The Marconi Campus plays an integral role in the local community. Centrally located on the Sydney-Glace Bay Highway, the campus provides relevant training to meet community needs. The Marconi Campus offers programs in the following areas: Academic Upgrading, Business, Information Technology and Applied Arts, Construction and Related, Electrical and Electronics, Health and Human Services, Industrial Trades and Technologies, including training for the petroleum industry and, Apprenticeship Training.
The Marconi Campus was named in recognition of the pioneering work in wireless technology conducted by Guglielmo Marconi in Glace Bay and surrounding areas in the early 1900s. The name reflects the Collegeís mission to provide high level training and to utilize the latest technology in delivering full-time, part-time, extension and customized training programs and courses.
In addition to its full-time core programs, the campus provided customized training which may be sponsored by individuals, private industry or public organizations. The Marconi Campus has full internet access, electronics lab facilities that are state-of-the-art, up-to-date computer labs and, a newly established Petroleum Institute. Due to the design of the Campus and available amenities, the Marconi Campus is the host of a variety of community events. In addition, the Campus is home to awareness and service centres for the disabled community.
Nova Scotia Community College, Marconi Campus
P.O. Box 1042, 1240 Grand Lake Road
Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 6J7
Telephone: (902) 563-2450
Fax: (902) 563-3440
Grand Opening of Phase I of newly established Petroleum Institute including high tech equipment and industry driven programs
Introducing new, contemporary programming in Information Technology, Business Administration, and Architectural Drafting
Responding to information needs of the disabled community with a newly created Disability Awareness Centre. A centralization of disabilities related resources including a networking system to connect agencies and personnel.
The new home of Adapt Tech; a technology resource centre for persons with disabilities wishing to access training or employment
2001 Graphic Design Student finalist in National Packaging Competition
Student participation in Skills Canada Competition
STAR Program is in place assisting students making the transition to college; offering Portfolio Development, Job Readiness, Study Skills, Time Management Workshops, and Making Employer Contacts
College Prep Agreement (MOU) signed with Cape Breton Victoria Regional School Board
Peer tutoring program in place
On-campus employment opportunities
Weekend and evening access to computer labs with lab monitors in place