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Brighton College offers students the opportunity to develop professional skills that are recognized and needed in the workplace. Our students come from a variety of backgrounds and bring with them a wealth of multicultural experience. There are over 40 programs to choose from at our three campus locations in Vancouver, Burnaby and Surrey.

Brighton College is an accredited institution of PCTIA (Private Career Training Institutions Agency) and has also earned BC EQA (British Columbia Education Quality Assurance) designation, assuring all our programs and instruction meet standards of quality.
PCTIA establishes basic education standards for registered institutions and provides consumer protection to the students and prospective students of registered institutions.
BC’s EQA Designation is Canada’s first and only provincial brand of quality for post-secondary education. EQA provides one standard provincial seal that can be recognized globally as a symbol of quality education and consumer protection.

Brighton College’s programs are also developed with accreditations and partnerships with:

Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) – Certified Partner
FITT develops international business programs, sets competency standards, and designs the certification and accreditation programs for the Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) designation.
Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA) – Certified Partner
The Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association provides you with the opportunity to rank yourself as a true professional in the international trade industry.
Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia (ASTTBC) – Program Accreditation
Technologists, technicians and technical specialists achieve professional recognition through the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC (ASTTBC).
Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) – Certified Partner
The CPA’s Certification Programs offer individuals interested in beginning a career in payroll the professional certifications that can help them succeed in today’s competitive business environment.
American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) – Academic Partner
The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) was founded in 1953 to provide working hospitality professionals with education and training. AHLEI continues to meet the needs of the industry with a variety of hospitality solutions, including online learning, professional certification, and resources for high schools, colleges, and workforce agencies.
Sage 50 Accounting (formerly Simply Accounting) is easy-to-use accounting and business management software that provides you with the tools you need to manage your financial transactions and to streamline your business tasks. Sage 300 ERP (formerly Sage ERP Accpac) is a comprehensive business management solution designed to keep your total cost of ownership low by supporting multiple technologies, databases, and operating systems.
  BC Career Colleges Association (BCCCA)
The BC Career Colleges Association was established in 1977 to promote and support post secondary schools, stakeholders, students and all interested parties involved in private post-secondary education and training in BC.

Brighton College also delivers training in the following recognized applications:

Google Adwords –  Recognized Certification
A globally recognized stamp of approval which showcases knowledge of the latest AdWords tools and best practice techniques and enables you to effectively manage AdWords campaigns.


This software allows designers, drafters and engineers to create 3D CAD models. With the Autodesk Design suite drafters can fully explore their designs prior to the actual build process taking place. 

Why Brighton College?

  • Hands-on training opportunities
  • 100% practicum/co-op placement rate
  • Small, instructor led classes
  • Flexible scheduling and immediate start dates
  • Ongoing job search and career development assistance
  • Cutting-edge learning resources and up-to-date technology

Our Career-Focused Approach

At Brighton College, education goes far beyond the walls of the classroom. We believe that learning comes from doing; most of our programs involve a practicum or co-op component that gives students an opportunity to put their academic skills to the test in a real-world environment.

Nearing graduation, we provide ongoing career assistance to students through our Career Development Services department that offers informational career resources and one-on-one assistance in developing job search strategies and connecting students with a large network of potential employers that will help jump start their careers.

Students also have access to the Brighton College Career Centre (BCCC) which assists students with job seeking by displaying unique job postings by Brighton College and combining a large number of online career search engines that share job postings, practicum postings and even volunteer postings.