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Live in Coquitlam and Train for a Great Career Here, Too!

The team at the Coquitlam campus is committed to your success. We will assist you right from the beginning of your studies through to finding job opportunities in your chosen career field.

Located in the growing Metro Vancouver suburb, the Coquitlam Campus is centrally located near the popular Coquitlam Centre. There are numerous amenities both at the mall and in the surrounding area, including shops, restaurants, and little coffee spots for chilling out or studying.

The campus is also minutes away from recreation centres, where you can work out at the gym, swim some laps, or relax in the hot tub.

Step out of school and into nature as you experience a number of parks and greenspaces in the community. Consider a stroll through Town Centre Park around Lafarge Lake, or through Coquitlam River Park, to help you slow down from bustling school life.

The campus is easily accessible via public transit as Coquitlam is flanked by Port Moody, Burnaby, New Westminster, and Port Coquitlam.


Vancouver Career College, Coquitlam Campus
5 - 1180 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam, BC
V3B 7L2

Programs offered at Coquitlam campus
The following programs are approved to run at this campus. Please check with the campus of your choice for availability.
Art and Design
Computer Aided Design and Drafting
Accounting and Payroll AdministratorBusiness and Digital Marketing Management Logistics & Supply Chain ManagementOffice AdministrationSocial Media and Web MarketingSocial Media Marketing
Health Care
Addictions and Community Services WorkerMedical Office AssistantPharmacy AssistantSocial Services - Recovery WorkerSocial Services - Youth WorkerSocial Services Worker - FoundationsSocial Services Worker - ProfessionalVeterinary Health Care Assistant
Legal Administrative AssistantParalegal
Teaching Education
Early Childhood EducationEarly Childhood Education DiplomaEarly Childhood Education Post Basic (Infant/Toddler Specialization)Early Childhood Education: Infant and Toddler EducatorEarly Childhood Education: Special Needs EducatorEducation Assistant
Data AnalyticsUser Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) Design
Things to Do in Coquitlam

Residents of Coquitlam and its surrounding areas will find a lot of things to do, ranging from arts and cultural activities to shopping and recreational sports. In addition, the city's proximity to Vancouver and other Lower Mainland municipalities allows residents to participate and enjoy a wide range of activities both inside and out of the community.

Coquitlam residents head to the Evergreen Cultural Centre for arts and culture. The Centre features a 264-seat theatre, rehearsal space, art studios and public gallery. The venue is home to the Pacific Symphonic Wind Ensemble, the Coastal Sound Academy and the Stage 43 Theatrical Society. Other theatres in the area include Port Coquitlam's Terry Fox Theatre and the Inlet Theatre in Port Moody.

Maillardville, Coquitlam's "French district," is home to the Place des Arts, a non-profit teaching arts centre that offers visual arts, acting, music, and dance programs. The Place des Arts also holds several concerts and exhibitions for the public, by both faculty and students. The nearby Place Maillardville is an all-ages community centre in Coquitlam that offers numerous leisure activities, including French language programs.

Coquitlam's Heritage Square contains a lot of historic sites, scenic gardens, bike path and an outdoor amphitheatre. Visitors to Heritage Square also enjoy the Mackin Heritage Home and Toy Museum.

Residents can also enjoy the latest Hollywood blockbusters at SilverCity Coquitlam, a 4500-seat, 20 screen multiplex movie theatre.

The Hard Rock Casino is a popular destination for an evening's worth of fun. Along with the 900-plus slot machines, poker rooms and roulette tables, the casino offers several options for dining or social gatherings. And the Red Robinson Show Theatre is a stop for some big name touring acts, from musical groups to stand-up comedy.

Outdoor lovers can take advantage of over 2,000 acres of green space in Coquitlam. There are over 80 municipal parks, the largest of which is Mundy Park in the centre of the city. Pinecone Burke Provincial Park and Minnekhada Regional Park sit on the northern border of the city, while Colony Farm is a large park on the Coquitlam/Port Coquitlam border that has numerous walking trails filled with wildlife and gardens.

Coquitlam is near freshwater lakes. Buntzen and Sasamat Lakes in nearby Anmore offer some nice fresh-water beaches, while saltwater beaches can be found at Belcarra and Rocky Point.

There are also numerous sports and recreational fields in the city. Coquitlam has several places to enjoy a game of baseball, football, cricket, croquet, lawn bowling, soccer and bocce. Golf is a popular activity and Coquitlam has several well-known golf courses and country clubs. The city also has two major aquatic centres and several outdoor swimming pools and water parks.

Spectators can find many opportunities to enjoy watching their favourite sports. Coquitlam's proximity to Vancouver easily allows residents ample opportunity to check out major league sporting events, including NHL hockey, CFL football and MLS soccer. However, the city is home to the Windies Cricket Club, which plays in Mackin Park. The Coquitlam Adanacs take on rival teams from the Western Lacrosse Association down at the Coquitlam Sports Centre.

Places to Volunteer in Coquitlam

Volunteering is a great way to make friends, build your professional network and make a positive impact in your community. Here are a few Coquitlam-area organizations that may need volunteers:

  • ArtsConnect
  • BC SPCA Tri-Cities Education & Adoption Centre
  • Children of the Street Society
  • Communities Embracing Restorative Action
  • Coquitlam Search and Rescue Society
  • Evergreen Cultural Centre
  • Fraser North - Community Volunteer Connections Society
  • Pinetree Community Centre
  • Place des Arts
  • Riverview Horticultural Centre Society
  • Tri-City Family Place Society
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