Leaving School Prior to Education
Ontario Secondary School Certificate
The Ontario Secondary School Certificate will be granted on request to students who leave school before earning Ontario Secondary School Diploma, provided that they have earned a minimum of 14 credits distributed as follows:
|Compulsary Credits||Total: 7|
|Optional Credits||Total: 7|
The provisions for making substitutions for compulsory credits also apply to the Ontario Secondary School Certificate.
Certificate of Accomplishment
Students who leave school before fulfilling the requirements for the Ontario Secondary School Diploma or the Ontario Secondary School Certificate may be granted a Certificate of Accomplishment. The Certificate of Accomplishment may be a useful means of recognizing achievement for students who plan to take certain adaptive programs or other kinds of additional training, or who plan to find employment after leaving school.