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Diploma Exams

diploma examsGrade 12 Exams

All students registered in Biology 30, Chemistry 30, English Language Arts 30-1, English Language Arts 30-2, Mathematics 30-1, Mathematics30-2, Physics 30, Science 30, Social Studies 30-1 and Social Studies 30-2 are required to write a Diploma Exam in order to receive credits and a final mark.

  • Prepare for Success | Diploma Exam Preparation courses are offered by Chinook to help you prepare for Provincial Diploma Exams

New - January 2015 Diploma Exam Information

Only those students currently registered in a diploma course can write that Diploma Exam at Chinook Learning Services. If you are not registered in the diploma course, you must register to write the Diploma Exam at SAIT.

  • Diploma Rewrite Fees | are not included in High School Upgrading course fees.

If you are rewriting an exam within a two year period, Alberta Education requires a payment of $26.25 per exam before you write the Diploma Exam. All students rewriting Diploma Exams must provide proof of payment to Student Services, Room 164, prior to December 1, 2014.

  • Deadline | students must visit Student Services for Diploma Exam Registration/Rewrite Fee information before October 30, 2014.

Dates & Times for Diploma Exams

Diploma exam schedules are subject to change by Alberta Education at any time. For up-to-date information related to Diploma Exams, visit Alberta Education's Diploma Examinations and General Information Bulletin.

Onsite Testing at Viscount Bennett Centre

  • Personal Identification | students must present identification that includes their signature and photograph. One of the following documents is acceptable: Driver's license, Passport or Chinook Learning Services Student Identification card (available from Registration, Room 162 at Viscount Bennett Centre)
  • Testing Location | Diploma Exams will be written at Viscount Bennett Centre - map

Mark Determination & Mature Student Status

The final blended mark for each of these courses is made up of 50% derived from the school-awarded mark and 50% of the Diploma Exam mark - except where mature student status applies.

For students with Mature Student Status, the final mark is determined by either the blended mark (school-awarded mark plus Diploma Exam mark) or the Diploma Exam mark only, depending on which is the highest mark.



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