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Job Preparation Program

We will not be accepting applications for Fall 2021.  The next available intake for the Access Programs will be Fall 2022.  Please register here for to receive notification of when our APD Information/Intake Session dates are scheduled. We look forward to welcoming students back into the program in Fall 2022.



Job Preparation Students Sitting in Classroom


The Job Preparation option provides an opportunity for students to investigate and prepare for future work and academic opportunities.  They will identify options for involvement in campus, community and work settings.  Students will build essential skills through a combination of employment-oriented classroom instruction and monitored work experience.


How much does Job Preparation cost?

Students pay an application fee pf $40, plus moderate program fees (approximately $1,200). In some cases, various government ministries may pay a portion of these costs.  This program is defined as adult upgrading and students may be eligible for the Adult Upgrading Grant.


Where is Job Preparation offered?

The Job Preparation option is offered on the Langley, Richmond and Surrey campuses.


How do I apply?

Register to attend one of our APD Information Sessions - register here.


What are the program admission requirements?

  • Interview with an APD faculty member
  • Learning difficulties that hinder scholastic success
  • Satisfactory English proficiency as assessed according to departmental guidelines in a faculty interview

NOTE:  All applicants are assessed and selected by APD faculty members.  Meeting the minimum admission requirements DOES NOT guarantee admission.