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Why ACC?

Our programs

electrician student in action inside LECTTOur name says it all—we're a community. Small class sizes make it easy for you to meet new friends and for your instructors to get to know you personally. Find your way forward at Assiniboine Community College. We have more than 40 diploma and certificate programs across a range of disciplines including food and hospitality, business, agriculture and the environment, health and human services, trades and technology. We also provide apprenticeship programming in a variety of skilled trade disciplines. Each embodies our philosophy of hands-on education supported by classroom learning.

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An exceptional student experience

ACC combines classroom theory with hands-on learning, giving our students a comprehensive educational experience. Whether it’s building houses, running daily broadcast news shows, charting a patient, analyzing soil and water quality, developing computer networks, repairing an engine or managing a five-star restaurant, our programs are designed to connect you with industries and communities for real world experience and networking.

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

We're proud of our grads—96% of grads seeking work have found employment. The majority of our programs include a cooperative work placement or a work practicum as part of the curriculum, so you get experience in your field before graduation. It's predicted that 63% of the job openings in Manitoba are between now 2020 will require some post-secondary education or training—we'll get you career ready!

 

culinary arts student in MICA kitchen

We put your learning to work

Our instructors are experts in their fields, ensuring our students learn current and relevant skills needed to fill labour force demands. Projects, conferences, work placements and practicums give our students a head start in finding meaningful and interesting careers.

 

 

 

 

We know your name

Network Administration Technology students and instructor inside classroom.We hear time and again from our students: ACC instructors care! With small class sizes, our instructors become connected to their students, often providing extra support outside of the classroom.

Our team of professionals includes student advisors who are trained to help you succeed and achieve your learning outcomes. They work together with instructors to provide academic, social and personal supports for all students 

Our first-year orientation event is just the beginning of the many events we host throughout the year, providing opportunities to meet other students and share in the college comradery – and your family will always be welcome!

 

Our facilities

Our campuses across southern Manitoba include the beautiful Manitoba Institute of Culinary Arts (MICA), home to our Culinary Arts, Hotel & Restaurant Management and Horticultural Production programs. This renovated heritage building dating back to 1923 includes a state-of-the-art kitchen and the Manitoba Canola Growers Culinary Theatre.

Manitoba Institute of Culinary ArtsAgribusiness, Culinary Arts, Environmental Technologies and Horticultural Production students benefit from our 3,300 square foot greenhouse which brings together three different solar powered, energy efficient grow solutions alongside a 3.2 acre grow plot and teaching orchard.

The Len Evans Centre for Trades and Technology (LECTT) offers 130,000 square feet of shops, labs, classrooms and offices. The building provides a modern, integrated, open concept environment for more than 800 students every year from eight different construction and mechanical trades programs.

Located in Dauphin, Manitoba our Parkland campus underwent $3.5 million in upgrades allowing the college to increase quality training in Business Administration, Carpentry and Woodworking, Comprehensive Health Care Aide, Early Childhood Education and Mature Student High School diploma programs. Students are able to take advantage of educational opportunities in the region within a community setting. On-site child care is also available for those students with children.