Communication/Work Skills

This course is for people wishing to learn or improve their public speaking skills. Everyone is welcome to register in the course. Once completed, you will receive credit for the course which can then be applied towards a Office Administration Certificate in Administration and Supervision or Legal Office Skills.

Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
Sep, Jan, Apr Varies Credits in the Office Administration Certificates Downtown Part-time

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International students must first contact International Education at study@vcc.ca or 604-443-8600 to determine eligibility for this program or these courses.

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If you're ready and know the program you want, register now. Download and complete the (PDF) application/registration form and mail it to VCC Registrar's Office Visit the CS Registration Desk at our Downtown campus, 2nd floor, 250 West Pender Street, Vancouver [business hours]

Program Description

Program Description

Some courses in this program require textbooks. Please call or visit the Downtown Bookstore for more information.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements


VCC welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

International students

Please note that not all Continuing Studies programs are available to international students. To determine your eligibility, please contact VCC’s International Education Office at: study@vcc.ca or 604.443.8600.

As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 16 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.

Program Specific

Missing prerequisites? VCC offers courses in Adult Upgrading and English as an Additional Language to help you meet your goals.

Course Schedule

Courses Schedule

Fees and Other costs

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Info Sessions

Info Sessions

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Program Coordinator: Janet Chee, VCC Office Admin , 604.871.7000, ext. 8649
Program Assistant: Harwinder Sekhon, VCC Office Admin , 604.871.7000, ext. 8711

Program Highlights

Program Highlights

Course Schedule

Courses Schedule


No courses are currently scheduled for this Continuing Studies Apr-Aug2019 (201992) term.
Please check upcoming schedules or course listing.

Upcoming Schedules in Continuing Studies Sep-Dec2019 (201993)

(OACP 1145) Effective Oral Communication 1.5 credits    $250.28

Express yourself with greater clarity, confidence, and impact. Discover success strategies for impromptu speaking, delivering prepared speeches, speech evaluation, and audience analysis. Gain confidence and comfort in the public forum.

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  30382 DTN Rm. 514
TM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,

1800 - 2100
to 10-Dec-2019
Gajdics, Sylvia

Effective Oral Communication (OACP 1145)
course schedule schedule
1.5 credits $250.28

Fees for Continuing Studies programs and courses are approximate and subject to change without notice. Fees include GST (if applicable) as well as College Initiative and Resource Fees, which vary depending on the individual course. Student Union Fees and UPass Fees will be assessed at time of registration where applicable, and are not included in the fees displayed online. Students are responsible for any increase in fees if advanced payments are made.

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