Adult Basic Education

Adult 10

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Program Description

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.

Admission Requirements


Admission Requirements

  • Complete an academic assessment
  • At least 18 years old and out of school for one year
  • Not have completed Grade 10 or Grade 12

Acceptance Policy

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

Delivery Method

This course is mostly classroom learning for six hours per day.

Attendance Policy

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.

Fall 2021 - Adult 10 - La Ronge

Program Length: 9 months
Start Date: 08/30/2021
Division: Adult Basic Education
Campus: Other
Location: La Ronge - Adult 10
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Fall 2021 - Adult 12 - Big River

Program Length: 9 months
Start Date: 08/30/2021
Division: Adult Basic Education
Campus: Other
Location: Big River - Adult 12
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Fall 2021 - Adult 10 - Waterhen Lake

Program Length: 6 months
Start Date: 11/01/2021
Division: Adult Basic Education
Campus: Other
Location: Waterhen Lake - Adult 10
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