Dual Credit

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Through the Dual Credit Program, high school students have the opportunity to earn up to 4 dual credits by taking part in apprenticeship training and college courses. Students enrolled in the program can earn both high school and college credits upon successful course completion.

Students may be eligible if they are:

  • At risk of not graduating from high school.
  • Enrolled in a Specialist High Skills Major.
  • Enrolled in the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program.
  • Returning to high school to get their diploma.
  • Interested in exploring career pathways, including apprenticeships.
  • Looking for help with the transition to college or an apprenticeship program.

The Dual Credit Program was introduced to meet a number of important goals that are critical to student success and achievement including:

  • Introducing students to a variety of career options in a broad spectrum of industries.
  • Getting a head start on a career in a field of interest.
  • Helping students make appropriate career choices before they enter full-time post-secondary school.
  • Assisting students in completion of their Ontario Secondary School Diploma.
  • Experiencing a college environment.
  • Easing the transition from high school to college.
  • Acquiring skills that can be used over a lifetime.

Read more about the Dual Credit Program as explained by Algonquin College.

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