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Academic Upgrading
NorQuest College is a recognized leader in academic upgrading. We have provided upgrading and foundational training in Edmonton for nearly 40 years, and have prepared thousands of students to progress to further education or pursue more rewarding livelihoods. Whether it's improving high school marks to gain acceptance to the post-secondary program of your choice at NorQuest or another institution, supporting your return to academics to pursue a new career, or improving your literacy and foundational skills for work and life, NorQuest can get you where you need to go in our friendly, mature, and student-oriented environment.

NorQuest is an accredited high school as well as a comprehensive community institution, offering Alberta Education high school credit courses and equivalency courses. Successful completion will allow you to move forward to pursue your goals.

NorQuest's highly qualified and experienced staff will support you in achieving your specific goals by designing an individual learning plan to meet your particular needs as quickly as possible, ensuring that you understand your learning path, and providing student services and supports along the way if you require them.
Academic Upgrading Programs
Academic Upgrading Courses
Academic UpgradingFull-time, Part-time, Online, Varies, Full or part-time
NorQuest College operates as an accredited high school and offers courses that follow the Alberta Education curriculum. As a post-secondary institution, we also offer high school equivalency courses that are accepted by Canadian post-secondary institutions and Alberta universities and colleges under the Alberta Council for Admissions and Transfer agreement.
These courses prepare you to continue on to study at NorQuest or other post-secondary institutions and increase your job opportunities. You will receive a skills and prior learning assessment and an individual learning plan to help you reach your specific goals.
NorQuest College has partnered with community adult learning programs (CALPs) to offer high school and college preparatory programming in communities around Alberta. Foundations for Learning includes a range of 12-week online courses to rural learners at a reduced tuition rate. Students work at their own pace through online, anytime courses. Approximately 45 hours of instructor-led activities will be provided to you. In addition, 30 hours of in-person tutorial support will be available to you in your community at the local CALP.
This full-time program focuses on increasing academic and personal communication skills for ESL (English as a second language) youth, ages 17–25, who wish to transition into an adult learning post-secondary environment. Youth in Transition offers small class sizes so that students can receive the maximum amount of individualized support from their instructors.

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  • NorQuest College

    Aboriginal Programs and Services NorQuest’s Aboriginal programs are designed to incorporate aspects of Aboriginal culture into program curriculum. You will receive a complete education that balances strong academic foundations with Aboriginal studies. Our Aboriginal-focused courses and programs include academic upgrading, as well as certificate and diploma programs in Health ...

    Contact Info: Phone: 780-644-5927 Email: academic.student.recruiters... Website: http://www.norquest.ca/prog...

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