Literacy and Adult Education

Did you leave high school before graduating? Do you wish you were qualified for more jobs, or had the pre-requisites needed for further training? Education opens doors—to better jobs, better pay, more career choices.

If gaps in your education are holding you back, consider enrolling in our adult secondary, upgrading, skill development and employment readiness programs. We can help you unlock those doors and build a brighter future.

To apply for any of our programs you must be a Saskatchewan resident, and be 19 years of age and older or 18 years of age and out of school for at least one year.

Adult Basic Education

Our programs are offered at Sask Polytech campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon. All programs are available on-site at each campus. Additional and evening courses are offered remotely via Zoom. 

Adult 10

Adult 10

The Adult 10 certificate meets entrance requirements for select Sask Polytech applied certificates and GED preparation courses to prepare for entry level positions in the labour market.

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Adult 12

Adult 12

We offer multiple pathways, including the adult basic education pathway, several transition to post-secondary and dual credit pathways, and the option to take part-time studies during the day or evening.

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Essential Skills Development

Essential Skills Development

You'll gain essential skills and employability skills in preparation for employment, framed by authentic learning experiences​.

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GED® Preparation

GED® Preparation

A non-credit course which helps you prepare for the GED® tests. The course will help refresh your skills, familiarize you with the test format and build your confidence in taking timed tests.

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Ready to apply?

Watch this 20-minute video designed to answer any questions about Sask Polytech's daytime online, blended and face-to-face programs.

You are also encouraged to sign up and attend a Literacy and Adult Education information session to ask questions and receive assistance in completing the application. 

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Employment Readiness

An employment readiness program helps you identify current skills and build new abilities through classroom and work placements. The focus is on employment skills evaluation and training, including resume and portfolio development, computer and job search skills and high demand employment certificates.

You will enjoy one-on-one support and small group learning. We collaborate with local businesses and industries to give you learning and work placements. Canadian Language Benchmark level 6 (CLB 6) is a pre-requisite.


Tuition and financial assistance

Enrollment to these government sponsored programs is free of charge for eligible students.

Full-time students may also qualify for assistance through the Education and Training Incentive.

Information sessions

We offer virtual and on-site information sessions throughout the academic year. Stop by to meet with advisors, get your questions answered and enrol in your intended program. 

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Contact us

For further information, contact Literacy and Adult Education at your local campus.

Moose Jaw

Prince Albert

306-775-7463 (evening program recorded message)