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Algonquin College

Site: Woodroffe Campus - Rm J205

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

Alternate Name Academic Access Centre ; ACE ; OCR
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
Description and Services
Description (Service) Academic upgrading courses which prepare individuals for college programs and/or employment * individuals can study only the courses they need to meet the admission requirements for a college program of choice, or they can earn the Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) which is recognized across Ontario as a Grade 12 equivalency for admission to college, and by many employers as meeting their minimum employment standard * delivery of most courses is individualized * placement tests determine which course to start in * continuous intake * daytime or evening * full-time or part-time 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 
Applicants must be 19 years or older. 
Applicants less than 19 years of age can be considered but must meet with an Academic Access Advisor first. 
Eligibility is determined by an initial English reading assessment.
Application Apply for initial assessment in person or on website. Must bring valid government ID and proof of address
Languages English
Fees Service ; Tuition is free for Ontario residents who qualify for financial assistance under the Institution-Funded Special Bursary or Literacy and Basic Skills programs; financial assistance may also be available for travel and/or childcare costs.  
Tuition fees: full-time students: $74.31 per week * part-time students: $6.30 per hour of instruction * books provided at no cost * annual IT fee of $87.72 (starting 26 August 2019) 
if registering prior to 26 August 2019 - please call for details.
Service Categories Adult Basic Education ; Adult Literacy Programs ; Remedial Education
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-727-4723 ext 5722
Social Media Facebook
Other Details
Established 1967
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Colleges and Universities ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 888260643 RR0001 (The Algonquin College Foundation) ; Fees - Tuition fees
Elections The Board of Governors is appointed.
Print Material 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 Colleges and Universities

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