Support adult learners
In a fast-evolving world, continuous learning is at the heart of success.
That's why trainers able to motivate and engage adult learners are at a premium, both in the workplace and the community.
If you deliver academic, technical, or vocational knowledge, or provide educational or coaching support to adults, the UFV Bachelor in Adult Education can equip you with a full set of strategies and tools to engage your learners and empower them to reach their full potential.
Designed especially for mid-career professionals looking to earn a credential or ready to take the next step in their career, the UFV Adult Education program is flexible, giving you the option to study part-time or full-time, complete some coursework online, and get credit for prior learning.
Under the guidance of highly knowledgeable and passionate instructors, you get to build your skills in the practice of adult education and link what you learn to your own experiences as an adult educator. When you complete your studies, you are fully equipped to help adult learners tackle career and life challenges to achieve success.
Adult educators can teach in vocational or technical colleges, develop or deliver training for businesses or government agencies, facilitate workshops in the community or workplace, run recreation, literacy, or health programming, or work as life skills or employment coaches.
As the workplace relies increasingly on technology, the demand for trainers who can deliver skills upgrading programs is rising. And so are opportunities to teach in private post-secondary training institutions that provide technical, vocational or language training to people preparing to enter the workforce.
Employment prospects are especially good in northern or rural communities, where it is difficult to recruit qualified instructors with specialized skills in areas such as health programs or trades training.