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Great Career Training in the Heart of Kelowna!

The dedicated team at Vancouver Career College`s Kelowna campus will strive to help you achieve your academic and career goals.

Situated on the the corner of Bernard Avenue at Pandosy, the Kelowna campus is at the hub of commercial and business areas in downtown Kelowna. Students will find a number of opportunities for shopping, dining and recreation within minutes of the school.

There is no shortage of activities to undertake when class is out, with the beach and several city parks just blocks away from our Kelowna community campus. Here, you will be able to easily maintain your school-life balance.

Kelowna is located in the Okanagan Valley. With its deliciously sunny summers and breathtaking snowy winters, it`s an outdoor enthusiast`s dream spot. British Columbia`s desert jewel, Kelowna is a hotspot for tourists and locals alike for its wide variety of adventure activities and cultural experiences. Wakeboarding, mountain biking, snowboarding, golf, hiking, and wine tasting are all at Kelowna`s doorstep.

Our campus upholds Kelowna`s excellent reputation for educational institutions in the Okanagan. We offer top training programs in a variety of fields of interest.

Students are also able to easily access our campus via Kelowna`s public transit system.


Vancouver Career College, Kelowna Campus
1649 Pandosy Street
Kelowna, BC
V1Y 1P6

Programs offered at Kelowna campus
Art and Design
Computer Aided Design and Drafting Specialist Graphic Design
Accounting & Payroll AdministratorBusiness Administration ManagementBusiness and Digital Marketing Management Computerized Accounting and Bookkeeping Payroll and Income Tax PractitionerSocial Media MarketingSupply Chain Management
Health Care
Addictions and Community Services WorkerHealth Care AssistantMedical Office AssistantPharmacy AssistantPractical NursingRegistered Massage TherapySocial Services Worker - FoundationsSocial Services Worker - ProfessionalSocial Services Worker - Recovery SpecialistSocial Services Worker - Youth SpecialistVeterinary AssistantVeterinary Health Care Assistant
Teaching Education
Early Childhood EducationEducation Assistant
Things to Do in Kelowna

Set among a stunning range of mountain, orchards, vineyards, and lakes, Kelowna is an idyllic place to live and study. The largest city in the Okanagan Valley, Kelowna is located in the Sonora Desert, which means it has warm summers and short, mild winters.

Kelowna has abundant parkland and green spaces and several pristine beaches and lakes, which offer endless opportunities for outdoor fun and activities. Kelowna is close to multiple large provincial parks, including Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park which is an ideal location for hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, or backcountry skiing. There are plenty of urban parks in Kelowna, too. Cedar Creek Park, Guisachan Heritage Park and Knox Mountain Park are all fabulous places to relax and enjoy the outdoors.

Kelowna is situated on Lake Okanagan, which is more than 100KM long, and is in the vicinity of several hundred other lakes. From lazy afternoons on the beach, to active days spent jet skiing, power boating, or kayaking, there's endless fun to be had at Kelowna's lakes and beaches. Kelowna is also renowned for its plentiful orchards and vineyards, which surround the city centre. You can take a personal tour or enjoy one of Kelowna's many annual food and wine festivals. 

In the winter, Kelowna is well-located for ski and snowboarding enthusiasts. The nearby Monashee Mountains are great for skiers and boarders of all levels and the city is near several ski resorts, including Big White, Silverstar, Apex and Crystal Mountain. Snowmobilers and cross-country skiers will also enjoy getting out into the wilderness that surrounds Kelowna.

There's plenty of indoor fun to be had in Kelowna, too. Downtown Kelowna has many art galleries, theatres, museums and fabulous restaurants. The Mary Irwin Theatre and the Kelowna Community Theater are both great places to take in some exceptional theatre productions.

Sports lovers have plenty of options when it comes to local teams. The Kelowna Rockets are the local Western Hockey League team and are winners of the 2004 Memorial Cup. The Kelowna Falcons play at Elks Stadium from May through August and are the only Canadian baseball team in the Pacific International League. You can also check out the Okanagan Sun, who play in the Canadian Junior Football League.

Kelowna has a rich and fascinating history and many important historical buildings to show for it. The Father Pandosy Mission is a four-acre farm that features historical buildings dating back to the 1860s. Guisachan Heritage Park was once owned by the Earl and Countess of Aberdeen who bought the land in 1890. Now you can tour the gardens, eat at the Guisachan House Restaurant or attend one of the many special events held on the grounds.

Places to Volunteer in Kelowna
Volunteering is a fantastic way of making friends, building a professional network, and gaining work experience. The following Kelowna organizations may need volunteers:

  • The Canadian World Parrot Trust
  • Okanagan Jazz and Blues Society
  • Kelowna Museums Society
  • Kelowna Art Gallery Association
  • Friends of the Kelowna Fire Museum Society
  • Chamber Music Kelowna Society
  • The Bridge Youth & Family Services Society
  • Courage for Youth Association
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of British Columbia
  • Kelowna and District Society for Community Living
  • Association for the Benefit of Children with Disabilities
  • Community Recreational Initiatives Society
  • The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Okanagan Centre
  • Okanagan Regional Library District
  • British Columbia Lake Stewardship Society
  • Kelowna Community Resources Society
  • Central Okanagan Foundation
  • Central Okanagan Hospice Association
  • Kelowna General Hospital Foundation
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon, Okanagan/Kootenay Region
  • Kelowna Immigrant Society
  • Seniors Outreach Services Society
  • Kelowna and District Society for Community Living
  • Hope for the Nations
  • Kelowna Gospel Mission
  • Shepherd's Reach Society
  • Inter-Cultural Women's Educational Network
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