We can help you improve your English, math and science skills for life, school and work. We'll help you prepare for success in Camosun or other college and university programs, and explore career and education options. Our programs are offered on both campuses and in various communities, and we often collaborate with other schools at Camosun.
|Academic Upgrading - Fundamental and Intermediate||Courses only or Certificate|| ||varies|
|Building Employment Success for Tomorrow (BEST)||Certificate|| ||8 weeks|
|BC Adult Graduation Diploma (BCAGD)||Diploma|| ||varies|
|College Preparatory|| |
|Indigenous Academic Upgrading||Courses only or Certificate|| ||varies|
|Indigenous College Prep||Certificate|| ||8 months|
|Indigenous Human Services Career Access||Certificate|| ||8-12 months|
Access to Career and Academic Programs
The School of Access collaborates with other schools at Camosun to offer short programs that help you fulfill English and math admission requirements while taking courses related to your chosen career program.
|Civil Engineering Technology Access||Certificate||8 months|
|Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology Access||Certificate||8 months|
|Mechanical Engineering Technology Access||Certificate||8 months|
|Exercise & Wellness Access||Certificate||4 months|
|Sport Management Access||Certificate||4 months|
Employment Training and Preparation
|E.A.R.T.H. Gardening (Study option in ETP)||Certificate|| ||4 months|
|Employment Training and Preparation (ETP)|| |
Choose from the following study options:
|Pathways for Life, Learning and Work||Certificate|| ||6 weeks|
|Workplace Literacy and Numeracy (Study option in ETP)||Certificate|| ||4 months|
English Language Development
|English Language Development (ESL)||Certificate|| ||varies|
|English Language for the Workplace (e-Work) |
(Program under review)
|Health Care Assistant - ESL||Certificate|| ||49 weeks|
Student Access Services
We provide one-on-one tutoring and support with course work, academic and life skills for students enrolled in School of Access and college-level programs.
We operate six on-campus Help Centres and provide support at community partnership locations.
Alternatively, the library offers Online Learning Skills Guides