Doors swing open when you start your future with confidence  

Level up your skills or earn your Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) high school equivalency certificate with our flexible program that works around your schedule. Whether you want to upgrade your math, English, science, or computer skills to improve your job opportunities, prepare for college programs, or just go back to school, you can start classes any month of the year.  
You’ll develop productive study habits and practice speaking more effectively. You’ll gain the problem-solving and team-building skills sought by employers. Your ACE certificate is recognized as an equivalent to an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) by all Ontario community colleges, as well as by the Minister of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development for apprenticeships and a growing number of employers.  

Program highlights

  • Flexible learning options to fit your schedule and study at your own pace  
  • Free for those who qualify (childcare, transportation, and other related costs may also be covered)  
  • Access to Cambrian College services, including computer labs, internet access, counselling, and free tutoring 
  • ACE is recognized as a grade 12 equivalency  

Admission requirements

  • Resident of Ontario
  • Eligible to work in Ontario
  • 19 years of age or older (18 years of age - interview required)

Program delivery

This program has a continuous intake that runs 12 months a year and offers classes in the day and evening, as well as online through our Learning Management System (Moodle). Individual timetables and courses of study are developed to accommodate your training needs and personal schedules.

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.