ADULT SECONDARY GRADUATION PROGRAM

This program for adults includes academic courses that lead to BC Secondary Graduation. There are Foundation Language Arts (FLA) and Grades 10-12 courses.  Also, students who have completed their secondary education may also take these courses to upgrade their Transcript of Grades.  Subject to COVID-19 health and safety protocols, our courses are taught through a combination of in-person and online instruction (through Zoom and other online platforms).  Students are required to be physically present in British Columbia for the duration of the course and must be available to attend both in-person and online classes.  An absence of more than 5 classes may result in a withdrawal. 

GRADUATED ADULTS & TUITION FREE COURSES
In August 2017, the BC government reinstated funding for a number of Grade 11 & 12 courses in BC.  Foundation Language Arts (FLA) courses remain tuition free except for international students.

Below are the courses offered through Richmond Continuing Education that are tuition free for Graduated Adults, except for international students.

ENGLISH COURSES

Literary Studies 11
Engish Studies 12

SCIENCE COURSES

Life Sciences 11
Anatomy & Physiology 12
Chemistry 11 & 12
Physics 11 & 12

MATH COURSES

Math 9
Apprenticeship & Workplace Math 10
Foundations Math 10 & Pre-Calculus
Workplace Math 11
Foundations Math 11
Pre-Calculus Math 11
Foundations Math 12
Pre-Calculus Math 12
Calculus Math 12
Apprenticeship Math 12
 

DO YOU NEED AN ENGLISH ASSESSMENT BEFORE TAKING A FOUNDATION LANGUAGE ARTS OR ENGLISH COURSE WITH US?
YES, if this is your first time taking an English course with us and you have not completed English 10 in Canada OR you last took an English course with us more than two years ago, you must take the English assessment. 

Please note that an English assessment is now required for all new students who wish to register for a Foundation Language Arts course, including Introductory level.

Assessments are taken in-person at Rideau Park Adult Learning Centre.  Please register online or give us a call at 604-668-7899 ext. 2 if you wish to register for an English assessment.

There is a non-refundable $30 assessment fee payable by VISA, AMEX or MasterCard.

Rideau Park Adult Learning Centre is located at 8560 Demorest Drive, Richmond (enter off Francis Road and Wagner Gate).

The English Assessment is done on a computer and takes two hours to complete and is made up of 4 parts:  Grammar, Reading Comprehension, Listening Comprehension and Writing.  Assessment results will be available by email within a week of the date of assessment and are valid for one year.

NEED ACADEMIC ADVICE?
Please call 604.668.7899 (then press “1”) to speak with our advisor.

 

SESSION DATES

Rideau Park Adult Learning Centre (Foundation Language Arts/English courses)
Depending on the level of English class, some levels are offered in the morning while some are in the afternoon.

AM Class - 9 am to 11:30 am
PM Class - 12 pm to 2:30 pm

Term 1 - September 14 to November 10, 2020

Term 2 - November 18, 2020 to January 25, 2021

Term 3 - February 2 to April 15, 2021

Term 4 - April 21 to June 17, 2021

Richmond Secondary Adult Evening Classes (Foundation Language Arts/English courses)
6:45 pm to 9:15 pm

Semester 1 - September 14, 2020 to January 25, 2021
Semester 2 - February 1 to June 16, 2021

Sea Island Adult Learning Centre (Math & Science courses)
AM Class - 9 am to 11:30 am (4 terms a year)
PM Class - 12 pm to 2:30 pm (4 terms a year)
Evening Class - 6 pm to 8:30 pm (2 semesters a year)

Term 1 - September 14 to November 10, 2020

Term 2 - November 18, 2020 to January 25, 2021

Term 3 - February 2 to April 15, 2021

Term 4 - April 21 to June 17, 2021

Semester 1 - September 14, 2020 to January 25, 2021

Semester 2 - February 1 to June 16, 2021

Sea Island Adult Learning Centre (general academic courses)
AM Class - 9 am to 12 pm
Evening Class - 6 pm to 9 pm

Year round - September 14, 2020 to June 17, 2021

 

HOW TO REGISTER

For courses offered at Rideau Park Adult Learning Centre (days) and Richmond Secondary School (nights):

INTERNET REGISTRATION

www.RichmondCE.ca

September Course Registration
Current students -  Wed., August 26 @ 9 pm
New students - Thurs., August 27 @ 9 pm

November Course Registration
Current students -  Wed., November 4 @ 9 pm
New students - Thurs., November 5 @ 9 pm

January Course Registration
Current students -  Wed., January 20 @ 9 pm
New students - Thurs., January 21 @ 9 pm

April Course Registration
Current students -  Wed., April 7 @ 9 pm
New students - Thurs., April 8 @ 9 pm

 

STANDARD (IN-PERSON) REGISTRATION - ** temporarily suspended to Covid-19 pandemic **

Continuing Education Office (7811 Granville Ave., 1st Floor)

Rideau Park Adult Learning Centre (8560 Demorest Dr., Richmond)

 

For courses offered at Sea Island Adult Learning Centre, please speak with our academic advisor by calling 604.668.7899 (press "1").​

 

IMPORTANT:
You must email copies of the following REQUIRED DOCUMENTS to gginn@sd38.bc.ca

Proof of status in Canada (ONE of the following):

  • Canadian Birth Certificate or Passport;
  • Canadian Permanent Resident Card or Citizenship Card;
  • Refugee Claimant Document;
  • Valid Study Permit;
  • First Nations Status Card.

PLUS Proof of residency in B.C. (TWO of the following):

  • BC Driver Licence;
  • BC Medical/Services Card;
  • BCID Card;
  • Property tax statement;
  • Utility bill;
  • Rental Agreement;
  • Bank or payroll statement;
  • Income tax statement.

Academic Records:

  • Transcript of Grades;
  • Permanent Student Record or latest report card;
  • Letter of Permission from previous teacher;
  • Richmond Continuing Education assessment results.

 

BC TRANSCRIPT of GRADES
Students who have completed secondary credit courses in BC may order their BC Transcript of Grades directly from the BC Ministry of Education using the link below.  You will need to enter your legal first and legal last name and your Personal Education Number (PEN).

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/education-training/k-12/support/transcripts-and-certificates

If you last attended school in Richmond School District, you may also apply for a transcript in-person by attending our Richmond School Board office at 7811 Granville Avenue, Richmond.  A nominal fee is charged for each transcript and it takes about 1-2 business days to process. 

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Please call 604.668.7899, or email gginn@sd38.bc.ca

CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION