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Adult General Education

You can complete courses, improve your language skills, and work towards a secondary school diploma. This is referred to as General Education. 

ALERT: Students may only enter adult education buildings at their scheduled class time and must complete a daily health check before entering the building.
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Ready to earn your high school diploma?

Need certain courses for a post-secondary program?

We’re here to help. Sabtuan Adult Education Services can give you the tools to improve your literacy, complete Secondary-level courses, and prepare for your future.

General education programs are self-guided and customized.

You can complete courses at your own pace with the help of a dedicated teacher. 


General education is offered in each community during the school year (September to June). Find out which courses are available in your community by visiting the community pages listed below. You can also email  for more information.

Earn your Secondary School Diploma

SAES provides a welcoming, culturally-rooted environment for adult students who want to return to school. Choose the courses you wish to take, then work one-on-one with your teacher to reach your goals.

Prepare for the workforce

Build work and life skills with our "Socio-vocational Integration" (SVI) program. Offered in select communities, SVI uses community work placements and class activities to help students increase their capacity.

Advance your Education

Need the prerequisites for a Vocational or Post-Secondary program? We'll help you complete the courses you need to reach your goals.

Improve your Language & Literacy

Learn how to read, write, or speak a language with adult education! SAES offers a variety of options for learners at all levels, including Pre-Secondary, Literacy, and Conversational Cree and French courses.

What do you need to graduate?

A Secondary School Diploma is awarded to an adult learner who has obtained at least 54 credits in Secondary IV and V. At least 20 of these credits must be in Secondary V.

These 54 credits must include:

  • 12 credits in language of instruction, at least 6 of which must be at the Secondary V level
  • 8 credits in a second language, at least 4 of which must be at the Secondary V level
  • 4 credits in Social Sciences at the Secondary IV or V level
  • 8 credits in Mathematics, Science and Technology, at least 4 of which must include Mathematics

*The number of credits obtained in language of instruction and second-language must not exceed 36. 

Meet with our guidance counsellor to review which courses you need to graduate.

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