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Fall 2019 BCIT Course Offerings

The Whistler Learning Centre is proud to partner with BCIT to bring accredited business and leadership courses to Whistler and the Sea to Sky community. Courses provide 3-4 credits each and will run in the spring and fall each year. Course features include: Face-to-face delivery in the centre of WhistlerEarn credits that transfer into certificate, diploma and degree programsFor example: Associate Certificate Leadership or Diploma Business AdministrationCase studies geared towards the Whistler business environment.Guest speakers from industryOne-on-one BCIT career and

New pathways created for VCAD’s art and design students to ladder into BCIT School of Business programs

We are pleased to see our partner, the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), in the news for developing pathways for design and art students from the Visual College of Art and Design (VCAD). A recent news article explains that ‘VCAD graduates looking to build on their education will now have the opportunity to transition seamlessly into the BCIT School of Business and a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program’. “BCIT is pleased to recognize the skills that successful VCAD

Whistler Learning Centre expands Chainsaw Safety Courses in 2019

2019, March 25 – Press Release The Whistler Learning Centre is pleased to announce four Chainsaw Handling courses for spring 2019 The Whistler Learning Centre is delighted to bring this popular 1 day 8 hour chainsaw handling course to Whistler and Pemberton in April 2019. Building on the successful delivery of this course in Whistler in 2018 there will be 4 courses offered over the two locations. This course is a must for anyone who uses a chainsaw at work or in their

Expand Your Skills with BCIT Courses in Whistler

The Whistler Learning Centre is proud to partner with BCIT to bring accredited business and leadership courses to Whistler and the Sea to Sky community. Courses provide 3 credits each and will run in the spring and fall each year. Course features include: Face-to-face delivery at the Whistler Chamber of Commerce Transferable into certificate, diploma and degree programs For example: Associate Certificate Leadership or Diploma Business Administration Case studies geared towards the Whistler business environment. Guest speakers from industry One-on-one BCIT career and education counselling Who are these

Whistler Learning Centre brings grant writing specialist to Whistler

The Whistler Learning Centre is delighted to collaborate with the Community Foundation of Whistler to bring grant writing expert, Barbara McMillan, to Whistler on December 8th to lead this workshop on writing compelling grant applications. Our thanks to the Community Foundation of Whistler for making this workshop accessible to all non-profits at $20 per person. Registration is online and open! Progressive Grant Writing Workshop: Focus on Project Planning Effective proposals find a fit with the funder, spotlight a

3 Environmental professional development courses scheduled for Fall 2018

The Whistler Learning Centre is excited to announce that three professional development courses have been scheduled for delivery during Fall 2018 in Whistler: Fall 2018 Courses Environmental Monitoring for Construction Projects. Oct 23-25, 2018 A comprehensive applied overview of skills, abilities and procedures required for effective monitoring of environmentally related construction projects. This course will include numerous practical exercises and case study reviews where participants are exposed to and complete tasks and requirements for a wide variety of environmental construction projects. Location: Whistler.

Whistler Learning Centre announces Chainsaw Handling course on May 5

2018, April 24 – Press Release Whistler Learning Centre announces Chainsaw Handling course on May 5 The Whistler Learning Centre are delighted to bring a 1 day 8 hour chainsaw handling course to Whistler on May 5. This course is a must for anyone who uses a chainsaw at work or in their back yard. Participants will learn how to safely handle a chainsaw, starting with a classroom session before heading into the field for practical exercises. The course will be delivered

Spring 2018: Upcoming Environmental Offerings from the WLC

The Whistler Learning Centre is pleased to announce seven Environmental courses for delivery in Whistler, BC. For more information on each course or to register, please visit: WWW.WHISTLERLEARNINGCENTRE.COM/COURSES/ To keep up to date, please follow us on Facebook: WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/WHISTLERLEARNINGCENTRE/ These courses are bought to Whistler by the Whistler Learning Centre in partnership with Vancouver Island University’s Natural Resources Extension Program.

WLC partners with Vancouver Island University to launch Environmental Courses

2018, March 29 – Press Release Whistler Learning Centre partners with Vancouver Island University to bring Environmental courses to Whistler Building on a successful pilot partnership in 2017, the Whistler Learning Centre and Vancouver Island University are expanding programming in Whistler to seven courses in 2018. Executive Director, Suki Cheyne, explains, “The Environmental Monitoring Course delivered in November 2017 was attended by individuals from Whistler, the Sea to Sky Corridor, and further afield. This composition of attendees is ideal, the combination of