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General Arts and Science-Workplace (GASW)

Available as a one-year certificate program

This two-semester program offers math, science, business, and communications enrichment, as well as various vocational elective courses. It allows students to broaden their knowledge while developing different career-specific skills.
  • Program Code

    GASW

  • Credential
    • One-year Ontario College Certificate

  • Start Date

    September entry

Find your career

This program is designed to broaden your knowledge while developing different career-specific skills.

Through two electives, one in first semester and one in second semester, students can experience topics ranging from Carpentry & Renovation and Mechanical Techniques to Journalism & Communications and Esthetics & Spa Management. Graduates have the option of continuing their studies in a diploma or advanced diploma program, or entering the workforce directly with this post-secondary credential.

Is it for you?

Ideal for high school and mature students who have or will earn an Ontario Secondary School diploma with workplace preparation credits.

The General Arts and Science – Workplace program offers a well-rounded experience through a mix of group assignments and class activities. Students will be able to work with a faculty advisor each semester to customize their timetable. Through Student Services, students will have access to peer tutoring, note taking, and assistance with math and writing. Career planning is also available to help students navigate their interests in different vocations, based on the following elective courses:

  • Art & Design Foundation
  • Business Administration
  • Carpentry & Renovation Techniques/Technician
  • Developmental Services Worker
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Esthetics & Spa Management
  • Film & TV Production
  • Fitness & Health Promotion
  • Journalism & Communications
  • Mechanical Techniques
  • Media Experience
  • Motive Power Fundamentals – Parts & Counter Personnel
  • Recreation & Sport Services

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