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(Recently moved from J137)

Fennell Campus
Hamilton: 905-575-2029
Brantford: 519-756-8228 x5518 
Email - Hamilton Location 
Email - Brantford / Dunnville Location

Academic Upgrading

Step into the future with confidence

A tuition-free program that helps you build confidence and upgrade your skills.

Who Should Attend

Academic Upgrading can assist with:

  1. Postsecondary Program Readiness
  2. Apprenticeship Preparations and Support
  3. Employment Preparations and Support
  4. High School Credit Readiness

The Benefits

Entrance Requirements

Employment Ontario's Literacy & Basic Skills Programs require:

English as a Second Language (ESL): The Academic Upgrading program does not provide English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction. If English is your second language, Mohawk College invites you to find out your current level by taking the Canadian Language Benchmark Placement Test (CLBPT). Please sign up for the CLBPT by calling 905-575-1212 ext. 3957 or 3569. Alternatively, contact the YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford.

How it Works

Special Funding

Tuition is free and you may qualify for a Training Support Funds to help you pay for transportation and child care costs.

Contact Us

We can walk you through the process to get you started. View our program availability, locations and contact information.

Employment Ontario
This Employment Ontario project is funded by the Ontario Government.