School of Access
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.
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:
- Adult Learning Program (ALP)
- ALP – African Canadian Transition Concentration
- ALP – English as an Additional Language Concentration
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
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
Come see our campuses and experience life at NSCC.
The School of Access offers programs to help you kick-start your post-secondary education and career path.