Education and Training in Quinte: Want to know why the Bay of Quinte labour force has such high levels of education, experience and training? All ages and abilities can easily access every level of school, in English and French.
- Tertiary Education: College and University
- Adult and Continuing Education Centres specifically focused on business
- Selection of private, public French and English primary and secondary institutions.
And thanks to the 400+ industries operating in the Bay of Quinte region, there are many places to get work experience.
Colleges, Universities Nearby
Loyalist College and the Loyalist Training and Knowledge Centre offer diplomas and certificates in practical skills to better serve businesses. A close connection with QEDC allows these institutions to respond to the needs of the local business community for specialized, results-based training in e-commerce, manufacturing, telecommunications and personal development.
Loyalist College offers biofood, laboratory and manufacturing programs through a partnership with Guelph University’s Food Technology Centre.
The Ontario East Food Study said Loyalist has the “most relevant food training curriculum in Ontario.”
Within an hour’s drive, reach UOIT’s Automotive Centre of Excellence – a particular benefit to auto parts manufacturers looking to capitalize on Canada’s Research and Development Grants for innovation. Neighbouring Universities Trent, Queen’s, UOIT and RMC are also responsible for supplying highly skilled employees to the Bay of Quinte Region.
And still, The Belleville Academy of Learning and Maxwell College (private post-secondary career colleges) offer unique computer and business training, specializing in computer applications, information technology, business skills and healthcare training.
French and English: Primary and Secondary Schools for Your Children In the Bay of Quinte
The six different school boards in the Bay of Quinte (two French) each have a collection of schools throughout the region. There are also three private schools, notably, CAIS secondary school Albert College, in Belleville.
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