Whatcom Community College creates real value for our community. We develop a skilled workforce, provide employee training for upgrading skills, and employ almost 500 faculty and staff. We invest in quality construction projects on campus that provide local jobs, and build our local and regional economy through dynamic partnerships. Education is a positive and shared value that lifts up our entire community.
Pathways to Key Sectors
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We partner with local employers, especially those who need to enhance their employees’ skills. This includes customized training, continuing education classes, and adult basic education. We also offer internships and service learning options with local business partners. Our professional technical advisory committees ensure our curriculum and skills stay relevant.
WCC is a major employer in Whatcom County, supporting more than 470 employees. We also connect students to local employers. The College invests in construction projects that contribute to the prosperity we provide to our community.
We welcome the community to the many events we hold throughout the year on our spacious campus. We also are an ideal location for your next meeting or event. With easy parking, and a professional team, we help you plan for success. Come visit us soon!
WCC works with local employers to develop a highly skilled workforce for Whatcom County and beyond. We offer options for new and returning students to begin or retrain for their ideal career. From short-term certificates to a new four-year BAS degree, WCC has something for you.
Our partners support student learning and success in several significant ways, including donations of equipment, tools, and financial resources to build robust programs. Learn more about how you might be able to help by contacting the WCC Foundation.