About Us

Our Mission

Western Community College provides access to higher education opportunities that enable students to develop knowledge and skills necessary to achieve their professional goals, improve the productivity of their organizations and provide leadership for their community.

Community

WCC belongs to the community and continually strives to provide an accessible, affordable, and high quality education to all of its students. The College is committed to providing an array of academic and student development services that support students’ success in attaining their academic, cultural, and civic achievements.

Key Of Success

To enhance student success, and identify and close gaps in achievement levels, the college regularly evaluates student-learning outcomes, so that revisions can be made to improve course efficacy and institutional effectiveness.

About Western Community College

Western Community College has been serving the Vancouver community since 2012. Western Community College has proven to be a catalyst in bringing success and satisfaction into the lives of many students, who are pursuing and furthering their careers in the fields of Health Care, Medication Management, Accounting & Bookkeeping, Information Technology, and Business Management. At Western Community College, we are dedicated to a unique policy of providing individualized attention to each student, by consistently managing an appropriate instructor to student ratio, and helping each student to develop a career plan that meets their objectives for their career development.

Why Study at Western Community College

Our programs are thorough and intensive, and successful completion gives students the skills and credibility to compete for better positions, with more responsibility, opportunities for advancement, and greater earnings.  We offer both part-time and full-time program options for some programs. Contact us to discuss a program that will suit your ambitions and your schedule.

  • Installment-based, low tuition fee.
  • 100% Practicum Placement
  • Weekday, weekend, and evening classes optionally available
  • Part-time or full-time class schedule
  • Free CLB preparation classes * Conditions Apply
  • Graduate employment rate: 97%

Academic Goals

  • To offer a wide range of competency-based, outcome focused, and market driven programs that meet the needs of its students, faculty, graduates, and community.
  • To focus on providing graduates with a comprehensive knowledge base, the practical training required to successfully apply theory to practice, and a desire to offer a higher standard of community driven post-secondary education.
  • To produce self-reliant highly skilled and knowledgeable life-long learners, ready to meet career challenges and to bridge the gap between the evolving needs of employers, the community, and the province. To provide a teaching experience committed to applying learning methodologies that promote constructive inquiry, critical thinking, analysis, application, problem solving, collaboration, and reflective practice enabling graduates to generate opportunities and solutions that address evolving 21st century challenges.
  • To provide a learning experience committed to offering a problem-based learning environment that supports and enhances students’ personal, intellectual, academic, and social development while being designed to ensure students are literate across a broad range of topics.
  • To broaden a students’ understanding of the impact a post-secondary education will have on them, society, culture, and their environment, and conversely, how society, culture, and environment are driving the changing nature of and the demands on post-secondary education and the teaching-learning experience.
  • We believe that all who wish and are committed to seeking a quality post-secondary education should be able to, and at a reasonable cost.

Ancestral Territory Recognition and Acknowledgment

Western Community College recognizes and acknowledges the ancestral unceded territory of the Coastal First Nations (Sumas First Nation, Mastqui First Nation, Semiahmoo, Katzie, Kwikwetlem, Kwantlen, Qayqayt and Tsawwassen) where we live and work. We honour these First Nations for sharing and accepting our families and students in their Traditional territories.

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