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

General Information

​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

  • 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. 

Course Format

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

Winter 202​1

Registration OpensJanuary 5, 2021
Registration DeadlineJanuary 20, 2021
Course BeginsJanuary 25, 2021
Last day to withdraw refundJanuary 29, 2021
Course EndsApril 30, 2021

Summer 2021

Registration OpensJune 1, 2021
Registration DeadlineJuly 2, 2021
Course beginsJuly 5, 2021
Last day to withdraw refundJuly 8, 2021
Course EndsJuly 30, 2021

Winter 2021 AQ Course Offerings

The following courses are being offered in the Winter 2020 Session. Click on the buttons below for more information and to register:

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