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Provincial Instructor Diploma

Location: In-person/Online

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Program Summary:

Prepare for rewarding employment as an adult educator.

The BC Provincial Instructor Diploma provides new instructors with the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to instruct adults. Course activities and assignments are intended to provide the skills needed to be an effective, competent instructor. The practicum provides an opportunity for participants to integrate and demonstrate their newly acquired knowledge.

Students in this program build knowledge and skills to design, develop, manage and evaluate the instruction of adults in post-secondary education, business, industry and non-traditional adult learning environments. The program also provides instructors with an accredited development program leading to diplomas and degrees at VCC and other institutions.

Program Learning Outcomes:

On completion of the Provincial Instructor Diploma, students will be able to:

• Design, deliver and evaluate adult learning and teaching on a continuum of instructional approaches.

• Create positive and engaging learning environments that promote respect for the diversity of learners.

• Use instructional strategies and educational technologies appropriately to support and enhance teaching and learning.

• Communicate effectively and work collaboratively in the workplace and in the community.

• Act in an ethical and professional manner when working in an adult education setting.

• Develop professionally in response to trends in one’s field of practice and in adult education.

• Become a reflective practitioner.


Tuition Fee*


Part-time or


230 hours

(other fees applicable)

Broadway, Online and locations in BC & Yukon


*Fees are approximate and subject to change without notice.
Program Details:

• Before you can register in any courses, you have to apply and be admitted into the School of Instructor Education. Please download the Application Form, complete and email it back to School of Instructor Education, or phone 604-871-7000 (local 7488 or 7499)

• Once admitted, you will be contacted by the School with more information about registering in upcoming courses.

• Visit VCC website

• This dimploma is a pre-requisite to the Certificate in Online/eLearning Instruction.
CPHR BC & YK members receive a 15% discount* on your course tuition fee:

To register for this program in VCC School of Instructor Education with the CPHR BC & YK member discount:

• Please download the special CPHR BC & YK Member Registration Form, complete and email it back to School of Instructor Education.

• Or phone: 604-871-7000 (local 7488 or 7499)

*Discount is applicable to tuition fees only.