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Program List

Below is a list of all the available programs offered under “Dual Credit – Trades & Applied Skills”. Choose a program from the list below that you would like to pursue. Each program page will outline  eligibility, career benefits and the steps needed to get started.


Applied Business Technology

Applied Business Technology The program offers three specialties Accounting Assistant, Administrative Assistant, and Legal Administrative Assistant....

Automotive Collision Repair

Work on cars while earning high school credits. By the time you graduate from high school, you could be skilled in the automotive collision repair...

Automotive Service Technician Foundation Training

The Vancouver Island University Automotive Department provides both foundation and apprenticeship training. Foundation training is designed to prepare...

Baking and Pastry Arts

This is a 10-month certificate program designed to prepare students for a career in Baking using practical assignments in an industrial setting. In...

Carpentry

Carpentry Program The program base of topics cover the Level 1 carpentry apprenticeship technical training and its major focus is to better prepare ...

Culinary Arts

The Culinary Arts Certificate consists of the 28-week Professional Cook 1 (PC1) and the 14-week Professional Cook 2 (PC2).  The Certificate provide ...

Electrician

The Foundation Electrician program provides trades training that grants graduates a Vancouver Island University certificate as well as ITA Electrician...

Hairdressing

The VIU Hairdressing program provides students with high quality education in the art and science of Hairdressing at the foundation level. The Pivot...

Health Care Assistant

The program prepares students for employment in complex care facilities, extended care units, acute care, home support agencies and residential settings....

Heavy Equipment Operator Certificate

The CTC program sponsors students for the Road Builder Foundation (10 week) Program. It is encouraged that student will continue on with the HEO ...

Heavy Mechanical Trades Foundation

This program is suited to individuals with all levels of mechanical experience who meet the listed admission requirements. Upon successful completion...

Horticultural Technician Foundation

The curriculum used in this program meets the provincial standards set for all one-year horticulture foundation programs. Approximately 50% of...

Information Technology & Applied Systems

ITAS is offered as a one-year certificate, or two-year diploma program. The program consists of two 4-month terms per year, plus a 1-month practicum...

Motorcycle & Marine Technician

This certificate program is suited to individuals with all levels of mechanical experience and prepares students for careers as inboard/outboard marine...

Refrigeration Air-Conditioning Mechanic

Classroom instruction is combined with hands-on practical assignments and sophisticated computer-based instruction. On successful completion, students...

Welding

Classes are limited to 18 students. Graduates of the welding program have found employment in shipyards, fabrication shops, and construction industries....