HIGH SCHOOL CREDITS

The External Credentials Program (ECP) gives students in grade 10, 11 and 12 the opportunity to earn graduation credits for sport learning through approved industrial and occupational courses.

Students who have been certified in one or more of the following programs are eligible to receive graduation credits.

  • English Rider Preparation 1, 2 of the 1-8 program (2 Grade 10 credits)
  • English Rider Preparation 3-6 of the 1-8 program (4 Grade 11 credits)
  • English Rider Preparation 7,8 of the 1-8 program (4 Grade 12 credits)
  • Western Rider Preparation 1 (2 Grade 10 credits)
  • Western Rider Preparation 2 (2 Grade 10 credits)
  • Western Rider Preparation 3 (4 Grade 11 credits)
  • Western Rider Preparation 4 (4 Grade 12 credits)
  • Vault Development Level 3B (4 Grade 10 Credits)

The Ministry of Education is responsible for the External Credentials program and the review of the programs is monitored by the Sport Branch of the Ministry of Tourism, Sport and the Arts.

Note: Students who have been certified in the approved courses before they reach grade 10 can receive credit for their past learning by providing the certificate of course completion to their high school counsellor.

HOW TO EARN CREDITS

  1. Obtain the appropriate Rider Level with an Equine Canada Certified Coach.
  2. Provide the certificate of course completion to your school counsellor.

For more information, visit the Ministry of Education website.

Learn more about the Rider Preparation Programs.

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