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  • Identifying plants, stagleap, Provincial Park.
    Identifying plants, stagleap, Provincial Park.

    Be a driving force behind environmental resource preservation.

  • Engaged hands-on learning compliments classroom instruction.

  • Student outreach in the community develops workplace readiness skills.

  • Gain the technical skills that will help inform policy.

  • What a great experience our students will capture!


Program At-A-Glance

Length of Study: 
2-Year
Accreditation: 
Diploma
Campus: 
Castlegar

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Is it possible to balance the principles of climate change action with responsible resource extraction in our province's forests? That question was posed to second-year Forest Technology Program students in the form of a challenge from instructor Jesper Nielsen and inpsired creative answers filled with hope for the future of the industry.

Is it possible to balance the principles of climate change action with responsible resource extraction in our province's forests? That question was posed to second-year Forest Technology Program students in the form of a challenge from instructor Jesper Nielsen and inspired creative answers filled with hope for the future of the industry.

At home in the mountains with a background made for travel in tough terrain, Selkirk College Instructor Doris Hausleitner pursues her passion for wildlife research on the trail of the elusive wolverine.

At home in the mountains with a background made for travel in tough terrain, when she's not in the classroom, Selkirk College Instructor Doris Hausleitner pursues her passion for wildlife research on the trail of the elusive wolverine.

Students in the School of Environment & Geomatics wrapped up their first year of study at Selkirk College taking part in a rewarding field school along the banks of the Columbia River just north of Trail.

Students in the School of Environment & Geomatics wrapped up their first year of study at Selkirk College taking part in a rewarding field school along the banks of the Columbia River just north of Trail.

For the last 17 years, students in Selkirk College's Integrated Environmental Planning Program have been working with communities across the West Kootenay and Boundary on reaching planning objectives. This year's project is in Fruitvale and on March 11, the community is invited to provide input.

For the last 17 years, students in Selkirk College's Integrated Environmental Planning Program have been working with communities across the West Kootenay and Boundary on reaching planning objectives. This year's project is in Fruitvale and on March 11, the community is invited to provide input.

Selkirk College is set to celebrate Grad 2018 at the Castlegar Campus on April 27 with students, families and friends. As we prepare for the big day, meet Integrated Environmental Planning Program student Chris Black who has been chose as the Class of 2018's valedictorian.

Selkirk College is set to celebrate Grad 2018 at the Castlegar Campus on April 27 with students, families and friends. As we prepare for the big day, meet Integrated Environmental Planning Program student Chris Black who has been chosen as the Class of 2018's valedictorian.

What Students Say

Talor Osberg, GIS Grad 2019
The best part of studying at Selkirk college were the practical and applicable curriculum that enhanced my career. The college environment, with small class sizes and personable instructors, made my learning experience meaningful.
Talor Osberg, GIS Grad 2019
Laticia McDonald
The best part of being at Selkirk was meeting like-minded classmates, many of whom I’m still friends with. The instructors were also incredibly important to my success. They put a huge amount of effort into making the program applicable to the real world. They ensured we had the necessary skills and received practice for entering the workforce.
Laticia McDonald, Integrated Environmental Planning 2014 Graduate
Tanya Tran
Going back to college helped me improve my resume and improve my grades that I required to put me at the top. And I don’t think I would have gotten into grad school without the mentorship I received at Selkirk College. Instructors really care about you. I am so thankful for that.
Tanya Tran, 2016 IEP Graduate, Valedictorian
Emma Thompson, Integrated Environmental Planning grad 2019
The best part about studying at Selkirk College was definitely the instructors. They were very engaging and helpful. They made my entire learning experience at Selkirk very enjoyable.
Emma Thompson, Integrated Environmental Planning grad 2019