Some of the terminology we use for registration at JIBC, and what they mean.
Applying is the first step toward admission into a program at JIBC.
The name of the web-based program for JIBC's online courses.
A term to describe courses typically taken by practising professionals to build knowledge and enhance skills. Students are not required to apply and be accepted into a JIBC program to enroll in a continuing studies course.
A course covers one subject, such as Leadership, Conflict Resolution, Applied Ethics, and so on. The full list of courses is available through the JIBC Course Catalogue.
A term to describe courses where students complete their education or training at a physical location, such as at one of JIBC's campuses.
The name of the online portal where students can access a range of information and services.
Prior Learning Assessment
Assessment by the Registrar's Office of a student's work experience or learning outside of the traditional post-secondary system. A positive result can allow a student to receive academic credit for a course, or toward completion of a JIBC Program.
A collection of courses that usually leads to a credential.
A course that is available only to students that have been accepted into a JIBC Program (eg. Law Enforcement Studies Diploma, Fire Fighting Technologies Certificate, Primary Care Paramedic Certificate).
Registration is the process of signing up for a course or courses.
A term used in the JIBC Course Catalogue to identify upcoming classes of a specific course, which includes important details such as course dates, class times, and location.
Academic credit for courses completed at other post-secondary institutions and other organizations where course or program equivalencies have been established.
The name of the online service where students can register and pay for their courses.