Adult Learners

Looking to graduate, interested in upgrading?

Non-graduated Adult Students

You can take select Grade 10-12 courses for FREE with Abbotsford Virtual School in order to complete your graduation requirements. Our staff will help you work towards adult graduation with our personalized learning environment and flexible delivery approach.

Email our counselor at for more information or register online on or after August 1, 2024 for a September 2024 start date

More information about the graduating as an adult in BC is available at

Adult Graduation Guide 

Adult Graduation

The Adult Graduation program requires 20 credits towards graduation. To be eligible for the Adult Graduation, the student must be at least 18 years of age, and must take at least three of the courses leading towards graduation as an adult.

  • English Studies 12
  • A Mathematics 11 or 12 course (could include Accounting 11)
  • Three courses from a list that includes all Ministry-authorized grade 12 courses and Social Studies 11

The Adult Graduation program is free and is outlined at the following Ministry of Education website: B.C. Adult Graduation Diploma Program.

If you have additional questions about the Adult Graduation program, please contact our counselor at

Graduated Adult Students

Adult Students (over the age of 19) wishing to upgrade are encouraged to register for a variety of FREE and TUITION-BASED online courses offered by Abbotsford Virtual School. Tuition-free courses include (effective Sept 1, 2022):

  • English Language Arts 11
  • English First Peoples 12
  • English Studies 12
  • Life Sciences 11
  • Anatomy and Physiology 12
  • Chemistry 11/12
  • Physics 11/12
  • Workplace Math 11
  • Foundations of Math 11/12
  • Pre-Calculus 11/12
  • Calculus 12

Or choose from our wide selection of tuition-based online courses. The fee structure for tuition for courses with AVS is $550 per course. Course fee refund policy:

  • 100 % refund available for two days* * (after being granted course access/login information)
  • 75% within a week *
  • 50% within 30 days* 
  • No refund after 30 days*

If you have additional questions about the Adult Graduation program, please contact our counselor at