Program Comparison Help

Decision-making made easy! This tool gives you a breakdown of individual programs offered at George Brown College and how they differ from other programs you’re interested in. Use this tool to select up to 10 programs to compare, helping you make the right choice for the career you want.

1. Under Program Comparison, click Add a New Program

2. Search for one of the programs you’re interested in (either alphabetically, by interest or by job)

3. Click on the title of the program in the menu

4. Click Add to Comparison

5. Continue searching for programs using steps 2-4

6. When you’re done, clicking Program Comparison will give you a preview of the programs and the option to delete, add or clear all

7. Open Program Compare for more details and an easy-to-read comparison of the programs you’ve selected


Reach Ahead Offerings

B.O.L.T. Day of Discovery

Each year, the Community Partnerships Office, TRIDEL , and the Children’s Aid Foundation co-host the BOLT (Building Opportunities for Life Today) Day of Discovery event which introduces 80 Crown Wards and their caseworkers to careers in construction. Participants tour a local TRIDEL worksite, giving them a rare opportunity to view a construction project in the making. The students also receive an extensive tour of the Centre for Construction and Technologies at Casa Loma Campus that include hands-on activities facilitated by CCET staff. In partnership with the College, TRIDEL also offers scholarship support. For more information please contact Joe Stapleton at

Pathways to Education “Reach Ahead” Course

In partnership with Pathways to Education™, twice a year we offer a credit course to youth who are in grade 11-12 in preparation for a post-secondary career, and as way to expose them to a post-secondary curriculum and setting. New students begin with an orientation and transition dinner with their friends and families, receive career advising and information sessions on financing post secondary education throughout the course, and Pathways to Education staff receive in service training on how to make connections with Post Secondary Institutions. For more information please contact Elizabeth Dantas at

Native Child and Family “Reach Ahead” Course

In partnership with Native Child & Family Services of Toronto, twice per year, we offer a credit course to youth from the Aboriginal Community aged 16 – 21 in preparation for a post-secondary career, and as way to expose them to a post-secondary curriculum and setting. Students also participate in onsite tours of the college and individual advising for participants interested in pursuing PSE. For more information please contact Joe Stapleton at

YMCA Excel Training

Each year the Community Partnerships Office provides Excel Training to selected clients at the YWCA. Training is provided on-site at the YWCA to women who are upgrading skills as they prepare to re-enter to the workforce. Completion of the course provides students with a George Brown College credit, often the first post-secondary success for many of the participants. For more information on this training, please contact Karen Tippett at

Creating Health +

The Creating Health + initiative, in partnership with our Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts, City of Toronto Shelter, Support and Housing Administration and the Daily Bread Food Bank, delivers 2 culinary training days per year. These training days provide shelter and drop-in staff/volunteers responsible for meal programs with an opportunity to learn from our top chefs and share their best practices. Participants also learn from City of Toronto Nutritionists. For more information and to register for a Creating Health + training day please contact Sacha Bradley at