The Kyah Wiget Education Society takes pride in supporting our students to either meet the entrance requirements for higher learning or obtain the skills necessary to gain meaningful and sustainable full-time employment.
The programs are offered at the Kyah Wiget Adult Education Center located on the corner of Highway 16 and Loop Road in Witset.
We are an Independent School certified through the Ministry of Education. Completed courses will be accredited to students’ official transcripts.
Students enrolled in the Discovery Program have the opportunity to upgrade courses to meet entrance requirements to an ITA accredited trades programs. The Students who have completed Discovery, not only have the option to move on to college trade programs, but can transition to the UCEP program, Adult Dogwood, or enter the workforce either full-time or part time.
(Photo: Students spent the day paddling in a traditional dug out canoe)
University and College Entrance Preparation Program (UCEP)
UCEP will provide students with the necessary courses to meet the entrance requirements in order to apply to the Public Post-Secondary Institute of their choice. Students will not only complete the Grade 12 Adult requirements, they will also complete 2 college courses that may be transferrable credits towards a Post Secondary Program.
Training and Certification Courses
Kyah Wiget Education Society offers various Certification Courses that support students’ career options and aspirations. The following courses, among others, may be available based on community interest:
• First Aid/Transportation Endorsement
• Canadian Firearms Safety Course
• H2S Alive
• Food Safe
• World Host
• Chainsaw Safety
• Bear Awareness
• Occupational First Aid Level 3
Certificate and Diploma Programs
KWES has partnered with NVIT to provide certificate and diploma programs. Programs will be offered depending student enrollment. For more information click here: http://www.nvit.ca/programs
KWES and NVIT are committed to making education accessible. If you do not meet program requirements, please contact Priscilla Michell at firstname.lastname@example.org regarding upgrading opportunities to prepare for program entry.
Are you a registered Witset Band Member interested in post-secondary education?
Are you trying to find ways to help support your studies?
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) has two funding programs that could provide financial assistance for eligible Status Indian students to help offset tuition, travel or living expenses.
For information regarding our 2018-2019 school year, click here or Contact the post-secondary student advisor, Priscilla Michell
To print out a Post Secondary Support Program form, click here.