SAEC Student Services

Academic Counseling

Academic Counseling is available to help you clarify career goals or help you deal with difficult personal situations. Confidentiality is guaranteed. Ask your instructor, teacher support for guidance or please see the Post Secondary Advisor when necessary, the key is to ask for help. When required a referral can be made for off-site professional help, as well. Camosun College provides an Educational Advisor every Monday from September-February of the school year. Please book an appointment through the Post Secondary Advisor, Linda Gladstone.


Each class sets up their own arrangements for coffee. Coffee areas are required to be kept clean.

Computer Resources

Computer lab is available for students to use for primarily course related purposes during regular Saanich Adult Education Center operating hours. Please note, personal student computer use is allowable, between the following times only: Student’s Personal Computer Use 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. When the computer is booked for a special function, information will be posted on the door of the computer lab (ie) special training sessions, workshops. Computer Use Guidelines: No food or drink allowed in the computer labs. Use of computers is primarily for course work, unless the Adult Center Director has granted special permission.


Childcare is available to fee payers and those who qualify for child subsidy through the Ministry. Please see the Daycare Director for further information, as there is a priority registration list. Outstanding Daycare Fees: when students have outstanding Daycare Fees, the fees will be paid from student incentives/stipends and/or post-secondary funding. If you are not attending regularly and withdraw you may not longer be eligible for Daycare or monthly support.


The fax machine is available for student use, faxing locally is free but there will be a cost of $1.00 for long distance.


The Saanich Adult Education Center library has a collection of books, to support your course work. A reference librarian is available to provide assistance. See library hours posted on the library door. Loan Period: Two (2) week period. Renewals: bring in item to renew for another loan period of 14 days. Restrictions: items overdue can not be renewed Fines: 50¢ per day for books, $1.00 for videos. When fines are higher than $15.00 it will be reflected in student incentives/stipend.

Lost & Found

Lost and found articles are located in Secretary’s office; they are kept for 2 months.


Parking is available for students, located by the bus compound. Please be respectful of reserved parking spaces and visitor parking spaces. Do not park in front of or along the Saanich Adult Education Center building. When necessary, the Saanich Adult Education Center reserves the right to tow at the owner’s expense.


Students are to use the Café telephone only. Cell phone use is NOT permitted in the classroom. Students are to turn their phones OFF during class times. They may be used during break times only. Please be respectful of the administration department and use the student lounge phone. Please limit calls to no longer than 5 minutes.


Copies are available to students for course purposes. See SAEC Secretary.


Smoking  is NOT permitted on the W̱SB grounds. However, if you choose to smoke, you are only permitted to smoke at a designated area located on West Saanich Road.

Teacher Advisors (T.A.S)

CourseTeacher's Name
Foundations Diane Kirby
YAP Kevin Monkman
Step 3 Tye Swallow
Step 4/5 Kim Linkert
College Prep Martin, Marc, Michele Wendy
Mon, Tue, Wed
F/N Advisor Faye
Monday AM

Lunch Program

Ang Hamilton will be running the Adult Center Lunch Program from Tuesday to Friday. Lunch will be served from 12:00 – 12:30. Meals are available to staff and registered SAEC students only. Additional guests and family members will be charged a small fee of $2 - $4 depending on menu items. If possible donations are encouraged to contribute to the costs of the program. The Hot Lunch Program will run in both semesters on Mondays and will be held by the students in our programs. These lunches will be open to the SAEC students and to the greater community to help support fundraising opportunities for our students.

Hot Lunch Schedule (MONDAYS) September 12 September 19 September 26 October 3 October 10 October 17 October 24 October 31 November 7 November 14 November 21 November 28 December 5 December 12 December 19 SAEC

Fitness Room

QOM QOM SW The Fitness Room is available for students with collaboration between your instructor and the Fitness Coordinator. You will receive a PE credit for participating. The Fitness Coordinator will set up your personal fitness plan. Use of the Fitness Room is free for Registered Students. Hours of Operation – TBA 12:00 – 1:00 Facility Reserved for W̱SB staff only. Other members will need permission from the Recreation Coordinator to gain access during this time.

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