PROGRAM AT A GLANCE
Each course is $150 plus fees and books.
Upgrading and college preparation courses are offered in online anytime with free tutoring available at the local Community Adult Learning Program (CALP) centre.
English language training courses are offered online real-time at CALP centres around Alberta.
Contact us at 780.644.5857 or UpgradingOnline@norquest.ca for more information.
We recommend you take this short Math Self-Placement Test to help you choose the appropriate math course for you.
|GEDP1521|| GED Preparation Foundations |
Delivered in partnership with community centres, this flexible learning format allows students to learn strategies to prepare for writing the GED exam. Students focus on developing and improving their writing, reading, science, social studies, and math skills. Students also practise various GED assessment tests to help them feel more comfortable in a timed testing environment.
|MATH1524|| Prep for Practical Nurse Math Foundations |
Delivered in partnership with community centres, this flexible learning format assists students to prepare for entry into health-related diploma programs. Students focus on developing the math skills they need to be successful in the PN program and the health-care workplace. Successful completion of the course gives students the mathematics prerequisite needed for entry into the Practical Nurse Diploma program at NorQuest College.
|MATH1525|| Essential Mathematics Foundations |
Delivered in partnership with community centres, this flexible learning format allows students to study mathematics concepts related to whole numbers. Topics include whole number addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and place value. Successful completion of this course allows students to progress to Pre-Algebra.
|MATH1522|| Pre-Algebra Foundations |
Delivered in partnership with community centres, this flexible learning format allows students to develop the mathematics skills they need for algebra-based courses. Topics include operations with whole numbers (including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and place value) as well as more advanced topics (including integers, signed fractions and decimals, ratios, proportions, and measurement). This course prepares students for further math studies in Apprenticeship , GED, and High School Math Preparation.
|MATH1523|| High School Math Prep Foundations |
Delivered in partnership with community centres, this flexible learning format allows students to study the basic algebra skills required for high school mathematics courses. Topics include number systems, rational numbers, algebraic expressions and equations, problem solving, exponent laws, geometry and measurement. Successful completion of this course allows students to progress to Math 10C.
Online real-time courses
Online real-time courses allow students to participate in a real-time class-like setting. Using web conferencing, instructors and students meet online at a specific time of the day. Online tutorial service is also available from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm on weekdays. Real-time courses may be available during the Fall (September to December), Winter (January to April), and Spring (May to June) terms.Watch a video about online real-time courses
Online anytime courses
Online anytime courses allow students to learn on the day of the week and time of the day that work best for them. Students are given the flexibility of choosing their own study schedule or using the one suggested by the instructor. Some courses will be scheduled with set start and end dates, while others may be scheduled with a flexible start and end date (open entry/open exit).Watch a video about online anytime courses
Credits required for full-time status: 9 credits per term