Graduation

Help your students achieve their goals by offering a variety of options for completing secondary school.

Review procedures related to the Graduation Program, provincial exams, scholarships and awards, and sharing student data.

Post Secondary Institution (PSI) Selections Form

Help students select PSIs on the Student Secure Website, authorizing the Ministry to send their Transcript of Grades upon completion of Grade 12.

If a student can't find a specific PSI in Sections 1, 2 or 3 of the form, please email us the name and address of the PSI that’s missing.

Transcript Verification Reports

It’s important to confirm whether Grade 12 students are eligible for graduation – use the Transcript Verification Reports (TVRs) to confirm the courses they’ve completed (or are currently enrolled in). More information can be found in the Handbook of Procedures for the Graduation Program.

School Completion Certificate Program (SCCP) Reporting

All students receiving the School Completion Certificate Program credential (Evergreen Certificate) will be issued transcripts showing all successfully-completed credit and non-credit courses from Grades 10, 11 and 12.

Graduation Transitions

This mandatory program helps prepare students for life after high school. All B.C. secondary school students in Grades 10, 11 and 12 are given the responsibility of planning and preparing for their education, career and life goals. Some learning objectives include:

  • Personal Health - maintain a personal health plan and participate in at least 150 minutes per week of moderate to vigorous physical activity.
  • Community Connections - participate in at least 30 hours of work experience and/or community service and describe what was learned.
  • Career and Life - complete a transition plan and present significant accomplishments.

More detailed information is available in the program guide:

Exams

All B.C. students must write five provincial exams in order to graduate: Language Arts 10, Science 10, Mathematics 10, Social Studies 11 or 12, and Language Arts 12.

Focus Areas

As part of Planning 10, students are encouraged to focus on areas that match their interest and aptitude. Identifying and developing personal strengths helps each student create a plan for future education and career goals.

Students should find this process supports their course selection for Grades 11 and 12, as well as making effective post-secondary education and training choices.

Trades Equivalency

Adult students can apply for credit towards graduation based on the trades training they’ve completed in order to earn a Red Seal Certificate (or equivalent). Adult students can apply for credit towards graduation based on the trades training they’ve completed in order to earn a Red Seal Certificate (or equivalent).

ListServ

The Graduation ListServ is an electronic forum used for discussion among educators about graduation policies and practice.

Transforming Grad Requirements

Info for Students

Contact Information

Please contact us for more information about graduation.

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