Online programs and courses

Online Courses with CNC

Now you can take CNC courses from the comfort of your own home! It's not too late to register for CNC's online course offerings for the Fall 2015 semester. All courses provide three credits toward your university degree, and transfer to most BC Universities. Email recruitment@cnc.bc.ca for more info.

New to CNC?

Before you can register for courses, you must apply for admission. Apply in person or online here. Application fee is $40.

Already a student?

If you're already a CNC student you can register for any of these courses online through CNC Connect, or in person at the CNC Admissions office.



Online university-level courses




Online programs and courses


CASS

Certificate

Education Assistant Certificate

• Part-time • Starts September & January • Fees: $283 per course • Available online

The Education Assistant program is one of CNC’s Community and School Support programs. CASS is based on the following values:

  • Individuals with developmental disabilities have the right to support services that respect inclusion and choice
  • Individuals with developmental disabilities have the right to work with skilled and respectful support staff in community and school settings

With an Education Assistant Certificate, you’ll be prepared to work as a teacher’s aide or education assistant, providing assistance to children with disabilities in school settings.

The program is designed for practicing support workers and those who choose to become practitioners. It enhances competence in inclusion; supporting literacy; human development; learning and support strategies; communication; school, community and relationships; and professional practice and accountability.

For more information, see page 41 of the course calendar.

CASS

Certificate

Community Support Worker Certificate

• Part-time • Starts September & January • Fees: $283 per course • Available online

The Community Support Worker program is one of CNC’s Community and School Support programs. CASS is based on the following values:

  • Individuals with developmental disabilities have the right to support services that respect inclusion and choice
  • Individuals with developmental disabilities have the right to work with skilled and respectful support staff in community and school settings

With a Community Support Worker Certificate, you’ll be prepared to work with children and adults in a wide variety of community settings, including community living agencies and contractors, respite care, supported employment settings, residential support, life skills, leisure and day programs, and more.

The program is designed for practicing support workers and those who choose to become practitioners. It enhances com - petence in inclusion, human development, learning and support strategies, health and wellness, communication, community and relationships, and professional practice and accountability.

For more information, see page 38 of the course calendar.

FASD

Advanced Diploma

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder - Advanced Diploma

• Full-time or part-time • Ongoing registration • Fees: $685 per course • Ten 3-credit courses • Available online

Join our team of provincially and nationally recognized experts, and increase your ability to effect change. Take advantage of the unique opportunity to enrol in an Advanced Diploma in FASD. This exciting leading-edge initiative is designed for professionals working in the area of FASD, and is targeted to provide you with the applied skills to do the following:

  • Improve services for individuals with FASD
  • Impact policy development
  • Understand the complex challenges facing individuals, families, and communities impacted by FASD
  • Design and implement effective prevention and intervention strategies Join professionals from across the discipline areas of education, justice, social services, and health to learn and effect change.

FASD 301 prerequisite: ENGL 103 or equivalent or admittance into the FASD Advanced Diploma Program

For more information, see page 43 of the course calendar or email the Burns Lake campus at lksdist@cnc.bc.ca

ABT

Certificate

Office Assistant Certificate

• Online full-time and part-time • Start date varies • Per-course pricing — please contact Mackenzie campus for details • Duration varies

There is currently a great demand for trained office assistants. Graduates can look forward to rewarding careers such as office clerk, receptionist, administrative assistant, office manager, or executive assistant. Combine your skills with work experience or more education, and your opportunities for advancement are limitless.

Are you interested in...

  • Studying online?
  • Learning new or improving current office skills?
  • Building confidence and skills to enter business programs?

Do you want to study on a schedule that works with your routine, your employment, and your lifestyle? Earn an Office Assistant Certificate by successfully completing the 20 online courses in the Applied Business Technology Program.

For more information, see page 12 of the course calendar or email the Mackenzie campus at cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca


ABT

Certificate
(MOAC)

Medical Office Assistant Certificate

• Full-time and Part-time • Start date varies • Fees: Contact campus for details • Duration varies • Available online

Medical office assistants are in demand by physicians and other allied health care providers. The complex and detailed nature of working in the demanding position of a medical office assistant requires excellent communication and office skills to co-ordinate quality patient care. In this program, you will acquire skills to manage the medical office, to use effective oral and written communication techniques and demonstrate general office procedures, and administrative and time management skills. You will learn how to assess and prioritize patient appointment requests and update patient records. You will learn basic medical terminology, and understand and adhere to medical/legal aspects, perform medical billing (both manual and computerized) and learn how to complete a variety of clinical procedures in accordance with the guidelines and standards of the medical field.

For more information, see page 11 of the course calendar or email the Mackenzie campus at cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca

ABT

Certificate
(LAAC)

Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate

• Full-time and part-time • Start date varies • Fees: Contact campus for details • Duration varies • Online

Become an important member of the legal team. Perform valuable administrative and support tasks to ensure law firms function efficiently. The Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate will give you the skills and knowledge you need for entry-level employment in any legal, notary or government office team dealing in civil, corporate, family, or probate law or in conveyancing.

For more information, see page 10 of the course calendar or email the Mackenzie campus at cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca


TRT

Citation

Teacher Replacement Training Citation

• Full-time • Starts: Contact campus • Fees: $388 per course • Online

Interested in working with children in the classroom, but not sure you have the skills? The TRTC program will provide you with the knowledge and tools to be an effective noncertified substitute teacher. Created in partnership with School District 91 (Burns Lake), this practical program focusses on classroom management, instructional techniques, and the responsibilities of teachers. The program can be completed in 10 months of part-time study and involves both online courses and a practicum.

A public school student will spend one whole year of his or her K–12 career being taught by substitute teachers. There are not enough certified teachers to fill this need, opening up opportunities for non-certified substitutes. Completion of this program will enhance your ability to be an effective teacher replacement.

For more information, see page 53 of the course calendar or email the Burns Lake campus at lksdist@cnc.bc.ca

ICT

Certificate

Information and Communication Technology Certificate

• Online • Call 250- 997-7200 for more information

The goal of the one-year certificate program is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to understand the theoretical and applied uses of information technology in various business settings. Upon completion of the certificate program, students will have the fundamental knowledge and skills of several computer applications and operating systems. Students will be able to install, configure, and troubleshoot software in both stand-alone and Information and Communication Technologist Certificate networked environments. The first year consists of courses in customer service, business applications, operating systems, networking, programming, and website development at the fundamental level and also includes a foundational team project. Students will demonstrate effective problem definition and problem solving in a positive customer-service context. The certificate program prepares students with the knowledge and skills for employment as an entry-level hardware technician, network technician, or junior programmer with small businesses, government, industry, and other organizations.

For more information, see page 58 of the course calendar or email the Mackenzie campus at cncmackenzie@cnc.bc.ca

MEDT 100

CE Course: Medical Terminology

• Starts: Continuous • Fees, entire course: $535 • 30 weeks • Offered online

Note: Course may not be eligible for use in some programs. $40 admissions fee is not applicable to this course.

This course examines the basic fundamentals of medical terminology in both the written and spoken forms. Mastery of word parts and word-building skills will aid the student in understanding medical terminology and anatomical relations. The use of terms to describe or identify diseases, disorders, various medical procedures, and abnormalities, as well as the use of appropriate medical abbreviations will also be studies.
3 CR / (3,0)

For more information, email Continuing Education at continuinged@cnc.bc.ca or visit the Continuing Education programs and courses webpage.