Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Program
  • The Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) program is a high school equivalency program for adult learners. It is delivered in class by Ontario’s community colleges and online by the College Sector Committee for Academic Upgrading through ACE Distance. The ACE program offers core and optional courses in communications, mathematics, the sciences, computers, and self-management/self-direction. ACE courses can be used to:

    • meet college and apprenticeship program specific admission requirements;
    • earn the ACE Certificate, a grade 12 equivalency; and
    • refresh academic skills.
  • This Employment Ontario program is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the
    Government of Ontario and through the Canada-Ontario Job Fund Agreement.
ACE Certificate

To receive an ACE Certificate, students are required to complete the communications course, one mathematics course plus any two other courses from the ACE course list. The ACE Certificate is recognized as an OSSD (grade 12) equivalent by Ontario’s community colleges and by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development. ACE courses have been evaluated by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development. The ACE Certificate is also recognized as an OSSD (grade 12) equivalent by a growing number of employers when hiring and promoting staff.

Career Coach

Timmins Campus
Tel: (705) 235-7240
kentishk@northern.on.ca
Kirkland Lake Campus
Tel: (705) 567-9291 Ext. 3606
tryong@northern.on.ca
Haileybury Campus
Tel: (705) 672-3376 Ext. 8840
batest@northern.on.ca
Moosonee Campus
Tel: 705-336-2913 x5609
garrodj@northern.on.ca
Northern College Academic Upgrading Centre
Cochrane, Ontario
Tel: (705) 272-4188
kyddc@northern.on.ca
Iroquois Falls Adult Learning Centre
Tel: (705) 232-5433
lrn2read@ntl.sympatico.ca
Timmins Native Friendship Centre
(705) 268-6262 ext. 228
tnfclbsprog@ntl.sympatico.ca
Northern College Access Centre, Moose Factory
25 Pedabun Rd. Moose Factory, ON
Tel: 705-658-4726 x222
turnerv@northern.on.ca