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2020 BCIT Course Offerings 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 3-4 credits each and will run in the spring and fall each year. Course features include: Face-to-face delivery in Whistler Earn credits that transfer into certificate, diploma and degree programs For example: Associate Certificate Leadership or Diploma Business Administration Case studies geared towards the Whistler business environment One-on-one BCIT career and education counselling Who are these courses suitable for? Managers who

WLC receives $103,270 CAD to support programming with First Nations

On 10 December 2019 Vail Resorts announced that CEO Rob Katz gave $2.8 Million in Grants to Further Mental & Behavioral Health Efforts in Mountain Resort Communities across North America. The Whistler Learning Centre was selected to receive $103,270 CAD to support programming with First Nations including life skills training, culturally appropriate peer support groups, and the development of program to train First Nation therapists. “These programs, being developed in collaboration with the Lil’wat Nation and the British Columbia Institute of

WLC partners with EVS Whistler to host a panel discussion with EV experts

On November the 19th, leaders in energy innovation and transport electrification as well as policymakers and regulators of policies around EVs and sustainability descended on Whistler for the Electric Vehicle & Sustainability Summit. The Whistler Learning Centre collaborated with Inspiratia, the organizers of EVS Whistler to give the Whistler community access to the thought leaders in the energy and infrastructure sectors to discuss the sustainable and renewable energy changes that are required for mass adoption of Electric Vehicles. Read the event write

WLC Conducts 2020 Community Course Needs Survey

The Whistler Learning Centre (WLC) is preparing its 2020 course schedule. The WLC is focused on offering accredited university level courses in Whistler that can be transferred into certificate, diploma, and degree programs. This short 10 question survey will provide valuable guidance to ensure the courses and delivery times meet the needs of the Sea to Sky community. To take the survey click here: https://forms.gle/A1d8tDrNGmqwrgYY8

No Community without Learning, No Learning without Community Pod Cast

Whistler’s Vital Podcast Episode 2: No Community without Learning, No Learning without Community with Suki Cheyne Join Vital Podcast Host Kim Slater and Guest Suki Cheyne, Executive Director of the Whistler Learning Centre, for a discussion about the importance of learning in community. Between October 2019 and February 2020, Whistler’s Vital Signs project will release new Vital Podcasts every two weeks (with a short break over the holidays). Be sure to listen for the topics, results and experts from the 2019

NEW Executive leadership offering ‘AIM Changer’ launches in Whistler, BC

Leading a team through change takes a confident and skilled leader. Certified coach, Jennifer Campbell, is no stranger to enabling change and developing leaders. Building on her 20 years with tier I consultancies and work with clients across several industries, Jennifer is bringing her 2-day professional development program ‘AIM Changer – Embrace Change. Lead Better’ to Whistler.  She is joined by Rebecca Scott Rawn, a registered corporate coach who has successfully influenced politicians, bureaucrats, and corporate leaders to make positive

Fall 2019 BCIT Course Offerings

We’re planning the 2020 schedule, let us know what courses you would like take in Whistler in our annual survey: https://forms.gle/jvDsnK5ZiG2LBYzW6 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 Whistler Earn credits that transfer into certificate, diploma and degree programsFor

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