Adult Basic Education

Upgrade high school-level courses without paying any tuition. Subjects include English, Kwak'wala, Nuu-chah-nulth, First Peoples studies, math and science. Classes are available online, and many have flexible meeting times during the day or evening. Individual support and self-paced learning plans are available to help you succeed and prepare to work in your chosen field.

 This program is currently not available to international applicants.


Where: Campbell River, Comox Valley, Online, Port Alberni, Port Hardy, Ucluelet
Starts: Fall (September); Winter (January); Spring (May, at Comox Valley campus only)
Length: Varies
Delivery: Digital Scheduled, Unscheduled & Continuous Classes

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It’s helpful to learn in an adult setting and the instructors, like Kathy Heywood, made the material really accessible.

Katie Tilley, NIC upgrading student

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