Become a lifelong learnerGet ahead in your career through Continuing Education and Open Studies courses. Achieve personal and professional growth by gaining practical skills and relevant knowledge. From accounting to workplace communication skills, we have the courses you need. Our courses are responsive to labour market needs and focus on up-to-date and in-demand competencies. Let us help you thrive as you grow into your potential as a lifelong learner.
Get certified in information technologywith Cisco, VMware and CompTIA training.
Develop intercultural competenciesand increase your diversity advantage.
Grow your health care careerwith professional development for nurses, health care aides, and pharmacy technicians.
Sharpen your accounting skillsby learning bookkeeping software and best practices.
Boost your computer skillswith Microsoft Office classes ranging from Excel to Word.
Unlock your English abilitieswith language learning courses.
Advance your business careerwith leading edge management training.
Be the first to aidwith safety and first aid training.
Get IT certified.
Bow Valley College has Academy Status for Cisco, VMware and CompTIA training. Our IT training programs combine online resources with classroom instruction, providing as much or as little support as you need. Our convenient downtown location and our Pearson Vue testing centre make us your one-stop-shop for IT testing and training. Each IT course is eligible for funding through the Canada-Alberta Job Grant.
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Improve your design skillswith AutoCAD, Revit, and interior decorating courses.
Polish your administrative talentswith executive and administrative assistant courses.
Build construction competencieswith home inspection and maintenance management training.
Find the cluesas you prepare for a career as a private investigator.
Faculty & Staff
Interim Director, Regional Stewardship
David Harvey, M.Ed., has 25 years of experience working in various management roles nationally and internationally. David has a Master of Education from the University of Saskatchewan and is currently working on his Doctor of Education at the University of Calgary. He is also a registered Canadian immigration consultant (RCIC – 514489).
Having worked in over 50 countries as well as at a number of post-secondary institutions in various Canadian jurisdictions (including Colleges and Institutes Canada), David has a robust national and international perspective in the education and skills development sectors.
David coordinated the successful completion of a number of projects related to program brokering, skills assessment, online learning, community-based governance, learner recruitment, and industry-based credential development. In continuing education, he has led the development of new programming in a wide variety of fields such as safety, law enforcement, rural development, entrepreneurship, project management, and strategic planning.
David's current interests include improving learning environments through deepening constituent group engagement and analytics-influenced decision-making.
Meet Our Team