Training and Adult Education

Get a credential, increase your confidence, and become the trainer of choice.

You are passionate about helping people learn, whether it's in a classroom, a workplace or online. You know how satisfying it is when students grasp a new concept, idea or skill. You also know that the most successful instructors and facilitators are the ones who make a commitment to lifelong learning, as both an educator and a student.

If you want to improve your knowledge and skills in effective program development, online curriculum development, online course development, facilitation or instructional design, then our courses and programs in Training and Adult Education are here to help.

Training and Adult Education courses

Our CACE courses are available to anyone interested in adult teaching and learning—or you can choose to take the full certificate program. Some topics covered include:

  • facilitation skills
  • workplace coaching
  • instructional design
  • peer coaching
  • project management
  • presentation skills
  • enhancing your creativity

Certificate in Adult and Continuing Education (CACE)

The CACE program consists of four required courses and a minimum of four electives. CACE training can help open doors to positions in a wide variety of public, private and non-profit organizations, with job titles like trainer, instructor, facilitator, learning and development professional, or program coordinator. View CACE program page.

Your CACE certification also counts towards the work experience requirement for membership in the Institute for Performance and Learning (formerly the Canadian Society of Training and Development).

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Courses open for registration

Adult and Continuing Education

Become a certified training and development professional. Gain confidence as an instructor, group facilitator and curriculum developer in adult education. Entirely online and accredited by The Canadian Institute for Performance and Learning.
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General Studies

This flexible certificate program allows you to customize a course of study to meet your specific learning goals.
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Intercultural Studies and Practice

The Diploma in Intercultural Studies and Practice (ISP) prepares students to play a productive and socially responsible role in an increasingly multicultural and diverse world. The program aims to develop social responsibility and a clearer understanding and awareness of the complex issues at play in a multicultural society.
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Organizational Preparedness and Adaptability

A six-week online program to help you become more proactive, rather than reactive, and to prepare your organization to withstand any crisis.
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A full circle education

From student to teacher to programming administrator, and now back to student, Susana Inés Torres Herrera's experiences in the education world have come full circle. It’s no surprise that Susy works in education as she’s been surrounded by it her whole life.

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Leaning into the discomfort

Instructor Colleen Kawaliak talks about going against the grain and how the adult education model brought her to the career she enjoys today.

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New Program: Certificate in General Studies

Have you ever wanted to design your own credential? Have you ever struggled to find a program that meets your specific interests and needs? Then you might be interested in our newest program: the Certificate in General Studies.

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Susy Torres, Program Assistant
Tel 250-721-6129
Alison Brophey, Program Coordinator
Tel 250-721-7860