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.Slide: 1 2 3 4 5 6
Firefighting - A Family Tradition
Laura Monsen first became a student at College of the Rockies in 2015 when she received her Level 1 and 2 firefighting training. In 2017, after five years with the Castlegar Fire Department, Laura became their first female officer. In an effort to better prepare for her new role, Laura is now enrolled in the College’s Fire Officer course. Read more about Laura's journey.
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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