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Business & marketing

Public Relations

Learn essential public relations skills in social media, image management, public relations, public speaking, and writing and help any business or organization gain exposure and achieve its goals.

Records Management — online classes

Boost your database, Excel, communications, and organization skills with a Records Management certificate, delivered entirely online.

Health care

Activity Assistant — new

Use your talents to enhance the lives of older adults in long-term care by helping plan and implement recreation activities that promote wellness.

Dental Office Receptionist — eligible for financial aid

Combine office administration skills with specialized dental knowledge to become a skilled dental office receptionist working in dental offices, dental supply companies, insurance companies, and dental labs.

Health Care Assistant — eligible for financial aid

Get fully equipped to provide quality personal care for adult patients with diverse, and sometimes complex, health needs.

Medical Office Assistant — eligible for financial aid

The Medical Office Assistant certificate provides you with the skills to run a medical office efficiently in a clinic, hospital, health agency, or private practice.

Office administration

Applied Business Technology — eligible for financial aid

Add to your résumé the office expertise and advanced software skills that are higly prized by local employers in business, government, and industry.

Legal Administrative Assistant — eligible for financial aid

Boost your admin skills with a law specialization and support legal professionals in law, corporate, government, notary, insurance, or real estate offices.

Veterinary Administrative Assistant

UFV’s Veterinary Administrative Assistant certificate program offers you the specific courses you need to work in an animal care facility.


Automation and Robotics

If you have already earned your  Electronics Technician Common Core at UFV or elsewhere, consider entering UFV’s cutting-edge Automation and Robotics diploma program to diversify your employment opportunities or bridge into an engineering program.

Electronics Certificate — eligible for financial aid

Because most homes, businesses, and industries rely on electronics, opportunities to assemble, install, and service this equipment are multiplying all over the world. In fact, WorkBC reports that skilled graduates are in very high demand.

Hospitality Event Planning — eligible for financial aid

Master all the aspects of planning and promoting events, including business management and accounting, marketing and public relations, food handling, beverage serving, and event logistics.

Plumbing and Piping — eligible for financial aid

In 25 weeks, the UFV’s Plumbing and Piping program help you develop the intermediate and specialized skills required  to enter the industry and prepare you to become an apprentice in plumbing, gasfitting, sprinkler fitting or steam/pipefitting.

Joinery — eligible for financial aid

Learn how to use CAD drafting software to design cabinets and furniture, operate computer numerical control (CNC) routers to cut wood panels, and read drawings to assemble complex designs according to specifications.

Carpentry — eligible for financial aid

UFV's Carpentry program is designed to prepare you for employment opportunities in the construction industry and related businesses such as building equipment, supply sales, shipping and delivery, building maintenance, and renovations. Applicants may be eligible for funding through B.C. Access Grant.

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Tori Thistlethwaite, UFV Public Relations grad

"I believe in constantly learning. I love how the Public Relations program enabled me to work full time and pursue my passion."

TORI Thistlethwaite
UFV public relations grad

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