Admission Requirements

Most programs at Riverside College have a minimum requirement of successful completion of Grade 10 and Grade 11 course requirements.  Please note program specific requirements may apply.  Both non-graduated students and graduated students are welcome to apply to Riverside College.

Please email us at for more information or to make arrangements to meet with one of our program advisors.

As part of the application process you will be required to provide:

  • Most recent report card and transcript

  • Proof of Citizenship

  • Proof of Residency in BC

  • Proof of Age

Application Process

Applications will start being accepted by our office on March 1, 2022. 



Applications submitted after June 1 will be considered on space/availability.  A waitlist will be generated from this list.

1.  Complete our Application of Interest and submit to Riverside College in person or by email to  You will receive confirmation by email that your Application of Interest has been received.  This email will include additional information regarding the registration process including our school application form and request for application documentation.

2.  Once all the documents required for your program have been received, your application package will be assessed by the Principal and/or Program Instructor of Riverside College.   Applications will be reviewed beginning in May for the upcoming school year.  You will be contacted regarding the status of your application by email. 

3. Students in some program areas may be required to complete the Industry Training Authority (ITA) Essential Skills Assessment as part of the application process. You will be advised by email the date and time for your assessment session.


4.  Both accepted and conditionally accepted applicants will be required to meet with the Principal and in some cases with the Program Instructor. Students under the age of 19 are asked to bring a parent or guardian. You will be contacted by email to set up this appointment.

5. Accepted students (and parents of students under 19) will be required to sign a Student Enrolment & Policy Agreement and a Payment & Refund Policy.

Please be advised that there are program specific fees associated with ALL of our programs. Program tuition applies for all programs with the exception of students who meet Ministry of Education funding requirements.  Please contact our office for details.