Continuing Education


Achieve your career goals

Build your resume or learn a new skill: 

  • Credentials in under one year
  • Education to help you gain a competitive advantage
  • Programs that ladder so you can keep advancing your career
  • Award-winning faculty
  • Connections to local industry ensure your education is relevant to the Fraser Valley job market
  • Practicum programs provide you with applied skills
  • Experiential learning means you graduate job-ready

Explore programs in a variety of disciplines

International students' prerequisites

Before enrolling in a course or a program, make sure that your study or work permit allows you to take courses through UFV Continuing Education. It is your responsibility to check that you have submitted the proper documentation to be allowed to remain in your class. For more information, visit the Government of Canada’s immigration and citizenship’s website.

Business and Management

Set yourself apart from the crowd with business and management courses. Take a single course, or complete a series to earn a certificate.

Health Care

Health care professionals are always in high demand.

Launch your healthcare career in under a year.

Legal Administration and Paralegal

Discover if a career in law is right for you. Become a Legal Administrative Assistant in seven months, or further your studies with a Paralegal certificate or diploma. Paralegal credentials are
recognized by the BC Paralegal Association (BCPA).

Office Administration

A six-month Applied Business Technology (ABT) certificate provides the essential office administration skills required in today’s workplace. ABT graduates are in high demand, and employers often ask specifically for ABT grads.


Start a career caring for pets by learning the skills you need to support the front office of an animal clinic or veterinary practice.


Improve your skills for employment with UFV’s part-time trades courses. Courses in Building Service Work, AutoCAD Drafting, and FSR Electrical Code are now available online.

Creativity and design

UFV's floral design certificate prepares you for a career or entrepreneurial endeavour in the floral industry. Evening sessions make it easy to learn in your spare time.

Upgrade your skills & achieve your goals

Upgrading and University Preparation (UUP) programs and courses can help you upgrade your academic and workplace skills. Tuition is free for domestic students.

Learn more about UUP

Improve your English language proficiency

Strengthen your reading, writing and speakings skills in English to pursue university studies or get ahead in your profession.

Explore ELS options

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