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 life-long 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 and instructional design, then the courses and programs in Training and Adult Education are for you.

Courses in training and adult education

CACE courses are available to anyone interested in adult teaching and learning: you don't have to take the full certificate program. Some of the topics covered in CACE courses 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).

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. Accredited by The Canadian Institute for Performance and Learning.
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General Studies

This new flexible certificate allows you to customize a course of study to meet your specific learning needs and objectives.
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Intercultural Education

The Diploma Program in Intercultural Education prepares students to play a productive and socially responsible role in an increasingly multicultural and diverse world. Students will develop skills to support all aspects of cultural diversity, inclusion and social change in their community, their workplace and around the world.
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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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Kim Carver, Program Assistant
Tel 250-721-8944
Alison Brophey, Program Coordinator
Tel 250-721-7860