Okanagan College gives the gift of learning

OC releases its continuing studies catalogue for early 2017 in Sunday's edition of The Morning Star

Stuck for a gift idea for that hard-to-buy for individual? Consider a gift that will give forever: learning.

Okanagan College has just released its Continuing Studies course catalogue for early 2017 and there is a host of opportunities that might fit the bill in terms of gift giving. (It is being distributed in Sunday’s edition of the Vernon Morning Star)

Is someone on your list receiving the latest iPhone? Maybe they would like to learn how to properly edit all the pictures they will be taking with the Advanced iPhone Photography and Editing course. Looking for that special gift for mom and dad? The Relaxation Massage for Two course is sure to be a hit with both of them.

If a new career direction is on your agenda for the new year, OC offers a variety of certificate courses delivered online and on campus at locations throughout the Okanagan and Shuswap-Revelstoke regions.

“The courses being offered this year really do offer something for everyone,” said Dennis Silvestrone, director of continuing studies and corporate development, “whether it is the business professional looking to advance career skills, an adult learner wanting to learn a new skill, or a recent high school graduate wanting to earn a respected credential.”

With hundreds of course offerings, including more than 25 certificate programs, the 2017 Okanagan College Continuing Studies course catalogue is filled with options suitable for even the most discerning relative or friend.

To find out more or view the brochure online visit www.okanagan.bc/cs.

 

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