Education

Huron County offers a variety of learning options for all ages, skill levels and needs. There are 24 elementary schools, five secondary schools and two post-secondary school campuses throughout the county, as well as several adult education opportunities.

Post-Secondary & Adult Education

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Centre for Employment & Learning

The Centre for Employment & Learning is a one-stop employment and educational facility bringing the world of learning to Huron County residents offering:

  • Computer courses
  • Workshops
  • High school credits and academic upgrading
  • GED Preparation
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Skills Upgrading & Readiness Program (SURP)
  • Career Planning
  • Employment Services: Resumes, Interview Skills, Job Search
Fanshawe College

Fanshawe College is here to serve the community, welcoming full-time, part-time and dual-credit students in a number of diploma programs, certificates and community-interest courses.

Contact North / E-Learn Network

Contact North/E-Learn Network provides online continuing education options for Huron County residents. Providing access to both college and university level programs and courses, Contact North enables learners to learn at home with support from the local learning and employment centres.

The Regional Equine & Agricultural Centre of Huron Inc. (REACH Huron)

The Regional Equine & Agricultural Centre of Huron Inc., (REACH Huron) is a non-profit registered charity that supports the agricultural community of southwestern Ontario with a special focus on equine studies. Reach offers a variety of learning opportunities for children and adults. REACH Huron offers innovative programming as well as recreational activities to support both the equine and agricultural industries.

The LearningHUB

The LearningHUB is a free Literacy and Basic Skills Upgrading program offered by The Centres for Employment & Learning of the Avon Maitland District School Board.  The LearningHUB provides flexible, online opportunities to upgrade reading, writing, math, computer and other essential workplace skills to adults in Ontario so they can:

  • Be prepared to get a job, or to perform better in an existing job;
  • Be ready to take a secondary school credit course or Grade 12 equivalency test (GED);
  • Be more comfortable entering a college, university or apprenticeship program;
  • Feel better about themselves and their ability to reach their life goals.
Huron County Library

The Huron County Library provides access to programs, services, and learning resources for residents of Huron and area. To access the services, all that is required is a library card. Branches of the Huron County Library are located in Bayfield, Blyth, Brussels, Clinton, Exeter, Goderich, Hensall, Howick, Kirkton, Seaforth, Wingham, and Zurich.

Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships combine job experience with technical training. Apprenticeship in Ontario is the responsibility of the provincial government, which offers apprenticeship studies in a variety of fields. Apprenticeships are available to adult and youth learners.

Apprenticeships are available to high school students through the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP). The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) is a secondary school cooperative education program that allows students to participate in an apprenticeship occupation, while working towards their Ontario Secondary School Diploma.

How Can We Help?

Huron County is always excited to support new and innovative ideas and businesses.
We’re here to help!

Find Us

54 West Street,
Goderich, ON N7A 2K3
Canada

Phone

+1 (519) 524-8394 ext.6