Brooks Secondary School
Striving to be the best
Dual Credit Programs (Trades & Academics)


Tanya Larkin                                                                     
Brooks Vice Principal
Trades and Transitions Coordinator                                                               
Brooks Secondary School                                                      
5400 Marine Ave                                                                        
Powell River B.C. V8A 2L6                                                     
(604) 483-3171 
Fax: (604) 483-3127

What is available? What is Dual Credit?

How Can I register for Dual Credit?

Any SD47 student can register for dual credit through Brooks Secondary, if you are not a SD47 student, then please complete the SD47 Registration Package below and return it to the Brooks main office with "Attn: Tanya Larkin". Once we have your registration package you can make an appointment to meet with Mrs. Larkin  in order to get more information and start the registration steps for academic or trades dual credit opportunities:  SD47 Registration Package.pdf

Process for Registering:

1. Fill out an application and hand into the main office at Brooks Secondary school "ATTN: Mrs. Larkin".
2. There will be an dual credit info night - please attend for all of the latest information (usually late Feb / early March).
3. Complete the entrance exam - this is a math based assessment (WP math level 10/11) and is based out of Brooks in April.
4. Interviews will be conducted by the program instructors with those who have met the criteria noted above in #1-3 , usually in May. 
5. Program acceptance letters go out in June. 


Automotive and Welding:

**Students must be non grads and meet any pre-requisites (often Eng 12 and Math11) in order to be sponsored for dual credit. A student wishing to take dual credit can do so in any of the following ways:

1. Trades programs through VIU Powell River - Automotive, Carpentry, and Professional Cook level 1&2
2. Dual Credit academic courses (maximum of four and they must be connected to a program or career)
3. Dual Credit Program (SD47 can sponsor up to 8 months of the program, again student must be a non grad)

PIE student:

If your are a PIE student and are interested in taking dual credit, then check out the Partners In Education Youtube information video