Community Adult Learning Program

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The Community Adult Learning Program (CALP) at Keyano College assists adults in enhancing their reading, writing, math, basic digital skills, and English Language Learning (ELL/ESL). We focus on building skills that support continuous learning.

Our program provides informal, non-credit learning opportunities for adults in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. Stay tuned for exciting new workshops offered throughout the year. Explore the courses and workshops available below.

Who Can Take CALP Classes?

All adults 18 years and over who reside in Alberta are eligible to participate in learning opportunities and access service and supports


English Language Learning (ELL) Level 1:

In the CALP classroom you will:

  • You will learn basic English vocabulary and common English phrases
  • Improve fluency and clarity of conversational skills

English Language Learning (ELL) Level 2:

In the CALP classroom you will:

  • You will learn English fluency and build clarity of conversational skills
  • You will increase your working Vocabulary

Math Numeracy Learner Paced

This self-paced numeracy course will build your math skills for many goals, such as helping a family member with homework, managing a budget, or gaining work; the CALP at Keyano can help you reach your goals.

We can provide you with materials and pair you with a tutor to build your skills and confidence with:

  • Whole numbers, addition, subtraction
  • Multiplication and division
  • Fractions and decimals

Reading and Writing Skills

We can offer classes or pair you with a tutor to build your skills and confidence with:

  • Word use and sentence structure in daily correspondence.
  • Complex Sentence structures and expanded word use in stories, etc.
  • Academic skills up to Gr. 10. Includes textbook use, documents, and essays



Driver's 7 Preparation Workshop series

This workshop is for people who want to get their Alberta Class 7 Driver's license. In the course, you'll get better at studying (using tricks like skimming and note-taking), reading and writing, and doing tests (remembering things, figuring things out). Together we will review all topics in the Drivers guide, learn how to study better, and give you practice tests. Our goal is to help you feel ready for your test by giving you lots of practice and information.

Limited to 15 participants register as soon as possible. 


  • March 4 – 13, 2024
  • 5 days: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
  • Time: 5:00PM to 8:00PM

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Digital Skills Workshops

Enhance Your Digital Skills with Keyano College CALP. Workshops are designed for job seekers, newcomers, and seniors: Learn Windows 10 basics, web-based email, Internet Edge, cyber safety, file management, and job planning.

Registration and dates will be provided when available.


Start DateCourse NameStart TimeEnd TimeDay(s) of the WeekLocation:
Friday, February  23, 2024 Internet Matters: Searching Safely Online 3:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. Friday

BL 246

Friday, March 1, 2024  Writing Emails 3:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  Friday  BL 246


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General Educational Development (GED) Test Preparation Workshops

Join our workshops to get ready for the GED Test! 10 weeks of preparation with tutors available. We'll go over test sections in small classes, helping you build study skills and confidence.
Please note all Albertans need to, finish testing by May 3, 2024, because the GED is making way for the Canadian Adult Education Credential (CAEC).


Start DateEnd DateCourse NameStart TimeEnd TimeDay(s) of the WeekLocation:
February 20, 2024 March 8, 2024 GED Prep: Language Arts Reading & Writing 1:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. MON - FRI CC 267
March 11, 2024 March 22, 2024 GED Prep: Science 1:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. MON - FRI CC267
March 25, 2024 April 12, 2024 GED Prep: Math 1:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. MON - FRI CC267
April 15, 2024 April 26, 2024 GED Prep: Social Studies 1:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. MON - FRI CC267

 Tutors will be available to students. 

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How to Apply

The CALP program welcomes new students every week from September to June. Some classes have a short waitlist.

To join, fill out the form here:  Registration Form

For more information email  or call 587-646-4358