Penticton Campus


Penticton Campus

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Programs and Courses in Penticton
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Program Highlights

Centre Of Excellence

Sustainable Construction Management Technology

This is a forward-thinking program designed to enable, empower and inspire the emerging generation of construction managers and technologists to deliver true sustainable development.

Sustainable construction managers organize and supervise large building projects in ways that minimize impact on the environment and maximize energy efficiency.


Environmental Studies at OC Penticton

Environmental Studies

Students can now complete the first full year of study for the College's Environmental Studies Diploma program at the Penticton campus. 

The diploma has four options: interdisciplinary environmental arts, environmental management, environmental science and geographic information science.

Courses have university transfer credit providing students with the option of further study in either environmental studies or other disciplines. Learn more here


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Welder Foundation

Study in Penticton in our new welding building starting August 20th, 2018.

From construction to car racing and manufacturing, welders use their skills to fuse metal together, to the proper specifications and strength.

Graduates from this program will receive an Industry Training Authority Certificate of Completion, technical training credit for Welder Level 1 and Level 2 and 300 work-based hours once registered as a Welder apprentice.

Check out all our Trades Programs here

Adult Basic Education

Finish high-school, improve your literacy skills, upgrade for admission to college studies. High school courses at the fundamental (up to Grade 10) and intermediate levels (Grades 11 & 12) are offered in a variety of flexible learning formats throughout the year.

*Tuition is free for domestic students and funding opportunities are available. Learn more here.


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Business Administration - Certificate, Diploma and Degree*

The Okanagan School of Business offers students practical and applied business education to prepare them for employment in the workplace.

* Years 1, and 2 of the BBA can be completed on the Penticton campus

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Associate of Arts  

The Associate of Arts Degree is granted upon completion of 60 credits of prescribed study. Students with an Associate of Arts Degree if admitted to BC universities are guaranteed full transfer credit (60 credits) for the work done for their Associate Degree.

Diplomas are also offered in Criminal Social Justice, Environmental Studies and General Studies on the Penticton campus. 


Associate of Science

The Associate of Science degree consists of two years of university-level study in a variety of academic areas, such as: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth and Environmental Studies, Geography, Mathematics, Physics and Statistic.

Diplomas are also offered in Human Kinetics and the first year of Computer Information Studies on the Penticton campus.



Office Assistant Certificate

The Office Assistant Program is a 17-week program for students who have no prior business education or experience.

Graduates of the OAC program will be employed as receptionists and office assistants in business of all types and sizes.



Campus Events

Orientation Day - Kick Off Carnival
Sep 4 - 10 A.M.
Common Green, Penticton Campus

Studying with us this Fall 2018? Join us for a day of free fun on Sept 4! Meet your fellow students & instructors, request your favorite song, eat an awesome BBQ, try out a ton of carnival games (fancy a bull ride??), and top off your day @ Taste the Okanagan - an event featuring free tastings from local breweries, wineries, cideries, locally made pop & kombucha companies, and more!

We look forward to welcoming you to our wonderful Penticton campus!

Find out more info 

Bowling & Bevvies
Sep 5 - 4:30 - 6:30 P.M.
Roll N Stones Bowling Alley, Penticton

Meet new friends while you bowl & enjoy some appies and bevvies! Cost: $6/hour includes lane & shoe rentals. BRING CASH
Buy your drinks & we'll provide the appies!

 Find out more info here

OCSU Kickstart Taco in a Bag Fiesta
Sep 6 - 11 AM - 1:00 PM
PC 113

Visit the OCSU for a free lunch, water bottle, day planner, pen, lanyard, enter to win some great prizes and meet new friends

Beach Day
Sep 7 - 1 PM - 4 PM
Okanagan Beach by the SS Sicamous

Try paddleboarding or build a sandcastle to enter the sand castle contest. 
To register drop by PC 146 by Sep 6

Recreation Activities and Events

Gym and Fitness Centre Hours

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August Calendar

Library Hours
Monday to Thursday 7:45 am to 9:00 pm
Friday 7:45 am to 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:30 am to 5:30 pm
Sunday 12:00pm to 4:00 pm

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College Grounds Cafe Hours
Now closed until September



 Contact Us  

Toll Free: 1.866.510.8899
Tel: 250.492.4305
Fax: 250.490.3950

Penticton Campus 
583 Duncan Ave West  
Penticton, BC 
V2A 8E1 
 Summerland Centre 
13211 Henry St
Summerland, BC
V0H 1Z0
 Oliver Centre
339 Fairview Rd
Oliver, BC 
V0H 1T0