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Welcome to VIU Powell River Campus

We would like to reassure our new and returning students that although the Fall 2020 semester will be delivered in a different format due to Covid 19, the Powell River faculty and staff are/will be here for you to ensure an exciting and successful year ahead. Please feel free in reaching out for answers to any questions you may have.

Phone: 604.485.2878

Programs & Courses

Discover the programs and courses available at our Powell River campus.

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Health Care Assistant

Accepting for HCA certificate program starting Fall 2020

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What's New?

The latest program offerings and happenings at the Powell River Campus

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Powell River Update

Heavy Equipment Operator

Heavy Equipment Operator Certificate36—Week Funded ProgramNovember 2, 2020—July 9, 2021Dig it! Shove it! Lift it! Clear it! Move it!Only 8 seats available. Inquire today!Contact Kate Cooper at the Powell River WorkBC Centre at (604) 485 - 7958 for more information about eligibility and to apply.Join an information session at! Sept. 30 at 5 PM (Enter Meeting...

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