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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 the downtown core, 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.

Address:
Vancouver Career College, Vancouver Campus
1100 - 626 West Pender Street
Vancouver BC
V6B 1V9
Programs offered at Vancouver campus
Business
Accounting & Payroll AdministratorBusiness Administration ManagementHospitality ManagementHuman Resources ProfessionalInternational TradeOffice AdministrationPayroll and Income Tax Practitioner
Education
Early Childhood EducationEarly Childhood Education Post BasicEarly Childhood Education Post Basic (Infant/Toddler Specialization)Early Childhood Education Post Basic (Special Needs Specialization)Teaching English as a Second Language - TESL
Health Care
Medical Office AssistantPharmacy Assistant
Legal
Legal Administrative AssistantParalegal
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 Vancouver. Numerous theatres, such as the Vancouver Playhouse and Arts Club Theatre, offer contemporary and classic theatre.
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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
  • Taiwanese Canadian Cultural Society
  • Sunset Community Association
  • Shalom BC
  • Prostitution Alternatives Counselling and Education Society
  • Plea Community Services Society of British Columbia
  • Peernet Association of British Columbia
  • Oak Counselling Services Society
  • New Hope Community Services Society
  • Marpole Oakridge Family Place Society
  • M O S A I C Multi-Lingual Orientation Service Association for Immigrant Communities
  • La Boussole, Center Communautaire Societe
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver
  • Jewish Family Services Agency of Vancouver
  • Glasshouse Capacity Services Society
  • Family Services of Greater Vancouver
  • Douglas Park Community Centre Association
  • Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver
  • Chinese Community Policing Centre
  • Centre Culturel Francophone de Vancouver
  • Canadian Society for Asian Arts
  • Britannia Community Services Association
  • Association of Neighbourhood Houses of Greater Vancouver
  • Kerrisdale, Oakridge, Marpole Crime Prevention Society
  • Grandview-Woodland Community Police Office Society
  • The Vancouver Second Mile Society
  • Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre for Greater Vancouver
  • British Columbia Bereavement Helpline
  • Big Sisters of BC, Lower Mainland
  • Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver Foundation
  • Bis Brothers of Greater Vancouver
  • Battered Women Support Service Association
  • Alternate Shelter Society
Upcoming Events at Vancouver Career College
September 12, 2016
The following events are coming up at Vancouver Career College: Plumber Foundations Info Session Want to train for an in-demand career as a plumber?...
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