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StatsBC indicates that "by 2017, 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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A Unique Path

Joyce Turner’s interest in the healthcare field stemmed from her mother, who worked as an RN. In 2001, Joyce enrolled in the Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program at College of the Rockies. Read more about Joyce

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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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Become an Electrician

Looking for a high-voltage occupation?

A career installing, maintaining and repairing electrical wiring and systems in construction and industrial settings might be the right fit for you. Start with the 24-week foundation program before moving on to the apprenticeship level to obtain your Red Seal certification.

> Explore our Electrical programs

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.

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Explore Our Timber Framing Program

Under the guidance of master timber framing instructor Joe Gex-Collet, this program includes practical hands-on experience supplemented with computer and classroom instruction. The next intake for our 13-week Timber Framing Program is January 2018.

> Learn more about our Timber Framing Program