Academic Upgrading

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Domestic students should apply using a Conestoga College Program Application Form. This form can be obtained from any Conestoga College campus OR by writing directly to the Registrar's Office OR by using the College website at www.conestogac.on.ca/admissions/forms.

Send completed applications to: Conestoga College Admissions Office 299 Doon Valley Dr. Kitchener, Ontario Canada N2G 4M4

International students should refer to How to Apply International. Please note: not all programs are open to international students. Interested students should check the listing of open programs on our international students web page before applying.

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To effectively participate in remote learning, students in this program must have reliable Internet access and meet these device requirements.

Program description

Academic Upgrading provides adult learners with the opportunity to improve their mathematics, communications, science, and computer skills up to college-entry level. Students complete only the topics required:- for entry into post-secondary programs, trades, apprenticeship or other college programs;- for employment;- for work or interest;- for GED test preparation (high school equivalency).

Program details

Code: 1405
Delivery: Full-time
Length: Varies with student's academic goal
Start: Depending on the course, either continuous or cohort intakes.
Campus: Brantford (50 Wellington Street), Cambridge (Downtown), Guelph, Stratford, and Waterloo
Credential: Certificate

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CONESTOGA COLLEGE
Virtual OPEN HOUSE
JANUARY 9, 2021 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
MARCH 13, 2021 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

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You may be eligible for waiver of tuition and for financial assistance with childcare and transportation. Please contact the campus of your choice for more details.

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