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Courses - general information

If you are intending to go to a university, college or some other post-secondary institution, you should choose your high school subjects to meet the admission requirements for that particular institution. Check with the schools that you are interested in attending before you plan your high school program.

After you have successfully completed your course(s), we will send you a certificate indicating your final mark. If you have indicated that you are currently attending public school, we will also send a copy of your mark to the school so that you can receive credit towards your high school completion.

If you are under the age of 16 or are currently attending school, you must have approval from your principal, or regional education officer for home schooling, before you can enrol in a correspondence course. Your principal gives his or her approval by signing the reverse side of the application form. See next page for course information and prices.

Refunds/Exchanges

Think carefully about the courses you are registering in.

There is a no refund policy on all courses and textbooks. You can, however, exchange a course by transferring the registration fee from one course to another providing you exchange the course within three months of registering and before you send any assignments to your marker.

The course guide must be in resale condition and you must provide an original receipt.

Course Manuals

In general, course manuals are available as a digital pdf file. Once you have registered, you will receive a link to the digital version of the manual which outlines lessons and assignments. Upon request, we can make printed copies available. Please just let us know when you are registering whether you would like a printed copy of the manual or a digital file.

Textbooks

Textbooks are available from the Correspondence Study Program. Prices are shown on the next page. There is no refund on textbooks.

Processing Times

Once we have received your application it is processed immediately. We will return your application if there are any errors in payment or missing information.

Please make sure that you have our most up-to-date brochure and that payment is correct. Check the most recent information updates on our website.

Time Required to Complete a Course

On average it takes from six months to one year to complete a correspondence course. The length depends on you—how quickly you understand the material and how regularly you send assignments to your marker. If you require a course by a certain deadline, then take this time factor into account when registering.

Registration and Payment

Payment for registration and books should be mailed or delivered with application to the Correspondence Study Program (CSP) address below.

We accept the following method of payment:

  • Visa,
  • MasterCard,
  • Interac (in-person),
  • cash (in-person),
  • personalized cheques and money orders made payable to the “Minister of Finance”.