Health Programs and Courses
Train for an in-demand career or advance your skills in the health care field. With options for entry-level career training and more advanced certifications to complement previous education, these programs can help you grow while meeting the needs of families and communities.
Featured Courses and Programs
Scroll through to view featured course groupings or offerings.
LPN Orthopaedic Certificate
Designed for those who already hold an LPN practicing licence, this program provides the advanced knowledge and skills for an orthopaedic career working directly with nurse practitioners and medical practitioners.
Gastroenterology Nursing Certificate
Designed for those who already hold an RN or LPN practicing license, this certificate provides the knowledge and skills for those wanting to be a gastroenterology nurse.
PeriAnesthesia Nursing Certificate
A specialty program for those with current RN licensing, this certificate offers training in post-anesthetic patient management and care.
Nursing Unit Assistant Certificate
This program provides course work and practicum experience to function as a nursing unit assistant. Responsible for a variety of clerical duties, students will learn theory and application of relevant medical terminology.
Medical Office Assistant Certificate
Looking to work in a medically-focused reception or clerical setting? This program offers skills training to effectively work and communicate in a variety of tasks within medical offices.
Dental Office Administrative Assistant Certificate
Learn the skills necessary to effectively work as a dental office administrative assistant. Students receive an overview of skills needed to work within a dental office environment.
Notice: Course Registration Information
We are excited to launch our new registration system for Summer and Fall 2023 courses!
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Other Training Opportunities
This course is offered to CDA’s or Dental Hygienists as a professional development opportunity to those who wish to obtain the Orthodontic Module through The College of Dental Surgeons of B.C (CDSBC).
Provisional Prosthodontic Module
This course is offered to CDA’s or Dental Hygienists as a professional development opportunity to those who wish to obtain the Prosthodontic Module through the CDSBC.
Our Prenatal Classes allow the mother-to-be and her support person to gain essential knowledge of a healthy pregnancy, learn the important practical skills for a positive childbirth experience, and receive valuable information on early care of the newborn.
First Aid and Safety Training
Okanagan College is an approved Canadian Red Cross and WorkSafeBC Training Centre. Working with the latest equipment, our First Aid instructors are fully qualified to deliver a complete range of training.
Occupational Health and Safety Certificate
Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Professionals are at the forefront of protecting workers in many different sectors. The COVID-19 pandemic illustrates the increased need for OH&S skills in the workplace. More than ever, there is importance placed on the OH&S job that creates safe work environments.