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Get the skills you need to take your work from the creative design process and conception to the presentation of your finished product. Our Digital Arts program helps you work in graphic design, illustration, animation, visual and special effects, web design, and interactive application development.
The Digital Fabrication & Design program prepares students for employment or further education in the fields of digital fabrication, advanced manufacturing, engineering technologist, and solid modeling, technical/equipment sales and support, with an emphasis on emerging technologies and strategies.
The Drone Technologies program is designed to provide learners with the competencies required to use drones for commercial and/or personal use. Selkirk Innovates, Selkirk College’s applied research and innovation division, is pleased to offer the Drone Technologies training program. Selkirk Innovates will deliver a state-of-the-art applied drone training program using its highly specialized drone technologies.
You will learn how to create programs and environments that are child-centered, nurturing and rich for supporting child development. Our program incorporates a variety of teaching learning strategies including: Case study and theoretical analysis, cooperative and experiential learning and practical application of knowledge and skills in a six week practicum.
Economics will be of interest to students who intend to transfer to a full economics program at another university, business students and those looking for a well-rounded education.
Do you have a strong desire to support others through a challenging and rewarding career. As an Education Assistant & Community Support Worker, you'll help children and adults living with disabilities, along with their families, teachers and other support professionals. Earn your certificate at Selkirk College in nine months and be employment ready.
Selkirk College is endorsed by the BC Industry Training Authority to deliver all four levels of Construction Electrical Apprenticeship Technical Training as well as levels 1, 2 and 3 of Industrial Electrical Apprenticeship Technical Training to registered electrical apprentices. Each level of training consists of a full-time, ten-week, on-campus program of study. Activities include classroom sessions where apprentices learn theoretical principals of electricity and applied concepts of the Canadian Electrical Code. Laboratory sessions provide apprentices with the opportunity to observe electrical concepts and reinforce learning.
This 24-week program will provide students, even those with little or no experience, with the necessary skills to gain employment in the trades as an apprentice electrician. The program teaches aspects of residential, commercial and industrial wiring with a focus on residential. The curriculum follows the Industry Training Authority (ITA), BC Ministry of Advanced Education and Labour Market Development guidelines for the first year of the "in class" component of the electrical apprenticeship, which includes installation of electrical equipment in compliance with the Canadian Electrical Code.
With two years of courses from your associate degree, you’ll be well on your way to completing your bachelor with most or all of the admission requirements for entry into third year at BC universities. After you graduate with your bachelor degree, you can come back to the West Kootenay and complete your bachelor of education in the West Kootenay Teacher Education Program (WKTEP) delivered by the University of British Columbia.
Engineers are thinkers and builders who apply science and math to every aspect of modern life. They design and develop the products and processes that we use every day. Let your imagination run free as you learn how to successfully design and create lasting structures from the ground up. Engineering is a solid career path leading to high-paying jobs and satisfying work. You’ll learn how to make your mark in physical structures in our first-year Engineering Transfer (Applied Science) program.