Community Education and Training

NOTE: Face-to-face courses under this program will not be offered for Spring 2021 intake (January) due to our response to COVID-19. All of our decisions are based firmly on continuing to support the safety and well-being of our students, employees and broader community - Please check back for any updates.

VIU's New 'Community Classroom' Website

The Communications and Public Engagement Office has launched a new website called Community Classroom: Building resilience and community from home. It's still in the beginning stages of development, and contains some fun educational videos and cool activities created by VIU Faculty, Staff and Students. Feel free to check it out and let us know what you think. Link to the Community Classroom.

The Powell River Campus of Vancouver Island University has a long-standing commitment to serving thousands of lifelong learners in our community each year.

The Community Education and Training program provides learning opportunities to meet your professional and personal interests, increase your knowledge and skills, enrich your life, and help you fulfill your personal goals.

Check out our wide variety of courses! Our evening, weekend, and day classes will help you fit learning easily into your schedule.

Refund Policy for Community Education and Training Classes

Fees are refundable until two weeks before the course start date. Note that we are unable to issue refunds after this deadline; however, a full refund will be issued if a course is cancelled.