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Classroom & Community Support Worker
Start a rewarding career supporting others.
As a Classroom and Community Support Worker, you'll work with children and adults living with disabilities, their families, teachers and other support professionals.
health care assistant students
Become a valued health care professional.
Are you interested in becoming a front-line health care worker and assisting clients with their personal care, nutrition and mobility?
health and safety worker
Enrol in life-long learning today.
Earn your citation in Integrated Worksite Health & Safety and gain the knowledge to evaluate the needs of your company and deliver a suitable health and wellness program.
esthetics student in salon classroom
Start a Career in Beauty & Cosmetics.
Become a professional Esthetician. Learn the latest industry techniques for a wide range of treatments with hands-on training in our salon.
studio arts diploma student creating art
Find inspiration with new Studio Arts Diploma.
Pursue an education at Nelson's Kootenay Studio Arts with more pathways starting this fall. Explore the new two-year diploma program or the Open Studio Advanced Certificate.
selkirk college cook student with prepared banquet meal
Get started in a career that interests you.
Earn your Professional Cook approved certification in a live kitchen environment providing services for banquet guests, competitions and in Scholars Dining Room.


& Notable
The warmth and beauty of the West Kootenay made a lasting impression on Lama Losang Samten when he visited last summer and now the venerable Buddhist Tibetan scholar, spiritual leader and artist says he’s looking forward to his return.
Renowned Tibetan Buddhist scholar, spiritual leader and artist Lama Losang Samten is preparing for a visit to the West Kootenay where he will create a compassion sand mandala while sharing his wisdom, teachings and stories with all who are interested.
Touchstones Nelson is taking visitors on a flashback to the 1960’s with the new exhibit Zeljko Kujundzic and the Early Years of the Kootenay School of the Arts.
The rise of Nelson's artistic prominence can be traced back to an important innovator in the early 1960s. The works of Zeljko Kujundzic are being featured in a special exhibit at Touchstones Nelson that also celebrates the early years of Kootenay Studio Arts.


At Selkirk

Aug. 28

Orientation for International Students in all Programs.

Sep. 01

Labour Day, college is closed for a STAT day.

Sep. 02

Connect with other students, meet new friends, take in some great music and food. Find out what...

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