Professional development is an essential part of maintaining ongoing competency. Douglas College Continuing Education allows you to achieve your career and personal goals through career development, professional upgrading and career-oriented certificate programs.
Douglas College is an accredited public post-secondary institution. We offer certificates for designated programs and official transcripts for all courses.
Explore our Continuing Education programs and courses
Ask a specific department about providing courses and/or programs at your location.
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Online Course Requirements
You will need a computer that is connected to the internet so you can access the Blackboard Collaborate virtual platform. Most online courses, unless otherwise indicated, use the Blackboard Collaborate virtual platform and we recommend using either Chrome or Firefox. If your course includes live sessions, you will also need to enable your computer's audio and microphone to participate.
All in-person courses take place at the New Westminster Campus or Coquitlam Campus unless otherwise indicated.
New Westminster Campus room numbers:
- posted beside the Information/Security kiosk located in the Concourse, 2nd level
Coquitlam Campus room numbers:
- posted beside the Information/Security kiosk in the main building
For campus locations, hours, contact information and maps, please see the Campus Information page.
Continuing Education and Training Group students can order official transcripts. A transcript is an official record of your academic history and includes all courses successfully and unsuccessfully completed. For ordering information, please visit Transcripts and Other Academic Records.
(T2202) (Formerly T2202A) - Some Continuing Education courses qualify for a T2202 (formerly T2202A) Tax Credit form. To print your T2202, please log into your online myAccount after March 1st. Retain your receipt for youth programs as they may qualify for a tax credit. Please consult with the Canada Revenue Agency to determine eligibility.
Some Continuing Education and Training Group programs receive a certificate upon completion. The college celebrates the achievement of its graduates with our graduation ceremonies. Please visit Graduation for more information including deadlines to apply.
Douglas College Services and Facilities
Parking And Transit Access
Pay parking (cash only) is in effect at the New Westminster and Coquitlam campuses, student rates apply. Metered on-street parking is also available adjacent to both locations. Parking can also be paid for using the Hangtag app.
For more information on parking and transit, please visit:
Library And Bookstore
For courses that require Library services, the Library will issue a Library card for the duration of your Continuing Education course. For information on Library hours and locations, visit the Douglas College Library
For information on Bookstore hours and locations, visit the Douglas College Bookstore.
Cafeteria And Food Services
The New Westminster Campus features a major cafeteria (second floor), including a Tim Horton's and a Triple O's, as well as a deli (first floor). The Coquitlam Campus features a large cafeteria with a Tim Horton's kiosk on the first floor.
Douglas College offers many additional services, including a Fitness Centre (CE student discounts apply) and counseling. More information on Douglas College Student Services.