Continuing Education


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 text at UFV Bookstore prior to class.

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

(80251) Online Sep 17-Dec 9

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

Aug 7 | 40072, 1 session, Tue, 5-6 pm
Aug 28 | 40316, 1 session, Tue, 5–6 pm  **NEW**
Sep 11
 | 80253, 1 session, Tue, 5–6 pm
Oct 2 | 80254, 1 session, Tue, 5–6 pm
Nov 6 | 80255, 1 session, Tue, 5–6 pm
Dec 4 | 80256, 1 session, Tue, 5–6 pm

Chilliwack campus — Canada Education Park

Aug 23 | 40073, 1 session, Thu, 5–6 pm
Oct 25 | 80258, 1 session, Thu, 5–6 pm
Nov 22 | 80259, 1 session, Thu, 5–6 pm
Dec 13 | 80260, 1 session, Thu, 5–6 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register

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