Camosun offers two delivery modes to meet the needs of international clients: in Canada, on one of our campuses in Victoria, or on-site at the partner’s location. We work with local and global partners to build our clients’ capacity in Competency-Based Education and Training (CBET), focusing on Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET).
Where we work
Camosun International manages short-term customized programs to multi-year projects. We are active in a number of countries, including:
Seneca College and Camosun are the Aga Khan Foundation Canada’s technical partners for the Aswan Skills Development Program (ASDP) in Egypt. Key stakeholders and funders include the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN Egypt), Egypt’s Ministry of Manpower and Immigration, and Global Affairs Canada. As part of the ASDP, Camosun is: advising AKDN Egypt on TVET equipment and classroom tools; training electrical instructors in competency-based education; and developing electrical training modules, including specialty components to meet the needs of the burgeoning solar energy industry in southern Egypt.
Camosun is working with the World University Service of Canada (WUSC) and Canadian Leaders in International Consulting Inc. (CLIC) on a new initiative aimed at improving women's economic empowerment in Jordan. With the support of Global Affairs Canada, “Women’s Economic Linkages and Employment Development (WE LEAD),” will help remove the barriers that prevent women from accessing fulfilling careers in Jordan’s growing healthcare sector. Camosun, a member of WUSC's Canadian post-secondary education network, will help develop relevant and gender-sensitive training curriculum. View the press release
Camosun is collaborating with College of the Rockies to train teachers at Lodwar Vocational Training Centre in Electrical, Plumbing and instructional techniques. This initiative is funded by the Lundin Foundation.
Camosun is working alongside Seneca College and the Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland to provide leadership training to a number of institutions aiming to improve their management of vocational education. This is a three-year program funded by Global Affairs Canada through Colleges and Institutes Canada.
Camosun is working with Arusha Technical College to develop a gas transmission technician diploma to meet the pipefitting needs of industry. Improving Skills Training for Employment Program (ISTEP) is a three-year partnership funded by Global Affairs Canada through Colleges and Institutes Canada. Camosun is also partnered with College of the Rockies to support their TVET leadership and heavy duty mechanical work with Mwanza Regional Vocational Training and Service Centre.
We also host several groups of students and professionals from countries such as Turkey, Japan and China for short-term customized English training.
We provide practical, applied learning experiences which can be designed for particular areas of interest such as business communications, hospitality, outdoor adventures, or healthcare.