In The News

At BC Colleges, we want to acknowledge the successes of our colleges, especially excellence in teaching and community building. We celebrate the many milestones, projects, collaborations and announcements from our colleges on our website, in our monthly newsletter, and throughout our social media channels.

Read about the latest news and activities happening at colleges throughout BC in this month’s What’s New at BC Colleges? e-newsletter.

Vancouver Community College Heavy Mechanical Trades Students Get the Latest Training in Clean Technology

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To keep pace with the growing demand for clean technology, Vancouver Community College (VCC) has added to its growing fleet of electric machinery used for training and education. Students in VCC’s Heavy Mechanical Trades program will receive hands-on training to maintain and repair the Volvo ECR25, a compact excavator that is 100% electric.

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Vancouver Community College's Innovative Pilot Project Helps Students “BeConfident” in Job Interviews

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Participating in job interviews can be stressful. For Ahmed Mohsin, who is currently enrolled in Vancouver Community College's (VCC) Automotive Collision and Refinishing program, learning the skills to do the job was one thing. Impressing a potential employer in a job interview was another. He was eager to practice the communications skills that would help him land a job as an auto body technician once he graduates.

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College of the Rockies Hosting East Kootenay Career and Job Fair

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The East Kootenay Career and Job Fair, a collaboration between College of the Rockies, Kootenay Employment Services (KES) and WorkBC, will take place on March 1. Representatives from local and provincial companies, agencies and professional associations are scheduled to be on-hand.

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