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. Upgrade your skills, start a new career path, or finish high school - right here in the Foothills.

Below you can find information on all our resources. Use the links to jump to the section you are interested in:


Practical Nurse Diploma (5-Term Program) – Fall 2020

Program Description
There are many opportunities to use skills as a Practical Nurse, including child care, maternity nursing, community health, mental wellness, seniors care, and medicine. The Practical Nurse Diploma program is a recognized and popular program for prospective health care providers.
Delivery Method (Due to COVID-19 all classes will be delivered online until further notice)
The Practical Nurse Diploma program in High River is delivered through a combination of online learning, synchronous learning and traditional classroom learning. On-campus labs will be held at our Main Campus, located in Downtown Calgary.
How to Apply
Priority for the High River intake will be given to residents of High River and Okotoks, followed by other rural residents within the Bow Valley College service region.

APPLY NOW

Back to top ^


Early Childhood Education & Development Certificate (3-Term Program) – Fall 2020

Program Description
You can make a difference in the lives of children, families, and communities. The one-year (3 terms) Early Childhood Education and Development (ECED) Certificate program prepares you to provide quality child care in a wide variety of settings and plan emergent play experiences for the children in your care. You will gain knowledge of child development, family dynamics, play, and program planning that will equip you to support the healthy development of children through child-centred learning experiences.

Delivery Method (Due to COVID-19 all classes will be delivered online until further notice)
The ECED Certificate program in Okotoks is offered during the evenings and weekends in a traditional classroom setting with an onsite instructor, plus a weekly online course.
This program combines theory and practice and graduates are eligible for Child Development Worker certification from Alberta Human Services (Formerly Level II).
Please note that this certificate is also the first year of the Early Childhood Education and Development Diploma (formerly Level III).
How to Apply
Priority for the Okotoks intake will be given to residents of Okotoks and High River, followed by other rural residents within the Bow Valley College service region.

APPLY NOW

Back to top ^


English Language Classes

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada
LINC classes are available online.
Permanent residents and Convention refugees are eligible for this course.
Please contact the High River Campus for more information or to register for this class.

Back to top ^


Canadian Language Benchmark Placement Testing

Bow Valley College partners with ILVARC and the Government of Canada to offer Canadian Language Benchmark placement testing (CLBPT) at the High River Campus.
CLB placement testing is available at 9:00 am, 11:00 am, or 1:00 pm.
Please contact the High River campus to inquire about next available dates and to book your CLB testing time.

Back to top ^


Upgrading Programs

The Strathmore Campus offers flexible options for High School Upgrading such as online, flexclass, and in-class for you to take the courses you need to further your education. Online students can book space to work on their courses and write their exams at the Strathmore Campus. Please contact us for more details.

Back to top ^


Exam Proctoring  **Due to COVID-19, all exam proctoring is currently on hold**

We offer exam proctoring/invigilation for individuals taking distance education courses through other post-secondary institutions or learning organizations.
Exams may only be written from Monday to Friday, starting at 9:00 am or at 1:00 pm and finishing by 4:30 pm, based on campus availability.
Each exam writer will be charged an invigilation fee of $70 + GST per exam, as well as any additional costs incurred (printing, postage, etc.), to be paid on the day of the exam before exam writing begins.
For more information, please call the High River campus or email bvcfoothills@bowvalleycollege.ca

Back to top ^


Community Collaboration

Bow Valley College in High River 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!

Back to top ^


Campus Location

2nd Floor (entrance at rear of building), 710 Centre Street SE
High River, AB T1V 0H3

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (closed 12:00 to 12:45 for lunch)
Phone: (403) 441-2399
Email: bvcfoothills@bowvalleycollege.ca

Have a question? Want to apply? Call, email, or visit the campus!

Back to top ^

 
 

Your cart is currently empty.

Browse Available Courses

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Learn more in our privacy policy