Certificate in Adult and Continuing Education (CACE)

Please note that no new admissions are being accepted at this time.

The Certificate in Adult and Continuing Education (CACE) program gives you skills and qualifications to work as an adult educator/trainer in public and private sectors. This program benefits anyone who:
-    teaches and trains adults in traditional and non-traditional settings
-    coordinates and facilitates adult training programs
-    provides administrative and support services in the field
-    designs and develops educational materials for adults

CACE is a distance-delivered program consisting of 7 courses (250 study hours) with optional face-to-face workshops.  Each course listed below consists of 37.5 hours. Courses and workshops must be successfully completed for hours to be credited to the program.

CACE was collaboratively developed and is offered through a partnership of four Universities: Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Victoria. Courses taken from participating institutions are fully interchangeable and do not have course transfer restrictions.

The program consists of 4 required courses (150 hours) and 3 elective courses (or 100 hours of elective courses). Advanced standing toward CACE may be granted for up to one-half of the required hours (125 hours). Credit may be obtained by transferring equivalent coursework and/or through Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR).