Western Continuing Studies


Training and Development Specialists

These professionals typically design and conduct training and development programs to improve individual and organizational performance. Since 2010, 18,042 jobs have been added (8% growth). via forbes.com

Education and training are taking on new significance in today’s increasingly competitive global economy as a result of ongoing workplace, occupational and demographic change. 

How do you acquire the skills to become an adult training specialist?

Professional Certificate in Adult Education

Learn how to create a learning environment that improves the knowledge, skill and ability of adult learners.

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Turn your degree into a career

Post-Degree Diploma Programs are designed for university students and graduates wanting specific knowledge, skills and experience necessary to move into an exciting career and meet the demands of today’s employers. A diploma complements your undergraduate degree and can help you reach your career goals by providing you with the skills that today’s employers demand.

Applied and been accepted to a Post-Degree program?  Registration open July 1st for Diploma Credit Courses ... check your Western inbox for step by step instructions on how to register!


Avoir le français à coeur!

Western University's French Immersion School attracts participants from all over Canada, the United States, Latin America, and other parts of the world, who wish to upgrade their education or pursue a professional or personal goal. The French Immersion School offers its clients an experience of a lifetime: a complete immersion environment, so that they not only learn French, but live the language and the culture.

Non-credit programming for beginner level students, adult learners and French as a second language teachers.
All courses held in the heart of one of Québec's most beautiful regions.


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Empower your team

Professional Development That Empowers Your Workforce

The benefits to be gained by investing in corporate training and development include:

  • Increased morale and job satisfaction
  • Highly motivated employees
  • A flexible, creative, innovative workforce
  • Reduced employee turnover

As one of Canada's leading Universities, Western Continuing Studies offers industry-relevant corporate training programs to meet the needs your business. 

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Registration for Fall 2015, Winter and Spring 2016 courses is now open!

In addition to learning something new, our courses and programs can help you sharpen your skills, change careers, step into an emerging field, get a promotion, or prepare to branch out on your own.

Gain practical, real-world knowledge that’s applicable in the workplace, with classes taught by industry experts.

Flexible formats and courses starting every week allows learning to fit into your busy schedule.  Choose from more than 14 professional certificate programs and hundreds of courses – all designed for adults learners. Courses are conveniently scheduled, with two day, evening, online and lunch and learn options.

Explore our learning opportunities

Adult Education
Business Writing and Communications
Communications and Public Relations
Conflict Management
Creative Writing
Human Resources
Not-For-Profit Management
Project Management
Risk Management

Keep your day job, have a life and still keep learning! 

Course Calendars


Summer 2015

Fall 2015

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