Adult Basic Education
Did you leave school before completing grade ten, or have you been out of school for a long period of time? Would you like to finish Grade 12? Enrolling in Adult 10 might be the next step in achieving your goals.
Adult 10 is a nine month program that includes five core courses. It is offered at SIIT campuses in Regina, Saskatoon, Prince Albert, and in various community locations.
Completing Adult 10 at SIIT will prepare you to enter Adult Basic Education 12, or pursue employment and some apprenticeship opportunities.
*SIIT does not currently offer upgrading.
- Complete CAAT Test
- At least 18 years old and out of school for one year
- Not have completed Grade 10 or Grade 12
Strong preference is given to applicants who are Status First Nations, but SIIT programs are open to anyone.
English Language Benchmark and International Students
SIIT not currently legislated to accept International Students. You must be a Canadian/ Permanent Resident to apply.
To be admitted into this program you must be able to understand and communicate in English (Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment of six – CLB6).
- Communications 10
- Life/Work Studies 10
- Foundations of Math and Precalculus 10
- Social Sciences / Native Studies 10
- Workplace and Apprenticeship Mathematics 10
- Science 10
Tuition and Fees
There is no cost to attend Adult Basic Education programs at SIIT. Once accepted, program staff will help you to secure Provincial Training Allowance (PTA).
What to Expect
Day to Day
This course is mostly classroom learning for six hours per day.
Regular attendance is essential for academic success. Each program has specific attendance requirements that must be adhered to in order to graduate.
If you have been approved for Provincial Training Allowance (PTA), you must maintain a 90% attendance to remain eligible for funding.
50% in at least five Adult 10 courses is required to complete this program. If you complete Adult 10, you will receive a Certificate of Attendance (Level 3) and an SIIT Transcript.
Career & Post-Secondary Opportunities
Completing Adult 10 will prepare you to enter Adult Basic Education 12 or pursue employment and apprenticeship opportunities.
To explore Adult 12 or other SIIT programs, click here.
For assistance finding employment, please contact your local SIIT Career Centre.