Careers in administration are diverse and vary from industry to industry. Sprott Shaw College’s Administration programs equip students with the skills and competence to become astute professionals in a variety of administration-based careers. Practicum and field opportunities are available for many of our programs, allowing students to gain first-hand experience and knowledge before even graduating. Graduates from our programs can pursue in-demand career paths as executive office administrators, legal administrators, medical office administrators, paralegals, health unit clerks, veterinary assistants, and more.

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The business industry is competitive, so competitive skills are needed to succeed. For over a century, Sprott Shaw College has been distinctly recognized for our experience in educating and training students through our extensive Business programs. Our comprehensive programs help our students to develop the skills and expertise to independently conceive strategic business plans, manage project plans, and communicate effectively in business settings. Through our Business programs, students can pursue careers in business management, global marketing, international trade and business management, sales and digital marketing, payroll and bookkeeping, tourism and hospitality, and more.

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Sprott Shaw is a provincial leader in early childhood, special education, counselling, and community support training. Our interactive and hands-on Child, Family, and Community Support programs prepare students to work with and support young children, families, and vulnerable groups. Many of our programs include practicum opportunities and interactive learning so students can develop first-hand experience of the field before even graduating. Graduates from our programs can pursue careers as early childhood educators, community support workers, education assistants, mental health and addictions care workers, and more.

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Workers in the healthcare industry are greatly in demand. For those with a desire to help others and make the world a better place, Sprott Shaw College can train you with the skills to change lives. We have a variety of healthcare programs including Practical Nursing, Dental Assistant, Health Care Assistant, Health Unit Clerk, Pharmacy Assistant, and more. Many of our programs include co-op and practicum opportunities with health authorities across British Columbia so you can gain relevant hands-on experience before even graduating. As one of the largest practical nursing training institutions in British Columbia, our Practical Nursing program sets the stage for you to become a Licensed Practical Nurse.

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Trades & Design

Careers in trades and design are booming. Sprott Shaw College’s Trades programs provide students with tactical hands-on training to become certified electrical apprentices. Our curriculums are strategically planned to help our students build a strong foundational combination of knowledge and skills. Many of our programs include co-op, lab, and fieldwork opportunities so students can gain relevant hands-on experience before even graduating. Graduates of our programs can pursue careers in electrical construction, commercial electricity, marine electricity, computer-aided design technology, and more.

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Online Programs

Online learning refers to the program, or part of it, being delivered remotely i.e., the student joins the class via the internet. Our online delivery programs are designed with student success in mind. Most of our online programs are not self-paced, this provides a similar level of support and interaction with your instructor and fellow students as you would have in an on-campus program—with the convenience of being at home! Many of our programs also have an hybrid option, meaning both and online classes as well as on-campus classes. With student success our priority, our curriculum designers keep some classes on-campus when in-person learning is determined to be the best format and environment for you to develop important skills.

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