Academic Upgrading at Northshore Campus (Marathon)

Improve your skills for employment, apprenticeship, college preparation, or to earn your grade 12 equivalent. Upgrade your skills in our Academic Upgrading – Literacy and Basic Skills program! 

Serving the communities of Pic River, Pic Mobert, Marathon, Nipigon, Schreiber/Terrace Bay, Pays Plat, and Red Rock. 

Academic Upgrading

Top Highlights 

  • Learn in an adult atmosphere 
  • Continuous intake – start whenever you are ready 
  • A flexible schedule lets you learn at your own pace and around your busy life 
  • Study during the day, in the evening, or online
  • Take only the courses you need to meet your personal goals 
  • FREE! – Costs are 100% funded by the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development – Employment Ontario  
  • Childcare and transportation support available for those who qualify

The Academic Upgrading program can help you: 

  • Upgrade math, English, science, or computer skills 
  • Prepare for a postsecondary program or an apprenticeship 
  • Improve your job opportunities and employment skills 
  • Obtain your high school equivalency certificate

Improve your future! Take that step and register today!

Contact Information:  

Julie Chevrier, Academic Services Assistant 
P: (807) 229-2464 ext. 1 
E: [email protected] 

Line Schwantz, Classroom Assistant 
P: (807) 229-2464 ext. 2 
E: [email protected] 


Academic Upgrading Program – Literacy and Basic Skills, Marathon Campus 

2 Ontario St., Suite 11, Box 520
Marathon, Ontario
P0T 2E0  

For more information see the Marathon Campus webpage.


Funded by:

employment Canada



My experience in academic upgrading has been nothing short of amazing! ~ Andrea — Read More

I had to do a mature student assessment and I was able to do the upgrading program … ~ Thornton — Read More