Envision TRU: share your thoughts. Canadian Virtual University: A message for students. ABE courses and programs are for adult learners preparing for post-secondary studies and the workplace. An adult learner is at least 19 years old or 18 years old and out of the public school system a minimum of 12 months. Credits you earned in high school may be applied toward the BC Adult Graduation Diploma, as long as you complete at least three courses as an adult learner. To succeed in your studies, you need certain skills in English and math.
Adult Basic Education offered online at Thompson Rivers University, Open Learning.
Adult Basic Education and English Language Learning programs for domestic students are tuition-free at 18 public post-secondary institutions in British Columbia. School districts also provide tuition-free Adult Education programs. Contact the public post-secondary institution or school district you wish to apply to in order to find out more information about eligibility requirements, course offerings and start dates. To help you with your search, check out UpgradeBC. Taking high school courses can help with various educational paths — improving literacy and numeracy skills, working towards high school graduation, upgrading for work or for entrance into a post-secondary program. Be sure to check with an academic advisor before starting an Adult Education program — they will help confirm the courses and credits you need in order to reach your learning goals. Find the Adult Education program that suits you best by researching the institutions and programs to make the best selection.