VIU International students

Programs offered in Canada

Contract programs can be designed for short periods or as part of long term professional development plans. Basic program costs at our campuses in Canada include instruction, site visits, training materials, and welcome and farewell dinners. Interpreters, local transportation, accommodations, meals, and cultural/sightseeing activities can be included upon request. Practicum placements and additional site visits can be arranged for participants, as required.

Programs offered Internationally

Custom-designed, flexible programs delivered at the client’s location overseas can range in length from one week to four months. Basic costs for programs include a VIU instructor and training materials. Costs and content are negotiated based on client need and anticipated results.

Examples of Customized Training

Customized training has been developed for teachers/trainers, students, administrators, managers, and other professionals in the following areas:

  • Business––Management Systems, Human Resources Management, Accounting, Business Technology
  • Science and Technology––Environmental Sciences, Aquaculture, Forestry, etc.
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS); Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
  • Health Care/Nursing
  • Education/Teacher Training
  • English as a Second Language/English for Special Purposes
  • Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Culinary Arts
  • Computing Science/Information Technology and Applied Systems
  • Vocational Programs––Automotive/Heavy Duty Mechanics, Welding, Outdoor Power Equipment Repair, Hairdressing, Residential Construction, Heavy Equipment Operating
  • Fine Arts/Graphic Arts
  • Humanities/Social Sciences