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Learn a trade.

StatsBC indicates that "by 2016, trades occupations as a whole will have a deficit of workers." Now is definitely the time to become skilled in a trade. We have a wide variety of trades programs to choose from. Both foundation-level and apprenticeship opportunities are available.

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Taking on big challenges

Marlies Romich’s family has worked in and owned tourism-related businesses her entire life. They have also been frequent travelers. All of this experience has fueled Marlies’ strong interest in a career in the tourism industry. Read more about Marlies

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Is COTR Right for You?

We offer a comprehensive mix of vocational, trades, career technical and academic programs and services, for full-time or part-time study. Not close to one of our campuses? No problem. We have hundreds of classes you can take online.  

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Orientation Week 2016

We're welcoming new and returning students for the 2016-2017 academic year! Our Orientation Week starts on Tuesday September 6th at 9:00am. There are activities throughout the afternoon and a FREE BBQ. A full schedule of program orientations and welcome week activities/events are available on the orientation website.
 

See the complete schedule of Orientation Week 2016

Post-Degree Studies in Sustainable Business Practices

Students with an undergraduate degree now have the opportunity to also earn a certificate or diploma in Sustainable Business Practices. Our new post-degree program is designed to help students develop a deep knowledge of how sustainable business processes are helping organizations succeed in the “green economy”.  

Learn about our Post-Degree in Sustainable Business Practices

Study Adventure Tourism this September!

Interested in Adventure Tourism? With our program you'll go from business training in the classroom to rock climbing, mountaineering, white-water kayaking and backcountry skiing in the BC Rockies. Apply for this Sept!

Learn more about Adventure Tourism Business Operations program

University Studies Program

Looking to earn a university degree? With no waitlists and affordable tuition, we offer students a wide variety of arts and science courses that are transferable to most universities in Western Canada. Some of our transfer programs include: Engineering, Pre-Commerce, Science, Pre-Education and much more.

Learn more about our University Studies