Professional development

Coast Mountain College encourages all eligible employees to participate in professional development (PD) activities that develop job related skills and expertise. PD support can be found through the following:

Professional development funds

PD Funds support the professional development needs of eligible faculty and staff. These funds cover eligible events, tuition, professional memberships and resource materials. Please refer to collective agreements or the Professional  Development Guidelines for exempt employees and application form for more information.

Internal training & development opportunities

Throughout the year, the College may provide internal training and development opportunities.

Employee Free Seat Enrollment Program

The Employee Free Seat Enrollment Program allows eligible employees to enroll in select College courses without payment of the course fee, subject to conditions. For more information please see the Staff Free Seat Enrollment Guideline [PDF] and Staff Free Seat Application Form [PDF].

Assisted & unassisted educational leaves

For more information about educational leaves and eligibility, please refer to your collective agreement. This program provides short and long term assisted leaves for employees to engage in activities related to their career development.


Contact Human Resources for professional development guidelines and application forms.