What We Offer

Credit classes from school or home.

St. Nicholas Adult High School provides online high school credit courses and a variety of other programs to help you reach your career and academic goals. We are open to all adults 18+ years of age and older living in Ottawa. We provide:

  • Credit classes with the option of flexible, teacher-supported e-learning.
  • Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition (PLAR) is the formal evaluation and credit-granting process through which mature students may obtain credits for prior learning – the knowledge and skills that adults have acquired, in both formal and informal ways, outside secondary school.
  • Credits@Work program for employed adults which provides the opportunity to earn credits toward a high school diploma while at work and receive regular pay. Students earn one credit for every 110 hours on the job.
  • Adult Learning & Skills Development program develops reading, writing, math and basic computer skills, as well as improves confidence in daily tasks and communication skills.
  • Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP). This program allows eligible students to begin the registration process for an apprenticeship with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.