Flexible, local programs

You have goals. We can help you achieve them. Bow Valley College provides training that gets you ready for the work force. Our Cochrane campus offers a variety of credit and non-credit programs. Upgrade your skills, start a new career path, or finish high school. Right here in your community.

Employee Edge Business & Computer Training

In today’s job market, the deciding factor for employers often comes down to a candidates’ ideal mix of technical and soft skills. Take one or all of the courses and workshops below… and get the EDGE.

All courses are offered at the Cochrane Campus in a traditional classroom setting with an onsite instructor. Registration closes 24-48 hours before the course starts, or sooner if the course is full. Register for each course individually using the links below and choose the Cochrane location to secure your seat. Courses may be used toward several Bow Valley College Continuing Education Certificates.

Microsoft Word – Introduction (COMP 9201)

Oct 28-Dec 16, 2019 – Monday 13:00 – 16:00

(No class Nov 11)

Microsoft Excel – Introduction (COMP 9301)

Oct 30-Dec 11, 2019 – Wednesday 18:00 – 21:00


COMING SOON – Employee Edge Workshops (Soft Skills), Time Management Strategies, and Effective Business Writing.

Upcoming Programs/Workshops/Events

GED Preparation

Get the skills to challenge the official GED tests. When you pass these tests, you will earn a High School Equivalency Diploma. GED Prep is offered in a classroom at the Cochrane campus, and the GED official exams are written at the downtown Calgary campus.

Please contact the Cochrane Campus for next intake dates.

Upgrading Programs

High School-Anytime Online Learning (ATOL) offers a flexible opportunity to take the courses you need to further your education. Online Bow Valley College students can book space to work on their courses and write their exams at the Cochrane Campus. Please contact us for more details.

Community Collaboration

Bow Valley College in Cochrane is pleased to work with other local organizations to support community initiatives.

Please contact the campus with any education requests, whether for yourself, your organization or your business.  We would love to hear what our community wants to learn!

    Campus Location

    305 1 Street E
    Cochrane, AB T4C 1Z3

    Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Phone: (403) 851-0463
    Email: bvccochrane@bowvalleycollege.ca

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