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Academy of Learning Career College

Payroll Administrator Diploma

The Payroll Administrator Diploma program provides students with the necessary skills and knowledge required to provide supervision in the payroll department. Students become familiar with basic payroll practices and procedures, and are eligible to apply to the Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) for Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certification. In addition students also gain skills and experience in business correspondence, office procedures, business supervisory skills, and performing a job search.

Admissions Requirements
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status
  • a passing grade on the admissions test
Objectives
  • The ability to supervise, train, co ordinate, assign, review, schedule, and evaluate job performance of staff in the payroll department.
  • The background to authorize routine payments, credits, deposits, withdrawals and prepare reports and analysis of payroll expenditures.
  • The skills to interpret laws, ordinances, regulations, contract provisions, and procedures related to payroll processing.
  • The knowledge to provide payroll information as requested by federal, provincial and municipal laws.
Career Opportunities
  • Payroll Administrator
  • Accounting Supervisor
  • Bookkeeping Supervisor
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Business Office Skills Diploma

The objective of the Business Office Skills Diploma program is to provide the student with opportunities to acquire and apply office skills and knowledge of business office concepts to meet the demands of today’s workplace.

Admissions Requirements
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
Objectives
  • The knowledge to maintain computerized filing, inventory, and database systems.
  • The ability to perform routine bookkeeping tasks.
  • An understanding of how to process miscellaneous documentation.
  • The skills to type and proof-read correspondence, reports, etc.
Career Opportunties
  • Administrative Assistant
  • General Office Clerk
  • Document Clerk
  • Clerical Assistant
  • Technical Records Clerk
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Community Service Worker Diploma

With the aging population, the tremendous advancements in technology, and our demand for the best quality of life, the healthcare industry is facing a growing shortage of well-trained personnel. Throughout the North American healthcare industry, there is an acute need to increase the size of the workforce and raise the skill level of that workforce.

A well-trained Community Service Worker (CSW) is equipped with a flexible, adaptable career. Social and community service workers administer and implement a variety of social assistance programs and community services. They assist clients to address personal and social problems. They are employed by social service and government agencies, mental health agencies, group homes, shelters, substance abuse centres, school boards, correctional facilities, and other establishments.

Admissions Requirements
  • Clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Check
  • 19 years of age or older (varies, depending on province-specific ministry requirements)
  • Grade 12 or equivalent, or Mature Student Status with successful completion of CAST testing
  • Completion of Wonderlic SLE admission test with minimum score of 18
Objectives
  • Comprehensive community service worker knowledge, including psychology, sociology, family life, mental health, addictions, criminology, at-risk populations, case management, counselling, ethics, business communication, report writing, and government and social services
  • Full range of computer and office skills, including current software applications, keyboarding skills, and personal and professional development
  • On-site work experience through participation in a 160-hour placement at an approved CSW facility
Career Opportunties
  • Healthcare and social assistance
  • Nursing and residential care facilities
  • Youth centres
  • Individual and family services
  • Youth protection services
  • Public administration
  • Civic and social organizations
  • Social advocacy
  • Grant-making organizations
  • Provincial government
  • Out-patient care centres
  • Local community service centres (e.g., CLSC)
  • Vocational rehabilitation services
  • Educational services
  • Hospitals
  • Community food and housing
  • Emergency relief services
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Community Service Worker With Addictions Worker Specialty Diploma

With the aging population, the tremendous advancements in technology, and our demand for the best quality of life, the healthcare industry is facing a growing shortage of well-trained personnel. Throughout the North American healthcare industry, there is an acute need to increase the size of the workforce and raise the skill level of that workforce.

A well-trained Community Service and Addictions Worker (CSW) is equipped with a flexible, adaptable career. Social and community service workers administer and implement a variety of social assistance programs and community services specializing in addictions. They assist clients to address personal and social problems. They are employed by social service and government agencies, mental health agencies, group homes, shelters, substance abuse centres, school boards, correctional facilities, and other establishments.

Admissions Requirements
  • Clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Check
  • 19 years of age or older (varies, depending on province-specific ministry requirements)
  • Grade 12 or equivalent, or Mature Student Status with successful completion of CAST testing
  • Completion of Wonderlic SLE admission test with minimum score of 18
  • Adequate level of physical health to be able to fulfill job requirements
Objectives
  • Comprehensive community service worker knowledge, including psychology, sociology, family life, mental health, addictions, criminology, at-risk populations, case management, counselling, ethics, business communication, report writing, and government and social services.
  • Comprehensive addictions worker knowledge, which includes an overview of drugs (past and present) as they pertain to the Community Service and Social Worker industry.
  • Exploration into the world of addictions. Topics include alcohol and familiar drugs, like tobacco and caffeine, as well as natural health products and over-the-counter drugs.
  • Exploration into the world of addiction treatment and prevention. Students learn about both the prevention and treatment of addictions, including organizations, like AA, which focus on rehabilitation.
Career Opportunties
  • Healthcare and social assistance
  • Nursing and residential care facilities
  • Youth centres
  • Individual and family services
  • Youth protection services
  • Public administration
  • Civic and social organizations
  • Social advocacy
  • Grant-making organizations
  • Provincial government
  • Out-patient care centres
  • Local community service centres (e.g., CLSC)
  • Vocational rehabilitation services
  • Educational services
  • Hospitals
  • Community food and housing
  • Emergency relief services
  • Rehabilitation centres
  • Public and private addictions counselling clinics
  • Addictions and drug awareness agencies
  • Mental health centres
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Medical Office Assistant Diploma

The Medical Office Assistant Diploma is designed to provide employment-ready, comprehensively trained graduates. Successful graduates will be eligible to achieve the CMAP® - Certified Medical Assisting Professional designation in addition to their diploma. Graduates of the program will be fully qualified to work in a hands-on administrative or clinical capacity in a medical field.

Admissions Requirements
  • Clear Criminal Record Check
  • Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent (or satisfactory completion of CAST testing)
  • Satisfactory completion of Wonderlic SLE test
  • Other medical tests (TB Test) or proof of vaccinations may be required
Objectives
  • Comprehensive medical administrative knowledge, which includes medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, hospital and medical office administrative and clinical procedures.
  • Training in a full range of computer and office skills, including current software applications, keyboarding skills to 40 wpm, general office management, accounting, personal and professional development and customer service.
  • On-site work-experience through participation in a one month clinical externship at an approved healthcare facility.
Career Opportunties
  • Medical Secretary
  • Medical Administrator
  • Medical Office Manager
  • Clinical Assistant
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Medical Office Assistant With Health Unit Coordinator Speciality Diploma

The Medical Office Assistant Diploma is designed to provide employment-ready, comprehensively trained graduates. Successful graduates will be eligible to achieve the CMAP® - Certified Medical Assisting Professional designation in addition to their diploma. Graduates of the program will be fully qualified to work in a hands-on administrative or clinical capacity in a medical field.

Admissions Requirements
  • Clear Criminal Record Check
  • Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent (or satisfactory completion of CAST testing)
  • Satisfactory completion of Wonderlic SLE test
  • Other medical tests (TB Test) or proof of vaccinations may be required
Objectives
  • Comprehensive medical administrative knowledge, which includes medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, medical office and clinical administrative procedures
  • In-depth hospital administrative knowledge of nursing units, emergency response codes, infection control and treatment procedures, including an understanding of mental disorders and treatments, workplace ethics, and processing medication, laboratory and doctors’ orders
  • Full range of computer and office skills, including current software applications, keyboarding skills, bookkeeping, and personal and professional development
  • On-site work experience through participation in a 160 hour Clinical Preceptorship at an approved healthcare facility
Career Opportunties
  • Graduates may form an integral part of many healthcare settings, including:
    • Physicians’ Offices
    • Clinics
    • Walk-in Care Centres
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Insurance Advisor Diploma

The Insurance Advisor Diploma program provides students with the necessary skills and knowledge required to work in the insurance industry in a variety of different capacities, and may include careers within a call centre environment. It prepares students to write the provincial licensing examination. In addition, the program introduces students to different practices and positions within the industry. Students also gain skills and experience in using the most commonly used insurance database and quoting software in Canada.

Admissions Requirements
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
Objectives
  • The skills to answer enquiries from customers on the telephone and in person.
  • The ability to provide information on the organization’s products and services.
  • The understanding on how to process miscellaneous documentation.
  • The proficient use of relevant software.
  • The training to ensure accurate documentation of all transactions.
  • Awareness of how to update and extract client data.
Career Opportunties
  • Insurance Advisor
  • Insurance Broker
  • Insurance Agent
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Sales Representative
  • Account Manager
  • Underwriter
  • Underwriter Assistant
  • Claims Assistant
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Computerized Accounting Procedures Certificate

The objective of the Computerized Accounting Proceducres Certificate program is to provide the student with opportunities to acquire and apply the knowledge of computerised accounting procedures, business concepts and office skills to meet the demands of today’s business.

Admissions Requirements
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
Objectives
  • The ability to assist all levels of management
  • The skills to produce statistical reports and memoranda.
  • The skills to perform basic accounting duties.
Career Opportunties
Individuals with knowledge in computerized accounting procedures play an integral role in the financial sector of any company.
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Advanced Computerized Office Procedures Certificate

The Computerized Office Procedures Certificate program prepares students to join the workforce at an entry level with knowledge of an assortment of popular software programs. Each student graduates with a sense of achievement, ensuring the beginning of a successful career.

Admissions Requirements
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
Objectives
  • The skills to perform general office duties such as filing, typing, and use miscellaneous personal computer applications.
  • The ability to assist with reception, invoicing and data entry.
Career Opportunties
Skilled individuals who possess general software knowledge are in high demand as employers today are almost completely automated. Opportunities for advancement are better than ever in this area, especially for those workers who show initiative and are prepared to increase their knowledge of computer applications.
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