Vancouver Career College

Introduction

About Vancouver Career College

Vancouver Career College strives to create a world of opportunity for you through award-winning education and training. Our career-training programs are designed to help you develop the skills you need to start successful careers in the fields of business, education, healthcare, hospitality, technology, and trades.

We develop our curriculum in consultation with the business and healthcare communities to ensure that our graduates meet industry demands. Each program will train you to use most-current applications, software, and techniques in your chosen fields of study. With faculty members being accomplished instructors and skilled professionals, their wealth of knowledge and experience will truly enhance your learning process.

Additionally, we are fully accredited by the Private Career Training Institutions Agency (PCTIA) of British Columbia and the 2007 winner of the 'Consumer's Choice Award', as voted by you. We are also a member of the Canadian Association of Private Language Schools (CAPLS).

Certain programs are recognized by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of BC (CLPNBC), the Ministry of Children and Family Development of BC, TESL Canada and the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT).

DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS - The faculty in the Department of Business and Hospitality are accomplished instructors and experienced professionals. Their experience and knowledge will help you develop the required skills that employers demand. Small class sizes allow instructors to spend more time with you on a 1 on 1 basis, which ensures that you will receive a quality education.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CARE - Faculty in the Department of Health Care and Education are knowledgeable, industry experienced professionals who are fully committed to help you become a skilled and versatile practitioner. Plus the strong relationships we've made in the healthcare community help us keep pace with market demands and changes in the field.

DEPARTMENT OF TECHNOLOGY AND TRADES - The Department of Technology and Trades is dedicated to prove you with a very comprehensive approach to careers in graphic design, IT, electrical and plumbing. Our instructors use the most current software applications and practical techniques to ensure that you develop sought-after marketable skills that work in the 'real' world.

Plus free upgrading of courses after you graduate, ensures you will always be in demand.

Value Propositions

1. Accelerated, market-driven programs to train students in a matter of months enter a competitive job market.
2. Hands-on training helps develop the skills graduates will use in the workforce.
3. Instructors are also industry-experienced practitioners in the fields they teach.
4. Personalized experience because of small class sizes. Students have more interaction with instructors.
5. Practicum placements for every program so students can gain hands-on experience in their workplace.
6. Career and Employment Services available to assist students during the program and after they graduate to search and secure a job in their preferred career field.
7. Six locations across in BC: Vancouver, Burnaby, Surrey, Abbotsford, Coquitlam, Kelowna.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Certificate

Certificate in Early Childhood Education

Campus Part time 43 weeks September 2018 Canada Burnaby Vancouver Surrey Abbotsford Port Coquitlam Kelowna + 5 more

The Early Childhood Education certificate program at Vancouver Career College combines theory and practical knowledge to prepare you for a rewarding career in childcare. [+]

Working with children is a demanding, but inspiring job. Communities are always hunting for enthusiastic and well-trained graduates to fill a variety of dynamic positions in Early Childhood Education.

The Early Childhood Education certificate program at Vancouver Career College combines theory and practical knowledge to prepare you for a rewarding career in childcare. The core curriculum focuses on child growth and development, guidance skills, relationship building, behaviour management, health, safety and program planning. Students also learn how to use music, drama, art and movement to enable learning. After completing the required courses, students can apply for an Early Childhood Educator Assistant (ECEA) certificate through the Early Childhood Education Registry.... [-]


Courses

Diploma in Network Systems Administrator

Campus Full time 48 weeks September 2018 Canada Abbotsford

If you’re looking to enter the IT field, the Network Systems Administrator program at Vancouver Career College can help you get there. [+]

If you’re looking to enter the IT field, the Network Systems Administrator program at Vancouver Career College can help you get there. In this program, you’ll develop technical skills in network installation, maintenance and management as well as implementation, and operating computer services, preparing you to take on your new career as a network systems administrator.

In addition to developing a solid foundation in general IT skills, you’ll participate in a work placement program, giving you the hands-on experience you need to get out into the workforce and impress employers.

The program also prepares you to write several separate certification exams including Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), and Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA).... [-]


Diploma

Diploma in Accounting and Payroll Administrator

Campus Full time 40 weeks

The Accounting and Payroll Administrator Diploma Program equips students with the tools necessary to meet the demands of the current job market. [+]

Accounting and payroll experts are the lifeblood of every business. Train to become an Accounting and Payroll Administrator at Vancouver Career College. This diploma program goes above and beyond introductory training and will prepare you to enter the current job market with a competitive advantage.

Key elements of the curriculum focus on accounting and payroll fundamentals. Students become well-versed in the business accounting cycle. Meanwhile, specialized courses review specifics, such as bookkeeping and computerized accounting, payroll fundamentals, QuickBooks, income tax fundamentals, and more.

The program also offers computer and accounting software training and teaches core administrative skills. Along with an Accounting and Payroll Administrator Diploma, graduates also complete requirements for the Canadian Payroll Association’s payroll certification programs, which allows for a greater advantage in the competitive job market. At the end of the program, students enter a practicum, complete with job search training. ... [-]


Diploma in Addictions and Community Services Worker

Campus Full time 43 weeks September 2018 Canada Burnaby Chilliwack + 1 more

The program combines theoretical and practical skills with courses that focus on psychology; fundamentals of addiction; physical effects of substance abuse; and relapse prevention. [+]

Work in your community and support people as they kick their drug and alcohol addictions for good. The Addictions and Community Services Worker program at Vancouver Career College prepares graduates for a rewarding career in the field of community care.

The program combines theoretical and practical skills with courses that focus on psychology; fundamentals of addiction; physical effects of substance abuse; and relapse prevention. Students also study group facilitation and techniques for working with families. In addition to addictions support, the program also teaches additional community support techniques, such as dealing with family violence and special needs patients.

Graduates can find work in a variety of settings, including social service agencies, correctional institutes, community mental health centers and drug and alcohol treatment facilities.... [-]


Diploma in Business Administration Management

Campus Full time 35 weeks September 2018 Canada Vancouver

The Business Administration program trains learners for entry-level positions in business management over a condensed period of time. The opportunity to acquire a broad range of business skills will prepare the graduates for advancement to increased level of management responsibilities in many types of organizations. [+]

The Business Administration Management program at Vancouver Career College is designed to expose you to the most important aspects of business management and administration while providing you with the tools required for a career in business. In this program, you will be taught business essentials like bookkeeping, project management, and effective business writing. You will also be encouraged to keep up to date with the latest business trends by reading financial newspapers, books, and magazines.

Case studies will teach you to think analytically and apply your knowledge in solving problems and making decisions. Upon graduation from this Vancouver Career College business program, you may find work in a variety of business settings including banking, accounting, hospitality and marketing.... [-]


Diploma in Business and Digital Marketing Management

Campus Full time September 2018 Canada Vancouver Surrey

In the Business and Digital Marketing Management diploma program, students will gain a solid understanding of the traditional business skills required for entry positions in business management or for the operation of one’s own independent businesses. [+]

The 21st century digital, mobile and social media landscape has transformed how businesses market, promote and sell their products and services, and manage their client relations. In the Business and Digital Marketing Management diploma program, students will gain a solid understanding of the traditional business skills required for entry positions in business management or for the operation of one’s own independent businesses.

The program will explore social media and digital marketing platforms and tools as well as selling and analytical practices that have evolved from the exponential growth of digital media communication. Students will learn the essential knowledge and skills necessary to plan, analyze, and execute e-media marketing campaigns as part of a business based digital marketing and management strategy. ... [-]


Diploma in Computer-Aided Design and Drafting Specialist

Campus Full time September 2018 Canada Burnaby Surrey

The Computer-Aided Design and Drafting Specialist diploma program teaches students computer-aided design (CAD) application for architecture, engineering, construction, civil infrastructure, and product design. [+]

The Computer-Aided Design and Drafting Specialist diploma program teaches students computer-aided design (CAD) application for architecture, engineering, construction, civil infrastructure, and product design. This program also focuses on the fundamentals of drawing and drafting while building knowledge in the technical areas of mathematics, computing, and communication.

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Diploma in Construction Electrician Foundation

Campus Full time 27 weeks September 2018 Canada Burnaby Surrey + 1 more

The program combines training in classrooms, labs and shops. Students learn the protocols and basic principles of electrical work, including installation and maintenance of electrical power, lighting, heating and alarms. [+]

Qualified electricians are highly sought after and well-paid tradespeople. The Construction Electrician Foundations program at Vancouver Career College prepares you for an electrical apprentice position.

The program combines training in classrooms, labs and shops. Students learn the protocols and basic principles of electrical work, including installation and maintenance of electrical power, lighting, heating and alarms.

The curriculum also covers the fundamentals of electrical work, including math and physics, hand and power tool use, electromagnetism, equipment testing, electrical code, and interpreting sketches and drawings. Safety is also a major component of this program and students examine Workers’ Compensation Board and Safe Work Practices. ... [-]


Diploma in Education Assistant

Campus Full time September 2018 Canada Burnaby Vancouver Surrey Port Coquitlam Chilliwack + 3 more

The Education Assistant program trains students to help children and youth who require extra support, assist teachers in early childhood education settings, elementary and secondary schools, and help children and youth in the community. [+]

The Education Assistant program trains students to help children and youth who require extra support, assist teachers in early childhood education settings, elementary and secondary schools, and help children and youth in the community.

Through theory and practice, case studies, specialized training, and work experience practice, graduates will be well-prepared and equipped to enter the field of special education.

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Diploma in Global Supply Chain Management and International Trade

Campus Full time September 2018 Canada Vancouver

Supply chain management deals with the process of managing the flow of goods, services, finance, and knowledge, along with relationships within and among organizations. The demand is growing for individuals who can successfully manage operations on an international level, so products and services can reach an ever-expanding number of consumers in new markets. The Global Supply Chain Management and International Trade diploma program will prepare students for a new, exciting career in international trade and logistics. [+]

Supply chain management deals with the process of managing the flow of goods, services, finance, and knowledge, along with relationships within and among organizations. The demand is growing for individuals who can successfully manage operations on an international level, so products and services can reach an ever-expanding number of consumers in new markets.

The Global Supply Chain Management and International Trade diploma program will prepare students for a new, exciting career in international trade and logistics.

The program covers procurement, storage, transportation, supply and demand estimation and forecasting, operations planning, and negotiation.

Students will learn how to support company strategy, enhance competitive advantage and customer satisfaction in order to expand businesses internationally.... [-]


Diploma in Network Systems Engineer

Campus Full time Part time 57 weeks September 2018 Canada Abbotsford + 1 more

Do you want to be at the leading edge of the information technology industry? Whether you’re pursuing a new career or upgrading your skills, Vancouver Career College’s Network Systems Engineer program will equip you with the skills you need to plan, implement, administer and secure computer networks and support the people who use them. [+]

Do you want to be at the leading edge of the information technology industry? Whether you’re pursuing a new career or upgrading your skills, Vancouver Career College’s Network Systems Engineer program will equip you with the skills you need to plan, implement, administer and secure computer networks and support the people who use them. In this program, you’ll learn to perform essential business tasks, use fundamental system commands for operating systems, and apply a structured process to problem-solving.

You will also study Cisco Networking, Microsoft Network and Network Security. Graduates can challenge several important certification exams relevant to IT careers, and compete for a range of positions, such as network administrator, network security specialist and technical support specialist. ... [-]


Diploma in Social Media Marketing

Campus Full time September 2018 Canada Surrey

Vancouver Career College's Social Media Marketing diploma program provides students with the knowledge, skills, and tools to run effective, successful marketing campaigns for businesses. [+]

Social media marketing is evolving at an unprecedented pace, and there’s huge demand for professionals in the field. Vancouver Career College's Social Media Marketing diploma program provides students with the knowledge, skills, and tools to run effective, successful marketing campaigns for businesses.

Students will also learn to plan and execute campaigns as part of a business’s digital marketing strategy. The program includes real-world training with a work experience placement in the field before graduation.

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Diploma in Social Services Worker - Professional

Campus Full time Part time 44 weeks September 2018 Canada Surrey Abbotsford Port Coquitlam Kelowna + 4 more

The Social Services Worker - Foundations program at Vancouver Career College provides students with the background they need to enter the rewarding social services field. [+]

The Social Services Worker - Foundations program at Vancouver Career College provides students with the background they need to enter the rewarding social services field.

Graduates are able to work with youth, families, people struggling with addiction, members of the Aboriginal community, people with mental health concerns and others in need of help. If you’re looking for a career that makes a difference, the Social Services Worker - Foundations program can help you get there.

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Location address
Vancouver Career College
Burnaby Campus
5021 Kingsway,

Burnaby, British Columbia, CA
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Vancouver Career College, Vancouver Campus
Suite 200 - 1111 Melville Street,

Vancouver, British Columbia, CA
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Vancouver Career College
Surrey Campus
Suite 295, Central City
102 Avenue,

Surrey, Prince Edward Island, 13450 CA
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Vancouver Career College
Abbotsford Campus
2702 Ware Street,

Abbotsford, British Columbia, CA
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Vancouver Career College
Coquitlam Campus
5 - 1180 Pinetree Way,

Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, CA
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Vancouver Career College
Kelowna Campus
1649 Pandosy Street

Kelowna, British Columbia, V1Y 1P6 CA
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Chilliwack, British Columbia, CA