Lawrence

Academy of Learning Career College

Business Office Accounting Clerk Diploma

The Business & Office Accounting Clerk Diploma program provides the student with opportunities to acquire and apply the knowledge of business accounting and office skills to meet the demands of today’s business environment.

Admissions Requirements
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and passing grade on the admissions test.
Objectives
  • The skills to calculate, prepare and issue invoices and other financial statements using manual and computerized accounting.
  • The ability to process, verify and balance financial records, business transactions and enter data in a ledger or computerized system.
  • The understanding of how to compile budget data and documents based on estimated revenues and expenses and previous budgets.
  • The ability to post journal entries and reconcile accounts, prepare trial balance, maintain general ledgers and prepare financial statements.
  • The knowledge to prepare payroll cheques, utility tax payments, tax remittances, pension contributions, complete worker’s compensation forms and other government related forms.
Career Opportunties
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable
  • Audit and Billing Clerk
  • Budget and Costing Clerk
  • Finance or Invoice Clerk
  • Tax Services Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
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Computerized Accounting Diploma

The objective of the Computerized Accounting Diploma program is to provide the student with the opportunity to acquire knowledge of business concepts, as well as gain the necessary computerized accounting and office skills. This program will provide graduates with the necessary skills to maintain a complete set of books, keep records of accounts, verify the procedures used for recording financial transactions, and provide personal bookkeeping services.

Admissions Requirements
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
Objectives
  • An understanding of how to handle confidential budget information.
  • The ability to process financial reports and memoranda.
  • The knowledge on how to work with statistical and accounting data.
  • The capability of maintaining files and records.
  • The background to perform a wide range of office support functions.
Career Opportunities
  • Accounting Bookkeeping Clerk
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Bookkeeping Clerk
  • Bookkeeper Accountant
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Administrative Assistant Diploma

The Administrative Assistant diploma program introduces students to office administration and its many facets in the business world. This program provides graduates with the necessary skills to compile, verify, record, and process forms and documents, such as applications, agreements, and letters, in accordance with established procedures, guidelines, and schedules. Students will have the opportunity to learn today's most popular office software applications.

Admissions Requirements
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Students
  • Good Command of the English Language
  • Admissions Interview is required
Objectives
  • Performing a variety of administrative and clerical functions
  • Preparing reports
  • Assisting with overall departmental functions
Career Opportunties
Skilled Administrative Assistants are in great demand in both large corporations and small independent businesses. All employers in all industry sectors require staff that possess strong office and software-related skills to perform their administrative functions. Administrative Assistants may move into supervisory office positions as their careers progress
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Business Administration Diploma

The Business Administration Diploma is designed to prepare students for the demands of today’s fast-paced business environment. Its objective is to expose students to a vast array of business knowledge, management and administration skills, and practical tools that will assist them in dealing with situations within a business-related career. Courses focus on professional skills required by today’s employers, including knowledge of how businesses utilize technology, e-commerce, business correspondence, office procedures, project management, and employment success strategies.

Admissions Requirements
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Students
  • Good Command of the English Language
  • Admissions Interview is required
Objectives
  • A solid foundation in basic principles of a business environment, including current computer applications, marketing, accounting and business law.
  • An introduction to the most relevant aspects of business management and administration
  • Professional skills in high demand by employers. These skills include: team-work, communication, customer service, leadership, research and problem solving.
  • A solid knowledge of business practices and principles. It also develops the student’s ability to relate and apply this knowledge to current social and economic conditions.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications and accounting.
Career Opportunties
This program provides the student with a range of business knowledge and skills, which cross several disciplines, resulting in a well-rounded and highly skilled employee. Graduates of this program are prepared for a variety of entry-level administrative and management trainee positions in a broad range of employment settings, specializing in those areas of interest, experience, and greatest ability. Careers in accounting and finance, marketing, production and operations, human resources, and general administration are available to those students who possess the proper combination of business skills, experience, personal ability, and aptitude.
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Conference And Event Planner Diploma

The Conference and Event Planner Diploma program is designed to prepare students for careers in the fast-paced and exciting world of conference and event management. Its objective is to expose students to a broad range of knowledge and processes, administration skills, and practical tools that will assist them in dealing with situations within a conference and event planning related career.

Admissions Requirements
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
Objectives
  • The knowledge and skills necessary to lead and/or assist in the development and/or implementation of conferences and events.
  • An introduction to the most relevant aspects of planning and coordination of event logistics.
  • Professional skills in high demand by employers such as negotiating, decision making, team-work, communication, customer service, leadership, research and problem solving.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications.
Career Opportunties
  • Conference and Meeting Planner
  • Conference Planner
  • Conference Services Officer
  • Convention Coordinator
  • Event Planner
  • Special Events Organizer
  • Trade Show Planner
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Marketing Coordinator Diploma

The Marketing Coordinator Diploma program prepares students for an entry level marketing support position related to integrated marketing and communication activities. Marketing knowledge and processes, administration skills, and practical tools will assist them in dealing with marketing situations. Those wanting to progress to a manager level may, given the proper skills, experience personal attributes and additional training.

Admissions Requirements
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
Objectives
  • The ability to assist the Marketing Manager with a wide range of marketing activities. Also prepare desktop publishing and develop sales collateral, proposals, brochures, newsletters using Microsoft Publisher, Photoshop Basics and Illustrator Basics.
  • Exposure to direct mail, outbound calls, mass e-mail, broadcast campaigns, marketing events and trade shows, public relations, and other marketing tools.
Career Opportunties
  • Marketing and Events Coordinator
  • Sales and Marketing Coordinator
  • Direct Marketing Coordinator
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Sales Professional Diploma

In the Sales Professional Diploma program students will learn that with an evergrowing and competitive market, companies are constantly searching for highly professional and motivated salespeople. The sales professional understands that it is not so much what you do, but “how” you do it. This includes providing exceptional customer value. There is a strong desire now to build a relationship with a Sales Professional who provides value and not just communicates it.

Admissions Requirements
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
Objectives
  • The knowledge and skills necessary to manage relationships and key accounts.
  • An understanding of the sales profession and the environments in which they will be selling.
  • The opportunity to explore the consultative selling approach and various selling processes in depth.
  • Professional skills to develop sale proposals and deliver effective sales presentations.
  • The ability to assess their potential clients and adjust their personality style to successfully build rapport with each client.
Career Opportunties
  • Account Executive
  • Broker, Merchandiser
  • Salesperson
  • Sales Agent
  • Exporter, Sales Consultant
  • Sales Representative
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Customer Service & Information Clerk Diploma

The objective of the Customer Service and Information Clerk Diploma program is to provide the student with the opportunities to acquire and apply the knowledge of customer service and information skills to help them meet the demands of today’s business environment.

Admissions Requirements
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
Objectives
  • The requirements to respond to telephone and in-person complaints and inquiries.
  • An understanding to be able to give information regarding an organization’s goods, services and policies.
  • The capability to enter orders, verify shipments and send out invoices.
  • The knowledge to be able to trace orders from intake to shipment and troubleshoot delays and problems.
  • The ability to receive payments and process information required for the provision of services.
Career Opportunties
  • Library Clerk
  • Courtesy Receptionist
  • Complaint Clerk
  • Inquiries Clerk
  • Information Clerk
  • Order and Payment Clerk
  • Customer Service Representative
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Medical Office Assistant Diploma (Also Offered In Virtual)

With the aging population, the tremendous increase 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 as well as to raise the skill level of that workforce. This program is designed to provide employment-ready, comprehensively trained graduates. Successful graduates will be eligible to receive the CMAP – Certified Medical Assisting Professional designation in addition to their diploma. These graduates are fully qualified to work in a hands-on, administrative/clinical support capacity in any medical field.

Admissions Requirements
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Students
  • Good Command of the English Language
  • Admissions Interview is required
  • Clear, relevant Criminal Record Check
  • Adequate level of physical health to meet the requirements of the program and prospective employment
Objectives
  • Comprehensive medical administrative knowledge, including medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, and hospital and medical office administrative and clinical procedures
  • Full-range of computer and office skills, including current software applications, keyboarding skills of 55 WPM, general office management, accounting, personal and professional development, and customer service
  • On-site work-experience through participation in a one month externship at an approved healthcare training facility
Career Opportunties
Graduates of this program are qualified to work in a wide variety of healthcare settings and occupations. Job titles vary per location, but graduates are an integral part of many healthcare settings
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Medical Receptionist Diploma

Graduates from the Medical Receptionist Diploma program will be able to work effectively in any medical office as a receptionist. After completing this diploma they will have the acquired skills to enable them to meet and greet patients, direct them to appropriate services, answer telephones, take messages, schedule appointments and perform other routine administrative tasks.

Admissions Requirements
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
Objectives
  • A clear understanding of medical office procedures and medical office terminology.
  • The skills to handle general office duties such as filing, sorting and copying.
  • The ability to perform word processing, spreadsheets and data management skills.
  • The knowledge to book appointments and make referrals (both computerized and manual).
Career Opportunties
  • Dental Receptionist
  • Physician’s Receptionist
  • Optometrist’s Receptionist
  • Medical Receptionist
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Home Inspection Diploma

The Home Inspection Diploma is designed to introduce students to a vast array of practical and technical skills and tools, preparing them for a career in the Home Inspection industry. This program provides training that meets with the professional standards of the Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors (CAHPI) and the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI).

Admissions Requirements
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
Objectives
  • The knowledge of roof inspections, focusing on system performance, safety concerns, and conformity with good construction practice.
  • The ability to handle disputes with effective resolutions.
  • The structural comprehension of components of a residential dwelling.
  • The ability to inspect installed heating equipment as well as identify the energy source, type, material, conditions and any safety concerns related to this equipment.
  • The knowledge to identify typical defects on cooling systems and apply correct inspection techniques.
  • The awareness of an interior water supply and distribution systems.
  • The ability to inspect all aspects of a dwelling’s exterior.
  • The knowledge to build an independent business.
  • The ability to create, write and deliver reports.
  • The basic proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
Career Opportunties
To work in either the public or private sector of the home inspection industry, as well as self employment as a Home Inspector.
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International Hospitality Management Diploma

Hospitality is diverse and global in nature and one of the growing industries around the world. The International Hospitality Management Diploma program is designed to prepare students for careers in the fast-paced, rewarding and challenging world of hospitality management. The program appeals to individuals who are charismatic, outgoing, capable and energetic. Its objective is to produce qualified graduates, ready to work in hotels and other accommodation services at a supervisory level.

Students will gain a broad range of management and operational skills and practical tools that will assist them in dealing with situations within the hospitality industry service environment. The program provides the skills to progress to higher-level careers, given the proper combination of skills, experience, personal attributes, and additional training.

Admissions Requirements
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
Objectives
  • The skills to manage all physical aspects of a hotel, restaurant or hospitality property including; front office, housekeeping, and food service operations.
  • Supervisory and communication skills for effective leadership.
  • Techniques to develop and maintain high-performance teams.
  • Purchasing strategies and techniques.
Career Opportunties
  • Hospitality Manager
  • Banquet Manager
  • Food and Beverages Services Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Catering and Conference Services Manager
  • Hotel Clerk Supervisor
  • Reservations Supervisor
  • Theatre Attendants Supervisor
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Computer Service Technician Diploma

The Computer Service Technician Diploma program prepares students to deal with the problems they may encounter when servicing personal computers. It provides in-depth knowledge of computer hardware. Students will gain experience by performing hardware configuration-related activities. The program prepares students for the following industry certification exams: CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Server+.

Admissions Requirements
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
Objectives
  • The necessary technical skills relating to maintenance and repair to PC hardware.
  • The understanding of the design and application of PC software and operating systems.
Career Opportunties
  • Computer Service Technician
  • Electronic Service Technician Supervisor
  • Field Service Technician
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Network Administrator Diploma

The Network Administrator Diploma program provides students with the necessary skills and knowledge to plan, install, and provide routine control and manage situations in relation to quality communications network services in an information system. It will provide in-depth knowledge on evaluating communications hardware, software and transmission service alternatives against changing business requirements, maintaining links with network suppliers, support for systems; localizing and rectifying faults in networks and handling non-routine problems. It will also provide expertise and practical assistance in delivering service that complies with statutory and other standards as well as strategic and tactical plans. The program prepares students for the following industry certification exams: CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Server+, CompTIA Security+, MCTS, and MCITP Server Administrator.

Admissions Requirements
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
Objectives
  • The ability to provide day-to-day onsite administrative support for software users in a variety of environments.
  • The understanding to maintain, troubleshooting and administer the use of local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), hardware, software and related computer equipment.
  • The skills to design and configure networks, recommend purchases of application servers, peripherals, and software.
  • The training to evaluate, install and support computer hardware, networking software, and operating system software.
Career Opportunties
  • Hardware Installation Coordinator
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Support Technician
  • Network Operator
  • Local Area Network (LAN) Administrator
  • Local Area Network (LAN) Technician
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PC Support Specialist Diploma

The PC Support Specialist Diploma program prepares students to effectively manage the problems they may encounter when supporting personal computers in an office environment. It provides in-depth knowledge of both computer hardware and software. Students gain experience by performing hardware configuration-related activities. The program prepares students for the following industry certification exams: CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Server+.

Successful student may choose to progress to advanced qualifications such as MCSA, MCSE or MCITP.

Admissions Requirements
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
Objectives
  • The necessary skills to provide technical support to end users within a small to medium size office.
  • The ability to troubleshoot hardware and software problems.
  • An understanding of how to replace and install new computer hardware.
  • The knowledge to support all aspects of computer software applications and operating systems.
Career Opportunties
  • Help Desk Technician
  • User Support Technician
  • Call Centre Agent – Technical Support
  • Hardware Installation Technician
  • Computer Help Desk Supervisor
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Web Designer Diploma

Are you a design-oriented person who is comfortable with technology, creatively inclined as well as possess an eye for detail? If your answer is yes, then a career in the multi-billion dollar industry of Web design and graphics could very well be a great and rewarding choice for an exciting career. The demand for professionals who can effectively communicate and captivate an organization’s audience across all types of media is rapidly growing. Web design is increasingly dynamic and very quick to evolve based on an organization’s objectives and the consumers’ needs and has become the focal point for almost every industry around the world.

Admissions Requirements
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
Objectives
  • The ability to present creative ideas and understand how to assess client and end user needs.
  • The knowledge to consult with IT professionals to determine how best to incorporate a Web site into existing frameworks.
  • The skills to design the typography, layout, look and feel of Web pages, and incorporate graphics and interactive elements.
  • The proficiency to source, select and organize information for inclusion on the Web site, and is able to test Web site functionality, as well as update Web content and maintain Web sites.
Career Opportunties
  • Web Designer
  • Web Site Developer
  • Internet Site Designer
  • Intranet Site Designer
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Payroll Administrator Certificate

The objective of the Payroll Administrator Certificate program is to provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge required to perform payroll administrative responsibilities in the payroll department and to be able to apply payroll legislation. 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 to accounting and payroll expertise, students gain skills and experience in word processing, spreadsheet applications, telephone communication skills and performing a job search.

Admissions Requirements
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
Objectives
  • The skills to maintain records of employee attendance, leave, and overtime.
  • The ability to calculate pay and benefit entitlements in Canadian and other currencies using manual or computerized systems.
  • The knowledge to prepare and verify statements of earnings for employees.
  • The ability to provide information to employees on payroll matters, benefit plans, and collective agreement provisions.
  • The skills to compile statistical reports, statements, and summaries related to pay and benefits accounts, and prepare period-end reports.
  • The necessary skills to operate computing, calculating and other office equipment.
Career Opportunties
  • Benefits Officer
  • Pay and Benefits Administrator/Clerk
  • Salary Administration Officer
  • Pay Advisor/Clerk
  • Payroll Officer/Clerk
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Medical Information Assistant Certificate

The Medical Information Assistant Certificate program prepares students to work in healthcare establishments as executive/senior assistants. The program provides students with comprehensive medical administrative knowledge and office skills to become successful as assistants in healthcare settings.

Admissions Requirements
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
Objectives
  • An understanding to be able to respond to patient inquiries by phone and e-mail.
  • The ability to monitor and facilitate patient flow through the clinic.
  • The knowledge to organize and file medical records.
  • The training to update physician/clinic information on the internal database.
  • The background to provide assistance to physician(s) and nurse(s).
  • The skills to provide basic office accounting.
Career Opportunties
  • Assistant – Clinic
  • Medical Assistant
  • Committee Clerk
  • Corporate Secretary
  • Medical related Associations
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