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Western College

128 Carolina Avenue

Stephenville, NL  A2N 2S5

Tel: (709) 643-6444  Fax (709) 643-6083

Adult Learning Center

70 Main Street

Stephenville, NL  A2N 1J4

Tel: (709) 643-6444  Fax (709) 643-6467

Message from Ian Stokes, Director of Campus Operations

Welcome to Western College, proudly located in the scenic Town of Stephenville; we are one of the largest independent career colleges in western Newfoundland.

Students will find our unique modular system of training, not only encourages

learning for the adult learner, but also enhances it.   Students study one module at a

time, focusing on core subject material.  We are very proud of our student-teacher

ratio; at Western College you are more than just a number!

Working closely with industry partners, the college has positioned itself to quickly

and efficiently meet industry demands. We are very proud of our training partnerships with the Canadian Payroll Association and Microsoft. As a Microsoft IT Academy, our students have access to all of the latest software with the largest IT Company in the world.


As our curriculum is recognized by the Canadian Payroll Association, our graduates are recognized clear across Canada.

I welcome you to browse our website and, explore the multiple programs offered here at Western College!.

Ian S. Stokes, B.Voc. Ed, PCP



Western College was formed in 1993 and has been educating the Bay St. George area for more than 19 years. We are registered under Newfoundland and Labrador Private Training Institutes Act, and are affiliated with Eastern College and The Canadian Payroll Association.

Western College has on on-site testing center, and has made substantial investments in equipment so our students are trained on the most widely-used computer hardware and software packages,as well as the latest office automation equipment utilized in business, industry, and government today.

Career Services Department

The Career Services Department at Western College is available to provide individual employment counseling to current students and graduates, and to assist individuals in identifying their career goals and establishing gainful employment in their field of study.

Types of counseling offered:

Mission Statement

To provide practical, intensive, job skills training for the career success of our students; to provide a professional learning environment that is both challenging and motivating.

To care for our students in all aspects of their school life; academic, administrative, financial aid, student services, and job placement.

To create an environment conducive to the personal growth, goals, and happiness of our people who make up our corporate family and who are our most important asset.


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