Looking to upgrade your skills? Want to get into that awesome first-year course or program? Improve subject understanding, study skills and complete prerequisite courses such as biology, chemistry, English, math and physics along with college success, computer sciences and social studies.
All high school levels are available.
Our classrooms are supportive and respectful, and our instructors are committed to your success. Jump start your life with Academic Upgrading.
Learn in a Supportive Atmosphere
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
To get started, call or email Kate Nott to find out how Academic Upgrading can work for you. Drop in to the campus in your community. We will help you to reach your goals.
Locations Near You
• In Castlegar, contact Jim Leitch or Stephen Seaborn.
• In Grand Forks, contact Spencer Tracy.
• In Kaslo, contact Jenn Lucke.
• In Nakusp, contact Nathaniel Howard.
• In Nelson, contact Marianne Batty.
• In Trail, contact Marissa Carrasco.
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 a program to meet your needs. Academic Upgrading can help you complete prerequisite courses for entry into college or university, or to complete the BC Adult Graduation Diploma, the "Adult Dogwood."