Adult Graduation Requirements:

 To complete the Adult Graduation Program, students (18 or  older) must earn at least 20 credits in the secondary system or complete five courses in the post-secondary system. Courses and credits can be counted from the BC School System and/or the College ABE Program.

 

Students will need to complete:

  • Language Arts 12

  • Mathematics 11 or 12

AND EITHER

Option 1:

  • Three 4-credit Grade 12 Ministry Authorized courses, including External Credential Courses

OR

Option 2:

  •  a Social Studies 11 course

And

  • Two 4-credit Grade 12 Ministry Authorized courses, including External Credential Courses

 2018 Graduation Requirements

The B.C. Certificate of Graduation or "Dogwood Diploma" is awarded to students who successfully complete the provincial graduation requirements.

Students require a minimum of 80 credits to graduate.  Of these 80 credits:

  • At least 16 credits must be at the Grade 12 level, including a required Language Arts 12 and Career Life Connections

  • At least 28 credits must be elective course credits 

52 credits are required from the following: 

  • Career-Life Education (4 credits), and Career-Life Connections (4 credits) 

  • Physical and Health Education 10 (4 credits)

  • Science 10 (4 credits), and a Science 11 or 12 (4 credits)

  • Social Studies 10 (4 credits), and a Social Studies 11 or 12 (4 credits)

  • A Math 10 (4 credits), and a Math 11 or 12 (4 credits)

  • A Language Arts 10, 11 and a required 12 (12 credits total)

  • An Arts Education 10, 11, or 12 and/or an Applied Design, Skills, and Technologies 10, 11, or 12 (4 credits total) 

 

In addition, students must also complete three graduation assessments:

  • The Grade 10 Numeracy Assessment was introduced in 2018

  • The Grade 10 Literacy Assessment was introduced in 2019/20

  • The Grade 12 Literacy Assessment will be introduced in 2021/22 

Continuing Education

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Start Date:

September - May

 

Course Length:

Approximately 120 hrs/course

 

Registration Costs:

$30

 

Registration:

Contact Riverside College to  set-up an appointment to start today.

Students must be 16 years of age by July 1st of the current school year before they are eligible to register in Continuing Education.

 

Courses Offered:

  • English Studies 12

  • Composition 11

  • Career Life Connections

  • Career Life Education

  • Child Development and Caregiving 12

  • Math 11 Workplace

  • Math 11 Foundation

  • Active Living 11/12

  • BC First Peoples 12

  • Tourism 12

  • Earth Science 11

  • Work Experience 12

  • Youth Work in Trades

 

Course Type:

All courses are paper based packages

 

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