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School Within A College (SWAC)

School Within A College is a Dual Credit program providing senior students the opportunity to try out post-secondary education at a college campus while completing a high school diploma. It is an option for students who are not comfortable in the high school environment, or students who want to recover credits in order to graduate with their class, or students who wish to pursue a college pathway. SWAC programs are available to BHNCDSB students and will allow eligible students to:

  • Attend a semester at Conestoga College (Brantford Campus), Fanshawe College (Simcoe Campus), or Mohawk College (Oshweken Campus)
  • Complete the required Ontario Secondary School Diploma with the help of a Secondary Dual Credit Teacher
  • Take College Courses in
    • Media: Computer Software Applications & Introduction to Audio, Fitness and Wellness or Child Development: The Early Years ECE through Conestoga (Brantford Campus)
    • Fitness and Wellness, Success Strategies in Health, or Self and Others for PSW through Fanshawe College (Simcoe Campus)
    • Introduction to Welding, Introduction to Construction, Automotive, Computer Application for Business, or Introduction to Post Secondary Experiences through Mohawk College (Oshweken Campus)

For further information regarding SWAC programs and to obtain a registration form, talk to a guidance counselor at your home school.



Conestoga College

Pamela DiTomaso

T: 226-388-4977

Fanshawe College

Greg Davis

T: 519-718-1011