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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 gives you the chance to be VIU student while still in high school.

Take a few university courses- tuition free and get dual credits!

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

Go to this link Courses and Programs for more information.


Next Steps

  • Talk to your parents.
  • Meet with your high school Counsellor to plan your course selection for Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12 - planning will ensure that you meet any course prerequisites (English, Science and Math) needed to take a VIU course.
  • With your high school Counsellor go over Dual Credit info for high schools
  • More questions? Contact your Career Centre Coordinator for more information/to apply!

Plan ahead.

Start your Post Secondary education and training early!

Not sure who to start the conversation with?

Contact VIU's Dual Credit Coordinator: 

Tanya Lanigan  |   250-618-3820