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Your guide to lifelong learning. Welcome to Langara Continuing Studies (CS). Want to upgrade your skills in photography, switch to a career in project management, or start a new hobby in fashion arts? We offer a rich and diverse range of lifelong learning opportunities and we’re here to help. Let us be your guide: • Interested in a program? Get a snapshot of the benefits and features of each program by using this guidebook. For in-depth details on instructors, course schedules, FAQs, and more, visit our website at www.langara.ca/cs. • Looking for a course? Many of our courses can be taken individually. Check out our website or our handy online course schedule to see what works best for you: www.langara.ca/cs-course-schedule. • Exploring options? Attend an info session to get your questions answered and discover your passion. Go to page 35 for a list of upcoming events. • Ready to register? We have five ways to register. Flip to page 2 to see the options available to you. • Want to stay informed? Learn about upcoming educational opportunities, information sessions, and important announcements. Connect with us on Facebook or sign up for our email newsletter online.

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S O P H I A O L I V E R I O | SU CC ESS S TO RY Before joining the Medical Aesthetics Certificate Program, Sophia Oliverio was a stay-athome mother, contemplating her return to the workforce. The former licensed practical nurse (LPN) wasn’t sure what she wanted to do once her youngest started school full-time, until she learned about the field of medical aesthetics, which would allow her to combine her background in make-up artistry and previous medical training in a new career. “It was a perfect match for me,” she says. “I want to make people feel better inside and out.” Re-entering education after a long absence and as a single mother wasn’t an easy decision. Sophia worried about whether she would be able to balance such an intensive program with her personal responsibilities, but she was pleasantly surprised. “The teachers as well as the schedule made it manageable,” she says. “I researched lots of other programs, but this one had everything I was looking for and the hours were a perfect match for my day-to-day life.” When she enrolled at Langara, Sophia was expecting to learn about the different techniques and procedures used in medical spas, but she was impressed by the amount of opportunities she had to gain first-hand experience. “They make sure that everyone gets the chance to experience a treatment as well as give one,” she says. “The hands-on aspect of the program made it easier to take the knowledge delivered in class and apply it to the clinical training on site.” One of the instructors Sophia found particularly inspiring was Jamie Gemmell, who will be returning to teach in the program this fall. “She is very knowledgeable and has been in the industry for many years,” says Sophia. “To listen to her and see how passionate she is about what she does makes me know I can do this.” After she completes her certificate, Sophia plans to work in a doctor-run medical spa. However, she doesn’t see this as an end to her education. “I want to continue learning while working,” she says. “It feels good knowing I can help other people — to be able to do this as well as apply my knowledge would be the perfect job.” Sophia Oliverio is a mother of two who previously worked as an LPN in a care home for veterans.

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HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

Karen Ramsden | 604.323.5926 kramsden@langara.ca

Anatomy & Physiology

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Ongoing Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: None Cost: $239 - $499 per course

Learn about the human structure and various functions of our body systems. Choose from basic and advanced levels of Anatomy and Physiology for Bodyworkers to refresh your knowledge, upgrade your career skills, or prepare for further education. These courses may qualify as an admission requirement, or as an elective for complementary therapy or health care programs. Please check with the accepting institution for eligibility. Upgrade your skills further with courses in Medical Terminology. Courses may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/cs

Karen Ramsden | 604.323.5926 kramsden@langara.ca

Animal Control

Type: Program FT / Course PT Entry Dates: Fall/Spring Schedule: Varies Location: Varies Delivery: Mixed Credential: Certificate Cost: $189 - $1,449

This program provides the training and professional development for bylaw, animal control, and other enforcement and regulatory officers who may interact with animals as part of their employment. Receive the theoretical background, applied skills, and specialized knowledge to better equip you in this line of work. Registration is open to those working in the field, and to those wishing to pursue this as a career option. The Animal Control Basic Training Program is currently offered in the spring and fall terms. Please see website for entry options and prerequisites. Interested in pursuing a career in this field? Check out the prerequisite course “Introduction to Animal Control”. www.langara.ca/pets

Jeff Madigan | 604.417.9674 jeffreymadigan@langara.bc.ca

CELBAN Preparation

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Jan Schedule: Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: None Cost: $449

This program is intended for internationally educated nurses and helps prepare for the Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses (CELBAN). In this course, you’ll explore how to better communicate in English about medical problems, demonstrate empathy with patients, and participate in authentic scenarios. The course also provides added value in promoting language usage to demonstrate empathy and soft skills that are highly valued by employers in health care fields.

Eleanor J. Clarke | 604.323.5133 eclarke@langara.ca

Dental Reception

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Fall, Spring, Summer Schedule: Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom/Lab Credential: Certificate Cost: $1475

Are you looking for a challenging and exciting career? This accelerated program provides the basic skills necessary for day-to-day front desk procedures in a computerized dental office. Students will learn dental terminology, clinical procedures, dental specialties, insurance coverage, and more. This is an intensive fast-track course that will give hands on experience with dental software. Learn how to do day end/month end reports, electronic billing, claim submission, patient charting, and insurance submission. For those that enjoy customer service, attention to detail, teamwork, a fast-paced work environment, and being organized, this is the profession for you!

www.langara.ca/celban

Courses in this program may not be taken individually. Tuition includes First Aid Course.

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Ofir Gabay | 604.323.5925 ogabay@langara.ca

Expressive Arts Therapy

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: Year one: $5,544 Year two: $6,175

Our training consists of studio-based learning, theoretical study, and supervised practice in the community. Students learn to integrate artistic modalities such as theatre, drama, visual arts, movement, and creative writing into a distinctive therapeutic practice. Students will explore psychological life and develop artistic sensitivity and therapeutic skills through personal and group experiential process. Program graduates gain unique expertise necessary to work as an expressive arts therapist within a range of educational, clinical, private, and community settings. Courses in this program may not be taken individually. www.langara.ca/exa

Karen Ramsden | 604.323.5926 kramsden@langara.ca

Holistic Aromatherapy

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Broadway Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $968 + $50 for supplies per course

Explore this ancient healing science to expand your existing healthcare practice or to begin a new career in holistic health. Become a Registered Aromatherapist* practitioner with hands-on training, extensive curriculum, clinical practice, and quality instruction by industry experts. Complete all three courses - Foundations, Applications, and Advanced Practices (one course is offered each term) - and receive a Holistic Aromatherapy Certificate, plus the skills required to build a successful aromatherapy practice, and eligibility to apply to national and provincial aromatherapy associations. *Use of reserved title granted through BCAOA acceptance. www.langara.ca/cs

Karen Ramsden | 604.323.5926 kramsden@langara.ca

Image & Style Consulting

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Ongoing Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $275 - $325 per course

Develop your best self. Taught by experienced practitioners from the fields of psychology, fashion, business, and image consulting. Discover how to use your creativity to advise friends, family, or clients in style and image management while becoming more successful in your own career. Curriculum covers a range of topics from personal shopping, wardrobe planning, colour analysis, and body shape assessment to human psychology, business knowledge, and client management. Complete the seven core courses to apply for your Image Consulting Certificate, and begin your journey as a stylist in an entrepreneurial career. Courses in this program may be taken individually or towards a certificate. www.langara.ca/image

Ruth Lamb | 604.872.3472 rlamb@langara.ca Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Variable Schedule: Days/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: See website

Integrative Energy Healing™ We offer two learning options: the Integrative Energy Healing™ (IEH) Intensive blends the principles of Western scientific energy medicine with ancient Eastern teachings of chakras, nadis, energy flows, and the inner journey. Second, The Advanced Integrative Energy Healing™ Practitioner (AIEH) Certificate Program uses somatic-based dialogue strategies with biofield modalities that focus on the body, mind, and heart in clinic and internship experiences. The 12-day IEH Intensive program is offered in Vancouver. Completion of the IEH Intensive program is a prerequisite for the two-year part-time AIEH Certificate Program, which is available in Vancouver. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/ieh

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Karen Ramsden | 604.323.5926 kramsden@langara.ca

Medical Office Administrator (MOA)

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $1,255 (includes material fee)

Medical Office Administrators (MOAs) perform a variety of administrative duties in doctors’ offices, hospitals, medical clinics and other medical settings. This intensive fast track program focuses on providing students with the training specific to working in a medical office. Topics include: Medical Office Procedures, Medical Documentation, Medical Transcription, Medical Terminology, Clinical Procedures, Medical Billing, Basic Pharmacology, Anatomy and Phisiology for the MOA, and EMR (Electronic Medical Records). An additional component of this program provides students with strategies to assist them with future employment goals. Students must register in MOAP 1100 and ADPP 1056. www.langara.ca/moa

Karen Ramsden | 604.323.5926 kramsden@langara.ca

Professional Dog Walker

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Ongoing Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $85 - $149 per course

Take individual courses to support the care of your own pet, add credentials to your existing dog walking business, or explore a new career opportunity. The Level 1 Professional Dog Walker certificate program offers courses relevant to any pet service or business. Courses include canine behaviour, first aid, legislation, business practices, safety, and hands-on experience. Learn from experts in the industry including an animal behaviourist and welfare scientist.

Cora Van Wyck | 604.872.3690 rmt@langara.ca

Registered Massage Therapy

Type: Full-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan Schedule: Weekdays Location: Main/Broadway Campuses Delivery: Classroom Credential: CS Diploma Cost: See website

This program prepares you to be an independent, successful, and professional healthcare provider. This intensive, two-year program delivers curriculum beyond the standard in areas such as gross anatomy, business skills, and subtle manual therapies. Our instructors demand excellence and critical thinking skills and will nurture your mastery of massage therapy. Practical training in student clinics and diverse outreach locations ensure you have every opportunity to apply and integrate your learning in a supervised setting. This program is recognized by the College of Massage Therapists of BC.

Courses may be taken individually or as credit towards a professional certificate. www.langara.ca/pets

Courses in this program may not be taken individually. www.langara.ca/rmt

Dr. Harry Lendvoy 604.323.5269 hlendvoy@langara.ca Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Ongoing Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Cost: $32 - $104 per course

Sport Science & Coaching Upon completion of the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP); Introduction to Competition courses (Making Ethical Decisions, Sport Nutrition, Planning a Practice, Teaching and Learning, Basic Mental Skills, and Designing a Sport Program), students will receive credit for the theory component of NCCP certification. This is a recognized credential for coaches in British Columbia and throughout Canada. Each course in this program is offered twice each term. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/cs

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Ruth Lamb | 604.872.3472 rlamb@langara.ca

Strategic Resilience for First Responders

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Variable Schedule: Days/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $95 - $500 per course

This unique certificate program is for professionals who witness trauma and care for those who have undergone trauma. It interweaves modern neuroscience theory with resiliencebased, mind-body, and somatic self-development practices. The curriculum is based on over 15 years of clinical experience in trauma-focused areas, evidence-based research, and literature. The 104-hour program addresses the risk over time for vicarious trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in a wide range of front line professionals. Learn to manage the nervous system, practice neurological and body-energy oriented strategies, and maintain wise and inspired empathetic engagement with others. The program can be offered Canada-wide. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/resilience

Ruth Lamb | 604.872.3472 rlamb@langara.ca Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Variable Schedule: Days/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $95 - $500 per course

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Strategic Resilience for First Nation Communities The Strategic Resilience for First Nation Communities Program is a strength-based program that addresses capacity building for First Nation communities. It acknowledges vicarious trauma/ Post-Traumatic Stress Response (PTSR) and seeks to build on First Nation teachings that support the physical, emotional/energetic, mental, spiritual, relationship and environmental world view. The program honors the complex interconnections among people, and their relationship in the greater scheme of life. The focus is on a spirit-centered way of being while also including aspects of modern neuroscience and somatic physiology known to support a life change process towards right living and heart-centered choice. www.langara.ca/cs

Jennifer Madigan | 604.218.0720 jmadigan@langara.ca

Sustainable Urban Beekeeping

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $625

This new certificate program is a comprehensive group of courses that takes an ethical and ecological approach to bee and pollination management. It is suitable for beginners and experienced beekeepers alike and for those who are interested in learning more about pollination and pollinators. Students will learn to use organic non-chemical approaches to keeping bees, while balancing the needs of the environment for pollinator diversity. In addition to this very hands-on program, an additional course has been offered for those who have previously completed the certificate and want extra time in the hives. Certain courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/bees

Karen Ramsden | 604.323.5926 kramsden@langara.ca

Therapeutic TouchÂŽ Practitioner

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Ongoing Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $129 - $1,499 per course

This program is the first of its kind in BC, incorporating requirements towards becoming a certified and internationally qualified Therapeutic Touch practitioner. In addition, graduates will receive certificates for Therapeutic Touch Levels 1, 2, and 3 from the BC Therapeutic Touch Network Society. Learn the use of therapeutic touch in various settings, a deeper understanding of anatomy and physiology, as well as mentorship and clinical practice. Students are offered further opportunities to practice their skills, and to study continued self-care or business ownership skills. Courses in this program may be taken individually or as a credit towards a professional certificate. www.langara.ca/cs

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Naseem Gulamhusein 604.872.1613 ngulamhusein@langara.ca Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Ongoing Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Broadway Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: Domestic $1,595

Naseem Gulamhusein 604.872.1613 ngulamhusein@langara.ca Type: Part-time Entry Dates: See website Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $1,195

Therapeutic Yoga for Pain Management In this experiential 80-hour certificate program, learn to teach restorative yoga, therapeutic breathing, and mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques for pain management to groups and individuals. This program bridges the chasm between modern pain science and yoga in an academic setting, and through the application of yoga techniques, philosophies, and practices, is developed for yoga teachers and healthcare providers to advance their knowledge in the field of pain management. Courses in this program may not be taken individually. www.langara.ca/yoga

Therapeutic Yoga for Trauma, Resilience & Emotional Well-being Are you a yoga teacher or healthcare professional interested in expanding your practice in the field of emotional and mental well-being? Our 60-hour certificate program combines yoga philosophies and practices of the mind and body with cutting edge Western psychological theory and research. Graduates learn how to apply the theories and techniques of therapeutic yoga to support emotional well-being. Upcoming specialized programs include: Therapeutic Yoga for Pain Management; Yoga Therapy Techniques, Professional Practicum. Courses in this program may not be taken individually. www.langara.ca/cs

Naseem Gulamhusein 604.872.1613 ngulamhusein@langara.ca Type: Part-time Entry Dates: See website Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $4,050

Yoga Teacher Training Align your practice with your passion. Become a holistically trained yoga teacher and develop the clarity, confidence, and skills to practice and teach postures, breathing techniques, and meditation practices in our integrative, 6-month, part-time program. Develop the skills to create classes that support your students needs - physically, mentally and spiritually. As well, you will find our voice as a Yoga teacher and discover your unique gifts and strengths on and off the mat. Learn to teach with an in-depth understanding of anatomy, alignment, contraindications and modifications for practice. Discuss common injuries and learn how to maintain a safe classroom for students of all abilities. Courses in this program may not be taken individually. www.langara.ca/yoga

Need massage therapy? Visit our student clinic. CS DIPLOMA IN REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPY Visit Langara’s Registered Massage Therapy student clinic. Each 1-hour treatment includes Health History, Assessment, Treatment, Reassessment, and Homecare. Cost per 1-hour treatment: • Langara Student (with ID): $20 • Langara Staff (with ID): $30 • General Public: $40 By appointment only. Call 604-872-2471 to book. M11-601 West Broadway (at Ash). Learn more. www.langara.ca/rmtstudent-clinics

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B I L L G A L L OWAY | I N S T RU C TO R Bill Galloway leads a life well-lived. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, the accounting instructor first came to Canada in 1973 to earn a doctorate degree at Queens University. Since then, Bill has worked in the manufacturing industry for 30 years, taught at Langara for 12 years, wrote a book about his grandfather’s life in Ghana, and – in his late sixties - has recently qualified to be a fitness instructor. It was early on in his educational career that Bill discovered his love of instructing. As a grad student, he enjoyed teaching undergrads, but it took a fortuitous meeting with Lynn Kitchen, manager of the Continuing Studies business programs, for him to become an instructor at the College. He’s been enjoying his experience ever since. “Being an instructor at Langara has been an honour,” Bill says. “I’ve developed personally by watching students who have had many constraints on their lives – children, caring for parents, and holding down day and night jobs – come to class cheerfully.” Bill knows the importance of quality instruction and how an instructor who goes beyond teaching the curriculum can significantly impact the life of a student. It’s this belief that guides his teaching style; something he learned when he was a university student new to the country. “As an immigrant, there were many cultural differences from my home and my upbringing, and I felt I didn’t belong here or in grad school,” Bill says. “I wanted to leave. But a very wise counsellor told me I had a place in the school, that I could do this, and she gave me some perspective about my amazing opportunity. She was right and I stuck it out. I received such kind assistance when I was a new student in Canada; hopefully I can pay some of that forward.” When asked what he wants his students to get from his courses, Bill emphasizes the value of life skills. “I want students to become confident enough to take a stand and defend their point of view to anyone. Accountants and many other professions expect their members to give convincing presentations,” he shares. “More important than the technical skills in accounting, I want my students to become fluent in explaining their points of view. It’s a necessary skill for the profession and in life, generally.” Dr. William Galloway, CPA, CGA, currently teaches Management Information Systems and Management Accounting 1. His book about his grandfather, A Canadian Scotsman in Africa, was published in 2016.

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ACCOUNTING & FINANCE

Natalie Lai | 604.323.5193 csaccounting@langara.ca

CS Diploma in Advanced Accounting

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: CS Diploma Cost: $325 to $625 per course

Develop the knowledge and skills you need to effectively communicate, manage and lead in today’s business environment. The CS diploma covers financial accounting, management accounting, taxation, auditing, finance and accounting systems, as well as business courses on law, economics, communications, statistics, strategy and information systems. Courses are recognized by the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA), and graduates of this program who hold a bachelor’s degree will fulfill all requirements to qualify for the CPA Professional Education Program (PEP). Courses may be taken individually; courses with prerequisites require coordinator approval. www.langara.ca/csaccounting

Natalie Lai | 604.323.5193 csaccounting@langara.ca

Professional Accounting

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $325 to $625 per course

This certificate integrates accounting with general business and information technology tools, allowing students to maximize their contributions to an organization’s success. After completing this program, you will be in an excellent position to compete for accounting-related positions. The certificate covers financial accounting, management accounting, and finance as well as business courses on law, economics, communications, statistics, and information systems. This program is ideal for individuals not seeking a full CPA designation but still interested in a career in accounting and finance. Courses may be taken individually; courses with prerequisites require coordinator approval. www.langara.ca/csaccounting

Natalie Lai | 604.323.5193 csaccounting@langara.ca Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $499 to $625 per course

Advanced Accounting There are new demands on the skill set and education of accountants: rapidly advancing technology, globalization of business and industry, and a strong focus on business ethics. This certificate meets those demands by integrating advanced accounting skills with changes in the role of an accountant, allowing students who have completed the course prerequisites through another institution or outside of Canada to continue with an advanced certificate. The certificate covers advanced topics including management accounting, financial accounting, taxation, auditing, strategy and accounting systems. Courses are recognized by the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) towards entry into their programs. Courses may be taken individually; courses with prerequisites require coordinator approval. www.langara.ca/csaccounting

Natalie Lai | 604.323.5193 csbookkeeping@langara.ca

Professional Bookkeeper

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $270 to $539 per course

This certificate gives you the foundation to face challenges in today’s business environment by integrating bookkeeping concepts with changing technology. This program is designed for those who have no knowledge of bookkeeping or are currently working in a bookkeeping role but are missing the educational requirements for certification. The certificate consists of four required courses and four elective courses. You will progress through introductory and intermediate levels of bookkeeping. Elective courses allow you the flexibility of focusing on specific accounting software, and specialty areas such as payroll, tax, and cost management. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/bookkeeper

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LANGARA CONTINUING STUDIES

ACCOUNTING & FINANCE

Natalie Lai | 604.323.5193 csinvesting@langara.ca

Personal Investment Planning

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: None Cost: $50 to $180 per course

Explore your investment options and learn to make informed investment decisions. In today’s volatile economy, investors need to be especially vigilant with their investments. We offer a wide range of topics on personal investment planning, suitable for investors from all levels of investment backgrounds. Gain the foundation and knowledge you need to make informed investment decisions, whether you are working with a financial planner or investing on your own. Our series of courses include topics on personal investment, stock market investment, real estate investment, and retirement planning. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/investing

Choose the accounting program that suits you. Continuing Studies Diploma in Advanced Accounting

Professional Accounting Certificate

Advanced Accounting Certificate

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285

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1.5 years

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7 years

5 years

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CPA PEP Transferability

Meets all prerequisite requirements for entry into CPA Professional Education Program (PEP)

Meets 9 of 14 prerequisite requirements for entry into CPA Professional Education Program (PEP)

Meets 5 of 14 prerequisite requirements for entry into CPA Professional Education Program (PEP) • Financial Accounting 3 (BSAD 2088)

None; however, individual course prerequisites must be met

Prerequisites

None; however, individual course prerequisites must be met

• Management Accounting 1 (BSAD 1087) • Quantitative Methods 1 (BSAD 1083) • Finance 1 - Part 1 and Part 2 (BSAD 1089 and BSAD 2089)

Who should take the program?

Individuals seeking CPA designation, or those with a degree in a field other than accounting.

Individuals seeking career in accounting and finance but do not wish to pursue CPA designation

Individuals who already have previous accounting education but require advanced courses to meet CPA requirements, or foreign trained individuals in accounting seeking Canadian credential

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“I started taking pictures years ago – beginning with my dad’s Polaroid camera – which led me to take courses to enhance my abilities and to learn to process my own film. This left me asking, ‘What do I really want to say with my photography?’” – Beryl Woodrow, CS Photography student

PHOTOGRAPHER: GREG BLUE ASST. PHOTOGRAPHER: CALVIN GEHLEN ART DIRECTOR: CHRIS GUNN PRODUCER: ROLF SAVELLA

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OF LOVE AND HOME PHOTOGRAPHY BY BERYL WOODROW

B E RY L WO O D ROW | SU CC ESS S TO RY Beryl Woodrow is the quintessential life-long learner. After acquiring various degrees and credentials in special education, counselling, and fine arts, the former district resource teacher for deaf and hard-of-hearing students is now pursuing her diploma in the Continuing Studies Photography Program. It’s one of the best decisions she’s ever made. “I started taking pictures years ago – beginning with my dad’s Polaroid camera – which led me to take courses to enhance my abilities and to learn to process my own film. This left me asking, ‘What do I really want to say with my photography?’” Beryl’s current project, Of Love and Home, is an ongoing photographic series documenting the lives of 80- and 90-year-old couples who continue to live in their own homes. It explores how they maintain their independence and purpose given the challenges that come with age. “Over 30 years ago, I remember telling one of my students that my husband and I had no children. She asked who would look after us when we were older. If we needed to be taken care of, we could reluctantly go into a long-term care home. There were no other choices that I knew of, with or without children,” she recalls. “With this question in the back of my mind, I began a project for a documentary photography course. Four years later, that project has developed into Of Love and Home.” Since then, the project has generated plenty of interest from magazines, websites, blogs, and exhibitions. It also showed at Langara’s Gallery 49 space as part of this year’s Capture Photography Festival – Beryl’s first solo exhibition. “The process of photography has helped me see beauty in the mundane,” she says. “The courses at Langara have helped me learn new skills and techniques, and given me the confidence to take what I see and experiment to make it my own.” Of Love and Home straddles the lines between portraiture, social documentary, and visual narrative. In addition to photographing each couple, Beryl spent countless hours listening to their stories and questioning our assumptions – even her own – about growing old. In a way, Beryl’s own journey challenges our pre-conceived notions of aging, as she shows no signs of slowing down. “The more I learn, the more I want to learn,” she reflects. “It often takes me into some new direction; inevitably, a new course to take and a new project to start.” Beryl Woodrow is in her third year of the CS Photography Program and is a background performer in the television and film industry. She and her husband have been together for 40 years.

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Lenke Sifko | 604.218.7413 lsifko@langara.ca

Advertising & Design

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $490 to $545 per course

The Advertising and Design Certificate Program is designed to train art directors and communication designers for employment in the advertising, communication design, and marketing industry. The curriculum provides students with in-depth, industry-relevant training that fosters solid visual, strategic, conceptual, typographic, problem-solving, and technical skills. Students will develop professional skills through written and oral presentations, teamwork, project management, and the exploration of new advertising trends and emerging technologies. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/cs/design

Jeff Burgess | 604.323.5964 jburgess@langara.ca

Commercial Illustration

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $426 to $580 per course

The Commercial Illustration program is for individuals who wish to pursue a career in illustration, or to update specific illustration skills. It consists of 13 courses that include traditional art training such as Life Drawing and Media Techniques to Drawing for Illustration, as well as working with digital applications like Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. The emphasis is on developing a personal style and voice, along with honing skills that enable individuals to accomplish traditional and digital storyboarding, advertising, and editorial illustration. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/cs/illustration

Lenke Sifko | 604.218.7413 lsifko@langara.ca

Creative Writing

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Cost: $249 to $575 per course

If you’ve got a story to tell, we can help you tell it. If you don’t have a story, but feel the desire to write, we have instructors who will help you create one. All our instructors are accomplished working professionals who know what it’s like to stare at a blank page. From short stories, novels, and non-fiction to comedy sketches and plays, we have courses for aspiring writers in all genres. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/cs/creative-writing

Annat Kennet | 604.323.5561 akennet@langara.ca

Digital Film

Type: Full-time and Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Mon-Fri Location: Broadway Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: Full-time pgrms: $6,600 $8,350 Part-time courses costs vary

Looking to train as a filmmaker? We offer three full-time, professional, hands-on technical and creative options: Digital Film Production, a comprehensive 16-week program covering all aspects of pre- and post-production, including music video and drama; Documentary Film Production, an intensive 16-week program specializing in non-fiction film production; and Art of DSLR Video Camera and Lighting for training in DSLR cinematography and filmmaking. Direct, shoot, and edit your own graduation projects for film festival submission. Digital Film Production offers a part-time option, and courses may be taken individually on evenings and weekends. www.langara.ca/dfp

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Lenke Sifko | 604.218.7413 lsifko@langara.ca

Digital Media

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Cost: $490 to $545 per course

The Digital Media series is a collection of production software courses for anyone interested in working with digital imagery. All courses are taught by top creative professionals from the applied arts industry. These courses are in-depth and designed to provide students with strong foundational skills right from the beginning. You do not need any previous experience for all Level 1 courses. Courses are taught on the Macintosh platform.

Deborah Holland | 604.218.4824 dholland@langara.ca

Digital Music Production

Type: Full-time Entry Dates: Sep Schedule: Eves Location: Broadway Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $11,930 tuition, approx. $2000 for software and hardware, and a 2013 or later MacBook

Digital Music Production is an intensive, one-year, full-time program designed for modern, independent music producers and composers to work in recording, film, TV, gaming, advertising, and multimedia. Students will develop a wide range of skills and gain hands-on experience in a home studio and a professional recording studio. Professional production software will include Logic Pro, Ableton Live, Native Instruments Komplete, Miroslav Philharmonik, and ProTools. Acceptance into this program is based on an interview and demo submission process.

Jeff Burgess | 604.323.5964 jburgess@langara.ca

Graphic Novel & Comix

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $427 to $518 per course

This 12-course program offers individuals a career as a graphic novelist and comic book illustrator. Working with digital applications like Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Clip Studio Paint Pro, students will learn about lettering, layout, and colouring specific to comic book art. Students will examine critical business issues such as publishing, self-promotion, copyright, and contract laws for graphic novelists. The program will help develop personal style and skills that enable individuals to accomplish traditional and digital storytelling in a sequential narrative capacity. Students will produce a commercially viable graphic novel or comic book series as their graduation project.

www.langara.ca/cs/digital-media

www.langara.ca/dmp

Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/comix

Brad Gibson | 604.323.5273 bgibson@langara.ca

Performing Arts

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom/Studio Credential: Certificate Cost: $187 to $280 per course

Are you a beginner interested in acting? A professional wanting further training and support? A working actor seeking professional development, new skills, or a return to process in a class/ studio setting? We offer beginner courses that introduce you to the world of performance, as well as advanced options for industry professionals looking for ongoing training and development. Our courses are taught by practised instructors and working professionals who are compelled to explore the art, structure, and history of performance in all its forms. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/cs/performing-arts

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Jim Balderston | 604.218.3073 jbalderston@langara.ca

Photography

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom/Online Credential: Certificate Cost: $475 to $525 per 12-session course

Our certificate program is one of the largest, most comprehensive part-time photography programs in Canada. It is designed for all types of students, including beginner photographers, passionate hobbyists, and those interested in pursuing a career in professional photography. Students taking the basic level courses in this program do not need any previous training or experience in photography and there is no application process. To qualify for certification, you must complete 19 courses: ten required courses and nine electives. Students may take as long as they wish to complete the program. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/photography

Annat Kennet | 604.323.5561 akennet@langara.ca

Production Design for Film & TV

Type: Full-time Entry Dates: Jan Schedule: Mon-Wed Location: Broadway Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $5,700 plus small material costs

Production Design is a one-of-a-kind, 12-week intensive training program. Taught by working production designers, this hands-on program trains students from arts or similar backgrounds in the aesthetics and process of production design, the roles and responsibilities of the art department crew, the necessary computer software programs, and the skills required to work or gain an entry-level position in the art department of a professional film or television production.

Brad Gibson | 604.323.5273 bgibson@langara.ca Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Folk Music: Mon/Wed morning; Folk Dances: Tue/Thur morning Location: Royal Academy of Bhangra, Surrey, British Columbia Delivery: Studio/Lecture Credential: Certificate Cost: $1,100/semester

www.langara.ca/production

Punjabi Performing Arts This in-depth program offers training by master teachers in the traditional forms of Punjabi music and Punjabi folk dance. The certificates are offered through the Royal Academy of Bhangra (Surrey, BC) in partnership with the Punjabi University (Patiala, India). These certificates offer a deeper understanding and connection to the underlying histories, themes, and technical aspects of the dance movements as well as the specifics of Punjabi folk music composition and instrumentation, providing a greater level of interpretation, expression, and literacy of Punjabi folk art. The Royal Academy of Bhangra is approved by the Canadian Dance Teachers Association. Both music and dance certificates will be taught concurrently - music of the dances and dancers for the music. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/punjabi-arts

Deborah Holland | 604.218.4824 dholland@langara.ca

Singer-Songwriter

Type: Full-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan Schedule: Eves Location: Broadway Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $4,335 + iPad

The Singer-Songwriter program gives the aspiring singer/songwriter the tools necessary to develop their identity and function in today’s music business environment. Designed to fit the needs of novice and advanced singers/songwriters, the program enables students to hone their skills and gain knowledge and practical experience writing songs, performing live, and recording demos, while also learning about the legal and practical aspects of the music business and up-to-date marketing and promotion methods. The program is 14 weeks long and five nights a week, and admission is dependent upon an audition. www.langara.ca/singer-songwriter

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REGISTER FOR PROGRAMS & COURSES

604.323.5322 | WWW.LANGARA.CA/CS

Jeff Burgess | 604.323.5964 jburgess@langara.ca

Visual Arts

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: None Cost: $265 to $316 per course

Make a bold stroke using line, colour, form, and innovative design. Our wide array of visual arts courses boasts a full and talented roster of professional artists and teachers who will guide the discovery and refinement of your artistic vision. Expand your drawing techniques and sharpen your essential skills with courses like Drawing Fundamentals, Creating with Soft Pastels, and About Face: Explorations in Portraiture. Develop your painterly approach in watercolours, acrylics, and oils with exciting options like Abstract Painting, Old Master Methods in Oil, and Painting with Watercolours. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/cs/visual-arts

NEW! Animation for Game, Film, and Visual Effects Learn the skills required to work in one of the world’s fastest growing job sectors! Langara College Continuing Studies introduces a two-year, full-time diploma program in Animation for Game, Film and Visual Effects, that prepares students for employment in the animation, film, and visual effects industry. This program is delivered in partnership with the Centre for Arts and Technology. January 2018 - Apply Now 604.218.7413 | lsifko@langara.ca | www.langara.ca/3d-animation

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“I see a change in the participants after the trip. They have a different insight into life on our planet and a greater appreciation of its diversity.” – Anoush Dadgar, Instructor

Visit www.langara.ca/edtravel for more 2017 tours

UPCOMING TR AVEL TOUR

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Educational Travel A N O U S H DA D G A R | I N S T RU C TO R

Even as he prepares to embark on his seventh trip to the Galápagos Islands, tour leader Anoush Dadgar’s excitement is palpable as he describes what makes the Islands such a remarkable place to visit and one of the natural wonders of the world. Among many breath-taking sights, seeing a school of dolphins at night – visible only in silhouette due to the florescent dinoflagellates clinging onto their skin – stands out in his memory. “I have traveled the globe and I rarely return to the same location more than once – except for the Galápagos Islands,” he says. “I remember when I visited the islands and the last remaining tortoise subspecies of Pinta Island – ‘Lonesome George’ – was the rarest living creature in the world. Seeing participants take pictures and marvel at his presence was memorable, especially since it was a symbol of the conservation efforts on the islands.” The Galápagos is an ideal destination for the biologist, who spearheaded educational travel tours in Continuing Studies 18 years ago. “After running my first field study, I became convinced that it was the best place for students to learn,” he says. “The ability to touch, smell, see, and hear nature while being educated about it is irreplaceable.” While the Galápagos are known for their remarkable geology and exotic animal life – from blue-footed boobies to gigantic tortoises – students don’t need a scientific background to enjoy or benefit from the trip. Anoush believes that visiting spectacular locations and seeing amazing animals up close are only part of what makes the trips worthwhile. The opportunity to gain knowledge from experienced tour leaders and the bonds that form when travelling in a small group also makes these excursions ‘trips of a lifetime’. “I see a change in the participants after the trip,” he says. “They have a different insight into life on our planet and a greater appreciation of its diversity.” For Anoush, the appeal of leading another Galápagos Eco Tour in May 2018 is driven by both the opportunity to once again experience the amazing environment and the chance to share his considerable knowledge with a new group of participants. “My passions are teaching and travel,” says Anoush. “I consider myself very lucky to be doing both as a job.” Anoush Dadgar teaches biology at Langara. The next Galapagos Eco Tour will run May 1-11, 2018 with registration closing in January 2018.

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Janinah Jansen | 604.323.5979 jjansen@langara.ca

Educational Tours

TOUR DETAILS

Guided by experienced college instructors, our tours are open to the public and suitable for those who have a passion for learning and sharing immersive experiences. Our travel programs allow participants to experience different cultures, art, and natural phenomena in a small group setting. We regularly offer Information Sessions during which you can learn more about our travel program and new tours. Check our website and contact us for more information.

See website

www.langara.ca/edtravel

Janinah Jansen | 604.323.5979 jjansen@langara.ca

Photography Tours

TOUR DETAILS

Drive through the most amazing canyons, mesa, pinnacle and red rock formations on Earth during a photographic journey of the American Southwest. Tour participants will photograph many stunning locations and learn all aspects of landscape photography. Tour led by Travel photography instructor Ross Durant. *NEW TOUR: Guatemala is Central America’s most diverse country, which offers landscapes and experiences that have been mesmerizing travelers for centuries. This 9-day custom tour of Guatemala is sure to captivate the visitor. Guatemala is a visually stunning country with its dramatic, volcano-studded landscapes, charming Maya villages, and historical colonial cities with cobblestone streets. Tour led by professional photographer Wayne Kaulbach.

Southwest USA: October 22-31, 2017 Guatemala: November 11-19, 2017 Cost: See website

www.langara.ca/edtravel

Janinah Jansen | 604.323.5979 jjansen@langara.ca

Eco Tour

TOUR DETAILS

Explore the Galapagos Islands by land and sea. Enjoy accommodations on the beautiful island of Isabela, and cruise the exotic Galapagos Islands, also known as the ‘enchanted islands’. This is an unforgettable opportunity to be part of an exclusive educational group adventure led by Langara College biologist, Anoush Dadgar. Learn about the flora and fauna, and experience firsthand why Darwin was so inspired by these magical islands. Snorkel with playful seals, adorable penguins, majestic stingrays and graceful sea turtles. Discover starkly beautiful stalagmite and stalactite lava tunnels, pristine white sandy beaches and volcanic islands. Observe giant tortoises, pre-historic marine iguanas, and the blue-footed boobies and waved albatrosses in their undisturbed natural environments.

May 1-11, 2018 Cost: See website

www.langara.ca/edtravel

Janinah Jansen | 604.323.5979 jjansen@langara.ca

Painting Tour

TOUR DETAILS

Immerse your creative self as we sketch and paint the breathtaking beauty of the Italian countryside. You will absorb the glorious, rich colours of Tuscany in this painting program and apply them with every brush stroke to your canvas, beginning in Florence with a tour of the Renaissance city and visits to key historical sites such as the Piazza della Signoria, Bargello and Duomo museums, and the Accademia and Uffizi galleries along with focused instruction from professional artist Judith Atkinson. From there, we travel to a private villa nearby to capture in paint the unique light and landscape of this memorable part of Tuscany.

May 28-June 8, 2018 Cost: See website

www.langara.ca/edtravel

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World Languages & ESL N E R I SS A YA N | SU CC ESS S TO RY In 2002, while researching ESL programs in Vancouver from her home in Shanghai, China, Nerissa Yan discovered the Langara English for Academic Purposes (LEAP) program. It was exactly what she was looking for. Later that same year, Nerissa moved to Vancouver as an international student. Although she was enrolled in LEAP 15 years ago, Nerissa fondly recalls her experience in the program and why she chose it over other options. “LEAP stood out because I was specifically looking for a program that focused on helping students develop academic skills to transition into university studies,” she says. “LEAP is unique from many other ESL programs offered across the country in the way that it prepares students linguistically, academically, and intellectually for university-level education. It teaches students all the necessary skill sets to have a smooth transition from not having much experience in an English learning environment to studying in a Canadian university or college.” Nerissa, who currently works as a lawyer in Vancouver, praises LEAP not only for its programming but because of the impact it has on students’ lives. “What I enjoyed about the program was the fact that the teaching curriculum was carefully designed to achieve each student’s goal of being prepared for university studies. LEAP instructors tried very hard to ensure that students were having an enjoyable learning experience while developing substantive skill sets.” While she remembers daily lessons being full of take-home assignments, essay-writing, and research, the diversity of the subject matter was interesting and kept her engaged. To that end, Nerissa recommends current students study hard, learn as much as they can, and ultimately enjoy their experience while laying a solid foundation that she believes will yield plenty of professional and personal dividends down the road. “I had a very positive learning experience with LEAP. It was the launching point for me to continue my journey in Canada. It prepared me well for university studies, and later law school,” she shares. “I remember looking forward to going to class every day. I developed close friendships with many classmates and remain friends with them to this day.” Nerissa Yan is a commercial litigation lawyer at Hakemi and Ridgedale LLP in downtown Vancouver. She also speaks conversational Japanese.

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LEAP Program | 604.323.5049 leap@langara.ca

Langara English for Academic Purposes (LEAP)

Session dates: August 30 – October 20, 2017 October 25 – December 15, 2017

The Langara English for Academic Purposes (LEAP) Program is an intensive ESL program designed to prepare students for successful study at English language universities and colleges. Language is explored through activities inside and outside the classroom, and skills are practised in the context of academic subject material. There are nine levels in the program: LEAP Basics to LEAP 8. Each level is seven weeks in length with classes scheduled from Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:30 pm. In addition to 20 hours of in-class instruction, students are expected to complete up to 20 hours of homework each week. LEAP graduates are granted direct admission to university-transferable studies at Langara.

Costs: International Students: $155 application fee $2,988 course fee (minimum 2 sessions) Domestic Students: $40 application fee $829 course fee Domestic students may be eligible for financial assistance. Please see website for details.

www.langara.ca/leap

YEAR FOUR

University studies at Langara, or another institution. 30 credits/10 courses per year

YEAR THREE

University studies at Langara, or another institution.

Spend your third and fourth year completing your bachelor’s degree at Langara, at one of our University Quality Alliance partners, or at another institution in Canada or elsewhere.

30 credits/10 courses per year

YEAR TWO

University transfer studies at Langara 30 credits/10 courses per year

LEAP - LEVEL 8 LEAP - LEVEL 7

YEAR ONE

LEAP - LEVEL 6

University transfer studies at Langara

LEAP - LEVEL 5

30 credits/10 courses per year

Spend your first two years of university studies working towards a degree, diploma, or certificate at Langara.

LEAP - LEVEL 4 LEAP - LEVEL 3 LEAP - LEVEL 2 LEAP - LEVEL 1 LEAP - BASICS

ESL

LEAP Each session is 7 weeks for 20 hours/week

LEAP = Langara English for Academic Purposes. ESL entry level is determined by a placement test.


REGISTER FOR PROGRAMS & COURSES

604.323.5322 | WWW.LANGARA.CA/CS

LEAP Program LEAP uses an integrated approach that combines speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Skills are practised in the context of a variety of topics and academic subject material. Classes are dynamic and student-centred learning environments where students acquire language skills in a natural and meaningful way.

Foundation Levels (LEAP Basics to LEAP 2) The beginner to pre-intermediate levels of LEAP focus on the environment and culture of Vancouver and Canada. Through a variety of topics, materials, and activities, the classroom is transformed into a living language environment. Students develop their speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills while expanding their knowledge of Vancouver, Canada, and the world. Learning is further enhanced through interactive workshops and educational outings connected to course topics.

Academic Preparation (LEAP 3 to LEAP 8) The content for the intermediate to advanced levels of the LEAP Program is drawn from a wide range of academic disciplines. Each week, students practise all of their core language skills in the context of an academic subject. The level of critical thinking skills and the complexity of academic strategies increase as students progress through the program. LEAP prepares students to tackle university classroom content the same way as Canadian students whose first language is English.

Kristi Cattanach | 604.323.5521 kcattanach@langara.ca

Langara English Proficiency Program (LEPP)

Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Costs: Vary per course

Expand and improve your English skills for professional, academic, or self-development purposes through our part-time courses. Offered weekday evenings and Saturday mornings, LEPP courses target students with an intermediate to advanced level of English. LEPP provides quality instruction in an interactive, focused learning environment. Essential skills courses include Speaking with Confidence, English Writing Skills, Grammar Solutions, and Accent Reduction. Expanded skills courses focus on particular areas of interest and include Business Writing and Speaking Professionally and LET preparation courses. An assessment is required for some classes. www.langara.ca/lepp

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Ruby Louie | 604.323.5624 rlouie@langara.ca

Mandarin Education for Adults & Children

Entry Dates: September, January, April, and July for adults, September and February for children Cost: $209 per course for adults From $175 per course for children

Our Mandarin as a second language program emphasizes practicality and features modern and interesting presentation styles, as well as simple, easy-to-learn materials. We teach both the traditional and simplified written forms of Chinese characters. Hanyu Pinyin phonetics are also taught to complement the learning experience. Adult Mandarin courses each last 8-10 weeks per term. A 15% discount will be applied to registrations where students have completed three courses or more with this program. Children’s Mandarin courses each last 16 weeks per term. Math and fine arts classes are also available. A family discount of 10% will be applied to the third registration and subsequent registrations thereafter. www.langara.ca/cs/mandarin-school

標楷體 標楷體 蘭加拉第一國語學校採用漢語拼音,配合 蘭加拉第一國語學校採用漢語拼音,配合 BC BC 省頒定之第 省頒定之第 二外語課程標準授課,重視文化介紹,繁簡體中文兼備。我 二外語課程標準授課,重視文化介紹,繁簡體中文兼備。我 們的教材多樣性且有系統,皆來自台灣及中國,並融合本地 們的教材多樣性且有系統,皆來自台灣及中國,並融合本地 情境教學,教學方法靈活生動。本校中文班歡迎四歲以上 情境教學,教學方法靈活生動。本校中文班歡迎四歲以上 孩童參加,依能力分班。除中文班外,並開設各項才藝課程, 孩童參加,依能力分班。除中文班外,並開設各項才藝課程, 歡迎報名。 歡迎報名。 兰加拉第一国语学校采用汉语拼音, 兰加拉第一国语学校采用汉语拼音,配合 配合 BC BC 省颁定之第 省颁定之第 二外语课程标准授课,重视文化介绍,繁简体中文兼备。我 二外语课程标准授课,重视文化介绍,繁简体中文兼备。我 们的教材多样性且有系统,皆来自台湾及中国,并融合本地 们的教材多样性且有系统,皆来自台湾及中国,并融合本地 情境教学,教学方法灵活生动。本校中文班欢迎四岁以上孩 情境教学,教学方法灵活生动。本校中文班欢迎四岁以上孩 童参加,依能力分班。除中文班外,并开设各项才艺课程, 童参加,依能力分班。除中文班外,并开设各项才艺课程, 欢迎报名。 欢迎报名。

Anne-Marie Dussault 604.323.5311 | adussault@langara.ca

World Languages

Terms: Sep, Jan, May, Jul Cost: $173 per course Textbooks or course material not included. See website.

Learning a language can be fun and rewarding, and it allows you to better enjoy your travelling experiences. World Languages offers language classes with a focus on conversation skills useful for daily activities. The course content is introduced in a structured fashion and includes reading, writing, and grammar. Classes allow for individual attention, and activities are introduced to encourage interaction among students. Our language instructors are native speakers skilled in second-language teaching and use a variety of teaching techniques in order to facilitate learning. The cultural aspects of the target language are introduced. Students are welcome to repeat a level in order to gain more confidence in the language. www.langara.ca/cs/world-languages

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S CO T T S T E WA R T | SU CC ESS S TO RY Recent Real Estate graduate Scott Stewart still remembers the uncertainty he felt on his first day of studies. “It had been the better part of 40 years since I had voluntarily walked into a classroom setting,” he says. Scott stood agonizing over where to sit – not too close to the front, lest he be labelled as a keener, but not too far back either – when the instructor walked in. “As I sat down in my chair for the first time, panic ensued. ‘What am I doing here? There will be exams and essays to write!’” he recalls. Despite his apprehension, Scott quickly began to thrive in his chosen program. The former engineering technician went on to earn two certificates – Property Management and Professional Building Manager – and won a scholarship from the Real Estate Institute of British Columbia for Academic Excellence in Business Communications. “The combination of teaching prowess, real world experience, small class sizes, and a genuine passion for teaching was – and is – the hallmark of the Real Estate Program,” says Scott. “One may excel in this world with only ‘book smarts’ or ‘street smarts’, but Langara provided a disciplined balance of the two.” “As I progressed through my studies, I gradually became aware that the calibre of instruction and course material was the very best that one can find,” he says. “My classmates and future colleagues were also a source of inspiration, drive, and perspective.” Scott came to Langara after an injury forced a career change. He approached his situation with characteristic gusto. Working with his vocational rehab team, Scott put together a 79-page document for WorkSafe BC outlining the program at Langara and how it would lead him to new employment opportunities. Today, he is the Operations Manager for The New Chelsea Society, one of the leading non-profit housing providers in British Columbia. The learning curve has been steep, but Scott feels both deep satisfaction and immense pride in being part of such a caring organization. “I could not be happier, more fulfilled, and excited about my future,” Scott enthuses. “I now begin the next chapter in my life with gratitude for all those who have shared in this journey.” Scott Stewart finished his 2016 school year with a 4.0 GPA. Though all of his instructors were fabulous, Nizam Dossa and David Karkut stand out in his memory for their dedication, enthusiasm, and innate ability to put the class at ease.

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John Neuls | 604.323.5409 jneuls@langara.ca

Building Systems Energy Assessor

Type: Part-time/Full-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $430 to $699 per course

Energy management is critical in any organization to better control costs and energy efficiencies. This program enables informed decisions on energy-related matters. Graduates learn techniques to identify needs to plan and monitor implementation of energy management information systems, re-commission buildings, and finance energy projects. This program will also ensure students have a full spectrum of knowledge in building construction and building operations that is important in energy management decisions. These courses are approved by the Architectural Institute of BC (AIBC) for continuing professional development. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/real-estate

Yasmin Virji | 604.218.1783 yvirji@langara.ca

Career Development Professional

Type: Full-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Daytime Location: Broadway Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $5,231, includes course package

The Career Development Professional Certificate Program is a 14-week, full-time, intensive program offered during the daytime. The focus is on Employment Services with nine courses that will teach the student about the career development theories, career planning and assessment, job search, job development, job search skills, group facilitation, and career program development. Students will also complete a four-week workplace practicum. It will prepare students to work in careers such as case manager, career consultant, proposal writer, job search trainer, job developer, intake interviewer, or employment counselor, or career practitioner. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/cdpc

John Neuls | 604.323.5409 jneuls@langara.ca

Construction and Development

Type: Part-time/Full-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $240 to $695 per course

This program provides the skills and knowledge to conceptualize and complete construction projects on budget. Graduates gain a thorough understanding of the physical aspects related to residential properties. They will also learn specific issues surrounding construction projects and how to tackle these issues to ensure the project is kept on track. Instructors who are experts in their field provide practical and relevant content for today’s construction standards. These courses are approved by the Homeowner Protection Office (HPO), and the Architectual Institute of BC for continuing professional development. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/real-estate

Yasmin Virji | 604.218.1783 yvirji@langara.ca

General Business Management

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $423 - $693 per course

The General Business Management Certificate provides a career-oriented foundation in business management and organizational leadership skills. It is designed to be a basic academic credential for new managers and those looking to advance their career. Identify your managerial strengths and discover pathways to improve your communication and financial skills. Learn the fundamentals of human resources management, business communications, and information management. Discover how to optimize planning, administration, business process, and leadership as a manager.

*Total cost may differ depending on choice of electives.

Courses in this program may be taken individually in any order. www.langara.ca/general-business

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REGISTER FOR PROGRAMS & COURSES

604.323.5322 | WWW.LANGARA.CA/CS

Yasmin Virji | 604.218.1783 yvirji@langara.ca

Insurance

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Cost: $620 per course + 306 for textbooks

The General Insurance Essentials (GIE) course is your pathway to a rewarding career in the growing and diverse field of insurance. It covers all the fundamentals of insurance practice for beginning students, and fulfills the educational requirements for obtaining a Level 1 Salesperson/Adjuster licence. The course also prepares you for writing the Level 1 licensing exam, which is included as part of the course fee. For more information on the GIE program requirements, licensing, and careers in the insurance industry, visit the Insurance Institute of British Columbia website at www.insuranceinstitute.ca. Required textbooks (GIE C81 Part 1 & 2) are available from the Langara Bookstore. www.langara.ca/insurance

Yasmin Virji | 604.218.1783 yvirji@langara.ca

Introduction to Engineering in BC

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $200 to $465 per course

This program prepares domestic students and internationally trained engineers, technicians, and technologists with industry specific skills in technical engineering. Learn the practical and hands-on skills necessary to gain employment in an engineering environment. The curriculum is designed to familiarize students with Canadian workplace culture in BC’s engineering sector. Students will develop professional skills that are industry based and sought by employers. The certificate includes a workplace practicum. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/cs/iebc

Yasmin Virji | 604.218.1783 yvirji@langara.ca

Management Skills

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan Schedule: Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $321 per course

The Management Skills Certificate program provides foundational people-management skills required in business today. Designed with both the experienced and new manager in mind, participants will develop the practical skills needed to realize their full management potential. The Management Skills Certificate includes four week weekend courses: Leading and Managing Employees, Communicating Effectively, Managing for Success, and Managing for Conflict. You can take the course as part of the overall certificate over a period of up to two years. Courses in this program may be taken individually in any order. www.langara.ca/management-skills

John Neuls | 604.323.5409 jneuls@langara.ca Type: Part-time/Full-Time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $240 to $570 per course

Professional Building Manager Learn to oversee the daily operations of a given site. Our Professional Building Manager Program provides supervisory and management skills related to building operations for residential and commercial buildings, as well as hospitality and health facilities. The core courses develop essential knowledge and skills in building management, building operating systems, communications, and tenant relations, as well as creating productive relationships with staff, trades, and those on a property management team. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/real-estate

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Meredith Stewart | 604.323.5134 meredithstewart@langara.ca

Professional Sales

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Delivery: Online Credential: Certificate Cost: $349 per course

The Professional Sales Certificate - Online Program provides you with a proven system to increase your sales. If you are looking at sales as a career option, or already have sales experience and want to develop a sales process, this in-depth program will introduce you to exciting new ways to achieve sales success and help you achieve your full potential as a salesperson. The Certificate consists of four 18-hour courses: Successful Selling Strategies; Persuasion, Communication, and Relationship Building; Motivation, Closing, and Keeping Clients; and the Sales and Planning Toolkit. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/sales

Rob Clark | 604.862.3953 rclark@appliedmanagement.com

Project Management

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, Apr Schedule: Saturdays or online Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom/Online Credential: Certificate Cost: $5,500

Professional project management is a highly valued and transferable skill set. It combines planning, organizing, and controlling resources to meet timelines, quality standards, risk factors, and budgets. Certified project managers are in demand all over the world in all types of industries. The Advanced Project Management Certificate Program is an opportunity for you to apply proven methods and practices in your field of experience. You will receive instruction and support from PMP® certified instructors who have extensive experience managing real-world projects. Courses may be taken individually in order. www.langara.ca/project-management

John Neuls | 604.323.5409 jneuls@langara.ca

Property Management

Type: Part-time/Full-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $405 to $695 per course

This program delivers comprehensive knowledge for success in property management. Our residential and commercial courses cover legal, operating, and management topics related to rental buildings, strata buildings, and commercial properties including office, retail, and shopping centre developments. The balance of the program develops essential skills in communications, negotiation and dispute resolution, financial statement review, and building operations. Graduates and licensed strata managers can further their studies with the Advanced Strata Management course. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/real-estate

John Neuls | 604.323.5409 jneuls@langara.ca

Real Estate

Type: Part-time/Full-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: CS Diploma Cost: $14,800

The CS Diploma in Real Estate is a part-time or full-time program that delivers a comprehensive body of knowledge and skills for success in the real estate field. The diploma includes core study courses (8 courses) with specialization in several study areas to allow the participant to pursue various career options: Property Management (11 courses), Construction & Development (10 courses), and Real Estate Investing (5 courses). Upon completion of studies, you will be qualified to write the Trading Services, Broker’s, or Rental Property License examinations. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/real-estate

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REGISTER FOR PROGRAMS & COURSES

604.323.5322 | WWW.LANGARA.CA/CS

John Neuls | 604.323.5409 jneuls@langara.ca

Real Estate Investing

Type: Part-time/Full-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $138 to $695 per course

Without the right knowledge and skills real estate investing can have adverse effects. This certificate program will provide students with the skills and knowledge to be equipped to become an informed real estate investor. These courses examine the principles and techniques of real estate valuation, mathematics, finance, investment analysis, and law. Students can develop their knowledge in different areas of related expertise, such as real estate development, commercial lease analysis, condo investing, commercial property investing, and buying income properties. Courses are offered on evenings and weekends as a flexible, self-paced, part-time option. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/real-estate

John Neuls | 604.323.5409 jneuls@langara.ca

Real Estate Trading/Broker

Type: Part-time/Full-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $60 to $695 per course

This program provides a strong foundation in real estate to allow graduates to work in the trading services field. Courses examine the principles and techniques of real estate valuation, mathematics, investment analysis, and law. Elective courses allow students to develop their knowledge in different areas of related expertise, such as property management, residential construction, building operating systems, financial statement review, and negotiation. Students will be prepared for the Licensing exam and tutorial classes are available. Courses are also available to prepare for the Real Estate Broker’s License exam. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/real-estate

John Neuls | 604.323.5409 jneuls@langara.ca

Real Property Analyst

Type: Part-time/Full-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $390 to $695 per course

This certificate provides a strong academic foundation in real estate investment analysis, with practical knowledge of the operating aspects of income-producing real estate. Core courses examine the principles and techniques of real estate valuation, mathematics, investment analysis, and law, and also allows students to develop their knowledge in different areas of related expertise. The program creates pathways for students to obtain the Trading Services License, Rental Property Management License or to continue their studies with UBC and work towards the professional designation in appraisal from the Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC). Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/real-estate

David Schulte | 604.351.9948 dschulte@langara.ca

Self-Employment

Type: Full-time/Part-time (New) Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Wkdays/Wknds Location: Broadway Campus Delivery: Classroom Cost: $1,995 (FT), $995 (PT)

Do you have a business idea? Make it happen through our dynamic Self-Employment Programs. Start your own business and take control of your future. Our programs include skills training, business plan preparation, financial planning, and one-on-one business consultation to set you on the path to creating a successful business venture. The NEW Parttime Entrepreneur program is perfect for anyone looking to build a flourishing side business with classes held on Saturdays. EI clients may be eligible for financial support for the full-time program; contact a WorkBC Employment Services Centre for details. Courses in this program may not be taken individually. www.langara.ca/cs/self-employment

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Yasmin Virji | 604.218.1783 yvirji@langara.ca

Small Business & Entrepreneurship

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $265 - $625 per course

Our Small Business Management and Ownership Certificate includes five practical courses (4 required, 1 elective) that enable students to advance their entrepreneurial goals with confidence. Courses cover the development and testing of business ideas; improving planning, operations, sales and marketing, and customer service; and producing and analyzing financial documents and reports. Using real-world business examples and students’ own businesses (whether already in operation or at the idea stage), instructors help students quickly develop the knowledge and skills needed to grow their businesses. Courses in this program may be taken individually in any order. www.langara.ca/small-business

John Neuls | 604.323.5409 jneuls@langara.ca

Social Housing Management

Type: Part-time/Full-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $405 - $445 per course

Learn to oversee the daily operations of a social housing site. Through a partnership with the BC Non-Profit Housing Association, we offer a Social Housing Certificate designed for staff, managers, and volunteers who are involved in social housing operations or development. Graduates can now become members of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH). The core courses develop essential knowledge and skills in building management, communications, and tenant relations, engaged in social housing operations and development.

Oren Lupo | 604.323.5971 supplychain@langara.ca

Supply Chain and Logistics

Type: Full-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan Schedule: Weekdays Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: CS Post-Degree Diploma Cost: See website

This two-year full-time program prepares university and college graduates for careers in the growing supply-chain management industry. The program is a career-oriented educational foundation for positions at the supervisor, coordinator, analyst, planner or specialist level. Learn from experienced professionals about sourcing, procurement, coordination, strategic management, manufacturing, and the delivery of goods, services, and information. The program also features course-work in business studies, enabling students to maximize their contributions to any organization’s success.

www.langara.ca/real-estate

www.langara.ca/supply-chain

Custom and Corporate Training for Business On-site training for your organization’s needs Langara Custom Training offers cost-effective, on-site training to help organizations maximize their business potential. Drawing on a pool of qualified trainers and instructors, we develop effective training programs that suit the size, experience, project needs, and long-term goals of the organization. Flexible scheduling options are available, from one-day workshops to a more in-depth series of courses. Learn more. 604.323.5134 | www.langara.ca/custom-training

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L U I S R I B E I RO - I N S T RU C TO R Though instructor Luis Ribeiro joined Langara Continuing Studies in 2010, his teaching experience extends further back. Luis was a full-time corporate trainer for more than 10 years, teaching everything from Adobe Illustrator to Microsoft Project. “While I was in corporate training, I noticed how many people struggled with their day-to-day usage of Microsoft applications – even more so when they needed to perform more complex tasks,” says Luis. “I decided to join Langara so that I could make a difference.” As a corporate trainer, Luis worked with a range of organizations, including the BC Security Commission, BC Liquor Distribution Branch, and the RCMP. Now, he works as a technical analyst but he still spends part of his workday teaching others. “I am the go-to resource at my workplace, which has a staff of almost 100 employees,” he says. “Because of my experience at Langara, I often know what to expect when a co-worker calls me for help.” While Luis has worked with a wide variety of programs and has a deep understanding of many more, he doesn’t limit himself to teaching the technical parts of each program. “My instructional style stimulates critical thinking. Students need to problem solve and become clear on their real objective,” he says. “It’s not always about which formulas to use but how a spreadsheet will help that company make informed decisions.” Luis’ extensive corporate experience – both as a trainer and now a full-time analyst – allows him to bring real-world business scenarios into his lessons. Because his role includes creating management reports and performing analysis, he understands not only how to work with data but the current demands for it. “Staying on top of technology also means you are mindful of new trends of information gathering and how business information needs are evolving,” he explains. Luis says that 20 years ago, most employers wouldn’t have expected applicants to know Excel but in an increasingly data-driven world, critical thinking skills and programs like Excel are no longer optional. “The workplace is always changing,” says Luis. “Keep up!” Luis holds a Provincial Instructor Diploma from the Ministry of Advanced Education and is a Microsoft Certified Master Instructor. His favourite program is Microsoft Excel.

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Raymond Chow | 604.323.5927 cstechnology@langara.ca

Advanced Administrative Assistant

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $49 to $539 per course

The new Advanced Administrative Assistant Certificate Program is designed for administrative assistants and executive support staff who want to prepare for added responsibilities and expanded duties, or those who have completed an entry level certificate such as the Computer Skills for the Office Certificate and wish to build on their newly acquired skills. This program provides you with a series of hands-on courses leading to mastery of technical and soft skills required in the smooth running of today’s office. Completion of this program will prepare you for mid-level administrative roles to executive assistant positions. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/computer-skills

Raymond Chow | 604.323.5927 cstechnology@langara.ca

Certifications & Exams

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $149 to $249 per course

Employers and hiring managers need more than casual users; they need proficient users. Certification indicates that you have the skills and expertise, and that you are capable of getting the job done. Take these certifications and exams after completing the relevant courses, or challenge the exam if you feel you have the equivalent educational or industry experience. Langara is an Official Exam Centre and currently offers certifications for Adobe Certified Associate and Microsoft Office Specialist. New certifications include: IC3 Internet and Core Computing, Quickbooks Certified User, and Autodesk Certified User. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/certifications

Raymond Chow | 604.323.5927 cstechnology@langara.ca

Computer Basics

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: None Cost: $49 to $259 per course

Are you new to computers? Want to learn more about your tablet? We offer computer and technology classes for all ability levels and teach the basics of using your new device. For prospective computer owners, the Computer Basics course will help you purchase a computer and accessories wisely. Learn how to make the most of your computer, tablet, smartphone, or the internet in a low stress, self-paced environment. There are also opportunities for you to bring your devices to class. These courses provide fundamental skills needed for today’s job market, and establish a solid foundation for learning other computer applications. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/computer-basics

Raymond Chow | 604.323.5927 cstechnology@langara.ca

Computer Skills for the Office

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $49 to $539 per course

Computer Skills for the Office is a series of hands-on courses that help you to master the most popular office applications found in today’s computerized office. Learn how to create attractive and professional documents, riveting presentations, and powerful spreadsheets quickly and easily. Fine-tune your skills with the Microsoft Office FastTrack Series: complete a course in a single day or enroll in the whole series. FastTrack courses are suitable if you have some experience but would like to work faster and more efficiently. Please be aware that the FastTrack classes do move quickly. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/computer-skills

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REGISTER FOR PROGRAMS & COURSES

604.323.5322 | WWW.LANGARA.CA/CS

Raymond Chow | 604.323.5927 cstechnology@langara.ca

Database Developer

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $459 per course

In today’s world of business, nothing could be more central to the management of information than relational database systems, such as: Microsoft Access, MS-SQL Server, and MySQL. Our Database Developer Certificate Program provides you with a complete hands-on overview of databases and the practical application of their features. Knowledge and experience gained through this program, allows you to perform queries and data analysis as applied to a business environment. This program complements the Web Developer Certificate and is an excellent foundation for anyone looking to create dynamic, database-driven websites. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/database-developer

Raymond Chow | 604.323.5927 cstechnology@langara.ca

Geographic Information Systems

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: Certificate Cost: $395 per course

Our Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Certificate is your pathway to a rewarding career in this diverse and growing field. GIS provides the ability to automate map production and integrate earth’s imagery with other data to solve geographic problems, which can be displayed in a variety of ways including: new maps, tables, charts, or information graphics. This certificate program explores the principles and real-world applications of GIS using QGIS, an open source software. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/geographic-information-systems

Jennifer Madigan | 604.218.0720 jmadigan@langara.ca

Instructional Design

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Oct, May, Jun, Jul, Apr Schedule: Eves/Wkdays Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom/Online Credential: Certificate Cost: $495 Total Cost for Certificate: $1980

Continuing Studies is offering a new Certificate in Instructional Design. As online training becomes more accessible, companies and institutions are seeking the skills of highly qualified instructional designers who are experts in understanding adult learning and technological applications to deliver engaging learning modules. Program courses include Foundations in Instructional Design and Adult Learning, Curriculum Design, Program Evaluation and Implementation, Technology and Applications in Instructional Design, and Designing and Developing an Online Module/Course. All enrolled students are eligible to purchase Articulate Storyline for $299 USD. www.langara.ca/instructional-design

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Raymond Chow | 604.323.5927 cstechnology@langara.ca

Introduction to Coding

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom/Lab Credential: None Cost: $369 to $449 per course

Have you ever wanted to code but was afraid to? In today’s technology driven world, coding skills are indispensable. Whether you’re launching a career, advancing in one, or just excited to learn something new, these fun and interactive courses will give you unique perspectives and allows to explore a wide range of potential careers in robotics, web, or mobile app development. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/intro-to-coding

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Raymond Chow | 604.323.5927 cstechnology@langara.ca

Plus 50

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: None Cost: $49 to $159 per course

Computing can be a difficult and mysterious subject, but these skills are a must-have in today’s digital age. Courses in this program area are designed for baby boomers or beginners who want to get more from their computers in a low stress, supportive environment. Become computer literate not only by learning the basics of how to use your computer and the internet, but also by maximizing your time and getting the most of out your device. Receive a 10% discount when you register for four or more courses at the same time in a single term. Group registrations are also eligible for discounts. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/plus-50

Raymond Chow | 604.323.5927 cstechnology@langara.ca

TechWorks

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom Credential: None Cost: See website

We recognize that lifelong learning and professional development are important for those working with technology. Amid technological advances and rapid change, it is important to actively participate in continuing your education to remain competent and current in your chosen field of practice. Our TechWorks Series addresses these challenges, and we have assembled a lineup of today’s top industry professionals and bestselling authors to deliver cutting-edge and unparalleled seminars, workshops, and webinars. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/techworks

Raymond Chow | 604.323.5927 cstechnology@langara.ca

Web Technologies

Type: Part-time Entry Dates: Sep, Jan, May Schedule: Eves/Wknds Location: Main Campus Delivery: Classroom/Online Credential: Certificate Cost: $49 to $539 per course

Our program offers web development courses for all skill levels. We focus on the creation of websites and web services for environments such as: web servers, content management systems, and mobile devices. Apply theories of scripting, usability, information architecture, responsive web design, and project management to create sites that complies with today’s web standards. Become proficient at developing and publishing websites to remote servers, coding and optimizing web pages for today’s innovative web browsers. Courses in this program may be taken individually. www.langara.ca/web-tech

Are you a supervisor or wanting to become one? Enhance your communication skills along with your ability to lead and motivate employees with our Management Skills Certificate program. The four weekend courses in the certificate are: • Leading and Managing Employees • Managing for Success

• Communicating Effectively • Managing in Conflict

Designed with both experienced and new managers in mind, participants in the courses will develop the practical skills needed to realize their full management potential. Learn more. 604.218.1783 | yvirji@langara.ca | www.langara.ca/management-skills

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INFORMATION SESSIONS

Upcoming Information Sessions Interested to learn more about our programs and courses, meet faculty, visit facilities, or see the work in progress of students? Register and attend a free info session! All info sessions are held at the Langara College main campus unless noted otherwise. Reserve your seat: Call (604) 323-5322. Visit www.langara.ca/infosessions for more details, new sessions, and updated dates and locations.

BUSINESS Advanced Project Management Aug 23 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm | Room TBA Sep 6 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm | Room TBA

Career Development Professional Location: 601 West Broadway Jul 19 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Room TBA Aug 11 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Room TBA Oct 11 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Room TBA Nov 20 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Room TBA

Sep 27 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Oct 4 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Oct 11 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Oct 18 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Oct 25 | 9:30 am - 11:30 am Nov 1 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Nov 8 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Nov 15 | 9:30 am - 11:30 am Nov 22 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

CREATIVE & APPLIED ARTS Educational Travel

Introduction to Engineering in BC Aug 16 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Room TBA Aug 28 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Room TBA Oct 20 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Room TBA Nov 27 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Room TBA

Guatemala & India Photography Tours Jul 6 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm | Room TBA Galapagos Eco Tour Sep 29 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Room TBA

Careers in Appraisal Aug 23 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Room C408 Careers in Property Management Aug 21 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Room C408 Careers in Real Estate Aug 15 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Room C408

Location: 601 West Broadway, Room Unit L4 Jul 5 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Jul 26 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Aug 2 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Aug 9 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Aug 16 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am Aug 23 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Aug 30 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Sep 6 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Integrative Energy Healing Intensive Jul 26 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm | Room T224 Sep 8 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm | Room T224

Medical Aesthetics Aug 14 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Room A253

Medical Office Administrator Nov 8 | 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm | Room A253

Professional Dog Walker Sep 6 | 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm | Room A253

Registered Massage Therapy Location: 601 West Broadway Sep 19 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm | Room Unit M-11 Oct 11 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm | Room Unit M-11 Nov 1 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm | Room Unit M-11

HEALTH & HUM AN SERVICES

Sewing and Fashion Arts

Animal Control Officer Sep 6 | 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm | Room A253

Self-Employment Program

Sep 6 | 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm | Room A253 Nov 8 | 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm | Room A253

Sep 9 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm | Room TBA Free DSLR Seminar Sep 9 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Room TBA

Photography Real Estate

Image Consulting

Aromatherapy Sep 5 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Room A253

Dental Reception Certificate Program July 20 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Room A257 Aug 24 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Room A257 Oct 20 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Room A257 Nov 25 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Room A257

Expressive Arts Therapy

Sep 6 | 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm | Room A253

Therapeutic Touch Sep 12 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Room A253

Theraputic Yoga for Pain Management Location: 601 West Broadway, M11 Jul 20 | 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm Aug 17 | 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm

Yoga Teacher Training Location: 601 West Broadway, M11 Jul 20 | 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm Aug 17 | 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm

Aug 28 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm | Room A253

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CS Testing Centre N E W P RO G R A M A R E A The Continuing Studies Testing Centre offers a full range of examination and proctoring services from individual sittings to large assemblies on a global stage. We can accommodate complicated exam parameters (e.g. taped interviews, a/v delivery) to simple paper-based testing. We are currently hosts or designated testing centres for: University of London: Langara has hosted UOL students for over a decade in several areas including Law and Medicine and have recently added MBA and Psychiatric exams to our roster. Nursing Exams: We offer the CELBAN (Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses) at least once a month and during peak sitting seasons, twice a month. www.langara.ca/celban NCAS (Nursing Community Assessment Services): We are pleased to collaborate with NCAS and CRNBC to offer assessments for IEN/IEP’s and assessment dates for RCA’s, LPN’s, and RPN’s for foreign trainer healthcare practitioners. The NCLEX exam is also seated at Langara’s main campus. www.langara.ca/ncas Educator Licensure Exam: We are proud to host many specialized qualification exams such as the NCIDQ (National Council of Interior Designers Qualification Examination) and the CDECB (The Canadian Diabetes Education Certification Board Examination). Accounting exams for both internal and external programs have been hosted by Continuing Studies for many years including (formerly) CGA/CPA, Laurentian University programs. We also host bi-weekly sittings of the new OWNER/BUILDER online examination every second Sunday. Language: Langara hosted the prestigious JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) in December 2016. Upcoming dates to be announced soon. www.langara.ca/jlpt Bobbie Morrison | 604-323-5323 CS Testing Centre Exam Invigilation/Proctoring/Supervision bmorrison@langara.ca or invigilation@langara.ca

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Natalie Lai | 604.323.5193 careerassessment@langara.ca

Career Assessment

Type: Assessment Entry Dates: Ongoing Schedule: Varies Location: Main Campus Delivery: Online/One-on-one Credential: None Cost: $395

Looking at a career change, beginning a new career or just wondering if you are on the right career or education path? Complete a career assessment with Langara College. This career assessment testing package will help you to make better informed decisions on your career to match your personality, strengths, and interests. The career assessment package includes online career aptitude tests that will assess your career values, work personality and interests, and a one-on-one session with an experienced career professional to review your results and plan your next steps. Current students and alumni of Langara College are eligible for a 25% discount. www.langara.ca/career-assessment

Bobbie Morrison | 604.323.5323 bmorrison@langara.ca Location: Main Campus

Japanese Language Proficiency Test Langara Continuing Studies now hosts the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT). The JLPT, under joint organization of the Japan Foundation and Japan Educational Exchanges and Services, started in 1984 as a test to measure and certify the Japanese-language proficiency of those whose native language is not Japanese. In the first year, the JLPT was conducted in 15 countries, and approximately 7,000 examinees took the test. Since then, the JLPT has become the largest Japanese-language test in the world, with approximately 610,000 examinees in 62 countries and areas worldwide in 2011. Advance registration is required. www.langara.ca/jlpt

Visit us during Semester Kickoff Our Semester Kickoff celebrations make coming to school easier with events and happenings all over campus. Continuing Studies will once again have a table to welcome new, returning, and prospective students to Langara College. Don’t miss this fun way to pick-up free resources, swag, snacks, info, prizes, and so much more. Mark your calendar. • Location: Langara Main Campus, Building A - Foyer • Date: Thursday, September 7, 2017 • Time: 11:00 am - TBC Use hashtag #WelcometoLangara to look back at the Welcome Week fun from previous years, and find us on Facebook @LangaraContinuingStudies for news, announcements, and events.

Learn more. 604.323.5322 | www.langara.ca/cs

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“Being part of the main campus is an enriching experience. I’m looking forward to learning about 3D printing and crossing over to design where ideas created on computers can manifest into metal.” – Peggy Logan, Instructor

LEARN NEW SKILLS IN

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P EG G Y L O G A N | I N S T RU C TO R Instructor Peggy Logan has been making jewellery for decades and her dedication has never wavered. For this enamellist and artist, jewellery is a constant passion. “Jewellery-making is an art that can be learned at any stage of life,” Peggy says. “It has a very practical side and yet it can also be wholly experimental.” Peggy’s commitment to jewellery-making has led to national and international recognition. In 2015, a neck piece she created earned an honorable mention at the International Cloisonné Jewelry Conference in Japan. She also received a scholarship from the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts and accepted a year-long artist residency at the Harbourfront Centre in Toronto. “It was the most transformative experience as a jeweller,” she says of the residency. “It gave me the high level of professionalism that I still have today.” Peggy’s skills, experience, and knowledge make her a valuable resource to students, but it’s her willingness to engage with them afterwards that makes an impression. Students that take courses with Peggy – either individually or as part of the Jewellery Making Certificate – reach out to her for private sessions, advice on projects, or feedback on their work. She enjoys running into former students at jewellery events and is excited to bring her future students into the Makerspace, a new space at Langara that encourages experiential, interdisciplinary, and peer learning outside the traditional classroom. “Being part of the main campus is an enriching experience,” she says. “I’m looking forward to learning about 3D printing and crossing over to design where ideas created on computers can manifest into metal.” Langara itself is a special place to Peggy. When she was a fine arts student at the College, she found it to be a supportive environment where she received encouragement from her instructors. “Langara is a place of learning that has kept the joy of inquiry and discovery alive for me and others,” she says. “Coming to Langara as a Continuing Studies instructor is my chance to be a part of the excellence in education that Langara provides.” Peggy Logan graduated from the Jewellery Arts Program at George Brown College in 1983. She recently exhibited in the 20th anniversary of the Eastside Culture Crawl.

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AUTO

FAMILY CHILDCARE

JEWELLERY CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Auto maintenance for Beginners Home Repair and Small Projects Woodworking Beginners Woodworking Intermediate

Family Childcare

Intro to Precious Metal Clay Jewellery Adv. Techniques Jewellery Beginners Jewellery Intermediate Jewellery Professional Studio Precious Metal Clay Photo Transfer

COMPUTER Acrobat Advanced Forms Gentle Introduction to Computer Programming Word Press: Basic Word Press Workshops for Websites and Blogs

CULINARY 7 items or less 50 Shades of Chicken A Diet for a Healthy Planet ABC`s of Cooking Part I ABC`s of Cooking Part II Cheap N Easy Good Meals Christmas Candy Demonstration Cooking with Wine Demonstration Prime Rib Demonstration Ultimate Chef`s Discover Wine Eating Healthy on the Run Filipino Fiesta Holiday Breads Indian Cooking Indian Cooking Meat Lover Knife Skills and Cooking Ocean Best Delights Pies from Instant to HM Tour in Little India

FITNESS Basketball Co-Ed Intermediate Foundation Training Phenomenal ABS Volleyball Level 2 VSB

FLORISTRY Business Aspect Church and Sympathy Floral Design-Level 1 Floral Jewellery Body Flower Floristry Arts Level 2

HOBBIES, LANGUAGES AND THINKERS CORNER ESL Grammar and Essay Writing Critical Thinking Good Reasons Soap Making

INSTRUCTOR TRAINING PROGRAM Instructor Training Program 1 Instructor Training Program 2

INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN Curriculum Design and Program Evaluation (Online) Foundations in Instructional Design

KNITTING AND WEAVING Crochet for Beginners Knitting for Beginners Learn to Weave Double Weave Learn to Weave Level 1 Rigid Heddle Weaving

MUSIC Beginning Guitar

SEWING & FASHION ARTS Computer Aided Fashion Design Fashion Illustration 2 Fabric Selection -Sewing Fabric Selection-Sewing Wardrobe Sewing Introduction Sewing Level 1 Sewing Level 2 Sewing Level 3 Sewing Pattern Drafting Level 1 Sewing Textures and Textiles

NEW! Instructional Design Certificate Langara now offers a certificate program in Instructional Design. Build your foundation designing comprehensive curricula, receive hands-on training with computer programs and applications, and develop online courses and adult learning modules. Learn more. 604.218.0720 | jmadigan@langara.bc.ca | www.langara.ca/instructional-design

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Get back to class. School isn’t just for kids. Continuing Studies programs and courses can help you develop your skills, grow your career, or find a new direction at any stage of your life. With a wide variety of programs in art, business, languages, technology, and health, we’re here to help you achieve your goals – whatever they are. Let us know when you’re ready to go back to school. We can help.

Learn more. www.langara.ca/cs

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This year, Langara Continuing Studies is celebrating 20 years of providing empowering, relevant, and flexible education in our city. With five convenient locations, 60+ certificate programs, and over 900 courses, it’s never been easier for you to pursue personal and professional development with Langara Continuing Studies. Learn more. www.langara.ca/cs

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