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Adult 12 Diploma

The Adult 12 diploma is equivalent in academic standing to the Regular High School diploma, unlike the GED. Most post-secondary institutions recognize it for admissions, though some programs may require additional courses.

To be accepted in the Adult 12 program you must be either:

  • 18 years of age and out of school for one year

What DLC courses are required to earn my Adult 12?

Seven credits are required to complete the Adult 12 program, and the DLC offers everything you need to complete your diploma.


English Language Arts (ELA): ELA A30 and ELA B30

Canadian Studies: History 30 or Native Studies 30

Math: One 20 or 30 level

Science: One 20 or 30 level

Electives: Two 30 level

Pick Courses

Steps To Apply

Register for your DLCgo Account

Create your DLCgo account – DLCgo is our student dashboard and how you request courses. You will need to fill out a student profile before you can get started

Select Your Adult 12 Courses

Seven credits are required to complete the Adult 12 program, and the DLC offers everything you need to complete your diploma.

Complete Your Registration

If you are under 22, courses are free and you can start your learning! If you are over 22, please make your payment to start learning.


*This program is not available to students under the age of 18.

Are you only a few credits short?

If you are close to graduating and only need a few courses to complete your diploma,
the Regular High School program might be a better fit for you.

For more information on the Adult 12 program or to set up an appointment with your career cousellor, contact dlchelp@sunwestsd.ca today!



Ready to get your Adult 12?

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