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Recreation Leaders - Certificate (2018/19)

Total Cost (tuition & fees)$3,805.92
Tuition: $3,244.20
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Additional Fees
Application Fee:30.00
Student Association Fee:69.00
Bus Pass Fee:88.80
Lab Fee:148.92
Health and Dental Fee:225.00
Total Fees:$561.72

*These prices are for domestic students and may not be 100% accurate. However, these estimates will give you an adequate idea of tuition and fees for our programs. These prices do not include textbook costs. All prices are subject to change.

Program Overview

The Recreation Leaders Certificate is a one year program that provides graduates with the knowledge and skills for front line positions in recreation programming. The certificate is also designed for recreation employees currently working in community settings across BC with coursework that will support them in their roles.

Graduates leave this program with enhanced skills such as critical thinking and evaluation; planning; business management; sustainability; industry knowledge, team skills, writing, communication and presentation skills.

Program Information:

The Recreation Leaders Certificate ladders directly into College of the Rockies  Recreation Management Diploma program, providing students with an educational pathway that can also lead to degree programs in business, tourism, and recreation management.

Admission Requirements

  • Secondary school graduation (or equivalent)
  • Minimum 60% in English 12 or ENGL 090 or ENGL 091 or EFP 12, OR TPC 12 or assessment to an acceptable level
  • Basic computer skills are also recommended

Note: Applicants who can demonstrate prior industry experience may be admitted as mature students through consultation with the Program Coordinator and/or Education Advisor.

Flexible Assessment FA: Yes

Transfer Information

Many of our programs and courses allow you to transfer to other colleges and universities in Canada. You can also apply to get transfer credits from past courses that will go towards completing your program here at College of the Rockies.

Learn how to transfer your courses to College of the Rockies

Program Transfer Opportunities

We have setup block transfer agreements with other colleges and universities to help you continue your studies once you have completed your program. If we don't have a transfer agreement for your program you can usually transfer your individual courses to another college or university in Canada.

Course transfer
If you are transferring to a BC college or university visit the BC Transfer website to see if our courses transfer to that institution.

Block transfer agreements
Once you have completed your studies you have the opportunity to transfer all or most of the credits you have earned to the following institution:

Transfer information for: Recreation Leaders - Certificate

Course Outline for: Recreation Leaders Certificate

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