Be inspired to learn with Continuing Studies and Corporate Training at Okanagan College, providing you with in-demand skills that work for your life, your business and your career. Develop skills that employers are looking for and take your career to the next level.
We offer short programs designed to enhance your career and enrich rich your life. Do you own a business? Corporate training services will provide your employees with training to help them excel.
StrongerBC future skills grant
The StrongerBC future skills grant is open to British Columbians aged 19 years or older, regardless of financial need, and covers up to $3,500 per person for eligible skills training at public post-secondary institutions.
The grant will help learners access eligible short-term skills training to further their careers, upgrade their skills and enhance their productivity, giving them access to well-paid, high opportunity occupations.
LPN Orthopaedic Certificate
Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) have a learning option for advanced orthopaedic knowledge and skills that keeps them closer to home. The new LPN Orthopaedic Certificate offered at Okanagan College (OC) is the first of its kind in British Columbia.
The online certificate program, which launched in January 2022, increases access to advanced orthopaedic education for nurses throughout the province and minimizes travel requirements.
Featured programs and courses
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Health Training Programs
Train for in-demand careers in the health care field. Find options for entry-level career training and more advanced certifications.
Esthetics and Nail Technology Certificate
Gain the skills and knowledge required for work in the esthetics and spa industry.
Viticulture and Wine Studies
Gain hands-on learning and work placement opportunities that will connect you with what's happening in the wine industry.
Discover insights into the medicinal and recreational marijuana industry. Learn about regulatory policies, business opportunities and investment strategies.
First Aid Training
OC is an approved Canadian Red Cross and WorkSafeBC Training Centre. Our instructors are qualified to deliver a complete range of training.
Accounting and Bookkeeping
Learn more about basic accounting, bookkeeping and other business skills with a range of flexible certificates and classes.
Education Assistant Certificate
Looking to be part of an educational team? Prepare to work alongside teachers in the classroom to help students reach educational goals.
Explore essential and advanced leadership training. These 6-hour workshops cover topics that will help you be the best leader you can be.
Occupational Health & Safety
This online course offers participants a foundational understanding of health and safety standards as they pertain to overall workplace health.
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Learning delivery styles
This training is like traditional on-campus classes where students must be online in the virtual class during regular class times.
This training allows students to access course materials anytime. Work is designed to encourage virtual interaction with materials and instructor.
A combination of online synchronous and asynchronous learning.
A combination of face-to-face and any type of online delivery style.
Learning occurs in person at a physical location. Campus locations are listed when applicable.