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35 Weeks
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Certificate

Admission Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with:
    • Grade 12 English: ENG4(C) or ENG4(U)
    • Grade 12 Mathematics: (C) or (U) or Grade 11 Mathematics: (U) or (M)


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


Although not required for admission, Grade 11 Physics: (C) is recommended for your success in the program.

By First Day of Class, Students Must

  • Complete a Recreational Scuba Diving certificate (from an approved organization) 
  • Minimum of ten hours bottom time along with 20 logged dives before the start of the term.
  • Provide proof of physical fitness prior to diving — qualified physicians for this assessment can be found on the Diver Board of Canada website.