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Adult Basic Education: Intermediate and Advanced Certificates


Intake
  • Continuous

  • Program Start Date
    Continuous Intake
  • Length
    6-8 months per course
  • Tuition Estimate
    (domestic students)
    Tuition-free for domestic BC residents; plus student-related fees (visit TRU's website for more details)
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $2000 - $3000 per year approximately; see individual courses for more information
  • Credential Granted
    • Certificate
    • Diploma
    • High School Equivalency
  • Learning Method Options
    Online

Learning Method Option:

  • Face-to-Face: Program is fully delivered in class with face-to-face interaction
  • Online: Program is fully delivered online
  • Blended (Face-to-Face + Online): Program is delivered using a combination of face-to-face and online learning
  • Off-site: All or part of program is delivered in a physical location away from regular classroom/campus

This is a developmental program.

Looking for ways to fund your education? Check out TRU-OL's financial aid and awards page.

Application Deadline Advice

Applications are accepted at any time throughout the year. Please contact Student Services at 250.852.7000 (Kamloops and International) or 1.800.663.9711 (Toll-free within Canada), or email student@tru.ca.

Application Fee: $30.42 for application (Canadian citizens or permanent resident) or $100 for application (international students); plus $35.34 program planning fee

1) Program Admission Requirements

Academic

  • Course selection depends on your educational background and career goals.

Admission Advice

1. Assessments are available for placement in Math and English courses.

2. After you have received confirmation of program admission, TRU's program advisor will be available to assist you with course selections.


 

2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy TRU-OL's institution admission requirements as listed below.

English Language Requirements

Summary

English proficiency equivalent to Grade 12 English or higher.

 
At TRU Open Learning, students can register for most courses without being enrolled in a program. 

Program-specific admission requirements for TRU Open Learning's programs are detailed separately in each program profile in the EducationPlannerBC Search Database.

Verify information directly. 

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

English Language Skills - You must have adequate English language skills to participate in your intended program of study.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You must meet the prerequisite for your intended course(s) or the admission requirements of your intended program.

Special Note: The program admission requirements for TRU-OL programs are detailed separately in Education Planner.

 


Out-of-Province

You must meet the prerequisite for your intended course(s) or the admission requirements of your intended program.

Differential fees and services may apply to applicants who are not permanent residents of BC.

Special Note: The program admission requirements for TRU-OL programs are detailed separately in Education Planner.

BC Transfer Student

For details on transfer credit, please check here.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

For details on transfer credit, please check here.

Mature Student

All individuals are eligible for general admission to TRU-OL. (Differential fees and services may apply to applicants who are not permanent residents of BC.) You must also meet the admission requirements of their intended program or prerequisites of any intended courses.

Special Note: The program admission requirements for TRU-OL programs are detailed separately in Education Planner.

International Student

For details on International Student admission, please check here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

Not Applicable

How to Apply

For details on registering individual courses and/or applying for program admission, please check here.

Training in a program like this one can lead to different careers. Related occupations are presented to show potential career options, not definite outcomes.

Follow the links to learn more about these careers on WorkBC's career profiles.