Adult Secondary Graduation Program

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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, Microsoft Teams 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.

COURSES THAT WE OFFER

  • Foundation Language Arts (FLA) courses that lead to English 11 and English 12
  • English Composition & Creative Writing 10
  • English Literary Studies 11
  • English Studies 12
  • Math 9
  • Math 10 Workplace, Foundations & Pre-Calculus
  • Math 11 Workplace, Foundations, Pre-Calculus
  • Math 12 Foundations, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Apprenticeship
  • Life Sciences (Biology) 11
  • Anatomy & Physiology (Biology) 12
  • Chemistry 11
  • Chemistry 12
  • Physics 11
  • Physics 12
  • General Academic Courses - Career Life Education, Child Development & Caregiving 12, BC First Peoples 12, 20th Century World History, Comparative World Religions 12, Law Studies 12, Philosophy 12, Physical Geography 12, Science for Citizens 11, Social Justice 12, Social Studies 10, Explorations in Social Studies 11.

 

COURSE FEES

$0 tuition - for Canadian citizens, Permanent Residents and Refugees in B.C. who have not yet graduated from high school anywhere in the world, our courses are tuition-free.

For students who have graduated from high school and wish to take our courses, please refer below for a list of tuition free courses for graduated adults.  To register for courses not listed below, graduated adults must pay $550 per course. 

$1,500 per course - for international students with a valid B.C. study permit.

 

GRADUATED ADULTS & TUITION FREE COURSES

Below are the courses offered through Richmond Continuing Education that are tuition free for Graduated Adults (adults who have graduated from secondary school in any jurisdiction), except for international students.

ENGLISH COURSES

Foundation Language Arts
Literary Studies 11
Engish Studies 12

SCIENCE COURSES

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

MATH COURSES

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.

Please register online or give us a call at 604-668-7899 ext. 2.

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

Assessments are taken in person at Rideau Park Adult Learning Centre is located at 8560 Demorest Drive, Richmond (enter off Francis Road and Wagner Gate), until August 23, 2022.  As of August 25, assessments will be held at Mitchell Education Centre, 12091 Cambie Road.

The English Assessment is done on a computer and is made up of 4 parts:  Grammar, Reading Comprehension, Listening Comprehension and Writing.  Students have two hours to complete the assessment.  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 & LOCATION

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 - Mon.-Thurs., 9 am to 11:30 am
PM Class - Mon.-Thurs., 12 pm to 2:30 pm
Evening Class - Tues. & Thurs., 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Term 1 - September 14 to November 9, 2022

Term 2 - November 16, 2022 to January 25, 2023

Term 3 - January 31 to April 12, 2023

Term 4 - April 19 to June 14, 2023

Semester 1 - September 15, 2022 to January 17, 2023

Semester 2 - January 26 to May 30, 2023

Location:  Mitchell Education Centre, 12091 Cambie Road

 

Math & Science courses

AM Class - Mon.-Thurs., 9 am to 11:30 am
PM Class - Mon.-Thurs., 12 pm to 2:30 pm
Evening Class - Tues. & Thurs., 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Term 1 - September 14 to November 9, 2022

Term 2 - November 16, 2022 to January 25, 2023

Term 3 - January 31 to April 12, 2023

Term 4 - April 19 to June 14, 2023

Semester 1 - September 15, 2022 to January 17, 2023

Semester 2 - January 26 to May 30, 2023

Location:  Mitchell Education Centre, 12091 Cambie Road

 

Blended learning, computer-assisted English and General Academic Courses
Day Class - Mon. & Wed., 9:00 am to 11:30 am
Evening Class - Tues. & Thurs., 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Semester 1 - September 15, 2022 to January 17, 2023

Semester 2 - January 26 to May 30, 2023

Location:  Mitchell Education Centre, 12091 Cambie Road

 

HOW TO REGISTER

INTERNET REGISTRATION

www.RichmondCE.ca

September Course Registration
Current students -  Wed., August 17, 2022 @ 9 pm
New students - Thurs., August 18, 2022 @ 9 pm

November Course Registration
Current students -  Wed., October 26, 2022 @ 9 pm
New students - Thurs., October 27, 2022 @ 9 pm

January Course Registration
Current students -  Wed., January 11, 2023 @ 9 pm
New students - Thurs., January 12, 2023 @ 9 pm

April Course Registration
Current students -  Wed., March 29, 2022 @ 9 pm
New students - Thurs., March 30, 2022 @ 9 pm

 

STANDARD (IN-PERSON) REGISTRATION

Mitchell Learning Centre (12091 Cambie Rd., Richmond)

To register for Math, Science and General Academic courses, please speak with our academic advisor by calling 604.668.7899 (press "1").​

 

IMPORTANT

To complete the registration process, students are required to 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 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 ext, 2 or email gginn@sd38.bc.ca

CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION