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Fire Service student nabs gold in national SkillsUSA competition

Fire Service student Dallin Wilson took home gold at the 2017 SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference last month. The annual event is a competitive showcase of career and technical education students, with more than...

Apprenticeships offer pathway to fulfilling career

  What salaries do apprenticeships offer? Apprenticeship wages vary by trade, but according to the Washington State Education and Research Data Center, five years after completing an apprenticeship through Bates Technical College, median salaries are...

Associated Student Government seeks leaders, plays vital role in students’ lives

Once again, election time for Bates Technical College’s Associated Student Government is upon us, so now is the time to reacquaint our student body with their ASG. Bates’ student government is unique because there is...

Bates graduate honored at Transforming Lives Award dinner

Bates Technical College Digital Media and Broadcasting and Video Production graduate Liam Murphy was honored at the Transforming Lives Award dinner in Olympia on Jan. 23. Murphy joined other nominees from the state's 34 two-year community...

Bates Technical College to hold emergency lockdown drills at each campus

Emergency lockdown exercises will help build awareness around procedures and test alert systems TACOMA, Wash. – In an effort to strengthen the college’s emergency preparedness, Bates Technical College will conduct emergency lockdown drills at its...

Associated Student Government’s Robotics Club reboots for the future

The Robotics Club at Bates Technical College rebooted during summer quarter. Headed by the students in the Electronic Equipment Service Technician program, the club meets every Thursday at 11 a.m., when classes are in...

Northwest Now on KBTC examines McCleary funding

Just when you thought all was well as kids returned to school, there's growing concern that the legislature's fix on the McCleary school funding debacle has come up short. Did the state budget provide a...

Happy Holidays from Bates Technical College

Sending you holiday cheer from Bates Technical College! We collaborated with our talented Digital Media students to create this special holiday message. We hope you enjoy it.

Bates invites students affected by ITT Tech closure to special Open House

Students who were enrolled at an ITT Tech campus can learn more about Bates Technical College programs TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College will hold a special Open House on Monday, Sept. 12, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.,...

OTA instructor Aimee Sidhu receives Exceptional Faculty Award

Annual award recognizes an instructor for exemplary work performance and more TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College’s Occupational Therapy Assistant instructor Aimee Sidhu received the 2016 Exceptional Faculty Award in a surprise presentation recently. College President...