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Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) – Certificate

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Program Details

  • Program Code:6820
  • School:School of Advancement
  • Credential:College Preparation
  • Program Type:Certificate program
  • Program Length:1, 2 or 3 semesters

Program Overview

Program Overview

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The Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate program is a tuition-free academic upgrading undertaking that offers college and career preparation, helping you reach your academic goals through essential skills training.

You must complete four credits to receive your ACE certificate. These will include mandatory English and mathematics, along with biology, chemistry, self-management or digital literacy electives.

Program Highlights

  • Courses in ACE are 14 weeks in length.
  • The courses are facilitated in a supportive learning environment.
  • Thanks to small-sized classes, there are opportunities to interact with your fellow peers as well as encouraging and dedicated faculty.
  • Mentors will work closely with you to help you determine appropriate career and post-secondary goals.

The Government of Ontario funds this Employment Ontario program.

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Career Options and Education Pathways

Career Options and Education Pathways

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Career Outlook

  • College Entry
  • Apprenticeship
  • Employment preparation

Education Pathways

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Professional Associations

College Sector Committee for Adult Upgrading

Community Literacy of Ontario

Metro Toronto Movement for Literacy

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

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Academic Requirements

*Exceptions may be mande to accept learners under 19 year years of age.

How to Apply

How to Apply

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