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Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology
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Tuition: $5,000  Students: 800
130 Henlow Bay
Winnipeg, MB      R3Y 1G4

Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology

Winnipeg Technical College, previously named South Winnipeg Technical Vocational Centre, was created in response to St. Vital, Assiniboine South and Fort Garry School Divisions need for a technical training and suitable facility in the south of Winnipeg. The vision of the College is to “be recognized as the preferred choice of individuals seeking technical career education in Manitoba,” and its mission is to provide quality career focused, skills based, technical education to secondary and post-secondary learners to enhance their role as productive and responsible members of society.” It recognizes the importance of individuals, ... ... continued below

About Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology

... competency-based instruction which responds to the changing needs of the learners and the community; person’s right to work and contribute to a positive work environment; person’s right to be trained; right employment of available resources; and community participation in students’ activities and programs. Since its first class commencement in 1985, the number of programs have grown to accommodate around 2,000 full-time students.

Campus: Facilities, Residence and Location

The College has two campuses: Henlow Campus and Pembina Campus. WTC specializes in career and technical training programs. Students have the option of interrupting their studies any time without losing their credits.

Student Services and Student Life

Winnipeg Technical College offers student services which include: Student Advisors, Learning Skills, Peer Tutor, and Special Education. Student Advisor services assist students in meeting educational goals and provide information on post-secondary education and training opportunities. Information and Referral services provide information on various types of student financial assistance and refer students to various community resources and government agencies. Personal Counselling assist students in dealing with personal issues which may affect their progress, attendance and personal life.

Academic Programs

Winnipeg Technical College offers programs in its two campuses: HENLOW CAMPUS (Auto Mechanics, Carpentry, Culinary Arts & Design, Electrical Applications, Hairstyling, Industrial Electronics, Industrial Mechanic/Millwright, Industrial Welding, Internet Specialist, Microcomputer Systems Technician, Motosport Technician, Network Support Technician, Production Art, Technical Drafting, and Web Design) and PEMBINA CAMPUS (Business Administrative Assistant, Medical Administrative Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, and Rehabilitation Assistant).

Scholarships and Financial Aid

The College does not offer financial assistance to students. Information about student financial assistance is available through the Manitoba Student Financial Assistance Branch.

Winnipeg Information

Winnipeg is the largest city and capital of the Canadian province of Manitoba. Winnipeg is located at the eastern edge of the prairie region of Western Canada, and, due to this, plays a prominent role in transportation, finance, manufacturing, agriculture and education. Winnipeg also lies in close proximity to hundreds of lakes, including Lake Winnipeg, Canada's fifth largest lake and the world's eleventh largest.

Winnipeg is the sunshine capital of Canada, with over 2300 hours of sun annually. Winnipeg has the second clearest skies year-round and is the second sunniest city in Canada in the winter.

Winnipeg is well known across the prairies for its arts and culture. The isolation of the city led to the development of many homegrown cultural institutions in theatre, music and dance. As the city developed, it became one of the main stops in Canada for artists as they travelled across Canada. It remains one of the top destinations today.


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