HCDSB Additional Qualification Courses 


HCDSB Additional Qualification Courses

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The Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) has been accredited by the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) as a provider for the following Additional Qualification (AQ) Courses:

 

  • Religious Education in Catholic Schools: Part I
  • Religious Education in Catholic Schools: Part II

Please note that Religious Education in Catholic Schools: Part III (Specialist) will be offered in the Fall 2019 session (pending OCT accreditation).

These courses meet the OCT AQ course requirement of 125 hours. Three sessions are offered throughout the year in the fall, winter and summer. Currently, these courses are only offered to permanent or occasional teachers who are employed by HCDSB.

AQ Course Session Dates


Winter 2019​

Registration Opens December 20, 2019
Registration Deadline February 1, 2019
Course Begins February 7, 2019
Last day to withdraw with refund February 21, 2019
Course Ends June 25, 2019​
Reports sent to OCT July 25, 2019



Summer 2019

Registration Opens April 26, 2019
Registration Deadline June 26, 2019
Course Begins July 2, 2019
Last day to withdraw with refund July 8, 2019
Course Ends July 30, 2019​ (approximate)
Reports sent to OCT August 30, 2019



Fall 2019

Registration Opens June 26, 2019
Registration Deadline September 5, 2019
Course Begins September 12, 2019
Last day to withdraw with refund September 26, 2019
Course Ends February 4, 2020 (approximate)
Reports sent to OCT March 4, 2020


Course Fees


Permanent Teachers with HCDSB
The Halton Catholic District School Board covers the cost of the Religious Education in Catholic Schools AQ courses for permanent HCDSB teachers. Permanent teachers wishing to take the course will be required to pay a holding fee of $100.00 at the time of registration. This $100.00 fee will be reimbursed to the candidate upon successful completion of the course.

Occasional Teachers (OT) and Long-term Occasional Teachers (LTO) with HCDSB
The cost of the Religious Education in Catholic Schools AQ courses for LTOs and OTs with the HCDSB is $550.00 per course. This fee is payable at the time of registration. LTOs and OTs who obtain a permanent teaching position with HCDSB will be reimbursed for the cost of the HCDSB Religious Education in Catholic Schools AQ, provided they have proof of payment and proof of successful completion of the course.

 
Spring 2019 Course Offerings


The Spring Session is currently underway and ends on Tuesday, June 25th, 2019.

 

Summer 2019 Course Offerings​

 

The Summer 2019 Session begins on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, and ends on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. To view the description, requirements, schedule and to register for a course, click the course names below:​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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