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Train for a Career in the Heart of Beautiful Downtown Vancouver

Our team at the Vancouver campus is committed to your success. We will be there to assist you from your first visit, right up to helping you find opportunities in your chosen career field.


Located in the heart of downtown, the Vancouver Campus is minutes away from both the bustling business district of the city and Vancouver's picturesque waterfront. The city, boasting a laid-back West Coast vibe, is a place where business suits mix with running attire and yoga wear is prolific.



Vancouver is nicknamed the "City of Glass." Its towering skyscrapers are designed to beautifully reflect the sunlight in their glass windows. The city is also known the world over for its natural beauty, where snow-capped mountains meet the Pacific Ocean. Our Vancouver Campus is conveniently situated in an area that allows for modern conveniences and access to the natural beauty this city has to offer. Beautiful Stanley Park, the crown jewel of Vancouver, is a short walk from our doors if you need a refreshing walk around the famous seawall or a fresh breath of ocean air.



Our campus is also within a short walking distance of cafes, art galleries, and public libraries, providing our students with a caffeine fix, inspiration, or a quiet place to study.



The Vancouver location is easily accessible by public transit, including the SkyTrain and several bus lines.





Vancouver Career College, Vancouver Campus

5th Floor - 549 Howe Street
Vancouver BC
V6C 2C2

Programs offered at Vancouver 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 Business and Digital Marketing Management with Co-op Global Supply Chain Management & International TradeHospitality ManagementHospitality Management with Co-opLogistics & Supply Chain ManagementOffice AdministrationSocial Media and Web MarketingSocial Media Marketing
Health Care
Medical Office AssistantPharmacy Assistant
Legal Administrative AssistantParalegal
Teaching Education
Early Childhood EducationEducation Assistant
Data AnalyticsNetwork Systems AdministratorNetwork Systems EngineerUser Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) Design
Things to do in Vancouver

Vancouver is a world-class city and has all the amenities and activities you would expect from one. It is also well-known for its stunning natural beauty and endless opportunities for outdoor fun. Regardless of the season or weather, there is always plenty to see and do in Vancouver.


Vancouver's best known park is beautiful Stanley Park, which is a huge 1001-acre park that borders the city's downtown. The park is circled by the Sea Wall and features several beaches, hiking trails, a pool, water park, and The Vancouver Aquarium. Pacific Spirit Regional Park is a great escape for the city's runners and cyclists and the gardens and views at Queen Elizabeth Park make it well worth visiting. Located 168 metres above sea level, this park is the perfect place to take in views of Vancouver and the surrounding mountains. It also is home to the Bloedel Floral Conservatory, which is home to a host of tropical plants and birds.



As you would expect from a city by the sea, Vancouver has a wealth of public beaches. There are quiet beaches, busy beaches, dog beaches, and even nude beaches! Whatever your interests, Vancouver has a beach for you. In the Kitsilano area Jericho Beach, Kitsilano Beach, Locarno Beach, and Spanish Banks are good options. Around the downtown area, check out Sunset Beach, English Bay, Second Beach, or Third Beach.



Vancouver offers limitless opportunities for outdoor adventure. The city is particularly bike-friendly and has numerous cycle paths and bike lanes. The Sea Wall also has a dedicated bike and rollerblade path for scenic rides around the park.



Vancouver's local mountains are perfect for skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts. Cypress and Mount Seymour are a quick drive from the city and Grouse Mountain is 30 minutes from downtown and accessible by public transit. The world-class Whistler ski resort is only two hour's drive from Vancouver.



Vancouver's oceanfront location makes it ideal for boating and water sports. Kayaking and sailing are popular activities as is whale watching (local whales include orcas, humpback whales and grey whales).



Vancouver also has a wealth of arts and cultural activities that appeal to a wide range of interests. Music venues abound - from the Commodore Ballroom to the historic Orpheum Theatre. Musical acts from a hugely diverse range of genres regularly play in the Queen Elizabeth Theatre or the Vancouver Playhouse. Watch numerous theatre groups, such as the Arts Club Theatre or Pi Theatre, which offer contemporary and classic theatre all over the city.


Places to Volunteer in Vancouver

Volunteering is a fantastic way to make a positive impact on your community while building work experience. The following are just a few of the Vancouver organizations that may need the assistance of volunteers:

  • The Alexandra Foundation of the Association of Neighbourhood Houses
  • Battered Women Support Service Association
  • Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver
  • Big Sisters of BC, Lower Mainland
  • Britannia Community Services Association
  • British Columbia Bereavement Helpline
  • Canadian Society for Asian Arts
  • Centre Culturel Francophone de Vancouver
  • Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver
  • Chinese Community Policing Centre
  • Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre for Greater Vancouver
  • Douglas Park Community Centre Association
  • Family Services of Greater Vancouver
  • Glasshouse Capacity Services Society
  • Grandview-Woodland Community Community Policing Centre
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver
  • Jewish Family Services Agency of Vancouver
  • Kerrisdale, Oakridge, Marpole Community Policing Centre
  • La Boussole, Center Communautaire Societe
  • Marpole Oakridge Family Place Society
  • Meals on Wheels
  • M O S A I C Multi-Lingual Orientation Service Association for Immigrant Communities
  • New Hope Community Services Society
  • Oak Counselling Services Society
  • Peernet Association of British Columbia
  • Plea Community Services Society of British Columbia
  • Prostitution Alternatives Counselling and Education Society
  • Sunset Community Association
  • Taiwanese Canadian Cultural Society
  • The Vancouver Second Mile Society
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