BC Adult Basic
NIC's Upgrading courses are part of the BC Adult Basic Education framework, which ensures a common curriculum and articulation process among all BC school districts and post-secondary institutions.
At NIC you get the same education, with flexibility and instructor support, in an adult learning environment. Join us!
Your Past High School
Grades Don't Matter
What matters is where you’re headed. At NIC, you are part of an adult learning community, with fellow classmates who are working toward a specific goal.
We’ll help you get started at a level that feels right and help you achieve your goals with the support you need.
Take Control of Your Future
Ready to improve your job options? Finish your Grade 12? Upgrade a few courses for entry into business, health, trades or university degree programs?
NIC can help you reach your career goals quickly with a variety of courses – from English, sciences, and math to history, computers, and more.
Steps to Upgrading
Find out How to Start Upgrading, one step at a time. Browse available course subjects under Adult Basic Education, and call or visit an educational advisor to discuss your goals.
Flexibility & Support
At NIC, we'll help you keep up. While some of our courses have a set schedule with established deadlines, others are flexible and you learn at your own pace.
Either way, you won’t be alone. Our instructors provide encouragement every step of the way. To find out when classes begin in your community, contact an educational advisor or email email@example.com.
Take What You Need
Depending on the program you're interested in, you may need English or math or both. Speak with an educational advisor for more information.