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Dual credit programs enable students to earn both a college credit and a non-compulosry secondary credit. Students are eligible to earn a maximum of four dual credits towards their Ontario Secondary School Diploma.


Dual Credit programs may appeal to students who are:

- disengaged; interested in a fresh start in a college setting

- looking for opportunities for more hands-on learning

- OYAP students interested apprenticeships


Students may:

- combine a college DRC program (one to five days per week) with a high school day program

- students enrolled in Co-operative Education may be able to earn up to six credits in a semester (determined by home school on a case by case basis)​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


Students are provided, FREE of charge:

- College tuition

- textbooks

- transportation: centrally arranged school bus or transit tickets/Presto Cards/TTC tokens

- a boot subsidy (if safety shoes/boots are required)


Some examples of courses may include:

- Centennial:  Heavy Duty Equipment

- George Brown: Culinary Desserts, Digital Art & Design, Evolution of Music

- Humber Lakeshore: Criminal Justice, Social Psychology, Theory & Practice of Film & TV

- Humber North: ECE, Studio Production, Spa Management, Life Drawing for Animation, OYAP Level 1 Cook, Digital Culture

- Humber Orangeville: ECE, Police Foundations, Spa/Cosmo

- Humber Carrier: Home Renovations

- Seneca:  Event Planning

- Sheridan Skills Training Centre: Plumbing, Welding, Electrical, Industrial Trades, Construction Trades, Exploring the Trades

- Sheridan - Davis:  Operating Systems, Robotics

- Sheridan - Trafalgar:  Police Foundations, ECE, Fitness Leadership, Dog Grooming, Art Fundamentals, Studio Production


If you are interested in applying for a dual credit program, please speak with your Guidance Counsellor or your Co-op Teacher. Please note, space in each Dual Credit program is extremely limited.



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