Selkirk College

Adult Basic Education

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Program Information

School:Selkirk College
Faculty:Adult Basic Education
Degree:High School Diploma
Field of Study:College/Univ. Prep. and Advan. H. School/2ndary Diploma Pgms
Description:Adult Basic Education (ABE) helps you prepare for college, your career and life by offering high school level courses and support for you to learn. Our classrooms are relaxed and respectful, and our instructors are committed to your success. Books are supplied and tuition is free. ABE is taught at various levels:

ABE fundamental: These courses are designed to help adults with upgrading to the end of Grade nine. Students work on independent programs and may choose the subject area and hours per week of class.
Instruction is available in reading, writing, spelling, science, computer skills and mathematics.

ABE Intermediate: The courses at this level help adults upgrade to Grade 10 equivalence. Instruction is available in English, mathematics, sciences, computer studies and social studies. Students may choose to take some or all of the subjects.

ABE Advanced: The courses are roughly equivalent to the Grade 11 level. Completing this level fulfills the requirements for entry to many trades and other college programs. Mathematics, sciences, computer studies and English courses are available at most centres.

URL:Adult Basic Education at Selkirk College

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Admission to Adult Basic Education courses is open to anyone who meets the following requirements: Fully Qualified Students must be 19 years of age or over at the time of registration and must be considered by the instructor to be capable of succeeding in college courses. Partially Qualified Students under 19 years of age must have the written recommendation of a secondary school principal and the instructor must be satisfied that students can perform in an adult environment.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 21, 2015