Course Description

The Additional Qualification course in Communications Technology, Grades 11 and 12, focuses on the skills and theory underpinning the study of Communications Technology. It addresses student development, program planning and delivery issues, the school
environment and other issues related to teaching and learning.

Course Outline

Topics include:

  • Exploring the fundamental technological concepts in Communications Technology, Grades 11 and 12
  • Inspecting and reporting on the learning environment, facilities, equipment, resources and state of maintenance and repair for delivering Communications Technology, Grades 11 and 12 courses
  • Demonstrating skills to integrate information and communication technology where appropriate
  • Engaging instructional strategies to create real-world contexts appropriate for the student in both individual and group learning experiences
  • Integrating differentiated instruction and universal design in the planning, development and implementation of learning experiences
  • Creating fair and equitable assessment and evaluation methods to promote student learning
  • Planning, organizing and implementing effective health, safety, sanitation and environmental standards in the Communications Technology, Grades 11 and 12 facility
  • Understanding the importance of professional collaboration that supports student learning




There are no textbooks required for this course.


OSAP Funding for AQ Courses

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) now includes funding for hundreds of micro-credential programs. The micro-credentials plan ensures loans and grants will be available to more learners to rapidly upskill and reskill for in-demand jobs. Please be advised that this AQ course is on the list of eligible courses for OSAP funding. Please view the Micro-credential website for details and eligibility. https://www.ontario.ca/page/micro-credentials-ontarios-postsecondary-schools.


Who can get OSAP?


OSAP is open to Ontario residents of any age who are:

  • Canadian citizens
  • permanent residents, or
  • protected persons

 If you have questions regarding Micro-credential funding, please contact Student Awards and Financial Aid at award1@uwindsor.ca.



  • OCT "Certificate of Completion" in good standing
  • Completion of ABQ Communications Technology, Grades 9 and 10 or
  • 5 years of related full-time wage-earning work experience OR
  • See below for the combination of post-secondary education and related work experience that would be considered equivalent. (work-related experience must be wage-earning, full time, in the related field, documented on company letterhead outlining the duties performed) OR
  • 2 years of wage-earning work experience, at least 4 months of which were continuous  and
  • post-secondary education consisting of a program leading to an acceptable post-secondary degree in the related field  OR an apprenticeship program in a related field  acceptable to the University of Windsor


Teachers who DO NOT have Technological Studies 9/10 and 11/12 in one subject area listed on their Ontario College of Teachers Certificate of Qualification are  required to meet the 9/10 prerequisites for the same course.

Teachers are eligible to take the 11/12 level course with no further prerequisites after successfully completing the 9/10 level in the same area. 


Important Notice: While we endeavour to be as accurate as possible while reviewing your qualifications for courses in our program, the Faculty of Education bears no responsibility for ensuring you have met the qualifications as per the guidelines of the Ontario College of Teachers. It is your responsibility to learn which prerequisites you will need. https://www.oct.ca/members/additional-qualifications/prerequisites


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Section Title
ABQ Communications Technology, Grades 11 & 12 (Winter 2024)
Section Schedule
Jan 29, 2024 to Apr 14, 2024
Delivery Options
Online - Asynchronous Learning  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $735.00
Reading List / Textbook
There are no textbooks required for this course.
Section Notes

The deadline to enroll in Winter 2024 is January 15th, 2024.  All tuition fees and supporting admission documentation is due by this date.

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