Recreation Leaders - Certificate (2018/19)
|Total Cost (tuition & fees)||$3,805.92|
|International Tuition »|
All students that apply to the College are required to pay the $30 application fee. The application fee for international students is $100. Trades Apprenticeship students who are new to the College pay a one-time application fee per trade.
|Student Association Fee:|
For credit based courses there is an $11.50 student association fee for each course. The maximum student associate fee is 3 courses per semester for a total of $34.50. Some programs (Trades, Vocational & Health) are charged based on number of weeks they are in session. For these programs the student association fee is $2.30 per week of study (an 8 week program is charged $2.30 x 8 weeks = $18.40 fee).
|Bus Pass Fee:|
Students that are enrolled in full time studies at College of the Rockies pay a bus pass fee for unlimited access to public transit in the Cranbrook area. This fee only applies to students enrolled in an On-campus program at the Cranbrook and Gold Creek campus (online students are not required to pay bus pass fees).
Courses that have a lab component require an additional fee. Lab fees are $24.82 per course credit to a maximum of 3 credits or $74.46.
|Health and Dental Fee:|
An annual fee of $225 for the Health & Dental Plan is charged to students registered in the Fall Term in nine or more face-to-face (in-class) credits/hours or enrolled in full-time programs lasting for at least nine weeks of study. This plan provides you with extended health and dental coverage for some of those services not covered by the BC MSP and other health-care programs.
*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.
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.
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.
- 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
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.
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