British Columbia’s premier Adventure Tourism College. We ensure the highest level of experience and skills required for today’s Adventure Tourism industry.
Adventure Tourism is the fastest growing sector of the Tourism industry, and there is a worldwide shortage of qualified and experienced professionals to fill these jobs.
- Would you like to work in the adventure and beauty of the natural outdoors?
- Would you like to spend your days in exciting places where the gifts of nature are given to you everyday?
- Would you like your job to change with the seasons or follow the sun?
If this is for you, then join us and get your career in Adventure Tourism!
The Westcoast Adventure College is the place for people interested in careers in Adventure Tourism. Many of our Grads now have leading jobs in the industry. Our students gain the knowledge, skills, confidence and experience to succeed, working in the Adventure Tourism industry in both Land and Marine based operations. Students also get to meet the leaders of the tourism industry through visits to companies, projects, Work Experience and as volunteers at the Tourism Industry Conference.
Level II Certificate Program
Our Level II Certificate program exceeds the Provincial Adventure Tourism recommendations, both in courses offered and in total instructional hours.
The College focuses on our natural market advantage; what we can do best in this geographic area, combined with what existing Adventure Tourism businesses do.
The focus is also Global, ensuring that the Courses and Standards delivered are acceptable and desirable beyond western Canada.
In providing students with the learning opportunities in Adventure Tourism which allows and encourages students to achieve a standard of excellence in their coursework. It is our belief and responsibility to ensure that, upon graduation, our students will be in demand for their knowledge, skills and experience acquired during the programs.
Each year Adventure Tourism operators and businesses from around BC, across Canada and from other countries, contact the school to recruit their staff. In the last year our grads have been working in the Arctic, the Antarctic, South America, Australia, Europe, as well as Canada and BC.