Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Full Course and Program List, Continuing Studies

This is a complete list of the programs and courses offered through the Williams Lake Campus of Thompson Rivers University. You can also see our Academic Programs here.


Intro to the Artist in You
Drum Making Workshop
Joy of Painting: A Bob Ross Course
Life Drawing
Photography Essentials

Business/Office Skills

Bank Teller
Basic Bookkeeping
Cashier Training
Conflict Resolution
Customer Service Professional (CSP)
Meeting Procedures
Minute Taking
Payroll Processing
Preparing for that First Day on the Job?
Serving it Right
Team Building
Understanding and Analyzing Financial Statements - Entry Level


Data Analysis and Power Pivot - Microsoft Excel 2016
File Management
Google Cloud Computing - Beginner
Microsoft Office Fast Track
Microsoft Outlook 2016
Microsoft Project 2013
Windows 10 Introduction

MicroComputer Certificate I

MicroComputer Certificate I
Spreadsheets on the Computer-Microsoft Excel
Professional Presentations-Microsoft PowerPoint
Wordprocessing on the Computer-Microsoft Word
Database Management on the Computer-Microsoft Access
Accounting on the Computer - Quickbooks
Our Computer Labs

First Aid

Emergency Child Care First Air & CPR
CarePlus CPR-C and AED
Occupational First Aid Level 1
Occupational First Aid Level III
Occupational First Aid - Transportation Endorsement
Standard First Aid


Bear Aware
Chainsaw Safety Training ENFORM
Fire Suppression, Basic S100/S185
Fire Suppression Recertification, S100A
GPS Locator
Log Scaling
Mapping and Compassing
Orienteering with Hand-Held Radios

General Interest

Photography Essentials
Roadside Emergency Preparedness for Youth
Safe Driver, Learner's Program
Wine Tasting and Pairing

Health and Safety

ATV Safety Training
Chainsaw Safety Training
Child and Babysitting Safety
Confined Space CSTS
Fall Restraint/Fall Protection
Foodsafe – Level I
Foodsafe - Level II
Forklift / Lift Truck Safety Training
Ground Disturbance
H2S Alive (Sour Gas Training)
Industry Recognized Certificate Training
Junior Wilderness
Occupational Health & Safety Committee Training-Inspections
Pleasure Craft Operators
Traffic Control Certification
Transportation of Dangerous Goods
Wilderness Survival

Home Improvement

Carpentry for the Beginner
Ceramic Tile
Ceramic Tile - Mosaic Drywall
Hardwood & Laminate Flooring
Paving Stones & Retaining Walls
Plumbing for the Home
Working with Electrical Systems in the Home


Elements of Landscape Design
Pruning Workshop


Chilcotin Language and Culture
Conversational German - Beginner
Conversational Spanish Beginner
Shuswap Language and Culture

Personal Health

Caring for the Elderly Loved One at Home
Personal Health Leadership Studies

Professional/Personal Development

Assertiveness in the Workplace
Basic Counseling Skills

Conflict Resolution
Customer Service Representative in Banking
Dealing with Difficult People/Customers
Earned Media-Get your Message in the News
Effective Communication Skills
Enhanced Security Training
Ethical Decision Making
The Investigative Process
Management Skills for Supervisors
-Interpersonal Skills Part 1
-Team Building Skills Part 2
-Administrative Skills Part 3
Project Management Tools & Techniques
Proposal Writing
The Business of Communicating

Trades and Technology

Air Brake Certification
Camp Cook Training Program
Discover Trades
Driver Training 
- Class 1 - Canadian Driver
- Class 1 - Extended
- Class 3 - Regular Driver
- Greenhorn Truck Driver Program
Home Maintenance-Entry Level
Mining Skills for an Entry Level Workforce Small Engine Repairs for Beginners
Sustainable Building Advisor Program
Welding - ARC Level 1