Review the steps below to help you move through the application and registration process.

Entrance Requirements:

  • Valid Manitoba ID or Permanent Resident Card.
  • 19 years or older. (Some Exceptions apply.)
  • English Language Proficiency: Benchmark 7 or Stage 3
Step 1:

Decide whether you are taking classes to upgrade or to obtain your Mature Student High School Diploma


Complete the online application form.
Note: You are not registered for any courses yet. There is no application fee.


SVAE will contact you to make an appointment to do a Math and English Assessment.
Duration: 60 mins – 90 mins, in-person.


Wait for your assessment results. SVAE will contact you to officially register you for your courses.
Registration Fee: $40 for the school year. There are no refunds.


SVAE will invite you to attend an orientation session 1 to 2 weeks before classes begin.

Please Note: Depending on when you apply, it may take several weeks for you to register for courses. For example, if you are applying for Semester 1 (September to January), the course schedules will be available in June or July.