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Ontario Secondary School Diploma

In order to earn an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) a student must:

  • Earn 30 credits (18 compulsory and 12 optional credits)
  • Complete 40 hours of community involvement activities
  • Successfully complete the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) or (OLC40)

  • All students must successfully complete the Ministry of Education literacy requirement in order to earn a secondary school diploma. Either successfully passing the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) or the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course (OLC40) will accomplish this.

    Use this plan as a guide to your course selection (based on course offerings at Pickering College):