Algonquin College

Site: Woodroffe Campus

Service: Academic Access Centre - Academic Upgrading / Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate

Description and Services
Description (Service) Academic upgrading program (from literacy to grade 12 equivalency) for adults who require skills or pre-requisite courses to enter a postsecondary program * retrain for employment opportunities * individualized program that can be taken in the daytime on a part-time or full-time basis, or during the evening * course components include communication * mathematics * biology * chemistry * success strategies * computer skills
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm * program and class hours are irregular, call for details
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and up 
Candidates must be 19 years or older
Application Apply in person
Languages English
Fees Service - Tuition fees ; Day course fee for full-time students: $80.16 per week * day course fee for part-time students: $6.80 per hour of instruction * evening course fees are published on-line * financial assistance may be available to those who qualify for tuition, child care and travel from the Ontario Special Bursary program or from Literacy and Basic Skills * books provided at no cost * $10 non-refundable deposit upon time of registration. (2018)
Service Categories Adult Basic Education ; Adult Literacy Programs ; Remedial Education
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-727-4723 ext 5722
TTY Phone 613-727-7720
Fax 613-727-7625
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Karen Carr, Coordinator and Professor; Phone: 613-727-4723 ext 5283
Alternate Name ACE ; Career and Academic Access Centre
Former Name Basic Training for Skills Development
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Nepean
Address & Map
Woodroffe Campus
1385 Woodroffe Ave, Rm J205
Ottawa, ON K2G 1V8
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Intersection Woodroffe Ave and Navaho Dr
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot * parking meters
Other Details
Established 1967
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 888260643 RR0001 (The Algonquin College Foundation) ; Fees - Tuition fees
Elections The Board of Governors is appointed.
Resources Various * college calendar * on course
Resources Website, library, access to computers and the Internet, College calendar and On Course, on-line guides to available courses
Accreditation Yes, by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development

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