Continuing Studies

Pursue an education that works for your life, your business and your career with a Continuing Studies professional certificate. Get the boost you need to update your skills, stay on-trend with industry advances and take your career to the next level.

Continuing Studies offers certificate programs, corporate training services and general interest courses on campus, online and via distance education to suit all different learning needs. Explore upcoming offerings in the brochures below. 

Registration information

To sign up for a Continuing Studies course or to register for a program, individuals can contact Continuing Studies at or call 236-420-6715.

LPN Orthopaedic Certificate

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) will 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.

Launching in January 2022, the online certificate program is set to increase access to advanced orthopaedic education for nurses throughout the province and minimize travel requirements.

Read the story      Explore LPN Orthopaedic program

Licensed Practical Nurse Jim Fishley holding the arm of a patient with a pink cast

Featured Programs and Courses

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Upcoming Info Sessions

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Learning Delivery Styles

Online Synchronous:

This training is like traditional on-campus classes where students must be online in the virtual class during regular class times.

Online Asynchronous:

This training allows students to access course materials anytime. Work is designed to encourage virtual interaction with materials and instructor.

Online Hybrid:

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.

Contact a campus

1000 KLO Road
Kelowna, BC V1Y 4X8

Phone: (250) 862-5480
Toll-Free: 1-888-638-0058 (Toll-Free)
Fax: (250) 862-5434


583 Duncan Ave W
Penticton, BC  V2A 8E1

Phone: (250) 492-4305
Toll-Free: 1-866-510-8899
Fax: (250) 490-3950


2552 10th Ave NE 
Salmon Arm, BC  V1E 2S4

Phone: (250) 804-8888 
Toll-Free: 1-866-352-0103 
Fax: (250) 804-8850 

P.O. Box 3118
1401 First Street West
Revelstoke, BC V0E 2S0

Phone: (250) 837-4235
Fax: (250) 837-2882

7000 College Way 
Vernon, BC V1B 2N5

Phone: (250) 545-7291 
Toll-Free: 1-800-289-8993 
Fax: (250) 503-2653