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Who can enroll?

Courses can be taken by students who are Ontario residents, 20 years of age and older, not currently enrolled in a public or government-inspected private schools.

How do I enroll?

Call us toll free at 1.877.262.2289 to schedule a meeting with a Campus Leader at any of our locations (Brantford, Cambridge, Guelph, Hamilton, Kitchener, and St. Catharines).  At the meeting, we will determine if your course is available, and inform you of your possible class times.  If everything looks good and you wish to enroll, you will be asked to show a government photo ID to confirm identification and age; and you will be given a copy of your contract application and invoice for your review.  After you’ve signed the contract and paid the invoice, we will begin processing your high school credit course so you can get started right away!

Additional documents (the following required documents will be scanned and uploaded to ILC):

  • Proof of Canadian Status (Canadian Citizen, landed immigrant or refugee)
    Any of the following: Canadian Birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian Citizenship Certificate, Permanent Residency Card, or Immigration Canada document indicating current refugee or landed immigrant status.

  • Proof of Ontario Residency (current)
    Any of the following: Ontario driver’s licence, photo identification card, utility bill, lease or rental  agreement, bank statement, city government correspondence with name and address on it .

  • Academic record of high school courses taken
    You will need to provide one of the following documents: Ontario Student Transcript (OST), Credit Counselling (CCS),  or Evidence of Learning for home schooled students.

How do I get my OSSD?

The OSSD requirements vary depending on whether you started Grade 9 before or after September 1, 1999. See your diploma requirements here, referring to the section that applies to you.

How many course can I take at one time?

You can apply for up to 4 courses at one time to a maximum of 8 courses. 

What is the cost? 

The ILC online high school courses is $50 per course (this covers the administrative fees).  Summit College can provide support from $25/hour to $50/hour depending on the support the student requires (i.e. monitoring support, 1-to-1 tutoring, etc).

What are the class times? 

Classes run 8:00 am to 2:30 pm; choose the class times that work best for you within this range.



How many units of study are in full-credit courses?

Full credit courses differ with respect to the number of unit submissions.


  • PDF Courses:   Will contain either 4 or 5 units of course work 

  • Interactive Online: Will contain 7 units of course work

Please note Half Credit Courses contain 4 units of course work.



How are course final marks determined?

Unit assignments accounts (Key Questions & Tasks) for 70% of the course final mark and the final test accounts for 30% of the course final mark as per the Ontario Ministry of Education Assessment and Evaluation Guidelines.

Do I have to pass each course unit in order to write the final test?

Yes, all course units must receive a passing mark in order to be eligible to write the final test.

How & where do I write my final test?

After receiving a passing mark in the final evaluated course unit of your course, you will receive an email notification indicating the arrangements of your final test. You will write your test in person, in your local area, with an ILC Test Supervisor.

What is the passing mark required in a course to earn a credit?

The passing mark for a course is 50%.



How do I get credits for courses and training programs completed outside secondary school?

Students over 18 can earn credit for courses and training completed outside secondary school in the following two ways: Maturity & Equivalent Credits and Prior Learning and Assessment for Mature Students (MPLAR).

  • Maturity & Equivalent Credits: You may ask for an assessment of your diploma requirements after you have completed one course with the ILC. There is no charge.

  • MPLAR: Only offered for Grade 11 and 12 equivalency. Only mature students who are 18 years of age and older and have not been enrolled in a regular day school program for at least a one year period may apply. You may ask for an assessment of your diploma requirements after you have completed one course with the ILC. The cost for the MPLAR assessment is $100.

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