Welcome to Okanagan College
Surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery, a world of fresh air and small-town friendliness, the Revelstoke Centre offers a welcoming learning environment for adults of all ages. Whether you are considering new career opportunities, certificates or diplomas, further development of academic skills or general interest opportunities, you can take the first steps here.
Program Spotlight - Adult Upgrading
The Adult Upgrading program provides learners the opportunity to upgrade high school grades to meet the prerequisites for admission to post-secondary programs. Courses fill the requirements of the B.C. Adult Graduation diploma. Have questions? Contact Tanya Egli at 250-837-4235 ext. 6501.
Programs and courses
Tourism Management Diploma
Students gain real-world knowledge, skills and opportunities to advance careers in the mountain tourism sector. Upon graduation, students will be ideally suited for supervisory or front-line management positions in tourism.
This certificate prepares students to be work as part of an educational team in the classroom to help children reach educational goals and encourage development. Intakes in Revelstoke begin in January.
Health Care Assistant
Learn the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to work as direct client care providers in any level of continuing care, including home support, adult day care, assisted living, private care, complex care and acute care.
Improve your career opportunities by completing pre-requisites for College programs, finish high school graduation requirements or improve your high school marks. We also offer an Adult Volunteer Literacy Tutor Program.
First Aid and Safety
Okanagan College is an approved Canadian Red Cross and WorkSafeBC Training Centre. Note: course options may differ according to location.
Gain a foundational introduction to accounting for entry-level accounting employment or accounting for your own business. These courses also set you up for future computer-based accounting classes.
Foundations programs rotate through Revelstoke Centre. Coming up for 2022 is Professional Cook Level 1 (Culinary Arts). Find out more today.
Services for Students
Revelstoke Settlement Services
Revelstoke Settlement Services helps people integrate into Canada and access services and training. Funding is provided by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, and the Government of British Columbia.
A range of services and information is available for program participants:
- Weekly English practice groups (childminding available)
- English tutoring from September to May
- Orientation sessions and workshops
- Information for you and your family about education, housing, employment and services available from municipal and federal governments
- Social activities
Permanent residents, individuals selected to become permanent residents, live-in caregivers, refugees and those on temporary work permits.
If you are not sure of your status in Canada, please visit the ESLSAP page and contact the team.
Join a virtual info session or become a student for a day.
Have your questions answered by an advisor or recruiter.
Take the next step and enrol in a program or course at OC.