AABE

Overview

The Aboriginal Adult Basic Education (formerly known as the Adult Dogwood), program prepares students for post-secondary education. AABE is accredited by the Ministry of Advanced Education and affiliated with the Vancouver Community College. This program incorporates an Indigenous perspective through offering Cultural Studies, Self-Government, and First Nation Studies. Our Provincial Level English courses use literature completed by Indigenous authors to provide a cultural and philosophical worldview. After completing this program, graduates will meet the Grade 12 prerequisite requirements for post-secondary education.

Graduation requirements include the successful completion of five courses in Adult Basic Education.

Please note: The courses offered each semester depend on enrollment. The NEC Native Education College reserves the right to make any changes to scheduled courses as necessary, including cancellation.

Contact our Student Advisor for more info.

 

 Program Summary

 Tuition & Fees

Length

1 to 4 terms depending on assessment

 Tuition*  $600.00 per course or $1,600.00 maximum

Offered

September, January, or April

 Fees  $150.00

Credits

5 courses in Adult Basic Education

 Books  $500.00

Credential

BC Adult Graduation Diploma

 UPass  $164.00

Format

Part-time or Full-time

 Supplies  $25.00

Schedule

Mon-Fri, 9am-4 pm

 Total Cost  $1,439.00 to $2,439.00

Transferability

Meets Grade 12 prerequisite requirements for
post-secondary education

 *Please note:
  • Tuition: $600.00 per course, or $1,600.00 for 3 or more courses
  • Books: Approximately $500.00 per term

 

 

Prerequisite for Post-Secondary

The Aboriginal Adult Basic Education program meets the prerequisite requirements for post-secondary education. For more info, please see the BC Adult Graduation Diploma website or contact our Student Advisor.

 

Career Path

Our graduates continue their post-secondary education at Native Education College by taking one of the certificate or diploma programs, including:

  • Health Care Assistant
  • Aboriginal Justice Studies
  • Family and Community Counselling

 

Admission Requirements

  • 18 years old or older
  • High school transcript
  • Completed CAAT assessment
  • Interview with Program Coordinator 

 

For more information, please contact:

Admissions Department
604.873.3772 Ext.328
admissions@necvancouver.org