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The Certificate of School Completion may be awarded to students with a significant cognitive disability who meet the qualification criteria listed below. Certificates will be generated using student information in PASI upon nomination by the principal/assistant principal of the school.
- The student, due to a significant cognitive disability, is not able to achieve any of the following certificates or diplomas:
- Alberta High School Diploma
- Diplôme d’études secondaires de l’Alberta
- High School Equivalency Diploma
- Diplôme d’équivalence d’études secondaires
- Certificate of High School Achievement (Knowledge and Employability)
- Certificat de réussite d’études secondaires (Connaissances et employabilité)
- The student has worked toward goals and objectives in their individualized program plan/instructional support plan.
- By the end of the nomination school year, the nominee has been a student for at least 12 years (and is 17 years of age or older by March 1 of the nomination year).
- The school year in which the nomination is being submitted is the student’s last year of school programming.
- The student’s registration in PASI usually includes one of the following special education codes at the time of school completion: 41, 43, 44, 52.
For further information regarding student eligibility for the certificate, contact Learner Services. For contact information, see Appendix 1.
In order for students who have achieved a Certificate of School Completion to receive their certificate at the end of their last school year, please submit nominations into PASI after March 31. If a student requires a certificate earlier, contact [email protected].