Academic & Career Entrance and College & Employment Preparation | St. Clair College
Program Code: C772
Status: Open

ACE - 15 weeks per level
CEP - Varies based on individual progress

ACE - September, January, May
CEP - Continuous Intake

Temporary Delivery Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic:
Spring 2021 Program/Course Delivery

Stephanie DeFranceschi
519-972-2727 ext. 4302

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ACE English and ACE Math will be offered online.

For an assessment for ACE online, please contact Jeremy Roberts at We will be conducting an online assessment until further notice.

Students are asked to please keep checking their college email and St.Clair College Website as this information could change. We will continue to update our webpage as more information is released*.

Stay healthy and be safe,

Sincerely the ACE/CEP Department

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Program Overview

This program is perfect for people who need the admission requirements to apply to a college program, to upgrade their workplace skills, or begin apprenticeship training. These courses are at a high school level of difficulty and are used for entry to a college program only. They do not provide the learner with a Grade 12 diploma.

Courses range from:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Skills
  • English
  • Physics
  • Self- Management
  • Technical Math

Opportunity to be assessed at intake, then placed in the appropriate course and level that you need to reach your goals. College Employment Preparation (CEP) or Academic Career Entrance (ACE).

A.C.E. is recognized throughout the Ontario College system and a learner’s certificate is available.

Admission Requirements

  • Placement testing
  • Age 19 and older
  • A permanent resident of Ontario
  • Fluency in English with a minimum of Level 6 completed in speaking and listening skills with Canadian Benchmarks Test

Application Process

To apply for this program, call 519-972-2727 ext. 4551.


The curriculum below is for incoming students:

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