Continuing Education

Adult students standing in classroom

The RCDSB's English as a Second Language program in Pembroke takes a trip to Heritage Village in Petawawa.

Continuing Education offers many educational opportunities for mature students. Continuing Education programs can help you achieve your educational goals and prepare for a new career while giving you the flexibility that you need. Perhaps you have always wanted to earn your Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or you want to improve your Math or English skills.
You can upgrade your skills through our Adult Literacy Program, enroll in our English as a Second Language (ESL) courses or work towards earning your high school diploma through credit programs, e-learning, Summer School eLearning or independent learning.  

Visit our Continuing Education Website for more information.

Our students include:

  • Adults of all ages
  • E.I. recipients and Ontario Works participants
  • Displaced workers
  • Individuals re-entering the work place
  • Persons resuming their education
  • Literacy and basic skills learners
  • English as a Second Language learners

Below is an example of some of the courses that we offer:



Adult Basic Skills

  • English, Math, Computers
  • Full-time, part-time, day or evening
  • Small classes
  • Career guidance

Adult High School Credit Program

  • Achieve your high school diploma
  • Full day programs
  • Flexible instruction
  • Co-operative Education
  • Summer credit program
  • High school correspondence courses

Employment Preparation Programs

  • Retail Customer Service
  • Computer/Job Readiness
  • Clerical worker
  • Employment Readiness and Skills


Continuing Education Website

Continuing and Community Education Head Office: 613-732-8740

Arnprior: 613-623-4189

Pembroke: 613-732-8105

Petawawa: 613-687-2231

Renfrew: 613-432-3156