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Welcome to Orca Institute™

Orca Institute™ offers education in the fields of health, wellness, and human services. We are designated through the Private Training Institutions Branch of British Columbia and we hold British Columbia Education Quality Assurance (EQA) Designation. EQA provides one standard provincial seal that can be recognized globally as a symbol of quality education and consumer protection.

Orca Institute™ was founded in January of 1986 and has been providing education and training to dedicated students in British Columbia for 34 years. Our team and our instructors are highly qualified, and we uphold the highest standards of professionalism in the education and training sphere.

Our programs

Counselling Hypnotherapy Certification Program

Program ID:4221

Counselling Hypnotherapy Diploma Program

We have been training and certifying hypnotherapy students since 1986, and offer comprehensive courses which represent the cutting edge in the field of Counselling Hypnotherapy.

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Program ID:4286

Advanced Counselling Skills

ACCT (Association of Co-operative Counselling Therapists) has added specific courses to their existing academic requirements for membership in their association. Accordingly, Orca...

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Program ID:5421

Fitness Leadership Diploma Program

With millions of people eager to lose weight and get in shape, personal training is one of the fastest growing careers in the health and fitness industry today. At one…

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Program ID:2462

Applied Nutrition Science Program

The Applied Nutrition Science Program at Orca Institute is an intensive 4-month program designed to prepare students for the nutrition industry. Students will not only become experts on food and…

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Program ID:8643

Social Service Worker Diploma Program

The Social Service Worker Diploma Program at Orca Institute is a comprehensive 600 hour, 6.5-month program focusing on experiential learning inside the classroom and includes a supervised practicum in the…

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Program ID:3451

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Orca Institute objective is to provide students with the vocabulary, grammatical structure and practice in the areas of reading, speaking, writing and listening skills. The training will enable the students…

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E.M. Smith, R.S.W., R.H.

“This comprehensive hypnotherapy course has enhanced my work with people in distress and pain. I have no hesitation in recommending The Orca Institute.”

A. Hoffer, M.D., PhD

“In my opinion, the hypnotherapy course material is excellent, well-organized, comprehensive, and covers the field very well.”

Serge King, PhD. Author

“It is without question that mastery of this hypnotherapy course material would enable a person to perform high-quality work.”

Zoltan P. Rona, M.D., M.Sc.

“In the medical field few of my colleagues receive such well-organized and comprehensive training in the field of hypnotherapy medical doctors and psychologists would be well served by the certification offered by Orca.”

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