How to Apply

Secwepemc Fluency Program

All applications can be submitted to 

Chelsea Vaughan at

Want Credit?

Fee: $325.oo
 per course

*Not including summer courses

Don't want credit?Sign up for classes for personal growth!

Audit Fee: $270.00
 per course. 

Summer Institute

Apply through Chief Atahm School with option to partner with TRU or NVIT for post secondary credits!

Contact Kim Dennis at Chief Atahm School for Registration for the Summer Institute. or 250 679 8837

Fee: $800.00 per Summer Course

Extra Fee: $25.00 Admin Fee for credits.


Certificate/Diploma Program

Admission Requirements

All applicants to the First Nations Language  Proficiency Certificate Program are required to meet the following admission and application requirements. Candidates are assessed on the following the factors:
• Grade 12 Diploma or mature status (19 years of age)
• C+ minimum grade in English 12/English 12 First Peoples or ENGL 060

Advance Diploma

Admission Requirements
• Successful completion of the First Nations Language Proficiency Certificate and Diploma program.
• All applicants must attend an orientation interview with program personnel preceding the start of the program. Through the interview applicants must demonstrate their suitability for teaching, experience in language and culture service organizations, and their commitment to the retention and maintenance of an indigenous language.
• Letter of reference from a community member who has knowledge of their language and commitment to the language teaching.
• RCMP Criminal Record Check.