Students must earn 18 compulsory credits. Compulsory credits are determined by the Ministry of Education.
Students must earn 12 elective credits. Elective credits are determined by the student based on their pathway plan and post- secondary destination in consultation with parents and supported by guidance counsellors
The Ontario Secondary School Certificate
The OSSC is granted to students who have earned a minimum of 14 credits.
Certificate of Accomplishment
The Certificate of Accomplishment is granted to students who have earned a maximum of 13 credits. This certificate may be a useful means of recognizing achievement for students who plan to enter the workplace or other kinds of further training. Students who return to school to complete additional credit and non-credit courses will have their transcript updated but will not be issued a new Certificate of Accomplishment.