Policy Information

©First Step Adult Education Center 2015

INFORMATION and POLICIES  for FIRST STEP STUDENTS  

Learners who register @ the FIRST STEP ctr. agree to abide by the rules and regulations

of the school and are expected to conduct themselves in an honest and forthright manner.

In the event that a student is suspected of academic or

 non-academic

misconduct, he/she

may be disciplined in a fair and reasonable manner. A continued violation of any of these policies, may result in the learner being asked to withdraw from their program of studies.

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TUITION FEES / COST INFORMATION

Appendix #2

 

FINANCIAL POLICIES FOR FIRST STEP STUDENTS

 

Effective SEPTEMBER 1, 2020: the following fees and resources will be paid to The FIRST STEP Center

before the Learner begins their program of studies:

 

 

A (per-school term - September through June - non-refundable)                                     $25.00

Registration fee:          

 

 

HIGH SCHOOL Courses (Grade 10—12) are calculated at                                                       $130/credit

[e.g. $650 for a 5 credit course. Most are 5 credit courses]

 

 

NON-CREDIT & ABE—Math & English High School Preparation Programs:                              $650/class      

   

….Text Book & Resource Fees [non-refundable] will range from                                  $50 to $300

(dependent upon the courses). Textbooks can be purchased - orders

must be pre-paid, and take 2 to 3 weeks for delivery.  

 

….The cost of some workbooks and other consumable resources

may be extra (such as Trades Prep and BCF-CC manuals).

 

 

BUSINESS COMPUTER FOUNDATIONS—Tuition is calculated                                                  $130/level

based on Alberta Education High School Credits at $130 per

level, of Information Processing and Spreadsheet Programs

(KEYBOARDING, WORD, EXCEL), plus the cost of any resources.       

    


CHALLENGE EXAMS– If a mature student has not registered                                                    $100

and/or received instruction in a 10 or 20-level course, and wishes

to write a challenge exam [school-based exam] for the purposes

of attaining High School Credits. For 30-level courses, the student

must also write a diploma exam in order to receive a mark from

AB Education.

 

 

 

Effective: September 1, 2020