Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 51.63
Liaison Dwayne Doornbosch
Submission Date June 24, 2021

STARS v2.2

Langara College
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
3.88 / 5.00 Dwayne Doornbosch
Director Facilities
Facilities
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Total number of continuing education courses offered:
96

Number of continuing education courses that are sustainability course offerings:
6

Percentage of continuing education courses that are sustainability course offerings:
6.25

A copy of the institution’s inventory of its continuing education sustainability course offerings and descriptions:
Institution’s inventory of its continuing education sustainability course offerings and descriptions:
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Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
One

Does the institution have at least one sustainability-focused certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
Yes

A brief description of the certificate program(s):

1) The Building Systems Energy Assessors Certificate is a BC Housing-funded program designed to help individuals make decisions on energy-related issues, including: property managers, building managers, business, government, crown corporations, and nonprofit companies.

Several courses in the Program are approved for Continuing Education by the Architectural Institute of BC. The program provides a strong practical foundation in energy management, combined with practical knowledge of the operating aspects of commercial, residential, and industrial buildings. The energy courses examine the principles and techniques of energy management planning, identifying energy consumption, monitoring, energy management information systems, re-commissioning buildings, and energy financing of projects. The other courses provide students with knowledge and skills in building construction, building operations, and business communications.

2) The Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion Leadership is a one-year post-degree program. Students gain effective leadership communication skills, an increased understanding of workplace diversity and inclusion, and an appreciation for the significance of socially constructed identities.


Website URL where information about the institution’s continuing education courses and programs in sustainability is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The attached Continuing Studies Course Inventory spreadsheet is an inventory of all sustainability continuing studies courses offered at Langara, and includes 15 courses. The numbers reported above (6) are the sustainability courses that were offered and ran in academic year 2019.

The reported figure for the total number of continuing studies courses offered in 2019 (96) was provided by the registrars office.

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