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Academic Upgrading Career and Academic Preparation

Red Deer Polytechnic

Red Deer Polytechnic

rdpolytech.ca
The Academic Upgrading program gives adult students an opportunity to 1. upgrade academic skills. 2. acquire a High School Equivalency Diploma that is accepted by other colleges and universities in Alberta and by most employers. 3. upgrade to meet entrance requirements for vocational, career, and university programs. 4. develop teamwork skills, work with others, practice problem solving, and develop effective study skills. 5. prepare for entry to the workplace or a chosen career. 6. create a portfolio of identifiable skills.
Contact

Registrar's Office
Red Deer Polytechnic
100 College Boulevard
Box 5005
Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 5H5, Canada

  • Program Type Academic Upgrading
  • Credential Type Non-Credential
  • Length 1 Year or Less
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements
Admission Procedures
  1. Placement Assessments. Upon applying to the Academic Upgrading program, you are required to write a brief assessment in English and Math. These assessments help to place you in the appropriate level of upgrading courses.  Please note: there is a fee to access the assessment.  
  2. After completing the assessment, you will be contacted by the Academic Advisor regarding your course registration and funding information.

Note: Transcripts will be required if you have attended high school or another post-secondary institution.


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Updated September 12, 2022. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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