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6 Semesters (3 Years)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Admission Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with:
    • Grade 12 English: ENG4(U) or ENG4(C)


  • Mature Student Status (age 19 or older) with required course(s), their equivalent(s), or appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits (see Academic Upgrading).

Details on where and when to attend the admission session, and how to submit your online work will be mailed shortly after you apply to the program.

Admission to this program is competitive. Only the top ranked will be offered a seat in the program.

Additional Information

Attend an admission session and complete a drawing and writing assignment.

Submit a portfolio of work online – the portfolio should include:

  • Two life drawings
  • Two drawings of your own hand
  • Two object drawings
  • Two environment drawings
  • Two drawings of your choice
  • A written profile
  • A resume with the focus on any professional or volunteer positions that demonstrate creative or artistic talents