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Learn a trade.


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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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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

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.

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