AEP Online Foundations - Registration

This is an online course, if you would prefer to attend a face-to-face AEP, please contact your social worker. Not all regions offer face-to-face AEP.

We welcome ministry clients as well as agency clients.


Please note: If you live in a region that does not yet use the Adopt BC Kids portal, please enter your social worker's information in the Adopt BC Kids contact field.

To register, you must:

  • For MCFD clients, know the email contact for the Adopt BC Kids service hub or your social worker
  • Complete a registration
  • Register in your region
  • If you are adopting through the Ministry and plan to access block funding, you must have the approval of your social worker to proceed

If you have a partner:

  • Complete a separate registration for your partner
  • Have a separate email address from your partner's

Please select any cohort for the month you wish to attend:

Registration For January is now FULL and CLOSED.

Registration For February is now FULL and CLOSED

March 21st, 2019 BC General - CLOSED

April 18th, 2019 BC General is now FULL and CLOSED

May 2nd, 2019 BC General - FULL and CLOSED

September 19th, 2019 BC General - OPEN



Please note that taking an AEP-Online does not necessarily ensure preferential treatment in the ministry assessment and placement process.

Important Information

The AEP Online works with most operating systems and browsers, but for a full list of the software requirements, click here.

For our terms and conditions, including cancellation policy, click here

For a summary course outline, click  AEP Online Foundations Course Outline

Follow this link to the AEP-Online course:

Upon completion of the AEP Online Foundations, you are required to upload your certificate and/or transcript to your Adopt BC Kids service hub



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