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.