Cole Rawson knew from a fairly early age that he wanted to work in the trades and technology sector. After researching his options, Rawson chose Portage College’s Power Engineering program at the Lac La Biche campus over programs in larger centres, since it was close to home and offered small class sizes.
PanGlobal awarded Wallace 2nd place nationally based on his 4th Class Power Engineering exam results
Portage College is proud to announce its continued commitment to expanding educational opportunities for high school students through its Dual Credit Programs. Dual Credit Programs offer high school students the chance to earn high school and college credits simultaneously, providing a head start on post-secondary education.
Medicine Hat College and Portage College partner to offer the one-year pre-apprenticeship welding program which provides learners everything they need to enroll as a welding apprentice.
Portage College's 3rd Class Power Engineering students achieved a 100% pass rate on their first ABSA exam in March, a regulatory body that certifies power engineers in Alberta. This is due to the hard work of students and dedication of instructors. Congrats to all!
Portage College's Paramedicine Program in Alberta, Canada has received $875,000 in funding from the Alberta Government to expand the program and increase enrollment by 24 extra seats for students in the first year. This initiative is part of the province's investment in post-secondary education and will help to train highly skilled paramedics to meet the demand in rural communities in Northern Alberta.
Cold Lake, Lac La Biche – Portage College announces the successful completion of several projects that have raised a total of an estimated $6,000 for the local communities.
Portage College held its annual Athletic Awards Night, where the college community gathered to celebrate the outstanding achievements of its student-athletes. The evening was full of excitement, glamour, and fanfare, as athletes from various sports were recognized for their exceptional performances both on and off the field.
Team Superman from Portage College emerged victorious at the Alberta Deans of Business CASE competition, taking home the Bronze medal. The competition, held at Bow Valley College, saw 12 colleges and universities from across Alberta compete for top honors.
Government of Alberta grant will increase access to Class 3 Driver Training across the region served by Portage College. The grant will support the Class 3 Driving to Work program which is geared to produce industry and employment-ready graduates by providing wrap-around supports.