Adult Basic Education (ABE) Intermediate Program for Youth
Upgrade your academic training in a comfortable environment. Complete the ABE intermediate program and earn your Grade 10 equivalency while studying at the Broadway Youth Resource Centre, located off-campus. The ABE program will prepare you for Grade 11 studies at VCC or in the public school system, entry into a career program, or for employment. With individual, self-paced instruction in English, mathematics, science and social science, the learning environment in the adult basic education program is structured to meet the needs of young adults aged 15 to 18 years.
Broadway Youth Resource Centre 2780 East Broadway Vancouver, B.C. Phone: 604.709.5640
VCC welcomes applications from
Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to
educating adult learners, applicants should be 18 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.
Please note that you must submit official transcripts and educational documents to support your application; unfortunately, we cannot accept photocopies or fax versions.
This program is available to young adults between the ages of 15 and 18 who are in need of academic upgrading but are unable to enter other educational programs. The program is open to any student who has been out of school for at least one year or who has permission from their secondary school principal confirming a need for this program. Students may be referred through community agencies, schools, parents or students themselves.
After you apply, you can check your to see if all of the requirements have been met or to update contact information.
Please use the temporary login ID and Personal Identification Number (PIN) that you used to complete your original online application.
Fees and Other Costs
College initiative fee
Student union fee
$24.81 per term
Some textbooks and instructional materials are provided.U-PASS $120 subject to eligibility.
- Fees are approximate and subject to change without notice. Students making advanced payments for programs/courses or installment payments for current programs, will be required to pay increased rates. The application fee is non-refundable. For more information, see withdrawals and refunds specific to this program.
Note: All course/program information including course/program content, length, admission requirements, prerequisites, start/end dates, postponements and/or cancellation is subject to change without notice.