Registering for the WES Training Program


Due to COVID-19 restrictions the Training Program will be offered online in the Winter 2021 semester for those learners who have already completed their TOWES assessment . Click here for Bow Valley College’s Response to COVID-19.



IMPORTANT: If you have NOT written the TOWES exam you are NOT eligible to take this course and your registration will be removed.

Have you already written the TOWES exam and received your results? Do you need to take WES training?
The WES training courses are only offered to students who did not meet the required benchmarks for their program of study from their first TOWES exam writing. The courses are offered in different formats and schedules each term. You can choose the specific section of the course that fits your availability and preferences.

  • Register for the training by using the self-registration feature in your MyBVC account. Search for course code ESSK9901.*

* NOTE: If you are unable to register using the self-registration feature in your MyBVC account, please contact the Office of the Registrar.

WES Training Course Schedule


Training Section

Day of the Week



Start Date

End Date



11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Online Microsoft Teams

March 03, 2021

March 24, 2021



2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Online Microsoft Teams

March 11, 2021

March 18, 2021

 21MARMNRT7  Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Online Microsoft Teams March 20, 2021 March 27, 2021 

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  • If you are currently studying in a post-secondary program at BVC, please register for your courses via mybvc to ensure your enrolments and fees are processed appropriately.
  • Cart total based on domestic tuition rates. For information about International Tuition rates please see Fee Information
  • If you anticipate applying for a student loan, your payment will be refunded to you based on your loan award once your funding has been received by BVC.

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