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General Arts & Science Certificate- Pre-Trades Stream

Available at: Cornwall | Kingston

Overview

The General Arts & Science (Certificate) program offers a foundational year for students preparing for the workforce or for future study. Students in the Trades stream take core Arts & Science courses in conjunction with a series of hands-on trades labs. Students receive instruction in Bricklaying/Masonry, Plumbing, Electrical, Carpentry, and Mechanical trades.  These labs are complemented by required courses in communication, computers, physics, mathematics, professional effectiveness, and general education. Students take an online general education elective in the second semester.

Highlights

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Program Name

General Arts & Science Certificate- Pre-Trades Stream

Program Code

0478RD

Credential

Ontario College Certificate

Start Dates

September

Program Duration

2 semesters in 1 year (500 hours)

Location (Campus)

Kingston

Canadian Fees

2017-18 tuition fee: $2,935.68. Compulsory fee: $1,242.15. All fees are subject to change in 2018-19.

International Fees

2017-18 International tuition fee: $13,800.00. Compulsory fee: $1,916.15. All fees are subject to change in 2018-19.

Additional Costs

Scholarships and Bursaries

Program Outline 2018-19

Semester 1
Communications
Computers
MATH 103 Introductory College Math
Professional Effectiveness
Bricklaying and Masonry
Carpentry

Semester 2
Communications
Physics
Electrical Circuits
Intro. to Machining
Plumbing
General Education Elective (Online)

Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with the majority of Grade 11 and 12 courses at the C, U or M level including the following prerequisites:

  • Grade 12 English at the C or U level
  • Grade 11 Math at the C, U or M level

For OSSD equivalency options, see Admission Requirements.

Bonus Points

Full-time General Arts and Science students who achieve a GPA of 3.00 or better for at least one semester will receive an additional 10 percent in their admission assessment when applying to any post-secondary diploma program at St. Lawrence College. This will be particularly beneficial for programs that are highly competitive and therefore ranked.

Prerequisites

Health Requirements

Articulation & Credit Transfer Opportunities

SLC graduates have many options to continue their studies with post-secondary institutions across Canada and around the world. Agreements between SLC and other institutions that are specific to this program are listed below. In addition, there are many credit transfer pathway agreements between colleges and universities within the province of Ontario. Please also visit www.ontransfer.ca to search for options relevant to your program area of study.



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    Program Contact

    Jim Elyot
    jelyot@sl.on.ca

    Admissions Information

    Connect with a College Career Advisor:
    dreamit@sl.on.ca

    International Students Contact:
    international@sl.on.ca


    Additional Information

    Programs at St. Lawrence College are delivered using a variety of instruction modes. Courses may be offered in the classroom or lab, entirely online, or in a hybrid mode which combines classroom sessions with online learning activities. Program delivery can be run weekdays, weekends or evenings. Upon registration, each full-time student is provided a St. Lawrence College email account which is used to communicate important information about program or course events.

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