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WHAT'S NEW in Part-Time Studies (CE)

NEW Part-Time Online Programs

Canadian Certified Administrative Professional

Certified Financial Planner

Children’s Mental Health

Client and Customer Relations

Condominium Management

Construction Estimator

Foot Care Nurse

Fundraising Management

Management Studies

Mobile Application Development

Palliative Care

Retirement and Long Term Care Management

Sustainable Food

Volunteer Management

Web Development

 

NEW Continuing Education Courses

Spanish I

Are you traveling to a Spanish speaking country this year? Why not join Blanca Lopez two nights a week and learn to speak Spanish! This course will introduce you to the customs, culture and language of the Hispanic world.  Attention will be paid to the four learning skills: listening, speaking, writing and reading. In addition, students will acquire a command of the essential grammatical structures of Spanish and a vocabulary of 2500 words. The course covers structures of the Simple Present Tense (Presente de Indicativo). Students will be challenged and encouraged to participate in class actively. Contact  the bookstore at 475-6225 to purchase the required textbook.  This course will be offered on Monday and Wednesday nights January 14 - April 3, 5:30 - 7:30 pm.

French I

The goal of this course is to provide students with fundamental skills in listening and speaking French and to help them, through a vast amount of practice, achieve basic French skills. Background information on French history, culture and society will be introduced throughout the classes. This course will be presented through a blend of instructional methods including lecture, discussion and independent study. Contact the bookstore at 475-6225 to purchase the required textbook. This course will be offered on Mondays and Wednesday nights January 7 - March 27, 5:30 - 7:30 pm.

Painting with Biljana

Join renowned local watercolour artist Biljana Baker and paint three paintings in three classes. By the end of the workshop, you should have three completed paintings to show off to your friends and family. Some knowledge of watercolour painting is required. Materials are required and are not included in registration fee. Please bring: your own watercolours, at least 3 sheets of d’arches watercolour paper 11X15, a variety of watercolour brushes, backing board, masking tape, paper towel, water containers (ie. large ice cream pail) and any other supplies you like to paint with. This course will be offered on Thursday nights February 28 - March 14, 7:00 - 9:30 pm.

Watercolour Touchup

Do you have unfinished paintings that you wish you could get help with? If so, bring five or so to the workshop, and with Biljana’s guidance, she will help you properly finish them. By the end of the workshop you should have a completed painting to show off to your friends and family. Some knowledge of watercolour painting is required. Materials are required and are not included in registration fee. Please bring: your own watercolours, your unfinished painting, a variety of watercolour brushes, backing board, masking tape, paper towel, water containers (ie. large ice cream pail) and any other supplies you like to paint with. This course will be offered on Saturdays March 2 - March 9, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Welding Basics

This 4-day general interest co-ed course is for someone who has little or no experience in welding. Red Seal Welder Sue Telpuk will provide you with the opportunity to learn the proper technique of Arc Welding along with shop safety procedures. This course is perfect for the part-time home shop welder or hobby welder and can provide you with the confidence you need to pursue postsecondary studies in this exciting field! This course will be offered on Saturdays February 9 - March 2, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm.

Sweet Tooth’s Unite

Satisfy your sweet tooth with something quick, easy and different. Join Chef Jodi to create delicious desserts including bacon/salted caramel butter tarts, rainbow-striped Swiss roll and a chocolate-domed dessert. Create wow-looking desserts that will put you in the spotlight and satisfy most anyone’s sweet tooth! Participants are asked to bring take-home containers to bring your creations home in and an apron to protect clothes. Closed-toed sturdy shoes (running shoes, hikers etc.) are required. Note: We cannot guarantee an allergy free environment. Common allergens (seeds, tree nuts, grains, etc.) may be used in this cooking class. This course will be offered on Tuesday February 12, 7:00 - 10:00 pm.

Comfort Food for Friends

Get away from processed foods and prepare fresh, fun foods for your next gathering. Chef Jodi will take you through some basic kitchen prep/food safety skills as you prepare three fantastic comfort foods; easy chicken and dumplings, 5-cheese macaroni casserole and old-fashioned banana cream pie. Yum! Participants are asked to bring take-home containers to bring your creations home in and an apron to protect clothes. Closed-toed sturdy shoes (running shoes, hikers etc.) are required. Note: We cannot guarantee an allergy free environment. Common allergens (seeds, tree nuts, grains, etc.) may be used in this cooking class. This course will be offered on Tuesday February 5, 7:00 - 10:00 pm.

Small Batch Cooking

Learn how to cook salad bowl basics to make rice or salad bowls using rice, couscous and quinoa. Top them with a variety of healthy options and dressings to up the yum factor! Chef Jodi will take you through some basic kitchen prep/food safety skills, including which bowls you can freeze for later and the best way to heat them up. Participants are asked to bring take-home containers to bring your creations home in and an apron to protect clothes. Closed-toed sturdy shoes (running shoes, hikers etc.) are required. Note: We cannot guarantee an allergy free environment. Common allergens (seeds, tree nuts, grains, etc.) may be used in this cooking class. This course will be offered on Wednesday February 27, 7:00 - 10:00 pm.

Cooking with Jodi - Part 1

What can you eat on the keto diet? This class is for the beginner, someone who wants to know what all the hype is about, and if it is really for them. Chef Jodi will take you step by step, through the prep and cooking of a sausage and greens hash bowl, spinach salad with flank steak, bacon wrapped asparagus with horseradish dip and one pot chicken. This course is also for those who are looking to gain more knowledge with kitchen prep/food safety skills. Participants are asked to bring take-home containers to bring your creations home in and an apron to protect clothes. Closed-toed sturdy shoes (running shoes, hikers etc.) are required. Note: We cannot guarantee an allergy free environment. Common allergens (seeds, tree nuts, grains, etc.) may be used in this cooking class. This course will be offered on Tuesday March 5, 7:00 - 10:00 pm.

Cooking with Jodi Part 2

If you are looking for a chance to further expand your recipe book, this course is for you. Learn safety and food-handling tips as well as how to speed up your prep time. You will prepare four or five keto dishes, time allowing; early-day jambalaya, spinach with crispy chicken, pizza pate, keto lemonade and beef stroganoff. You will also receive a sample week meal plan with a shopping list. Participants are asked to bring take-home containers to bring your creations home in and an apron to protect clothes. Closed-toed sturdy shoes (running shoes, hikers etc.) are required. Note: We cannot guarantee an allergy free environment. Common allergens (seeds, tree nuts, grains, etc.) may be used in this cooking class. This course will be offered on Tuesday March 12, 7:00 - 10:00 pm.

Vegetarian Cooking

Looking to up your fresh veggie and fruit intake? Do you need more grains and want to eat a little healthier without depriving yourself of flavor and quality? Enjoy discovering a new spin on meatless meals with Chef Jodi as she takes you through some fast, fun and very tasty dishes! Whether you are a vegetarian, or just looking to eat a little healthier, you are invited to come and cook an ancient grains Aztec salad bowl, Kung-Pao inspired tofu and vegetables, and a Hawaiian grilled pineapple veggie burger. Participants are asked to bring take-home containers to bring your creations home in and an apron to protect clothes. Closed-toed sturdy shoes (running shoes, hikers etc.) are required. Note: We cannot guarantee an allergy free environment. Common allergens (seeds, tree nuts, grains, etc.) may be used in this cooking class. This course will be offered on Wednesday February 20, 7:00 - 10:00 pm.