How old do I have to be to attend the Murphy Centre academic site?

High School Credit (HSC)

Unless a direct referral from District School, participants must be:

  • 18 years of age
  • out of school for 6 months

Adult Basic Education (ABE)

  • 19 years of age
  • 18 years of age and out of school for 6 months with special permission*

*ABE Applicants may be given special permission to enrol if they are 18, have been out of school for six months and extenuating circumstances prevent them from attending the K-12 system. The Murphy Centre can provide a copy of the application for special permission, or it may be found at:

The application must be submitted to the Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour.