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Academic Upgrading (Adult Basic Education)


Intake
  • Fall
  • Winter

  • Location
    Prince George, Burns Lake, MacKenzie, and Quesnel Campuses
  • Campuses
    Burns Lake

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    Mackenzie

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    District of Mackenzie
    Prince George

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    Quesnel

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    City of Quesnel
  • Length
    Four to Six Months per level
  • Tuition Estimate
    Free
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $462 per level
  • Credential Granted
    • Certificate
    • Diploma
    • High School Equivalency

This is a developmental program.

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

Application Deadline Advice

Applications may be submitted at any time. Early application is strongly recommended.

Application Fee: $40

1) Program Admission Requirements

Academic

One of:

  • participate in an Academic Upgrading placement test to determine the appropriate program level
  • Bring a high school transcript for review. The transcript assists with evaluating what course prerequisites you already have and determines your education plan

Non-Academic

  • be at least 18 years old

 

2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy CNC's institution admission requirements as listed below.

English Language Requirements

Summary

Completion of English 12 or English 12 First Peoples (or equivalent) 

If your first language is not English, one of the following is required (minimum score):                 

  • A TOEFL score of 550 (PBT), 213 (CBT) or 80 (IBT)
  • An IELTS score of 6.0, with no band less than 5.5
  • Completion of Level 4 English for Academic Purposes at CNC

Verify with the institution directly

 

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

English Language Requirement - You must have proficiency in English at a level suitable for your desired program.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program (detailed in the program admission requirements section for CNC programs in Education Planner).

The following qualifications are normally accepted where Grade 12 or equivalent is needed as a requirement for admission:

  • graduation from a BC Secondary School; or
  • completion of a BC Adult Graduation Diploma; or
  • completion of the General Education Development (GED) tests; or
  • completion of the Adult Basic Education (ABE) Advanced Certificate
For more details on General Admission to CNC check here.

Out-of-Province

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program (detailed in the program admission requirements section for CNC programs in Education Planner).

The following qualifications are normally accepted where Grade 12 or equivalent is needed as a requirement for admission:

  • graduation from a BC Secondary School; or
  • completion of a BC Adult Graduation Diploma; or
  • completion of the General Education Development (GED) tests; or
  • completion of the Adult Basic Education (ABE) Advanced Certificate
For more details on General Admission to CNC check here.

BC Transfer Student

You must meet the academic requirements of your intended program (detailed in the program admission requirements section for CNC programs in Education Planner).

If you have completed courses at other post-secondary institutions, you may request these credits be transferred to CNC. An official transcript from each institution at which the courses were taken must accompany your transfer credit request.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

You must meet the academic requirements of your intended program (detailed in the program admission requirements section for CNC programs in Education Planner).

If you have completed courses at other post-secondary institutions, you may request these credits be transferred to CNC. An official transcript from each institution at which the courses were taken must accompany your transfer credit request.

Mature Student

Details on Mature Student Admission can be found on the Admissions, Registration and Records web page.

International Student

Details on International Student Admission can be found on the Admissions, Registration and Records web page.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

Details on Special Admission can be found on the Admissions, Registration and Records web page.

How to Apply

Details on applying can be found on the Admissions, Registration and Records web page.

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