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  • About Us

    First College is a privately owned Canadian college with campuses located in Kelowna and West Kelowna, British Columbia. The College is Certified and Designated by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) branch of the BC government Ministry of Advanced Education. Certification by PTIB assures clients that First College delivers education and training programs that meet and exceed high quality educational standards and student protection.


    All staff and faculty members strive to maintain the professionalism and standards to ensure the quality of education. For real learning, real experience and real results, First College is the premiere choice. Life, career, success is awaiting you.

    Timothy Yang


    Email: timothy.yang@firstcollege.ca


    Since its creation, First College has helped hundreds of students from the Okanagan Valley achieve their training and career goals. We recognize that for our students, this is a once in a lifetime experience and we are fortunate to play a pivotal role in each personal story created in our classrooms.

    Cindy Maki

    Student Service Coordinator

    Email: cindy.maki@firstcollege.ca


    “The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice”.

    First College offers a first class learning experience for our students and supports for student success.

    Megann Robb

    Marketing Analyst​

    Email: megann.robb@firstcollege.ca


    First College supports the growth of development of our students in both a professional setting as well as personally. It is an absolute honour to be part of the First College family and watch our students become successful in multiple faucets of their lives.

    Jenny Tucker

    LPN, Faculty of Health Coordinator & Senior Educational Administrator (SEA)

    Email: jenny.tucker@firstcollege.ca


    Growing up I always wanted to be a nurse and I am dedicated to helping our students reach their dream in the health industry as well.

    Denise Bryson​

    Licensed Practical Nurse, Faculty of Health Instructor

    Email: denise.bryson@firstcollege.ca


    "To educate the mind you must also educate the heart" ... as instructors we have a passion for teaching healthcare.

    Patricia L. Kerwin

    Registered Nurse, Faculty of Health Instructor

    Email: pat.kerwin@firstcollege.ca


    As a life long learner, I love the educational opportunities the health industry has to offer. As an instructor, I enjoy teaching the science and art of caring.

    Sherry Bragg

    Faculty of Health Community Support Worker (CSW) Diploma Program Consultant

    Email: sherry.bragg@firstcollege.ca


    "Knowledge is Power; Information is Liberating; Education is the premise of Progress; in every society."

    Our Vision is to be a distinctly Innovative Institution of Higher Education, dedicated to Excellence, providing opportunities and experiences that enable individuals, communities, and the region to grow, thrive, and prosper.

    Judy Magahay​

    Faculty of Language & Literacy Education Instructor​

    Email: judy.magahay@firstcollege.ca


    First College is a top-notch learning institution where international students can build upon their English language and intercultural skills. I look forward to helping students on this worthwhile journey!

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