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

Winter 2018

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 2017.

 

Chilliwack —Trades and Technology Centre

Feb 20-Mar 21 | 20039, 10 sessions, Tue, Wed, 6-9pm
Registration for this course starts Dec 1

 

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 2017.

Chilliwack —Trades and Technology Centre

Mar 27-Apr 25 | 20038, 10 sessions, Tue, Wed, 6-9pm
Registration for this course starts Dec 1

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

Winter 2018

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. Students will not be able to attend if they are late. Assessments are five (5) minutes long and errors are doubled when calculating net words per minute. 

Need help brushing up on your keyboarding skills before the Assessment? Find help online here

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

Nov 7 | 80129, 1 session, Tue, 5–6 pm
Dec 5 | 80130, 1 session, Tue, 5–6 pm 

Chilliwack campus — Canada Education Park

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 8 week online course will cover an introduction to letter keys, numbers, and symbols using a computer keyboard. Students are expected to login and practice at least twice a week to be successful. 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
Word Basics for the Office

Cost: TBD

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

Winter 2018

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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