College Delivered Dual Credit Program

Dual Credits allow students in secondary school to take college or apprenticeship courses that count towards both the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) and a postsecondary certificate, diploma, or degree, or an apprenticeship certification.

  • Experience college while still in high school at no cost to you

  • Earn high school credits and college credits at the same time in the same course

  • Learn in college state-of-the-art facilities

  • Explore different pathway options

  • Try something new

Dual credit - School College Work Initative

The York Region District School Board, in partnership with local colleges, offers many dual credit courses for Grade 11 and 12 students

Students may earn credits towards the OSSD through courses delivered by publicly funded colleges in Ontario that are participating in the ministry-approved dual credit program. Students may earn up to four optional credits through college-delivered courses.


Dual Credit Courses

See Dual Credit College Course Descriptions

Dual Credits Courses are offered in Semester 1, 2 and condensed Spring courses.


How To App​​ly

  1. Complete the online application form after speaking to a guidance counselor to review eligibility requirements.

  2. Ensure that you you check your Gapps email account for important messages and next steps to the application process.

  3. Information on the Orientation dates and times are usually available a week or two before the semester starts. As this information is shared by the colleges, it will be passed on to the Dual Credit students.


    Are you in Grade 12?  Interested in the Skilled Trades?

    Check out the Accelerated OYAP Dual Credit program!




      Additional Information


      Dual Credit Poster


      For more information

      Fadi Boutanos

      Pathways Consultant

      Instagram: @yrdsb.dualcredits and @yrdsb.pathways