Upgrading (formerly Adult Basic Education) 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 Upgrading is different from your previous school experiences. Upgrading 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
Call or email Kate Nott, 250.354.3230, Upgrading Assistant to find out how Upgrading can work for you.
You can take Upgrading in Castlegar, Grand Forks, Kaslo, Nakusp, Nelson, or Trail.
Locations Near 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. Upgrading can help you complete prerequisite courses for entry into college or university, or to complete the BC Adult Graduation Diploma, the "Adult Dogwood".