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.
Learn in a Relaxed Atmosphere
You will likely find that ABE is different from your previous school experiences. ABE instructors help you to reach your goals in a friendly, supportive, and relaxed atmosphere.
Begin where you are right now and develop your study skills
Take the courses you need to meet your goals
Improve your understanding of course content
Get help with difficult concepts from other courses
Work out a schedule that suits your needs
Understand the way you learn best
Take a class or work on your own
Get instruction and support when you need it to improve basic skills like reading, writing & math
Locations Near You
You can take ABE in Castlegar, Grand Forks, Kaslo, Nakusp, Nelson, or Trail. Call an instructor in your community to find out how ABE can work for you.
You can meet with an instructor to assess your present skill level and get help to decide which courses will meet your needs.
Areas of Study & Support
You can take just one course or design at program to meet your needs. ABE can help you complete prerequisite courses for entry into college or university, or to complete the BC Adult Graduation Diploma, the "Adult Dogwood".