High School Completion Program

HIGH SCHOOL COMPLETION PROGRAM


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Our High School Completion program offers Grade 11 and Grade 12 courses for adults (18 years of age or older). These courses can be used to complete high school graduation or as upgrade courses for academic subjects.

Final school marks for high school courses are reported to the BC Ministry of Education to update BC graduation transcripts.

ADULTS WHO HAVE ALREADY GRADUATED
Adults who have already graduated from high school (in BC or anywhere in the world) can take our high school courses to refresh their knowledge or upgrade their marks before applying to college or university.

We offer FREE upgrading courses for Canadian citizens, permanent residents and status refugees for selected courses:

COURSE LEVEL FREE ENGLISH COURSES FREE MATHEMATICS COURSES FREE SCIENCE COURSES
Grade 11 Composition 11 Math 11 Apprenticeship & Workplace
Math 11 Foundations
Math 11 Pre-Calculus
Chemistry 11
Physics 11
Grade 12 English Studies 12 Math 12 Foundations
Math 12 Pre-Calculus
Anatomy & Physiology 12
Chemistry 12
Physics 12

ADULTS WHO HAVE NOT YET GRADUATED
Adults who have not yet graduated can take our high school courses to complete their graduation requirements. If you are unsure of which graduation program is best for you or which courses you need to graduate, call 604-296-6915 (then press 0 for the receptionist) to schedule an appointment with our academic advisor.

2018 Graduation Program
Students who recently left a BC high school without graduating can enroll at Burnaby CCE to complete their missing courses for the regular Grade 10-12 graduation program (this is also called the 2018 Graduation Program or Dogwood Certificate).

Adult Graduation Program
Adults who left high school several years ago without graduating can enroll at Burnaby CCE for the Adult Graduation Diploma. This is a fast way to graduate in BC. Adult students must complete a minimum of 20 authorized credits (usually 5 courses):

Graduation requirement Eligible courses Credits
Language Arts 12 Communications 12 or English 12 or English 12 First Peoples or English Studies 12
– or –
Français langue première 12
4 credits
Mathematics 11/12 Math 11 (Apprenticeship & Workplace or Foundations or Pre-Calculus)
– or –
Math 12 (Apprenticeship & Workplace or Foundations or Pre-Calculus)
– or –
Accounting 11
4 credits
Elective courses Three additional Grade 12 courses authorized by the BC Ministry of Education
– or –
Social Studies 11 and two additional Grade 12 courses authorized by the BC Ministry of Education
12 credits


REGISTRATION

Registrations are only accepted during the scheduled registration sessions listed below. All registrations must be done in person; registrations cannot be done over the phone or online. Students whose first language is not English and who have not completed English 10 in Canada must take an English assessment as part of the registration process.

Office locations Registration sessions
Schou Education Centre
4041 Canada Way
Burnaby, BC V5G 1G6
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Registration for Summer Term classes starting in July:
2019-Jun-03 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
2019-Jun-04 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
2019-Jun-05 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Late registration for Summer Term classes is available until 2019-Jun-19 by appointment – call the Schou Education Centre office (604-296-6915 local 0) to check for availability
Burnaby North Secondary School
751 Hammarskjold Drive
Burnaby, BC V5B 4A1
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Registration for Daytime Fall Term classes starting in September:
Registration schedule will be announced soon
Burnaby South Secondary School
5455 Rumble Street
Burnaby, BC V5J 2B7
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(Access the office via Antrim Ave off Beresford St)

Registration for Evening Fall Term classes starting in September:
2019-Aug-26 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
2019-Aug-29 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

All the following documents are required to complete registration:

Required documents Examples
Proof of citizenship status in Canada Bring one document with your name:

  • Canadian citizens: Canadian birth certificate or current Canadian passport or Canadian citizenship card
  • Permanent residents: permanent resident card
  • Refugees: passport and refugee claimant documents
  • International visitors: passport and visitor visa
  • Work permit holders are not qualified for High School Completion courses
Proof of residence in BC Bring one document with your name and address:

  • BC Driver’s Licence
  • BC Care Card
  • BC ID Card
  • Utility bill (FortisBC, BC Hydro, land line telephone bill)
Picture ID Bring one document with your picture and name:

  • Passport
  • BC Driver’s Licence
  • BC ID Card

COURSE FEES

Tuition Fees
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents and status refugees who have NOT graduated from high school in Canada or in any other country:
    FREE for all courses
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents and status refugees who have graduated from high school in Canada or in any other country:
    FREE for all English, Mathematics and Science courses
    – $550 all other courses (Law 12, Social Justice 12, Social Studies 11)
  • International students with valid study permits or visitor visas:
    – $995 per course for international students who are parents/guardians of children currently enrolled in the International Education Program at a Burnaby public school
    – $1325 per course for other international students
  • We only accept payment by MasterCard, Visa or cash (bring payment for exact amount please; change for large bills may not be available).
Tuition Fee Refunds
  • If the course is cancelled by Burnaby Community & Continuing Education, the tuition fee is refunded in full.
  • If a student wishes to withdraw, the tuition fee will be refunded (less a $35 processing fee) if a written request is received before the start of the second class. No refunds are issued after the start of the second class.
Textbook Deposits
A $100 deposit is required for each course, payable on the first day of class. We only accept payment by MasterCard, Visa or cash (bring payment for exact amount please; change for large bills may not be available).
Textbook Deposit Refunds
  • If all textbooks are brought back in good condition within 2 weeks after finishing or withdrawing from a class, a refund of $90 will be issued.
  • If all textbooks are brought back in good condition between 2 and 4 weeks after finishing or withdrawing from a class, a refund of $50 will be issued.
  • If textbooks are returned more than 4 weeks after finishing or withdrawing from a class, no refund will be issued.
  • If textbooks are returned in a damaged condition, no refund will be issued.

COURSE SCHEDULE

BURNABY SOUTH SECONDARY SCHOOL – Summer Term course schedule
Course name Course ID Days Times Dates
Anatomy & Physiology 12 (ATPH12) S310-4 Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm 2019-Jul-02 to 2019-Aug-13
Chemistry 11 (CH11) S320-4 Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri 9:00 am to 12:00 pm 2019-Jul-02 to 2019-Aug-13
Chemistry 12 (CH12) S330-4 Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri 9:00 am to 12:00 pm 2019-Jul-02 to 2019-Aug-13
Composition 11 (CMPS11) S100-4 Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm 2019-Jul-02 to 2019-Aug-13
English Studies 12 (ENST12) S140-4 Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri 9:00 am to 12:00 pm 2019-Jul-02 to 2019-Aug-13
Math 11 Foundations (FOM11) S218-4 Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm 2019-Jul-02 to 2019-Aug-13
Math 11 Pre-Calculus (PREC11) S210-4 Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri 9:00 am to 12:00 pm 2019-Jul-02 to 2019-Aug-13
Math 12 Foundations (FOM12) S225-4 Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm 2019-Jul-02 to 2019-Aug-13
Math 12 Pre-Calculus (PREC12) S220-4 Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri 9:00 am to 12:00 pm 2019-Jul-02 to 2019-Aug-13
Physics 11 (PH11) S340-4 Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri 9:00 am to 12:00 pm 2019-Jul-02 to 2019-Aug-13
Physics 12 (PH12) S350-4 Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri 9:00 am to 12:00 pm 2019-Jul-02 to 2019-Aug-13
Some classes may be blended.

SCHOOL LOCATIONS

Burnaby North Secondary School
751 Hammarskjold Drive
Burnaby, BC V5B 4A1

(Access the office via the smaller South Campus building off Kensington Ave)

*** Courses at this location will begin in September 2019 ***

Burnaby South Secondary School
5455 Rumble Street
Burnaby, BC V5J 2B7

(Access the office via Antrim Ave off Beresford St)

Student parking space is very limited; please only park in areas specifically designated as student parking.

Schou Education Centre
4041 Canada Way
Burnaby, BC V5G 1G6

Student parking space is very limited; please only park in areas specifically designated as student parking.