We know the pandemic has impacted students’ travel and career opportunities in many ways, and with that in mind, we are here to help. Continuing Studies will be offering its certificate programs, corporate training services and general interest courses on campus, online and via distance education this year. Explore upcoming offerings in the brochures below.
What to do if you are sick
OC strongly encourages everyone to refer to the BC Centre for Disease Control’s website for details on self-isolation, self-monitoring and testing. Find out more by clicking on the links below.
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.
Featured Programs and Courses
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Barley - the Backbone of Beer
Learn about malted barley and its use in brewing beer. We will discuss where it comes from, how it's made, and which malt is best used in a stout versus IPA.
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.
Discover insights into the medicinal and recreational marijuana industry. Learn about regulatory policies, business opportunities and investment strategies.
Health Training Programs
Train for in-demand careers in the health care field. Find options for entry-level career training and more advanced certifications.
Viticulture and Wine Studies
Gain hands-on learning and work placement opportunities that will connect you with what's happening in the wine industry.
Occupational Health & Safety
This online course offers participants a foundational understanding of health and safety standards as they pertain to overall workplace health.
Upcoming Info Sessions
Dental Office Administrative Assistant Certificate
A comprehensive introduction to the skills necessary to effectively work as a dental office administrative assistant. Students receive an overview of front desk skills, an introduction to dentistry and routine dental procedures, and learn maintenance of patient records, insurance forms, appointment control, and record keeping within a computerized environment.