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Frequently Asked Questions

See an e-Channel FAQ

What is e-Channel?

e-Channel is the online Literacy and Basic Skills program. It is funded by Ontario’s Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development. This Employment Ontario program provides online literacy courses to adults in Ontario that are either

  • live courses in an online classroom at a scheduled time or
  • anytime courses done independently

What classes are available?

There are classes available in these subjects and more

  • math
  • reading
  • writing
  • spelling
  • employment
  • using digital tools
  • pre GED
  • test preparation

To learn more about e-Channel courses click here

What does it cost to take a course?

There is no cost to adults in Ontario.

Who offers courses?

e-Channel courses are delivered by these organizations

  • ACE Distance
  • Deaf Learn Now
  • Le service de formation à distance ([email protected])
  • Good Learning Anywhere
  • the LearningHUB

Do I need special training to take a course online?

No. Each organization offers help to new users. You must be able to

  • use a computer
  • study in English, French, or American Sign Language (ASL)

How do I register for a course?

Click the link on this site’s home page for the organization that offers the course.

If you have questions that are not answered here, please contact
[email protected] for more information.