Begin Your Training

Want to learn more? Every city in BC has one or more places you can get additional training for jobs or simply learn more about the BC geoscience, mineral exploration, mining, and aggregates industries.

Begin Your Training

Acquiring experience for a job comes through on-the-job training and through educational facilities. Learning programs can be in the form of degrees, diplomas, certificates and even short courses. British Columbia has twenty-five publicly funded post-secondary institutions with additional privately funded institutions. Additionally, numerous organizations give short courses (1 - 5 day courses) you can take to upgrade knowledge or learn a bit more on a topic. Online or remote learning programs are offered throughout the province providing flexibility and accessibility for students.

A list of applicable universities and insitutes are below - find one near where you live.


  • Capilano University
  • Kwantlen Polytechnic University
  • Quest University
  • Royal Roads University
  • Simon Fraser University
  • Thompson Rivers University
  • Trinity Western University
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Northern British Columbia
  • University of the Fraser Valley
  • University of Victoria
  • Vancouver Island University



  • Camosun College
  • College of New Caledonia
  • College of the Rockies
  • Columbia College
  • Douglas College
  • Langara College
  • North Island College
  • Northern Lights College
  • Northwest Community College
  • Okanagan College
  • Selkirk College
  • Sprott-Shaw Degree College
  • Vancouver Community College 



  • British Columbia Institute of Technology
  • Justice Institute of British Columbia
  • Nicola Valley Institue of Technology

If you represent one of the organizations above and would like to have a hyperlink to your website please contact us.