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Academic Upgrading

Our Academic Upgrading and Preparatory Programs provide you with the opportunity to:

  • enter college without your grade 12
  • prepare for college at college
  • improve your written and verbal communication skills
  • update your math, physics, biology and chemistry knowledge and skills
  • earn your ACE Certificate (Academic and Career Entrance)
  • prepare for a college posts-secondary program
  • prepare for apprenticeship training
  • prepare for the GED ( High School Equivalency Certificate)
  • improve your workplace "Essential Skills"

At Doon, you purchase 12-week blocks of time and progress at your own rate. More than one block will usually be needed to complete the requirements in these courses. Each 12-week block will begin upon registration. Do not register until you are prepared to start. Most students take 18-24 weeks to complete a course.

For detailed information call 519-748-5220 x3681 or e-mail

Academic Upgrading at Doon

12 week block $241.56
Mon or Tue or Wed 6:00 - 9:00 pm or Wed 9:00am - 12 noon

Academic Upgrading at Guelph

Wed 6:00 pm - 9:00 PM
For information call 519-824-9390 x 6172.

Academic Upgrading at Stratford

Mon & Wed 5:30pm - 8:30pm
For information call 519-271-5700 x7227

Academic Upgrading courses are also available full-time and part-time at several campuses through daytime as well as on-line delivery

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