Algonquin College

General Arts and Science - Pre-Trades

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:General Arts and Science (Ottawa)
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Construction Trades, General
Description:This one-year Ontario College Certificate program is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in the trades. Students explore six trades: general machinist, building construction technician, cabinetmaking and furniture technician, sheet metal, automotive and plumbing. The program includes hands-on experience, demonstrations and provides students with a basic understanding of the trades.

Graduates are eligible to receive an Ontario College Certificate in General Arts and Science - One Year, with concentration in Pre-Trades. Graduates can apply to other programs at the College or continue their studies in Year II of the General Arts and Science Ontario College Diploma program. Some credits may be considered as transfer credits towards other college programs.
URL:General Arts and Science - Pre-Trades at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $1,513
International: $6,090
Scholarships:2
Careers:Construction ManagersBoilermakersIronworkersSee More...

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or Mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 (subject to change) will be charged.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 26, 2018

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