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Prerequisite Courses

A prerequisite is a course that must be completed before a student can proceed to the next level in a subject area. Not all courses at Virtual High School have prerequisites, but it’s important to check each course outline page for any applicable prerequisites before registering. When students enrol in a course at VHS, they will be asked to demonstrate that they have met these prerequisite standards established by the Ontario Ministry of Education.

We’ve made the process of submitting prerequisite evidence super simple so that our students can get started on their courses as soon as possible! For students who have attended (or are currently attending) an Ontario curriculum school, simply email an official copy of an Ontario Student Transcript, final report card, or credit counselling summary.

Please submit your prerequisite evidence to prerequisite@virtualhighschool.com after enrolment.

Prerequisite Waivers

Students who have completed prerequisite material that covers topics similar to those included in the Ontario curriculum may be eligible for a prerequisite waiver.

Waivers may be necessary for any of the following scenarios:

  • International students
  • Out-of-province students
  • Mature students
  • Homeschooling families
  • Individuals with relevant workplace experience

Prerequisite Waiver Application and all supporting documentation must be submitted and approved before a student can complete the registration process.

Please submit the completed Prerequisite Waiver Application to waivers@virtualhighschool.com.  

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