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 High River campus offers a variety of credit and non-credit programs. English Language classes are available, too. Upgrade your skills, start a new career path, or finish high school. Right in the Foothills.

Choose Your Program


Practical Nurse Diploma - 5-Term Pathway (continuous 20-month) Winter 2020 at the High River Campus.

Early Childhood Education and Development Certificate Fall 2019 at the Okotoks Campus.
You will be eligible to receive a Government Child Development Worker Certification upon completion (formerly Level 2).

*Now accepting paper applications, in person, at the Okotoks or High River Campus. Potential learners may inquire at either campus.

Other courses

English Language classes

The High River campus offers a range of English Language classes. Details for the next offerings are as follows:

LINC class, Levels 4 to 6
April 23 to June 27, 2019
Tuesdays and Thursdays
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
You must be a permanent resident or refugee to take this class - No cost.
Please contact the High River Campus to register for this class.
For other information on English language classes, contact the High River or Okotoks campus.

Canadian Language Benchmark Testing

Bow Valley College partners with ILVARC and the Government of Canada to offer Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) testing at the High River campus.

CLB testing is available at 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.on: 

  • June 13th & 27th 
  • July 23rd
  • August 21st

Please contact the High River Campus to book your CLB testing time.


Do you need to upgrade your high school courses?

Academic Upgrading

Community Partnerships

Bow Valley College in the Foothills is pleased to partner with local organizations such as Business Link, Community Futures, and the High River Chamber of Commerce to support community initiatives. 


Campus Location

2nd Floor, 710 Centre Street SE
High River, AB T1V 0H3

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (closed 12:00 to 12:30 for lunch)
Phone: (403) 441-2399
Email: bvcfoothills@bowvalleycollege.ca

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