Continuing Education information nights to highlight new and established programs

Continuing-Education-Oct-2014-06-webMid-career professionals looking for career advancement, recent or upcoming high school graduates wanting to learn practical skills to enter the workforce, and community members in search of lifelong learning opportunities are invited to attend UFV’s Continuing Education’s info nights to learn more about programs and related careers.

“There’s no better way to find out if UFV Continuing Education is for you than a face-to-face visit,” says Liana Thompson, UFV’s Director of Continuing Education. “It’s an opportunity to tour our classrooms, discuss your career goals and training needs with faculty and staff, and get answers to your questions.”

The first info session will take place at in Abbotsford, at the Clearbrook Centre on Tues, Nov 25, from 4 to 7 pm; the second session is scheduled on Wed, November 26, at UFV Five Corners in downtown Chilliwack from 4 to 7 pm.

UFV Continuing Education offers flexible evening and weekend programming taught by instructors with industry experience to help you acquire the professional skills that are sought after by today’s employers. It also offers customized, high-quality training services to businesses and organizations that are looking to offer high-impact professional development opportunities to their employees.

“We strive to serve our community by offering relevant and timely programming,” says Thompson. “In the last few months, we’ve not only opened up a new training centre at UFV Five Corners in Chilliwack, but also launched several new programs to equip people with the job-ready skills they need in a fast-moving and challenging job market.”

Notably, the new Public Relations and Fitness & Movement Enhancement Specialist programs help students develop in-demand skills that can give them a competitive edge in the marketplace.

“We offer a wide range of courses in business, health and fitness, leadership, human resources management, conflict resolution, and workplace communications,” Thompson points out. “The winter catalogue slated to come out after Christmas features all our new options. But you can get a head start and visit our website at ufv.ca/ce now to sign up for a course or get more information.”

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