MTML PROGRAMS > Seneca College Academic Upgrading

Seneca College Academic Upgrading

A fast track, tuition-free program for Ontario residents aged 19 and over who wish to upgrade their educational qualifications for access to college diploma programs, apprenticeships or the workplace.

  • Reading/Writing/Math

  • Science

  • Digital Skills

  • Self-Management

  • Self-Direction


ADMISSION: Program is tuition-free. A partially refundable book deposit may apply.


SERVING: Anglophone

REGISTRATION PROCESS: Applicants must complete an assessment of literacy and numeracy skills and take part in an interview with our Student Advisor to be invited to one of our 5 annual Orientation dates. Refugee Claimants, Convention Refugees and Protected Persons must have a valid Study Permit in order to start classes.

INTAKE: Intake dates are early September, November, January, March and May. Length of time in the program will vary with assessment levels and goals. Average time in program is eight months. Daytime and evening programming available.

ELIGIBILITY: Residents of Ontario aged 19 and over who meet our assessment requirements.

ACCESS: All assessment, orientation and instruction offered virtually during the COVID-19 crisis.


Seneca College Yorkgate Campus
1 York Gate Blvd, North York, Ontario, M3N 3A1