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Continuing Education

How to Register

Continuing Education offers a broad spectrum of courses ranging from personal development to career and industry training. We are committed to meet the lifelong learning needs of the communities we serve by constantly adapting to the changes by providing relevant, accessible and quality education. The following steps will get you started.

Choose Your Courses

There are two ways you can browse upcoming Continuing Education courses in your community:

  1. Visit Continuing Education, or pick up the Comox Valley/Campbell River Continuing Education Guide leave site or the Port Alberni Continuing Education Guidepdf file for a detailed list of courses and programs available to you this season.
  2. Use the Search for Courses tool online, which also displays detailed information such as instructor names, course dates, and room locations.

Register in Courses

There are two ways to register in courses:

  1. Using online registration
    • Using the online registration form, simply choose the following:
      Course Type = choose Continuing Education
      Location = choose your campus location
      Course Code = this information is a combination of letters and numbers published in our course listings (ex. PAEC 6206)
      then “submit”
    • Click the check box beside your desired courses, then “submit”
    • Carefully fill out all remaining sections of the online form.
  2. Using the printed registration form:

Registration Policies

Course cancellations
The College reserves the right to cancel courses. Every effort is made to notify students, please ensure that your contact information is current. Refunds for cancelled courses will be processed automatically.

Tuition fees are payable in full to North Island College at the time of registration. We accept cash, cheques Visa, MasterCard or Amex. No post-dated cheques. Tuition fees include GST where applicable. Tuition and other fees are subject to change without prior notification.

Inclement weather
The college reserves the right to close the campus due to inclement weather. Please listen to your local radio station for campus closure due to inclement weather. Cancelled classes will be re-scheduled. All students will be notified of the new course dates on the next working day.

Refund policy
The College will return tuition to students who apply for a refund after the time of registration and seven days before the start date of the course or program unless stated otherwise.


We’re looking forward to welcoming you to your course. For registration hours, directions, room codes, fax numbers etc., visit Campus Hours & Maps.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to drop in or call Continuing Education at your local campus/centre.