Become an ACP Student

To enrol in our program

1. Apply to become a student at VIU 

2. Provide a High School transcript that is 5 years old or less to determine pre-requisites. 


Write an assessment to determine the course that is right for you.


To book an assessment

Contact ABE at:

  • Nanaimo Campus at 250-740-6425

  • Parksville/Qualicum Centre at 250-248-2096

  • Cowichan Campus at 250-746-3509

  • Powell River Campus at 604-485-2878

PREPARE FOR YOUR ASSESSMENT before you write it.

  • Please note that the MAXIMUM time allowed for an assessment session is TWO HOURS. We strongly recommend that students do NOT attempt to do more than one assessment in a single two-hour session.

Have goals?  Overwhelmed?  Don’t know where to start? 

Our ACP Student Success and Transition Advisors are here for you! Contact them directly or call and make an appointment:

Nanaimo 250-740-6425

Duncan 250-746-3500

Parksville/Qualicum                                                                                  250-248-2096

Powell River                                                                                            604-485-2878

We can help you get started and guide you through our intake process.

VIU welcomes applications from Canadian citizens or permanent residents.

As a post-secondary institution committed to serving adult learners, to enrol you must be:

  • a high school graduate

  • minimum 17 years of age and out of school a minimum of one year


  • enrolled in a VIU academic or trades/vocational program