Where is your office located?
Our office is located in the Salisbury Composite High School at 20 Festival Way, Sherwood Park, AB, T8A 4Y1. Enter through the front doors of the school (Northeast) and turn right.
How do I register?
- For information to register for adult education courses, visit our Adult Education page.
- For information to register for credit courses, visit our Night School (Credit Courses) page.
What is the refund policy?
View our refund policy.
What if a class is cancelled?
If Next Step Continuing Education cancels a class due to low enrollment or other reason outside of our control, we will notify you immediately and every effort will be made to accommodate you in another class. If there is no other course which is satisfactory to you, you will receive a full refund.
Do you offer discounts?
Yes. We offer a 10% discount for seniors 60+. Use code SENIOR10 when registering online. We also offer various discounts throughout the year. Follow us on FaceBook, Instagram or Twitter, or sign up for our newsletter to find out about special offers.
High School Credit
How is Next Step Continuing Education different than Next Step Senior High- aren't you the same place?
Next Step contains a number of different departments and campuses.
Next Step Continuing Education is the lifelong learning centre where high school credit classes are offered throughout the year in a classroom setting, as well as other learning opportunities for youth and adults such as Student Enrichment, Computer Training, Cooking, Languages and more.
Next Step Senior High offers high school credit classes throughout the year in an alternative learning environment where students learn at their own pace. Next Step has Senior High campuses in Sherwood Park, Fort Saskatchewan, Lamont and Vegreville. In Sherwood Park, Next Step Senior High also houses the EIPS Home Education program as well as Next Step Junior High.
Do you offer correspondence courses?
All of Next Step Continuing Education's courses are in a classroom setting. Next Step Senior High, a school entity under Elk Island Public Schools, does offer "self paced" high school credit courses. Please contact Next Step Senior High, Sherwood Park, at (780) 464-1899 for all their programming details or visit their website at http://www.eipsnextstep.ca/. Next Step Senior High has campuses in Sherwood Park, Fort Saskatchewan, Vegreville and Lamont.
At what age do I pay mature student fees?
You pay mature student fees if you are twenty (20) years of age or older as of September 1, 2018.
How do I pay my diploma exam rewrite fee?
Diploma exam rewrite fees are paid directly to Alberta Education. Next Step Continuing Education does not collect rewrite fees on your behalf to submit to Alberta Education. To download the rewrite form and obtain the address to send payment to visit http://education.alberta.ca/admin/testing/forms.aspx.