Continuing Education


Keyboarding Online

Cost: $130

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.

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

Offered Winter/Spring 2020 | Dates TBA



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 for program admission.

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

Nov 5 | 80128, 1 session, Tues, 5–6 pm
Dec 3 | 80129, 1 session, Tues, 5–6 pm

Chilliwack campus — Canada Education Park

Oct 24 | 80271, 1 session, Thu, 5–6 pm
Nov 21 | 80272, 1 session, Thu, 5–6 pm
Dec 12 | 80273, 1 session, Thu, 5–6 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register

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