HCDSB Additional Qualification Courses
The Halton Catholic District School Board is committed to the professional development of its staff. In fulfilling its Catholic mission and mandate, it actively supports the spiritual and intellectual growth of its members.
I will instruct you and teach you the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you.Psalm 32.8
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
- Religious Education in Catholic Schools: Part I
- Religious Education in Catholic Schools: Part II
- Religious Education in Catholic Schools: Specialist
- Mathematics Primary & Junior: Part I
French as a Second Language (FSL)
- French as a Second Language (FSL): Part I
These courses meet the OCT AQ course requirement of 125 hours. Three (3) sessions are offered throughout the year in the fall, winter and summer.
All AQ courses will be offered online using Brightspace/D2L. The majority of the learning is asynchronous and may include up to 90 minutes per week of synchronous learning.
2020-2021 AQ Course Session Dates
|Registration Opens||January 5, 2021|
|Registration Deadline||January 20, 2021|
|Course Begins||January 25, 2021|
|Last day to withdraw refund||January 29, 2021|
|Course Ends||April 30, 2021|
|Registration Opens||June 1, 2021|
|Registration Deadline||July 2, 2021|
|Course begins||July 5, 2021|
|Last day to withdraw refund||July 8, 2021|
|Course Ends||July 30, 2021|
Summer 2021 AQ Course Offerings
Registration for the Summer 2021 AQs is now closed. Details regarding the AQ schedule for the 2021-2022 school year will be posted soon.