Knowledge and Employability courses are designed for students who demonstrate reading, writing, mathematical and/or other levels of achievement two to three grade levels below their age-appropriate grade. Lord Beaverbrook offers Knowledge and Employability courses to provide students with opportunities to experience success and become well-prepared for employment, further studies, citizenship and lifelong learning. These courses are designed for students who meet the criteria and learn best through hands-on experiential activities.
Students choosing senior high Knowledge and Employability (KAE) courses typically wish to enhance their academic and occupational competencies and gain successful transition into employment and/or continuing education and training opportunities. All KAE courses are designated 5-credit courses and are identified with the (-4) designation.
Students taking KAE courses will qualify for a Certificate of High School Achievement or they may continue their studies to qualify for an Alberta High School Diploma.
Alberta Certificate of High School Achievement Requirements
80 Credits including the following:
- English 20-2 or 30-4
- Social Studies 10-2 or 20-4
- Mathematics 10-3 or 20-4
- Science 14 or 20-4
- Physical Education 10 (3 credits)
- Career and Life Management (CALM)
5 Credits in:
5 Credits in:
- 30-level Work Experience course* OR
- 30-level Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) Course
Total Credits: 80
*Workplace Readiness 10-4 may be used in lieu of HCS3000 (Work Experience – Workplace Safety Systems) as the prerequisite for the first off-campus education learning experience.