Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

ABE Intermediate Certificate

BC residents can now access Adult Basic Education tuition-free (applicable fees still apply).

(Grade 10 equivalency)

The ABE Intermediate Certificate may for you if you are an adult learner who would like to complete your high school education and attain your BC Adult Graduation Diploma.

What Can You Do With This Credential?

Completion of this program can enable you to enter into the workforce, a vocational program or Grade 11 studies.

 Program Requirements

Admission Requirements

If you plan to complete this credential through Open Learning, please fill out a Program Admission form and submit it to OL Admissions.

Residency Requirements

A minimum of one of the required courses must be completed through TRU (distance or on-campus)

Certificate Requirements

Four courses, as follows:


ENGL 0401, Reading and Writing English


MATH 0401, Intermediate Mathematics

Science (one required)

Consult a Program Advisor for a list of all suitable science courses.

Elective (one required)

Consult a Program Advisor for a list of all suitable electives.

Student Responsibility

Consult with your Program Advisor to ensure that the courses you select are appropriate for your program of study and educational goals.

If you proceed otherwise, you may find that a course does not meet program requirements and its credits may not applied toward your chosen credential, or you may be required to pay an additional transcript assessment fee.


Please see Tuition and Fees for details.


Email Student Services with questions about this or any of our ABE programs.