Bow Valley College Regional campuses will re-open Monday, August 23, prior to the start of the fall term. In the meantime, employees continue to work remotely, and we continue to teach students in a remote learning environment. Please contact us by email at bvcstrathmore@bowvalleycollege.ca or phone 403-983-1221 with any inquiries.
To find out more about Regional Programming, please contact us.

Flexible, Local Programs

You have goals. We can help you achieve them. Bow Valley College provides training that gets you ready for the work force. Our Strathmore Campus offers a variety of credit and non-credit programs. Upgrade your skills, start a new career path, or finish high school - here in your community.

Below you can find information on all our resources. Use the links to jump to the section you are interested in:

  • Open Studies Regional
  • Administrative Professional Certificate
  • Employee Edge Business & Computer Training
  • Academic Upgrading
  • English Language Classes
  • Canadian Language Benchmark Testing
  • Online Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR)
  • Community Collaboration
  • Campus Location

  • Open Studies Regional – Fall 2021
    Program Description
    This Open Studies program will provide regional learners access to a selection of Bow Valley College post-secondary credit courses without requiring admission or commitment to one of the College's post-secondary programs. The courses offered align with programs at the College. For more details on the courses, see the course outlines.
    Fall 2021:
    COMM1101 – Interpersonal Relationships and Communication Skills
    ENGL1201 – English Composition
    SOCI1101 – Introduction to Sociology
    Winter 2022:
    HRES1101 – Organizational Behaviour
    MGMT1101 – Introduction to Management
    MKTG1101 – Introduction to Marketing
    Spring/Summer 2022:
    TBA
    Delivery Method 
    Courses are delivered through a mixed delivery mode where learning activities take place through a blend of scheduled in-class and scheduled or non-scheduled online delivery methods. Learners ARE REQUIRED to participate in scheduled learning activities. Scheduled exams may be required.
    How to Apply
    Priority will be given to regional residents within the Bow Valley College regional service area.

    APPLY NOW

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      Administrative Professional Certificate (2-Term Program) – Fall 2021

      Program Description
      Get the skills and knowledge to take on many responsibilities in an office. Learn software applications, keyboarding, administrative procedures, and communication. The Administrative Professional Certificate is a two-term program with five courses per term.
      Delivery Method
      Courses are delivered through a mixed delivery mode where learning activities take place through a blend of scheduled in-class and scheduled or non-scheduled online delivery methods. Learners ARE REQUIRED to participate in scheduled learning activities. Scheduled exams may be required.
      How to Apply
      Priority will be given to regional residents within the Bow Valley College regional service area.

      APPLY NOW

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      Employee Edge Business & Computer Training

      In today’s job market, the deciding factor for employers often comes down to a candidates’ ideal mix of technical and soft skills. Take one or all of the courses and workshops offered and get the EDGE. Courses may be used toward several Bow Valley College Continuing Education Certificates.

      Courses are offered by the Strathmore Campus through scheduled real-time online delivery methods.

      Contact the Strathmore Campus for information on forthcoming courses.

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      Academic Upgrading

      The Strathmore Campus supports Academic Upgrading learners by providing space for learners to work on their courses and write their exams. Please contact us for more details.


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      English Language Classes

      Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada
      Permanent residents and Convention refugees are eligible for this course.
      Please contact the Strathmore Campus for more information or to register for this class.

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      Canadian Language Benchmark Testing

      Bow Valley College partners with ILVARC and the Government of Canada to offer Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) testing at the Strathmore Campus.
      Please contact the Strathmore Campus to inquire about next available dates and to book your CLB testing time.

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      Online Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR)

      Heart & Stroke Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) for Health Care Providers
      Learn how to save lives with this course that is required/recommended by many employers and for many health care program clinical placements.
      A blended learning delivery method allows you to complete your online learning at home, followed by your hands-on skills practice and evaluation at the Strathmore campus. 

      BLS 120 (full): $115.00 + GST
      BLS 90 (renewal): $85.00 + GST

      REGISTER NOW

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      Community Collaboration

      Bow Valley College in Strathmore is pleased to work with other local organizations to support community initiatives.
      Please contact the campus with any education requests, whether for yourself, your organization, or your business. We would love to hear what our community wants to learn!

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      Campus Location

      #1 320 2 Street
      Strathmore, AB T1P 1K3

      Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
      Phone: (403) 983-1221
      Email: bvcstrathmore@bowvalleycollege.ca

      Have a question? Want to apply? Call, email, or visit the campus!
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