Join a community of life-long learners with Douglas College Continuing Education. With a huge variety of courses and many certificate programs available, you can achieve professional upgrading and career development, explore a topic of interest or start a brand new career. You can enrol in individual courses, or complete a part-time certificate program. Explore our flexible adult learning options and find the path that's best for you.
With Continuing Education at Douglas College, you can:
- Take individual courses or complete a certificate program
- Enrol in seminars and workshops
- Attend conferences and events
- Have courses custom designed for you and your workplace
Building-based courses and programs
Develop your career skills in the low-carbon, energy-efficient building, and resource management sector with building-based courses and programs at Douglas College.
In order to thrive in the business world it is essential to continually hone your skills as well as develop new ones. At Douglas College, continuing professional education courses are designed to give you the tools to enable you to effectively manage both the internal and external factors that impact upon the work that you do.
Applied Community Studies
We are pleased to offer Continuing Education program in the areas of Career Development, Advanced Interpreting Training and Social Work. Over time our offerings will include Continuing professional development for Early Childhood Educators.
Community Music School
The Douglas College Community Music School has provided music training to New Westminster and surrounding communities since 1984.
Health Professional Development
In Continuing Education Health Sciences, we're dedicated to providing high-quality distance, classroom and workplace-based education, training and services for people and organizations. We view training from a global perspective, training tomorrow's leaders today.
Perinatal - Career Programs
The Douglas College Perinatal Program is recognized as a leader in perinatal education and as such, we are committed to providing high-quality educational opportunities for those working or planning to work in the perinatal field.
Congratulations! Pregnancy is an exciting time but also one filled with questions and concerns. Our goal is to give you the tools to ask questions, explore your options and discover your priorities so that you can make the best decisions for your health, your pregnancy and your baby.
Sports Institute - Career Programs
If your career goal is becoming a certified personal trainer, the Douglas College Sports Institute is the largest provider of British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) courses and workshops.
Did you know Douglas College runs one of the Lower Mainland’s largest sports camp programs? There’s a camp for every kid in Metro Vancouver.