Part-time Continuing Education
Campus: Sault Ste. Marie
Program Code: 1219


Enhance your communications skills (reading, writing and speaking) so that you can communicate effectively and with confidence. You will also further your knowledge of grammar and develop an appreciation of French culture. Whether you require knowledge of French for your career or enjoy vacationing in French-speaking countries, you will find this program very effective.

All courses are offered online via the internet. Online courses begin every January, May and September. Some courses are also offered starting each month.

This program is available on a course by course basis. Students in this program are not eligible for OSAP funding. Courses within this program must be completed within 7 years, unless otherwise specified.

Requirements & Program Information

Ontario Secondary School diploma with Grade 12 English (C) ENG4C or mature student status.

Career Path

A review of the Services Canada job board for Ontario reflects the need for bilingual applicants in both public (federal and provincial) and private sectors. There is significant demand in positions requiring interaction with the public (customer service, sales, travel, and hospitality), teaching, healthcare, business, office/clerical, human resources, social services and IT. Positions are not restricted to any one geographic area however there is demand particularly in Eastern and Northern Ontario.

For more details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, see the Government of Canada website:


  • All course requirements must be completed within 5 years.
  • Overall average of 60% or a GPA of 2.0
  • A minimum of 25% of courses must be completed through Sault College

Prior Learning Assessment (PLAR)

Ontario Secondary School Diploma students who have successfully completed, within the last four years, French grades 9-12 or OAC, Academic or Open level international language program, may be credited with levels 1 and 2 of Sault Colleges French Language Online courses. These courses may be credited upon receipt of your OSSD and an official transcript from your High School.

Students who have successfully completed Sault Colleges FRN101 and FRN102 within the last 5 years may be credited with levels 1 and 2 of the French Language Online courses.

Students with other credentials may be eligible for Prior Learning Assessment and should contact Student Services.

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