Continuing Education

Computer skills

Advanced Excel for the Office

Cost: $160

Learn to use financial functions, pivot tables and charts, and custom format codes. Add data to multiple worksheets and consolidate data. Completing Microsoft Excel Level I before registering for this course is recommended.

Chilliwack campus — Canada Education Park

Apr 6 | 20183, 1 session, Sat, 9–4 pm

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

Cost: $160

Enhance your skills by working with advanced elements in Microsoft Word, including forms, table of contents, indexing, and tab stops. Find out how to create mail merges, track changes, navigate comments, and compare and combine documents.

Chilliwack campus — Canada Education Park

Mar 9 | 20181, 1 session, Sat, 9–4:00 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:

  • Ascent AutoCAD Essentials 2019

Chilliwack —Trades and Technology Centre

Feb 19-Mar 20 | 20024, 10 sessions, Tue and 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:

  • Ascent AutoCAD Essentials 2019

Chilliwack —Trades and Technology Centre

Mar 26-Apr 24 | 20200, 10 sessions, Tue, Wed, 6–9pm

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

Cost: $160

Master Excel basics: learn to create, edit, and format worksheets. Work with auto fill, flash fill, formulas, graphics, spark lines, and charts. This course is designed for people with no previous Excel experience.

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

Mar 23 | 20182, 1 session, Sat, 9–4:00 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.

Students applying to the following programs are required to submit a keyboarding assessment as part of their admissions criteria:

Required Typing Speeds
Continuing Education Program 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

Jan 15 | 20249, 1 session, Tue, 5–6 pm
Feb 5 | 20251, 1 session, Tue, 5–6 pm
Mar 5 | 20253, 1 session, Tue, 5–6 pm
Apr 9 | 20255, 1 session, Tue, 5–6 pm
May 7 | 40190, 1 session, Tue, 5–6 pm
Jun 4 | 40192, 1 session, Tue, 5–6 pm
Jul 9 | 40194, 1 session, Tue, 5–6 pm
Jul 23 | 40196, 1 session, Tue, 5–6 pm
Aug 6| 40198, 1 session, Tue, 5–6 pm
Aug 20 | 40200, 1 session, Tue, 5–6 pm

Chilliwack campus — Canada Education Park

Jan 24 | 20250, 1 session, Thu, 5–6 pm
Feb 21 | 20252, 1 session, Thu, 5–6 pm
Mar 21 | 20254, 1 session, Thu, 5–6 pm
Apr 25 | 20256, 1 session, Thu, 5–6 pm
May 23 | 40191, 1 session, Thu, 5–6 pm
Jun 20 | 40193, 1 session, Thu, 5–6 pm
Jul 18 | 40195, 1 session, Thu, 5–6 pm
Aug 1 | 40197, 1 session, Thu, 5–6 pm
Aug 15 | 40199, 1 session, Thu, 5–6 pm
Aug 29 | 40201, 1 session, Thu, 5–6 pm

Keyboarding Online

Cost: $125

This 24-hour, 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.

Purchase software Access Code at UFV Bookstore prior to class.

Note: This is a course not a certificate. Please refer to Student Resources for a Glossary of terms.

Apr 8–Jun 30 | 20176, Online

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
MS Excel Level II

Cost: $325
Prerequisite: Excel Level I

Learn how to use intermediate MS Excel tools such as hyperlinks, PMT function, and additional formatting to create workbooks, including templates and multiple worksheets. This course will help you further develop your skills in chart creation.

This course is not a graduation requirement for the Bookkeeping for Small Business certificate.

Chilliwack campus — Canada Education Park

May 9–May 23 | 40180, 5 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30–9:30 pm

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

Cost: $430 - $440

Tour the whole Microsoft Office suite and get introduced to applications such as Access (database), Excel (spreadsheet), Word (word processing), PowerPoint (presentation), and Outlook (email). Get hands-on experience using these tools to create compelling documents and presentations.

Chilliwack campus — Canada Education Park

Feb 12–Mar 5 | 20178, 7 sessions, Tue, Thu 6:30–9:30 pm, $430

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

May 6–May 29 | 40153, 7 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–9:30 pm, $440, no class May 20

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

  • Revit Architecture 2018 Fundamentals
  • UFV Revit course pack

Chilliwack —Trades and Technology Centre

Feb 4–Apr 15 | 20197, 10 sessions, Mon, 6–9 pm
no class Feb 18

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

Cost: $160

This course is a quick way to learn basic Microsoft Word skills. Learn to create, edit, and format themes, as well as style documents. You will also work with headers and footers, bullets, drop caps, graphics, and columns.

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

Feb 23 | 20180, 1 session, Sat, 9–4:00 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
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New Winter/Spring catalogue now online

Plan your learning now for the New Year with Continuing Education's new Winter/Spring catalogue. Registration opens Dec 3, 2018.

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