This program is about clearing the way to new opportunities.
If you are looking to raise your grades or add academic courses to meet the entrance requirements for a college program, we can help. You can also improve your general employability skills and gain a valuable refresher if you’ve been away from training or the workforce for some time. We can help you transition to future opportunities waiting for you in post-secondary studies or the job market.
In addition to reading comprehension, writing, math and science, we are offering you Interesting and valuable subjects such as study skills, time management and critical thinking. These may be strengthened with cultural supports and community participation – we want to help you succeed!
Along with career and computer courses, you will be offered personal development instruction in areas such as health and wellness, nutrition, stress management, healthy relationships, self-determination, and active lifestyle. This combination of academic and personal skills development forms a solid foundation year and a clear pathway for you to enrol in other college programs.
In fact, upon completion of this certificate, you may receive credit for several courses that are transferable to the Comprehensive Arts & Science (CAS) Transition program! These include:
- Computer Applications I
- Career Exploration
- Indigenous History of Newfoundland & Labrador
- Indigenous Arts & Culture
This program can set you on the road to your future success. And we can guide the way.
Upon successful completion of this program graduates will be able to:
- Apply the necessary academic skills and foundational knowledge to succeed in college-level coursework, including critical thinking, writing, and study skills.
- Develop self-confidence through positive feedback, support, and encouragement.
- Adjust to college culture, including norms, expectations, and resources available.
- Create opportunities for personal growth, including leadership development, goal setting, and self-reflection.
- Connect with peers, faculty, and staff, building a supportive community that can aid in their academic success.
- Set and achieve academic and personal goals, ensuring that they are well-prepared for their college experience.
- Improve fundamental employability skills to enhance employment opportunities.
Eligibility for admission requires the applicant to meet the following criteria:
1. High School Graduation, or equivalent; OR
2. Students must be at least 19 years of age at the commencement date of the program, and have a minimum of Grade 9 completion, or equivalent.
Applicants who do not meet the education prerequisites for this program, are 19 years at the time of application, and out of school for at least one year may be considered on an individual basis under the Mature Student requirements; for more information regarding Mature Student Requirements please refer to Procedure AC-102-PR Admission.