Other credit opportunities

Please see www.quinteadulteducation.ca for more details.

Learn While You Earn – Specialized Co-op

Learn While You Earn – Specialized Co-op (GLN4OE/CO-OP)

Did you leave high school just before earning all the credits you needed for graduation?

Would you like to try a new way to earn the credits you are missing?

If so, Specialized Co-op is a new program available to students who have left school prior to fulfilling their graduation requirements. You will have found employment or a volunteer position. You will keep your job while working on an online or correspondence course and earning two co-op credits for a total of three credits.



Some non-post secondary courses that adult students have taken may qualify as equivalent credits. For example: apprenticeship training, some military courses, community college upgrading.



Do you have an opportunity to start and Apprenticeship program but you require a Grade 12 diploma? Mature students can start and apprenticeship while finishing their Grade 12. A blend of correspondence online courses and workplace hours can all count toward credits and your apprenticeship while you go to work. All Apprenticeship placements are subject to approval and must be found by the adult learner.

PLAR Testing

PLAR Testing

PLAR (Pdf) Testing Math, English, Science, Geography/History

*Students with fewer than 16 Grade 9/10 credits can earn up to 16 credits by writing up to 4 assessment tests Must be 18 years of age and out of school for one year.

Mature Credits

Mature Credits

The Ministry of Education permits the granting of a maximum of 12 mature credits to adults returning to school. These credits only apply to adult students who start high school, in the Province of Ontario, before September 1999.

Dual High School/College Credit

Dual High School/College Credit

Get a head start on college by doing a dual credit! Earn a high school credit AND a college credit from Loyalist College.

Course: Portfolio for Lifelong Learning – The portfolio for lifelong learning has many benefits, such as better adaptation to change and improved opportunities for employment and personal enrichment. This course will introduce learners to reflective practices as they relate to portfolio development and lifelong, life-wide learning. Learners will also develop an understanding of the various types of portfolios, their uses and the process for developing them.

Course runs March 23 to May 18, 2021

Tuesday and Thursday → 6pm to 9pm

Benefits of taking a dual credit: 

  • Get a sense of expectations of a college credit, ease transition
  • Access to learning sessions around pertinent topics such as OSAP
  • Fee for college application is waived
  • No cost to students

For more information, please contact Christine at [email protected]

Contact information and to register for a course

Belleville Centre – William R Kirk Building
Room 105
224 Palmer Road
Belleville, ON K8P 4E1

Phone: 613-962-3133

Fax: 613-962-0391

Email: [email protected]

Office hours
September to June
Monday and Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. -6:30 p.m.
Friday: closed

Summer hours
Monday to Thursday: 8:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 4:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Friday: closed


Last updated: March 2, 2021 at 10:07 am
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