Continuing Education

Whether you are looking to take your career to the next level or just pursuing a personal interest, our team is passionate about helping you succeed.

If you or your organization requires a one-day workshop, training courses, or an in-depth program, you can count on us. We offer educational expertise and flexible training solutions to meet all of your individual and business needs.  

Click the link to view a list of all upcoming courses for the Winter 2024 Semester.

For more information on courses, times and schedules email us or call 780-623-5631 or toll-free at 1-888-745-0719.

Featured Programs and Courses

Internationally Educated Nurse Bridging Expansion Program

Practice Preparation for Domestic and Internationally Educated Nurses - this course is aimed at eliminating obstacles and facilitating the integration of internationally trained nurses into the healthcare workforce in Alberta.

Ribbon Skirt Workshop

This Workshop will provide students with the materials and teaching to craft their own Ribbon Skirt designs.

IEN Transition to Practice Course

Transition to a practicing IEN with help from this Transition to Practice Course

Class 5 Driver Training

This fifteen-hour course teaches new drivers safe driving habits as well as how to become well versed with the rules of the road.

Air Brake 'Q' Endorsement

The course covers classroom instruction and practical training. Students are evaluated through a practical skills test administered by our instructor. After completing and passing the assessment students can then write the provincial knowledge test.

Select a study area below, then choose a course.

Use the Continuing Education Flexbooker calendar and registration form to book your next course.

Canada-Alberta Job Grant

If you’re a business you are eligible for two-thirds of employee training costs. The maximum amount is $300,000 per fiscal year.

Eligible applicants:

  • All private and not-for-profit employers in Alberta
  • First Nations and Metis Settlements
  • Crown corporations in communities less than 100,000

Applications must be submitted at least 30 days before the training start date with the provincial government.

Job Grant Info.

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We acknowledge that Portage College’s service region is on the traditional lands of First Nation Peoples, the owners of Treaty 6, 8 and 10, which are also homelands to the Métis people. We honour the history and culture of all people who first lived and gathered in these lands.
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