Western Community College is proud to be a CompTIA Authorized Academy Partner. This program provides valuable tools and resources which help WCC to train, certify, and upgrade the skills of our students in IT. CompTIA’s Academy program is designed to encourage certification and to improve career opportunities for students.
At WCC, you will be trained for your certification exam by knowledgeable instructors who provided personalized instruction and deliver the subject matter in a professional, through manner with accredited materials and procedures. Through the CompTIA Authorized Partner Program, our quality instructors have been reviewed and approved by CompTIA to ensure that they deliver the finest exam preparation possible.
As a Microsoft Imagine Academy Program Member, we employ a global learning solution and high-caliber training programs for Microsoft technologies, to help students reach their potential, academically and in their careers. The program provides access to Microsoft software licenses, E-Learning opportunities, official Microsoft course materials, and recognized certifications. The program connects education with real-world applications, giving students the necessary IT skills success in post-secondary courses and in today’s technology-based job market.
Microsoft Imagine provides professional developer tools, software, and services to our faculty and students with low-cost subscription options from Microsoft, so they have access to the latest technologies and cloud services.
Microsoft Imagine software allows for students taking at least one credit course offered by a WCC member department to install the software on their personal devices for use in their coursework as well as their personal development projects. Special member licensing rights also allow a WCC department to install Microsoft Imagine software and services on our departmental lab machines for instruction and research.
The VMware IT Academy program creates a collaborative relationship between VMWare and Academic institutions, such as WCC. Through this program, students acquire training and certifications on VMWare technologies,with high-quality educational content, and experience using with VMware technologies which are used by 97 percent of the Fortune Global 500 companies and over 500,000+ customers. Students with VMware training and certifications may be better positioned for higher-paying IT jobs and employment by firms seeking workers skilled in virtualization and cloud computing.
Students completing the Diploma in Hospitality Management program at western community college Who achieve the required academic standing and meet The required criteria will be eligible for admission to Vancouver community college with full block Transfer in the bachelor of hospitality degree.
Western Community College offers unique diploma and certificate programs in various professional fields, including Health Care, Business, Accounting, Pharmacy and IT. Their career-based programs prepare the graduates for the job market as well as for further education. We have partnered with Yorkville University to paves a pathway for the students who wish to pursue their career in Accounting field. The graduates of the Advanced Accounting Diploma program at Western Community College get transfer credits towards the BBA program at Yorkville University, BC Campus. Students completing the diploma program at WCC who achieve the required academic standing may enroll into the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with one of the four specializations (Accounting, Supply Chain Management, Project Management, Energy Management) program and receive advanced standing.