Academic and Career Entrance (ACE)

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Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) courses are non-post-secondary courses designed to prepare you to succeed in post-secondary and apprenticeship training. They are accepted as OSSD equivalent by Colleges and Apprenticeship for purposes of admission. There are 10 courses available. Most students participate only in the courses they need to meet admission requirement for further education.

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Continuing Education Health and Nursing

Completion of the Learn to Learn course. This 20 hour online course will help to determine if you have the necessary personal, computer and academic skills to successfully participate in ACE online learning courses. You will receive help to develop an Individualized Training Plan (ITP) based on your goal, and you will continue to be provided with advice, follow up and encouragement in partnership with your online teachers once you have registered in the ACE courses of your choice.

Learn to Learn Registration Process:

  1. You can start any day throughout the month.
  2. Visit the ACE Distance Delivery (opens new window) website.

You do not need to apply to begin this program. Start by ensuring you meet the admission requirements listed above and then register for the courses listed in the Program of Studies when they are offered.  Some courses have prerequisites, so please check the Program of Studies for details. Find out how to register for a course.

The following courses are available:

Course Number Course Name Course Hours

ACE Communications

MATH10047 ACE Apprenticeship Math 100
MATH10046 ACE Business Mathematics 120

ACE Core Math


MATH10044 ACE Technology Math


BIOL10011 ACE Biology 120
GSCI10004 ACE Chemistry 120
PHYS10000 ACE Physics


CRED10044 ACE Self Management and Self Direction


COMP10083 ACE Computers


High School Equivalents

To learn about high school equivalents for the ACE courses, visit the Obtaining Grade 12 Equivalents for Admission page.