Continuing Studies

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.

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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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. 

Explore the certificate

Dental office workers at a computer talking to a patient.

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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