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There are many new courses and programs in this year’s NIC’s Continuing Education Catalogue pdf icon, developed in response to your feedback as well as requests from industry and business to address regional employment needs. Whether you're interested in learning a new language or industry training, NIC has the personal and professional development courses for you!

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<a href="/about_us/pdf/publications/CE-Guide.pdf">2017/2018 Continuing Education Guidebook</a>

2017/2018 Continuing Education Guidebook

Your complete guide to professional and personal development at North Island College's Comox Valley and Campbell River campuses.

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Something for Everyone!

Tour North Island College's Continuing Education programs and courses with NIC's Continuing Education video. Whether you're interested in learning a new language or industry training, NIC has the personal and professional development courses for you!

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ElderCollege: Lifelong Learning

ElderCollege is designed for students over 55 who are looking for a unique community of adult learners. No exams, no grades. It's all about learning for fun! More

<a href="/program/metal_jewellery_design_certificate">Design Metal Jewellery</a>

Design Metal Jewellery

Study the fine art of metal jewellery design with North Island College. Whether you chose the part time Metal Jewellery Workshops, offered throughout the year, or the 32-week full-time Metal Jewellery Design certificate starting in September, you'll take advantage of NIC's professional instructors and well-equipped jewellery design studios in Campbell River. To find out more, email Julia Peters.

Supply Lists

Some courses require students to use specific supplies or materials during the course of the program. Please check the Supply Lists page to find your course and list.

Many More Courses Available

Don't see the course you're looking for? Let us know! Courses are added throughout the year based on student demand. Contact Julia Peters at with your course wish list.

Propose a Course

Are you interested in teaching a course through North Island College Continuing Education and Training? We are always looking for new courses and workshop topics, and we welcome your ideas! Read more about How to Propose a Course.

Ed2Go: 200 Courses
Available Online

North Island College is proud to partner with Ed2Go to offer a wide range of highly interactive general interest courses that are affordable, convenient, and fun. More

Customized Training
in Your Community

Whether you’re looking for workplace training or adding skills and resources to your community, NIC can help. We are the industry leader in bringing recognized education, safety, management, tourism, industrial, and marine certification to employers and communities.

Let us help you increase safety and productivity at your workplace by tailoring the course delivery and content to your needs. Find out more.

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