Adult Basic Education – Overview

Standard Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age and out of school a year unless referred by a school division.
  • Must meet the necessary academic pre-requisites and entrance requirements.

Literacy Services (Across the Region)

  • One-on-one tutoring services (volunteer tutors)
  • Training for volunteer tutors
  • Resource materials
  • Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (English as an Additional Language)
  • Learning Labs (Fort Qu’Appelle, Kamsack, Yorkton)
  • Part-time program to upgrade math and/or language skills for Adult 10 entry, GED, Adult 12 or post-secondary preparation.
  • Movement to full-time ABE programs will be determined by attendance and academic progress.

Adult 10 (Fort Qu’Appelle, Kamsack, Melville, Yorkton)

Classes required for Adult 10 Certificate (5 credits):

  • Mathematics
  • Communications
  • Social Studies
  • Science
  • and Life/ Work Studies

Adult 12 (All Campuses)

  • Grade 12 credential recognized by employers and post-secondary institutions.
  • 5 compulsory credits: ELA A30, ELA B30, a 20 or 30 level Science, Social Studies 30, and a 20 or 30 level math.
  • Plus 2 electives at the 30 level (one credit may be granted for work experience)

GED (All Campuses)

  • Language Arts Writing
  • Language Arts Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Mathematics
  • You must be a resident of Saskatchewan, at least 18 years old & without a Saskatchewan Grade 12 High School Diploma. Some exceptions may apply.
  • Evening classes: Part-time evening classes are available in Yorkton. Other locations arranged according to need.

GED “Plus” (All Campuses)

  • Preparation and writing of GED tests plus any pre-requisite courses required for further training
  • Pre-requisite: Student must have a minimum Adult 10 to take 30-level credits and pass an entrance test.

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