Adult Academic & Career Preparation

Upgrading at Okanagan College - tuition free!

Sometimes the hardest part of going back to school is taking the first step. Okanagan College offers a respectful and supportive learning environment designed to meet the education needs of  adult learners. The Okanagan College AACP department is here to welcome and help adult students along every step of their educational journey with the services and resources needed to succeed

Where: All Okanagan College locations offer AACP courses. Contact the nearest campus for information on current course offerings.

When: Course and program intakes are offered throughout the year.

Okanagan College Adult Academic and Career Preparation is for you if you want to accomplish any of the following things.

  • complete prerequisites for post-secondary programs
  • complete high school graduation requirements
  • upgrade your high school marks
  • develop your reading, writing, and mathematics skills
  • improve your career opportunities

 "A lot of the instructors will bend over backwards because their biggest goal is to help you succeed. That is the most amazing feeling: to feel supported by people you've just met."

                        - Vanessa Mitchell

Admission Requirements

No specific academic background is required. Students entering some AACP courses may be required to complete a skills assessment if they do not meet specific course prerequisites. For official admission requirements and other program information, please see the Okanagan College calendar.

Get Started Now

Okanagan College makes upgrading easy. Contact the AACP team at any campus, or stop by the campus closest to you to get started.

 Campus Address  Phone 
Salmon Arm campus  2552 10th Ave. NE, Salmon Arm  250-832-2126
Revelstoke Centre  1401 First St. West 250-837-4235, ext. 6516
Vernon campus 7000 College Way, Coldstream 250-545-7291
Kelowna campus 1000 KLO Rd., Kelowna  250-762-5445
1-877-755-2266 (toll-free)
Penticton campus 525 Duncan Ave. West, Penticton 250-492-4305

 For more information
on this program, financial assistance or student residence, call us toll free: 1-877-755-2266.