141.00 Hours Required

Develop your capacity as a strong leader

Great leadership is a challenge and the greatest competitive advantage an organization has. Engaging the hearts and minds of the people in organizations is how things get done. The degree to which people are engaged in their work is due to the quality of the leadership in place. The Leadership Development Certificate program will give you the opportunity to explore who you are as a leader and discover what kinds of things leaders do.

Estimated cost

The cost of this program from start to finish is approximately $4,385. This price is only an estimate. (This price covers tuition and all course materials.)

Additional costs

  • Application Fee: $41.82
    You may register on a course-by-course basis prior to applying to this program. To complete the program and receive your credential, an application must be submitted with the application fee

Admission requirements

There are no prerequisites to the program. Some individual courses have prerequisites and that information is provided in individual course descriptions. It is not necessary to commit to the entire program prior to registration in any of the individual courses.

Participation requirements

  • Attend at least 70% of each course to receive a Confirmation of Attendance
  • Complete a Learning Observation Report for each course.

Completion requirements

Learners must complete 141 classroom hours which will include all the core courses as well as a minimum of 75 hours of elective offerings. In order to have their learning assessed, students will register in the Leadership Assessment course.

The Leadership Assessment course final requirement for the Certificate in Leadership Development. An assignment outline is given to the learners, upon registration in this module, so that they can demonstrate the application and integration of general knowledge, gained through participation in the program. Students will have the option of completing a written paper or preparing a presentation to program faculty.

Receive your credential

When you are ready to apply for your Certificate in Leadership Development, you will need to:

  • Submit an Application for Admission to the College for the credential (Certificate in Leadership Development). An application fee applies.
  • Submit assessment components as follows:
    1. Certificate Program Application Form PDF to the Program Coordinator complete with:
    2. The Program Coordinator will review your documents to ensure the program requirements have been met.  Once approved,  a permission to register letter will be issued. Then you will:
      • Register for the "Final Assessment" module LDCT 699V.
      • Discuss with the Program Coordinator your options of completing a written submission or making an oral presentation to a small committee. 
      • Submit your paper or complete your presentation. Please allow up to two weeks for evaluation and processing. 

Once the submission/presentation has been evaluated you will receive your certificate.

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Camosun College campuses are located on the traditional territories of the Lkwungen and WSÁNEĆ peoples.
We acknowledge their welcome and graciousness to the students who seek knowledge here.