Transfer Opportunities

Transfer Within

Seamless Transfers between Programs

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Many programs at Lambton College allow students to transfer from program to program without losing time or credits. So rethinking your pathway doesn't need to set you back.

On the flip side, you may like your program so much, that you want to build upon what you've learned. We have options available that allow you to gain credit for a portion of a second program if you've already completed a certificate or diploma.

Options Available

Pre-Programs - Don't meet the admission requirements? We can prepare you for success.

Common First Years & Transferable Credits - Complete one program and apply what you've learned to another.

Apprenticeship - Learn a trade while accumulating apprenticeship hours.


Pre-programs are preparatory programs that allow you to acquire the necessary pre-requisites or the entrance marks to apply to other College programs. You can also use these programs to gain more confidence and to better prepare academically for a diploma program.

The preparatory programs at Lambton College include:

Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas & Degrees
This pre-program provices a great transition opportunity for students lacking the prerequisites for Bachelor of Science - Nursing program.
Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Certificates & Diplomas
Prepare yourself for success with this pre-program aimed at gaining admission to certificate or diploma programs in the health sciences area.
Pre-Technology & Trades
Are you looking for a technical career but aren't sure which one or don't have the admission requirements - this is the pre-program for you.

Common First Years & Transferable Credits

There is no need to back track or apply again - see how many of our programs share common first years and credits so it is easy for you to gain additional credentials or change your mind and follow a new path.

Construction Carpentry Techniques

  • Is the first year of the Renovation Construction Technician program.
  • Includes credits that can be transferred to Instrumentation & Control Engineering Technology.

Electrical Techniques

  • Is the first year of the Electrical Power Distribution & Control Technician program.

Criminal Justice Programs

  • Police Foundations and Border Services programs all share a common first year.

Office Administration

  • Executive and Health Services share a common first year

Business Programs

  • Business and Business - Accounting share a common first year.

Hairstylist & Esthetician Programs

  • These two programs have a number of transferable credits.

Programs with Apprenticeship Hours

Many of our skilled trades programs offer apprenticeship credit when you've completed the program. You can also receive credit for some in-school portions of an apprenticeship.

Renovation Construction Technician

Receive credit for the basic level, in-school component of the General Carpenter Apprenticeship.