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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.

Learn more about our Trades Programs

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From College of the Rockies to Kenya

For Katie Schneider the thought of attending a small college in a beautiful mountain town was extremely appealing. The Tourism and Recreation Management Program at the College was a perfect fit for her desire to learn about the outdoors, the business of travel and the concept of how tourism can benefit the world. Read about Katie's journey to Kenya

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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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Entrance Bursaries and Scholarships Available

Getting a post-secondary education is an important investment in your future.  Our Entrance Scholarships and Bursaries for first-year students can help you finance your education for programs like Professional Cook Training, Engineering, Practical Nursing, Arts & Sciences or others.

Application deadline:  August  15, 2019

> Apply today - Entrance Bursaries and Scholarships

Convocation 2019 - June 7

Join us in celebrating the graduating class of 2019! Our ceremony is on June 7, 2019 at 1:30 pm inside the Cranbrook Campus Gymnasium. Guests are advised to arrive between 1:00 pm -1:25 pm in order to access the limited seating.

> Visit our Graduation site for more details.

Bachelor of Education Degree

Through quality instruction and practical experience students can earn a four year University of Victoria Bachelor of Education Degree right here at our own Cranbrook Campus. Bachelor of Education degree graduates are fully prepared to teach in British Columbia and Alberta.

> Visit our Teacher Education website for program information

New Continuing Education Guides

You may have seen our new Summer 2019 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

Try a new look at our Hair Salon

The students of our Cranbrook campus Hairstylist program welcome you! From November through July, we offer a variety of salon services to the general public for a small fee. Clients are served by student hair stylists, under the direction and supervision of the program instructor.

> See our Salon services and prices

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