Innovative Practices & Partnerships

TRU Partnership with Safeway

A workplace learning recognition project. Students receive credit towards TRU-OL Business programs for Safeway leadership training program. The presentation will highlight the TRU—OL process for reaching these agreements and provide information for self-assessment for organizations wishing to have in-house training recognized for academic credit.


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UFV Continuing Studies with BC Coastal Hospitals

This initiative was designed to assist individuals working without certification as unit clerks in BC hospitals, providing them with the opportunity to gain certification through a portfolio development process documenting their skills and knowledge in the field. This initiative won a UFV Outstanding Initiative award…

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SFU Liberal & Business Studies

Simon Fraser University’s Liberal and Business Studies (LBS) Program is a three-year degree completion program designed for working adults. By recognizing — and indirectly crediting — workplace learning along with other formal or informal post-secondary education, the LBS program can help you achieve your professional…

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BC Nurses Union: Internationally Educated Nurses Project

Internationally educated nurses (IENs) may be required to undergo a competency assessment process for nursing licensure eligibility in BC. The competency assessment known as the Substantially Equivalent Competency (SEC) assessment is available in the four western provinces in Canada in a bid to aid settlement…

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Essential Skills Product Suite

The Essential Skills Product Suite is a suite of tools to be used for assessing specific essential skills required for success in each of 50 trades. The tools for 50 unique trades identify essential skills gaps, and link to training resources and activities to…

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