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Adult Basic Education

Adult Basic Education (ABE) is an umbrella term that refers to a wide range of services. Credit and non-credit programs are designed to help adult learners achieve their goals. 

These goals may include:

ABE Update:

  1. Programs are running primarily online with some face to face support but limited on-campus requirements
  2. On-campus and online instructor support and online tutor support available for all classes
  3. Seats maybe available in all programs in January
  4. Opportunity to enter for a single class and be complete in approximately 6 weeks for High School completion and upgrading.
  5. With the 4 Block system (2 classes for 9 to 10 weeks), new ABE 12 classes will run:
    • Block 1 – August 24 to October 23, 2020
    • Block 2 – October 26 to December 22, 2020
    • Block 3 – January 5 to March 9, 2021
    • Block 4 – March 10 to May 28, 2021
  6. New Level 2, Pre-ABE10, program will start in January in Nipawin


Level 2 – Pre - ABE 10

- programming to build up skills and confidence in math, communications and digital literacy.

Level 3 - ABE 10

– A five credit program offered by the Ministry of Immigration & Career Training intended to prepare you for further education or entry into programs requiring a Grade 10.

Classes include:

The Nipawin program also offers a 30 Level Elective, Financial Literacy 30 – which reduces your ABE 12 requirements to only another 6 credits.

Level 4 - ABE 12

– An Adult 12 is a 7 credit program that uses Ministry of Education 20 and 30 level classes to provide you with the academic credits necessary to graduate and continue on to post-secondary programming with Sask Polytech or university.

There are 5 compulsory credits:

Two 30 electives are also required and we offer: (not all courses are available at all locations)

Tisdale also offers:

These two classes are dual credit classes and can be used as 30 level electives and also are 2 of the 3 classes necessary for the ECE Level 1 Certificate of Achievement.


On line classes from any location include:

At this time, programs are being offered throughout the region in Melfort, Nipawin, Tisdale, James Smith Cree Nation, Little Red First Nation, and Red Earth First Nation. 

How to Apply: Applications are accepted at any time.  Students are sent a letter of invitation to attend the testing and interviews that are scheduled for November and April.

Current Program Offerings


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