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.

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

English 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
 

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

Our upcoming assessment dates are:

Fri December 13, 2019 @ 9:30 am and 12 pm
Thurs December 19, 2019 @ 6 pm
Fri December 20, 2019 @ 9:30 am & 12 pm
Thurs January 9, 2020 @ 6 pm
Fri January 10, 2020 @ 9:30 am & 12 pm
Fri March 6, 2020 @ 9:30 am & 12 pm
Thurs March 12, 2020 @ 6 pm
Fri March 13, 2020 @ 9:30 am & 12 pm
Thurs April 2, 2020 @ 6 pm
Fri April 3, 2020 @ 9:30 am & 12 pm
Tues June 23, 2020 @ 9:30 am & 12 pm
Wed June 24, 2020 @ 9:30 am & 12 pm
Thurs June 25, 2020 @ 9:30 am & 12 pm

All assessments are held at Rideau Park Adult Learning Centre, 8560 Demorest Drive, Richmond (enter off Francis Road and Wagner Gate). 

Register online, by phone at 604-668-7899 or in person.  There is a $25 assessment fee payable by VISA, AMEX or MasterCard.

 

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

 

SESSION DATES

Rideau Park Adult Learning Centre (Foundation Language Arts/English courses)
AM Class - 9 am to 11:30 am
PM Class - 12 pm to 2:30 pm

Term 1 - September 9 to November 5, 2019

Term 2 - November 12, 2019 to January 21, 2020

Term 3 - January 29 to April 9, 2020

Term 4 - April 20 to June 16, 2020

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

Semester 1 - September 11, 2019 to January 22, 2020
Semester 2 - January 27 to June 10, 2020

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 9 to November 5, 2019

Term 2 - November 12, 2019 to January 21, 2020

Term 3 - January 29 to April 9, 2020

Term 4 - April 20, 2020 to June 16, 2020

Semester 1 - September 11, 2019 to January 22, 2020

Semester 2 - January 27 to June 10, 2020

Sea Island Adult Learning Centre (general academic courses)
AM Class - 9 am to 12 pm
Evening Class - 6 pm to 9 pm - starts January 2020

Year round - September 9, 2019 to June 18, 2020

 

HOW TO REGISTER

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

INTERNET REGISTRATION

www.RichmondCE.ca

November Course Registration
Starts - Wednesday, October 30 @ 9 pm

January Course Registration
Starts - Thursday, January 16 @ 9 pm

April Course Registration
Starts - Thursday, April 9 @ 9 pm

 

STANDARD (IN-PERSON) REGISTRATION

Continuing Education Office
7811 Granville Ave., 1st Floor

Rideau Park Adult Learning Centre
8560 Demorest Dr., Richmond

November Course Registration
Starts - Thursday October 31 @ 9 am

January Course Registration
Starts - Friday, January 17 @ 9 am

April Course Registration
Starts - Friday, April 10 @ 9 am

 

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

 

IMPORTANT:
You must bring photocopies of REQUIRED DOCUMENTS at the time of in-person registration or on the first day of class:

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.

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 RCE@sd38.bc.ca

CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION