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Building Strong Careers
Explore a career in Trades

Skilled workers are in high demand in a number of industries, making trades occupations an excellent career choice.  A career in trades allow you to make a particular ability or creative talent a part of your working life, and with Red Seal Certification you also have opportunities to practice your trade in other provinces.

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Inspired by the Mountains

When Sierra Dakin Kuiper went on a whitewater rafting day trip down the Bull River near Fernie, she didn’t imagine the impact it would have on her life. Her raft guide was a graduate of College of the Rockies’ Mountain Activity Skills Training (MAST) program. Read more about Sierra.

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Is College of the Rockies 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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Cannabis Retail Specialist Program

The cannabis industry is poised for explosive growth - start your career here.

Our 26-week Cannabis Retail Specialist program is designed to provide training for employment in one of Canada's most rapidly evolving industries. This program is available online, four times per year, and includes a work placement to gain hands-on experience in a retail cannabis related business.

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New Continuing Education Guides

You may have seen our Continuing Education guides in the mail, but did you know that you can also check out our courses and programs on the web? We offer a wide variety of first aid, cooking, computer skills, and recreational courses. Our goal is to help you connect to new experiences, interests, skills, and talents. We've even got online courses if you can't make it to one of our campuses!

> Explore our Continuing Education programs and courses