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Ontario College Certificate | 2 semesters | Barrydowne

Are you unsure of your career goals? Not sure which college or university program is best for you? Work with our educational planners to create a customized two-semester certificate program that will allow you to explore your academic and career options while earning College credits. Most students choose this option as a bridge to other college program or to university studies.

Program Highlights
  • 1 year – 2 semesters

  • Create a customized timetable to explore various programs and career paths

  • Receive support from Cambrian staff to develop an individualized educational plan to meet your needs and interests

  • Grads can bridge into another College program

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General Studies

Admission Requirements

For graduates of the new curriculum (OSS): Ontario Secondary School Diploma (30 credits) or equivalent or mature student status, including:

  • Any grade 12 English (C), (U), or (M)


Program Delivery

This program will be delivered in the following terms:


Winter Term Start

  • Depending on course availability



Fall Term Start

Winter Term Start

  • Depending on course availability


For specific term start/end dates and other key dates/deadlines, please see the 2017-18 Academic Schedule which will be posted on our website in early 2017.

Program of Study

Please note: Elective course choices depend on available space in classes, timetable constraints, and prerequisite courses.

Semester 1

SSC 1002 Thinking, Reasoning, Relating

   Any College Level Writing-Based English Course
   Any 3 or 4 Credit College Level Mathematics Course
   Choose 5 to 7 Elective Credit Courses

Any one of the following:
   Any College Level Compute Course
   Any 3 or 4 Credit College Level Science Course

Semester 2

Any 3 credit Social Sciences Course
Choose 11 to 14 Elective Credit Courses

Tuition and Ancillary Fees

Please see our fees page for the breakdown of tuition and mandatory ancillary fees by program and semester for both domestic and international students.

Books & Supplies

Depends on course selection.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates may find employment in occupations requiring a general education or with organizations that prefer to administer their own training programs.

Please note: Cambrian College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.

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