General Information

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

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.

You can check if your computer is compatible with Blackboard Collaborate here and check to see if your browser is compatible here.


Course Locations

All in-person courses take place at the New Westminster Campus or Coquitlam Campus unless otherwise indicated.

For campus locations, hours, contact information and maps, please see the Campus Information page.

Start Date Course Room
February 26 Personal Training Practicum N1315
March 2 Fitness Theory Course S1714
March 2 Personal Training Practicum N1315
March 3 Weight Training Instructor S1650
March 3 Personal Training Exam S1670
March 9 Prenatal & Newborn Care Series S4920
March 10 Negotiation Skills AOT908
March 12 Prenatal & Newborn Care 2 Days S4920
March 14-25 Spring Break Youth Camps-Refer to email confirmation or sign in Main Lobby   
March 14 Grooming, Handling & Restraint AOT808
March 15 Vet Anatomy Phys & Term I AOT808
March 16 Vet Care I AOT722
March 17 Vet Nutrition AOT722
March 18 Veterinary Admin Procedures I AOT816
March 19 Payroll Fundamentals 1 N5109
March 21-25 Mask Fitting C2050
March 26 Fitness Theory Review N1119
March 28 End of Life Doula AOT908
March 29 Weight Training ICE N1315
March 30 Personal Training Course S1714

Start Date Course Room
February 24 Basketball-Pinetree Community Centre GYM
February 26 Prenatal & Newborn Care 2 Days B3011
March 10 Prenatal & Newborn Care Series B3011
March 26 Prenatal & Newborn Care 2 Days B3011

Student Records


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.

Income Tax

(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.

Student Services

Douglas College offers many additional services, including a Fitness Centre (CE student discounts apply) and counseling. More information on Douglas College Student Services.


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