West Island Career Centre
About the Centre
West Island Career Centre (WICC) is nestled in the heart of the City of Pierrefonds. The centre offers students educational opportunities in the fields of automobile mechanics, business, and health.
When signing up for a program at WICC, you will join a tight knit community of learners who learn together to reach success. Your daily interactions with fellow classmates and a knowledgeable team of teachers will ensure that you enjoy a rich experience. While taking our programs, not only will you receive the skills necessary to enter the workplace, but you will also make lifelong friends along the way.
WICC programs are taught by teachers who have worked in industry prior to joining the teaching staff. In addition, all laboratories are equipped with the latest equipment used in your field of study. The programs are a mix of theory and practical studies, allowing you to put into practice in the laboratory what you have just learned in the classroom. This teaching approach is designed to help you succeed.
West Island Career Centre is easily reached by car or public transit. The neighbourhood around West Island Career Centre is graced with many large parks including the George Springate Park and Sports Centre, as well as a community library.
There are a number of community resources near West Island Career Centre including Fairview Shopping Centre, a variety of grocery stores, and a CLSC within walking distance from the school. Students have access to cafeteria services that provide snacks and meals. The centre grounds offer green space where students can relax on picnic benches and enjoy the beautiful outdoors.
“The program is fun and interactive which really helps students such as me to be motivated in class. It’s amazing how classes can become like one big, happy family.”
“The best is the teamwork experience. It’s wonderful how staying in the same group throughout the program, we all became a great group of friends – quick to help one another.”
“Wherever I look for work, they ask me for Canadian experience and bilingualism. In my experience at WICC the teachers have been very patient and comprehensive and the program is doable for me as an immigrant. I tell my friends that learning here is rewarding.”
“The best is working in the lab and getting hands-on experience with my classmates.”