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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
Application Fee: $40.10
Next intake(s): 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

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.

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Aboriginal Construction


Program Code: ABCO
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: Yes
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): Sept 2018 (currently accepting applications)

Admission Clerk

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

Program Chair

Cameron Frenette
Email: Cameron.frenette@viu.ca
Phone:

Area Secretary

Pam Botterill
Email: pam.botterill@viu.ca
Phone: (250)753-3245 x2679

DocumentDeadlines

This program is offered on a contract basis. Applicants should apply using a VIU paper application, (available here: https://www.viu.ca/sites/default/files/viu-application-for-admission.pdf ) and quote CPC code ABCO. Please be advised not all applicants that apply will be selected to attend the program.

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 Aboriginal. - 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. For more information, please contact Pam Botterill.

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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
Application Fee: $40.10
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: 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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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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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 2018

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: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Friday, March 30, 2018
Application Fee: $40.10
Next intake(s): September 2018, Nanaimo Campus

Admission Clerk

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

Program Chair

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

Area Secretary

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

Additional Comments

Late application may be accepted if seats available. Please contact Helene Viau at 250-753-3245, ext 2040 for more information. This program will be offered at the Cowichan Campus September 2019.

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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 4, 2019

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

Additional Comments

Administrative Assistant Specialty. Classes are scheduled Monday-Thursday. Practicum schedule may vary. Program is scheduled to end January 2020, 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 2 & 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: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Application Fee: $40.10
Next intake(s): September 2018,

Admission Clerk

Admissions & Registrations Assistants
Email: Registration@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6400

Program Chair

Keith Smith
Email: Keith.Smith@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 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: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Saturday, March 31, 2018
Application Fee: 40.10
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: Late applications are being accepted.
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

DocumentDeadlines

Friday, May 25, 2018

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B.A. - Criminology


Program Code: B-CRIM
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
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: $40.10
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Admissions & Registrations Assistants
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: Late applications are being accepted.
Application Fee: $40.10
Next intake(s): September 4, 2018

Admission Clerk

Admissions & Registrations Assistants
Email: registration@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6400

Program Chair

Consult Vancouver Island University Calendar
Email:
Phone:

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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
Next intake(s): 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. Physical Education


Program Code: TEMP-PHED
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

Darlene Norby
Email: darlene.norby@viu.ca
Phone: 250 753 3245 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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B.A. -Visual Arts (Major or Minor)


Program Code: TEMP-VISA
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: until Tuesday, July 31, 2018Late applications are being accepted.
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: $40.10
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Admissions/Registrations Assistants
Email: Registration@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6400

Program Chair

Consult Vancouver Island University Calendar
Email:
Phone:

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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

Mark Noyon
Email: Mark.Noyon@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 6371

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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

Mark Noyon
Email: Mark.Noyon@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 6371

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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: $40.10
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Admissions & Registrations Assistants
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
Application Fee: $40.10
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
Application Fee: $40.10
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 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

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

Applicants who apply after the Early Application Deadline (January 31st) will be required to submit official transcripts and an applicant profile

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: until Thursday, May 31, 2018Late applications are being accepted.
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

Applicants who apply after the Early Application Deadline (January 31st) will be required to submit official transcripts and an applicant profile. Accepting late applications until May 31st.

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: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Next intake(s): September 2018 Closed

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: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Next intake(s): September 2018 Closed

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: Late applications are being accepted.
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

Accepting late applications until July 31st.

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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: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Next intake(s): September 2018

Admission Clerk

Miranda MacCallum
Email: Miranda.Maccallum@viu.ca
Phone: Local 2584

Program Chair

Tamara Timbers
Email: Tamara.Timbers@viu.ca
Phone: Local 2674

DocumentDeadlines

Application and Portfolio deadline is March 31, 2018. The 300 word statement and Questionnaire can be emailed to registration@viu.ca. Portfolios should be uploaded to the Slideroom. Information on the slideroom and the questionnaire can be found at https://ah.viu.ca/art-and-design/interior-design/application-interview-process

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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 Friday, June 15, 2018
Application Fee: $40.10
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
Application Fee: $40.10
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: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Next intake(s): September 2018 NOW CLOSED

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

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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 Thursday, May 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 Thursday, May 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 2019

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

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): September 4, 2018, January 2019, September 2019, February 2020

Admission Clerk

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

Program Chair

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

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: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: until Wednesday, August 01, 2018
Application Fee: $40.10
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 July 31st for September 2018 semester.

Additional Comments

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

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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 Wednesday, August 01, 2018
Next intake(s): 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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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: 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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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

Next Information Session(s)

  • Wednesday, March 14, 2018

DocumentDeadlines

September 10, 2018

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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

Miranda MacCallum
Email: Miranda.MacCallum@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2584

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
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: Late applications are being accepted.
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

Accepting late applications until July 31st.

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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
Application Fee: $40.10
Next intake(s): August 27, 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, June 07, 2018

Additional Comments

Information session: registration not required, just show up. Professional Cook Level 2 only for 2018: 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
Application Fee: $40.10
Next intake(s): August 27,2018

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, June 07, 2018

Additional Comments

Information sessions: registration no longer required, just show up. Paper application required for entry to year 2 of the Culinary Management Diploma. Please contact Helene Viau at 250-753-3245, ext 2040 for more information.

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Dental Assistant


Program Code: DENA
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Application Fee: $40.10
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

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Dental Hygiene Diploma


Program Code: DENH
Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
Campus: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
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

Additional Comments

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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 Thursday, May 31, 2018
Application Fee: $40.10
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

DocumentDeadlines

Please hand all documents in by July 31st.

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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

Miranda MacCallum
Email: Miranda.Maccallum@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 2584

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

Miranda MacCallum
Email: Miranda.MacCallum@viu.ca
Phone: (250) 753-3245, Local 2584

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: $40.10
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: $40.10
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: Nanaimo
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Late applications are being accepted.
Application Fee: $40.10
Next intake(s): September 4, 2018

Admission Clerk

Admissions & Registrations Assistants
Email: registration@viu.ca
Phone: 250-740-6400

Program Chair

Consult Vancouver Island University Calendar
Email:
Phone:

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Exploratory University Studies


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

Admission Clerk

Admissions/Registration Centre
Email: Registration.Cowichan@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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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

Mark Noyon
Email: Mark.Noyon@viu.ca
Phone: 250-753-3245 Local 6371

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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
Next intake(s): September 2018 - 42 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
Application Fee: $40.10
Next intake(s): September 2018(full), November 2018

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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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 Thursday, May 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 June 7, 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: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 until Saturday, June 30, 2018
Application Fee: $104.00
Next intake(s): January 2019

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 July 15, 2018 for the Spring intake (January 2019).

Additional Comments

Applications for January 2019 are accepted anytime between February 26, 2018 to June 30, 2018. .. Applications received after this date 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
Application Fee: $40.10
Next intake(s): September 4, 2018, February 25, 2019, September 3, 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

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: Nanaimo
Testing required: Yes
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): September 4, 2018, February 2019, September 2019, February 2020

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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Health Care Assistant


Program Code: HCAS
Program Area: Trades & Applied Technology
Campus: Cowichan
Testing required: No
Applications accepted from: Ongoing
Next intake(s): September 4, 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: 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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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
Application Fee: $40.10
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

  • 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: Cowichan
    Testing required: No
    Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
    Next intake(s): September 2018 - Nanaimo

    Admission Clerk

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

    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

    The next intake will be held in Nanaimo. Applications can be dropped off at Cowichan Campus. https//www2.viu.ca/pal/detail.asp?ID=117

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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 Tuesday, May 15, 2018
    Application Fee: $40.10
    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

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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): 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:
    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 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 Thursday, May 31, 2018
    Application Fee: $40.10
    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

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    Leadership and 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 2019

    Admission Clerk

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

    Program Chair

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

    Additional Comments

    Accepting Applications for new program Leadership and Disability Studies, beginning Oct 1,2018 for Fall 2019 intake. Please email Alison Taplay, Alison.taplay@viu.ca for more information.

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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: $40.10 (one time fee)
    Next intake(s): Spring 2019- TBA

    Admission Clerk

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

    Program Chair

    TBD
    Email:
    Phone:

    DocumentDeadlines

    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.

    Additional Comments

    If a course is full, students can be put on a waitlist.

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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 Tuesday, May 15, 2018
    Application Fee: $156.05
    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: Sunday, April 01, 2018 until Saturday, June 30, 2018
    Application Fee: $156.05
    Next intake(s): January 2019

    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

    DocumentDeadlines

    Document deadline is March 2nd, 2018.

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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: Late applications are being accepted.
    Next intake(s): September 2018 MED Applications close June 30, 2018, August 2018 MED-D Applications close April 30, 3018, September 2018 MED-CT Applications close March 30, 2018

    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: 250-753-3245 local 2161

    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 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: Late applications are being accepted.
    Next intake(s): January 2019-Former SETS/IEGD Students With Laddering Requirements Fullfilled , July 2018-Part-Time Option - Applications are now CLOSED, September 2018 Full-Time Option - Application deadline May 31, 2018

    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/IEGD students who have completed laddering requirements-program starting in January 2019 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: until Sunday, September 30, 2018
    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: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 until Wednesday, May 30, 2018
    Application Fee: $40.10
    Next intake(s): November 2018

    Admission Clerk

    Alana Gaetz
    Email: alana.gaetz@viu.ca
    Phone: 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

    Documents must be submitted by June 21, 2018.

    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: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
    Next intake(s): TBD

    Admission Clerk

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

    Program Chair

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

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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

    Miranda MacCallum
    Email: miranda.maccallum@viu.ca
    Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2584

    Program Chair

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

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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: Monday, October 02, 2017 until Wednesday, August 15, 2018
    Application Fee: $104.00
    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 Monday, April 30, 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
    Application Fee: $40.10
    Next intake(s): September 4, 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

    Mark Noyon
    Email: Mark.Noyon@viu.ca
    Phone: 250-753-3245 local 6371

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    Practical Nursing


    Program Code: PND-1
    Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
    Campus: Cowichan
    Testing required: No
    Applications accepted from: Tuesday, April 03, 2018 until Sunday, September 30, 2018
    Application Fee: 40.10
    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

    This program is offered every two years at the Cowichan campus. ... 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: 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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    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

    Miranda MacCallum
    Email: miranda.maccallum@viu.ca
    Phone: 250-753-3245 local 2584

    Program Chair

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

    Next Information Session(s)

    • 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
    Next intake(s): August 28, 2018

    Admission Clerk

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

    Program Chair

    Debbie Shore
    Email: Debbie.Shore@viu.ca
    Phone: (250) 740-6137

    Area Secretary

    Kim Lesiuk
    Email: kim.lesiuk@viu.ca
    Phone: (250) 746-3503

    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
    Application Fee: $40.10
    Next intake(s): September 4, 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 Thursday, May 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): September 2018 (8 months), January 2019 (8 MONTHS)

    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

    DocumentDeadlines

    The RACM program is undergoing Curriculum changes and will no longer be offered in the 10 month format. Please contact Student Affairs/Advising at 250 746-3509 or email advising.cowichan@viu.ca for more program information including mandatory assessment testing.

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    Resource Management Officer Technology


    Program Code: RMOT
    Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
    Campus: Nanaimo
    Testing required: No
    Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
    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

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    Social Services Diploma


    Program Code: SSER-DIP
    Program Area: Academic / Career Technology
    Campus: Nanaimo
    Testing required: No
    Applications accepted from: Applications are not being accepted at this time.
    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

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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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    Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language Certificate


    Program Code: TESL, TESL-PT
    Program Area: Professional Development and Training
    Campus: Nanaimo
    Testing required: No
    Applications accepted from: Ongoing
    Next intake(s): June 25, 2018, September 6, 2018, January 10, 2019, June, 2019

    Admission Clerk

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

    Program Chair

    Suzy Nachtsheim
    Email: Suzy.Nachtsheim@viu.ca
    Phone: Local 6328

    DocumentDeadlines

    Deadline for submission of documents is June 11, 2018 for the full-time intake (TESL, June 25, 2018), August 23, 2018 for the part-time intake (TESL-PT, September 6, 2018) and December 21, 2018 for the part-time intake (TESL-PT, January 10, 2019)

    Additional Comments

    This program is designed for Canadians looking for a certificate to teach English as a Foreign Language abroad, international teachers requiring a formal certificate for Professional Development purposes, and Canadians requiring a certificate to teach ESL in Canada. There is a 5 week, full-time intake (TESL) in June, and two 13 week, part-time intakes (TESL-PT) starting in September and January. Admission to the program requires a completed undergraduate degree or permission of the Dean. For non-native speakers, IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 80 (or equivalent) is required.

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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 Wednesday, August 15, 2018
    Application Fee: $40.10
    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 Thursday, May 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: until Tuesday, July 31, 2018Late applications are being accepted.
    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 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

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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): September 2018 (10 months), January 2019 (7 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)

    • Monday, March 05, 2018

    DocumentDeadlines

    Assessment is required to complete your application

    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: Late applications are being accepted.
    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

    Accepting late applications until July 31st. If you are currently in the Bachelor of Hospitality Program, please contact Lorraine Coates .

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