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get there. faster. 2001 Course Calendar July - December

• Business/Industry/Computer Training • Health and Community Care • Academic Upgrading/High School • English as a Second Language • Continuing Education


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About Bow Valley College Our Mission

Guiding Values

“Your choice for workforce preparation and workforce development.”

Learner centered

Bow Valley College is a fast, focused and flexible educational institution serving more than 12,600 learners annually in Calgary and at campuses throughout southern Alberta. We offer credit programs accommodating learners on a full- and part-time basis. Key programs include high impact job training in health, business, industry and computers, English as a Second Language and academic upgrading.

Our programs work For Students Employment rates for graduates exceed 99% for career program grads (98/99 stats) on average and more than 97% of our graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of their educational experience. For Businesses Bow Valley College offers workforce development training to businesses. Our unique process measures job-specific skill requirements and recommends the best training to fill in the gaps.

Bow Valley College Profile

We place the learner at the centre of our activities — providing quality and excellence in learning. We ensure that learning takes place in a flexible and supportive manner in order to prepare the learner for future career options.

Excellence We are a focused organization with a commitment to excellence in all we do. We encourage continuous improvement and innovation in all our practices.

Accountability We acknowledge and accept responsibility for the stewardship of our stakeholders’ dollars and trust. We will continuously improve our delivery of effective, efficient and accessible learning experiences.

Concern for people We foster each individual’s confidence, capability and self-reliance in a caring and supportive atmosphere. We ensure our programs and services are flexible, focused, and responsive to individual needs.

For the year 1999/2000 Bow Valley College had over 12,600 individual students registered.

Integrity

• In addition to our three Calgary campuses, Bow Valley College serves southern Alberta with campuses in Airdrie, Canmore, High River and Strathmore. • Bow Valley College partners with consortia to offer programs in Drumheller, Stettler, Claresholm, Cardston, Morley, Pincher Creek and Blairmore.

We know that our integrity forms the basis of mutual trust and confidence. We consistently act in ways that will earn the faith and trust of all our stakeholders.

In the past year, 318 learners at Bow Valley College benefited from over $110,000 in student awards. These awards helped learners enter programs, stay in school, achieve their academic and career goals, and be recognized for their academic achievements.

Respect for diversity We value and embrace diversity in our clients and our staff. Our environment nurtures respect for our individual differences and supports common interests.

Teamwork and trust We are individually and collectively value-added members of a larger learning community. We expect our people to fully utilize their talents and expertise and support them in doing so. Our organization’s success depends on the collective strengths of our members.

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How to Use This Calendar

• Business, Industry and Computer Training Programs • Health and Community Care Programs • Academic Upgrading/High School Programs • English as a Second Language (ESL) • Continuing Education

How to get more information • BY PHONE: Bow Valley College Registrar’s Office at (403) 297-4040. • BY FAX: Bow Valley College Registrar’s Office at (403) 297-4887. • BY E-MAIL: info@bowvalleyc.ab.ca • ON THE INTERNET: www.bowvalleyc.ab.ca • IN PERSON:

• General Information/College Services/ International Education Programs

332 - 6th Ave. S.E. Calgary, Alberta Canada T2G 4S6

Steps to follow 1. Use either the Table of Contents or the Index (p.65), to find the program or course you are interested in. 2. Locate the program or course description using the page number listed. 3. Note the fees and dates associated with that course or program. 4. Call the Bow Valley College Registrar’s Office at (403) 297-4040 to get more information about that program or course. 5. Register for the course by following one of the steps outlined on page 63. 6. Pass this calendar to a friend or please recycle it. ** All course information is also available at our Web site: www.bowvalleyc.ab.ca

Disclaimer When this calendar was published every effort was made to ensure the accuracy of all the information contained in the calendar. The College does reserve the right to deviate from what appears in the calendar without prior notice, in order to serve the best interests of the College or due to circumstances beyond the College’s reasonable control. The College expressly denies responsibility or liability to any person who may suffer loss or who may be otherwise adversely affected by such a change.

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The Bow Valley College 2001 Fall Academic Calendar is made up of six main sections. Each section is subdivided, with Full-Time/Career programs listed first, followed by Part-Time programs, and all of the other programs listed in the Continuing Education section:


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Table of Contents Business, Industry and Computer Training Full-Time / Career Certificates Aborist/Tree Care Specialist Certificate..4 Computer Technician Certificate .........5 Seismic Surveying Certificate ...............5 Electronic Manufacturing Assembler Certificate ......................6 Office Administration Certificate .........6 Production Worker Certificate .............7

Part-Time / Career Certificates Accounting Certificates Accounting Applications Certificate ....9 Advanced Accounting Applications Certificate...................9

Business Certificates Business Administration Certificate .....9 Word Processing Certificate ...............10 Desktop Publishing Certificate...........10

Computer Certificates CISCO Certified Networking Associate......................8 Business Computer Certificate ...........10 Web Site Development Certificate......10 Advanced Web Site Development Certificate................10

Interior Decorating Certificates Interior Decorating Certificate ...........11 Professional Interior Decorating Certificate ...................11 Professional Interior Decorating Course Final ..............11

Legal Certificates Legal Administration Assistant Certificate.......................11

Continuing Education Courses for Business, Industry and Computer Training

Academic Upgrading / High School

Listed on page 12 and can be found in the Continuing Education section of the calendar starting at page 39.

High School Courses

Health and Community Care Full-Time / Career Certificates Life Skills Coach.................................14 Dental Receptionist Certificate...........15 Hospital Admitting Clerk ...................15 Hospital Unit Clerk ............................16 Medical Office Assistant .....................16 Personal Care Attendant Certificate...17 Personal Care Attendant Upgrading to Practical Nurse .......17 Practical Nurse Certificate..................18 Practical Nurse Re-Entry Program ....18

Part-Time / Career Certificates

ArtStream............................................25 High School Credit Courses ...............24

Academic Upgrading – Aboriginal Programs Aboriginal Upgrading and Pre-Employment Program .....25 Aboriginal Adventure Tourism Training Program...........................25

High School Equivalency Evening High School Credit Courses...............................24 Homestudy Academic Program (HAP)..............................24 High School Equivalency – GED Preparation Courses Section I & II ..................26 High School Equivalency – GED Exams ..................................26 Work Experience (High School Credit).....................25 Skills for Working, Learning and Living (High School Credit)..........26

Child Care Certificates

Apprenticeship Courses

School Age Child Care Certificate......19 Introduction to School Age Child Care .....................................20 Working with 6 to 9 Year Olds...........20 Working with 9 to 12 Year Olds .......20 Working with Children Who Need Extra Support..............20 Leadership and Organizational Skills..20 School Age Child Care Practicum......20 Day Care Orientation - Level I ...........20

Apprenticeship Math and Science ......27 Apprenticeship Math and Science Challenge...................27 Apprenticeship Math and Science Homestudy ....................................27 Apprenticeship Reading .....................27

Food Service Certificates Food Service Worker Certificate - Level I .........................................19 Nutrition Manager Certificate - Level II ........................................19

Continuing Education Courses for Health and Community Care Listed on page 21 and can be found in the Continuing Education Section of the calendar starting at page 39.

Basic Education Courses Basic Education ..................................28 Part-Time Basic Education .................28

Tutored Literacy Programs LifeLine to Literacy (Basic) ................28 Deaf and Hard of Hearing Literacy ....28 Speech Assisted Reading and Writing (SARAW) and Speech Assisted Math (SAM) ........29 ESL Volunteer Tutor Program ............34

Tutoring Program A Step Ahead Tutoring Centre ...........26

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Table of Contents Continuing Education

First Aid / CPR

Accounting Full Time ESL Full-Time ESL Program (LINC).........32 Work Experience for Immigrants Program .....................33 International ESL Program.................33

Part-Time ESL General ESL ........................................34 Intermediate to Advanced ESL...........34 Conversation ......................................34 Grammar.............................................35 Pronunciation .....................................35 Reading and Writing...........................36

Tutored, Small Group ESL Programs Advanced Tutorials .............................36 Speaking Successfully.........................36 Effective Writing.................................36 Practical Conversations ......................37 Building Vocabulary ...........................37 55+ ESL Program................................37 ESL at the Library...............................37

Test of English as a Foreign Language Courses (TOEFL) Test of Written English Preparation ...38 Test of English as a Foreign Language Preparation I & II .........38

Teaching English as a Second Language Programs Teaching English Abroad Certificate ..37 Teaching English Abroad Transfer Credit Course ..................38 English as a Second Language Volunteer Tutor Program...............34

QuickBooks ........................................40 Simply Accounting – Introduction.....40 Simply Accounting – Advanced .........40 Accounting Level 1.............................40 Accounting Level 2.............................40 Accounting Level 3.............................40 Accounting Level 4.............................40

Building Management Modern Caretaking Certificate ...........41 Certificate in Resident Management ...................41

Computers Introduction to Computers ................41 “Freedom 50” with Computers ..........41 Introduction to Keyboarding..............41 Keyboarding - Advanced ....................42 Microsoft Access.................................42 Microsoft Access – Advanced .............42 Microsoft Excel – Introduction ..........42 Microsoft Excel – Advanced...............42 Microsoft PowerPoint.........................42 Microsoft Publisher ............................43 Microsoft Word – Introduction ......... 43 Microsoft Word – Intermediate ..........43 Microsoft Word – Advanced...............43 Adobe Illustrator ................................44 Adobe PageMaker...............................44 Layout and Design Fundamentals ................................44 Adobe Photoshop ...............................44 Advanced Graphics & Image Editing 44 Introduction to Scanning and Digital Photography ...............44 CorelDRAW ........................................45 Corel PhotoPaint ................................45 Introduction to the Internet ...............45 Macromedia Flash ..............................45 Macromedia Dreamweaver .................45 Introduction to Programming ............45 Web Site Development using HTML..45 Web Site Development using Microsoft FrontPage – In Class.....45 Web Site Development using Microsoft FrontPage – On-line......46 Microsoft FrontPage – Advanced .......46 Advanced HTML ................................46 Creating Web Graphics ......................46 Promoting Your Web Site ...................46 Introduction to E-Commerce .............47 Macromedia Dreamweaver .................47 Introduction to Programming ............47 Supervisory Skills ...............................47 Office Supervisory Skills – On-line ....47 Organizational Behavior .....................48

CPR Basic Rescuer..............................48 CPR Basic Rescuer Refresher..............48 Emergency First Aid (With CPR Level A) ......................48 Emergency Medical Responder ..........48 Standard First Aid (With CPR Level C) ......................49 Standard First Aid Refresher ..............49 Pediatric First Aid (with Infant/Child CPR) ...............49 Medic First Aid Instructor (EMP)......49

Investigations and Security Private Investigations .........................49 Business Security and Investigations ................................50

Interior Decorating Accessories..........................................50 Apartment Tours.................................50 Background Coverings .......................50 Basics of Design ..................................50 Colour Boards.....................................50 Decorating Apartments and Condos ..50 Decorating the Nursery ......................50 Decorating Styles ................................51 Decorating for the Christmas Season .51 Faux Painting .....................................51 Fibres to Fabrics .................................51 Furniture Selection.............................51 The Home Office ................................51 The Influence of Colour in Decorating.................................51 Lighting Effects and Techniques ........52 The Operation of Design ....................52 Space Planning ...................................52 Window Treatment .............................52 Professional Interior Decorating Course Final ...............52

Law Civil Litigation....................................52 Introduction to the Legal System .......52 Corporate/Commercial Law ...............53 Family Law .........................................53 Real Estate Law...................................53 Legal Word Processing and Document Preparation ...........53 Legal Business Communication .........53 Wills and Estates ................................53

Marketing Introduction to Marketing..................53

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Table of Contents Medical Courses Health Care Workshops Basic Back Care...................................53 Charting/Documentation....................53 Chest Tubes .......................................54 Community/Home Care Program .....54 Dealing with Challenging Behaviours .....................................54 Gastric Tubes ......................................54 Lift and Transfer for Institutional Settings .....................54 Lift and Transfer/Personal Care Combination .........................54 Patient Care Plans ..............................54 Staples, Sutures and Drains ................54 Working Wisely – Workplace Ergonomics .................54 Applied Pharmacology with Medication Therapy ......................54 Medical Terminology ..........................54 Medical Transcription.........................54 Palliative Care.....................................55 Processing Medical Orders (On-Line) ......................................55

Patient Care Adult Physical Assessment .................55 Basic Foot Care...................................55 Infusion Therapy ................................55 Intramuscular Injections ....................55 Medication Delivery ...........................55 Subcutaneous Injections and Narcotics.................................56 Tracheostomy Care .............................56 Urinary Catheterization......................56

Fee Information

Locations

SmartCard...........................................58 Issue of Documents ............................58 Re-Issue of Documents.......................58 Student Association Fees....................58 Application Fees .................................58 Outstanding Fees................................58 Receipts and Income Tax Deduction..59 Tuition Refund Procedures .................59 Financial Assistance ...........................59

Calgary Campuses ..............................64 Southern Alberta Locations................64 Airdrie............................................64 Blairmore .......................................64 Cardston ........................................64 Canmore ........................................64 Claresholm ....................................64 Drumheller ....................................64 Eden Valley....................................64 High River .....................................64 Lethbridge .....................................64 Medicine Hat .................................64 Morley-Nakoda Education ............64 Pincher Creek................................64 Red Deer ........................................64 Strathmore .....................................64

Student Services Learner Resource Services ..................59 Assistive Technology Lab ...................59 Bow Valley College Student Association.......................60 Counselling Services...........................60 Day Care Centre .................................60 Food Services......................................60 Health Services ...................................60 Prior Learning Assessment Testing Service...............................60 International Education......................61

Financial Assistance Loans and Grants Financial Assistance ...........................62 Tuition Fees ........................................62

When to Apply for Funding Part-Time Students .............................62 Full-Time Students .............................62

General Information

Funding Agencies

Registrar’s Office Hours ......................58 Parking ...............................................58 Supplies and Textbooks......................58 Waiting Lists.......................................58 Transfer Procedure..............................58 Program/Course Cancellations...........58

Alberta Student Finance .....................62 Student Finance Board Loan ..............62 Scholarships and Awards....................63

Course Index .................................................65-66

Application for Admission .......................................................67

Admission Procedures Tuition Refunds ..................................68 Outstanding Accounts........................68 Withdrawal from Classes and Programs.................................68 Financial Aid ......................................68 Counselling Services...........................68 Daycare Centre ...................................68

Maps .............................Inside Back Cover

How to Register Who Can Register?.............................63 Register by Phone, Fax or in Person..63 When to Register................................63 Admissions Procedure ........................63

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How to Register You can register for courses if you are 18 years of age or older, or able to demonstrate to the Registrar the maturity to benefit from a selected program of study. You do not need a high school diploma to take courses at Bow Valley College. However, you must have the required prerequisites for the programs or courses selected.

Financial Assistance Part-time

Register at the Bow Valley College Registrar’s Office, 2nd Floor, 332 - 6 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB, telephone (403) 297-4040, or complete the application form on page 67 and mail or fax it to (403) 297-4887.

The Student Finance Board has a bursary program for part-time studies. Students can apply for financial assistance on a bursary application up to $300 per semester. Students may be eligible for bursaries up to $600 per semester for some courses, if they can demonstrate financial need. Contact the Registrar’s Office at (403) 297-4040 for more information. Tuition must be paid in advance. Information and application forms for Student Finance Board bursaries are available at the Bow Valley College Registrar’s Office, as well as the Admissions and Counselling Departments.

When to register

Full-time

Register early! Registrations are accepted in the order received. Some classes specify a registration date.

Students may be eligible for a Skills Development Grant for full-time study in academic upgrading and English as a Second Language programs.

Tuition fees

Students in Full-Time/Career programs may apply for a student loan through the Student Finance Board. Students eligible for Employment Insurance may qualify for special funding.

Register by phone, mail by fax, or in person

Tuition fees must be paid in full when registering. Some payment options are available for some programs. Please inquire at the Registrar’s Office by calling (403) 297-4040. Specific tuition fees are listed under each course description. Tuition fees can be paid by cash, money order, purchase order, certified cheque, Interac Direct Payment, Visa or MasterCard. Personal cheques are accepted only at rural sites. In keeping with the Department of Learning guidelines, registrants with student or visitor visas will be charged a minimum of double the domestic tuition listed. Please see programs or course descriptions for international fees on page 61. Tuition fees are subject to change without notice.

Bow Valley College career advisors can advise students on their funding eligibility. Other funding resources may be available through Human Resources Development Canada. Human Resources Development Canada 855 - 8th Ave S.W. Calgary, Alberta (403) 297-6344 www.alberta-learning.ab.ca/learning/financial

Admissions Procedure The procedure for gaining admission to the College varies depending upon the program of choice or recommendation. We may ask you to complete an assessment of your skills, provide transcripts, attend an interview and/or complete all required documentation before reaching an admission decision. Each full-time application must be accompanied by a $35 application fee. Successful applicants will be contacted by a letter or telephone call. Should you have any questions about our admission procedures and policy, please call us at (403) 297-4040. Every program has a limited number of spaces available. Admission to a program is determined by the rule of FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED so don’t delay in submitting your application. Selection to the program you have applied for is based on a FIRST-QUALIFIED, FIRSTACCEPTED basis upon meeting all entrance requirements for that program. Please complete the requirements as soon as possible. Once accepted, students will be registered and a seat confirmed using a rule of FIRST PAID, FIRST REGISTERED. For some personal interest programs, there are no entrance requirements.

Security clearances Applicants for Personal Care Attendant, Hospital Unit Clerk, Hospital Admitting Clerk, Medical Office Assistant, and the Practical Nurse programs are advised that they will be required to provide a security clearance (no criminal record) at a cost of $25 for the work experience component of their program. Applicants are responsible for applying for and obtaining their own security clearance. A criminal record will affect work experience placement, professional licensure and/or employment prospects. Should you require further information about our admission policy, please call the Registrar’s Office at (403) 297-4040.

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President’s Welcome Welcome to Bow Valley College Bow Valley College prides itself on being a fast, focused, and flexible college that responds to the needs of its learners to help them get the skills and education that they need to realize their goals. More then 12,600 learners come to Bow Valley College every year, either at our main campus in the heart of Calgary or at one of our 17 campuses located through out Southern Alberta. Bow Valley College has been a key provider of education and skills training in Southern Alberta for more then 36 years. We have developed a reputation locally, provincially, nationally and internationally for providing timely and relevant education to students so that they are prepared to meet the challenges of further education, or careers. Partnerships and collaboration are some of the keys to the success of Bow Valley College programs. Without the support of industry and business to help us design our programs we would not be able to design out programs to accurately reflect the needs and skills required by employers today. The college has had tremendous success in the areas of career training with 99% of career program graduates being employed in their field within six months of graduation. Overall, 97% of our learners are satisfied with the education that they received here at Bow Valley College, which makes us really proud of the quality of instruction, programming, and commitment to helping our learners get there. faster. Helping our learners get there. faster. is what Bow Valley College is all about. Our commitment to learners is evident through our level of service, to them. From our registrars, to counselors, to instructors and administration, we are all here for one overall purpose, to ensure that our learners get the skills they need. Bow Valley College has evolved in the last 36 years to offer courses that apply to any kind of learner. We offer programs for people who need to update or upgrade their skills or previous education, career programs for people who want to make a change in their lives, and professional and personal development courses for those who simply wish to continue with their desire to be life long learners.

Sharon Carry President & CEO, Bow Valley College

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Full-Time Career Certificates The Business and Industry Training Department specializes in career programs less than one year in length. The department is committed to helping businesses, the service industry, and the individual, gain skills that will be immediately useful in life and work in Calgary and Alberta. Programs are designed to address a variety of diverse needs and interests through flexible scheduling and customized content using a variety of instructional delivery modes. Programs are developed with input from industry-specific advisory committees. The use of advisory committees in curriculum development and program evaluation helps graduates to be successful at finding employment by ensuring their training is relevant.

Ground Worker (Level I) This level includes 10 weeks of training and addresses basic pruning from the ground (small trees, shrubs and hedges). Topics include: • Physical fitness/climbing • Safety • WHMIS • Tree structure and identification • Tree physiology and anatomy • Tree/soil relations I • Tree biology

• Tree/water relations • Introductory pruning • First Aid & CPR • Tree insects and tree diseases • Chippers & stump grinders • Work experience (1 week)

Tree Worker (Level II)

Advisory committees All programs seek input and feedback from the learners and industries they serve through external advisory committees made up of community, business, labour and industry representatives. The Business and Industry Training Department’s Advisory Committees examine present market trends affecting the future, identifies training needs and implications, and assists in program planning.

Arborist/Tree Specialist Certificate (Level 1, 2 and 3)

This level includes 11 weeks of training and addresses climbing and aerial pruning (large trees and takedowns). Topics include: • Physical fitness/climbing • Tree species ID • Tree form and structure • Plant health care • Pathology and entomology • Infectious diseases • Pesticide application I

• Computer applications • Ropes, rigging and knots • Equipment - use and maintenance • Tree/soil relations II • Tree selection • Aerial bucket work • Work experience (2 weeks)

Tree Specialist (Level III)

Prepare for your career as an Arborist. This program equips you with the skills, qualifications and experience necessary for a career in the arboriculture industry. You will get classroom instruction combined with practical, hands-on work experience in the industry. The program covers a variety of topic areas including proper pruning techniques, climbing, pruning and felling large trees, tree surgery and repair, pesticide application, snow equipment operations and basic computer skills. Includes Electrical Safety, Chainsaw Maintenance, WHMIS, First Aid and CPR Certificates. Career options for graduates include park management and maintenance, tree inventory and valuator specialist, hazard tree evaluator, ground and aerial pruning, and landscape design and maintenance. Prerequisites: Science 10 or Biology 10, and English 10 or 13 OR a GED (General Education Diploma) with a minimum of 50 in science or a Bow Valley College assessment.

Program details

This level includes 11 weeks of training and addresses tree surgery (restructuring, bracing, bolting and repair). Topics include: • • • • • • • •

Advanced climbing Aerial rescue Tree form and structure Cabling and bolting Tree moving and transplanting Business studies Hazardous tree evaluation Customer service

• Cost estimation • Bucket truck pruning • Pesticide application II • National code of ethics • Estimates • Bookkeeping • Problem solving • Work experience (2 weeks)

Dates:

Full Program — Sept 17, 2001 - May 10, 2002 Level 1 — Sept 17, 2001 - Nov 23, 2001 Level 2 — Nov 26, 2001 - Feb 22, 2002 Level 3 — Feb 25, 2002 - May 10, 2002

Fees:

$1915 Tuition Fee $400 Books and Supplies (approximate) $48 Student Association Fee

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Full-Time Career Certificates Surveying

Computer Technician Certificate

Seismic Surveying Certificate

Travel inside the computer and prepare to do diagnostics, first level repairs, set-ups and troubleshooting for IBM compatible, stand-alone or networked systems. Get hands-on training in the classroom, plus five weeks of valuable work experience with a Calgary company.

Get ready for employment opportunities in the surveying field. The program curriculum is approved and endorsed by the Canadian Association of Geophysical Contractors (CAGC).

You will graduate with a certificate from Bow Valley College and will be prepared to write the A+ certification exams through the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). Graduates can work as computer service technicians, bench technicians, information service and support personnel, computer sales or fax technicians. The certificate was developed with input from Calgary technology companies including IBM Canada Ltd., EDS Innovations Inc., Power Industry and RGO Office Products. A partial list of courses includes: • • • • • • •

Computer Hardware Essentials Troubleshooting and Maintaining Computers Windows-Based Operating Environments Local Area Networks LINUX Customer Support Operating Systems - DOS

• • • •

Unit 1 - Mathematics for Surveying Unit 2 - Maps Unit 3 - Introduction To Field Work Unit 4 - Safety Certification Program (Alberta Society Of Surveying & Mapping Technologies) • Unit 5 - Solar Observation • Unit 6 - Traverses Prerequisites: Pure or Applied Math 10 or equivalent. Hours:

77

Tuition: $650 Date:

October 13 - November 11, 2001 Saturdays and Sundays

Time:

8:30am - 4:30pm

Admission Requirements: • High school graduates with a minimum of Math 33 and English 33, or equivalent or a High School Equivalency Diploma (GED) or a Bow Valley College assessment. • Applicants must be bondable. • Many employers require a high school diploma Dates:

September 4, 2001 - April 26, 2002 February 11, 2002 - October 4, 2002

Fees:

$5700 Tuition Fee $750 Books and Supplies (approximate) $48 Student Association Fee $35 Application Fee

Students must buy their own computer (cost of approximately $1500), or upgrade their existing computer to minimum standards as required by Bow Valley College. At the conclusion of the program students who successfully complete all course requirements will receive coupons to cover the cost of the A+ certification exams.

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Full-Time Career Certificates Electronic Manufacturing Assembler Certificate

Office Administration

Get ready for your new career in the Calgary high-tech manufacturing industry. You’ll learn technical skills such as soldering, surface mount and through-hole assembly, and employability skills such as communications, teamwork, and workplace literacy. Then, you can put these skills to work with two weeks of work experience. Graduates work as electronic assemblers, surface mount assemblers, and similar types of positions.

Programs offered

Developed with the help of Calgary companies that manufacture global positioning systems, communications devices and circuit boards, our program makes sure you are trained to the standards today’s employers need.

The program is 36 consecutive weeks in length and includes a 4-week practicum in a business office.

Admission Requirements:

The Office Administration Program provides students with the education and skills that are necessary for today’s professional office. Course content is updated on an ongoing basis and is validated by an External Advisory Committee made up of members of Calgary’s business community.

• Effective English literacy skills and a minimum of Grade 10 or equivalent, or Bow Valley College assessment (some employers require a high school diploma). • Applicants will complete hand coordination skill and colour blindness assessments to determine acceptable levels. Dates:

September 4 - October 26, 2001 October 29 - December 21, 2001

Fees:

$800 Tuition Fee $250 Materials and Supplies $35 Application Fee $12 Student Association Fee

• Office Administration Certificate • Office Administration Certificate (With accounting specialty) • Office Administration Certificate (With legal specialty)

Length of the program

Program description

Admission dates August 27, 2001, end date May 24, 2002. October 22, 2001, end date July 19, 2002. February 25, 2002, end date October 11, 2002.

Admission requirements 1. 50% or better in English 20 or 33 and 50% or better in Pure Math or Applied Math 10 or GED equivalency (high school diploma strongly recommended). 2. Students who do not meet the admission requirements can arrange to write the Bow Valley College Assessment.

Admission fees Course Name Office Administration Certificate Office Administration Certificate (with accounting speciality) Office Administration Certificate (with legal speciality)

Tuition

Textbook Cost

$2525

$750

$3025

$950

$3025

$825

Student Association Fee $54 Smart Card $10

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Full-Time Career Certificates Production Worker Manufacturing Certificate

• Keyboarding • Introduction to Windows • Computer Applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook) • Internet • Document Processing • Business Communications • Spelling and Vocabulary • Manual and Electronic Filing • Administrative Procedures • Human Relations • Job Search • 4-Week Practicum • Oil and Gas (20-hour course) is also available for an additional cost.

Prepare to join Calgary’s growing manufacturing industry with our new Production Worker Certificate program.

Specialization courses • Accounting • Legal

Part-time studies Students interested in Office Administration courses on a part-time or continuing education basis should contact Jodi Walsh at (403) 297-4825.

Transferability SAIT, Red Deer College and Grande Prairie Regional College recognize and will award credit for Office Administration courses taken at Bow Valley College. Transferability is based upon course content equivalency.

We created the program to match the needs of employers - so you can be sure you get the skills they’re looking for. This seven-week program will give you the training you need. During five weeks of classroom instruction, you’ll learn employability skills - how to look for and keep a job, teamwork, communications and computer skills. You will also learn practical skills including workplace reading, writing and math. Use your new skills to gain experience during a twoweek work experience opportunity. You’ll get exposure to a variety of industry sectors including construction, oil and gas service, fabricated metal products, primary metals (steel pipes and tubes), furniture and fixture companies and food processing. Earn certificates in WHMIS - Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems, First Aid and CPR. Graduates receive an ADULT SKILLS ALBERTA certificate, recognized by the manufacturing industry throughout Alberta. Admission Requirements: • Applicants will be assessed for reading, writing and basic math skills. • Be physically fit. • Meet work experience requirements. • Attend placement interview. • A medical may be required. Dates:

July 2 - August 17, 2001

Fees:

$1400 Tuition Fee $300 Text Book $35 Application Fee

For current course information or to register call (403) 297-4040.

Employment opportunities Employment opportunities have never been better. Ninety-five percent (95%) of our graduates are successfully employed in various sectors such as the petroleum industry, government, legal, small business, accounting and medical.

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Part-Time Career Certificates Expand your skills or get started on a new career path with programs designed to fit your schedule. Our Part-Time Career Certificates include courses offered during evenings and weekends for your convenience. Details of all required courses can be found in our Continuing Education section.

Required courses:

CISCO Certified Networking Associate (CCNA)

This is the first of four courses designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience in current and emerging networking technology. Instruction includes safety, networking, network terminology and protocols, network standards, LANs, WANs, OSI models, cabling, cabling tools, routers, router programming, star topology and IP addressing. Particular emphasis is given to the use of decision-making and problem-solving techniques in applying science, mathematics, communication and social studies concepts to solve networking problems. In addition, instruction and training are provided in the proper care, maintenance and use of networking software, tools and equipment and all local and federal safety, building and environmental codes and regulations.

Through the CISCO Networking Academy program, Bow Valley College is offering a four-semester program leading to the CISCO Networking Associate (CCNA) certificate. The CISCO Networking Academy program is a complete, foursemester program, preparing learners to design, build and maintain small- to medium-sized networks. The CCNA certificate positions learners for immediate openings in the IT market. The CISCO Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) program and curriculum is CICSO systems created and certified. The program also involves lots of hands on training. Prerequisites: A strong interest and aptitude for computer applications and networks. Each semester must be completed before moving on to the next semester. All students planning to enroll in the CISCO program, should have access to a multimedia capable PC. The PC must support:

• • • •

CISCO Networking - Semester 1 CISCO Networking - Semester 2 CISCO Networking - Semester 3 CISCO Networking - Semester 4

CISCO Networking Semester 2 Prerequisite: CISCO Networking - Semester 1.

MTWT F S Date: Sept 11 - Oct 27 Time: Tues/Thurs 6:00 - 9:00pm; Sat 10:00am - 3:00pm

This is the second of four courses designed to provide students with classroom and lab experience in current and emerging technology. Instruction includes safety, networking, network terminology and protocols, network standards, LANs, WANs, OSI models, Ethernet, Token Ring, Fiber Distributed Data Interface, TCP/IP Addressing Protocol, dynamic routing, routing and the network administrator’s role and function. This semester continues to focus on the use of decision-making and problem-solving techniques, while covering router elements, connection and connectionless network service, flow control, TCP/IP transport layer protocols, management of configuration files, ICMP, control of router passwords, identification and banner, CISCO ISO software commands, configuration, router log-in (user and privileged), command history and editing, load CISCO ISO from flash memory, a TFTP server or ROM, backup and upgrade of CISCO software image, routing type encounters, configure and verify IP addresses, RIP routing, IGRP routing, access lists and monitor and verify selected access list operations on the router.

No class on October 6.

Hours: 70

CISCO Networking Semester 1

Hours: 70

Tuition Fee: $1000

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Tuition Fee: $1000

MTWT F S Date: Nov 6 - Dec 20 Time: Tues/Thurs 6:00 - 9:00pm; Sat 10:00am - 3:00pm

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• Windows or Mac Operating System • Netscape Navigator • JavaScript • In addition the system must be enabled with QuickTime and Shockwave.

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Part-Time Career Certificates CISCO Networking Semester 3 Prerequisite: CISCO Networking - Semester 2.

Hours: 70

Tuition Fee: $1000

Date: Offered in 2002

CISCO Networking Semester 4

Business Certificates

Accounting Applications Certificate

Business Administration Certificate

Train to handle the accounting requirements of a business or office environment. Learn the basics of applied accounting through a variety of general accounting and accounting software courses. Also enhance your employability by learning the necessary skills in various software applications programs.

This part-time program gives you a practical, flexible introduction to business administration at a supervisory or managerial level. Designed for people already working in a business administration environment, the certificate program will give you the opportunity to add to your skillset and advance your career.

Required courses: • • • • • • •

Accounting - Level 1 Accounting - Level 2 Introduction to Keyboarding Introduction to Computers Microsoft Word - Introduction Microsoft Excel - Introduction Simply Accounting Introduction or QuickBooks

Prerequisite: CISCO Networking - Semester 3.

Advanced Accounting Applications Certificate

This is the last of four courses designed to prepare the student for the Certified CISCO Network Associate (CCNA) designation. The fourth semester instruction introduces and extends the students’ knowledge and practical experience with Wide Area Networks (WANs), Integrated Services Data Networks (ISDN) and Point-to-Point Protocols (PPP) and Frame Relay design, configuration and maintenance. Students develop practical experience in skills related to configuring WANs, ISDN, PPP and Frame Relay protocols and network troubleshooting. Once the student has completed training, the examination is booked through Sylvan Prometric Testing. The exam cost is not included in this program.

Make yourself even more marketable in the accounting field. After completing all required courses for the Accounting Applications Certificate, you can complete the following courses to receive an Advanced Accounting Applications Certificate.

Hours: 70

Prerequisite: Completion of Accounting Applications Certificate. Required courses: • Accounting - Level 3 • Accounting - Level 4 • Simply Accounting - Advanced (must have the Simply Accounting - Introduction)

Several courses may also qualify as elective courses for the Canadian Capital Payroll Association’s Payroll Management Certificate. Course List Required Courses: • • • • • •

Introduction to Computers Accounting - Level 1* Supervisory Skills* Organizational Behaviour* Introduction to Marketing* Introduction to the Internet

Complete any additional two courses. • Accounting - Level 2 • Simply Accounting Introduction • Introduction to Programming • Choose only one from Web Site Development Using HTML/or Introduction to E-Commerce • Choose only one from Microsoft Publisher, CorelDraw, or Adobe PageMaker * These courses may qualify towards the Payroll Management Certificate.

Tuition Fee: $1000

Date: Offered in 2002

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This is the third of four courses designed to introduce new content and extend previously learned networking skills. Instruction introduces and extends the students’ knowledge and practical experience with switches, LANs and Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs) design, configuration and maintenance. Students develop practical experience in skills related to configuring LANs, WANs, Novell networks, Internetwork Packet Exchange (IPX) routing and Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (IGRP) protocols and network troubleshooting.

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Part-Time Career Certificates Word Processing Certificate The Word Processing Certificate will provide you with the necessary computer skills required for today’s office environment. The certificate incorporates today’s most widely used software applications and will enhance your skills to prepare you to start your career in an office setting. Required Courses: • • • • • • •

Introduction to Keyboarding Introduction to Computers Microsoft Word - Introduction Microsoft Word - Intermediate Microsoft Word - Advanced Microsoft Excel - Introduction Introduction to the Internet

Desktop Publishing Certificate (PC Platform) Desktop publishers design and produce everything from newsletters to books and magazines for their clients and employers. This certificate provides training in today’s most popular desktop publishing software. You’ll learn the ins and outs of document design and layout, creating and editing graphics, scanning and preparing projects for print, or for the Web. Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers, Microsoft Word Intermediate or equivalent experience. Required Course: • Layout and Design Fundamentals (20 hours) Choose any combination of an additional 120 hours • Introduction to the Internet (5 hours) • Scanning and Digital Photography (5 hours)

• • • • • • • • • •

CorelDRAW (20 hours) Corel PhotoPaint (20 hours) Microsoft Publisher (20 hours) Creating Web Graphics (20 hours) Microsoft Word - Advanced (20 hours) Adobe Photoshop (30 hours) Advanced Graphics and Image Editing (30 hours) Adobe Illustrator (30 hours) Adobe PageMaker (30 hours) Macromedia Flash (30 hours)

Computer Certificates Business Computer Certificate Become an expert in business computer applications. This advanced-level certificate is an addon to our Word Processing Certificate and will give you advanced training in the most commonly used spreadsheet, database, desktop publishing software, and Web design software. Prerequisite: Completion of the Word Processing Certificate. Complete any additional four courses: • Microsoft Excel - Advanced • Microsoft Access • Microsoft PowerPoint • Introduction to Programming • Choose only one from Microsoft Publisher, CorelDraw, Adobe Photoshop, or Adobe Illustrator • Choose only one from Web Site Development Using HTML, or Web Site Development Using Microsoft FrontPage

Web Site Development Certificate Web sites are the wave of the future, and qualified developers are in high demand by employers. You’ll learn to design Web pages and Web sites with style, accuracy, and presence. Earn a certificate by completing the following five courses. Prerequisite: Introduction to the Internet, Microsoft Word Intermediate, or equivalent experience. • Web Site Development Using HTML • Web Site Development Using Microsoft FrontPage • Creating Web Graphics • Promoting Your Web Site • Introduction to E-Commerce

Advanced - Web Site Development Certificate This certificate builds on the Web site development skills developed in the Web Site Development Certificate. You will learn advanced HTML techniques, how to use more powerful Web development and graphics design tools and how to gain work experience as a Web designer. Prerequisite: Completion of the Web Site Development Certificate: Complete any additional four courses: • Advanced HTML • Macromedia DreamWeaver • Macromedia Flash • Microsoft FrontPage - Advanced (offered on-line) • Work Experience Component - coming 2002

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Part-Time Career Certificates Interior Decorating Certificates

Planning to redecorate your home? Learn the tricks of the trade and find out how to decorate with style and confidence. In a combination of core, optional and elective courses, you’ll uncover all the expert skills you need to create exciting new looks. It is strongly recommended that all four core courses be complete prior to moving into the optional core courses and elective courses. Required Courses: Four core courses (80 hours) and 60 hours of optional and elective courses. Interior Decorating Course List Core Courses: • Basics of Design • The Influence of Colour in Decorating • Lighting Effects and Techniques • Decorating Styles Optional Core Courses: • Decorating with Feng Shui • Decorating Apartments and Condos • Background Coverings • Furniture Selection • Space Planning • Fibres to Fabrics • Operation of Design Elective Courses: • Colour Boards • Window Treatments • Feng Shui Tours • Accessories for Impact • The Feng Shui Home with Intention • Decorating Snoops • Apartment Tours • Decorating the Nursery • Decorating for the Seasons • Faux Painting - Level 1 • Faux Painting - Level 2

Professional Interior Decorating Course Final

Get the skills you need for an exciting career in interior decorating. This certificate program prepares you with the theory and practice to expand your current decorating knowledge and get a job in the interior decorating industry.

Prepare to manage projects and “pitch” presentations with this final course in the Professional Interior Decorating Certificate. The class includes time for you to demonstrate all the skills you’ve learned by preparing a final interior decorating project. You’ll get the opportunity to present your project before an expert panel for final evaluation. Students in the Professional Interior Decorating Certificate must take this course to receive certification. This course can only be taken after you complete all specified core, optional and elective courses. (Course is only offered in the spring.)

Required Courses: Four optional core courses (80 hours), a minimum of four optional courses (80 hours) and 40 hours of elective courses and the Professional Interior Decorating Certificate Final (20 hours). Interior Decorating Course List Core Courses: • Basics of Design • The Influence of Colour in Decorating • Lighting Effects and Techniques • Decorating Styles Optional Core Courses: • Decorating with Feng Shui • Decorating Apartments and Condos • Background Coverings • Furniture Selection • Space Planning • Fibres to Fabrics • Operation of Design Elective Courses: • Colour Boards • Window Treatments • Feng Shui Tours • Accessories for Impact • The Feng Shui Home with Intention • Decorating Snoops • Apartment Tours • Decorating the Nursery • Decorating for the Seasons • Faux Painting

Hours:

20

Date:

Offered spring 2002

Fee:

$225 Tuition

Legal Certificates Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate Get the skills you need to succeed in today’s legal office environment. You’ll learn essential office administration skills, plus you’ll receive an introduction to the legal system. Our instructor brings extensive legal industry experience to the program. Courses: • • • • • • • • •

Microsoft Word - Introduction Introduction to the Legal System Legal Business Communication Civil Litigation Family Law Wills and Estates Corporate/Commercial Law Real Estate Law Legal Word Processing and Document Preparation

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Interior Decorating Certificate

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Part-Time Career Certificates Index

Interior Decorating

Building Management

Advanced Graphics & Image Editing .....................44 Introduction to Scanning and Digital Photography ................44 CorelDRAW..................................45 Corel PhotoPaint .........................45 Introduction to the Internet.........45 Macromedia Flash ........................45 Web Site Development Using HTML............................45 Web Site Development Using Microsoft FrontPage – In Class....................................45 Web Site Development Using Microsoft FrontPage – On-Line ...................................46 Microsoft FrontPage – Advanced – On-Line ...............46 Advanced HTML ..........................46 Creating Web Graphics ...............46 Promoting Your Web Site.............46 Introduction to E-Commerce – Doing Business on the Internet .............................47 Macromedia Dreamweaver...........47 Introduction to Programming......47

Modern Caretaking Certificate ....41 Certificate in Resident Management .............41

General Professional Development

Civil Litigation .............................52 Introduction to the Legal System ............................52 Corporate/Commercial Law.........53 Family Law...................................53 Real Estate Law ............................53 Legal Word Processing and Document Preparation ............53 Legal Business Communication...53 Wills and Estates..........................53

Upgrade your skills or add new ones with our wide variety of professional development courses. Many of our courses were created for individuals working in a particular field, but you can also use our courses to explore a new career path. Learn more about your career, enhance your skills, and encourage promotions.

Accounting QuickBooks..................................40 Simply Accounting – Introduction ............................40 Simply Accounting – Advanced...40 Accounting - Level 1....................40 Accounting - Level 2....................40 Accounting - Level 3....................40 Accounting - Level 4....................40

Computers Introduction to Computers..........41 “Freedom 50” with Computers....41 Introduction to Keyboarding .......41 Keyboarding – Advanced .............42 Microsoft Access ..........................42 Microsoft Access – Advanced ......42 Microsoft Excel – Introduction....42 Microsoft Excel – Advanced ........42 Microsoft PowerPoint ..................42 Microsoft Publisher......................43 Microsoft Word – Introduction....43 Microsoft Word – Intermediate....43 Microsoft Word – Advanced ........43 Adobe Illustrator ..........................44 Adobe PageMaker ........................44 Layout and Design Fundamentals ..........................44 Adobe Photoshop.........................44

Office Supervisory Skills On-Line Learning ....................47 Organizational Behaviour.............48

First Aid/CPR CPR Basic Rescuer .......................48 CPR Basic Rescuer Refresher .......48 Emergency First Aid (with CPR Level A)........................................48 Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)......................................48 Standard First Aid (with CPR Level C) .................49 Standard First Aid Refresher........49 Pediatric First Aid (with Infant/Child CPR) .........49 Medic First Aid Instructor (EMP)..49

Accessories ...................................50 Apartment Tours ..........................50 Background Coverings .................50 Basics of Design ...........................50 Colour Boards ..............................50 Decorating Apartments and Condos .............................50 Decorating the Nursery................50 Decorating Styles..........................51 Decorating for the Christmas Season ....................51 Faux Painting...............................51 Fibres to Fabrics...........................51 Furniture Selection ......................51 The Home Office..........................51 The Influence of Colour in Decorating ...........................52 Lighting Effects and Techniques ..52 The Operation of Design..............52 Space Planning .............................52 Window Treatment ......................52 Professional Interior Decorating Final ......................52

Law

Marketing Introduction to Marketing ...........53

Investigations and Security Private Investigations...................49 Business Security and Investigations ...................50

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Full-Time Career Certificates Careers in the health industry

Life Skills Coach Certificate

Bow Valley College offers a variety of career entry programs in the health and community service industries on a full- or part-time basis. Over 90% of our graduates obtain employment in their chosen training area. Because many of the courses stem from a common core program, students can easily expand their skills in a number of directions. This approach offers career mobility which greatly increases the employability of graduates.

Life Skills Coach Training is an experiential program based on the Saskatchewan NewStart model of adult education. The goal of the program is to train leaders/instructors to deliver Life Skills programming to youth and adult learners; to provide direction and instruction for coaches to become leaders/facilitators of experiential learning groups; to prepare trainees to deal effectively with student issues; and to guide students through the stages of self discovery, behaviour identification, acquisition and transferability of skills. The Life Skills Coach Training program has been designed for mature adults who have experience in community and human services fields and are committed to working in that environment.

Customized programming The Health and Community Care Department responds quickly to community and industry needs by customizing and delivering specialized programs as requested. We have delivered customized programming for private and public sector organizations including Educational Consortia, Regional Health Authorities, Alberta Health, Family and Social Services, and individual health care organizations.

Advisory committees All programs seek input and feedback from the learners and industries they serve through external advisory committees made up of community, business, labour and industry representatives. The Health and Community Care Advisory Committee examines the present market and trends affecting the future, identifies training needs and implications, and assists in program planning.

Credit transfer We are in the process of establishing transfer of credit with other post-secondary colleges throughout Alberta for a number of our Health and Community Care programs.

There are five required courses and one elective course in this comprehensive program. Required Courses: • • • • •

Foundations and Coaching Theory Plans for Experiential Presentation Peer Coaching and Peer Evaluation Program Management Professional Development, Ethics and Conduct

Elective Course: • Internship for Group Facilitation Certification Admission Requirements: • Three to five years experience in human or community service fields, post-secondary education, Grade 12 or equivalents. • Evidence of application of successful Life Skills to one’s own life. Dates:

Prior learning assessments If you are interested in a Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) contact the Health and Community Care Department (403) 297-4843. All requests must be submitted in writing and must be completed two weeks prior to the program start date. PLA procedures will result in additional fees. Full program tuition fees will remain for programs.

July 3 - December 20, 2001 Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. Plus one weekend per month (Saturday & Sunday) 9:00 am - 6:00 pm. There are seven working weekends in the six-month schedule.

Program Length: The Life Skills Coach Training program is a loan approved full-time program of study and is offered on an evening and weekend schedule to accommodate working professionals. The core program is 360 hours of classroom instruction with 140 hours of out-of-class readings and assignments. In addition, successful graduates of the program will be recommended for a 100-hour Internship for Group Facilitation Certification. Fees:

$3000 Tuition $150 Books, Supplies and Materials

For more information, please contact Beverley Walters, Program Manager, Life Skills Coach Training program at (403) 297-4957 or by email at: bwalters@bowvalleyc.ab.ca

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Full-Time Career Certificates Dental Receptionist Certificate

Hospital Admitting Clerk

Our 16-week Dental Receptionist program will prepare you to manage the office workflow in a dental practice. You’ll get instructor-supervised, practical experience in all areas of dental reception, including dental science, dental charting, office management, dental billing, financial management and computer skills. A supervisor employed in a dental office will oversee the work experience component of the program.

As a Hospital Admitting Clerk you are part of the health care team that has the first contact with patients and families. This program provides an opportunity for graduates from the Hospital Unit Clerk, Medical Office Assistant, or Dental Receptionist programs to complete an “add-on” program that will prepare you for an admitting clerk position in a hospital setting.

Over 90% of our Dental Receptionist graduates find employment in the field. Admission Requirements:

Dates:

August 27 - December 14, 2001 March 4 - June 21, 2002

Fees:

$2472 Tuition Fee $180 Learning Materials $50 Lab Jacket $35 Application Fee $24 Student Association Fee $35 Lab Fee (non-refundable, non-transferable) $40 Print Card

Successful completion of a comprehensive written examination is required prior to work experience. Prerequisites: • Minimum 18 years of age. • Completion of a clerk program (as stated above) within two years (transcript required) or individual equivalencies will be considered. • Medical terminology. • Typing speed of at least 40 wpm. • Good general health, as evidenced by a medical. • A security clearance (no criminal record), valid within 90 days of program start date, is required before entering the work experience component. • Current First Aid with CPR Level C - Basic Rescuer. Dates:

TBA

For more information about classes call 297-4843 . Fees:

$1045 Tuition $50 Learning Materials and Supplies (approximate) $35 Application Fee $9 Student Association Fee $20 Print Card

Workplace Learning Division Employers, profit from an investment in learning. Over the past thirty years, Bow Valley College has evolved into an entrepreneurial institution preparing adults for the workforce. We provide corporate testing, assessment and skill training services. Our unique process measures job specific skill requirements and recommends the best training to fill the gaps. Specific services include: • Occupational Training • Computer Skills Testing and Training • Corporate Computer Lab • Employability Skills Training • English in the Workplace • Customized Curricula Development • Workplace Health and Safety Training Call us at (403) 297-2628 or (403) 297-4953 pmartin@bowvalleyc.ab.ca www.bowvalleyc.ab.ca

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• A minimum of at least three Grade 11 subjects including English 20 or 23, or a High School Equivalency Diploma (GED). • Typing speed of at least 20 wpm. • Completion of a Bow Valley College assessment and a pre-admission self-declared medical.

Admitting clerk skills, medical terminology, communication skills, time, stress and conflict management, safety and wellness in the workplace, and computer skills will be evaluated.


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Full-Time Career Certificates Hospital Unit Clerk Certificate

Medical Office Assistant Certificate

Hospital unit clerks play a vital role on hospital nursing units by managing the information flow. Our program prepares you for this position with classroom instruction, field trips and work experience in a hospital. You’ll learn about basic human needs, hospital organization, medical terminology, processing medical orders, communication skills, telephone and reception activities, and basic computer skills.

Learn to manage office administration and provide selected patient care (checking blood pressure, temperature and heart rates) in a medical office setting. Our program includes competency-based modules and instructor supervised hands-on experience to train you in medical terminology, wellness, office organization, practice management and communication skills. Graduates are employed in medical offices and clinics, chiropractic clinics, optometry clinics, hospitals, insurance companies and private businesses.

Over 95% of our Hospital Unit Clerk graduates find employment in health care.

Over 95% of our Medical Office Assistant graduates find employment in health care.

Admission Requirements: • A minimum of 50% in at least three Grade 11 subjects including English 20 or 23, or a High School Equivalency Diploma (GED). • Typing speed of at least 20 wpm. • Completion of a Bow Valley College assessment and a pre-admission self-declared medical. • A security clearance (no criminal record) is required for the work experience component of the program. The security clearance must be current within 90 days of the program start date. A criminal record will affect work experience placement and employment prospects. Dates:

June 18 - October 5, 2001 August 27 - December 14, 2001 March 4 - June 21, 2002

Fees:

$2472 Tuition Fee $240 Learning Materials and Supplies $35 Application Fee $24 Student Association Fee $35 Lab Fee (non-refundable, non-transferable) $25 Security Clearance $40 Print Card

Admission Requirements: • A minimum of 50% in at least three Grade 11 subjects including English 20 or 23, or a High School Equivalency Diploma (GED). • Typing speed of at least 20 wpm. • Completed Bow Valley College assessment and a preadmission self-declared medical. • Security clearance (no criminal record) is required for the work experience component of the program. The security clearance must be current within 90 days of the program start date. A criminal record will affect work experience placement and employment prospects. A supervisor employed in a medical office will oversee the work experience component. Dates:

August 13 - December 14, 2001 February 19 - June 21, 2002

Fees:

$2659 Tuition Fee $250 Learning Materials $50 Lab Jacket $35 Application Fee $27 Student Association Fee $40 Lab Fee (non-refundable, non-transferable) $25 Security Clearance $40 Print Card

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Full-Time Career Certificates Personal Care Attendant Certificate Learn the essential skills required by a personal care attendant as identified by employers in the health care field. Topics include personal care, transferring patients, communication and basic needs. Clinical experience in long-term care and community/home-care settings is included in the program. You will also receive CPR and First Aid training. 100% of our graduates find work in the health care field. Admission Requirements:

Fees:

$1095 Tuition Fee $250 Learning Materials $200 Uniforms/Shoes (approximate) $24 Student Association Fee $60 Lab Fees $25 Security Clearance $50 Print Card $35 Application Fee

Dates:

August 27 - December 14, 2001 October 22, 2001 - February 22, 2002 March 4 - June 21, 2002

Note:

Reduced tuition fee may apply to the above dates. Call (403) 297-4040 for details.

The delivery format includes home study, workshops, peer study groups, and work experience in a variety of health care settings. You will also receive learning support from a College instructor and an assigned mentor at your place of work. Release time from your job is required only for attendance at workshops and for selected work experiences. Admission Requirements: • A minimum of Grade 12 including at least 50% in English 30 or English 33 at 60%, Pure Math 10, Applied Math 10, 20 or equivalents and a 20 or 30Level Science (Biology, Chemistry or Physics). • ESL applicants must be fluent in the English language and have a TOEFL score of at least 560 (written) or 220 (computer-based). TSE of at least 200 may be required. • Completion of a Bow Valley College assessment is required. • Verification of current employment and recommendation from employer must be provided. • A current CPR - Basic Rescuer Certificate. • Security clearance (no criminal record) is also required prior to the work experience component of the program. The clearance must be within 90 days of the program start date. Fees:

$3542 Tuition Fee plus learning materials and supplies (may be paid on a payment plan) $95 Lab Fee (non-refundable, non-transferable) $800 Textbooks (approximate) $35 Application Fee

Note:

The Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE), administered by College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta, is an additional $430 (subject to change).

Date:

February 26, 2001

Personal Care Attendant Upgrading to Practical Nurse If you are currently an employed Personal Care Attendant (PCA), this part-time program can help you upgrade your knowledge and skills to the Practical Nurse level. Designed for PCAs who are currently working, the program lets you fit your learning to your work schedule. You get credit for your prior learning as a PCA and you can even complete some of your work experience in your current place of employment.

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• At least a Grade 10 reading and writing level. • Bow Valley College assessment and a High School or General Equivalency Diploma (GED). • A pre-admission medical is also required. • Security clearance (no criminal record) is required for the work experience component of the program. The security clearance must be current within 90 days of the program start date. A criminal record will affect work experience placement and employment prospects, and program completion/graduation.

Divided into four semesters, the program extends over a two-year period. Courses include Anatomy and Physiology, Adult Physical Assessment, Microbiology, Pathophysiology and related Nursing Care, Growth and Development, Nutrition, Interpersonal Communications, Professional Growth, Maternity/Pediatrics, Mental Health, Community Care, Medication Administration and Nursing Science.


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Full-Time Career Certificates Practical Nurse Certificate

Practical Nurse Re-entry Program

Are you interested in a career that offers high employment opportunities and the satisfaction of helping others? Practical nurses help clients with daily living activities, perform assessments, prescribe medical treatment and create safe, comfortable environments for their patients. Our Practical Nurse program trains you to provide high quality nursing care in hospitals, continuing and community care facilities, and other health-related institutions.

A program that provides you with opportunities to update your knowledge and skills to meet the current practice standards and licensure requirements for practical nurses in Alberta.

100% of our last graduating class found employment in the health care field. As a student, you’ll receive hands-on training in the classroom and skills laboratory, plus 19 weeks of work experience in a variety of health care settings. Courses include Anatomy and Physiology, Adult Physical Assessment, Microbiology, Pathophysiology and related Nursing Care, Growth and Development, Nutrition, Interpersonal Communications, Professional Growth, Maternity/Pediatrics, Mental Health, Community Care, Medication Administration and Nursing Science. Admission Requirements: • Grade 12 including at least 50% in English 30 or English 33 at 60%, Pure Math 10 or Applied Math 10, 20 or equivalent and a 20 or 30 Level Science at 50% (Biology, Chemistry or Physics). • A pre-admission medical and a Bow Valley College assessment are required. • A security clearance (no criminal record) is required for the work experience component of the program. The clearance must be current within 90 days of the program start date. A criminal record will affect work experience placement, professional licensure and employment prospects. • ESL applicants must be fluent in the English language and have a TOEFL score of at least 560 (written) or 220 (computer-based). TSE of at least 200 may be required. Dates:

October 1, 2001 - October 11, 2002 January 7, 2002 - February 1, 2003 April 15, 2002 - May 9, 2003 September 2, 2002 - September 19, 2003

Fees:

$3250 Tuition Fee plus learning materials and supplies $210 Lab Fee (non-refundable, non-transferable) $78 Student Association Fee $800 Textbooks (approximate) $25 Security Clearance $35 Application Fee

Note:

The Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE), administered by College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta, is an additional $430 (subject to change).

Participate in home study, workshops, and preceptored long-term care, acute care, and community care practicums. Options exist for individual programming through challenge procedures and/or choice of intake dates. You must apply to the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA). Please call CLPNA at 1-800-661-5877 or (403) 484-8886 for more information. Admission Requirements: • • • • • •

Graduate of a recognized Practical Nurse Program. Referral from CLPNA. Bow Valley College assessment. Prior Learning Assessment (PLAR) testing. Current CPR - Basic Rescuer certificate. Applicants must also provide proof of a medical showing good general health. • A security clearance (no criminal record) is required for the work experience component of the program. The clearance must be current within 90 days of the program start date. A criminal record will affect work experience placement, professional licensure and employment prospects. A handout from the Registrar’s Office outlines the steps involved in obtaining a security clearance. It is the student’s responsibility to obtain and provide proof of a current security clearance. Dates:

September 24, 2001 November 26, 2001

Fees:

$375 Prior Learning Assessment $907 Four mandatory workshops and a comprehensive practicum (individual workshops schedule based on prior learning assessments could total $1130) $70 (approx.) for study guides for prior learning assessments $800 Books and Modules

Note:

If you are required to write the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE), administered by the College of Licensed Practical nurses, there will be a $430 fee that is subject to change.

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Part-Time Career Certificates Expand your skills or get started on a new career path with programs designed to fit your schedule. Our part-time career certificates include courses offered during evenings and weekends for your convenience. Details of all required courses can be found in our Continuing Education section starting on page 39.

Child Care Certificate

Do you love children? Why not make a career of it? Get the skills you need to work with 6- to 12year old children in child care centres, recreation and community centres, leadership and service organizations, and youth and church groups. To receive certification, you must complete the five core courses and a practicum. We recommend taking Introduction to School Age Child Care before the other courses. Admission Requirements: • Grade 12 or High School Equivalency Diploma (GED) and demonstrated ability to speak and write English at an appropriate level. • Bow Valley College assessment. Required courses: • Introduction to School Age Child Care [p.20] • Working With 6 to 9 Year Olds [p.20] • Working With 9 to 12 Year Olds [p.20] • Working with Children Who Need Extra Support [p.20] • Leadership and Organizational Skills [p.20] • School Age Child Care Practicum [p.20]

Level II - Nutrition Manager Certificate

Level I - Food Service Worker Certificate

The Nutrition Manager program is a continuation of the Food Service Worker program and may be taken on a part-time basis. One year is given to complete this portion by correspondence.

The Food Service Worker program is designed for individuals currently employed, or seeking employment, in health care facilities, hospitals, nursing homes, commercial food outlets, business and school cafeterias, and community home care programs. The part-time and home study programs are for those who want to upgrade their knowledge of food services in the health sector and other food service industries. One year is given to complete this first portion, and it is a prerequisite to the Nutrition Manager program. Prerequisites Level I & II: • Recommended Grade 10 reading level. • Employment in food service industry. • If not employed in Food Service Industry, contact 297-4843 regarding work experience. Dates:

January 30, 2001

Fees:

$975 Tuition Fee $250 Learning Materials and Supplies

Note:

If you have previously completed a food service worker program at another educational facility, and you wish to enter the Nutrition Manager program, you may be eligible for the Prior Learning Assessment Recognition (PLAR).

Prerequisites: • Students enrolling in this course must be either at a supervisory level and “upgrading”, or aiming at this level of employment and have completed a Food Service Workers Certificate. • Employment in the food service industry. Dates:

Continuous Intake

Fees:

$975 Tuition Fee $250 Learning Materials and Supplies $350 Tuition Fee for 5-Day seminar held at Bow Valley College

Note:

If you have previously completed a food service worker program at another educational facility, and you wish to enter the Food Service Supervisor program, you may be eligible for the Prior Learning Assessment Recognition (PLAR).

Please call (403) 297-4843 for more information on the above programs and/or the PLAR.

Please call (403) 297-4843 for more information on the above programs and/or the PLAR.

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Part-Time Career Certificates Child Care

Working with 9 to 12 Year Olds

School Age Child Care Practicum

Introduction to School Age Child Care

Investigate the concepts of personal challenge, effective supervision, and the importance of field trips for this age group.

Participate in 144 hours of on-site work experience and 36 hours of seminars. Seminars are held every second Saturday and focus on the role of child care directors.

(We recommend taking this course before any of the others in this section) Learn about working with 6 to 12 year old children in various settings. Admission Requirements: Grade 12 or High School Equivalency Diploma (GED) and demonstrated ability to speak and write English at an appropriate level. Hours: 24

Tuition Fee: $135 (plus textbook approximately $45) MTWT F S

Date: Sept 15 - Nov 17 Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Working with 6 to 9 Year Olds In this course, you will follow the growth and development of 6- to 9year old children and examine how program planning and guidance strategies can promote positive self-esteem. Admission Requirements: Grade 12 or High School Equivalency Diploma (GED) and demonstrated ability to speak and write English at an appropriate level. Hours: 24

Tuition Fee: $135 MTWT F S

Date: Nov 24 - Dec 15, 2001 Time: 9:30am - 3:30pm

Admission Requirement: See requirements for Introduction to School Age Child Care. Hours: 24

Tuition Fee: $135 MTWT F S

Date: Sept 15 - Nov 17 Time: 12:30 - 3:30pm

Call the Health and Community Care Department at (403) 297-4843 for more information. Prerequisite: Successful completion of five School Age Child Care core courses. Hours: 180

Working with Children Who Need Extra Support

Day Care Orientation Level 1

Focus on the attitudes, knowledge, and skills necessary for successful integration of children with special needs. Get an introduction to a variety of different special needs and discuss specific tools for program planning.

Offered free of charge for day care workers and volunteer staff in child care facilities, this 50-hour course ensures staff have the awareness and sensitivity essential for providing quality child care.

Admission Requirement: See requirements for Introduction to School Age Child Care. Hours: 24

Tuition Fee: $135 MTWT F S

Date: Jan 19 - Mar 16, 2002 Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Leadership and Organizational Skills Develop the communication skills and leadership styles necessary to effectively manage a child care facility. Address administrative issues including policies, procedures, budgets, and promotion. Admission Requirement: See requirements for Introduction to School Age Child Care. Hours: 24

Tuition Fee: $135 MTWT F S

Date: Jan 19 - Mar 16, 2002 Time: 12:30 - 3:30pm

Tuition Fee: $400 (under review)

Completion of 50 hours of volunteer experience, verified in writing, will be required before course completion. Please register in person. Admission Requirements:Written verification of employment or volunteer status will be required from a Child Care Director. Hours:

50

Dates:

Dates are sent to registered Day Care Centres. Numerous intakes are offered throughout the year.

Fees:

No tuition fee. A $25 administration fee will be charged to students who register in one course and then transfer to another course with different dates.

*Funding provided by the Alberta Ministry of Children’s Services.

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Part-Time Career Certificates First Aid / CPR

Health Care Workshops

Upgrade your skills or add new ones with our wide variety of professional development courses. Many of our courses were created for individuals already working in a particular field, but you can also use our courses to explore a new career path. Learn more about your career, enhance your skills, and encourage promotions.

CPR Basic Rescuer .......................48 CPR Basic Rescuer Refresher .......48 Emergency First Aid (With CPR Level A) ................48 Emergency Medical Responder....48 Standard First Aid (With CPR Level C) ................49 Standard First Aid Refresher........49 Pediatric First Aid (with infant/child CPR)...........49 Medic First Aid Instructor (EMP) ......................................49

Basic Back Care ............................53 Charting/Documentation .............53 Chest Tubes ..................................54 Community/ Home Care Program................54 Dealing with Challenging Behaviours...........54 Gastric Tubes................................54 Lift and Transfer for Institutional Settings ...............54 Lift and Transfer/ Personal Care Combination ....54 Patient Care Plans ........................54 Staples, Sutures and Drains..........54 Working Wisely Workplace Ergonomics ...........54 Applied Pharmacology with Medication Therapy ........54

Professional Development for Child Care Workers Introduction to School Age Child Care ...............................20 Working with 6 to 9 Year Olds ....20 Working with 9 to 12 Year Olds ..20 Working with Children Who Need Extra Support.................20 Leadership and Organizational Skills ...............20 School Age Child Care Practicum.................................20 Day Care Orientation - Level 1 ...20

Medical Courses Medical Terminology ...................54 Medical Transcriptions.................54 Palliative Care .............................55 Processing Medical Orders (On-Line) ................................55

Patient Care Adult Physical Assessment...........55 Basic Foot Care ........................... 55 Infusion Therapy..........................55 Medication Delivery.....................55 Subcutaneous Injections and Narcotics...........................56 Tracheostomy Care ......................56 Urinary Catheterization ...............56

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Academic Upgrading – High School Start here to get there! Bow Valley College has been a leader in helping adults upgrade their foundation skills for more than three decades. Our instructors, curriculum designers, counsellors and assessors are experts in helping adults take the first critical steps to return to school and meet their academic and career goals. We help individuals succeed by developing their current skills and building the confidence they need to succeed. Every year, over 4,000 students participate in the College’s upgrading programs and 97% of our graduates are satisfied with the educational experience they had at Bow Valley College. Over 85% of our graduates go on to post-secondary education or employment.

The Bow Valley College advantage

• We recognize prior learning and life experience. Learners are individually assessed and credit is given for skills gained through life and work experience. A learner plan maps the most efficient way to meet academic goals. • We work with all learning styles. • Flexible delivery options include traditional classroom, seminar/independent study, self-paced, open entry/exit programs, home study and distance delivery. • Extensive support services include tutoring, homework hotline, career counselling, on-site day care and full Internet access. • Learners can opt for attending twice a week for classroom instruction combined with independent study supported via technology. • A confident adult learner can take advantage of selfpaced delivery methods, where they control the speed of learning. Competencies are mastered and tested before proceeding to the next level, ensuring a solid foundation. • Learners can select training in the essential skills identified by the Conference Board of Canada. • Learners can select work experience as part of their studies.

Bow Valley College’s work in academic upgrading has been recognized provincially, nationally and internationally. • Our unique learning centre model, with its community-based, highly flexible delivery, is currently operating in sites throughout southern Alberta, and has also been successfully marketed internationally. • Bow Valley College has received several national awards for excellent performance in the field of adult literacy. academic upgrading /high school

Bow Valley College’s academic upgrading courses are engineered to fit the schedules of adults and their personal responsibilities. We put the learner in control of their learning through the use of technology, yet maintain the human interaction needed to ensure individual success.

• We offer a study and life skills program designed for adults returning to school that offers strategies to improve test scores, memory and reading comprehension. • Students benefit from our extensive services in Learner Resource Services; Counselling Services; and Health Services. • Many of our programs are offered at our downtown location, Marlborough Mall Campus, as well as numerous sites throughout southern Alberta.

High School Exam Challenge Challenge any High School final exam (non-diploma) for High School credits. By appointment only. Call (403)297-4872. Tuition Fee: $100

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Academic Upgrading – High School Are you planning to continue your studies? Do you need high school upgrading? We offer a wide range of programs to prepare you for entry into further skills training programs, apprenticeship programs, technical institutes, colleges, universities and direct employment. Both Basic Education and High School programs are offered to cover skills through to the Grade 12 level.

• • • •

High School Courses

Full-time students in a traditional semester format normally take three courses per semester. Students in a self-managed delivery referred to as MAXPACE, are able to maximize their progress by completing courses in a shorter time period. Options are also available, in some courses, to blend classroom instruction with electronic instruction, referred to as TRAX, to allow more flexibility in attendance.

High School Credit Courses If you did not complete high school, do not have the grades required to take the post-secondary courses you want, or have been out of school for a long time, our High School Credit courses may be for you. You can take these courses on a full-time or part-time basis during the day. Most courses are available in either a traditional, classroom/independent study or self-managed delivery method allowing students some flexibility in schedule and learning style. Many of the courses are also offered on-line. High School Credit courses include: • • • • • •

Applied Math 10, 20 Pure Math 10, 20, 30 Biology 20, 30 Chemistry 20, 30 English 10, 13, 20, 23, 30, 33 English 23 for ESL

• • • • •

Information Processing Math 14, 23, 24, 30, 31, 33 Math Prep 10 Skills for Working, Learning and Living Physics 20, 30 Science 10, 14, 24 Social Studies 13, 20, 23, 30, 33 Work Experience 15, 35 Computer Fundamentals (non-credit)

Dates:

Traditional and TRAX September 4, 2001 January 31, 2002 MAXPACE - You can begin courses on the first Monday of each month.

Locations: Main Campus Marlborough Mall Campus Fees:

$1203 Tuition Fee per semester (full-time) $401 Tuition Fee per course (part-time) $35 Application Fee $20 Smart Card Fee $30 Student Association Fee (for two or more courses)

Materials, supplies and textbook costs for high school courses apply.

Evening High School Credit Courses If you only need one high school credit course, our self-paced, multilevel evening program is the answer. Classes are held two evenings per week from 6:00 to 9:00pm. Math Prep 10 Math 10, 13, 14, 20, 23, 24, 30, 31, 33 Pure Math 10, 20, 30 Applied Math 10, 20 Science 10, 14, 24 Science Fundamentals Biology 20, 30 Physics 20, 30 Chemistry 20, 30 English 10, 13, 20, 23, 30, 33 Social Studies 10, 20, 23, 30, 33

Mon/Wed Mon/Wed Mon/Wed Mon/Wed Mon/Wed Mon/Wed Mon/Wed Mon/Wed Tue/Thu Tue/Thu

Dates:

Open Entry

Fees:

$401 Tuition Fee per course, plus learning materials and supplies

Location: Main Campus Registration: Register on any appropriate day for each subject (see above) between 7:00 and 8:00pm, Room 342

Homestudy Academic Program (HAP) If you need to upgrade your high school courses but your schedule requires flexibility, the Homestudy Academic Program (HAP) could be the answer. HAP offers core high school courses with customized content. You’ll get individualized materials, the option to study at home and the flexibility to progress at your own rate. You’ll also have access to a number of ways to get help with your studies including email and telephone assistance, monthly individual tutoring appointments and computer managed learning. Dates:

You can begin this course at any time

Fees:

$401 Tuition Fee per year $35 Application Fee

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Academic Upgrading – High School Aboriginal Upgrading and Pre-Employment Integrated Program This specialized program is for all Aboriginal learners. It offers academic upgrading; career and life management; job shadowing and work experience, and has a strong cultural focus. The program prepares learners for entry into a range of careers.

full-time program providing academic support while you begin foundation studies at Alberta College of Art & Design. Admission Requirements: Applicants must successfully complete:

Dates:

Dates:

September, January or May entry 15-week semesters

For more information call (403) 273-1873.

Fees:

$1800 Tuition Fee $700 Supplies $35 Application Fee

Aboriginal Adventure Tourism Integrated Training Program

September and January semester students are assessed a mandatory fee of $111 for Dental and Health plan.

This program is for all Aboriginal learners who want to have a career in Adventure Tourism. The program offers academic upgrading, career and life skills, as well as skills training which includes: wilderness trekking, outdoor survival, natural environment interpretation, avalanche awareness, CPR, first aid, outfitting skills, navigation, and so on. Work experience is included in the Program. There is a strong focus on Aboriginal culture.

Bow Valley College offers this program in partnership with

Open Entry - September 2001 to June 2002

Location: Marlborough Mall Campus

Funding may be available. Dates:

September 2001 to June 2002

For more information call (403) 273-1873.

Artstream If you want to attend the Alberta College of Art & Design but don’t have all the prerequisites, you can upgrade your skills for direct entry into the Alberta College of Art & Design programs. Artstream is a

Call Joy Borman, Alberta College of Art & Design at (403) 284-7689 for registration information. joy.borman@acad.ab.ca

Work Experience (High School Credit) Thinking about a specific career? Interested in spending some time in a work environment to try out your career options? Specifically tailored to your career interests and needs, our Work Experience courses can help you decide what you really want to do in the future. You’ll get hands-on experience and training to help you to make an informed career choice. Classroom instruction and support will prepare you for work and ensure

You can take this course in combination with one or two academic upgrading courses. Security clearances are required for work experience placements. Dates:

September 4, 2001 January 31, 2002

Times:

Daily scheduled classes (totalling six hours per week)

Fees:

$401 Tuition Fee (learning materials and supplies extra)

On-Line High School Courses Taking a course on-line is designed for someone who can’t attend classes for whatever reasons i.e. work, children at home, no classes available, etc. On-line course content is accessed primarily on-line. Student needs Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher and will be asked to do a Webct orientation before taking the course. Students are eligible for p/t bursary. As an added bonus students can preview any course for 10 days for free! Dates:

Open entry, year round

Times:

5 months from start date

Fees:

$401 Tuition Fee per course (learning materials and supplies extra)

Courses available: Science 10 Biology 20 Biology 30 Physics 30 English 10 & 13 English 30 & 33 Coming soon:

Pure Math 10 Applied Math 20 Math 31

Registration: Call Eliise Jeffers @ 297-4003 or Email ejeffers@bowvalleyc.ab.ca

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Funding may be available.

• A portfolio following guidelines provided by Alberta College of Art & Design. • An academic assessment at Bow Valley College.

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Academic Upgrading – GED Skills for Working, Learning and Living (High School Credit) Concerned about heading back to school or entering the workforce? Wondering if there is an easier way to study? Acquire and strengthen the skills you need to succeed as an adult student or in the workplace. Topics include dealing with change, managing your personal life, study skills, time management, teamwork, problem-solving, decision-making and finding information. You can take this course in preparation for returning to school as an adult student, going to work, or in combination with one or two academic upgrading courses. Dates:

September 4, 2001 January 31, 2002

Times:

Daily scheduled classes (totalling six hours per week)

Fees:

$401 Tuition Fee (learning materials and supplies extra)

High School Equivalency GED Preparation Courses Sections I & II Many colleges and employers accept the General Educational Development (GED) as equivalent to a high school diploma. We can provide you with the skills to challenge the GED exams. The evening classes will provide you with a solid foundation in mathematics, science, social studies, reading and writing skills. GED Section 1 provides you with a refresher course to prepare you for Section II. Section II prepares you for your diploma exam. When you are registered in Section II, you will register to take the GED exam, which consists of tests in each of the five subjects. Passing all five exams gives you a GED Diploma.

Admission Requirements: • You must be an Alberta resident, 18 years of age or older, and have been out of school for at least 10 consecutive months. You will be assessed before your first class so that you are placed in the section of the GED course (section I or II) that best suits your needs. Location: Main Campus Fees:

$136 per subject or $401 for three or more subjects.

Call 297 4040 for orientation and assessment dates. MTWT F S Date: Nov 26 - Feb 7, 2002 Time: 6:00 - 9:00pm

• ••

High School Equivalency (GED) Exams The GED Examination consists of five tests including writing skills, social studies, science, interpreting literature and the arts, and mathematics. You will write these tests over a two-day period, Friday evening and all day Saturday. All of the exams are multiple choice, with the exception of the writing skills test which is divided into two parts (the second part is an essay). Note:

As of January 1, 2002, a new series of GED Exams will be in place. Some of the changes are as follows: (1) The Math Exam will have a Part I and Part 2. For one part of the exam, calculators will be allowed; for the other part of the exam, they will not. (2) The Interpreting Literature and the Arts Exam will now be called the Reading Skills Exam. For any additional changes please contact the Registrar’s office at 297-4040.

GED exams are held four times a year. You must register and pay a non-

refundable, non-transferable $130 fee before the registration deadline. You will write the GED exams at Bow Valley College’s Main Campus. If you would like to rewrite an exam (or exams), the rewrite fee is $120. There is an additional $25 charge for late registrants. Please note that you will need to bring your picture ID to the exam. Cellular telephones are not permitted in GED test rooms. Exam Dates Registration Deadlines June 22 & 23, 2001 May 17, 2001 November 16 & 17, 2001 (rewrites only) October 11, 2001 February 8 & 9, 2002 January 10, 2002 April 12 & 13, 2002 March 7, 2002 June 21 & 22, 2002 May 16, 2002

Step Ahead tutoring centre

One-to-One Tutoring Gets Results! High School Subjects Our program is designed especially for high school students. We tutor in all academic high school subjects including: • Math • Science • English • Social Studies • Exam Preparation • GED

Trained in the Art of Tutoring We hire the best. Our tutors are experts in their subject areas and skilled at working one-to-one in order to: • develop an individualized learning plan • utilize different teaching techniques • teach in a student’s preferred learning style • provide tools for organization, study skills time management, and exam strategies • offer responsive, flexible learning opportunities • help students experience success, be competitive and achieve results!

Think

for A-Step-Ahead Tutoring Centre Call (403) 297-8835 Calgary/Airdrie

332 - 6 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB T2G 4S6 E-mail: astepahead@bowvalleyc.ab.ca

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Academic Upgrading – Apprenticeship Preparation Apprenticeship Courses Our evening apprenticeship courses offer self-paced, independent learning classes to prepare you for your trade. They can also be taken during your technical training to maintain or improve your math and reading skills.

Apprenticeship Math and Science

Note:

If you are in the Electrical Trades, see Evening High School Credit Courses for Math 13 and Math 23 on page 23 for dates and times.

This program must be completed within five months of your registration date.

Challenge the course exam for the Apprenticeship Math and Science program. You will write the final exam at the College’s Main Campus. Results will be sent to the student and the Apprenticeship Board. This exam challenge is available only at our Main Campus. Call (403) 297-4872 for more information. Fee:

$100 Tuition

Apprenticeship Math and Science - Homestudy If you are unable to attend classes at the Main Campus or our other southern Alberta locations, you can complete the program on a homestudy basis. You will have telephone access to an instructor if you need assistance. This program must be completed within five months of your registration date.

Apprenticeship Reading This technical reading course will give you the reading skills you need to successfully pass the Apprenticeship entrance exam and complete your trade training at SAIT or NAIT. You will learn to read, comprehend and study trade textbooks used in your classes. Vocabulary development, reading techniques, chart, graph and table reading, and study skills are presented as lectures and independent study classes. The Apprenticeship Reading program must be completed within five months of your registration date. Call (403) 297-4872 for more information. Dates:

Open Entry

Location: Main Campus Times:

Mondays and Tuesdays from 6:30 to 9:30 pm

Fees:

$401 (including materials)

Call (403) 297-4872 for more information. Admission Requirements: Program Supervisor approval

Location: Main Campus

Dates:

Open Entry

Dates:

Open Entry

Fees:

$401 (including materials)

Times:

Mondays and Tuesdays from 6:30 - 9:30 pm

Fees:

$401 (including materials)

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The Apprenticeship Math and Science course prepares you to pass the Non-Electrical Apprentice Board Exam, the first step in entering a trade. The modules cover fractions, decimals, percentages, ratios and proportions, geometry and science. Classes are held in Room 526, Main Campus.

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Academic Upgrading – Basic Education Basic Education Courses Basic Education It is never too late to improve your reading, spelling, writing and math skills, and to learn how to use a computer. If you are at a Grade 1-9 level, you can come to school fulltime or part-time and work as fast as you choose. Each program is designed to meet your personal needs. Our basic academic upgrading courses give you the chance to progress through different levels of basic literacy training and prepare for high school courses. Courses offered include: Level I (below Grade 4): • Reading, Writing, Computer Basics and Math (only available at the downtown campus) Level II-V (Grade 4 - 9) • Reading 2, 3, 4 & 5 • Writing 2, 3, 4 & 5 • Introductory Math • Basic Math • Computers and Communications • Building Success in Communications

Part-Time Basic Education

Intermediate Literacy

Our part-time basic skills upgrading program offers flexible attendance commitments, individualized programs and selfpaced study. You can apply to start at any time and study in either daytime or evening classes. Focus on your reading, writing, spelling, grammar, math and basic computer skills. Dates:

Open Entry

Location: Marlborough Mall Campus Fees:

$401 Tuition Fee per course $35 Application Fee

Registration: Call the Registrar’s Office at (403) 297-4040 to book an appointment for an assessment of your learning needs. The assessment will help us design a program for your needs.

Tutored Literacy Programs Lifeline to Literacy (Basic)

Locations:Main Campus Marlborough Mall Campus Dates:

Dates:

Open Entry

Fees:

$25 Tuition Fee per semester (1 night/week) $50 Tuition Fee per semester (2 nights/week) $35 Application Fee

Fees:

$1203 Tuition Fee per semester (full-time) $401 Tuition Fee per course (part-time) $35 Application Fee $20 Smart Card fee $30 Student Association Fee

Dates:

Open Entry

Fees:

$25 Program Fee

Registration: Registration is ongoing. You can apply to start at any time. Call (403) 297-4778. This program is supported by Alberta Learning Community Programs.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Literacy

Courses are designed to meet your personal needs. You will work with a literacy facilitator and trained tutors on your course work. In this program, special attention is given to developing practical literacy skills.

September 4, 2001 January 31, 2002

In this program, a volunteer tutor will help you improve your literacy or give you special assistance in your High School Equivalency (GED) or high school preparation studies. Special help is also available to assist you with developing the literacy skills you need for your job. These skills can include taking messages, writing memos or reading manuals. You’ll meet with a volunteer tutor at agreed-upon times in your own community.

Registration: Call (403) 297-4040 for a literacy assessment. This program is supported by the LAING Foundation.

Bow Valley College offers a literacy program designed for the deaf and hard of hearing. This bilingual/ bicultural approach delivers courses in American Sign Language. The course includes reading, writing, math and basic computer skills. Day and evening classes are available on a full-time or part-time basis. Admission Requirements: Must be an adult and have a hearing loss documented by a medical physician. Dates:

Open Entry Exam or Recent Audiogram

Fees:

$401 per course

Registration: Contact Maureen Jones at (403) 297-4806 (voice or TTY), (403) 297-3837 (TTY only) (403) 297-4949 (fax)

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Academic Upgrading – Volunteer Opportunities Speech Assisted Reading and Writing (SARAW) and Speech Assisted Math (SAM) SARAW is a talking computer program that teaches basic reading and writing skills to adults with severe physical limitations. SAM covers basic math functions and focuses on math for daily living. For adults with limited verbal skills or who are unable to turn a page, hold a pencil, or speak, SARAW and SAM create opportunities to participate in learning. Programs are designed for adult learners with basic literacy and numeracy skills to the Grade 6 level. Accompanying support workers are trained as tutors to help with all aspects of the SARAW and SAM programs. $25 per semester

Dates:

July - December, 2001 January - June, 2002

Registration: Call (403) 297-3817. This program is supported by The Calgary Community Adult Learning Association (CCALA).

Upgrade your skills or add new ones with our volunteer opportunities courses. Many of our courses were created for individuals already working in a particular field, but you can also use our courses to explore a new career path. Learn more about your career, enhance your skills and encourage promotions.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Literacy Volunteer Program If you have a working knowledge of American Sign Language, your gift can help deaf and hard-of-hearing students succeed in school and in life. Volunteers work with individual students in a classroom setting under the direction of instructional staff. Day and evening times are available. Qualifications: Working knowledge of ASL (American Sign Language). Both deaf and hearing tutors are encouraged to participate. If you’d like to become a volunteer tutor, contact Maureen Jones at (403) 297-4806, TTY at (403) 297-3837 for further information. Class is in session September - June.

Your Gift as a Volunteer Offering your gift of a few hours of your time per week and your experience can make a world of difference to someone who can’t read, is struggling to learn English, or needs help with coursework. You’ll not only gain the satisfaction of helping to better someone’s life; you’ll develop valuable skills and experience for future employment as a tutor, teacher or trainer. Bow Valley College offers excellent, free training to interested volunteers. You’ll be taught by professional teachers and experienced tutors, who will provide you with proven teaching techniques, advice for dealing with difficult situations, and fun activities and ideas for you and your students.

Interchange Adult Literacy Volunteer Program Open the doors to knowledge and empowerment by helping an adult student learn to read. In this program, you’ll work one-to-one with an adult beginning reader. Volunteer tutors and students work together in a classroom setting under the direction of instructional staff. Qualifications: Grade 12 (or equivalent), fluent spoken English, and successful completion of provided training program. If you’d like to become a volunteer tutor, call Carol McCullough at (403) 297-4778 for further information.

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Academic Upgrading – Rural Programs Rural Sites Academic Foundations Airdrie Main Street & First Avenue Phone: (403) 948-6556 • • • • • •

Apprenticeship Math & Science A Step Ahead Tutoring Centre Basic Education High School Courses High School Equivalency (GED) Internet-Based High School Courses • Pre-Employment Training (PET) Program • Summer High School Program

Blairmore 10501 - 20 Avenue Phone: (403) 562-2853 All programs offered in partnership with the Chinook Educational Consortium • • • • •

Apprenticeship Math & Science Basic Education High School Courses High School Equivalency (GED) Internet-Based High School Courses

Claresholm

Eden Valley

5202 - 5 Street East Phone: (403) 625-4231

Phone: (403) 558-2004 All programs offered in partnership with the Stony Nation

All programs offered in partnership with the Chinook Educational Consortium • • • • •

Apprenticeship Math & Science Basic Education High School Courses High School Equivalency (GED) Internet-Based High School Courses

Apprenticeship Math & Science Basic Education High School Courses High School Equivalency (GED)

High River 111 Macleod Trail West Phone: (403) 652-8338 • Internet-Based High School Courses • Pre-Employment Training (PET) Program

Drumheller 601 - 5 Street East Phone: (403) 823-8300 All programs offered in partnership with the Big Country Educational Consortium • • • • •

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Apprenticeship Math & Science Basic Education High School Courses High School Equivalency (GED) Internet-Based High School Courses

Medicine Hat 530 - 5 Street S.E. Phone: (403) 504-2152 • Aboriginal Upgrading & Pre-Employment Integrated Training Program • Aboriginal Part-Time Academic Upgrading Program

Pincher Creek 645 Davidson Avenue Phone: (403) 627-4478 • • • • •

Apprenticeship Math & Science Basic Education High School Courses High School Equivalency (GED) Internet-Based High School Courses

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first choice for second language. english as a second language (esl)

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Full-Time English as a Second Language English as a Second Language (ESL)

Full-Time ESL Courses

Bow Valley College is the largest English as a Second Language provider in Calgary, and has one of the best ESL programs in Canada. Our teachers have a reputation for excellence in teaching and for catering to individual student needs. We service a wide number of students and clients, including both newcomers to Canada, and international students. Each student is individually assessed for their listening, speaking, and writing skills, and then placed in the appropriate class.

Full-Time ESL Program (LINC)

Upon successful completion of each level, the student receives a graduation certificate, and can then go on to the next ESL level.

Registration: LINC applicants must be referred by the Immigrant Language and Vocational Assessment Referral Centre, (403) 262-2656. Applicants getting Employment Insurance should book a test appointment by calling (403) 297-4815.

• A large, highly qualified staff of ESL instructors. • More than 20 years of experience in teaching English language skills. • Convenient downtown location. • Extensive language lab and computer lab facilities dedicated to ESL instruction. • Broad range of services available to students including ESL Tutorial Centre, ESL Counsellor, Learner Support Services, Health Services, and a Discounted Fitness Club Membership.

If your first language is not English, you can learn the English language skills you need for living, working, and studying in Canada with this program. The full-time program offers classes at seven levels and focuses on skill areas including listening, speaking, reading, and writing. You will also build a solid base in English grammar. Literacy classes are available.

Dates:

Aug 7 - Oct 12, 2001 Oct 15 - Dec 21, 2001 Jan 2 - Mar 7, 2002

Program Length: 40 weeks (maximum) for LINC applicants. Class Schedule: Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri: 9:00am - 2:30pm Wednesday: 9:00am - 12:15pm Fees:

No tuition for LINC applicants. Government may pay tuition fee for approved Employment Insurance applicants.

ESL Literacy Programs How do you identify someone with ESL literacy needs? People with ESL literacy needs may have difficulty reading and writing in their first language. They often have no knowledge or limited knowledge of how to read and write in English, and they may or may not have strong oral English skills. The ESL Department offers literacy programs to meet the needs of these individuals. Program scheduling is flexible and responsive to the learners’ needs. For more information, please contact the ESL Literacy Program Coordinator at 297-4963.

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Full-Time English as a Second Language Work Experience for Immigrants Program This program will give you ten weeks of employmentrelated ESL training and six weeks of work experience in a field that takes advantage of your previous education and work experience. You will also receive job search assistance and resources for six months after you complete the program. Registration:

ESL Department Office Room 400, Rocky Mountain Plaza 615 Macleod Trail SE

Start Dates:

September 4, 2001, November 13, 2001, January 28, 2002, April 15, 2002

Program Length: 16 weeks Class Schedule: 8:00am - 1:30pm Work Experience (six weeks) according to company hours Tuition Fee:

No cost

International ESL Program An intensive English language program is offered on a full-time basis with levels from beginner to advanced. Classes focus on improving speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, with a particular emphasis on conversation.

Start Dates:

How to register: Register at the ESL Office in Rocky Mountain Plaza Campus, #400 - 615 Macleod Trail SE (fourth floor). Register in person, or by phone at (403) 297-4484. The ESL Office is open 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Thursday, and 8:00am to 4:00pm on Fridays. All registrations are processed on a first-come, first-served basis and when application fees are required they are non-refundable. Visa students are required to pay the “international” student fees (see page 61). Registration begins at 8:00am on the scheduled dates. Location of classes: Classes are held at Rocky Mountain Plaza, 615 Macleod Trail SE.

General ESL Improve your ability to speak, read and write English. General ESL classes focus on all skill areas and are offered at six different levels from beginner to advanced. You will be given a test to see what level of ESL class is best for you. Prerequisites: None Costs: See below

ESL Department Office Room 400, Rocky Mountain Plaza 615 Macleod Trail SE

Dates: July 30 - Sept 12 Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm

September 4 - October 26, 2001 October 30 - December 20, 2001 January 4 - February 28, 2002 March 4 - April 26, 2002

Early Registration: Up to July 23 Late Registration: July 24 - Aug 6

Program Length:8-weeks Class Schedule: Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri 9:00am - 2:30pm Wednesday: 9:00am - 12:15pm Tuition Fee:

Our courses run all year long - including the summer months.

$1450 in Canadian funds for international students plus $100 in Canadian funds for the application fee.

Tuition Fee: $70 (Visitors $170) Tuition Fee: $80 (Visitors $180)

Dates: Sept 17 - Oct 31 Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Early Registration: Up to Sept 10 Late Registration: Sept 11 - Sept 24

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Dates: Nov 5 - Dec 19 Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Early Registration: Up to Oct 31 Late Registration: Nov 1 - 12

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Part-Time English as a Second Language Intermediate to Advanced ESL Participate in part-time classes that focus on improving particular skill areas: conversation, writing, pronunciation and grammar. The following courses are partially funded by Calgary Community Adult Learning Association (C-CALA).

Conversation Learn conversational English for everyday situations at home and in the community. This course is offered at two levels: Intermediate and Advanced. Evening Classes Dates: July 31 - Sept 11 Time: 6:30 - 9:00pm Registration: Up to July 24 Late Registration: July 25 - Aug 7

M T W T F S Hrs 32.5

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Tuition Fee: $70 (visitors $170) Tuition Fee: $80 (visitors $180)

Dates: Nov 6 - Dec 18 Time: 6:30 - 9:00pm Registration: Up to Oct 30 Late Registration: Oct 31 - Nov 13

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Dates: Sept 18 - Oct 30 Time: 6:30 - 9:00pm Registration: Up to Sept 11 Late Registration: Sept 12 - 25

M T W T F S Hrs 32.5

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Tuition Fee: $70 (visitors $170) Tuition Fee: $80 (visitors $180)

Day Classes Dates: Aug 3 - Sept 14 Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Registration: Up to July 27 Late Registration: July 30 - Aug 10

M T W T F S Hrs 21

Tuition Fee: $40 (visitors $80) Tuition Fee: $50 (visitors $90)

M T W T F S Hrs Dates: Sept 21 - Nov 2 21 Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Registration: Up to Sept 14 Late Registration: Sept 17 - 28

Tuition Fee: $40 (visitors $80) Tuition Fee: $50 (visitors $90)

Dates: Nov 9 - Dec 21 Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Registration: Up to Nov 2 Late Registration: Nov 5 - 16

M T W T F S Hrs 21

Dates: Sept 18 - Oct 30 Time: 6:30 - 9:00pm Registration: Up to Sept 11 Late Registration: Sept 12 - 25

Dates: Aug 3 - Sept 14 Time: 12:30 - 3:30pm Registration: Up to July 27 Late Registration: July 30 - Aug 10

Dates: July 31 - Sept 11 Time: 6:30 - 9:00pm Registration: Up to July 24 Late Registration: July 25 - Aug 7

Dates: Sept 21 - Nov 2 Time: 12:30 - 3:30pm Registration: Up to Sept 14 Late Registration: Sept 17 - 28

M T W T F S Hrs 32.5

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Tuition Fee: $70 (visitors $170) Tuition Fee: $80 (visitors $180)

Registration: Up to Nov 2 Late Registration: Nov 5 - 16

M T W T F S Hrs 21

Tuition Fee: $40 (visitors $80) Tuition Fee: $50 (visitors $90) M T W T F S Hrs 21

Tuition Fee: $40 (visitors $80) Tuition Fee: $50 (visitors $90)

Dates: Nov 9 - Dec 21 Time: 12:30 - 3:30pm

Evening Classes

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Grammar Learn to speak and write using correctly structured forms. Apply the rules of grammar to communicate effectively. This course is offered at two levels: Intermediate and Advanced.

M T W T F S Hrs 32.5

Tuition Fee: $70 (visitors $170) Tuition Fee: $80 (visitors $180)

Tuition Fee: $40 (visitors $80) Tuition Fee: $50 (visitors $90)

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Tuition Fee: $70 (visitors $170) Tuition Fee: $80 (visitors $180)

Dates: Nov 6 - Dec 18 Time: 6:30 - 9:00pm Registration: Up to Oct 30 Late Registration: Oct 31 - Nov 13

M T W T F S Hrs 32.5

M T W T F S Hrs 21

Tuition Fee: $40 (visitors $80) Tuition Fee: $50 (visitors $90)

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Part-Time English as a Second Language Pronunciation Practice English pronunciation and learn to speak with correct word/ sentence stress and intonation. This course is offered at two levels: Intermediate and Advanced.

M T W T F S Hrs Dates: July 31 - Sept 11 32.5 Time: 6:30 - 9:00pm

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Tuition Fee: $70 (visitors $170) Tuition Fee: $80 (visitors $180)

M T W T F S Hrs Dates: Sept 18 - Oct 30 32.5 Time: 6:30 - 9:00pm

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Registration: Up to Sept 11 Late Registration: Sept 12 - 25

Tuition Fee: $70 (visitors $170) Tuition Fee: $80 (visitors $180)

Dates: Nov 6 - Dec 18 Time: 6:30 - 9:00pm Registration: Up to Oct 30 Late Registration: Oct 31 - Nov 13

Registration: Up to Sept 14 Late Registration: Sept 17 - 28

M T W T F S Hrs 32.5

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Tuition Fee: $70 (visitors $170) Tuition Fee: $80 (visitors $180)

Registration: Up to Nov 2 Late Registration: Nov 5 - 16

Registration: Up to July 27 Late Registration: July 30 - Aug 10

Tuition Fee: $40 (visitors $80) Tuition Fee: $50 (visitors $90)

M T W T F S Hrs 21

Reading and Writing Learn how to write clearly and correctly. This course will improve your vocabulary as well as your punctuation, spelling and organization. This is an Intermediate level course. Evening Classes M T W T F S Hrs Dates: July 31 - Sept 11 32.5 Time: 6:30 - 9:00pm

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Registration: Up to July 24 Late Registration: July 25 - Aug 7

Tuition Fee: $70 (visitors $170) Tuition Fee: $80 (visitors $180)

Dates: Sept 18 - Oct 30 Time: 6:30 - 9:00pm Registration: Up to Sept 11 Late Registration: Sept 12 - 25

Dates:Nov 6 - Dec 18 Time: 6:30 - 9:00pm Registration: Up to Oct 30 Late Registration: Oct 31 - Nov 13

M T W T F S Hrs 32.5

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Tuition Fee: $70 (visitors $170) Tuition Fee: $80 (visitors $180)

Day Classes Dates: Aug 3 - Sept 14 Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Registration: Up to July 27 Late Registration: July 30 - Aug 10

M T W T F S Hrs 21

Tuition Fee: $40 (visitors $80) Tuition Fee: $50 (visitors $90)

Dates: Nov 9 - Dec 21 Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Registration: Up to Nov 2 Late Registration: Nov 5 - 16

Tuition Fee: $40 (visitors $80) Tuition Fee: $50 (visitors $90)

Dates: Sept 21 - Nov 2 Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Registration: Up to Sept 14 Late Registration: Sept 17 - 28

M T W T F S Hrs 21

M T W T F S Hrs 21

Tuition Fee: $40 (visitors $80) Tuition Fee: $50 (visitors $90)

english as a second language

Dates: Aug 3 - Sept 14 Time: 12:30 - 3:30pm

Tuition Fee: $40 (visitors $80) Tuition Fee: $50 (visitors $90)

Day Classes M T W T F S Hrs 21

M T W T F S Hrs 21

Tuition Fee: $40 (visitors $80) Tuition Fee: $50 (visitors $90)

Dates: Nov 9 - Dec 21 Time: 12:30 - 3:30pm

Evening Classes

Registration: Up to July 24 Late Registration: July 25 - Aug 7

Dates: Sept 21 - Nov 2 Time: 12:30 - 3:30pm

M T W T F S Hrs 32.5

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Part-Time English as a Second Language LINC Conversation Acquire conversation skills that are required for everyday situations. Classes are offered at four levels of language ability. Applicants must be referred by the Immigrant Language Vocational Assessment - Referral Centre, (403) 262-2656. There is no charge to eligible applicants for these classes. Monday/Wednesday Classes Date: Jan 8 - Feb 21 Time: 12:30 - 3:30pm Date: Feb 26 - Apr 11 Time: 12:30 - 3:30pm Date: Apr 23 - June 6 Time: 12:30 - 3:30pm Date: June 11 - July 25 Time: 12:30 - 3:30pm

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Tuesday/Thursday Classes Date: Jan 9 - Feb 22 Time: 12:30 - 3:30pm Date: Feb 27 - Apr 12 Time: 12:30 - 3:30pm Date: Apr 24 - June 7 Time: 12:30 - 3:30pm Date: June 12 - July 26 Time: 12:30 - 3:30pm

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Tutored, Small Group ESL Programs

Registration: ongoing

Advanced Tutorials Learn English in a small group atmosphere with the help of a volunteer tutor. The following courses are partially funded by Calgary Community Adult Learning Association (C-CALA). For more information, call the ESL Department at (403) 297-4484.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Volunteer Tutor Program Interested in learning about other cultures and sharing Canadian traditions with people from other countries? Help second language speakers learn English by assisting in a classroom or tutoring a small group of adult ESL learners. If you’d like to become a volunteer tutor, call the Volunteer Coordinator at (403) 297-4963 for further information.

Speaking Successfully This class is designed for advanced ESL speakers who want to improve their public speaking skills. Tutorials will focus on pronunciation, non-verbal communication and presentation skills. This class is led by volunteer tutors. Dates: Sept 22 - Dec 1 Time: 9:30 - 11:30am Registration: ongoing

Dates: Sept 22 - Dec 1 Time: 9:30 - 11:30am

M T W T F S Hrs 18

Tuition Fee: $40 (Visitors $80)

If you are an advanced ESL speaker and would like to concentrate on writing, our volunteer tutors will assist you to improve your writing skills.

Tuition Fee: $40 (Visitors $80)

Practical Conversations If you are an advanced ESL speaker, this program will introduce you to a variety of useful conversational situations. Volunteer tutors lead this class. Date: Sept 22 - Dec 1 Time: 9:30 - 11:30am Registration: ongoing

M T W T F S Hrs 18

Tuition Fee: $40 (Visitors $80)

Building Vocabulary This class introduces new vocabulary and the use of idiomatic expressions to advanced ESL speakers. The class is led by volunteer tutors. Date: Sept 22 - Dec 1 Time: 9:30 - 11:30am Registration: ongoing

M T W T F S Hrs 18

Tuition Fee: $40 (Visitors $80)

55+ ESL Program If you are over the age of 55 and want to practice your English skills, this program offers you a small group atmosphere led by volunteer tutors. You will participate in pronunciation, computer and conversation classes. Students may take this program in the morning (9:00 - 11:00am) or in the afternoon (1:00 - 3:00pm). Date: Sept 25 - Nov 29 Time: 9:00 - 11:00am

Effective Writing

M T W T F S Hrs 18

Registration: ongoing

M T W T F S Hrs 40

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Date: Sept 25 - Nov 29 Time: 1:00 - 3:00pm Registration: ongoing

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Tuition Fee: $40 (Visitors $80)

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Part-Time English as a Second Language ESL at the Library Learn English for everyday situations in your community, with classes ranging from beginner to advanced. Registration and testing will be conducted during the first week of classes. These courses are offered at the Village Square Library 2623 - 56 Street NE, Calgary, AB. For more information call (403) 297-4901. The following courses are partially funded by Calgary Community Adult Learning Association (C-CALA). Beginner to Intermediate Classes M T W T F S Hrs Dates: Sept 17 - Dec 17 30 Time: 6:00 - 8:30pm

Registration: First week of class

Tuition Fee: $20

Intermediate to Advanced Classes Dates: Sept 19 - Dec 5 Time: 6:00 - 8:30pm

Tuition Fee: $20

Teaching English Abroad Certificate Want to travel, meet new people and experience different cultures? Why not train to teach English in places such as Korea, Japan or Poland? This program offers insight into the skills and teaching methods of experienced English as a Second Language teachers, as well as hints on negotiating contracts, handling culture shock and developing effective job-search techniques. Guest speakers provide first-hand accounts of overseas teaching. A Myers-Briggs personality assessment is also included. For more information please call (403) 297-4484. Prerequisites: Completion of Grade 12 in an English language high school or a 560/220 TOEFL score. Certificate granted based on attendance. Dates:

Oct 4 - Dec 1 Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30 - 9:30pm Two Saturdays 9:00am - 4:00pm

Hours:

62

Fees:

$385 Binder included

Advanced Classes M T W T F S Hrs Dates: Sept 22 - Dec 22 30 Time: 10:00am - 12:30pm

Registration: First week of class

Tuition Fee: $20

Note: There will be no classes on the following holiday dates - October 6, 8; November 10, 12

Teaching English Abroad Transfer Credit Course In partnership with the University of Saskatchewan’s CERTESL program, Bow Valley College’s ESL Department is offering a TESL transfer credit program. Students registering for TESL ABROAD who meet the necessary requirements will be eligible for transfer credit for TESL 21 and TESL 31. For more information call (403) 297-4484. Prerequisite: Completion of Grade 12 in an English language high school or a 560/220 TOEFL Score. Basic computer skills required. Dates:

Oct 4 - Dec 1 Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30 - 9:30pm Two Saturdays 9:00am - 4:00pm

Additional required hours: Scheduled at start of course Hours:

78

Fees:

$620 Binder included. Includes online tutoring.

Registration: Ongoing based on seat availability

Registration: Ongoing based on seat availability

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Registration: First week of class

M T W T F S Hrs 30

Teaching English As A Second Language Programs


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Part-Time English as a Second Language Test of English as a Foreign Language Preparation Courses Test of Written English (TWE) Preparation Improve your writing skills in preparation for the Test of Written English (TWE) portion of the TOEFL examination. You will also strengthen your writing skills through vocabulary enhancement activities. The course includes computer lab time and a textbook.

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Preparation I and II Improve your advanced listening, grammar and reading skills at your own rate with computer-based delivery. The course is designed to prepare you for the new computerbased TOEFL test. You will practice with sample tests and learn testtaking tips for the TOEFL. The course includes computer lab time. Registration: Ongoing based on seat availability Date: July 31 - Sept 13 Time: 6:30 - 9:30pm

Registration: Ongoing based on seat availability.

Tuition Fee: $160

M T W T F S Hrs Date: July 31 - Sept 13 35 Time: 6:30 - 9:00pm

Date: Sept 18 - Nov 1 Time: 6:30 - 9:30pm

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Date: Sept 18 - Nov 1 Time: 6:30 - 9:00pm

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Date: Nov 6 - Dec 20 Time: 6:30 - 9:30pm

M T W T F S Hrs 42

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Tuition Fee: $120 Date: Nov 6 - Dec 20 Time: 6:30 - 9:00pm

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Tuition Fee: $120 M T W T F S Hrs 35

M T W T F S Hrs 42

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Tuition Fee: $120 Date: Time: 6:30 - 9:00pm

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a shortcut to a new career. continuing education

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Part-Time Continuing Education Accounting

Simply Accounting Advanced

QuickBooks

Learn how to review the setup and conversion of accounting data, and learn to manage the wide scope of transactions you will encounter during regular bookkeeping.

Learn how QuickBooks handles billing activities. You’ll cover topics including invoicing, finance charges, generating estimates, collections, inventory management, invoices, payroll, tracking time and materials, and producing detailed reports. Prerequisites: Accounting - Level 1 and Introduction to Computers or equivalent experience. Hours: 20

Prerequisites: Accounting - Level 2 and Simply Accounting - Introduction or equivalent experience. Hours: 30

Tuition Fee: $275 MTWT F S

Date: Nov 20 - Dec 20 Time: 6:00 - 9:00pm

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Learn accounting for temporary investments, accounts receivable and determining bad debts, notes receivable and discounting notes receivable, various methods of inventory evaluation, different methods to amortize plants and equipment, and accounting for partnerships. Prerequisite: Accounting - Level 2 or equivalent experience. Hours: 40

Tuition Fee: $275 (plus textbook and learning materials)

Tuition Fee: $250 MTWT F S

Date: Nov 19 - Dec 12 Time: 5:00 - 7:30pm

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Simply Accounting Introduction This integrated accounting software package is designed to maintain complete accounting records for small- to medium-sized companies. You’ll learn to use the general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory and payroll ledgers, and their respective journals. Prerequisites: Accounting - Level 2 and Introduction to Computers or equivalent experience. Hours: 20

Accounting - Level 3

Tuition Fee: $250 MTWT F S

Date: July 3 - 26 Time: 6:00 - 8:30pm Date: Oct 23 - Nov 13 Time: 6:00 - 9:00pm

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Accounting - Level 1 This introduction to source documents, accounts, journals, ledgers, trial balances and financial statements will prepare you to keep complete records for a business. Hours: 40

Tuition Fee: $275 (plus textbook and learning materials) MTWT F S

Date: Sept 10 - Nov 5 Time: 5:00 - 7:30pm

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Accounting - Level 2 Accounting - Level 2 focuses on cash control for business. Topics include cash receipt journals, bank reconciliation and an introduction to payroll. Prerequisite: Accounting - Level 1 or equivalent experience. Hours: 40

Tuition Fee: $275 (must have Accounting Level 1 textbook)

Date: Oct 24 - Dec 19 Time: 5:00 - 7:30pm

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Accounting - Level 4 This course will train you to prepare corporate accounts, including the Statement of Retained Earnings, Statement of Changes in Financial Position and to analyze financial statements. Also included are amortization/depletion, determining book gain/loss on disposal of plants and equipment, accounting for stocks and shares, and allocation of dividends. These topics are covered in detail, ranging from journal entries to financial analysis. Prerequisite: Accounting - Level 3 or equivalent experience. Hours: 40

Date:

Tuition Fee: $275 (must have Accounting Level 3 textbook)

Starting January 2002

MTWT F S Date: Aug 20 - Oct 17 Time: 5:00 - 7:30pm

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Part-Time Continuing Education Building/Resident Management Modern Caretaking Certificate Learn practical caretaking techniques designed to meet the needs of building managers, executive housekeepers, contract cleaners, supervisors or custodians. Cleaning techniques including dusting, mopping, sweeping, washroom cleaning and the cleaning of special areas like ceilings, walls, windows and furniture are all covered in this program. You will also receive training in the use and maintenance of equipment (polishers and vacuums), cleaning chemicals (WHMIS - Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems), interpersonal skills and safety tips. Hours: 40

Tuition Fee: $350 MTWT F S

Date: Sept 29 - Nov 3 Time: 8:30am - 5:00pm No class October 6

Certificate in Resident Management

Hours: 48

Tuition Fee: $350 MTWT F S

Date: Oct 1 - Nov 28 Time: 6:30 - 9:30pm

“Freedom 50” with Computers

Introduction to Computers

Is technology passing you by? Let us help you turn your free time into fun time. Our customized “Freedom 50” course is specially designed for adults with no computer experience or limited computer skills. We teach you how to use Windows, create simple word processing documents and how to surf the Internet.

Get comfortable with IBMcompatible computers and the basic features of Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word and the Internet. Find out how to properly open and close Windows, use on-line help, My Computer and Windows Explorer. You’ll also get an introduction to creating, designing, formatting and editing documents, and surfing the Internet. This course is designed for those with little or no computer experience. Prerequisite: Introduction to Keyboarding or typing speed of 15 wpm or equivalent experience. Hours: 20

Prerequisite: Basic Keyboarding Skills Hours: 10

Tuition Fee: $125 MTWT F S

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Tuition Fee: $250 MTWT F S

Date: July 17 - Aug 9 Time: 5:00 - 7:30pm Date: Aug 20 - Sept 17 Time: 6:00 - 8:30pm Date: Sept 8 - 29 Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm Date: Oct 3 - 24 Time: 12:00 - 5:00pm Date: Oct 29 - Nov 26 Time: 6:00 - 8:30pm Date: Nov 26 - Dec 19 Time: 5:00 - 7:30pm

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Introduction to Keyboarding Learn how to increase typing speed and accuracy by using a combination of a typing computer program and completing typing drills using Microsoft Word. An instructor is available to help you if you get stuck and to track your speed and accuracy. Hours: 20

Tuition Fee: $150 MTWT F S

No class on September 3 & November 12 Date: July 16 - Aug 13 Time: 5:00 - 7:30pm Date: Aug 14 - Sept 6 Time: 5:00 - 7:30pm Date: Sept 18 - Oct 11 Time: 6:00 - 8:30pm Date: Oct 22 - Nov 19 Time: 5:30 - 8:00pm Date: Nov 26 - Dec 19 Time: 5:00 - 7:30pm

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Reduce your rent and choose your neighbours! This program will qualify you as a resident manager in Calgary’s ever-thriving rental market. Practical training includes legal procedures, leasing, emergency procedures, heating systems, rent collection and record keeping.

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Part-Time Continuing Education Keyboarding - Advanced If you already have some keyboarding knowledge, this program provides a variety of drills and exercises to increase your typing speed and strengthen your accuracy. Prerequisite: Introduction to Keyboarding or typing speed of 15 wpm. Hours: 20

Tuition Fee: $150 MTWT F S

Date: July 16 - Aug 13 Time: 5:00 - 7:30pm Date: Aug 14 - Sept 6 Time: 5:00 - 7:30pm Date: Sept 18 - Oct 11 Time: 6:00 - 8:30pm Date: Oct 22 - Nov 19 Time: 5:30 - 8:00pm Date: Nov 26 - Dec 19 Time: 5:00 - 7:30pm

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Microsoft Access Microsoft Access is a powerful relational database management system used for sorting, organizing, and reporting data and information. Access allows you to manipulate your data in a number of ways in the user-friendly Windows environment. It is an excellent tool for both new and experienced database users. You will learn how to set up functional databases, design attractive data entry forms, and produce meaningful reports. Prerequisites: Microsoft Excel Introduction, Microsoft Word Introduction or equivalent experience. Hours: 20

Tuition Fee: $250 MTWT F S

Date: July 17 - Aug 9 Time: 5:00 - 7:30pm Date: Oct 1 - 29 Time: 6:00 - 8:30pm

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Microsoft Excel Advanced

This course expands on the basic fundamentals of databases: multiple tables, advanced queries, design of forms and reports, command buttons and exchanging data.

Build on the skills you learned in Introduction to Microsoft Excel. You will learn about customizing the Excel workspace, start-up options, toolbars, default templates, and automated worksheet formatting. You will also find out how to set up Excel data lists to sort, filter and subtotal data, create pivot tables (cross-tab summaries), use Excel’s advanced spreadsheet analysis and much more.

Prerequisite: Microsoft Access Introduction or equivalent experience. Hours: 20

Tuition Fee: $250 MTWT F S

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Prerequisite: Microsoft Excel Introduction or equivalent experience.

Microsoft Excel Introduction

Hours: 20

Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft’s most popular business spreadsheet program. After completing this course, you will not only be able to create an impressive spreadsheet, but also chart it! You’ll learn how to create and print worksheets (enter, edit, and delete text and numeric data), manipulate and protect worksheet data, work with formulas and functions, format worksheets, and create and edit charts. Prerequisites: Introduction to Computers and Microsoft Word Introduction or equivalent experience. Hours: 20

Tuition Fee: $250 MTWT F S

Date: July 17 - Aug 9 Time: 5:00 - 7:30pm Date: Aug 27 - Sept 24 Time: 6:00 - 8:30 pm Date: Oct 2 - 25 Time: 5:00 - 7:30pm Date: Nov 17 - Dec 8 Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm No class September 3

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Date: Aug 27 - Sept 24 Time: 5:00 - 7:30pm Date: Nov 5 - Dec 3 Time: 6:00 - 8:30pm

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Microsoft PowerPoint Using Microsoft PowerPoint you will use templates, drawing tools, text boxes and clip-art to create professional-looking electronic and print presentations. PowerPoint allows you to organize a collection of images and text into a presentation and place it on slides, overheads or printed pages. Prerequisites: Introduction to Computers and Microsoft Word Introduction or equivalent experience. Hours: 20

Tuition Fee: $250 MTWT F S

Date: Sept 17 - Oct 15 Time: 6:00 - 8:30pm

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Part-Time Continuing Education Microsoft Publisher On-line & In Class

Microsoft Word Introduction

Microsoft Word Intermediate

Working with Microsoft Publisher, you will learn to incorporate text, photographs and graphics into documents. This course focuses on designing common documents like business cards, newsletters, brochures, posters and flyers. You will also be introduced to the principles of document design and typography.

Explore the basics of Microsoft Word. This course will guide you through the effective use of toolbars, file maintenance, moving and copying data, manipulating fonts, font styles and attributes, work with borders and shading, adjusting margins and spacing, setting tabs and indents, and headers and footers. You’ll also learn to use the AutoCorrect and AutoText features and finish documents by using the spelling, thesaurus and grammar features.

Expand your knowledge of Microsoft Word. Learn how to use the letter wizard, use the thesaurus, create footnotes, use bookmarks, create auto text entries, use symbols, create and modify templates, create and modify tables, use the mail merge features and create envelopes and labels.

Prerequisites: Introduction to Computers and Microsoft Word Intermediate or equivalent experience. Hours: 20

Tuition Fee: $275 MTWT F S

Date: Oct 29 - Nov 26 Time: 6:00 - 8:30pm

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Tuition Fee: $ 250 MTWT F S

Date: July 17 - Aug 9 Time: 5:00 - 7:30pm Date: Aug 13 - Sept 10 Time: 5:00 - 7:30pm Date: Sept 24 - Oct 22 Time: 6:00 - 8:30pm Date: Oct 13 - Nov 3 Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm Date: Nov 26 - Dec 19 Time: 5:00 - 7:30pm

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Tuition Fee: $250

Date: Aug 14 - Sept 6 Time: 5:00 - 7:30pm Date: Sept 25 - Oct 18 Time: 5:00 - 7:30pm Date: Nov 19 - Dec 12 Time: 6:00 - 8:30pm

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MTWT F S

No class November 12

Also available on-line — continuous intake. Phone 297-4040 for more information.

Prerequisites: Microsoft Word Introduction and 20 wpm or equivalent experience.

This Microsoft Word course includes some of the more advanced features of the program, such as working with styles, columns, graphics and the drawing tools. You will also be introduced to desktop publishing techniques and will produce documents such as newsletters, flyers, brochures, business cards and letterhead. Prerequisites: Microsoft Word Intermediate and 20 wpm or equivalent experience. Tuition Fee: $ 250 MTWT F S Date: Aug 14 - Sept 6 Time: 6:00 - 8:30pm Date: Oct 29 - Nov 26 Time: 5:00 - 7:30pm

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Part-Time Continuing Education Adobe Illustrator An introduction to the fundamentals of vector-based graphics using Adobe’s industry standard Illustrator 8. This course covers the use of Illustrator’s powerful design tools as well as the issues involved in preparing graphics for output to print and to the Web. Prerequisites: Introduction to Computers and Microsoft Word advanced or equivalent experience. Hours:30

Tuition Fee: $ 375

MTWT F S Date: Sept 4 - Sept 22 Time: Tue/Thurs 6:00 - 9:00pm; Saturday 10:00am - 4:00pm

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This course focuses on the basic principles governing quality page layout and document design. Whether creating for print production or for the Web, the use of professional and creative design techniques adds a touch of distinction to any project or presentation. Included are exercises in the effective use of space and colour, the role of expert typography, traditional and modern layout methods, and a review of the various elements that help to turn work into art. It is strongly recommended for those entering the desktop publishing or Web site development fields.

Explores many of the advanced techniques employed by professional designers with the effective integration of vector and bitmap programs. This course expands on the use of Adobe’s powerful Illustrator, Photoshop and ImageReady software in producing industry-standard, high quality output for print and the Web community.

Tuition Fee: $225

Prerequisites: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator or equivalent experience. Hours: 30

Tuition Fee: $375 MTWT F S

Date: Nov 13 - Dec 13 Time: 5:30 - 8:30pm

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Learn how you can use Adobe PageMaker to incorporate text, photographs and graphics into more complex documents, and further your knowledge of document design and typography.

This is not a computer course

Adobe Photoshop

Prerequisites: Introduction to Computers and Microsoft Word Intermediate or equivalent experience. Tuition Fee: $375 MTWT F S Date: July 21 - Aug 25 Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Advanced Graphics & Image Editing

Hours: 20

Adobe PageMaker - In Class and On-line

Hours: 30

Layout and Design Fundamentals

No class August 4

Also available on-line — continuous intake. Phone 297-4040 for more information.

Learn to use the world’s premiere bitmap manipulation software: Adobe Photoshop 5.5. The course teaches you how to create, import, edit and export digital images for use in publishing to print or the Web. Also covered are principles of resolution, colour correction, compression and scanning techniques. Prerequisite: Introduction to computers and Microsoft Word Advanced or equivalent experience. Hours: 30

Learn how to use a scanner and digital camera to produce attractive images for Web pages, for printing or for exchanging with others via email. Also, learn the basic principles involved with CD writing. This course covers the basic principles and fundamental techniques of acquiring and enhancing digital images. Prerequisites: Microsoft Word Introduction and Introduction to the Internet. Hours: 5

Tuition Fee: $100

Tuition Fee: $375 MTWT F S

Date: Oct 2 - Nov 1 Time: 5:30 - 8:30pm

Introduction to Scanning, Digital Photography and CD Writing

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Part-Time Continuing Education CorelDRAW - In Class and On-line Discover how to create and edit vector-based graphics using CorelDRAW. You will learn to prepare images for print, desktop publishing, Web pages and other purposes, as well as how to apply principles of digital colour, pixel resolution, typography, and converting images between bitmap and vector-based formulas. Prerequisites: Microsoft Word Intermediate or equivalent experience. Hours: 20

Tuition Fee: $275 MTWT F S

Date: Nov 17 - Dec 8 Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Also available on-line — continuous intake. Phone (403) 297-4040 for more information.

Introduction to the Internet “Surf the Net” using Internet Explorer, a graphical browser. Find out how to research topics, locate programs, and chat with others — on-line! Visit various sites and learn to use e-mail in this course. Time is set aside for in-class “surfing.” Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers or equivalent experience. Hours: 5

Tuition Fee: $100 MTWT F S

Date: July 10 Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm Date: Aug 16 Time: 11:00am - 4:00pm Date: Oct 9 & 11 Time: 6:00 - 8:30pm Date: Nov 3 Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm Date: Dec 10 & 12 Time: 5:00 - 7:30pm

Create and edit electronic photographs and bitmap images using Corel PhotoPaint. You will learn how to prepare images for printing and inclusion in desktop publishing and Web page documents. Topics include principles of digital colour, pixel resolution, image scanning and Optical Character Resolution. Prerequisites: Microsoft Word Intermediate or equivalent experience.

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Prerequisites: Microsoft Word Advanced, Introduction to the Internet and Web Site Development Using HTML or equivalent experience. Hours: 30

Tuition Fee: $375

No class on October 6

Tuition Fee: $275

M T W T F S Su Date: Sept 25 - Oct 6 Time: Tue/Thur 5:00 - 8:00pm; Saturday/Sunday 9:00am - 4:00pm

Also available on-line — continuous intake. Phone (403) 297-4040 for more information.

Web Site Development Using Microsoft FrontPage - In Class Build on what you learned in the Web Site Development Using HTML course or find out how you can add features to your Web sites that will attract repeat visitors. You’ll get an introduction to Microsoft FrontPage, a powerful Web publishing tool, and find out how to use multimedia files and interactive components to enhance your site. Prerequisites: Microsoft Word Intermediate and Introduction to the Internet or equivalent experience. Hours: 20

Tuition Fee: $275 M T W T F S Su

Date : Aug 1 - 29 Time: 5:00 - 7:30pm Date: Oct 20, 21, 27 Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

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MTWT F S Date: Sept 29 - Nov 3 Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Hours: 20

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Flash is a Web-based animation program. This course will introduce students to Flash as well as how to prepare animations for the Web. Learn how to produce content in Flash as well as how to add life to Web sites. Discover how to use built-in tools to create graphics and text.

Tuition Fee: $275

Learn to create basic Web pages and Web sites using HTML (Hypertext Markup Language). This course teaches you how to incorporate text, lists, graphics, links and tables into effectively designed Web pages — then shows you how to publish them on the World Wide Web. Principles of Web design are also discussed. Prerequisites: Introduction to Computers, Microsoft Word Intermediate, and Introduction to the Internet or equivalent experience.

Macromedia Flash Corel PhotoPaint - On-line

Web Site Development Using HTML - On-line & In Class


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Part-Time Continuing Education Web Site Development Using Microsoft FrontPage - On-line Bow Valley College in partnership with Norquest College delivers the following Microsoft FrontPage course over the Internet. To access the course you must have access to the Internet, Netscape version 4 or higher, and a word processing package. A working knowledge of the Internet is required. This course introduces you to the power of Microsoft FrontPage 2000, a powerful Web site development and management tool. You will learn how to create simple and complex sites, add images, feedback forms and common themes. You will learn to employ the powerful templates, wizards, styles, lists, tables, themes and publishing tools of Microsoft FrontPage. The course will be delivered over the Internet using the WebCT tool. This will allow you to participate in learning activities and interact with your instructor and other students at any time from any place. You will also be able to work at your own pace through the course.

Microsoft FrontPage Advanced - On-line Discover how Microsoft FrontPage can help you prepare more involved Web pages and Web sites. This advanced course gives you valuable experience with the more complicated aspects of Web page and Web site development and design. You’ll learn how to establish an effective presence on the Web as well as maintain and update an existing complex Web site. Prerequisites: Web Site Development Using Microsoft FrontPage or equivalent experience.

Learn to create, edit, animate and manipulate graphics files for use on Web pages. This course covers topics such as compression, animated GIFs, transparent GIFs, text effects and use of background patterns. You’ll also learn how to use Paint Shop Pro, a popular graphics editor. A digital camera and scanner will be used for a portion of the course. Prerequisites: Microsoft Word Intermediate, Introduction to the Internet or equivalent experience. Hours: 20

Tuition: $275 Dates:

Tuition Fee: $275 MTWT F S

Continuous admission

Available through On-line Learning. For more information call (403) 297-4040.

Learn how to enhance your Web pages using advanced HTML techniques. This course teaches you how to use JavaScript, Cascading Style Sheets and other methods to produce professional Web pages. Prerequisite: Web Site Development using HTML or equivalent experience.

Tuition: $275 (includes text book)

Hours: 10

Tuition Fee: $150

Continuous admission

M T W T F S Su Date: Nov 24 - 25 Time: 9:00am - 3:30pm

Date: Sept 5 - Oct 1 Time: 5:00 - 7:30pm

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Promoting Your Web Site

Advanced HTML

Prerequisites: Microsoft Word Intermediate and Introduction to the Internet or equivalent experience. Dates:

Creating Web Graphics

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Learn how to increase traffic to your Web site through the use of search engines and other on-line tools and techniques. This course covers topics such as analyzing your Web competition, creating and positioning keywords, developing effective Web site titles and descriptions as well as developing Web advertising campaigns. Several on-line marketing services will also be examined. Detailed course notes and a companion Web page are included. Prerequisites: Web Site Development using HTML, Microsoft Word - Intermediate, Introduction to the Internet or equivalent experience. Hours: 20

Tuition Fee: $275 MTWT F S

Date: Oct 10 - Nov 5 Time: 5:00 - 7:30pm

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Part-Time Continuing Education Introduction to E-Commerce

Introduction to Programming

Learn to establish an effective presence on the World Wide Web and how to use e-mail to improve communication with customers, suppliers, partners and employees. This course explores how local and international businesses are using the Internet to compete more effectively and identifies the steps required to develop an Internet business plan and get started.

This course is designed to give the student the logic involved in the computing process and the ability to develop an algorithm to describe the solution to a given problem, with implementation using a program language.

Prerequisites: Web Site Development Using HTML; Microsoft Word - Intermediate, Introduction to the Internet or equivalent experience. Hours: 20

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Macromedia Dreamweaver Learn how to use this awardwinning Web design tool to create advanced Web pages. This course teaches you how to incorporate the latest Web development technologies including DHTML and Javascript.

Supervisory Skills Gain confidence and learn the skills you need to effectively supervise others in a business environment. You’ll cover topics including your role as a supervisor, how to effectively communicate and motivate your staff, performance management and strategies for dealing with conflict and performance problems. Prerequisites: Microsoft Word Introduction or equivalent experience. Hours: 30

MTWT F S

Tuition Fee: $275 MTWT F S

Date: Nov 6 - Dec 6 Time: 5:30 - 8:30pm

Tuition Fee: $275

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Office Supervisory Skills On-line Bow Valley College in partnership with Norquest College delivers the following Supervisory Skills course over the Internet. To access the course, you must have access to the Internet, Netscape version 4 or higher and a word processing package. A working knowledge of computers and the Internet is required.

• The supervisor’s role and the management process • Organizing and planning activities • Problem solving and conflict resolution • Assessment of staffing needs • Staff training and performance appraisals • Motivating staff and teambuilding strategies • Leadership qualities and traits • Effective employee communication • Controlling • Stress management Admission Requirements: Experience working in an office environment or a certificate in Office Administration or Accounting Assistant. This is a credit course. Length: 10 weeks Dates:

Oct 15 - Dec 21, 2001 Jan 21 - Mar 28, 2002 Apr 22 - Jun 28, 2002

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Prerequisites: Web Site Development Using HTML, Microsoft Word - Intermediate, Introduction to the Internet or equivalent experience.

Date: Aug 11 - 25 Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Date: Nov 27 - Dec 18 Time: 5:00 - 8:00pm

Topics include:

Tuition Fee: $ 250

No class October 8

No class November 12

Hours: 20

Hours: 30

MTWT F S

MTWT F S Date: Nov 7 - Dec 5 Time: 5:00 - 7:30pm

Prerequisites: Introduction to Computers and strong Window skills.

Learn the skills you need to be an efficient supervisor and enhance your value in the marketplace, increase your chances of a promotion or simply make your job easier. Study at times that are convenient to you from your home or office. The supervisory skills you learn in this course are applicable to any work environment.

Date: Oct 1 - Nov 5 Time: 5:30 - 8:30pm

Tuition Fee: $275

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Part-Time Continuing Education Organizational Behaviour Study the behaviour of groups and individuals and leadership, organizational culture, group dynamics, communication processes, organizational structure and design. These concepts will be communicated through lectures, group interaction and case studies. Hours: 30

Tuition Fee: $275 MTWT F S

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CPR Basic Rescuer Refresher

Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)

Experts are constantly finding new and better first aid techniques, so it’s important to update your skills regularly. This course reviews CPR Basic Rescuer training and refreshes your skills and knowledge. A CPR Basic Rescuer recertification is issued upon completion. Course material provided in the class.

This in-depth course is brokered from Portage College and provides the necessary knowledge and skills for an entry-level ambulance attendant. Approximately 90 hours of classroom instruction and skill building demonstrations and practice are augmented by home study. Train to become a member of an EMS team!

Call (403) 297-5381 for more information.

Successful completion provides certificates in Advanced First Aid, AED (Automated External Defibrillation), and Emergency Medical Responder and allows you to write the provincial EMR exam.

Hours: 4

First Aid/CPR

MTWT F S

CPR Basic Rescuer The life of another human being could rest in your hands. Learn what to do in case of a heart attack, drowning or choking. This comprehensive course will prepare you to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) on adults, children and infants. A certificate is issued upon successful completion. Course material provided the first day of class. Call (403) 297-5381 for more information. Hours: 8-10

Tuition Fee: $65 MTWT F S

Dates: July 17 & 18 Time: 5:00 - 9:00pm Date: Sept 18 & 19 Time: 5:00 - 9:00pm Dates: Oct 27 Time: 8:30am - 5:00pm Dates: Nov 24 Time: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Tuition Fee: $35

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Date: July 9 Time: 5:00 - 9:00pm Date: Aug 13 Time: 5:00 - 9:00pm Date: Sept 10 Time: 5:00 - 9:00pm Date: Oct 15 Time: 5:00 - 9:00pm Date: Nov 19 Time: 5:00 - 9:00pm Date: Dec 17 Time: 5:00 - 9:00pm

Call (403) 297-5381 for more information. Prerequisite: Standard First Aid and CPR - level C within 12 months. Information Sessions: Wednesday, 7:00 to 8:00pm. May16, 23 or 30. Tuition: $800, includes books and materials.

Emergency First Aid (with CPR Level A)

Hours: 8

Tuition Fee: $65 MTWT F S

Learn the basics of how to respond during a medical emergency. This course includes training in the first level of CPR (Heart Saver).

Date: June 12 - Aug 4 Time: Tues 6:00 - 10:00pm Time: Sat 8:30am - 5:00pm

Call (403) 297-5381 for more information. Hours: 8

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Dates: Sept 22 Time: 8:30am - 5:00pm Date: Nov 24 Time: 8:30am - 5:00pm

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Part-Time Continuing Education Standard First Aid (with CPR Level C)

Standard First Aid Refresher

Medic First Aid Instructor (EMP)

Develop the skills and confidence necessary to save someone you love, or even yourself, in an emergency. This course will teach you first aid treatments for fractures, burns, poisonings, cuts and wounds, and other injuries, as well as discuss anatomy, physiology and safety. Training in Basic Rescuer CPR Level C is included.

It’s important to update your skills regularly. This course reviews basic first aid and refreshes your skills and knowledge.

This course prepares you to teach Standard and Emergency Medic First Aid.

You will receive a nationally recognized certificate upon completion. If you think this course could benefit your friends or family, or the people in your office, this course can be delivered to groups on request.

Date: Aug 13 & 14 Time: 6:00 - 10:00pm Date: Sept 22 Time: 8:30am - 5:00pm Date: Oct 15 & 16 Time: 6:00 - 10:00pm Date: Nov 24 Time: 6:00 - 10:00pm

For more information, call the Health and Community Care Department at (403) 297-5381. Hours: 16

Tuition Fee: $95 M T W T F S Su

Dates: June 14 - 16 Time: Thurs/Fri 6:00 - 10:00pm Time: Sat 8:30am - 5:00pm Dates: July 22 & 23 Time: 8:30am - 5:00pm Dates: Aug 25 & 26 Time: 8:30am - 5:00pm Dates: Sept 15 & 16 Time: 8:30am - 5:00pm Dates: Oct 13 & 14 Time: 8:30am - 5:00pm Dates: Nov 15 - 17 Time: Thurs/Fri 6:00 - 10:00pm Time: Sat 8:30am - 5:00pm Dates: Dec 15 & 16 Time: 8:30am - 5:00pm

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Prerequisite: Current Standard First Aid (CPR Instructor is recommended).

For more information, call the Health and Community Care Department at (403) 297-4871. Hours: 8

Tuition Fee: $60 MTWT F S

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Hours: 20

Tuition Fee: $250 (includes materials)

M T W T F S Su Date: July 27 - 29 Time: Fri 6:00 - 10:00pm Time: Sat/Sun 8:30am - 5:00pm Date: Sept 29 - Oct 1 Time: Fri 6:00 - 10:00pm Time: Sat/Sun 8:30am - 5:00pm Date: Nov 23 - 25 Time: Fri 6:00 - 10:00pm Time: Sat/Sun 8:30am - 5:00pm

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Pediatric First Aid (With Infant/Child CPR) Whether you’re a parent, teacher or child care worker, you need to know how to help children in your care during an emergency. Get the skills you need to help a child or infant in distress. Learn special techniques for administering first aid in situations such as choking, allergic reactions, and poisonings. This program is accredited for day care worker training.

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Investigations and Security Private Investigations

Call (403) 297-5381 for more information. Hours: 16

Pre-Study: You must successfully complete the “Classroom Communication Instructor Reference Guide.” The cost of this guide is included in the fees and is available from the Health and Community Care Department.

Tuition Fee: $85 M T W T F S Su

Hours: 39

Pediatric First Aid Refresher (With Infant/Child CPR)

Tuition Fee: $350 MTWT F S

Date: Sept 27 - Nov 8 Time: 6:00 - 9:00pm

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Dates: Sept 22 & 23 Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Dates: Nov 24 & 25 Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Get ready to enter the intriguing world of private investigation. Topics include investigative techniques, information sources, aids to investigation, surveillance methods, interviewing, documentation and investigation litigation.


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Part-Time Continuing Education Background Coverings

Business Security and Investigations This course will provide you with a good understanding of business security and investigations. We will walk you through a step-by-step learning process that will give you a solid foundation to seek a career in this field. Some areas of training include: Criminal code and the law, internal and external theft and fraud investigations, powers of arrest and arrest procedures, interviewing techniques and the use of security equipment. Using case studies, you will learn basic investigation and prevention techniques. Hours: 33

Tuition Fee: $300

In this course, you will be applying the elements and principles of design to the walls, floors and ceilings in a decorating concept. Wall coverings, architectural ceilings and all varieties of flooring will be depicted in various styles. There are two tours scheduled to show actual samples of backgrounds, retail and wholesale. Prerequisite: Completion of core courses see page 11. Hours: 20

Tuition Fee: $175 MTWT F S

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Prerequisite: Completion of core courses see page 11. Tuition Fee: $175 MTWT F S

No class November 12

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Colour Boards

Interior Decorating Accessories In this workshop you will see how to make an impression by decorating with accessories. You will learn the art of balance and symmetry. You will practice with actual examples and samples. Hours: 6

Architectural space plans and design choices of apartments and condos often present decorating challenges. Find out how to apply the elements of design for small-space decorating to create actual and visual space, providing storage solutions, camouflage or embellish features, use the balcony as an extension of the living space and work in a colour scheme to complement furniture and accessories.

Hours: 20

MTWT F S Date: Nov 13 - Dec 18 Time: 6:00 - 9:00pm

Decorating Apartments and Condos

Tuition Fee: $75

In this workshop you will learn how to establish and assemble a sample board. Working with all the elements and principles of design and the backgrounds, furniture, window treatments and accessories, you will find out how to depict this onto a presentation board, which is standard to the industry. Hours: 6

Decorating the Nursery Find out the best colours and décor to use in the room your new little bundle will be resting in — and eventually playing in. Learn how to create an atmosphere that stimulates growth while providing quiet solitude. Hours: 6

Tuition Fee: $75

Tuition Fee: $75 M T W T F S Su

Date: Aug 25 Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm

MTWT F S Date: Nov 24 Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm

MTWT F S

Date: Sept 29 Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm

Apartment Tours Observe and enjoy the various techniques to interior decorating apartments. Hours: 6

Tuition Fee: $75 MTWT F S

Date: Oct 13 Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm

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Part-Time Continuing Education Decorating Styles

Faux Painting

Furniture Selection

Learn how to decorate in a style that complements the personal lifestyle of your client. The characteristics of traditional, country, modern/ contemporary and eclectic decorating styles will be discussed. You’ll also explore the elements of each style including atmosphere, colour scheme, lighting, background coverings, furniture, window coverings and accessories.

In this workshop you will learn all the latest techniques in faux painting. It’s a hands-on approach so wear your painting clothes. Learn how to co-ordinate colours and apply them to achieve several different effects.

Learn to select the furniture, case goods and upholstery most appropriate for a specific decorating style. A field trip is part of the practicum of this course.

Prerequisite: Completion of core courses see page 11. Hours: 20

Tuition Fee: $175 MTWT F S

Date: Sept 12 - Oct 24 Time: 5:30-8:30pm

Hours: 12

Date: Sept 15 - 16 Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm

Discover how to create a festive atmosphere in your home during the Christmas holiday season. You’ll learn about Christmas decorating considerations such as colour, theme, budget, safety, design planning and light. Find a Christmas decorating idea for every room in your home or office. Tuition Fee: $75 MTWT F S Date: Nov 3 Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm

Tuition Fee: $200 MTWT F S

Decorating for the Christmas Season

Hours: 6

Topics covered include: Ragging, sponging, colour washing, striae, frottage, leathering, roller applications, crackle (clear crackle and a paint crackle), ornamental relief, 3-D stencil, Venetian Plaster, distressed metal using foils, fossilizing (leaf motif), positive negative with polyurethane, 3-D stencil (in depth) and distressed plaster.

Prerequisite: Completion of core courses see page 11. Hours: 20

Tuition Fee: $175 MTWT F S

Date: Nov 1 - Dec 13 Time: 5:30 - 8:30pm

The Home Office Discover how to create a functional, easily accessible and comfortable home or office. Find out how to space plan and integrate required equipment, lighting and furniture into the working area. Hours: 6

Tuition Fee: $75 MTWT F S

Fibres to Fabrics In this course you will discover the differences and the similarities in synthetic and natural fibres. You will experience a hands-on approach to the world of fibres. Specifications for projects will seem a breeze when you learn what type of fibre is appropriate for any application. A tour will be conducted to a wholesaler for those who are taking a daytime class, and to a retailer for those taking an evening class.

Date: Dec 8 Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm

Hours: 20

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Prerequisite: Completion of core courses see page 11. Tuition Fee: $175 MTWT F S Date: Oct 13 - 27 Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm

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Part-Time Continuing Education

Sufficient natural and/or artificial light lets us fully appreciate the decorating products we use. Discuss the function and aesthetics of artificial light (incandescent, fluorescent and halogen), and go through a room-by-room selection and placement of general, task and accent lighting. Hours: 20

Tuition Fee: $175 MTWT F S

Date: Sept 13 - Oct 25 Time: 5:30 - 8:30pm

The Operation of Design In this course you will learn how to own and operate a home-based interior-decorating firm. You will learn how to organize your space effectively, and discover the abundance of wholesalers in this field. You will learn about finder’s fees and other means of income in this industry. Prerequisite: 195 hours of course instruction from Bow Valley College. Hours: 12 Date:

Law

Window Treatment

Lighting Effects and Techniques

Tuition Fee: $140

Offered in 2002

Space Planning Learn how to plan for the arrangement of furnishings to create maximum convenience of movement and visual appeal. In this course, you’ll practice floor plans and elevations and examine the specific space requirements of each room in a home.

Learn how to select both hard (metal, wood and PVC) and soft window coverings for specific rooms and decorating styles. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages, designs, qualities and application of both types of coverings. You’ll find out everything that you need to pull it all together including rods, finials and trims. Hours: 6

Tuition Fee: $75 MTWT F S

Date: Nov 17 Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm

Civil Litigation Learn about basic legal procedures and documents involved in civil litigation including initiating an action in Court of Queen’s Bench, response options of Defendants, obtaining an Order, filing and serving documents, and the steps involved in taking a litigation matter to its conclusion. Prerequisites: Microsoft Word Introduction and keyboarding speed of 30 wpm. Hours: 21

Professional Interior Decorating Course Final Prepare to manage projects and “pitch” presentations with this final course in the Professional Interior Decorating Certificate. The class includes time for you to demonstrate all the skills you’ve learned by preparing a final interior decorating project. You’ll get the opportunity to present your project before an expert panel for final evaluation. Students in the Professional Interior Certificate must take this course to receive certification. This course can only be taken after you complete all specified core, optional and elective courses. (Course is only offered in the spring). Hours: 20 Date:

Tuition Fee: $250 MTWT F S

Date: Aug 11 - 25 Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Introduction to the Legal System Learn about the principles and concepts of the Canadian legal system, legal procedures, documents and terminology, as well as the general organization and administration of law firms. Prerequisites: Microsoft Word Introduction and keyboarding speed of 30 wpm. Hours: 21 Date:

Tuition Fee: $250

Offered February 2002

Tuition Fee: $225

Offered spring 2002

Prerequisite: Completion of core courses see page 11. Hours: 20

Tuition Fee: $175 MTWT F S

Date: Sept 10 - Oct 29 Time: 5:30 - 8:30pm

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Part-Time Continuing Education Corporate/ Commercial Law

Legal Word Processing and Document Preparation

Marketing

Learn about the documents and procedures for incorporating a company, transferring shares, organizing a minute book, changing directors, filing an annual corporate summary, as well as general corporate/ commercial procedures.

Learn to be proficient in fast, accurate document preparation in a variety of areas of law including legal machine transcription. It is recommended to complete this course last.

Introduction to Marketing

Prerequisites: Microsoft Word Introduction and keyboarding speed of 30 wpm. Hours: 21

Tuition Fee: $250

Prerequisites: Microsoft Word Introduction and keyboarding speed of 40 wpm.

This course is an introduction to the concept of marketing. Students will learn the origins, evolution and principles of modern marketing management including marketing information systems, marketing research, consumer behaviour and marketing mix strategies.

Hours: 21

Hours: 30

Date:

Tuition Fee: $250

MTWT F S

MTWT F S

Date: Nov 3 - 24 Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Date: Aug 14 - Sept 13 Time: 5:30 - 8:30pm

Legal Business Communication

Learn the basic procedures and documents for an uncontested divorce, maintenance/custody orders and division of matrimonial property.

Study the procedures for timely and appropriate business communication in the legal environment. Topics include both written and oral communications, and communication technology encountered in the legal field.

Prerequisites: Microsoft Word Introduction and keyboarding speed of 30 wpm.

Prerequisites: Microsoft Word Introduction and keyboarding speed of 30 wpm.

Hours: 21

Hours: 21

Family Law

Tuition Fee: $250

Health Care Workshops

Get familiar with the basic concepts, documents and procedures for residential and commercial real estate transactions. You’ll learn about adjustments, the organization and functioning of the Land Titles system and how to take a real estate transaction through to its conclusion.

Learn how to prepare wills and the documents and procedures involved in probate.

Hours: 21

MTWT F S

MTWT F S

This interactive workshop introduces basic back principles. Learn about the anatomy of the back, exercises for spine stabilization and practical techniques for back care in daily activities. Presented by Dr. Patricia Wohlford, DC.

Charting/Documentation

Tuition Fee: $250

Date: Oct 13 - 27 Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Tuition Fee: $250

Date: Dec 1 - 15 Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Prerequisites: Microsoft Word Introduction and keyboarding speed of 30 wpm.

Basic Back Care

Improve your skills in data collection and recording clientcare information. Hours: 6

Tuition Fee: $72 MTWT F S

Date: Oct 16 Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm

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Wills and Estates

Hours: 21

We offer a variety of professional interest workshops for health care providers. The following courses are arranged on an individual or group basis. Courses are adaptable to agency policies and procedures. Call (403) 297-4843 for more information.

MTWT F S Date: July 14 - 28 Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Real Estate Law

Prerequisites: Microsoft Word Introduction and keyboarding speed of 30 wpm.

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Medical Courses

Tuition Fee: $250

MTWT F S Date: Sept 8 - 22 Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Tuition Fee: $275

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Part-Time Continuing Education Chest Tubes

Patient Care Plans

Medical Terminology

Gain knowledge in anatomy and physiology, pathology, assessment, equipment, nursing implications and care — as they apply to chest tubes.

Learn about patient classification and documentation systems.

This 10-week part-time course will help you understand doctors’ orders and medical documents - so you can make informed decisions about the best care for you and your family.

Hours: 6

Tuition Fee: $72 MTWT F S

Date: Nov 13 Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm

Community/ Home Care Program Prepare to work in community and home settings as a member of the health care team. Prerequisite: Adult Physical Assessment and Medication Delivery.

Dealing with Challenging Behaviours Explore a variety of different behaviour management strategies.

Gastric Tubes Learn about the care of nasogastric and gastrostomy tubes. Hours: 6

Tuition: $72 MTWT F S

Date: Oct 9 Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm

Lift and Transfer for Institutional Settings Learn about lifts and transfers required in agency/institutional settings including topics such as body mechanics, transfer techniques and principles of mechanical lifters.

Lift and Transfer/Personal Care Combination Learn the principles of body mechanics, practice positioning, and lift and transfer as well as personal care activities including bathing and skin care.

Staples, Sutures and Drains Learn to care for clients with staples, sutures and drains. Includes anatomy, care, removal and assessment. Hours: 7

Tuition Fee: $72 MTWT F S

Date: Nov 5 Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm

This course will make you fluent in the language of medical terminology, including rules, prefixes, suffixes, roots, combining forms, systems, and abbreviations. Course material provided in the workshop. Hours: 24

Tuition Fee: $150 MTWT F S

Working Wisely Workplace Ergonomics Learn about basic principles of repetitive strain injuries and how to identify hazards in your workplace. Emphasis is on back care with guidance on preventative posture, stretches and exercises. Presented by Dr. Patricia Wohlford, DC.

Applied Pharmacology with Medication Therapy This nine-week, home study course may be of particular interest to Licensed Practical Nurses. We will train you to administer medications via oral, inhalant, subcutaneous and percutaneous delivery. Weekly instructor contact is available by telephone and a three-hour class is provided on subcutaneous injections. A 2 1/2-day workshop and a written exam are scheduled at the end of the course. Course materials are available for pick up in the Health and Community Care Department. Fees:

$200

Dates:

October 2 - December 4, 2001 (start dates must fall between these dates.) Call (403) 297-4843.

Date: Sept 26 - Nov 28 Time: 6:30 - 9:00pm

Medical Transcription This 10-week part-time course provides instruction and practice to learn medical transcription skills. Content includes role and responsibilities; transcription guidelines; Internet use; medical terminology; medical records, reports and correspondence; grammar, spelling, proofing, and editing; keyboarding; and use of equipment. Written examination and a skill evaluation are completed at the end of the course. Hours: 30 MTWT F S Dates: Oct 10 - Dec 12 Time: 6:00 - 9:00pm

Prerequisites: (Transcripts required. Testing available.) • Completion of a Medical Terminology course within two years. • Keyboarding (40 wpm), College testing is a requirement. • Microsoft Word and Internet within two years.

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Part-Time Continuing Education Medical Transcription Cont’d

Dates:

October 10 - December 6, 2001 (self-paced)

Tuition: $250 (Textbook and dictionaries not included) $95 Textbook (approx.) $15 Print Card Medical Dictionary (TABERS Dictionary recommended) English Dictionary (Canadian Oxford or Webster’s recommended) For registration and to arrange testing, please call the Registrar’s Office at (403) 297-4040.

Note:

Orientation, October 10, 6:00pm. This is an Internet-based course. Students must have access to the World Wide Web through the Internet, and Internet Explorer 4.0 or 5.0.

Palliative Care Get the awareness and skills needed in palliative care. Learn about ethical and legal issues, roles of family and caregiver, pain management and care for the caregiver. Course materials are available for pickup in the Health and Community Care Department. Please call (403) 297-4843. Home study is required. Hours: 12

Tuition Fee: $130

Infusion Therapy Learn the theory and responsibilities of caring for clients receiving infusion therapy. Includes information on blood and blood products. This course is designed to meet the needs of Licensed Practical Nurses. Course materials are available for pickup in the Health and Community Care Department. Home study is required. Hours: 6

Tuition Fee: $72

Patient Care

MTWT F S

Adult Physical Assessment Learn about anatomy and physiology, history taking, physical assessment, and common system disorders. This workshop is designed for Licensed Practical Nurses and is adaptable to agency policies and roles. Course materials are available for pickup in the Health and Community Care Department. Home study is required. Hours: 30

Tuition Fee: $200 MTWT F S

Date: Sept 25 & 29 Date: Oct 2, 9, 13, 16 Time: 6:30 - 9:00pm Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm

Date: Oct 24, 2001 Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm

Intramuscular Injections This six-hour course provides the opportunity for Licensed Practical Nurses to learn the technique of administering intramuscular injections. Prerequisite: Current competency in sterile techniques and completion of Medication Delivery Course. Hours: 6

Tuition Fee: $75 MTWT F S

Date: Oct 12 & Nov 9, 2001 Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm

MTWT F S Date: Nov 7 & 8 Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm Date: June 4 & 15 Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm

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Processing Medical Orders (On-Line)

Prerequisites: Medical Terminology, Microsoft Word and six months work experience in the health care field. Fees:

Medication Delivery

Learn about foot anatomy, assessment and treatment, hygiene, preventative approaches and selection of footwear for optimum foot health. The program includes one day of classroom instruction at Bow Valley College and one day “hands-on” experience at the Beverly Centre — 1729 - 90 Avenue SW. Course materials are provided in the workshop.

Support workers and caregivers in a variety of settings including agencies, home care, day care and community care can learn about medication delivery through this course. You’ll receive classroom instruction combined with home study. This course is designed for health caregivers other than Licensed Practical Nurses and does not cover injections. Course materials are available for pickup in the Health and Community Care Department. Call (403) 297-4843. Home study is required.

Hours: 12

Tuition Fee: $130 MTWT F S

Date: Oct 24 &25, 2001 Date: Mar 13 & 14, 2002 Time: 8:15am - 3:30pm

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Hours: 15

Tuition Fee: $130 MTWT F S

Date: Oct 17 - Nov 28, 2001 Time: 6:00 - 9:00pm

$275

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Looking to increase your skills? This course offers the opportunity to learn how to process medical orders. You can also earn credit towards a Hospital Unit Clerk Certificate. Course materials are provided in an orientation class. Call (403) 297-4843 for more information.

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Part-Time Continuing Education Subcutaneous Injections and Narcotics Learn techniques for administering subcutaneous injections and get information about administration of narcotics and controlled drugs. This course is designed to appeal to Licensed Practical Nurses. Course materials are available for pickup at the Health and Community Care Department. Call (403) 297-4843. Home study is required. Prerequisite: Current competency in sterile technique and completion of Medication Delivery Course. Hours: 6

Who Are Our Customers?

Mission Statement

• Improve their job security and income-generating capacity by developing stronger numeracy, literacy, technology and workbased skills • Have their prior learning tested, recognized and evaluated • Fulfill legislative or company mandated requirements for safety and industry standards Businesses - who have the need or desire to: • Reduce employee turn-over • Provide employees with access to advancement opportunities within their company • Ensure that all employees meet minimum numeracy and literacy standards • Enhance company profitability by better leveraging the contribution of employees • Develop systematic hiring and screening processes • Address legislative requirements around equity targets • Fulfill legislative or companymandated requirements for safety and industry standards • Retain and develop competent employees through skill upgrades.

“Develop the front line and improve the bottom line...through the practical learning solutions for the workplace” Goals: Promote learning in the workplace, Improve worker skills and earnings, Improve employer competitiveness and profitability through development of their workforce.

Tuition Fee: $72 MTWT F S

Date: Dec 4, 2001 Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm

Tracheostomy Care Learn proper care of a tracheostomy. Includes anatomy and physiology, pathology, assessment, equipment, nursing implications and care. Course materials are available for pickup in the Health and Community Care Department. Call (403) 297-4843. Home study is required. Hours: 6

Workplace Learning Services

Tuition Fee: $72 MTWT F S

Date: Nov 6, 2001 Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm

Urinary Catheterization

Product Lines Testing and Assessment: Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR), Computer Based Skills Assessment (CBSA), Standardized and Customized testing, Test invigilation or proctoring. Training: Skill Training, English in the workplace, Health and Safety courses, Training for trainers, Customer Service Skills, Front Line Supervision. Products: Winning Label (video), Language at Work (book), Canadian Language Benchmarks (workbook), On Target (book), Corporate Lab, Curricula, Test of workplace English skills (TOWES), First Aid and CPR supplies

Individuals - workers who have the desire or need to:

Learn to insert and remove bladder catheters. Review the female and male urinary systems, the importance of fluid balance, the purpose of catheterization and the principles of sterile technique. Adaptations for home setting included. Course materials are available for pickup in the Health and Community Care Department. Call (403) 297-4843. Home study is required. Hours: 12

Tuition Fee: $130 MTWT F S

Date: Dec 11 & 12, 2001 Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm

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General Information Registrar’s Office Hours

Transfer Procedure

Issue of Documents

Monday - Thursday Friday

Class changes and transfers to another start date will only be considered for medical or employment reasons. In such circumstances, a new registration form must be accompanied by a valid medical certificate or a letter on the employer’s letterhead. A $25 administrative fee is charged for all transfers.

• Application Fee (for all full-time students) $35 (non refundable) • Transcript - no charge for first issue • Certificate - no charge for first issue • Income Tax Receipt - no charge for first issue

Program/Course Cancellations

Re-Issue of Documents

8:00am - 7:00pm 8:00am - 4:30pm

Summer hours (July - August) Monday - Thursday Friday

8:00am - 5:30pm 8:00am - 4:30pm

Closed on statutory holidays.

Parking Limited parking is available at $2.00 per entry Monday through Thursday after 4:00pm and Saturdays from 8:00am to 12:00pm. Parking is available Friday nights – however that is only when GED testing is scheduled! The Bow Valley College Bookstore sells Calgary Transit passes and ticket books.

Bow Valley College reserves the right to cancel programs/courses due to insufficient enrollment or other unexpected circumstances. Course tuition, content, textbook/supplies and dates are subject to change.

Supplies and Textbooks Bow Valley College operates a bookstore located on the ground floor of the Main Campus with textbooks and basic supplies, for both full- and part-time programs. Hours of operation are Monday to Friday, 7:30am - 4:00pm. To obtain any additional bookstore information, call (403) 297-4819.

Waiting Lists If your course is full, please ask to be placed on the program course waiting list. We will make every effort to contact you if space becomes available. Please be aware that other student cancellations may result in short notice for your acceptance into the program.

Fee Information

Your tuition fee includes the cost of a timetable, transcript and a certificate (if applicable). Duplication of these items will be subject to the following fees: • • • •

Transcript - $7 Certificate - $10 ID Card - $12 Income Tax Receipts - $7

Student Association Fees SmartCard: Identification Cards/Print Card The SmartCard is the official identification for students at Bow Valley College. The information contained on your SmartCard includes your name, student number and your photo. It will be necessary to have the card with you as identification. The SmartCard also will allow you to print within the college (Main Campus). The cards have an electronic purse function that allows you to put money on your SmartCard at the cash-to-card machine located in the main lobby of the Main Campus. The card will cost $12.00 and include $2.00 worth of printing. Further printing will cost 10 cents a page.

Full-time students are subject to a Bow Valley College Student Association (BVCSA) fee. Students are charged $1.50 per week of the program they are attending. Student Association fees are non-refundable.

Application Fees Some programs require prior learning assessment for reading, writing, math and/or typing. Application fee is $35.

Outstanding Fees Unpaid or outstanding fees will result in program withdrawal and denial of future registration, as well as denial of access to transcripts and certificates. Payment of outstanding accounts may result in reinstatement of regular student status.

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General Information Receipts and Income Tax Deduction Receipts are issued at the time of payment for courses, texts, etc. Students enrolled at Bow Valley College may be eligible for tuition credit. On submitting receipts for income tax purposes, students may be requested to provide proof they are working towards an occupation or improving their skills in an occupation by taking courses. Please retain the receipt you receive after registering; this is your income tax receipt. Duplicate income tax receipts are available, but it is important to hold on to all receipts for your own records.

Tuition Refund Procedures A full refund will be issued if Bow Valley College cancels any program or course. Students withdrawing from a program(s) and/or course(s) may receive a refund of tuition fees based on the length of attendance in the course, provided there are no outstanding financial accounts. Compassionate grounds will also be considered. Students who withdraw up to one week before classes commence are eligible for a full refund, less a $50 administrative fee. Students withdrawing after this point, but up to and including the passage of 20% of the program/course are eligible for a refund of 75% of the tuition, less the $50 administrative fee. Refunds will NOT be issued if a student has completed MORE than 20% of a program or course.

Registrar’s Office Second Floor 332-6th Avenue S.E. Calgary, Alberta T2G 4S6

Student Services Learner Resource Services

Approved refund cheques will be mailed to you or refunded on your credit card within two (2) to three (3) weeks of receiving your request. *Tuition and refunds are subject to review and may change as required without prior notice.

Financial Assistance Bow Valley College provides information on eligibility for financial assistance. Assistance is available to both full- and part-time learners. The Admissions and Counselling Department will help you to determine if you are eligible for funding. They can also help you in completing an application and determine if you can apply for special needs funding. Applications are available at the College.

The Learning Resource Services (LRS) is the learner and instructional support department for the College. For learners, it provides high standards of academic support by providing resources, technology access, testing facilities, workshops and orientations. This also includes a variety of support services for learners with physical and/or learning disabilities. The goal is to help learners succeed. For more information call (403) 297-4979.

Assistive Technology Lab The Learning Resource Services houses a Lab for Assistive Technology that allows students with disabilities to access various types of specialized software and/or equipment to help them overcome barriers in learning and training.

Bow Valley College staff will help check forms for completion before submission. You can also get information and assistance from the Student Finance Board, and any Human Resources Development Canada office. Human Resources Development Canada 855 - 8th Ave S.W. Calgary, Alberta (403) 297-6344 www.alberta-learning.ab.ca/learning/financial For other information, call the Counselling Office at (403) 297-5678. Note: Any grant money received may be taxable. general information

A request for a tuition refund must be submitted in writing and accompanied by the original receipt. These requests are to be given or sent to the Registrar’s Office within 15 days of the last day of attendance in class.

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General Information Bow Valley College Student Association (BVCSA) The Bow Valley College Student Association (BVCSA) is a body representing student concerns within the College, community and province. Executive Members and Council Representatives will administer the assets of the Association. They maintain an office on the 2nd Floor of the Main Campus, where all Student Association Members are welcome. The Students’ Association offers students a number of services, including games, student club funding, “The Voice” newspaper, the student handbook and other services. Cultural, social and recreational activities are scattered throughout the year to promote collegiality, and to provide students with educational and fun experiences. The Association also represents students to the College administration and in the province. The BVCSA is always looking for volunteers. It is a great way to meet new people and learn more about the College.

Counselling Services A staff of qualified counsellors is available to Bow Valley College students. Counsellors help students resolve educational, career and personal concerns. They can also help you explore appropriate programs and careers. All interviews are confidential. Call (403) 297-5678.

Day Care Centre The Churchill Park Child Development Centre provides day care to children from two to six years of age. The Centre is open Monday to Friday, 7:00am to 5:30pm, throughout the year, except on statutory and recognized Bow Valley College holidays. A full-day ECS (kindergarten) program is available on-site. Call (403) 297-4998.

Prior Learning Assessment Testing Service If you are interested in challenging any course to receive credit, you can schedule an assessment test by phoning (403) 297-4040. Keyboarding speed testing is also available. Fee: $50

Food Services The cafeteria is located on the 2nd floor and is open Monday to Friday, 7:00am - 2:30pm. A full range of services is offered including breakfast, full-course luncheons, short order, pizza and beverages. A coffee shop is located on the main floor.

Health Services Free Health Services are offered from 8:00am to 4:00pm, Monday to Friday in Room 241, Main Campus. Registered nurses provide free, nonjudgmental treatment, nonprescription medications, First Aid, health education, emergency/critical care, weight and blood pressure monitoring and information. The staff will also provide referrals to various community agencies including low-cost eye testing, dental care and family physicians. All medical information will remain confidential. Contact health services if you have a major medical condition or physical disability, or require a special needs parking stall. Health Services are located on the second floor of the Main Campus, and can be reached at (403) 297-4034.

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International Education Our commitment to international education reflects the increased global interdependence of market economies, education and information technologies. We hope that our programs and courses help students from many different cultures and societies to reach their career and academic goals. Please note that all programs and courses described in this course calendar are available to international students. Outlined below are the courses that may be particularly appealing. For more information on our English as a Second Language program, phone (403) 297-4901 or fax (403) 297-3984. For all other programs, phone (403) 297-4040 and fax (403) 297-4887. Students from all over the world come to study at Bow Valley College, not only because of the excellence in instruction, but because of the friendly and fun atmosphere of our ESL and International Education campus. Our international ESL program includes many social and cultural activities such as hiking, skiing and visiting museums. We have a wonderful home-stay program where students can practice their English while also exchanging social and cultural perspectives. International ESL students can go on to study other Bow Valley College programs in our other departments such a office administration, computer application courses and high school credit courses. Our international education efforts include global partnerships with institutes and organizations in China, Guyana, Zimbabwe and Hawaii.

2001/2002 International Student Tuition Fees1 English as a Second Language

Program Length

General ESL Intermediate/Advanced (International) ESL English for Business/Academic Purposes Pronunciation, Grammar, Conversation & Writing Teaching English Abroad (TEA) Volunteer Tutor

Academic Foundations

P/T 36 hours F/T 8 weeks F/T 8 weeks P/T varies P/T 58 hours P/T 18 hours

Program Length

High School Credit Courses

Part Time (P/T) Full Time (F/T)

Business & Industry Training

Program Length

Applied Accounting Computer Technician Certificate Computer Application Courses Interior Decorating Courses Office Administration

P/T 40 hours F/T 8 months P/T 5-30 hours P/T 20 hours F/T 37 weeks

International Tuition $160 $1,450 ($181/wk) $1,650 ($206/wk) $80 - $170 $730 $60

included included TBD included included included

International Tuition $966 /course $2,900 /semester

Materials/Assessments TBD

International Tuition $500 $11,400 ($356/wk) double domestic fees double domestic fees $5,945 ($161/wk)

Materials/Assessments

Materials/Assessments $750 + $25 TBD TBD $650

Program/Course

TOEFL Score Required

Computerized Test Score Values

Licensed Practical Nurse

560

220

Office Careers/Computer Applications 530

197

Academic Upgrading/High School

451 to 500

134 - 173

Basic Education

401 to 450

98 - 133

English as a Second Language

400 or less

97

Student Association Fee not applicable not applicable not applicable not applicable not applicable not applicable

Student Association Fee not applicable $30

Student Association Fee not applicable $48 not applicable not applicable $55.50

Please note that international fees are intended to recover costs (Canadians pay domestic fees, which are subsidized through their tax payments).

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Financial Assistance Loans and Grants Financial Assistance Bow Valley College provides information on eligibility for financial assistance. Assistance is available to both full- and part-time learners. The Admissions and Counselling Department will help you to determine if you are eligible for funding. Career Advisors can also assist you in completing an application and assess if you can apply for special needs funding. Applications are available at the College. Special Needs. The College has resources to accommodate learners with special needs. If you have special needs, tell the Career Advisors and Counselling staff so they can help you with your planning and applications for special funding. Bow Valley College staff will help check forms for completion before submission. You can also get information and assistance from the Students Finance Board, and any Human Resources Development Canada office.

If you are being sponsored to attend school, your sponsoring agency must send or fax a letter to the Registrar’s Office confirming their intention to pay your fees. If the Registrar’s Office does not receive a letter of confirmation by the application deadline indicated in the acceptance letter you will be responsible for payment of tuition fees. You will receive a full refund when the College receives the tuition payment from the sponsoring agency. In keeping with the Alberta of Learning guidelines, registrants with student or visitor visas will be charged a minimum of double the domestic tuition listed. Please see programs or course descriptions for international fees. Tuition fees are subject to change without notice.

Students in Full-Time/Career programs may apply for a student loan through the Student Finance Board. Employment Insurance eligible students may qualify for special funding. Bow Valley College counsellors can advise students on their funding eligibility. Other funding resources may be available through Human Resources Development Canada. See the "blue pages" of your Telus directory for the numbers available.

Funding Agencies Alberta Student Finance:

If you need financial assistance, apply as early as possible. It can take six to eight weeks for the loan, bursary or the grant to be processed by the Student Finance Board.

1. Skills Development Grants (SDG) are available to qualified students in Academic Upgrading and English as a Second Language programs.

Two programs are available:

If you are applying for a Skills Development Grant, please allow an additional two weeks to ensure that you have enough time to meet all the requirements to be eligible for this funding.

For other information call the Counselling Office at (403) 297-5678.

Part-Time Students

Tuition fees must be paid in full when registering. Payment options are available for some programs. Please enquire at the Registrar’s Office or call (403) 297-4040. Specific tuition fees are listed under each course description. Tuition fees can be paid by cash, money order, purchase order, certified cheque, Interac Direct Payment, Visa or MasterCard. Personal cheques are accepted only at rural sites.

Students may be eligible for a Skills Development Grant for full-time study in academic upgrading and English as a Second Language programs.

When to Apply for Funding

Human Resources Development Canada 855 – 8th Ave S.W. Calgary, Alberta (403) 297-6344 www.alberta-learning.ab.ca /learning/financial

Tuition Fees

Full-Time Students

The Student Finance Board has a bursary program for part-time Continuing Education studies. Students can apply for financial assistance on a bursary application up to $300 per semester. Students may be eligible for bursaries up to $600 per semester if they can demonstrate financial need. Contact the Registrar's Office at (403) 297-4040 for more information. Tuition must be paid in advance. Information and application forms for Student Finance Board bursaries are available at the Bow Valley College Registrar's Office.

Support For Independence (SFI) recipients with Alberta family and Social Services need to contact their ECSS worker to access the Skills Development Grant program if they qualify for Academic Upgrading. 2. Student loans and grants are available to qualified students in Career programs. Individuals currently on EI may qualify for special Career program funding.

Student Finance Board Loan If you need financial assistance, apply to the Student Finance Board as early as possible. It can take six to eight weeks for the loan to be processed. Application forms are available at the Student Finance Board or at the Bow Valley College Registrar’s Office, at the Main Campus.

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General Information If you need assistance filling out the Student Loan forms, please make an appointment with one of our counsellors at (403) 297-5678.

will achieve this through strong, sustainable partnerships with government, industry and community investment.

To process a loan, present all copies of your Certification of Eligibility to the Registrar’s Office. The tuition and other fees owed will be deducted from your certificate when it is processed.

Part of this investment is in student awards. These awards help learners enter programs, to stay in school to achieve their academic and career goals, and to be recognized for their academic achievements. All of this support comes from the generosity of corporate and private donors in the community.

Method of payment: • Cash (in person only) • Debit card • Cheque or money order made payable to Bow Valley College • Visa or MasterCard Student Finance Notice of Assessment: If you are eligible for assistance through the Skills Development program, you will receive a Notice of Assessment from the Student Finance Board. Grant cheques will be available before registration. Book costs are included in the first cheque. The Student Finance Board pays tuition and Student Association fees directly to the College. Sponsorship letter: Your sponsoring agency must send a letter of confirmation directly to the Registrar’s Office. If the Registrar’s Office does not receive a letter of confirmation by the application deadline indicated in the acceptance letter, you are responsible for payment of tuition fees. You will receive a full refund when the College receives the tuition payment from the sponsoring agency.

"I wish to express my gratitude in your commitment to assist students with an opportunity to improve the quality of our lives…Being a student at Bow Valley College has improved my self-esteem (and helped me in) establishing a positive life for my family." - Sandi Gooder MAXPACE, Academic Foundations "I view this award as a form of investment in the future of a young Canadian. I feel it is my duty to repay this kindness in the only way I can – through thanks and a dedication to successes in the future." - Virginia Servage, Academic Foundation A variety of awards are available to Bow Valley College learners. The Student Awards Handbook details a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and awards that are provided for Bow Valley College students either through the College or from external sources. For more information call Jehad Abu-Ulbeh at (403) 297-4862.

How to Register

The College administers various scholarship funds and awards. See the scholarship section of this calendar for more details.

Who Can Register?

Bow Valley College is committed to building the capacity of our learners and thus the economic and social capacity of our local, regional and international communities. We

You can register for courses if you are an adult, or able to demonstrate to the Registrar the maturity to benefit from a selected program of study. You do not need a high school diploma to take courses at

Register by phone, mail, by fax, or in person Register at the Bow Valley College Registrar's Office, 2nd Floor, 332 - 6 Avenue SE, telephone (403) 297-4040, or complete the form on page 67 and fax it to (403) 297-4887.

When to Register Register early! Registrations are accepted in the order received. Some classes specify a registration date.

Admissions Procedure The procedure for gaining admission to the College varies depending upon the program of choice or recommendation. We may ask you to complete an assessment of your skills, provide transcripts, attend an interview and/or complete all required documentation before reaching an admission decision. Successful applicants will be contacted by a letter or telephone call. Should you have any questions about our admission procedures and policy, please call us at (403) 297-4040. Every program has a limited number of spaces available. Admission to a program is determined by the rule of FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED so don’t delay in submitting your application. Selection to the program you have applied for is based on a FIRST-QUALIFIED, FIRSTACCEPTED BASIS upon meeting of all entrance requirements for that program. Please complete the requirements as soon as possible. Once accepted, students will be registered and a seat confirmed using a rule of FIRST PAID, FIRST REGISTERED.

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Scholarships and Awards

Bow Valley College as a part-time student. However, you must have the required prerequisites for the programs or courses selected.


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Locations Bow Valley College’s Main Campus is conveniently located near downtown C–Train and transit routes in Calgary. Our Main Campus is augmented by campuses and learning centres in Calgary and throughout southern Alberta.

Calgary Campuses Main Campus 332 - 6 Avenue SE Phone: (403) 297-4040 Marlborough Mall Campus #230 Marlborough Professional Building 624 - 36 Street NE Phone: (403) 297-2552 For full-time high school studies Phone: (403) 297-3383 For part-time high school studies Rocky Mountain Plaza Campus 615 Macleod Trail SE Phone: (403) 297-4040

Southern Alberta Locations For full course offerings, fees, prerequisites and other information, please call the numbers listed with the site.

Airdrie Main Street & First Avenue Phone: (403) 948-6556 • • • • • • •

Apprenticeship Math & Science Basic Education Computer Applications High School Courses High School Equivalency (GED) Medical Terminology Pre-Employment Training (PET) Program • Summer High School Program • A Step Ahead Tutoring Centre

Blairmore 10501 - 20 Avenue Phone: (403) 562-2853 All programs offered in partnership with the Chinook Educational Consortium • • • • • •

Apprenticeship Math & Science Basic Education Computer Applications High School Courses High School Equivalency (GED) Practical Nurse Re-Entry Courses

Cardston

High River

Provincial Building, 5 Avenue & Main Street Phone: (403) 653-5164

111 Macleod Trail West Phone: (403) 652-8338

All programs offered in partnership with the Chinook Educational Consortium • Computer Applications • Personal Care Attendant Upgrading to Practical Nurse

Canmore

• Full-time, part-time and self-paced computer training ranging from basic classes to an Advanced Computer Application Certificate program • Hospitality Career Training • Microsoft Testing Centre for Microsoft Office User Specialist • Internet-Based High School Courses

Claresholm

All programs offered in partnership with the Chinook Educational Consortium Apprenticeship Math & Science Basic Education Computer Applications High School Courses High School Equivalency (GED) Practical Nurse Re-Entry Courses

Medicine Hat 530 - 5 Street S.E. Phone: (403) 504-2152 • Aboriginal Upgrading & PreEmployment Integrated Training Program • Aboriginal Part-Time Academic Upgrading Program

Phone: (403) 881-3817 In partnership with the Stony Nation • Basic Computer Applications

Pincher Creek 645 Davidson Avenue Phone: (403) 627-4478 All programs offered in partnership with the Chinook Educational Consortium

Drumheller 601 - 5 Street East Phone: (403) 823-8300 All programs offered in partnership with the Big Country Educational Consortium Apprenticeship Math & Science Basic Education High School Courses High School Equivalency (GED) Practical Nurse Re-Entry Courses

Eden Valley Phone: (403) 558-2004 All programs offered in partnership with the Stony Nation • • • •

In partnership with Lethbridge Community College

Morley - Nakoda Education

5202 - 5 Street East Phone: (403) 625-4231

• • • • •

Lethbridge

• Practical Nurse – Call Lethbridge Community College at (403) 329-7235

800 Railway Avenue Phone: (403) 678-3125

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• Evening Academic Upgrading • Pre-Employment Training (PET) Program

Apprenticeship Math & Science Basic Education High School Courses High School Equivalency (GED)

• • • • • • •

Apprenticeship Math & Science Basic Education Computer Applications High School Courses High School Equivalency (GED) Practical Nurse Re-Entry Courses Career and Lifeskills Program

Red Deer In partnership with Red Deer College • Personal Care Attendant – Call Red Deer College at (403) 342-3261 • Hospital Unit Clerk – Call Red Deer College at (403) 342-3261 • Practical Nurse – Call (403) 297-4040

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Course Index A-C

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Deaf and Hard of Hearing Literacy Volunteer Program................................28 Dealing with Challenging Behaviours (PD for Health Care Givers).................54 Decorating Apartments and Condos ..........50 Decorating the Nursery ..............................50 Decorating the Home Office.......................51 Decorating Styles ........................................51 Decorating for the Christmas Season .........51 Dental Receptionist Certificate...................15 Desktop Publishing Certificate...................10 Digital Photography – Introduction ...........44 E-Commerce – Introduction ......................47 Electronic Manufacturing Assembler Certificate..............................6 Emergency First Aid ...................................48 Emergency Medical Responder ..................48 English as a Second Language (ESL)Programs and Courses.................32 ESL – Conversation ....................................34 ESL – General .............................................34 ESL – Grammar ..........................................35 ESL – Intermediate to Advanced................34 ESL – International Program......................33 ESL – Pronunciation...................................35 ESL – Reading and Writing ........................36 ESL – Tutored, Small Group Programs .36-37 ESL at the Library.......................................37 ESL Volunteer Tutor Program.....................34 ESL – Work Experience for Immigrants Program.............................33 Evening High School Credit Courses.........24 Family Law .................................................53 Faux Painting .............................................51 Fibres to Fabrics .........................................51 50+ Computer Courses ..............................41 55+ ESL.......................................................37 First Aid/CPR Courses ..........................48-49 Food Service Worker Certificate ................19 “Freedom 50” with Computers ..................41 FrontPage (Microsoft) Courses ..................46 Furniture Selection.....................................50 Gastric Tubes ..............................................54 GED Preparation Courses ..........................26 GED Exams ................................................26 Grammar (ESL) ..........................................35 Ground Worker Certificate (Level I)............4

Health Care Careers ..............................14-18 High School Credit Courses .......................24 High School Equivalency Preparation Courses (GED)..................26 High School Equivalency (GED) Exams....26 Home Office (Interior Design) ...................51 Homestudy Academic Program ..................24 Hospital Admitting Clerk Certificate .........15 Hospital Unit Clerk Certificate ..................16 Influence of Colour in Decorating .............51 Infusion Therapy ........................................55 Interchange Adult Literacy Volunteer Program................................29 Interior Decorating Certificate ...................11 Interior Decorating Courses..................50-52 International ESL Program .........................33 Intramuscular Injections ............................55 Introduction to Computers ........................41 Introduction to E-Commerce .....................47 Introduction to the Internet .......................45 Introduction to Keyboarding......................41 Introduction to the Legal System ...............52 Introduction to Marketing..........................53 Introduction to Microsoft Excel .................42 Introduction to Microsoft Word.................43 Introduction to Programming ....................45 Introduction to Scanning and Digital Photography..............................44 Investigation/Security Certification............49 Keyboarding – Advanced............................42

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A-Step-Ahead Tutoring Centre ...................26 Arborist/Tree Care Specialist ........................4 Aboriginal Upgrading and Pre-Employment Program ....................25 Aboriginal Adventure Tourism Program ....25 Academic Upgrading Programs/Courses............................23-30 Access (Microsoft) Courses........................42 Accessories (Interior Design) .....................50 Accounting Applications Certificate ............9 Accounting Applications Certificate – Advanced ................................................9 Accounting Level 1.....................................40 Accounting Level 2.....................................40 Accounting Level 3.....................................40 Accounting Level 4.....................................40 Adobe Illustator..........................................44 Adobe PageMaker.......................................44 Adobe Photoshop .......................................44 Adult Physical Assessment .........................55 Advanced Accounting Applications Certificate ..........................9 Advanced Graphics and Image Editing ......44 Advanced HTML ........................................46 Apartment Tours (Interior Design) ............50 Applied Pharmacology with Medication Therapy..............................54 Apprenticeship Math and Science Courses ....................................27 Apprenticeship Math and Science Challenge .................................27 Apprenticeship Math and Science Homestudy...............................27 Apprenticeship Reading..............................27 Artstream ....................................................25 Background Coverings (Interior Design)...50 Basic Back Care...........................................53 Basic Foot Care...........................................55 Basic Education Courses ............................28 Basics of Design ..........................................50 Building/Resident Management..................41 Business Administration Certificate .............9 Business Computer Certificate ...................10 Business Security and Investigations..........50 Caretaking Certificate.................................41 Certificate in Resident Management ..........41 Charting/Documentation............................53 Chest Tubes ................................................54 Child Care Courses/Certification ...............19 CISCO Certified Network Associate ............8 Civil Litigation............................................52 Colour - The Influence of Colour in Decorating ........................................51 Colour Boards.............................................50 Community/Home Care Program...............54 Computer Certificates .............................8-10 Computer Technician Certificate .................5 Continuing Education Courses.............39-56 Conversation (ESL) ....................................34 Corel PhotoPaint ........................................45 CorelDRAW (Digital Drawing)...................45 Corporate/Commercial Law .......................53 CPR Basic Rescuer......................................48 CPR Basic Rescuer Refresher......................48 Creating Web Graphics ..............................46

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Course Index L-O Law Courses ..........................................52-53 Layout and Design Fundamentals..............44 Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate .11 Legal Business Communication .................53 Legal Word Processing and Document Preparation..........................53 Life Skills Coach Certificate .......................14 Lifeline to Literacy Courses........................28 Lift and Transfer for Institutional Settings.54 Lift and Transfer/ Personal Care Combination..................54 Lighting Effects and Techniques ................52 Literacy Intermediate..................................34 Literacy Tutor Certificate............................36 Macromedia Dreamweaver .........................45 Macromedia Flash ......................................45 Marketing ...................................................53 Medic First Aid Instructor (EMP)..............49 Medical Courses ....................................14,52 Medical Office Assistant Certificate ...........16 Medical Terminology ..................................54 Medical Transcription.................................54 Medication Delivery ...................................55 Microsoft Access.........................................42 Microsoft Access – Advanced .....................42 Microsoft Excel – Introduction ..................42 Microsoft Excel – Advanced.......................42 Microsoft FrontPage – Advanced ...............46 Microsoft PowerPoint.................................42 Microsoft Publisher ....................................43 Microsoft Word – Advanced.......................43 Microsoft Word – Intermediate ..................43 Microsoft Word – Introduction ..................43 Modern Caretaking Certificate ...................41 Nursing .......................................................18 Nutrition Manager......................................19 Office Administration Certificate .................6 Operation of Design ...................................52

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Production Worker Manufacturing Certificate.......................7 Professional Interior Decorating Course Final ...................................11, 52 Professional Interior Decorating Certificate..............................................11 Program/Course Cancellation ....................58 Pronunciation (ESL)...................................35 QuickBooks ................................................40 Real Estate Law...........................................53 Resident Management Certificate...............41

S-T SARAW and SAM........................................29 Scanning and Digital Photography (Introduction to) ..................................44 School Age Child Care Certificate..............19 School Age Child Care Courses .................20 Seismic Survey Technician Certificate..........5 Simply Accounting – Introduction.............40 Simply Accounting – Advanced .................40 Skills for Working, Learning and Living....26 Space Planning ...........................................52 Speech Assisted Reading and Writing (SARAW) and Speech Assisted Math (SAM) Programs..........................29 Standard First Aid (With CPR Level C).....49 Standard First Aid Refresher ......................49 Staples, Sutures and Drains ........................54 Subcutaneous Injections and Narcotics .....56 Surveying ......................................................5 Teaching English Abroad Certificate ..........37 Teaching English Abroad Transfer Credit Course........................................38 Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Preparation I and II ..............38 Test of Written English Preparation ...........38 Tracheostomy Care .....................................56 Tutored Literacy Programs .........................28 Tutored, Small Group ESL Programs..........36 Tutoring for High School Students and Adult Learners ...............................26

U-Y Urinary Catheterization..............................56 Waiting Lists...............................................58 Web Site Development Certificate..............10 Web Site Development using HTML..........45 Web Site Development using Microsoft FrontPage .............................47 Wills and Estates ........................................53 Window Treatments ...................................52 Word Processing Certificate .......................10 Work Experience (High School Credit) .....25 Work Experience for Immigrants Program.............................33 Working Wisely – Workplace Ergonomics.........................54

Palliative Care.............................................55 Patient Care Plans ......................................54 Pediatric First Aid ......................................49 Personal Care Attendant Certificate ...........17 Personal Care Attendant Upgrading to Practical Nurse .................................17 Practical Nurse Certificate..........................18 Practical Nurse Re-Entry Program .............18 Processing Medical Orders .........................55 Promoting Your Web Site ...........................46 Private Investigations .................................49

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Application for Admission

FOR REGISTRAR’S USE ONLY Test Date:

The information on this form is being collected under the authority of Sections 32 (c) & 33 (1) G (i) & (ii) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. This information is used for the purposes related to and directly necessary for an operating program or activity of Bow Valley College which includes, without limitation, research, statistics, registration, awards, issuing income tax receipts, if applicable, and to facilitate future contact with Bow Valley College. It is protected by the privacy provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. If you have any questions about the information being collected, please contact the Registrar at Bow Valley College, 2nd floor, 332 - 6th Ave. SE, Calgary, AB, T2G 4S6 Phone (403) 297-4040.

PROGRAM/COURSE APPLIED FOR: __________________________

LOCATION OF PROGRAM/COURSE:_________________________

PROGRAM/COURSE START DATE: ___________________________

OCCUPATIONAL GOAL: ___________________________________

PERSONAL INFORMATION: [Please print in all areas or check the appropriate box(es)] Social Insurance Number

Date of Birth (D/M/Y)

Gender ■ Female

Alberta Education Identification No.

■ Male College Student Identification No.

LAST NAME

FIRST NAME

SECOND NAME

PREVIOUS LAST NAME

ADDRESS

CITY

PROVINCE

Home Telephone Number Area Code (

)

POSTAL CODE

Work Telephone Number Area Code (

Alternate Telephone Number

)

Area Code (

)

STATISTICAL INFORMATION Citizenship Status: ■ Canadian Status ■ Landed Immigrant ■ Student Visa ■ Other Visa First Nations Ancestry (Optional): ■ First Nations ■ Metis ■ Inuit ■ First Language Spoken: _________________________________________________________________________________________________ Marital Status: ■ Married ■ Single ■ Other ■ Common law

In the Past Year, I Was: ■ A Student ■ Employed ■ Other

Country of Citizenship:

In the Past Year, I Resided: ■ Alberta ■ Another Province ■ Outside Canada

Date of Entry to Canada:

EDUCATION HISTORY Last Public/Separate School Attended:

Location: (Province/Country)

Year Last Attended:

Last Grade Completed:

OTHER POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION Highest Education Achieved:

Name of Institution:

■ Public College

■ Vocational College

Location: (Province/Country)

■ University

■ Technical Institute

■ Other

Year Last Attended:

CONSENT TO RELEASE OR REQUEST INFORMATION I authorize Bow Valley College to disclose or request relevant personal information about me as required: • To or from its agents or societies for the purposes of confirming my enrollment status and to determine my eligibility for services and funding, • To or from the appropriate Provincial and Federal departments to maintain enrollment and statistical reporting, and • To or from Alberta Education to obtain my statement of marks or student identification number. Date Signed: _____________________________________

Applicant's Signature: __________________________________________________

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Admission Procedures All applicants must: 1. Complete an application for admission form. The application fee is $35 for domestic students, international students is $100 and is non-refundable. 2. Provide official transcripts, statement of marks or letter of standing. Please submit these with your application form, as testing may not be required and it may speed up the processing of your application. Official transcripts for high school education completed in Alberta can be obtained through: Alberta Education, Transcript Unit, 8th floor, 11160 - Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5K 0L2 Telephone (403) 427-5732 Fax (403) 422-2137 (Note: There is a $10 fee per official transcript.) Applicants who have completed their education outside of Alberta should contact the appropriate department of education or educational institution and have transcripts sent directly to the address below. 3. Attend an interview and/or testing as required. Assessment cost is included with the application fee and includes testing and/or transcript review. The TOEFL or equivalent may be required. Application forms can be mailed to, and arrangements for interviews and/or testing can be made at: Admissions Bow Valley College 332 - 6 Ave. SE Calgary, Alberta T2G 4S6 Phone: (403) 297-4040

Note: Applications will not be reviewed until all required documentation is provided and/or entrance requirements have been met.

• The period of enrollment is calculated from the day on which the program commences to the last day of attendance.

Applicants will be advised as to the status of their application at this time. International applicants are advised to apply three to six months in advance in order to obtain a Student Visa.

Financial Aid

Outstanding Accounts Former students applying to return to Bow Valley College must pay, or make arrangements to pay, all outstanding accounts in full. • Compassionate reasons are determined at the discretion of the Registrar. • The period of enrollment is calculated from the day on which the program/course commences to the last day of attendance. • Notice of withdrawal must be given in writing to the Registrar’s Office. • The administration fee for all refunds transfers is $50. This fee is deducted from the total tuition refund. Approved refund cheques according to the refund policy will be mailed to you or refunded on your credit card in two (2) to three (3) weeks of receiving your request.

Withdrawal from Classes and Programs • Notice of withdrawal must be given in writing, accompanied by the pink receipt form, to the Registrar’s Office within 15 days of the last day of attendance in class.

Various funding agencies or government may provide financial assistance to adults enrolled at Bow Valley College. Anyone requiring help in determining eligibility should contact a Bow Valley College Admissions Advisor at (403) 297-4014 or (403) 297-4973. International applicants are not eligible for funding assistance in Canada. Contact your home country government for funding assistance.

Counselling Services A wide variety of services are available to assist clients with educational, academic, career, vocational and personal counselling issues. Anyone requiring assistance or more information on services should contact a Bow Valley College Counsellor at (403) 297-5678.

Day Care Centre The Churchill Park Child Development Centre, located on the 1st floor of Bow Valley College, provides day care to children from 2 to 6 years of age. The Centre is open Monday to Friday, 7:00am to 5:30pm, throughout the year, except on statutory and recognized Bow Valley College holidays. For more information call (403) 297-4998.

Tuition Refunds Tuition refund amounts are based on: Written withdrawal requests received one week prior to program/course start

Written withdrawal requests received after the one week deadline and before 20% of the program/course has been completed

Written withdrawal requests received after 20% of the program/course has been completed

Compassionate reasons

100% of the tuition refunded

100% of the tuition refunded

Nil

Other reasons

100% of the tuition refunded

75% of the tuition refunded

Nil

Reason for withdrawal

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Bow Valley College Main Campus - 332 - 6th Ave. S.E. • Ground Floor Bookstore (tickets to fitness on 5th), Staff Parking (open to students after 4:00pm), Lost & Found • 1st Floor Day Care, Executive Offices, Coffee Mark, Security Desk • 2nd Floor Registrar’s Office, Student Information, Photo ID, Student Cafeteria, Counselling Services, Health Services, Human Resources • 3rd Floor Academic Foundations • 4th Floor Learners Resource Services, Business and Industry Training • 5th Floor Information Systems, Computer Labs, Special Events Lounge • 6th Floor Health & Community Care

Bow Valley College Rocky Mountain Plaza Campus 615 Macleod Trail S.E. (English as a Second Language Department - ESL) • Main Floor Hair Salon, Convenience Store, Café, Security Desk • 2nd Floor ESL Classrooms and +15 Walkway • 3rd Floor ESL Classrooms and Language Labs • 4th Floor ESL Main Reception, Assessment Centre, ESL Tutorial Centre, Full-time ESL International Student Registration, Faculty and Staff Offices • 5th Floor Computer Training Lab, Faculty and Staff Offices

Southern Alberta Red Deer ●

Hanna ● Drumheller ●

Canmore ● ● Morley

Airdrie ● CALGARY

● Strathmore

● High River ● Claresholm Blairmore ● ● Pincher Creek ● Cardston ● Lethbridge

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332 - 6 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB, Canada T2G 4S6 Phone: (403) 297-4040

Fax: (403) 297-4887

Internet: www.bowvalleyc.ab.ca e-mail: info@bowvalleyc.ab.ca

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