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4th Class Power Engineering/Process Operator


Program Code: PENG-4
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: Yes
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): March 19, 2018, October 2018

Admission Clerk

Alana Gaetz
Email: alana.gaetz@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 753-3245 local 2071

Program Chair

Denis Cote
Email: denis.cote@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 740-6647

Next Information Session(s)

  • Monday, March 05, 2018

Additional Comments

Please note: The Standardization of Power Engineers Examination Committee (SOPEEC) and the Association of Chief Inspectors (ACI) have evaluated and updated the inter-provincial syllabus effective November 2017. To ensure student success in the program, the admission requirements have been changed(see below). These changes have been approved by Senate and are currently in the process of being updated on the VIU calendar page. - Official high school transcript showing Grade 12, or equivalent, or mature student status - English 12 - Foundations of Math 11 or Pre-Calculus 11 min of a “C+” -Physics 11 -SUCCESSFUL COMPLETTION OF AN ASSESSMENT TEST including a personal profile

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Aboriginal Construction


Program Code: ABCO
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: Yes
Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Next intake(s): Next available intake

Admission Clerk

Admission/Registration Clerks
Email: registration@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6400

Program Chair

Stephen Pelley
Email: stephen.pelley@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 6129

DocumentDeadlines

Please contact the Program Chair - Steve regarding applications to the Aboriginal Construction Program. Steve can be reached at 250-753-3245 local 6129 or stephen.pelley@viu.ca

Additional Comments

This program has been selected to assist unemployed or low skilled individuals gain employment and will cover all tuition and books for students that meet the eligibility criteria of the ABCO program, which are that the person: •Is unemployed: Cannot be on EI or attached to EI in the past three years for a regular claim, or five years for a Maternity/Parental claim. •Is employed and low skilled: Has not completed high school or has completed high school but has no post secondary education towards a degree or recognized certification/credentials.

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Aboriginal University Bridging Program


Program Code: AUBP
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): September 4, 2018

Admission Clerk

Alana Gaetz
Email: alana.gaetz@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2071

Additional Comments

Paper applications only.

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Activity Assistant


Program Code: ACTA
Program Area: Professional Development and Training
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Next intake(s): TBA

Admission Clerk

Admission/Registration Clerks
Email: registration@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6400

Program Chair

Nicole Bennett
Email: Nicole.Bennett@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 740-6327

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Activity Assistant


Program Code: ACTA
Program Area: Professional Development and Training
Campus: Parksville-Qualicum
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Next intake(s):

Admission Clerk

TBA
Email: registration@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 740-6400

Program Chair

Nicole.Bennett
Email: Nicole.Bennett@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 740-6327

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Addiction Studies Certificate


Program Code: ASC
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Carine Hutchinson
Email: carine.hutchinson@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 753-3245 Local 2283

Program Chair

Elliott Marchant
Email: Elliott.Marchant@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 753-3245 Local 2136

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Adventure Tourism and Recreation


Program Code: ATRM
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Powell River
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): September 18, 2017

Admission Clerk

Erin Johnson
Email: erin.johnson@viu.ca
Phone: 604-485-8033

Program Chair

Amanda Johnson
Email: amanda.johnson@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6548

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Aluminum Boat Building Certificate


Program Code: ABBC
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Next intake(s): To Be Announced

Admission Clerk

Darlene Norby
Email: darlene.norby@viu.ca
Phone: local 2594

Program Chair

Michael Hallam
Email: michael.hallam@viu.ca
Phone: 250 748-4529 local 3703

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Animal Care Aide Certificate Program


Program Code: ACAD
Program Area: Professional Development and Training
Campus: Cowichan
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): SEPT 2018 Nanaimo Campus, SEPT 2019 Nanaimo Campus

Admission Clerk

Shirley McGregor
Email: shirley.mcgregor@viu.ca
Phone: 250-746-3512

Area Secretary

Deirdre Godwin
Email: deirdre.godwin@viu.ca
Phone: 1-888-920-2221 ext. 6322

Additional Comments

Please check the program availability list for the next intake at the Nanaimo campus. For program details or more information, please contact the Program Chair. If you are unable to attend the mandatory program information session, a personal interview will be required for admission to the program. Please contact Deirdre Godwin toll free at 1-888-920-2221 extension 6322 to schedule an interview.

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Animal Care Aide Certificate Program


Program Code: ACAD
Program Area: Professional Development and Training
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): September 2018, Nanaimo Campus

Admission Clerk

Helene Viau
Email: helene.viau@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2040

Program Chair

Sheila Grieve
Email: sheila.grieve@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6242

Area Secretary

Deirdre Godwin
Email: deirdre.godwin@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 6322

Additional Comments

This program will be offered at the Cowichan Campus September 2020.

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Applied Business Technology


Program Code: ABT-ADM; ABT-ACT; ABT-LEG
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Lorraine Coates
Email: Lorraine.Coates@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2531

Program Chair

Terri Barber
Email: Terri.Barber@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2386

Next Information Session(s)

  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Additional Comments

Testing required only when English 12 and Math 10 requirements are not met.

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Applied Business Technology - Administrative Assistant Specialty


Program Code: ABT-ADM
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Cowichan
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): February 5, 2018

Admission Clerk

Naomi Knodel
Email: naomi.knodel@viu.ca
Phone: (250)746-3513

Program Chair

Terri Barber
Email: Terri.Barber@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 746-3596

Area Secretary

Kim Lesiuk
Email: kim.lesiuk@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 746-3525

Next Information Session(s)

  • Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Additional Comments

Administrative Assistant Specialty. Classes are scheduled Monday-Thursday. Practicum schedule may vary. Program is scheduled to end January 18, 2019, with a 2-month summer break.

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Applied Business Technology Online


Program Code: ABTO
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: Yes
Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Next intake(s): no current intake

Admission Clerk

Lorraine Coates
Email: Lorraine.Coates@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2531

Program Chair

Terri Barber
Email: Terri.Barber@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 753-3245 Local 2386

Additional Comments

Currently not accepting applications

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Apprenticeship Programs


Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): ongoing

Admission Clerk

Debora Roe/Kellie Spence/Shannon McKenzie
Email: apprentice@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6227

Program Chair

Tanya Reiber
Email: tanya.reiber@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6112

Additional Comments

Apprenticeship Technical Training offered at VIU, Nanaimo Campus only: Automotive Service Technician Levels 1, 2, 3 & 4; Baker Levels 2 & 3; Carpenter Levels 1, 2, 3 & 4; Electrician Levels 1, 2, 3 & 4; Heavy Mechanical Trades Level 1, 2, 3 & 4; Inboard/Outboard Marine Mechanic Levels 2, 3 & 4 Refrigeration Level 3 (Cowichan Campus only) Welding Level B

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Arts I - First Nations


Program Code: ARTS-1
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Friday, February 10, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Application Fee: 39.30
Next intake(s): September 2018,

Admission Clerk

Admission/Registration Clerks
Email: registration@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6400

Program Chair

Keith Smith
Email: Keith.Smith@viu.ca
Phone: 2167

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Arts-1 First Nations


Program Code: ARTS-1
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Cowichan
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: until Saturday, March 31, 2018Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Application Fee: 39.30
Next intake(s): September 4, 2018

Admission Clerk

Naomi Knodel
Email: naomi.knodel@viu.ca
Phone: 250-746-3513

Program Chair

Keith Smith
Email: keith.smith@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245, local 2167

Area Secretary

Kim Lesiuk
Email: kim.lesiuk@viu.ca
Phone: 250-746-3525

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Automotive Service Technician


Program Code: AUTO-ST
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Powell River
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Margo Formby
Email: margo.formby@viu.ca
Phone: 604-485-8035

Additional Comments

No testing required if you have proof of grade 12 graduation.

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Automotive Service Technician


Program Code: AUTO-ST
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: Yes
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Darlene Norby
Email: Darlene.Norby@viu.ca
Phone: Local 2594

Program Chair

Dean Cadieux
Email: dean.cadieux@viu.ca
Phone: Local 6148

Next Information Session(s)

  • Tuesday, May 15, 2018

DocumentDeadlines

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B.A. - Child &Youth Care


Program Code: B-CYCA; B-CYCA-3
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Thursday, March 15, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Carine Hutchinson
Email: carine.hutchinson@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2283

Program Chair

Manjeet Uppal
Email: Manjeet.Uppal@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6468

Area Secretary

Linka Van As
Email: Linka.Vanas@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6248

Next Information Session(s)

  • Wednesday, January 31, 2018

DocumentDeadlines

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Additional Comments

Please contact teri.derksen@viu.ca if you have any questions regarding the information session taking place at VIU January 31, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:30 (Building 180- Room 134)

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B.A. - Criminology


Program Code: B-CRIM
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Application Fee: $39.30
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Carine Hutchinson
Email: carine.hutchinson@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2283

Program Chair

Elizabeth McLin
Email: Elizabeth.McLin@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2244

Additional Comments

Applications will be accepted from October 2 to March 31, however, applicants are encouraged to apply by the early consideration deadline of January 31, 2018. The program may fill quickly and early applicants will be given priority. Admission is limited and applicants who meet or exceed the minimum admission requirements may not necessarily be offered admission to the program.

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B.A. - First Nations


Program Code: B-FNAT-3
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Application Fee: 39.30
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Admission/Registration Clerks
Email: registration@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6400

Program Chair

Melody Martin/Laurie Meijer Drees
Email: Melody.Martin@viu.ca
Phone: Local 2035

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B.A. (Various Majors/Minors)


Program Code: BA
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Application Fee: 39.30
Next intake(s): September 4, 2018

Admission Clerk

Admission/Registration Clerks
Email: registration@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6400

Program Chair

Consult Vancouver Island University Calendar
Email:
Phone:

Additional Comments

Please contact Enrolment Management at 250-753-3245 local 2088 or email enrolmentmanagement@viu.ca for more information on program or admission requirements.

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B.A. (Various Majors/Minors) Cowichan


Program Code: BA
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Cowichan
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Application Fee: $39.30
Next intake(s): January 8, 2018 by paper application only, September 4, 2018

Admission Clerk

Admissions/Registration Centre
Email: registration.cowichan@viu.ca
Phone: 250-746-3514

Additional Comments

Please consult the Vancouver Island University Calendar or contact Student Services/Advising at 250-746-3509 or email advising.cowichan@viu.ca for more information on program or admission requirements.

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B.A. -Visual Arts (Major or Minor)


Program Code: TEMP-VISA
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Lorraine Coates
Email: Lorraine.Coates@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2531

Program Chair

Gregory Ball
Email: Gregory.Ball@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2275

DocumentDeadlines

Portfolio dates:(Saturday) March 24th, April 28th, or May 26th in Building 325, Room 213 at Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo Campus. Interview sign-up is at 9:30 am. Interviews commence at 10:00 am. NO APPOINTMENT REQUIRED. OR upload Portfolio electronically at http://viu.slideroom.com

Additional Comments

For information regarding the Portfolio requirement, please see the following link https://ah.viu.ca/art-and-design/ . Please be sure to apply before submitting your portfolio https://programs.viu.ca/apply

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B.B.A. - Bachelor of Business Administration


Program Code: BBA
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Application Fee: 39.30
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Admission/Registration Clerks
Email: registration@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6400

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B.B.A. (Bachelor of Business Administration) Cowichan


Program Code: BBA
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Cowichan
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Admissions/Registration Centre
Email: Registration.Cowichan@viu.ca
Phone: 250-746-3514

Additional Comments

Please consult the Vancouver Island University Calendar or contact Student Services/Advising at 250-746-3509 or email advising.cowichan@viu.ca for more information on program or admission requirements.

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B.Sc. - Fisheries & Aquaculture (Year 3)


Program Code: B-FSAQ-3
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Lorraine Coates
Email: Lorraine.Coates@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2531

Program Chair

Stefanie Duff
Email: Stefanie.Duff@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2074

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B.Sc. - Fisheries and Aquaculture (Year 1)


Program Code: FSAQ-1
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Lorraine Coates
Email: Lorraine.Coates@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2531

Program Chair

Stefanie Duff
Email: Stefanie.Duff@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2074

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B.Sc. (Various Majors/Minors)


Program Code: BSC
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Application Fee: 39.30
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Admission/Registration Clerks
Email: registration@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6400

Program Chair

Consult Vancouver Island University Calendar
Email:
Phone:

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B.Sc.N - Nursing


Program Code: NURS-H
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Thursday, February 15, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Donna Kist
Email: Donna.Kist@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2526

Program Chair

Contact Teresa Hannesson, Nursing Advisor
Email: Teresa.Hannesson@viu.ca
Phone: 753-3245 Local 2555

Area Secretary

Amy Moen, BSN Program Assistant
Email: Amy.Moen@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 6175

DocumentDeadlines

An official interim or final grade is required for all 4 prerequisites by March 31, 2018 in order for an application to be considered. CASPer test scores are also required by March 31,2018.

Additional Comments

Please note that the average GPA of students accepted in the past has been an "A" to "A+", based on the 4 prerequisites required for admission to the Program. Admission for the 2018 intake will be based 60% on GPA and 40% on CASPer test score results. NEW - CASPer test required. Sign up at www.takeCASPer.com CASPer test dates for the 2018/19 application cycle are: Sunday, Nov 19, 2017 (1 test offered) Wednesday, January 24, 2018 (1 test offered) Sunday, Feb 11, 2018 (2 tests offered) Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 (2 tests offered)

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Bachelor of Design in Graphic Design (Year 1)


Program Code: BDGD
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Lorraine Coates
Email: Lorraine.Coates@viu.ca
Phone: Local 2531

Program Chair

Patrick Foster
Email: Patrick.Foster@viu.ca
Phone: Local 2042

DocumentDeadlines

Application and Portfolio deadline is March 31, 2018 (It is advisable to have your portfolio submitted or a review scheduled by March 16). Applicants are encouraged to complete their application/portfolio by December 31, 2017 for early consideration. The department will consider up to 10 applicants for early acceptance, Fall 2018 start. Applications submitted/completed after December 31, 2017, and also any from the January review (that did not receive early consideration) will be reviewed during the March 31, 2018 review period. There are a total of 24 seats in the program.

Additional Comments

For information regarding the Portfolio requirement, please see the following link https://ah.viu.ca/art-and-design/graphic-design/getting

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Bachelor of Education (Year 1)


Program Code: B-ED
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Admission & Registration Assistants
Email: registration@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 740-6400

Program Chair

Elisabeth Kroeker
Email: elisabeth.kroeker@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 753-3245 Local 2109

Area Secretary

Pamela Hoy-Administrative Assistant, Advising & School Experience
Email: pamela.hoy@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 740-6223

Additional Comments

To schedule to speak or meet with the Program Advisor, please call (250) 740-6223 or toll-free at 1-888-920-2221 ext 6223.

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Bachelor of Education (Year 1)


Program Code: B-ED-YR1
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Cowichan
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 4, 2018

Admission Clerk

Registration Centre
Email: registration.cowichan@viu.ca
Phone: 250-746-3514

Program Chair

Elisabeth Kroeker
Email: elisabeth.kroeker@viu.ca
Phone: 1-888-920-2221 ext 2109

Area Secretary

Pamela Hoy-Administrative Assistant, Advising & School Experience
Email: pamela.hoy@viu.ca
Phone: 1-888-920-2221 ext 6223

Additional Comments

Please consult the Vancouver Island University Calendar for program information and admission requirements. To schedule an appointment to meet or speak with the Program Advisor, please call Pamela Hoy 250-740-6223 or toll-free 1-888-920-2221 extension 6223

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Bachelor of Education (Year 3)


Program Code: B-ED-YR3
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Lorraine Coates
Email: Lorraine.Coates@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2531

Program Chair

Elisabeth Kroeker
Email: elisabeth.kroeker@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2109

Area Secretary

Pamela Hoy-Administrative Assistant, Advising & School Experience
Email: pamela.hoy@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6223

DocumentDeadlines

All applicants are required to submit a Bachelor of Education Applicant Profile which is due by February 7, 2018. Official transcripts should be submitted by February 7, 2018.

Additional Comments

For advice on applications, please contact the Faculty of Education Advising Office at 250-740-6223 or toll free at 1-888-920-2221, ext. 6223.

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Bachelor of Education (Year 3)


Program Code: B-ED-YR3
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Cowichan
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Lorraine Coates
Email: lorraine.coates@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2531

Program Chair

Elisabeth Kroeker
Email: elisabeth.kroeker@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2109

Area Secretary

Pamela Hoy-Administrative Assistant, Advising & School Experience
Email: pamela.hoy@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6223

DocumentDeadlines

All applicants are required to submit a Bachelor of Education Applicant Profile which is due by February 7, 2018. All official transcripts should be in by February 7, 2018.

Additional Comments

For advice on applications, please contact the Faculty of Education Advising Office at 250-740-6223 or toll free at 1-888-920-2221, ext. 6223.

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Bachelor of Education Post-Baccalaureate Elementary


Program Code: B-EDUC-P-E
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Jennifer Calder
Email: Jennifer.Calder@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2585

Program Chair

Elisabeth Kroeker
Email: elisabeth.kroeker@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2109

Area Secretary

Pamela Hoy - Administrative Assistant, Advising & School Experience
Email: pamela.hoy@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6223

DocumentDeadlines

All applicants are required to submit a Bachelor of Education Applicant Profile which is due by February 7, 2018. Official transcripts must be submitted by February 7, 2018.

Additional Comments

For advice on applications, please contact the Faculty of Education Advising Office at 250-740-6223 or toll free at 1-888-920-2221, ext. 6223.

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Bachelor of Education Post-Baccalaureate Secondary


Program Code: B-ED-PS5
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Jennifer Calder
Email: Jennifer.Calder@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2585

Program Chair

Elisabeth Kroeker
Email: elisabeth.kroeker@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2109

Area Secretary

Pamela Hoy-Administrative Assistant, Advising & School Experience
Email: pamela.hoy@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6223

DocumentDeadlines

All applicants are required to submit a Bachelor of Education Applicant Profile which is due by February 7, 2018. Official transcripts must be submitted by February 7, 2018.

Additional Comments

For advice on applications, please contact the Faculty of Education Advising Office at 250-740-6223 or toll free at 1-888-920-2221, ext. 6223.

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Bachelor of Hospitality Management


Program Code: B-HOSM-1/B-HOSM-3
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Lorraine Coates
Email: Lorraine.Coates@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2531

Program Chair

Peter Briscoe
Email: Peter.Briscoe@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6226

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Bachelor of Interior Design


Program Code: B-INTD
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Lorraine Coates
Email: Lorraine.Coates@viu.ca
Phone: Local 2531

Program Chair

Bodil Ellins
Email: Bodil.Ellins@viu.ca
Phone: Local 2674

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Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies


Program Code: B-JAZZ
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Application Fee: $39.30
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Alana Gaetz
Email: alana.gaetz@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2071

Program Chair

James Mark
Email: james.mark@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 6109

Additional Comments

Late applications may be considered, space permitting.

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Bachelor of Natural Resource Protection


Program Code: B-RMOT-3
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Monday, April 30, 2018
Next intake(s): September 4, 2018

Admission Clerk

Melanie Cousins
Email: Melanie.Cousins@viu.ca
Phone: Local 2282

Program Chair

John Morgan
Email: john.morgan@viu.ca
Phone: Local 2542

Additional Comments

You must have a diploma (or equivalent) in Natural Resource Management to apply to this program. If you have only completed high school, you cannot apply to this program.

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Bachelor of Social Work


Program Code: BSW
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Donna Linkletter
Email: Donna.Linkletter@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2280

Program Chair

Louise Stern
Email: Louise.Stern@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6268

DocumentDeadlines

THE DOCUMENT DEADLINE DATE IS MARCH 14,2018

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Bachelor of Tourism Management


Program Code: B-TRMT-1 OR B-TRMT-3
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Jeff Christenson
Email: Jeff.Christenson@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2284

Program Chair

Amanda Johnson
Email: Amanda.Johnson@viu.ca
Phone: Local 6548

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Bachelor of Tourism Management (Recreation Option)


Program Code: B-RMGT-1
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Jeff Christenson
Email: Jeff.Christenson@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2284

Program Chair

Amanda Johnson
Email: Amanda.Johnson@viu.ca
Phone: Local 6548

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British Columbia First Nations Building Inspector


Program Code: FNBI
Program Area: Professional Development and Training
Campus: Cowichan
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Next intake(s): TBA

Admission Clerk

Admission & Registration Assistants
Email: Registration.Cowichan@viu.ca
Phone: 250-746-3513

Program Chair

Nancy Hamilton
Email: nancy.hamilton@viu.ca
Phone: 250 746-3573

Area Secretary

Kim Tooby
Email: kim.tooby@viu.ca
Phone: 250 746-3546

Additional Comments

For more program information, please contact Professional Development & Training, Cowichan campus at 250 746-3546.

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Business Fundamentals for Aboriginal Communities Certificate


Program Code: BFAC
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Next intake(s): TBA

Admission Clerk

Admission/Registration Clerks
Email: registration@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6400

Area Secretary

Sheila Cooper
Email: Sheila.Cooper@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 753-3245, Local 2804

Additional Comments

For information about this program please contact Sheila Cooper directly.

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Carpentry


Program Code: CPTY
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Cowichan
Testing required: Yes
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): January 29, 2018

Admission Clerk

Shirley McGregor
Email: shirley.mcgregor@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 746-3512

Program Chair

Stephen Pelley
Email: Michael.Braun@viu.ca
Phone: 250-748-4529 local 3701

Next Information Session(s)

  • Thursday, November 16, 2017

DocumentDeadlines

To be considered for admission into the program, you must write the Carpentry assessment. Please contact Cowichan campus Student Services/Advising at 250 746-3509 or email advising.cowichan@viu.ca for more program information or to book assessment testing.

Additional Comments

Information session is being held Thursday February 22 6:30 8:00 pm Building 180-134 Nanaimo Campus.

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Carpentry


Program Code: CPTY
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: Yes
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): January 29, 2018, September 4, 2018, January 2019

Admission Clerk

Jeff Christenson
Email: Jeff.Christenson@viu.ca
Phone: Local 2284

Program Chair

Stephen Pelley
Email: Stephen.pelley@viu.ca
Phone: Local 6129

Next Information Session(s)

  • Thursday, February 22, 2018

Additional Comments

To be considered for admission into the program, you must write the Carpentry assessment. Please call 250-740-6416 to find out the next available time the assessment can be written.

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Carpentry Apprentice Year 2


Program Code: CPTY-2
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Powell River
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): TBA

Admission Clerk

Kellie Spence/Shannon McKenzie
Email: apprentice@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6650

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Carpentry Foundation Level One


Program Code: CPTY
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Powell River
Testing required: Yes
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Margo Formby
Email: margo.formby@viu.ca
Phone: 604-485-8035

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Certificate in Business Management


Program Code: CBM
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Cowichan
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): January 2018 by paper application only, or September 4, 2018

Admission Clerk

Naomi Knodel
Email: naomi.knodel@viu.ca
Phone: 250-746-3513

Program Chair

Andrea Martin
Email: Andrea.Martin@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2178

Additional Comments

Please consult the Vancouver Island University Calendar or contact Student Services/Advising at 250-746-3509 or email advising.cowichan@viu.ca for more information on program or admission requirements.

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Certificate in Business Management


Program Code: CBM
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: until Wednesday, August 01, 2018
Next intake(s): September 4, 2018

Admission Clerk

Helene Viau
Email: helene.viau@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2040

Program Chair

Andrea Martin
Email: andrea.martin@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2841

DocumentDeadlines

Must be received by November 30th for January semester.

Additional Comments

This program is offered full–time or part–time, with some courses offered by video conference.

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Child and Youth Care Diploma


Program Code: CYC-DIP-1
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Next intake(s): N/A

Admission Clerk

Carine Hutchinson
Email: carine.hutchinson@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2283

Program Chair

Manjeet Uppal
Email: Manjeet.Uppal@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6651

Area Secretary

Linka van As
Email: Linka.Vanas@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6248

Additional Comments

Students interested in the diploma must apply to the Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Care. Prior to completion of their first year, students must indicate their interest in exiting with their Child and Youth Care Diploma. Upon successful completion of the first two years (60 credits including practicum), students will be eligible to receive the Child and Youth Care Diploma.

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Community Health Promotion for Aboriginal Communities


Program Code: CHPA
Program Area: Professional Development and Training
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Next intake(s): TBA

Admission Clerk

Alana Gaetz
Email: alana.gaetz@viu.ca
Phone: 250.753.3245 Ext. 2071

Program Chair

Nicole Bennett
Email: nicole.bennett@viu.ca
Phone: 250.740.6327

Area Secretary

Deirdre Godwin
Email: deirdre.godwin@viu.ca
Phone: 250.740.6322

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Community Mental Health Worker


Program Code: CMHW
Program Area: Professional Development and Training
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Thursday, January 11, 2018 until Monday, September 10, 2018
Next intake(s): October 2018

Admission Clerk

Carine Hutchinson
Email: carine.hutchinson@viu.ca
Phone: 250.753.3245 Local 2283

Program Chair

Nicole Bennett
Email: Nicole.Bennett@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6327

Area Secretary

Deirdre Godwin
Email: deirdre.godwin@viu.ca
Phone: 250.740.6322

DocumentDeadlines

September 10, 2018

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Community Mental Health Worker


Program Code: CMHW
Program Area: Professional Development and Training
Campus: Cowichan
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Next intake(s): 2019 or 2020

Admission Clerk

Naomi Knodel
Email: Naomi.Knodel@viu.ca
Phone:

Program Chair

Nicole Bennett
Email: Nicole.Bennett@viu.ca
Phone: 2507406327

Area Secretary

Deirdre Godwin
Email: deirdre.godwin@viu.ca
Phone: 250.740.6322

Additional Comments

Applications for the January 2018 intake at the Nanaimo campus are being accepted until Tuesday, December 05, 2017 . Anticipated possible start date at Cowichan Campus: 2019 or 2020.

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Computing Science Diploma


Program Code: DIP-CSCI
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Lorraine Coates
Email: Lorraine.Coates@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2531

Program Chair

Gara Pruesse
Email: Gara.Pruesse@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2337

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Criminology Diploma Program


Program Code: CRIM
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Application Fee: $39.30
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Donna Kist
Email: Donna.Kist@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2526

Program Chair

Elizabeth McLin
Email: Elizabeth.McLin@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2244

DocumentDeadlines

Official interim and/or final grades are required by April 6, 2018.

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Culinary Arts Apprenticeship Level 1


Program Code: CACP-PC1
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Powell River
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Margo Formby
Email: margo.formby@viu.ca
Phone: 604-485-8035

DocumentDeadlines

Additional Comments

No testing required if you have proof of Grade 12 graduation.

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Culinary Arts Apprenticeship Level 2


Program Code: CACP-PC2
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Powell River
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): TBA

Admission Clerk

Margo Formby
Email: margo.formby@viu.ca
Phone: 604-485-8035

DocumentDeadlines

Culinary 2 applicants need to have their 1000 workplace hours from Culinary 1 documented with the ITA.

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Culinary Arts Bridging to Bachelor of Hospitality Management


Program Code: CADP-HOSM
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Lorraine Coates
Email: Lorraine.Coates@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local. 2531

Program Chair

Peter Briscoe
Email: peter.briscoe@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6226

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Culinary Arts Certificate (Professional Cook I and II)


Program Code: CACP-A1-I
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: Yes
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): February 19, 2018

Admission Clerk

Helene Viau
Email: helene.viau@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2040

Program Chair

Debbie Shore
Email: debbie.shore@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6137

Next Information Session(s)

  • Thursday, March 01, 2018
  • Thursday, June 07, 2018

Additional Comments

Information session: registration not required, just show up. Professional Cook Level 2 only for 2018: March 26, October 29 and November 19. Paper application only.

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Culinary Management Diploma


Program Code: CMDP
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): August 2018

Admission Clerk

Helene Viau
Email: helene.viau@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2040

Program Chair

Debbie Shore
Email: debbie.shore@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6137

Area Secretary

Josephine Chong
Email: Josephine.Chong@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 740-6289

Next Information Session(s)

  • Thursday, March 01, 2018
  • Thursday, June 07, 2018

Additional Comments

Information sessions: registration no longer required, just show up.

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Dental Assistant


Program Code: DENA
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): Sept 4, 2018

Admission Clerk

Donna Kist
Email: Donna.Kist@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2526

Program Chair

Marianne Roden
Email: Marianne.Roden@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 6261

Next Information Session(s)

  • Thursday, February 22, 2018

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Dental Hygiene Diploma


Program Code: DENH
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 4, 2018

Admission Clerk

Melanie Cousins
Email: melanie.cousins@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2282

Program Chair

Monica Soth
Email: Monica.Soth@viu.ca
Phone: 250 753 3245 Local 6397

Next Information Session(s)

  • Thursday, February 22, 2018

Additional Comments

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Dental Office Receptionist


Program Code: DENTREC
Program Area: Professional Development and Training
Campus: Parksville-Qualicum
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Next intake(s): TBD

Admission Clerk

Lorraine Coates
Email: Lorraine.Coates@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2531

Program Chair

Nicole Bennett
Email: Nicole.Bennett@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6327 Local 6327

Additional Comments

This program will be held at the Parksville Campus (please see the Parksville PAL listing for more details), but all applications will be processed through the Nanaimo Campus.

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Dental Office Receptionist


Program Code: DENTREC
Program Area: Professional Development and Training
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Next intake(s): TBD

Admission Clerk

Lorraine Coates
Email: Lorraine.Coates@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2531

Program Chair

Nicole.Bennett
Email: Nicole.Bennett@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6327 Local 6327

Additional Comments

This program will be held at the Parksville Campus (please see the Parksville PAL listing for more details), but all applications will be processed through the Nanaimo Campus.

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Diploma in Disability Studies


Program Code: DIDS
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Powell River
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Next intake(s): Fall 2018

Admission Clerk

Erin Johnson
Email: erin.johnson@viu.ca
Phone: 877-888-8890

Program Chair

Alison Taplay
Email: alison.taplay@viu.ca
Phone: 604-485-8030

Additional Comments

Accepting Applications beginning Oct 1,2017 for Fall 2018 of new program Leadership and Disability Studies. Please email Alison Taplay, Alison.taplay@viu.ca for more information.

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Early Childhood Education and Care


Program Code: ECEC
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Application Fee: 39.30
Next intake(s): September 4, 2018

Admission Clerk

Melanie Cousins
Email: melanie.cousins@viu.ca
Phone: Local 2282

Program Chair

Ocean Kneeland
Email: ocean.kneeland@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 740-6635

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Education Assistant and Community Support


Program Code: EACS
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): Fall 2018

Admission Clerk

Lorraine Coates
Email: Lorraine.Coates@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2531

Program Chair

Ocean Kneeland
Email: Ocean.Kneeland@viu.ca
Phone: 740-6635

Additional Comments

This program is also offered at our Powell River Campus; please check https://www2.viu.ca/pal/detail.asp?ID=165 for details on application deadlines and program contacts. Program previously called School and Community Support Worker

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Education Assistant and Community Support


Program Code: EACS
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Powell River
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Erin Johnson
Email: erin.johnson@viu.ca
Phone: 604-485-8033

Program Chair

Alison Taplay
Email: alison.taplay@viu.ca
Phone: 604-485-8030

Additional Comments

The Education Assistant and Community Support program is an 18 month certificate program delivered both online and in-class at the Powell River campus. The Powell River program will be delivered in-class 2 - 4 days each semester and the remaining coursework delivered online. Please contact Alison.Taplay@viu.ca for detailed information.

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Education Early Learning


Program Code: EDEL
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): Courses are available year round

Admission Clerk

Helene Viau
Email: helene.viau@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2040

Area Secretary

Megan Shevchenko
Email: megan.shevchenko@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 6414

Additional Comments

Only teachers with a valid BC Teaching Certificate will be able to register for the EDEL course. Some courses also require a Bachelor of Education degree. A VIU application and supporting documents must be submitted before teachers will be registered. Please contact helene.viau@viu.ca for more information on how to apply.

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Esthetics Certificate Program


Program Code: ESTH
Program Area: Professional Development and Training
Campus: Parksville-Qualicum
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Lorraine Coates
Email: Lorraine.Coates@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 753-3245, Local 2531

Program Chair

Lesley Osborne
Email: Lesley.Osborne@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 248-2096, Local 3236

Next Information Session(s)

  • Tuesday, February 20, 2018
  • Tuesday, April 03, 2018

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Event Management Certificate


Program Code: EMCP
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Application Fee: $39.30
Next intake(s): May 2018

Admission Clerk

Helene Viau
Email: helene.viau@viu.ca
Phone: 250 753 3245 Local 2040

Program Chair

Amanda Johnson
Email: amanda.johnson@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6548

Additional Comments

Delivered online. Once accepted, students will be allowed to register in the next available semesters.

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Executive Development


Program Code: EXDT
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Application Fee: 39.30
Next intake(s): September 4, 2018

Admission Clerk

Melanie Cousins
Email: melanie.cousins@viu.ca
Phone: Local 2282

Program Chair

Andrea Martin
Email: andrea.martin@viu.ca
Phone: Local 2841

Additional Comments

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit an application for admission along with a resume and/or a transcript showing completion of a university degree or professional accounting designation.

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Exploratory University Studies


Program Code: EXPO
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Cowichan
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Application Fee: $39.30
Next intake(s): January 8, 2018 Paper Applications Only, September 4, 2018

Admission Clerk

Admissions/Registration Centre
Email: naomi.knodel@viu.ca
Phone: 250-746-3513

Program Chair

Consult Vancouver Island University Calendar
Email:
Phone:

Additional Comments

Please consult the Vancouver Island University Calendar or contact Student Services/Advising at 250-746-3509 or email advising.cowichan@viu.ca for more information on program or admission requirements.

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Exploratory University Studies


Program Code: EXPO
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Application Fee: 39.30
Next intake(s): September 4, 2018

Admission Clerk

Admission/Registration Clerks
Email: registration@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6400

Program Chair

Consult Vancouver Island University Calendar
Email:
Phone:

Additional Comments

Please contact Enrolment Management at 250-753-3245 local 2088 or email enrolmentmanagement@viu.ca for more information on program or admission requirements.

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First Nations Housing Manager


Program Code: FNHM
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Cowichan
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): TBA - subject to minimum enrolment

Admission Clerk

Naomi Knodel
Email: naomi.knodel@viu.ca
Phone: (250)746-3513

Area Secretary

Kim Tooby
Email: kim.tooby@viu.ca
Phone: (250)746-3546

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Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology Diploma


Program Code: FSA4
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Lorraine Coates
Email: Lorraine.Coates@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2531

Program Chair

Stefanie Duff
Email: Stefanie.Duff@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2074

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Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation Advanced Diploma


Program Code: FORE
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Next intake(s): TBA

Admission Clerk

Donna Linkletter
Email: Donna.Linkletter@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2280

Program Chair

Erin Egeland
Email: Erin.Egeland@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245, Local 2846

Additional Comments

This program is delivered online.

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Forestry


Program Code: FRST
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Application Fee: 39.30
Next intake(s): September 2018 - 27 students on the waitlist

Admission Clerk

Jeff Christenson
Email: Jeff.Christenson@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2284

Program Chair

Doug Corrin
Email: Doug.Corrin@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2231

DocumentDeadlines

Please note, this program fills up very quickly. Once you apply, you should request your high school transcripts and your post-secondary transcripts right away.

Additional Comments

All students are required to use an IPad for this program. Details regarding IPad specifications will be provided to all successful applicants during the program orientation as well as by the Admissions Assistant closer to the start of the program.

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Foundation Electrician Certificate


Program Code: ELEC
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: Yes
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): February 2018(full), September 2018(full), November 2018(full), February 2019

Admission Clerk

Alana Gaetz
Email: alana.gaetz@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2071

Program Chair

Rick Heikkila
Email: rick.heikkila@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6563

DocumentDeadlines

Students are put on the waitlist once their application is complete.

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Foundations in Mental Health


Program Code: MHCP
Program Area: Professional Development and Training
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Next intake(s): tba

Admission Clerk

Admission/Registration Clerks
Email: registration@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6400

Program Chair

Nicole Bennett
Email: Nicole.Bennett@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 740-6327

Area Secretary

Deirdre Godwin
Email: Deirdre.Godwin@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6322

Additional Comments

This program is not currently being offered. For further information please contact Linda Young, program chair.

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Fundamentals of Engineering Certificate


Program Code: ENG-CERT
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Jeff Christenson
Email: Jeff.Christenson@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2284

Program Chair

Brian Dick
Email: Brian.Dick@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2435

DocumentDeadlines

In order for an application to be considered, an official interim or final grade for all 4 prerequisites must be submitted by Friday April 13, 2018. Please note that the average GPA of students who were offered the first 42 seats for the Fall 2017 program ranged from 4.33 to 3.366. We did offer seats to waitlisted students with GPA averages down to 2.665.

Additional Comments

Please note - The Engineering Transfer program has been changed to Engineering Certificate program. This is now a limited entry program, please refer to the calendar for admission requirements.

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GIS-Advanced Diploma in GIS Applications


Program Code: GIS
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): september 2018

Admission Clerk

Darlene Norby
Email: Darlene.Norby@viu.ca
Phone: Local 2594

Program Chair

Michael Govorov
Email: michael.govorov@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2729

Additional Comments

For more information or questions, please contact Dave Cake. dave.cake@viu.ca or 250-753-3245 local 6153 International students: please contact world@viu.ca

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GISO - Advanced Diploma in GIS Applications Online


Program Code: GISO
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): January 2019

Admission Clerk

Darlene Norby
Email: Darlene.Norby@viu.ca
Phone: Local 2594

Program Chair

Michael Govorov
Email: michael.govorov@viu.ca
Phone: 250 753-3245 local 2729

Additional Comments

For more information, please contact Dave Cake. dave.cake@viu.ca 250-753-3245 local 6153 International students: please contact world@viu.ca

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Global Education Graduate Diploma


Program Code: GEGD
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Next intake(s): Not Currently Available

Admission Clerk

Jennifer Calder
Email: jennifer.calder@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2585

Program Chair

Sharon Wahl
Email: sharon.wahl@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2557

Area Secretary

Donna Nelson
Email: donna.nelson@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6221

Additional Comments

The Global Education Graduate Diploma program is not being offered at this time. Please contact Sharon Wahl for more information.

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Graduate Certificate in Business


Program Code: GCIB
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Late applications are being accepted.
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Helene Viau
Email: helene.viau@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245, local 2040

Program Chair

Joanna Hesketh
Email: joanna.hesketh@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6178

Area Secretary

Crystal Kreschuk
Email: crystal.kreschuk@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6177

DocumentDeadlines

Final documents must be submitted by: * March 10, 2018 for the Fall intake (September 2018) .... and .... * June 30, 2018 for the Spring intake (January 2019)

Additional Comments

We are currently accepting late applications for September 2018 as we have extended the application deadline to February 24, 2018. Applications for January 2019 are accepted anytime between March 1, 2018 to June 15, 2018. .. Applications received after these dates are considered late and will be processed as space permits.

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Graduate Diploma in Gerontology: Active Aging


Program Code: GDG-AA
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Parksville-Qualicum
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Next intake(s): This program is currently not being offered.

Admission Clerk

Carine Hutchinson
Email: carine.hutchinson@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 753-3245, Local 2283

Program Chair

Louise Stern
Email: Louise.Stern@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 753-3245, Local 2790

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Hair Stylist


Program Code: HAIR-F
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Powell River
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Margo Formby
Email: margo.formby@viu.ca
Phone: 604-485-8035

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Hairstylist Foundation Certificate


Program Code: HAIR-F
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): February 26, 2018, September 4, 2018, Feburary 2019

Admission Clerk

Melanie Cousins
Email: melanie.cousins@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2282

Program Chair

Sandra Moreside
Email: Sandra.Moreside@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6646

Next Information Session(s)

  • Monday, March 05, 2018

Additional Comments

Please Note: There are two intakes per year.

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Health Care Assistant


Program Code: HCAS
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Powell River
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): September 2017

Admission Clerk

Erin Johnson
Email: erin.johnson@viu.ca
Phone: (604) 485-2878

Additional Comments

Grade 12 English required

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Health Care Assistant


Program Code: HCAS
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Cowichan
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Naomi Knodel
Email: naomi.knodel@viu.ca
Phone: 250-746-3513

Program Chair

Wendy Wagner
Email: wendy.wagner@viu.ca
Phone: 1-888-920-2221 LOCAL 6249

Area Secretary

Upjeet Bali
Email: Upjeet.Bali@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6569

Additional Comments

This program is also offered at VIU's Nanaimo and Powell River campuses. PLEASE NOTE: You may be required to work with computers; it is strongly recommended that you are able to send and receive email, use the internet, and have word processing knowledge.

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Health Care Assistant


Program Code: HCAS
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: Yes
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): February 19, 2018, September 4, 2018, February 2019, September 2019

Admission Clerk

Jeff Christenson
Email: Jeff.Christenson@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2284

Program Chair

Wendy Wagner
Email: Wendy.Wagner@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 6249

DocumentDeadlines

Additional Comments

1. This program is also offered at Powell River and Cowichan Campuses. 2. Testing required only if all prerequisites not met. 3. PLEASE NOTE: You may be required to work with computers; it is strongly recommended that you are able to send and receive email, use the internet, and have word processing knowledge.

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Heavy Equipment Operator


Program Code: Varies
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): Continuous Intake

Admission Clerk

Kellie Spence
Email: heo@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6227

Program Chair

Jason Sutton
Email: jason.sutton@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6120

Next Information Session(s)

  • Monday, February 26, 2018

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Heavy Equipment Operator Certificate Program


Program Code: HEOC
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: Yes
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): January 8, 2018, TBA

Admission Clerk

Kellie Spence
Email: heo@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6227

Program Chair

Jason Sutton
Email: jason.sutton@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6120

Next Information Session(s)

  • Monday, February 26, 2018

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Heavy Mechanical Trades Foundation


Program Code: HMTF
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: Yes
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): September 4, 2018

Admission Clerk

Melanie Cousins
Email: melanie.cousins@viu.ca
Phone: Local 2282

Program Chair

Jason Sutton
Email: jason.sutton@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6120

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Horticultural Technician Foundation Program


Program Code: HORT
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): January 2019

Admission Clerk

Carine Hutchinson
Email: carine.hutchinson@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2283

Program Chair

Jessica Gemella
Email: Jessica.Gemella@viu.ca
Phone: 250-754-8756

Next Information Session(s)

  • Wednesday, January 31, 2018
  • Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Additional Comments

Testing required if prerequisites are not met.

Interview required.

The G. R. Paine Horticultural Training Centre is located at 2324 East Wellington Road, in Nanaimo, BC. To reach the centre, turn from the Nanaimo Parkway onto Jinglepot Road (Jinglepot Intersection near the main VIU campus, not the Jinglepot/Mostar intersection). Follow Jinglepot Road to Holland Road. Turn right onto Holland and continue until you reach East Wellington Road, then turn left. The Horticulture Training Centre is directly across from the Unity Church. There is a G.R. Paine Horticulture Centre sign at our driveway.

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Hospital Unit Coordinator


Program Code: UNIT
Program Area: Professional Development and Training
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Application Fee: $39.30
Next intake(s): Sept 2018 Nanaimo

Admission Clerk

Alana Gaetz
Email: alana.gaetz@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2071

Program Chair

Nicole Bennett
Email: nicole.bennett@viu.ca
Phone: 250.740.6327

Area Secretary

Deirdre Godwin
Email: deirdre.godwin@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6322

DocumentDeadlines

Admission Requirements: -Proof of grade 12 graduation or equivalent, OR VIU’s Hospital Unit Coordinator Math and English Assessments; - Proof of Keyboarding at 50 CWPM. Book online at http://canada.registerblast.com/viu/exam. - Proof of Computer skills: Successful completion of Introduction to Computers within the past two years or equivalent course OR, if you use computers regularly or have extensive recent experience, submit a letter detailing the systems and programs you use and know. -Successful completion of OSME 002: Medical Terminology and Anatomy & Physiology or an approved equivalent within the last five years, or proof of current enrolment in the course.

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Hospital Unit Coordinator


Program Code: UNIT
Program Area: Professional Development and Training
Campus: Cowichan
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018 - Nanaimo, September 2019 Nanaimo

Admission Clerk

Shirley McGregor
Email: shirley.mcgregor@viu.ca
Phone: 250-746-3512

Program Chair

TBD
Email:
Phone:

Area Secretary

Deirdre Godwin
Email: deirdre.godwin@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6322

Additional Comments

The next intake will be held in Nanaimo. Applications can be dropped off at Cowichan Campus. Please contact Deirdre Godwin, Program Assistant @ deirdre.godwin@viu.ca for program information.

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Hospitality Management Diploma


Program Code: B-HOSM-1
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Lorraine Coates
Email: Lorraine.Coates@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2531

Program Chair

Peter Briscoe
Email: Peter.Briscoe@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6226

Additional Comments

Students interested in the diploma must apply to the Bachelor of Hospitality Management. Prior to completion of their first year, students must indicate their interest in exiting with their Hospitality Management Diploma. Upon successful completion of the first two years (60 credits including co-operative work placements and fulfillment of diploma completion requirements), students will be eligible to receive the Hospitality Management Diploma.

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Inclusive Education (Special Education) Graduate Diploma


Program Code: IEGD
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): April/May 2018, June 2018, September 2018

Admission Clerk

Carine Hutchinson
Email: carine.hutchinson@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2283

Program Chair

Elisabeth Kroeker
Email: Elisabeth.Kroeker@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2109

Area Secretary

Donna Nelson
Email: donna.nelson@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2530

DocumentDeadlines

The document deadline is one month prior to the start of the intake:
March 23, 2018 for May 2018 intake
June 19, 2018 for June 2018 intake
August 7, 2018 for Fall 2018 intake

Additional Comments

The Inclusive Education (Special Education) Graduate Diploma is formerly known as the Special Education Teacher Specialty Post Degree Diploma Program (SETS) program.

Applications are processed for the next available intake.

Applications for an intake close one month prior to the start of the semester:
Closing date for May term 2018: March 23, 2018 – classes start April 21, 2018
Closing date for June term 2018: June 19, 2018 – classes start mid- July 2018
Closing date for Fall 2018: August 7, 2018 – classes start September 4, 2018

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Information Technology and Applied Systems Diploma


Program Code: ITAS
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 4, 2018

Admission Clerk

Melanie Cousins
Email: melanie.cousins@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2282

Program Chair

Mark Dutchuk - Chair
Email: Mark.Dutchuk@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6116

Next Information Session(s)

  • Monday, February 19, 2018

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LPN Access to Bachelor of Science in Nursing


Program Code: BSNAC
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Next intake(s): tba

Admission Clerk

Donna Kist
Email: donna.kist@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2526

Program Chair

Leslie Sundby
Email: leslie.sundby@viu.ca
Phone:

Area Secretary

Amy Moen
Email: amy.moen@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6175

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Management Skills for Supervisors


Program Code: MSFS
Program Area: Professional Development and Training
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Application Fee: $39.30 (one time fee)
Next intake(s): 2018, MGMT 145(Interpersonal Skills) January 26,27 & February 9,10 8:30am - 4:30pm, MGMT 146(Team Building Skills) February 2, 3, 16 & 17 8:30am - 4:30pm, MGMT 147(Administrative Skills) April 6, 7, 20 & 21 8:30am - 4:30pm

Admission Clerk

Alana Gaetz
Email: alana.gaetz@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2071

Program Chair

TBD
Email:
Phone:

Additional Comments

There are three courses in the program that can be registered for individually, and taken in any order. After the application is processed the admissions assistant will contact the student to register. Tuition is due at time of registration. Certification is awarded when all three courses have been successfully completed within two years.

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Master Gardener Certificate


Program Code: MGCP
Program Area: Professional Development and Training
Campus: Cowichan
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Next intake(s): TBA

Admission Clerk

Christine Wass
Email: christine.wass@viu.ca
Phone: 250-746-3514

Program Chair

Nancy Hamilton
Email: nancy.hamilton@viu.ca
Phone: 250-746-3573

DocumentDeadlines

For program information please call Nancy Hamilton @ 250-746-3573 or email nancy.hamilton@viu.ca. Applications to MGCP should be sent to the admissions clerk.

Additional Comments

VIU Application for Admission required. Program takes place at G.R. Paine Horticultural Training Centre, 2324 East Wellington Road in Nanaimo. See http://www.viu.ca/horticulture/grpaine.asp for more information. The Master Gardener Certificate Program consists of Advanced Gardener: Theory and Practice AMMG 023(78hrs) September through to December followed by the Master Gardener In Training Volunteer Component AMMG 030(70hrs )

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Master of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management


Program Code: MA-SLM
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Application Fee: $153.00
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Alana Gaetz
Email: alana.gaetz@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 753-3245 Local 2071

Program Chair

Joanne Schroeder
Email: Joanne.Schroeder@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245, Ext. 2832

Additional Comments

International applicants please contact our International Communications Team at WorldVIU@viu.ca.

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Master of Business Administration


Program Code: MBA
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Helene Viau, Canadians & Permanent Residents
Email: helene.viau@viu.ca
Phone: 250.753.3245 local 2040

Program Chair

Joanna Hesketh
Email: joanna.hesketh@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6178

Area Secretary

Crystal Kreschuk
Email: crystal.kreschuk@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6177

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Master of Community Planning


Program Code: MCP
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Next intake(s): Fall 2018

Admission Clerk

Lorraine Coates
Email: Lorraine.Coates@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2531

Program Chair

Pamela Shaw
Email: Pam.Shaw@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2620

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Master of Education in Educational Leadership


Program Code: MED
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018 MED, August 2018 MED-D, September 2018 MED-CT

Admission Clerk

Jennifer Calder
Email: Jennifer.Calder@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2585

Program Chair

Rachel Moll
Email: rachel.moll@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6121

Area Secretary

Donna Nelson
Email: donna.nelson@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2530

DocumentDeadlines

International Applicants - Please contact worldviu@viu.ca for more information.

Additional Comments

The Master of Education in Educational Leadership program is offered with three different options. Please refer to program page for more information. 1) Weekend/Summer 2) Distance 3) Full-Time

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Master of Education in Special Education


Program Code: MSED
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): January 2018-Former SETS Students With Laddering Requirements Fullfilled , July 2018-Part-Time Option, September 2018 Full-Time Option

Admission Clerk

Jennifer Calder
Email: Jennifer.Calder@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2585

Program Chair

Ana Vieira-Program Coordinator
Email: ana.vieira@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2565

Area Secretary

Donna Nelson-Graduate Program Assistant
Email: donna.nelson@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2530

DocumentDeadlines

International Applicants - Please contact worldviu@viu.ca for more information.

Additional Comments

The Master of Education in Special Education program is offered with three different options. Please refer to program page for more information. 1)Part-Time option for former SETS students who have completed laddering requirements-program starting in January 2018 2) Part-Time program starting in July 2018 and 3)Full-Time program beginning September 2018

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Master of Geographic Information Systems Applications Year 2 online


Program Code: MGISA-O-2
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Late applications are being accepted.
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Darlene Norby
Email: darlene.norby@viu.ca
Phone: 250 753-3245 local 2594

Program Chair

Paul Zandbergen
Email: paul.zandbergen@viu.ca
Phone: 250 753-3245 local 2727

Additional Comments

For more information please contact Dave Cake. dave.cake@viu.ca 250-753-3245 local 6153 International students: please contact world@viu.ca

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Master of Geographic Information Systems Applications


Program Code: MGISA
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Darlene Norby
Email: darlene.norby@viu.ca
Phone: 250 740-6400 local 2594

Program Chair

Paul Zandbergen
Email: paul.zandbergen@viu.ca
Phone: 250 753-3245 local 2727

Additional Comments

Late applications will be accepted if there is available seating. For more information please contact Dave Cake dave.cake@viu.ca 250-753-3245 local 6153

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Master of Geographic Information Systems Applications Online


Program Code: MGISA-O
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Late applications are being accepted.
Next intake(s): January 8, 2019

Admission Clerk

Darlene Norby
Email: darlene.norby@viu.ca
Phone: 250 740-6400 local 2594

Program Chair

Paul Zandbergen
Email: paul.zandbergen@viu.ca
Phone: 250 753-3245 local 2727

Additional Comments

For more information please contact Dave Cake. dave.cake@viu.ca 250-753-3245 local 6153 International students: please contact world@viu.ca

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Master of Geographic Information Systems Applications Year 2


Program Code: MGISA-2
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Late applications are being accepted.
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Darlene Norby
Email: darlene.norby@viu.ca
Phone: 250 753-3245 local 2594

Program Chair

Paul Zandbergen
Email: paul.zandbergen@viu.ca
Phone: 250 753-3245 local 2727

Additional Comments

For more information please contact Dave Cake. dave.cake@viu.ca 250 753-3245 local 6153 International students: please contact world@viu.ca

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Medical Device Reprocessing Technician


Program Code: MDRT
Program Area: Professional Development and Training
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Next intake(s): November 2018

Admission Clerk

Lorraine Coates
Email: lorraine.coates@viu.ca
Phone: Local 2531

Program Chair

Nicole Bennett
Email: Nicole.Bennett@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6327

Area Secretary

Deirdre Godwin
Email: deirdre.godwin@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6322

Additional Comments

Theory: 140 hours blended delivery, Clinical Skills: 56 hours, Clinical/Practicum Experience: 344 hours.

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Medical Office Assistant


Program Code: MEDO
Program Area: Professional Development and Training
Campus: Parksville-Qualicum
Testing required: Yes
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): February, 2018

Admission Clerk

Darlene Norby
Email: Darlene.Norby@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 753-3245, Local 2594

Program Chair

TBA
Email:
Phone:

Additional Comments

Please note: This program will run between the Nanaimo and Parksville campuses. Monday-Tuesday 5:00-9:00 in Nanaimo Thursday-Friday 9:00-4:00 in Parksville

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Motorcycle and Marine Technician


Program Code: MMT
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): October 9, 2018, October 2019

Admission Clerk

Melanie Cousins
Email: Melanie.Cousins@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2282

Program Chair

Dean Cadieux
Email: Dean.Cadieux@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6148

Next Information Session(s)

  • Wednesday, January 31, 2018

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Online Learning and Teaching (Graduate) Diploma


Program Code: OLTD
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Application Fee: $102.00
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Helene Viau
Email: helene.viau@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245, Local 2040

Program Chair

Mary O'Neill
Email: Mary.ONeill@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245, local 2550

Additional Comments

Program is offered fully online.

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Physical Education Diploma


Program Code: PHED
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Darlene Norby
Email: darlene.norby@viu.ca
Phone: 250 740-6400 local 2594

Program Chair

Brad Reimer
Email: brad.reimer@viu.ca
Phone: 250 753-3245 local 2572

Area Secretary

Dawna Copeland
Email: dawna.copeland@viu.ca
Phone: 250 740-6221

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Post Degree Diploma in Languages and Culture


Program Code: PDDL
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): January 8, 2018

Admission Clerk

Alana Gaetz
Email: alana.gaetz@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245, local 2071

Program Chair

Hope Leith
Email: Hope.Leith@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245, local 2154

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Post-Degree Diploma in Business Studies


Program Code: PDDB
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Next intake(s): n/a

Admission Clerk

Helene Viau
Email: Helene.Viau@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2040

Program Chair

Andrea Martin
Email: andrea.martin@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2178

Additional Comments

VIU will not be offering the Post Degree Diploma in Business program. We will be offering the Graduate Certificate in Business, please the following link for more information, https://programs.viu.ca/business/graduate-certificate-business.

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Post-Degree Diploma in Fisheries & Aquaculture


Program Code: FSAQ-P
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Lorraine Coates
Email: lorraine.coates@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2431

Program Chair

Stefanie Duff
Email: Stefanie.Duff@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2074

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Practical Nursing


Program Code: PND-1
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Darlene Norby
Email: Darlene.Norby@viu.ca
Phone: Local 2594

Program Chair

Wendy Wagner
Email: wendy.wagner@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6249

Additional Comments

Human Anatomy and Physiology for Practical Nurses must be completed prior to attending any Practical Nursing diploma program courses, as per admission requirements.

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Practical Nursing


Program Code: PND-1
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Cowichan
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Next intake(s): January 2019

Admission Clerk

Naomi Knodel
Email: naomi.knodel@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 746-3513

Program Chair

Wendy Wagner
Email: wendy.wagner@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 740-6249

Area Secretary

Rossanne Sutherland
Email: Rossanne.Sutherland@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 740-6243

Additional Comments

The Practical Nursing Diploma program is offered every two years at the Cowichan campus. The next available intake will begin in January 2019; applications will be accepted beginning April 1, 2018. ... The program is offered every year at the Nanaimo campus. The next available intake in Nanaimo begins September 2018. ... Human Anatomy and Physiology for Practical Nurses must be completed prior to attending any Practical Nursing diploma program courses, as per admission requirements.

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Professional Baking and Pastry Arts


Program Code: PROBAKE
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: Yes
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): August 27, 2018

Admission Clerk

Melanie Cousins
Email: Melanie.Cousins@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2282

Program Chair

Martin Barnett
Email: Martin.Barnett@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6114

Next Information Session(s)

  • Thursday, March 01, 2018
  • Thursday, June 07, 2018

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Professional Cook Level 1


Program Code: CACP-PC1
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Cowichan
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Application Fee: $39.30
Next intake(s): March 6, 2018

Admission Clerk

Naomi Knodel
Email: naomi.knodel@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 746-3513

Area Secretary

Kim Lesiuk
Email: kim.lesiuk@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 746-3525

Additional Comments

Professional Cook Training Level 1 is taught at Providence Farm, Tuesday to Friday, 2:30 pm - 9:15 pm. Applicants without high school graduation must write a program assessment. Contact Student Affairs/Advising for more program information or to book an assessment, at 250-746-3509.

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Proficiency in Language and Culture Certificate


Program Code: PLCC
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): January 8, 2018

Admission Clerk

Alana Gaetz
Email: alana.gaetz@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245, local 2071

Program Chair

Hope Leith
Email: Hope.Leith@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245, Local 2154

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Recreation and Sport Management


Program Code: RMGT
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Jeff Christenson
Email: Jeff.Christenson@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2284

Program Chair

Amanda Johnson
Email: Amanda.Johnson@viu.ca
Phone: Local 6548

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Refrigeration Air-Conditioning Mechanic


Program Code: RACM
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Cowichan
Testing required: Yes
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): January 2018, September 2018

Admission Clerk

Shirley McGregor
Email: shirley.mcgregor@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 746-3512

Program Chair

Larry Nohr
Email: larry.nohr@viu.ca
Phone: 250-748-4529 local 3702

Next Information Session(s)

  • Thursday, October 05, 2017

DocumentDeadlines

Please contact Student Affairs/Advising at 250 746-3509 or email advising.cowichan@viu.ca for more program information including mandatory assessment testing.

Additional Comments

Information session is being held January 15, 2018 6:30 - 8:00 pm Building 180-134 Nanaimo Campus

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Resource Management Officer Technology


Program Code: RMOT
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 4, 2018

Admission Clerk

Melanie Cousins
Email: Melanie.Cousins@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2282

Program Chair

John Morgan
Email: john.morgan@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2542

DocumentDeadlines

In order to be considered for this program, all documentation must be handed in by March 31st of every year.

Additional Comments

There is an on-line information session available for anyone wanting to apply for the program for September 2018. The date and time is: Thurs, Feb 8, 4:30 Please register at https://connect.viu.ca/future-students/form/webinars to sign up. Once registered, you will be sent all the information you need to participate.

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Social Services Diploma


Program Code: SSER-DIP
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Carine Hutchinson
Email: carine.hutchinson@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2283

Program Chair

Louise Stern
Email: Louise.Stern@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6268

DocumentDeadlines

Friday, April 13, 2018

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Special Education Teacher Specialty Post Degree Diploma Program


Program Code: SETS
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Next intake(s): CLOSED-See Notes

Admission Clerk

Jennifer Calder
Email: jennifer.calder@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2585

Area Secretary

Donna Nelson
Email: donna.nelson@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 753-3245 local 2530

Additional Comments

The Special Education Teacher Specialty Post Degree Diploma Program (SETS) program has now become The Inclusive Education (Special Education) Graduate Diploma (IEGD)as of September 2017. Please see the IEGD website for more information. https://www2.viu.ca/pal/detail.asp?ID=258

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Teacher Leadership Graduate Diploma


Program Code: TLGD
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Next intake(s): n/a

Admission Clerk

Jennifer Calder
Email: jennifer.calder@viu.ca
Phone: 250.753.3245 local 2585

Program Chair

Harry Janzen
Email: harry.janzen@viu.ca
Phone: 250.740.6220

Additional Comments

Please refer to the Master of Education in Educational Leadership program.

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Theatre


Program Code: FADT
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Application Fee: $39.30
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Alana Gaetz
Email: alana.gaetz@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2071

Program Chair

Leon Potter
Email: leon.potter@viu.ca
Phone: 250.740.6192

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Tourism Studies Diploma


Program Code: TOUR
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Jeff Christenson
Email: Jeff.Christenson@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2284

Program Chair

Amanda Johnson
Email: Amanda.Johnson@viu.ca
Phone: Local 6548

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University Programs


Program Code: BA
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Powell River
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): January 2018

Admission Clerk

Margo Formby
Email: margo.formby@viu.ca
Phone: 604-485-8035

Additional Comments

To schedule an appoinment to meet or speak with a Program Advisor, please call 604-485-2878 or toll-free 1-877-888-8890.

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Visual Arts Diploma


Program Code: FADA
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Lorraine Coates
Email: Lorraine.Coates@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2531

Program Chair

Gregory Ball
Email: Gregory.Ball@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2275

DocumentDeadlines

Portfolio dates:(Saturday) March 24th, April 28th, or May 26th in Building 325, Room 213 at Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo Campus. Interview sign-up is at 9:30 am. Interviews commence at 10:00 am. NO APPOINTMENT REQUIRED. OR upload Portfolio electronically at http://viu.slideroom.com

Additional Comments

For information regarding the Portfolio requirement, please see the following link https://ah.viu.ca/art-and-design/ . Please be sure to apply before submitting your portfolio https://programs.viu.ca/apply

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Welder Fitter


Program Code: WELD-FIT
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): April 3, 2018

Admission Clerk

Darlene Norby
Email: darlene.norby@viu.ca
Phone: 250 753-3245 Local 2594

Program Chair

Michael Hallam
Email: michael.hallam@viu.ca
Phone: 250 748-4529 local 3703

Additional Comments

Students applying for this program must have completed Welding Foundations.

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Welder Foundation (Formerly Weld C)


Program Code: WELD14
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Powell River
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Margo Formby
Email: margo.formby@viu.ca
Phone: 604-485-8035

Additional Comments

No testing required if Grade 12 graduate

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Welding Foundation


Program Code: WELD14
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: Yes
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Darlene Norby
Email: darlene.norby@viu.ca
Phone: Local 2594

Program Chair

Michael Hallam
Email: michael.hallam@viu.ca
Phone: 250 748-4529 Local 3703

Next Information Session(s)

  • Monday, March 05, 2018

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Welding Foundation


Program Code: WELD14
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Cowichan
Testing required: Yes
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): January 2018 (7 months), September 2018 (10 months)

Admission Clerk

Shirley McGregor
Email: shirley.mcgregor@viu.ca
Phone: 250-746-3512

Program Chair

Michael Hallam
Email: michael.hallam@viu.ca
Phone: 250-748-4529 local 3703

Next Information Session(s)

  • Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Additional Comments

NEXT INFORMATION SESSION Nanaimo March 5, 2018 6:30 - 8:00 pm Building 180-134 Nanaimo Campus

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Wine Business Certificate


Program Code: WINE
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Lorraine Coates
Email: Lorraine.Coates@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2531

Program Chair

Peter Briscoe
Email: peter.briscoe@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6226

DocumentDeadlines

If you are currently in the Bachelor of Hospitality Program, please contact Lorraine Coates .

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