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School of Access

High School Diploma
  • High School Diploma
    High School Diploma
    Get your adult high school diploma in the Adult Learning Program.
  • Academic Credits
    Academic Credits
    Upgrade your high school credits and skills with Academic Career Connections.
  • Continuing Care Link
    Continuing Care Link
    Complete your high school graduation diploma and build your skills as a continuing care assistant.

School of Access Programs

Earn your high school diploma, get the academic credits you need to pursue a post-secondary credential or upgrade your English language skills in the School of Access.

Top-quality instructors are ready to work with you to provide a challenging and rewarding learning experience.

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Academic Credits

Pick up the credits to qualify for college and university programs and get started on the career you’ve always imagined with the Academic & Career Connections program.

High School Diploma

Finish your high school diploma and discover what opportunities open up for you. Take the first step with these programs:

English Language Training

Get the language skills you need to demonstrate fluency and further your studies with these programs:

Life & Employability Skills

Develop independent living skills and prepare for employment after high school or further education and training with the Achieve program.

Career Exploration for Incarcerated Youth

Limitless is a new program expanding access to post-secondary education for incarcerated Nova Scotians. Learn more

Online and Part-time Options

Many programs and courses are offered online and part-time.

Combine College and University

Already have a diploma or degree? Specialize and add to your skills with NSCC. We offer Advanced Diplomas and dozens of programs that give university graduates a competitive edge. View all NSCC programs.

Want a university degree? Many NSCC programs include courses that count toward a degree.  View programs with this option.

Get Career Advice

We can help you explore your career options, choose a program and prepare for the workforce.
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Upgrade your skills

The School of Access offers programs to help you kick-start your post-secondary education and career path.

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