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Dual Credits


Students participate in apprenticeship training and college courses, earning dual credits that count towards both the high school diploma and the college diploma, degree or apprenticeship certification.

Dual Credits engage students through exposure to college courses and the college experience while supporting their successful transition to postsecondary education.

Who are they for?

Students who may need learning opportunities outside of high school and who would benefit from a college or apprenticeship experience to complete their Ontario Secondary School Diploma.

How do they help?

Dual Credit Programs can help students move from high school to college and apprenticeship programs. They can help students complete their Ontario Secondary School Diploma while customizing their learning with exposure to the college environment.

Students have the opportunity to:

- Earn high school credits while studying at a local college or taking apprenticeship training
- Gain experience to transition to postsecondary education or apprenticeship
- Get a head start on learning and training for their future careers. ...

More Information and Contact

For more information on the above topics, please contact Student Services at your child’s secondary school.
NEW Manufacturing and Welding Dual Credit Program with Mohawk College

NEW Manufacturing and Welding Dual Credit Program with Mohawk College

Scheduled to begin February 2016 a new dual credit program with an emphasis on skills for Advanced Manufacturing careers will run mornings 8:30—10:30 am Monday through Friday at the Stoney Creek Campus of Mohawk College. Transportation will be provided.

Suitable for students in Grade 12, the program offers students the opportunity to earn two credits, one in Technical Practices and a second in either Welding or Mechanical Techniques. These credits will be recognized on the student’s high school transcript as secondary credits and on a Mohawk College transcript as two college credits. Students interested in registering for this program should contact Karen Krueger at the Nicholas Mancini Centre at 905 525 2930 extension 2892 or on or before December 17, 2015.

Dual credit programs are programs approved by the Ministry of Education that allow students, while they are still in secondary school, to take college or apprenticeship courses that count towards their Ontario Secondary School Diploma and post-secondary college diploma, including a Certificate of Apprenticeship.
Entry into these programs is guided by the Student Success teams at each of our secondary schools.