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ABT 117 Word Processing Level II

This course is a continuation of ABT 116 and provides additional instruction in letter styles, tables, charts, and reports. It also covers advanced word processing features such as merge, macros, outlines, graphics, and styles. Details...

Location:
  • Distance Learning
ABT 148 Business English

This course focuses on correct English usage in a business environment and provides a comprehensive review of grammar, punctuation, and style as well as business spelling and vocabulary development. Details...

Location:
  • Distance Learning
ABT 173 Litigation Procedures II

Litigation Procedures II builds on skills and knowledge from Litigation Procedures I. The course deals with documents and procedures from the discovery process to preparation and attendance at trial and post trial procedures, including bills of costs and enforcement procedures. This is primarily a hands-on course in which students integrate keyboard, computer, transcription and document formatting skills with a knowledge of civil law. Details...

Location:
  • Distance Learning
ABT 183 Medical Terminology II

This course takes a systems approach to understanding and using medical terminology. CD-Video instruction and supporting printed materials provide the student with the opportunity to develop skills in the correct spelling and use of medical terms applicable to administrative and office environments. Details...

Location:
  • Distance Learning
ABT 184 Medical Transcription

Medical Transcription is an introductory course which will familiarize students with transcribing from oral dictation, medical documents with accurate content applying correct formats, grammar and punctuation. The main objective is to provide the students with knowledge of the content and formats of medical reports typically dictated in clinics and hospitals. Details...

Location:
  • Distance Learning
AED 017 Work Experience

This course provides students with the opportunity for specific skill development, career exploration/decision making and the opportunity to generalize class content to the workplace. Details...

Location:
  • Campbell River Campus
  • Comox Valley Campus
AED 020 Career Exploration and Assessment

Students will learn about various career options and identify their skills, strengths and work interests, as well as any limitation or barriers to employment. Students will also learn about current labour market trends and potential for employment in their local community. Details...

Location:
  • Comox Valley Campus
AED 025 Workplace Expectations

Students will learn about the meaning of work, identify reasons for work and learn and practice work place rights and responsibilities, as well as interactions and roles. Details...

Location:
  • Campbell River Campus
  • Comox Valley Campus
AED 026 Health Promotion

Students will learn and practice skills necessary for healthy living. They will establish goals for themselves and work on a health promotion plan. Details...

Location:
  • Comox Valley Campus
AED 027 Workplace Safety

Students will learn and practice skills necessary for safe involvement in the workplace. Details...

Location:
  • Campbell River Campus
  • Comox Valley Campus
AED 032 Math, Money & Managing It All

This course is designed to introduce students to money management strategies and skills. This will assist students in becoming more independent in their personal lives as well as provide them with skills that they can utilize in employment situations. Details...

Location:
  • Comox Valley Campus
AED 036 Intermediate Computer Skills

The Intermediate Computer Skills course will provide students with existing basic computer skills the opportunity to continue computer skill development in advanced computer use e.g. utilizing the internet, communicating with e-mail, etc. Students enrolled in this course should be prepared to work independently and cooperatively on team projects. Details...

Location:
  • Port Alberni Campus
AED 037 Exploring the World with Computers

The Exploring the World with Computers course will provide students who have existing basic computer skills the opportunity to practice and continue computer and literacy skill development while using the internet to research countries, cultures and geography of the world. Students should be prepared to work independently and cooperatively on projects and to make presentations to the class. Details...

Location:
  • Comox Valley Campus
AED 043 Customer Service

This course enhances students' knowledge of customer service skills. Students who take this course will be better prepared to work in the customer service industry. Details...

Location:
  • Campbell River Campus
AED 048 Literacy: Book Club

Students will participate in reading, listening, discussing and writing about a variety of literature which may include fiction and non-fiction novels and short stories, poetry, and plays. Details...

Location:
  • Comox Valley Campus
AED 065 Literacy Book Club 2

Students will participate in reading, listening, discussing and writing about a variety of literature which may include fiction and non-fiction novels and short stories, poetry and plays. Details...

Location:
  • Campbell River Campus
  • Comox Valley Campus
AED 066 Literacy Book Club 3

Students will participate in reading, listening, discussing and writing about a variety of literature which may include fiction and non-fiction novels and short stories, poetry and plays. Details...

Location:
  • Comox Valley Campus
BUS 500 Internship - Applied Business

This course consists of one semester full or part-time, paid or unpaid employment in a position related to business management studies. Students will have the opportunity to apply theories and methods learned in the classroom to the analysis of actual business problems encountered in the workplace. They will also learn new skills to enhance their future employment success and/or to prepare them for further academic study. Details...

Location:
  • Comox Valley Campus
CED 051 Career and Educational Planning

CED 051 provides confidential educational planning to students who have disabilities. Services may include assistance with the application process, guidance in accessing appropriate disability documentation, support with admission testing, individualized educational planning for courses/program. Registering in this course will allow for appropriate referrals to other disability support services both within the college and the community. Details...

Location:
  • Campbell River Campus
  • Comox Valley Campus
  • Port Alberni Campus
CED 061 Career and Educational Planning Support

This course provides support to students with disabilities in order to facilitate success in their chosen field of study. Students may have access to technical aids, financial support, transition services, agency liaison, tutorial and attendant care, taped materials, exam invigilation, and other specialized accommodations as required and when available funding allows. Details...

Location:
  • Campbell River Campus
  • Comox Valley Campus
  • Port Alberni Campus
ENG 013 Fundamental English Level I

This course teaches skills in pre-reading and reading, pre-writing and writing, spelling, listening and speaking. Students will have individualized instruction in a classroom setting. Students may be matched with a tutor, based on tutor availability and student interest. Details...

Location:
  • Bella Coola
  • Campbell River Campus
  • Comox Valley Campus
  • Port Alberni Campus
  • Port Hardy Campus
ENG 014 Fundamental English Level 2

This course teaches skills in reading, writing, spelling, listening and speaking. Students will have individualized instruction in a classroom setting. Students may be matched with a tutor, based on tutor availability and student interest. Details...

Location:
  • Bella Coola
  • Campbell River Campus
  • Comox Valley Campus
  • Port Alberni Campus
  • Port Hardy Campus
ENG 015 Fundamental English Level 3

This course teaches skills in reading, writing, spelling, listening and speaking. Students will have individualized instruction in a classroom setting. After completing English 015, students will enroll in Fundamental English 025. Students may be matched with a tutor, based on tutor availability and student interest. Details...

Location:
  • Bella Coola
  • Campbell River Campus
  • Comox Valley Campus
  • Port Alberni Campus
  • Port Hardy Campus
ENG 025 Fundamental English Level 4

This course teaches skills in reading, vocabulary, spelling, writing, studying, listening, and speaking. Students work within a group setting at the campuses. At the outlying centres, the centre instructor will set up a self-paced program of course work for students on an individual basis. Students can also work with a tutor if needed. Details...

Location:
  • Bella Coola
  • Campbell River Campus
  • Comox Valley Campus
  • Port Alberni Campus
  • Port Hardy Campus
ENG 026 Fundamental English Level 5

This course teaches skills in reading, vocabulary, spelling, writing, studying, listening, and speaking. Students work within a group setting at the campuses. At the outlying centres, the centre instructor will set up a self-paced program of course work for students on an individual basis. Students can also work with a tutor if needed. Details...

Location:
  • Bella Coola
  • Campbell River Campus
  • Comox Valley Campus
  • Port Alberni Campus
  • Port Hardy Campus
ENG 027 Fundamental English Level 6

This course teaches skills in reading, vocabulary, spelling, writing, studying, listening, and speaking. Students work within a group setting at the campuses. At the outlying centres, the centre instructor will set up a self-paced program of course work for students on an individual basis. After completing English 027, students will move to the intermediate English level. Students can also work with a tutor if needed. Details...

Location:
  • Bella Coola
  • Campbell River Campus
  • Comox Valley Campus
  • Port Alberni Campus
  • Port Hardy Campus
ENG 035 Intermediate English

This Intermediate English course is designed to help students learn the skills involved in the writing process, applied gramar, and reading comprehension, and apply these skills to everyday English. Students will gain initial competence in writing a variety of sentence types, paragraphs, and a very basic essay, as well as in reading proficiently at an intermediate level in an academic setting. Students will gain confidence, acquire knowledge, think critially, and upgrade their skills in the three content areas to increase their success in future college courses. Details...

Location:
  • Bella Coola
  • Campbell River Campus
  • Comox Valley Campus
  • Port Alberni Campus
  • Port Hardy Campus
  • Ucluelet Centre
ENG 052 Advanced English

Advanced English is designed to provide students with the skills needed for the reading, writing and critical thinking tasks that are required for college programs and employment. Students will develop their communicative abilities via assignments that promote academic and business reading, writing, and research skills. The course satisfies the requirements for English in the ABE Advanced Level Certificate program. Details...

Location:
  • Bella Coola
  • Campbell River Campus
  • Comox Valley Campus
  • Port Alberni Campus
  • Port Hardy Campus
ENG 096 First Peoples Literature And Composition

Through the study of oral and written texts by Indigenous authors, First Peoples Literature and Composition develops critical thinking skills, reading skills, speaking skills, and writing skills to prepare students for the demands of either the workplace, college programs, or university-level courses. Students will write several essays, deliver oral presentations, and complete a research essay or assignment at the conclusion of the course. Students will also explore elements of First People history and culture through the readings and assignments in the course. Credit will only be granted for either ENG 096 or ENG 098. Details...

Location:
  • Bella Coola
  • Port Hardy Campus
ENG 098 Essay Writing And Critical Reading

English 098 is designed to prepare students for the reading, writing, and critical thinking demands they will encounter in either the workplace, college programs or university-level courses. The course assists students to develop reading, research and reference skills and write effective sentences, paragraphs, and a variety of essays. A research essay or a research assignment will also be produced. They will also apply critical thinking skills to situations ranging from problem solving to media literacy. This course satisfies the requirements for English in the ABE Provincial Level Diploma Program. Credit will only be granted for either ENG 096 or ENG 098. Details...

Location:
  • Campbell River Campus
  • Comox Valley Campus
  • Port Alberni Campus
  • Port Hardy Campus
  • Ucluelet Centre
FNS 096 BC First Peoples Studies

FNS 096 is designed to help the student appreciate the unique situation of First Nations and Metis communities in British Columbia today. The course will provide a timely view of the history and present day context of BC's First People with specific focus on the Indigenous communities of Vancouver Island and the outlying coastal communities. Writing, reading and critical thinking skills at the advanced level of upgrading will be reinforced and practiced throughout the course. Details...

Location:
  • Port Hardy Campus
MAT 017 Fundamental Math Level 1

This is a self-paced course that teaches the number system, addition and, subtraction of whole numbers, estimations, time, and shapes. Details...

Location:
  • Bella Coola
  • Campbell River Campus
  • Comox Valley Campus
  • Distance Learning
  • Port Alberni Campus
  • Port Hardy Campus
  • Ucluelet Centre
MAT 018 Fundamental Math Level 2

This is a self-paced course that teaches the number system and how to add, subtract, and multiply. Students also learn how to make change, tell time, add and subtract units of time, and how to find the perimeter of square and rectangles. Details...

Location:
  • Bella Coola
  • Campbell River Campus
  • Comox Valley Campus
  • Distance Learning
  • Port Alberni Campus
  • Port Hardy Campus
  • Ucluelet Centre
MAT 019 Fundamental Math Level 3

This is a self-paced course that teaches students how to multiply and divide. Students also learn how to make change, and convert units of time by adding and subtracting. They are also introduced to the metric system and learn how to measure length, volume, and mass, as well as how to figure out the area of rectangles and squares. Details...

Location:
  • Bella Coola
  • Campbell River Campus
  • Comox Valley Campus
  • Distance Learning
  • Port Alberni Campus
  • Port Hardy Campus
  • Ucluelet Centre
MAT 027 Fundamental Math Level 4

This is a self-paced course that teaches how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals, as well as how to use decimals in real life. Students also learn the metric system. Details...

Location:
  • Bella Coola
  • Campbell River Campus
  • Comox Valley Campus
  • Distance Learning
  • Port Alberni Campus
  • Port Hardy Campus
  • Ucluelet Centre
MAT 028 Fundamental Math Level 5

This is a self-paced course that teaches students common fractions and decimals, equivalent fractions, and how to multiply, divide, add, and subtract fractions. Details...

Location:
  • Bella Coola
  • Campbell River Campus
  • Comox Valley Campus
  • Distance Learning
  • Port Alberni Campus
  • Port Hardy Campus
  • Ucluelet Centre
MAT 029 Fundamental Math Level 6

This is a self-paced course that teaches students the basics of ratios, rates & proportion, percents, and introductory statistics. Details...

Location:
  • Bella Coola
  • Campbell River Campus
  • Comox Valley Campus
  • Distance Learning
  • Port Alberni Campus
  • Port Hardy Campus
  • Ucluelet Centre
MAT 033 Intermediate Mathematics I

Intermediate Mathematics I is the first of a two course series. Completion of the two parts meets the requirements for the Intermediate Level ABE program. MAT 033 consists of six modules, which cover Arithmetic and Estimation, Signed (Rational) numbers, Ratio and Proportion, Percent, Measurement and Perimeter, Area and Volume within six modules. Details...

Location:
  • Bella Coola
  • Campbell River Campus
  • Comox Valley Campus
  • Distance Learning
  • Port Alberni Campus
  • Port Hardy Campus
  • Ucluelet Centre
MAT 034 Intermediate Mathematics II

Intermediate Mathematics II is the second of a two course series. Completion of the two parts meets the requirements for the Intermediate Level ABE program. MAT 034 consists of Polynomials, Factoring, Equations, Linear Equations and Graphing; Powers, Roots, and Scientific Notations; Trigonometery. Details...

Location:
  • Bella Coola
  • Campbell River Campus
  • Comox Valley Campus
  • Distance Learning
  • Port Alberni Campus
  • Port Hardy Campus
  • Ucluelet Centre
MAT 053 Advanced Mathematics

Effective September 2015. Advanced Mathematics is the equivalent of B.C. Ministry of Education Principles of Mathematics 11. The content of MAT 053 includes: real numbers, algebraic expressions, equations, polynomials, rational and radical expressions and relations, quadratic equations and trigonometry(functions and solving right and oblique triangles). Details...

Location:
  • Campbell River Campus
  • Comox Valley Campus
  • Port Alberni Campus
  • Port Hardy Campus
MAT 060 Provincial ABE Mathematics

The goals of the Provincial Algebra and Trigonometry are to prepare adult learners with the knowledge and skills in algebra and trigonometry necessary for entry to technical, vocational and career programs that require Math 12 equivalency as a prerequisite and for future study in higher-level math courses at college/university. Details...

Location:
  • Campbell River Campus
  • Comox Valley Campus
  • Port Alberni Campus
TGA 101 Interpretation Culture

The Interpretation course introduces the principles and skills for providing quality interpretation programs. Through a variety of in-class and in-the-field experiences, students develop their own style of interpretation along with a broad understanding of the rich natural and cultural heritage of coastal British Columbia. Details...

Location:
  • Comox Valley Campus
TGA 103 Sea Kayaking 1

This course introduces introductory skills and knowledge for sea kayak touring as a platform for further training and certification associated with becoming an instructor and/or guide in the sea kayaking industry. This prepares students with basic recreational paddling skills for organizing personal day trips and overnight outings and experiences in SKGABC Class 1 & 2 waters. Details...

Location:
  • Comox Valley Campus
THM 119 Tourism & Hospitality - Yr 1 Field Trip

This field trip is specifically designed to expose students to a wide variety of operational situations encountered in an urban four or five star rated accommodation property. Students are required to stay at the property, to experience its daily operation, and to dine in a four or five star rated restaurant. In addition, students visit and tour 3 to 6 relevant urban businesses and services within the eight sectors of the tourism and hospitality industry. They are required to contrast these urban businesses and services with comparable regional/ local services and with the relevant tourism and hospitality theory studied in the classroom. Details...

Location:
  • Comox Valley Campus
TMA 059 Food & Beverage Management

This certificate course was designed by the American Hotel and Motel Association. The course shows how a profitable food service operation is managed in order to satisfy customer needs and expectations. Details...

Location:
  • Distance Learning
TMA 066 Food & Beverage Cost Control

This certificate course was designed by the American Hotel and Motel Association. Participants in this course will learn effective control of food and beverage operations, including standards determination, the operating budget, income and cost control, control systems and computer applications to planning and control functions. Details...

Location:
  • Distance Learning
TMA 067 Managing Food & Beverage Service

This certificate course helps supervisors and managers plan for and manage the different types of food and beverage operations in a hotel or motel, including coffee shops, gourmet dining rooms, room service, banquets, lounges, entertainment/show rooms and more. Details...

Location:
  • Distance Learning
TMA 068 Supervisory Housekeeping

This certificate course was designed by the American Hotel and Motel Association. Key staff can learn how to manage the housekeeping department, including supervisory training, purchasing and cleaning procedures. Details...

Location:
  • Distance Learning
TMA 069 Bar & Beverage Management

Provides information on compliance with government regulations, establishing purchasing guidelines, practicing control systems and procedures, conducting in-house merchandising and supervising bar personnel. Details...

Location:
  • Distance Learning
TMA 100 Financial Accounting I

This certificate course was designed by the American Hotel and Motel Association. The main objective is to present financial accounting concepts and to explain how they apply to specific operations within the hospitality industry. Details...

Location:
  • Distance Learning
TMA 120 Introduction to Hospitality Management

This course takes a management perspective in explaining the organization and structure of hotels, restaurants, casinos, cruise lines and clubs. Students will gain insight into ownership models including franchising and management contracts as well as into current topics such as service management, business ethics, human resources and marketing. Details...

Location:
  • Distance Learning
TMA 125 Hotel/Motel Security Management

Course content includes setting up a security program, security equipment, guest and asset protection, emergency procedures, management responsibility and security procedures covering guest concerns. Details...

Location:
  • Distance Learning
TMA 130 Hospitality Industry Computer Systems

Course content includes software and hardware applications used in the various departments of a hospitality operation. Departments covered include food and beverage, front desk, reservations, accounting and others. Details...

Location:
  • Distance Learning
TMA 145 Managing Hospitality Human Resources

No matter what department supervisors work in, they must be prepared to manage the industry's most precious resources, people. This course covers recruiting, selecting, compensation administration, interviewing, labour relations and all other issues with respect to the management of people. Details...

Location:
  • Distance Learning
TMA 150 Hospitality Sales & Marketing

Course content includes how to identify and sell to the most appropriate markets, develop and implement effective marketing plans and how to plan, select, write, and produce profitable advertising and public relations projects. Details...

Location:
  • Distance Learning
TMA 160 Convention Management & Service

This course helps students understand the complex jobs of meeting planners and convention service managers, the details that make or break conventions and meetings, and techniques for reaching target markets and making the sale. Details...

Location:
  • Distance Learning
TMA 165 Facilities Management

This course provides the student with an understanding of basic electrical, plumbing, heating and air conditioning methods, also computing utility costs, efficiency evaluation, preventive maintenance, strategies for energy management, guest safety, employee awareness, and security measures. Details...

Location:
  • Distance Learning
TMA 170 Front Office Procedures

In this course you will learn all the steps to receiving reservations, registrations, front office responsibilities and the secrets to keeping the front office profitable while providing top-notch service. Details...

Location:
  • Distance Learning
TMA 175 Hospitality Supervision

The material in this course will help you hit the ground running. You will learn proven ways to get maximum results by directing and leading. You will learn how to juggle the expectations of management, guests, employees, and governmental agencies. You will also learn creative strategies for effectively managing change and resolving conflict. Details...

Location:
  • Distance Learning
TMA 215 Revenue Management

This course focuses on the critical role that revenue management plays in ensuring profitability in hotels and other hospitality operations. Students will learn the difference between strategic and tactical revenue management and why this distinction is critical to business success. The course covers tools and the broad range of information available to revenue managers as well as vital issues to consider when implementing revenue management tactics. Details...

Location:
  • Distance Learning
TMA 270 Quality Leadership and Management

In this course you will learn how to improve your leadership abilities and develop an understanding of high-performance teams and employee empowerment. Details...

Location:
  • Distance Learning
TMA 275 Basic Financial Accounting for the Hospitality Industry

In this course you will learn the fundamentals of financial accounting through real-life examples from hotels, restaurants, and clubs. Even those who aren't "numbers people" will understand how to apply accounting principles to hospitality-specific systems and how to produce an accurate picture of a property's revenue, expenses, and net income. Details...

Location:
  • Distance Learning
TMA 280 Managerial Accounting for the Hospitality Industry

In this course you will learn how to become smart decision makers by practicing with managerial accounting information. You will learn how to make effective business choices based on the numbers that affect daily operations. You will learn to develop on-target budgets and control cash flow, and reach profit goals with the help of financial reports and other tools. Details...

Location:
  • Distance Learning
TMA 285 Contemporary Club Management

In this course students will be introduced to the unique world of club management. Students will learn to work effectively with boards, committees, and members to identify, attract, and maintain a dedicated staff. Marketing and managing food and beverage operations as well as the recreation side of club operations are two primary operational areas. Details...

Location:
  • Distance Learning