For more than 50 years, students have attended Okanagan College for Trades and Apprenticeship training. We offer Foundation programs and Apprenticeship programs in over 20 trades. Our programs are recognized provincially, nationally and internationally. Apprenticeship programs lead to "Red Seal" National Endorsement. We offer General Interest programs, Trades Upgrading, Gateway to Trades and Women in Trades Programs. Find out why you belong at Okanagan College!
Advantages: Okanagan College trades programs offer small class sizes, highly skilled instructors, and industry style shops and training aids. Trades programs are offered at the following campuses: Kelowna, Vernon, Penticton, and Salmon Arm.
September 7, 2018 Muriel Jacobsen and her children Rhonda and Shayne donated $1-million to support Automotive Service programs at the Trades Training Complex, Kelowna campus. This donation is in memory of the late Ron Jacobsen who owned and operated Jacobsen Pontiac Buick for more than 40 years.