The purpose of a transfer course is to enable students who alter their post secondary plans to transfer from one type of course to another in Grades 10, 11, and 12.
Transfer courses are designed to provide the knowledge and skills required to bridge the gap between two courses of different types.
In most cases, transfer courses are shorter and more focused than other types of courses, and can be delivered in a variety of ways.
Transfer courses will provide partial credits since they require students to demonstrate achievement of new curriculum expectations. The credits earned will qualify as optional credits toward diploma requirements.
Transfer courses are not remedial instruction provided to enable students to achieve the curriculum expectations of a course that they have failed to complete successfully; they are designed to adequately prepare students to meet the expectations of a different type