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Tisdale Campus Graduation

Join us at 2pm, Tuesday, May 31 for the virtual premiere of the 2022 Tisdale Campus Graduation Ceremony featuring the Adult Basic Education and Office...

Nipawin Campus Graduation

Join us at 2pm, Monday, May 30 for the virtual premiere of the 2022 Nipawin Campus Graduation Ceremony. Congratulations to the graduates of th...

Melfort Campus Graduation

Join us at 2pm, Friday, May 27 for the virtual premiere of the 2022 Melfort Campus Graduation Ceremony. Congratulations to the graduates of th...

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 Program Information:

  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 19 to October 19, 2021
    • Block 2 – October 21 to December 17, 2021
    • Block 3 – January 6 to March 11, 2022
    • Block 4 – March 16 to May 27, 2022
  6. New Level 2, Pre-ABE10, program will start in January in Nipawin


Level 1 - Literacy

- partime program which offers 9 hours per week of instruction, face to face, in Nipawin.  The program focuses on entry level skill building.

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 2 - 30 Level Electives,  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)


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. 

How to Apply: Applications are accepted at any time.  Students are sent a letter of invitation to attend the on going testing and interviews that are scheduled for monthly in Nipawin and alternate months for Melfort and Tisdale.

Current Program Offerings


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