Part-Time Studies


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Since 1980, the Transitional Vocational Program at Mount Royal University has been providing a variety of post-secondary programs for adults with developmental disabilities. Our part-time classes for adults are:

Fall 2019  (unless noted, tuition includes GST)

Adult Basic Education Dates
Math and Literacy Combo Sept. 18 - Dec. 13, 2019 &   Jan. 8 -  April 22, 2020 Wed. & Fri. 10 a.m. - noon  $950 - LIMITED SPACE
Sept. 18 - Dec. 13, 2019 &   Jan. 8 - April 22, 2020
Wed. & Fri. 1 - 3 p.m.  $950 - LIMITED SPACE

Sept. 12 - Dec. 12, 2019 & Jan. 9  - April 9, 2020

Thu.  7 - 9 p.m.  $475
Computer Literacy        
Computers, Tablets,Smartphones Sept. 17 - Nov. 21, 2019 Tues. & Thu. 9 - 11 a.m. FULL
  Sept. 18 - Nov. 22, 2019 Wed. & Fri. 9 - 11 a.m. $475 - LIMITED SPACE
Introductory Computer  Coding Sept. 13 - Dec. 13, 2019 Fri. 12 - 2 p.m. FULL
Internet Safety - NEW! Sept. 12 - Dec. 12, 2019 Thu. 12 - 2 p.m. FULL
Lifestyle & Leisure        
Learner's Licence Test Prep Sept. 12 - Dec. 12, 2019 Thu. 7 - 9 p.m.


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Eating Right Living Right Sept. 12 - Dec. 12, 2019 Thu. 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. &        Dec. 12, 9 - 10 a.m. $450
Life Skills Sept. 12 - Dec. 12, 2019 Thu. 1 - 3 p.m. FULL
Wonderful World of Music Sept. 13 - Dec. 13, 2019  Fri.  1 - 3 p.m.
Alumni Activity Group Sept. 9 - Dec. 9, 2019  Mon.  6 - 10 p.m.  $100
Understanding the World Today Sept. 11 - Dec. 11, 2019 & Jan. 8 - Apr. 8, 2020  Wed.  7 - 9 p.m. FULL
Adult Literacy Tutoring Service (ALTS) Sept. 16 - Dec. 20, 2019 & Jan. 7 - April 12, 2020 Day and time to be determined  


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** GST exempt

MATH AND LITERACY COMBO Improve your reading and writing skills and use appropriate technology to express your ideas.  Learn math skills in numeration, learn money management skills and increase your awareness of community resources. This class runs from September to April and is offered either during the day or one evening per week.

COMPUTERS, TABLETS AND SMARTPHONES:  This course helps you use programs such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, keyboarding and typing software programs. You will explore tablets and smart phones and find ways to use them in your daily life.  Learn basic computer terminology, explore the accessibility features and a variety of apps in tablets and smart phones, learn to successfully and safely use the internet to search for specific information. Register and utilize a web based email program such as Gmail or Hotmail.

INTRODUCTORY COMPUTER CODING: This course will help you to better understand the computers you use in your everyday tasks.  You will become familiar with computer programming concepts and terms and be introduced to code editors and online programming environments. You will have the opportunity to write computer programs. A basic knowledge of computers is required

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF MUSIC Come learn about music in the world class facilities of the Taylor Centre in the internationally renowned Mount Royal Conservatory. Explore your creative expression and develop a further appreciation for music in a collaborative and social setting.
LIFE SKILLS:. Acquire inter-personal, intra-personal, communication and problem solving skills. You will also gain an understanding of yourself and your actions in relation to others in the group and in a potential workplace.

LEARNERS LICENCE TEST PREP:  This clear language course is for adults with developmental disabilities and will help you to prepare to write the Alberta Learner's Licence test with a higher degree of success.  Find and apply information from the Alberta Driver's Guide, demonstrate safe driving techniques using models and diagrams, engage in fun and interactive learning activities, learn study skills and test taking skills, gain confidence in your knowledge of driving rules.

EATING RIGHT, LIVING RIGHT:  Participate in hands on learning activities, go on an interactive tour of a grocery store with a Registered dietician and learn about healthy eating, learn from a Pharmacist about medicine use and safety, create personalized nutrition, fitness and health tools to help you achieve your goals and stay on track.     

UNDERSTANDING THE WORLD TODAY: This course aims to help you make connections between current events, politics, and world geography. Your understanding of world events will increase as you become informed citizens, and be able to discuss and demonstrate understanding of current events.  This class offers you the opportunity to expand social and community contacts alongside skill development.  Technology is used in the class.

ALUMNI ACTIVITY GROUP:  This was created to help students who have participated in the Transitional Vocational Program - either the Employment Preparation Program or part-time classes - maintain the friendships they developed while in the program, as well as to develop new friendships. The group will meet with a TVP Facilitator once a month in order to plan and carry out an activity together.

INTERNET SAFETY: PROTECTING YOURSELF ONLINE: This class will help you to identify potential online risks and provide you with the knowledge and tools to use the internet safely.

ADULT LITERACY TUTORING SERVICE: This program assists with improving reading, writing, listening, viewing and speaking skills. Instruction is provided via tutoring partnerships between volunteer tutors and learners and is supervised by a certified instructor.  Sessions run from September to April.

STANDARD FIRST AID: Winter 2020.This course will give you the opportunity to learn and practice the basic steps to follow in case of an emergency. You will focus on building your confidence in a variety of theory and practical sessions including the prevention of injuries, keeping first aiders safe, risk assessment and safety in everyday life and the workplace.  Students must achieve Canadian Red Cross minimum standards in order to receive their certification.

Part-Time Course Information, Schedule and Registration Form**

TVP Part-time registration form - Fall 2019.  Review the new payment procedures, withdrawal and refund policy,  and schedule of classes. 

Registration information and instructions Please review the information and instructions

#For the Learners Licence Test Prep class, we ask that participants who have previously attended put their name on the wait list for each class.

Check the courses you are registering for and fill out the form. Attach your registration fees as indicated on the form.

Mail or drop off the registration form to:
Mount Royal University
Transitional Vocational Program, M200
4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
Calgary, AB T3E 6K6 

or FAX with payment page to 403-440-6743 no earlier than the start time/date of registration.


Refund and Withdrawal Policy


All refunds are subject to an administration fee of 10% of course tuition (up to a maximum of $50). In all cases, when a refund is issued before the course start date, the course will not appear on the academic transcript.

You must submit a written request for a refund no later than four (4) business days before the course start date.


Withdrawal from a course may be requested on or before the official course end date. A “W” grade will be assigned and recorded on your official academic transcript. No tuition refund will be issued. If you stop attending classes and do not follow the official withdrawal procedure, you will receive a failing grade. You are encouraged to consult with your instructor before withdrawing from a course.

To request a refund or to withdraw from a course, please submit the request in writing to TVP


In person:            M-200, Transitional Vocational Program, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary, AB (main building)

Include the following information: student identification number, full legal name, date of birth, address, phone number, email address, course reference number (CRN), course name, course start and end dates.


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