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Programs and Services

Advanced GIS Certificate Aboriginal Community Support Worker Certificate American Sign Language (ASL) Certificate Audio Engineering and Music Production Certificate Autism Spectrum Certificate AutoCAD Skills Certificate Basic Accounting Certificate Bookkeeping Bridging Certificate (Distance) Bookkeeping Certificate Building Service Worker Certificate Computer Basics for Business Certificate Computer Proficiency for Business Certificate Custodial Worker Certificate Dental Office Administrative Assistant Certificate Education Assistant Certificate Esthetics and Nail Technology Certificate Floral Design Certificate Gastroenterology Nursing Certificate Green Building Design and Construction Certificate Home Inspection Certificate Hospitality Service Training Certificate Interior Decorating Certificate Introduction to Office Administration Certificate Introductory Silviculture - Nursery Production Certificate Landscape Horticulture Certificate Leadership and Change Certificate Leadership Skills Certificate Leading in a Learner Centred Organization Certificate Learner-Centred Instructor Certificate Life Skills Facilitator Certificate Medical Device Reprocessing Technician Certificate Medical Laboratory Assistant Certificate Medical Office Assistant Certificate Nursing Unit Assistant Certificate Occupational Health and Safety Certificate Palliative Care Certificate Pharmacy Technician Certificate (Distance) Production and Inventory Management Certificate Project Management Certificate Residential Building Drafting Technician Certificate Service and Support in a Learner-Centred Organization Certificate Simply Accounting Certificate Special Needs Worker Certificate Teaching English as a Second Language Certificate Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Certificate Viticulture Certificate (see Food, Wine and Tourism) Wine Sales Certificate (see Food, Wine and Tourism) Winery Assistant Certificate (see Food, Wine and Tourism) Xeriscape Certificate

Continuing Studies is responsible for creating and administering courses and programs throughout the Okanagan College region. Annually, more than 22,000 students enrol in Continuing Studies courses at Okanagan College. Courses are administered through the campuses and centres. For further information visit our website at www.okanagan.bc.ca/cs.

Semi-annual Continuing Studies brochures are published at most Continuing Studies centres. These brochures contain information on semester offerings, fees and registration. For copies of current brochures see contact information below.

Part-time Vocational Certificate Programs: Continuing Studies offers a wide range of job preparation and job upgrading programs leading to certificates. Programs consist of a minimum of 60 hours of instruction and are usually offered at varying Okanagan College centres. For location, start dates and times, consult your local Continuing Studies brochure, call your local Okanagan College campus, or visit our website www.okanagan.bc.ca/cs. Tuition fees are subject to revision without notice.

Minimum passing grade (part-time vocational certificate programs): 60% unless otherwise stated.

Vocational Short Courses: Offered usually in the evenings or on weekends, these courses are tailored to meet local job market and skill needs. Please check the Okanagan College centre in your area.

General Interest Courses: A variety of non-credit courses in leisure, recreation and hobbies. Each Okanaga College centre offers a variety of courses tailored to meet the needs of the local community. These courses are offered on a cost-recovery basis.

Contract Training: Continuing Studies can provide varied programs of vocational, career and professional development training by contract to companies or organizations. These programs are designed to suit the educational needs of employees, employers or organizations.

Inter-institutional Co-operation: Continuing Studies co-operates with other post-secondary institutions to enhance the range of credit and non-credit courses available to Okanagan residents.

Okanagan College Calendar: Printed 06/24/2017