Nanaimo College Campus

Welcome to the Sprott Shaw Nanaimo College Campus! Situated in Downtown Nanaimo on the beautiful Vancouver Island is the Nanaimo campus, which is forested by a stunning mountain backdrop and minutes away from the popular Nanaimo Seawalk and Swy-a-Lana Lagoon.

This campus is well known for its student engagement as holidays and events are celebrated with annual barbeques, potlucks, and more! Students in our programs pursue careers such as: Health Care Assistant, Health Unit Clerk, Early Childhood Education, Community Support Worker/Social Services, Medical Office Administrator, Business Management, Business Administrator, and Executive Office Administrator.

To reach the Nanaimo campus directly, please call 778.762.0726.

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Companies Hiring Grads

Vancouver Island Health Authority
Service Canada
Royal Bank of Canada
Nanaimo Regional General Hospital
Nurse Next Door
Travellers Lodge
Nanaimo Seniors Village
Wellington Medical Centre
Ministry of Forests
Brickyard Medical Clinic
Island Emerald Medical Centre

Meet Our Nanaimo Instructors

Ashley S – Health Care Assistant (HCA)

I am a Clinical Instructor in the Health Care Assistant program. I have been a nurse for 9 years specializing in geriatrics, with special needs adults and children, and mental health patients. I graduated from North Island College as a licensed practical nurse (LPN)  in 2011, and from Academy of Learning in 2005 a health care assistant.  I pride myself on instructing with a “hands-on” approach to produce the best and work-ready care aides.

Cora L – Medical Office Assistant (MOA) & Health Unit Clerk (HUC)

Since 2015, I have been teaching at Sprott Shaw. Prior to teaching, I worked at the Vancouver General Hospital in the Neurology department. I love making medical terminology fun and relevant – you can expect my classes to be full of knowledge, experiences, discussions, and laughter.

Eric C – Health Care Assistant  (HCA)

I have over 10 years of experience as a licensed practical nurse (LPN) in a variety of healthcare facilities and community agency settings. I have a passion for nursing and educating future healthcare workers.

Ranu D – Early Childhood Education (ECE)

I have been teaching for 4 years and have over 15 years of experience as an early childhood educator. I am a certified early childhood educator and have training as a human services worker and child and youth care worker. I have worked with both the Ministry of Children and Families and PacificCare.

Rina P – Health Care Assistant (HCA)

I have been a nurse for 16 years and have a background in acute care, complex care, and maternity. With experience instructing both practical nurses and health care assistants and a passion for communication, I love encouraging students in the Health Care Assistant program to do best practices in their field.

Yenitsy M – Early Childhood Education (ECE)

After completing my Master’s Degree in Community Development, I immigrated to Canada from Cuba 7 years ago. I have 15 years of experience as a professor and instructor and 5 years working in early childhood education settings.

Tyler F – Business

I graduated from Sprott Shaw in 2016 with a diploma in Business Administration Management. I am currently working as an Employment Services Specialists and Business Instructor and have been doing so since January 2017. You can likely find me around the building assisting students with a wide variety of questions, including technical support.

Nancy N – Community Support Worker – Social Services (CSWSS)

I studied social work and counselling at a university in Regina and am a certified Life Skills Instructor. I have been the Community Support – Social Service Worker Instructor at Sprott Shaw for the past 4 years. I firmly believe that strengthening our communities and addressing and destigmatizing mental health is crucial to a functional society.

Administration

Business

Child & Family

Nursing & Health Care

* not all campuses offer all programs.

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