Feb 07, 2023  
2021-2022 Academic Calendar 
2021-2022 Academic Calendar [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Adult Basic Education

Your past grades don’t matter. What matters is where you’re headed. We’ll help you get started at a level that feels right, and you’ll move forward at your own pace with the support you need. Different programs have different requirements and depending on the program, you may need English or math or both. Speak with an educational advisor for more information.  

Tuition and Costs        

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Admission Requirements

  1. Submit an application to the Adult Basic Education program.  
  2. Submit any transcripts you may have.
  3. Meet with an educational advisor to discuss your upgrading goals. A skills assessment may be required and will be booked at this time.
  4. If you have a documented disability, please contact Access for Students with Disabilities for assistance with your assessment.

NOTE: Students wanting to take the Indigenous Language courses only, do not need to submit a transcript or do an assessment. 

Course Requirements

Once you have submitted transcripts and/or completed an assessment, NIC educational advisors will recommend courses from the following list which are best suited to your current skill level personal goals.

Fundamental level courses provide you with the reading, study skills, writing and math they need to move on to other courses or for personal satisfaction.

Intermediate level courses provide the skills to meet the requirements of some employers and some vocational programs.

Advanced level courses provide the skills to start some vocational or technical training.

Provincial level courses provide the skills for Grade 12 equivalency and the Adult Graduation Diploma.