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High School Courses – Information

Understanding the Course Code

The first five characters of the course code indicate the subject, grade level, and course type. They are based on the Common Course Codes used in all secondary schools in Ontario.

How to Decipher a Course Code (example: ENG2D-A)

Subject Grade Course Type ILC Indicator
ENG 2 D A
The first three characters of the course code (ENG in this example) refers to the name of the course. ENG2D-A is English. The fourth character (2 in this example) refers to the grade of the course.
1 = Grade 9
2 = Grade 10
3 = Grade 11
4 = Grade 12

ENG2D-A is a Grade 10 course.
The fifth character (D in this example) refers to the type of course.
P = applied
D = academic
O = open
E = workplace preparation
C = college preparation
M = university / college preparation
U = university preparation

ENG2D-A is an academic course.
The sixth character (A in this example) is for internal use by ILC.
Deciphering an ILC Course Code


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