École du développement et des sciences générales

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The Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) program is free and can help adults seeking to upgrade their academic credentials at their pace, day or night.  The program is designed for adults seeking to obtain an ACE Certificate without having graduated from high school and are seeking to:enrol in a college postsecondary or apprenticeship program;upgrade their skills and knowledge to improve work performance;gain the minimum requirements for a specific trade;pass a general competency test to obtain a professional qualification certificate;upgrade their basic skills.The ACE Certificate is recognized by colleges and admissions offices as the equivalent to having completed grade 12. A number of employers are now recognizing the ACE Certificate as the equivalent to a high school diploma.

Duration :

1 semesters



Delivery :

In Class

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Requirements and Fees

Tuition Fees


Other requirements

To pass, participants must obtain a minimum of 70% in each course. Statistics show that, on average, ACE graduates pass college classes with a 3.2 grade point average (B+).

Course Details

Semester 1

Code Course Title
Choisir 2 cours
Communication française
Choisir 1 cours de mathématiques

Other information

Garantie Boréal


Option apprentissage



  • The Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) program is a continual intake program. That means you can enrol anytime!
  • Full time students (17 hours per week) can register for one postsecondary course per semester, at no charge. This allows students to explore a field of study.
  • Participants benefit from a customized training program (full-time or part-time), ongoing registration, and all the services offered at Collège Boréal (sports centre, tutoring, special needs, resource centre, computer labs, student services, etc.). The learning material is free and financial aid to cover transportation fees is available to those who qualify.