Community Adult Learning Program


Who Can Take CALP Classes?   What is the CALP class Structure?  How to Apply

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As a key component of Alberta’s Adult Learning System, the Community Adult Learning Program supports a network of organizations to deliver FREE part-time, non-formal literacy and foundational learning opportunities.

The Keyano College Community Adult Learning Program (CALP) is supported by funding from the Government of Alberta to support the unique and complex needs of adult learners in our community.  To empower learners in the Wood Buffalo region, our Community Adult Learning Program offers foundational learning opportunities in these areas:

  • English Language Learning
  • Math Numeracy Learner Paced
  • Reading and Writing skills

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

How to Apply

The CALP program accepts new students daily from September – June.   Classes for are now closed until September 2023. 

For more information email  or call 587-646-4358

fill out a registration form here Registration Form