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Adult General Education

With adult general education, you can complete courses, improve your language skills, and earn your Secondary School Diploma.

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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 customized for each student, following a personal learning plan.

Full-time students spend at least 20 hours per week completing courses. 

Exams are offered regularly throughout the year.

Our goal is to help you be successful and complete your courses as quickly as possible, so you can move forward and achieve your dreams!


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.