National Indigenous Professional Artist Training (NIPAT) PROGRAM

A two year professional artist training certificate program designed to protect and preserve Indigenous world-view and arts expressions in a traditional heritage format utilizing interdisciplinary works with contemporary practice.

nsyilxcen Language Certificate

nsyilxcen Language Diploma

Accredited in affilation with the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT) THE nsyilxcen Language Certificate & Diploma are community based programs that lead syilx language learners towards completion at University of British Columbia Okanagan (UBC-O) to obtain a Bachelor of nsyilxcen Language Fluency Degree (BNLF)

Foundations in Indigenous Fine Arts

This is a program in the Faculty of Fine Arts in cooperation with the University of Victoria's Cultural Resources Management Program. This certificate ladders toward a 4-year program leading to a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree.

College Readiness program/
BC Adult Graduation Diploma

This program, in affiliation with Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT), is designed to validate cultural aspirations and identity as well as to motivate academic excellence.

Certificate Indigenous Language Revitalization PROGRAM

This program is offered by the University of Victoria's department of Linguistics in partnership with the Division of Continuing Studies and the En'owkin Centre.

Aboriginal Early Childhood Education

In affiliation with Nicola Valley Institute of Technology, the AECE program is designed to meet provincial licensing standards, academic standards,community and First Nations standards to ensure graduates are successful and effective child development workers in BC communities.

Aboriginal Access Program

This program allows First Nation students to register in university-level courses without registering in a degree program or undergoing the University's standard admission process.


If you are interested in learning more about these programs or would like to register please contact:
Deb Dunham Academic Records Maintenance Coordinator
visit the STUDENT SERVICES web page
Phone: (250) 493 7181 Ext. 220

Contact us

En'owkin Centre Operational Hours
Monday to Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

All guests are asked to please report to front reception area upon arrival!
Phone: (250) 493-7181