Continuing Education

Computer skills

Advanced Excel for the Office

Cost: $160

Use macros to increase productivity in your work and use PivotTables and PivotCharts to increase your ability to summarize data. It is recommended that you take MS Excel Level I (MCW 180) prior to registering for this course.

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

Oct 28 | 80047, 1 session, Sat, 9 am–4 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Advanced Word for the Office

Cost: $160

Enhance your skills by working with advanced elements in MS Word including forms and master documents. Forms will include drop-down form fields, check boxes, and text form fields. You’ll also learn about protecting forms.

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

Sep 30 | 80222, 1 session, Sat, 9 am–4 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Basic AutoCAD

Cost: $449
Prerequisite: An entry-level Windows computer course or equivalent experience and keyboarding proficiency.

This course covers basic AutoCAD drafting principles. Learn to navigate the AutoCAD desktop, draw objects, insert and edit text and build accurate visual representations with AutoCAD’s drafting tools. Understand the use of CAD in the industry, technical presentation methods, and file management. Upon completion, you can build basic AutoCAD files with precision and confidence.

Purchase the following textbooks for the first day of class from the UFV Bookstore:

  • Discovering AutoCAD 2018.

 

Chilliwack —Trades and Technology Centre

Sep 19-Oct 18 | 80045, 10 sessions, Tue, Wed, 6-9pm

 

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Basic AutoCAD Part 2

Cost: $449
Prerequisite: Basic AutoCAD

This class covers intermediate AutoCAD drafting principles and builds on the foundation laid in Basic AutoCAD. Learn industry methods to manage AutoCAD drawings and drawing setups, layers and linetypes, viewport and layout management, dimensioning tools, and blocks and attributes. Build symbol libraries and print singulars and sets. Upon completion, you can use AutoCAD’s more advanced editing tools to create and print drawings with accuracy and assurance.

Purchase the following textbooks for the first day of class from the UFV Bookstore:

  • Discovering AutoCAD 2018.

Chilliwack —Trades and Technology Centre

Oct 24-Nov 22 | 80048, 10 sessions, Tue, Wed, 6-9pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Excel Basics for the Office

Cost: $160

Topics will include creating spreadsheets that include Autosum, conditional formatting, formulas, and absolute addresses.

Chilliwack campus — Canada Education Park

Oct 14 | 80036, 1 session, Sat, 9 am–4 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Keyboarding Assessments

Cost: $25

As of January 1, 2017, Continuing Education no longer accepts third party keyboarding assessments.

Continuing Education students registering in the following programs/courses will be required to submit a keyboarding assessment as part of their admissions criteria:

Required Typing Speeds
Continuing Education Program/Course Net words per minute required
Nursing Unit Clerk 30
Medical Office Assistant 30
Dental Office Receptionist 30
Legal Administrative Assistant 40
Paralegal 60

All Keyboarding Assessments will be held at the Clearbrook Centre in room L106 or the Chilliwack Education Park in room V116.

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

Jul 11 | 40181, 1 session, Tue, 5–6 pm
Aug 8 | 40183, 1 session, Tue, 5–6 pm
Sep 5 | 80128, 1 session, Tue, 5–6 pm
Oct 3 | 80218, 1 session, Tue, 5–6 pm
Nov 7 | 80129, 1 session, Tue, 5–6 pm
Dec 5 | 80130, 1 session, Tue, 5–6 pm 

Chilliwack campus — Canada Education Park

Jun 22 | 40166, 1 session, Thu, 5–6 pm
Jul 20 | 40182, 1 session, Thu, 5–6 pm
Aug 17 | 40184, 1 session, Thu, 5–6 pm
Sep 21 | 80217, 1 session, Thu, 5–6 pm
Oct 19 | 80219, 1 session, Thu, 5–6 pm
Nov 23 | 80220, 1 session, Thu, 5–6 pm
Dec 21 | 80221, 1 session, Thu, 5–6 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Keyboarding Online

Cost: $125

This 24-hour online course will cover an introduction to letter keys, numbers, symbols, and the 10-key numeric keypad, using a computer keyboard. The software is designed to monitor speed, accuracy, and confidence and will also cover tips for proper keyboard positioning.

Sep 18–Dec 10 | 80151, Online

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
MS Office Fast Track

Cost: $430

This course covers a basic introduction to applications such as Access (database), Excel (spreadsheet), Word (word processing), PowerPoint (presentation), and Outlook (email).

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

Nov 6–27 | 80018, 7 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–9:30 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Revit Architecture

Cost: $449
Prerequisite: Knowledge of architectural construction terminology and basic drafting practices.

This course covers the basics of Autodesk Revit in an architectural environment. Learn to plan and design a building from concept through construction documentation. Explore the tools and concepts needed to work with fully parametric building modeling software.

Purchase the following for the first day of class from the UFV Bookstore:

  • Revit Architecture 2018 Fundamentals
  • UFV Revit course pack

Chilliwack —Trades and Technology Centre

Oct 16-Nov 4 | 80108, 9 sessions, Mon, Fri, 6:30-9:30 pm and Sat, 9 am-3 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Word Basics for the Office

Cost: $160

This course is a quick way to learn the basics of using MS Word including creating documents, applying formatting, creating tables, and trouble-shooting documents.

Chilliwack campus — Canada Education Park

Sep 16 | 80042, 1 session, Sat, 9 am–4 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
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Registration for fall courses starts June 30

Earn a certificate to advance your career — or gain a new skill by taking a course. Choose now from UFV Continuing Education’s Fall 2017 options.

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