The NorQuest College Centres transform communities and organizations through customized, innovative and practical training grounded in evidence-based applied research. We build strong collaborative partnerships with clients and stakeholders, and provide workforce relevant services and resources back to our partners, communities, and business and industry.
Our Centres provide two types of services:
Customized training solutions
The Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation Hospitality Institute will answer the demand for skilled workers trained in world-class hospitality and customer-service skills. The institute will develop and deliver a comprehensive suite of hospitality-industry training programs in a broad range of disciplines needed for employment. Each year, hundreds of students will gain the skills and training needed for bright career futures with hospitality employers throughout the region.
The Hospitality Institute's programming is designed for individuals who would like to pursue a career in the thriving hospitality industry and for employers who want their employees equipped with world-class customer service skills.
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The Alberta Aboriginal Construction Career Centres (AACCC) is a unique service designed to connect prospective Aboriginal workers with employers recruiting for construction related careers. It is a partnership with NorQuest College, Bow Valley College, the Government of Alberta, First Nation communities, and industry organizations.
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Centre for Intercultural Education
The Centre for Intercultural Education provides research and training to the public and industry sectors focused on integrated intercultural solutions. Our innovative approach integrates intercultural and language training to build community and organizational capacity through changed behaviours and expanded worldviews. We generate realistic solutions that improve the effectiveness and quality of businesses, industry, and communities.
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Landmark Group Centre for Value Improvement
The Landmark Group Centre for Value Improvement is the cornerstone for the development and delivery of value improvement contract services, continuing education programming, credit programs and applied research activity. It builds on the success of and coordinates NorQuest’s own internal value improvement projects.
The Centre enables the College to share research, ideas and knowledge to help other organizations benefit from our process improvement expertise. It integrates NorQuest’s successful work with Lean business practices in the print media industry, and broadens it to include industry sectors such as health care and manufacturing, as well as the public and service sectors.
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