Registration, Eligibility and Expectations
- Prior to registering, each applicant will be
interviewed by Open Door staff to determine eligibility for the
- Applicant may be given a Canadian Adult Achievement
Test (CAAT) in order that staff can more accurately appraise the
applicant's achievement level.
- Students should bring their birth certificate
and care cards upon registering. If the student was not born
in Canada please bring your passport, student/study permit, or
permanent residence card.
- If possible, please bring any information you
have with respect to courses completed and grades achieved to date. Be
prepared to also discuss your goals, career plans and educational
- Registration is ongoing throughout the year
and an appointment is not needed.
- School age students must be 17 years of age
or older and have been out of school for a minimum of six months. Students
not meeting this criteria must be referred through District Screening from the principal of
their last high school.
- Applicants over the age of 18 are welcome to
either upgrade their schooling or complete their graduation requirements
as recognized by the Ministry of Education.
- Students 16 years or younger and
currently enrolled in a district school must complete
a screening process through Student Support Services for
appropriate placement in a district program. Please contact your school principal for further details.
Attendance and Performance Expectations:
- Students are expected to attend regularly and
demonstrate reasonable course progress.
- Students are expected to spend their time productively,
focusing on their coursework.
- Students should complete one course within 10
weeks of starting the program.
- Because of the adult nature of the Open door
program it is expected that all students will conduct themselves
in an adult manner.