High School Credit Programmming For Adults
Working Towards An Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
H.S. Credit Programming:
- Adult Day School (age 18+)
- Adults achieve high school credits in a wide array of high school credit courses
- Adults whose first language is other than English can also earn English as a Second Language (ESL) credit courses are also offered The ESL credit levels differ from CLB levels
- English Literacy Development (ELD) credit courses are offered as well for adults whose first language is other than English or is a variety of English significantly different from that used in instruction in Ontario schools.
- Adult Night School (age 21+) Course offerings similar to day school.
- Ed-Vance (re-engagement based credit programming for ‘at-risk' youth 18-20)
- Distance Education high school credit courses earned online or via correspondence through the Independent Learning Centre (ILC) – (age 18+)
H.S. Credit Programming With A Workplace Focus:
- Co-op Adults gain work experience while earning high school credits.
- CanEx Co-op Assists foreign trained professionals gain experience in the Canadian workplace and develop language proficiency for the workplace.
- Certificate Programming
- Personal Support Worker Certificate (age 21+)
- Childcare Assistant Certificate (age 21+)
- Internationally Educated Teachers Certificate Co-op Program (21+)
- Pre-Apprenticeship Programming
- Hairstyling (age 21+)
- Dual Credit Programming Allows students, while they are still in secondary school (Grade 11 or 12), to take college or apprenticeship courses that count towards both the OSSD and a postsecondary certificate. (all ages). Students are frequently participating in the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) or the Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Program.
H.S. Credit Programming Linked To Specific College/University Programs:
- Pathways to Practical Nursing Program (in partnership with George Brown College)
- Police Foundations (in partnership with Centennial College)
- R.U.N. Program (in partnership with Ryerson University - allows students to enter a university level sociology course)
Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition For Mature Students (Mplar):
Formal evaluation and credit-granting process whereby students may obtain up to 26 secondary credits as recognition for prior learning. The PLAR process for mature students involves equivalency and challenge components (ages 18+)
Transition Resource Co-op (TCDSB) - Promotes life skills for personal independence, develops work-related skills/attitudes and develops a network of community resources (ages 18-20)
NOTE: FOR DETAILED INFORMATION ON THE ABOVE PROGRAMS, PLEASE CONSULT THE "HIGH SCHOOL & UPGRADING" SECTION UNDER THE PATHWAYS TAB.