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Dual Credit

Still in high school?

Are you interested taking a first year course at VIU?

Or starting a Trade?

In partnership with your School District, our Dual Credit program can give you the chance to be VIU student while still in high school.

You can take a course or one of our Trades programs either at our Cowichan campus or at our Nanaimo campus!

Take a few university courses - get dual credits!

Get your certification in a Trades Foundation Level 1 program or a Health Sciences and Human Services certificate program-get dual credits!

What does dual credit mean?

It means credits you earn in a VIU course go directly toward your high school and VIU transcripts. 

What Trades programs can you take in Cowichan?

Check it out!

Next Steps

Plan ahead

Start your Post Secondary education and training early!