Effective July 11, 2021, Saskatchewan entered Step Three of the Re-Opening Roadmap and the public health order relative to COVID-19 was lifted. All restrictions related to the public health order were removed as of that date.

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A number of pages on the Government of Saskatchewan's website have been professionally translated in French. These translations are identified by a yellow box in the right or left rail that resembles the link below. The home page for French-language content on this site can be found at:

Renseignements en Français

Where an official translation is not available, Google™ Translate can be used. Google™ Translate is a free online language translation service that can translate text and web pages into different languages. Translations are made available to increase access to Government of Saskatchewan content for populations whose first language is not English.

Software-based translations do not approach the fluency of a native speaker or possess the skill of a professional translator. The translation should not be considered exact, and may include incorrect or offensive language. The Government of Saskatchewan does not warrant the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information translated by this system. Some files or items cannot be translated, including graphs, photos and other file formats such as portable document formats (PDFs).

Any person or entities that rely on information obtained from the system does so at his or her own risk. Government of Saskatchewan is not responsible for any damage or issues that may possibly result from using translated website content. If you have any questions about Google™ Translate, please visit: Google™ Translate FAQs.

GED® Testing Program

The GED® tests measure the academic skills and knowledge expected of high school graduates. Recognized throughout North America, the GED® testing program has served as a bridge to education and employment.

The GED® tests are designed to measure the general knowledge, ideas and thinking skills that are normally acquired through high school, but gained in a different manner. Many people acquire knowledge and skills through:

  • work experience;
  • reading;
  • social interaction and communication; and
  • informal training.

The GED® tests consist of content area tests in:

  • reading;
  • writing;
  • mathematics;
  • science; and
  • social studies.

The tests also measure:

  • communication;
  • information-processing;
  • problem-solving; and
  • critical-thinking skills.

Preparing for the GED® Test

Skills acquired through work, training, reading and other life experiences may already have prepared you to write the GED® tests. However, most people need to refresh or gain additional skills before they are successful in passing all five tests.

For additional preparation you can:

  • study books from the library;
  • purchase a study guide from local bookstores or regional college or Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus; and
  • study at home with the help of a friend or tutor.

You may wish to contact your nearest training institution or Labour Market Services Delivery Location to get more information on the GED® Testing Program.

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