• Welcome Students & Parents
    No high school diploma and unsure what to do next?
  • How can I start my career?
    College + Apprenticships offer pathways to employment.
  • What are Dual Credits?
    A highly successful pathway to a variety of Skilled Trades!

Dual Credit Programs are a great choice for students:

  • At Risk of not graduating with an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSDD) or

  • Enrolled: Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) or

  • Enrolled: Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) or

  • Out of school, under 21, close to completing their OSSD or

  • Wanting to explore career pathways or

  • Seeking assistance with the transition to college (post secondary)

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dual credit programs help students to:

  • Discover the various college and apprenticeship pathways available

  • Test drive a skilled trade

  • Benefit from the supervision and support of their college instructor and the dual credit teacher at their school

  • Complete their Ontario Secondary School Diploma

  • Make a successful transition to college or an apprenticeship program

  • Get a new perspective on life beyond high school and begin training for a well-paid and fulfilling job

  • Experience College while still in High School - at no cost to the parent or student

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Introduction to Dual Credits

Hey this might be a fit for me, now what?

  1. Parents check out the "Message to Parents" and "Message From Parents" videos below.
    Students check out the "Success at Algonquin College" and "Amy's Story" videos below.

  2. Parents & Students if you have specific questions go to the FAQ page. It has answers to most initial questions.

  3. Parents & Students if you would like to hear more real life experiences with Dual Credits go to the Testimonials page. It has 10 videos featuring 13 students speaking in their own words.

  4. Parents & Students review this site and if you think a Dual Credit course may be a good fit for you or your child talk to your local Guidance Counsellor to learn about the specific requirements and opportunities in your area.

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A Message to Parents

A Message from Parents

Success at Algonquin College

This is Amy's Story