Adult students are students who have turned 20 years old prior to September 1st of the current school year. Stop in at our school to access career counseling and get help with educational planning. Learn about the shortcuts and advantages given to adult students
The current rate for adults is $550 for a five credit course, or $110 for a one credit course. Financial assistance is available for eligible adults. To confirm eligibility and to arrange a funding interview, call 1-844-392-4706. The following paperwork can be prepared in advance and brought to the interview:
- Learner Benefit Application
- Training Provider Information (Needs to be completed and signed by Didsbury Career High School staff)
- Direct Deposit Registration
Tuition must be paid or funding confirmed before course work can begin.
Who is a mature student?
Look in the Guide to Education to see the criteria for mature students. If you are uncertain about your status as a mature student, please call the Assessment Sector at Alberta Education at (780) 427-0010 (toll-free 310-0000).
High School Equivalency Diploma for mature students
Alberta offers a High School Equivalency Diploma as an alternative to obtaining your Alberta High School Diploma. There are two ways for mature students to earn their High School Equivalency Diploma: Accumulated Credits or writing GED Tests.
The requirements for a High School Diploma can be found through the Courses / High School Planning link on this website.