Want to LIVE, LEARN and PLAY in one of the most inspiring and desirable destinations on Earth? Whistler Adventure School is the one you’re looking for!
WAS is located in the number one ski resort in North America and it offers the best in education. Our faculty are experts in their fields who teach lively, interactive and engaging sessions that give you the tools to be successful in the workplace. The programs and courses are taught at the highest level in an environment suited to bring out the best in our students.
Whistler Adventure School students learn in fully equipped media labs, production facilities or in the mountains of the Sea-to-Sky corridor. Our new Apple media lab features the latest editing software for full production opportunities. WAS has a Ski & Snowboard production facility, Bike mechanic and Boot technician lab as well as a digital classroom.
Marketing & Media Manager
Program Hours: 472.5 (Full Time)
Length of Study: 8-12 months
Application Fee: $125
Tuition cost: $14,000 (each individual course costs $1750)
Additional Cost: Equipment Rent Fee $25/week or students can bring their own
The WAS Marketing and Media Manager program consists of eight (8) courses which serve as the foundational skills a student will need to be successful. The program combines seven classroom based courses with a final 157.5 hour work co-operative course allowing students to put their newly learned skills to work in a “real world” situation. Students must complete all 8 courses to graduate.
1) Photography (45 Hours)
2) Photo Editing (45 Hours)
3) Videography (45 Hours)
4) Video Editing (45 Hours)
5) Event Planning (45 Hours)
6) Internet Marketing and Social Media (45 Hours)
7) Marketing Strategy (45 Hours)
8) Co-op Work Experience (WAS places the students with employer; students must have a co-op work permit – 157.5 Hours)
- Minimum of 18 years old at start of program
- Copy of picture ID/passport with date of birth & address
- Copy of applicant’s Certificate and Resume
- Proficiency in English
- June 2016 (Graduation: May 2017)
- October 2016 (Graduation: September 2017)
Length of Stay
Students should expect to spend approximately one year in Whistler to complete the program. Students with a
shorter time frame could potentially complete the program in eight months if scheduling allows.
WAS will provide shared housing to enrolled students at approximately $825 per month. (Includes utilities).
Students are required to complete the housing application on the WAS website.
Living in Whistler can be expensive, expect to spend $600 -$1000 per month on food, travel, entertainment and
bills. Expect to spend more if you purchase additional sports equipment.
A standard Study Permit allows work off campus up to 20 hours per week during regular academic
sessions and work full-time during scheduled breaks. Students will need a Canadian Social Insurance Number (SIN) before applying for jobs.
Location: All courses are available in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
For more information contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or WhatsApp! (ID: 1 604 618 5877)