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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.

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Looking to change the world

Browsing through College of the Rockies’ program calendar, Chelsea Fiorentino was drawn to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program offered in partnership with the University of Victoria. Learn more about Chelsea.

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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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College Hosting Annual Open House

College of the Rockies is hosting an Open House for prospective students on Thursday, November 1st from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm at the Cranbrook main campus gymnasium. College faculty and staff will be on-hand to help adult learners, high school students and parents explore career, education and upgrading options.

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Study Tourism Management!

Our Tourism Management program prepares you for a career in resorts, hotels, and other tourism operations. You can choose from a one-year certificate or complete the two-year diploma program.

The program includes courses in tourism, business management, and you will have the opportunity to participate in a work placement to gain hands-on experience in a tourism related business.

> Learn more about Tourism Management program

Turn your education into an adventure!

Spend more of your time out of the classroom and right in the action, and turn your education into an adventure! The Mountain Adventure Skills Training (MAST) program provides first-hand outdoor adventure experience.  Earn professional certifications for the adventure tourism industry.

> Learn more about the Mountain Adventure Skills Training program

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