Start in Winter

Are you ready to start your post-secondary education this winter? Choose from a variety of programs and courses and get started on your path!


Business Administration

Start: January 8 

Get the knowledge and skills required for a high-paying and dynamic career in business. Specialize in either professional management or accounting and finance.

Office Administration & Technology – Advanced Bookkeeping

Start: February 19

Sharpen your skills and open doors to new opportunities with these sought-after college credentials. Get qualified with business certificates designed for those new to or re-entering the workplace.

Health & Human Services

Nursing Unit Clerk

Start: January 8

The Nursing Unit Clerk Program prepares students with the knowledge, skills and experience to work in a health care setting as a nursing unit assistant, nursing unit clerk or health unit coordinator/hospital unit clerk.

Health Care Assistant

Start: January 22

Complete theory courses online! Study from your home and complete the lab skills coursework later. Earn your certificate in 26 weeks: 16 weeks theory, 10 weeks practice. 

Hospitality & Tourism

Ski Resort Risk Management

Learn to effectively manage risk in any aspect of ski area operations, from the top of the mountain to base area operations and services. This course is designed for people currently working in any capacity, in any type or size of ski area operation.

Academic Upgrading

Academic Upgrading

Start: January 8

Looking to upgrade your skills? Want to get into that awesome first-year course or program? Improve subject understanding, study skills and complete prerequisite courses such as biology, chemistry, English, math and physics along with college success, computer sciences and social studies.

Connect with us to begin your academic journey.

University Arts & Sciences

Start working toward your degree at Selkirk College and transfer to any number of post-secondary institutions for completion. To get started on your academic plan, choose your courses from over 100 possibilities in over 20 different discipline areas within the humanities, social sciences and sciences.

If you also wish to earn an associate degree, diploma, advanced certificate, or certificate, please ensure that your choices fulfill the requirements for the program of your choice. Review your plan with a Selkirk College counsellor.

University Arts

Start: January 8

University Sciences

Start: January 8

Industry & Trades

Carpentry Apprentice Level 4

Start: January 2

Electrical Apprenticeship Level 2

Start: January 2

Electrical Apprenticeship Level 4

Start: January 2

Carpentry Foundation

Start: February 5

Electrical Foundation

Start: February 5

Metal Fabricator

Start: February 5


Start: February 5

Carpentry Apprentice Level 3

Start: February 20

Electrical Apprenticeship Level 3

Start: March 11

Electrical Apprenticeship Level 4

Start: March 11

Plant Operator

Start: March 11

Welder Apprenticeship/Modular Programs

Start: March 18

Various Start Times

Refrigeration Plant Operator

Our Refrigeration Plant Operator Certificate gives you flexibility to enroll anytime and finish your coursework at your own pace while you continue working. A comprehensive ten-unit course approved by the BC Safety Authority taught entirely through distance education and online learning. Earn your certificate in seven months.

Our self-directed, fully distance certificate programs give you flexibility to work at your own pace and get the results you want to advance your career. 

BC Electrical Code

You’ll learn about the fundamentals of the rules and regulations governing Canadian electrical work, installation and the calculations you’ll need. Earn a Certification of Completion in eight months.

BC Low Energy Code

You’ll learn about the fundamentals of the rules and regulations governing low energy electrical work and installation. Earn a Certification of Completion in four months.

Environment & Geomatics

Advanced entry for a student who has previously taken GIS courses. This program provides accessible GIS instruction for people who find it difficult to leave the workforce and study in a conventional full-time or part-time enrolment model.

Geographic Information Systems (Advanced Certificate)

Start: January 8

Selkirk Innovates

Computer-Aided Design for Advanced Manufacturing

Start: February 6

This program provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles, techniques and tools used in computer-aided design (CAD) for advanced manufacturing applications. 

Enterprise GIS Ecosystems 

Start: January 8

This fully online course covers a wide spectrum of topics, including deployment strategies, installation procedures, configuration techniques, effective administration, security measures, data management best practices, open source alternatives and the practical usage of ArcGIS Enterprise.

Fundamentals in Programming and Software Development

Start: January 8

This 10-week course offers an introduction to advanced computing skills, specifically designed for beginning programmers with limited or no prior programming experience.

Mass Timber Micro-Credentials

Start: January 2

This training program provides a comprehensive introduction into mass timber construction for learners interested timber fabrication and/or fabrication design through two stackable micro-credentials. Enrol in one or both courses!

Advancing Equity, Diversity & Inclusion in Organizations

Start: Various

This micro-credential comprises four stackable micro-courses, each providing approximately 15 hours of training over two weeks. Take an individual course or the whole bundle!

Community Education & Workplace Training 

From leadership training to personal interest development, this is the place where everyone can learn. 

Applied Leadership 

As our world and our workplaces become more complex and diverse, managers and leaders need expanding skills. Developed in consultation with many of the largest employers in the West Kootenay/Boundary Region, this modular program will provide individuals with leadership skills and knowledge they can immediately employ in the workplace. 

Cannabis Training

We are offering a suite of courses to provide people with skills and training to work in the rapidly growing cannabis industry. This includes cultivation and licensing compliance. 

Personal Interest Exploration

Explore more courses offered this winter!