Upgrade Your Life!

Is not having your Grade 12 holding you back from jobs or college? Can’t get into a college program because you don’t meet the minimum requirements?

Confederation College’s Academic Upgrading program helps students get ready for the Academic & Career Entrance (ACE) program. We will help you improve your writing and speaking skills, ensure you know the basics of several school subjects including math and science and learn new skills for the workplace. If you need a little extra help upgrading your skills, the Academic Upgrading program can get you back on track.


  • Learn in an adult atmosphere
  • Flexible schedule lets you learn at your own pace and around your busy life
  • Study during the day, in the evening, or online through Distance Learning
  • FREE! - costs are 100% funded by the Ministry of Advanced Education & Development - Employment Ontario
  • Subsidies are also available for transportation, childcare & other barriers to education

Funded by:

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Kiaya Drake was recognized for earning her full ACE certificate and then enrolled...

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Kiaya Drake - Backgrounder


The best thing about Academic Upgrading is that I feel like my life is going to...

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