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Premier invests in skills training at NWCC -

TERRACE Premier Christy Clark has announced a $465,000 investment for training opportunities in Northwest B.C. through Northwest Community College. The most positive thing we can do to ensure continued prosperity in the Northwest is to make sure our training opportunities match industry needs, Premier Clark said. Im delighted that this investment in regionally targeted skills training will help strengthen those linkages and give students and...

Skills Canada BC connects industry, students through trades competitions -

Terrace On Friday, March 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Northwest Community Colleges Terrace Campus will host the Skills Canada BC regional competition, exposing students and spectators to the finest in skilled trades talent the region has to offer. This is a big event for us in Terrace, says NWCC Trades Chair Brian Badge, We get to expose our students to trades and see their creative thinking. But more importantly for our region, young people are...

Seabridge Gold contributes $100,000 towards trades training in northwestern British Columbia -

Seabridge Gold Inc. News Release VANCOUVER, Feb. 4, 2013 Seabridge Gold Inc. is proud to announce a $100,000 donation to Northwest Community College (NWCC). This contribution will assist in delivery of trades training to northwestern British Columbia, in which Seabridges proposed KSM project is located. Seabridge presented the cheque to Northwest Community College at a reception held at the Association for Mineral Exploration British...

NWCC partnership supports environmental training for high school and adult learners in Northwestern British Columbia -

Vancouver Northwest Community College School of Exploration and Mining (NWCC SEM) is entering into a $34,000 agreement with the B.C. Mining HR Taskforce and School District 54 to deliver environmental monitoring training to people interested in working in the minerals industry in the region, responding to the premiers call for more training to support a growing economy in the north. The program, targeting 50 percent First Nations learners,...

Coastal Pathways Partnership -

Coastal Pathways Partnership illustrates value of industry collaboration benefiting communities Northwest Community College, Ridley Terminals Inc. and School District No. 52 to deliver training Prince Rupert Today representatives from Ridley Terminals Inc., School District No. 52 and Northwest Community College (NWCC) signed a partnership agreement aimed at providing skills training initiatives and projects that benefit the Northern Coastal...

Northern Post-secondary Council -

Northern Post-secondary Council University of Northern British Columbia, College of New Caledonia, Northwest Community College and Northern Lights College Collaborating for success in Northern B.C. Prince George Today four post-secondary institutions in Northern B.C. in partnership with the Province of British Columbias Ministry of Advanced Education, Innovation and Technology reaffirmed their commitment of working together to provide access...

New equipment for skills training in the Northwest -

Ministry of Advanced Education, Innovation and Technology TERRACE Students at Northwest Community College training to work as heavy duty equipment technicians, welders, electricians, carpenters, millwrights and in other skilled jobs will be learning on the very latest equipment, thanks to $3 million from the government of British Columbia. The funding is part of $17 million announced in September for public post-secondary institutions around...

Freda Diesing School receives $300,000 from Margaret A. Cargill Foundation to support First Nations art education at Northwest Community College -

TERRACE- Today Northwest Community College announced a $300,000 grant from the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation aimed at supporting the Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art. It is very exciting for the school to be recognized for continuing the legacy of Freda Diesing, says program coordinator and instructor Stan Bevan. The schools goal is to support the vision, develop and set standards in First Nation fine arts across Northern B.C. and...

Northwest Community College celebrates graduates and renews School of Exploration and Mining agreement with Smithers Exploration Group -

SMITHERS- The School of Exploration and Mining at Northwest Community College (NWCC) today renewed an agreement with founding partner Smithers Exploration Group (SEG) and is celebrating a fresh class of 35 graduates from the schools Workforce Exploration Skills Training (WEST) program, and the B.C. Aboriginal Mine Training Associations Environmental Monitoring Program which prepare students for jobs in the minerals industry. This agreement...

Northwest Community College announces new leadership roles -

TERRACE- After a period of restructuring that included difficult and regrettable cuts across the institution, Northwest Community College is now embarking on a period of renewal with the goal of becoming the regions first choice for post-secondary education. I think we have come through a difficult time, says Dr. Denise Henning, president of the college. We are a family that had to make some tough choices, but the future is looking bright as...

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