Frequently Asked Questions, Links & News
Frequently Asked Questions
For students and parents investigating Dual Credit courses we have compiled a number of frequently asked questions along with their answers below. Click on a question to reveal the answer.
Students and parents seeking further information about Dual Credit courses may find these links to documents and other web sites helpful. Click on a category to reveal the available links.
|Dual Credit Program||View||Ministry of Education|
|Assessment & Evaluation in College Delivered Dual Credit Courses||View||Ministry of Education|
|Ontario Elementary and Secondary School & School Board Information Finder||View||Ministry of Education|
|List of colleges, contact information and their web sites||View||Ministry of Colleges and Universities|
|High School Finder||View||Ministry of Education|
|School Board Finder||View||Ministry of Education|
|Go here to learn about the different types of programs available including Apprenticeships, Diploma programs, Certificate programs and more.||View||Ontario Colleges|
|This page has information on all aspects of the application process incuding important dates, fees, requirements etc.||View||Ontario Colleges|
|Search on-line for apprenticeship opportunities and information about the skilled trades.||View||Halton Industry Education Council|
|A great resource site for anyone wanting to learn about Apprenticeships and the Skilled Trades in Ontario.||View||Ministry of Education|
|http://www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/employmentontario/training||View||Ministry of Colleges and Universities|
|Regardless of the program or college you choose you should be aware of the costs involved. Topics include tuition fees, budgeting advice and financial assistance.||View||Ontario Colleges|
|The Garfield Weston Awards program recognizes outstanding college-bound students who show a strong commitment to their fields of study and making positive contribution to their community.||View||W. Garfield Weston Foundation|
|Explore options for funding your education.||View||Mazemaster with Ministry of Colleges and Universities|
|Studentawards Inc. was established in 1998 and has been powering student marketing, insights and scholarships ever since.||View||Studentawards Inc.|
|Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)||View||Ministry of Colleges and Universities|
|A guide for writing a letter to an organization that grants||View||Scholarships Canada|
Students and parents may be interested to learn that the success of Dual Credit courses in providing a pathway to High School graduation and to a career focused College education has been noted in the media. Some of the articles on Dual Credit courses are listed below.
Toronto Sun Shines on Durham Centre for Success
When Amanda Moore began attending the Durham College Centre for Success last fall, she hoped to earn enough credits to complete her high school diploma.
Not only did she achieve her goal within a few months, she also earned a college credit and was accepted into the college's paralegal diploma program beginning in the fall.
Partnership carves early path for carpentry career
TIMMINS - When students graduate from École secondaire catholique Thériault's Grade 12 construction program, they'll already have a foot in the door towards post-secondary studies, and even a career.
Students to graduate with high school, college credits from new summer school at Algonquin College
Michaela Eyre was missing one credit as a result of a health issue she had.
But through a new summer program offered by the college along with the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board and Ottawa Catholic School Board, Eyre is completing her high school requirements this week and is to receive a college credit to go along with it.