VIU Students at Beach

Dual Credit

Still in high school? 

Going into Grade 12?

Are you interested starting a Trade?

Or taking a first year course at VIU ?

In partnership with your School District, Vancouver Island University (VIU) is offering you exciting opportunities this Fall of 2022 and Spring 2023!

  • Take a few university courses- tuition free and get dual credits!
  • Get your certification in a Trades Foundation/Level 1 program or a Health and Human Services certificate program-at a big reduction in tuition and get dual credits!

See Courses and Programs for more information.

What does Dual Credit mean?

  • You are taking post secondary courses and/or training while still in high school.
  • You earn both high school and post-secondary credits for every VIU course you take. You can take courses online or face to face or get certified in a Trade or in a Health program!  


If you are interested in taking a tuition free course or program in 2022/2023 at VIU: 

  • Talk to your parents.
  • Plan your course selection for Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12 to make sure you meet the VIU course prerequisites (English, Science and Math).
  • Meet with your Career Centre Coordinator for more information/to apply!
  • Not sure who to start the conversation with? Contact VIU's Dual Credit Coordinator, Tanya Lanigan.

Plan ahead. Take advantage of Dual Credit opportunities at VIU and start your Post Secondary education and training early!

More Information

Tanya Lanigan, Dual Credit Coordinator   |   250-618-3820