High School Completion

Why Finish High School?    

Finishing high school is the first step to helping you secure a positive future in post-secondary education or in the workforce.

For most jobs in Alberta, you need a minimum of a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma. To be accepted into many post-secondary programs, you need specific high school or high school equivalent courses.

Below are links to achieving various forms of High School Credentials:

  • Alberta High School Diploma   - The requirements indicated in this chart are the minimum requirements for a student to attain an Alberta High School Diploma. The requirements for entry into post-secondary institutions and workplaces may require additional and/or specific courses. 

  • Certificate of School Completion   - How to qualify for or nominate a student with a significant cognitive disability for the Certificate of School Completion.

  • Certificate of Achievement  - For students who are enrolled in Knowledge and Employability courses and who satisfy the requirements as outlined in the chart.

  • Equivalency Diploma    - If you are no longer in high school, and don't have a diploma, you may require a high school equivalency diploma for employment or education.

  • Diploma as a Mature Student   -  Mature students are eligible to receive the Alberta High School Diploma or the Certificate of High School Achievement. They must complete the specified requirements except for Physical Education 10 and CALM.