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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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Cooking Up A Great Career

Brandon Kennedy has always loved to cook. Looking to improve his skills, he enrolled in the Professional Cook Training program at College of the Rockies in 2001. Since his training he has had the opportunity to refine his cooking skills in a wide variety of environments. Learn more about Brandon's cooking career.

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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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Convocation 2016 - May 27th

Join us in celebrating the graduating class of 2016! Our ceremony is on Friday, May 27th at 1:30pm at our Cranbrook main campus. Guests are advised to arrive between 1:00-1:25pm in order to access the limited seating.

Visit our Graduation site for more details.

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

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