About Professional Development and Training at VIU

Professional Development and Training

Vancouver Island University has a long-standing commitment to serving the education and training needs of thousands of lifelong learners in our region, in response to emerging needs of employers and individuals. VIU seeks to expand learning opportunities for adults, and to provide a first point of contact for businesses, industry, community groups and individuals interested in accessing Vancouver Island University's extensive educational resources.

We offer you

  • Professional instruction
  • Skills training focused on your needs and interests
  • Small classes with individual attention
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Our reputation for excellence

Our Service for Employers

As an employer you rely on staff with current skills and information. You may also need contemporary management skills to meet the challenge of operating in today's competitive market. We can assist you with:

  • Staff training
  • Identifying your organization's learning needs
  • Customizing programs to meet your goals
  • Developing training plans
  • Training your organization's leaders and managers
  • Find out more about Contract Training at VIU

Services for Career Development

If you are entering or re-entering the workforce, or changing careers, you may need to acquire the critical skills and specialized knowledge required for today's workplace. We can help you develop your career path through:

Services for Personal Development

We have developed courses for personal pursuit, to enrich your life and to fulfill personal goals.