Adult Basic Education

Adult Basic Education (ABE) includes a number of programs to help adults develop basic skills, obtain a secondary school graduation diploma, and obtain vocational training. Online information about ABE is provided by the BC Ministry of Education, and the Ministry of Advanced Education and Labour Market Development.

To view the ABE Transfer Guide:

For more information on ABE programs and to download the ABE Articulation Handbook, which includes the ABE Transfer Guide, go to:

To find out about the British Columbia Adult Graduation Diploma obtainable through either adult school district programs or post-secondary institutions, go to the Articulation Handbook (above), or to the information provided by the:

For links to Adult Basic Education Programs and Courses in British Columbia's and the Yukon's Post- Secondary System, please visit:

To find out about adult literacy grants:


ABE Articulation Handbook Archive

The following are Archived versions of the ABE Articulation Handbook.  In some cases, only the ABE Transfer Tables are available.  Official copies can be purchased through Crown Publications at