Dual Credit

School College Work Initiative (SCWI)

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Dual credit programs help students transition from high school to college and apprenticeship programs. They help students complete their Ontario Secondary School Diploma with customized learning and exposure to the college environment. 

Students have the opportunity to:

  • Earn high school credits while studying at a local college or taking apprenticeship training 
  • Get a head start on learning and training for their future careers

Who is eligible?

Grade 11 and 12 students who need learning opportunities outside of high school and who would benefit from a college or apprenticeship experience to complete their Ontario Secondary School Diploma. 

Dual credit programs are for students who: 

  • are under the age of 21 who have the potential to succeed but who are at risk of not graduating from high school
  • have left high school before graduating
  • are participating in boards' re-engagement initiatives 
  • are in college-delivered Level 1 OYAP programs
  • are in Specialist High Skills Major programs

A wide variety of programming is available from:

  • Aviation Technology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Health, Human Care and Wellness
  • Media, Design and Dramatic Arts
  • Sport and Recreation
  • Trades and Technology
  • Apprenticeship Dual Credit

View the current program list here

Learn more about the SCWI program

Looking for more information about the Dual Credit program? Want to register? 


Near North District School Board
Alysha Young
(705) 472-5419 x 4066

Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board
Mark Mechefske
(705) 494-8600 ext. 40412
Cell: (705) 358-3964

Nbisiing Secondary School
John Chowns

Conseil Scolaire Catholique Franco-Nord
Sylvain Vachon
705.472.1701 ext. 2328
Cell: 705.358.3571

Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario

Paul Séguin
705.474.5500 poste 235
Cell: 705.358.1499