North Battleford

Academy of Learning Career College

Accounting & Business Technology Diploma

The Accounting & Business Technology Diploma program provides students with opportunities to acquire and apply the knowledge of business concepts and office skills to 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 knowledge to work with confidential budget information.
  • The ability to process financial reports and memoranda.
  • Professional skills in high demand by employers. These skills include: team-work, communication, customer service, leadership, research and problem solving.
  • The understanding of how to produce statistical reports and accounting data.
  • The ability to maintain files and records and perform a wide range of office support functions.
Career Opportunties
The computerized accounting sector is one of the fastest growing areas. Excellent opportunities exist for skilled persons.
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Payroll Supervisor Diploma

The Payroll Supervisor 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 and a passing grade on the admissions test.
Objectives
  • The knowledge to implement efficient work processes.
  • An understanding how to coordinate, assign, and review the work of clerks and administrators.
  • The ability to examine and verify accuracy of work.
  • The background to authorize routine payments, credits, deposits, and withdrawals.
  • The skills to supervise and train staff in payroll processing.
  • The capability to interpret laws, ordinances, regulations, contract provisions, and procedures related to payroll processing.
  • The training to be able to prepare reports and analyses of payroll expenditures.
Career Opportunties
  • Payroll Supervisor
  • Accounting Supervisor
  • Bookkeeping Supervisor
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Business Administration Diploma

The Business Administration Diploma program prepares the student for the demands of today’s fast paced business environment. Students learn business knowledge, management, administration skills, practical tools and focuses on utilizing technology, e-commerce, business correspondence, office procedures, project management, and employment strategies.

Admissions Requirements
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
Objectives
  • A solid foundation in basic principles of a business; current computer applications, marketing, accounting, and business law.
  • An introduction to business management and administration for every size of organization.
  • Professional skills include: teamwork, communication, customer service, leadership, research and problem solving.
Career Opportunties
  • Assistant Office Manager
  • Administrative Officer
  • Administrative Services Coordinator
  • Financial Assistance Administrator
  • Banking and Insurance Clerk
  • Management Trainee
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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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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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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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Help Desk Support Analyst Diploma

The Help Desk Support Analyst Diploma program provides students with the skills and knowledge to support users of computer systems and software applications. The student will be provided with in-depth knowledge on evaluating, configuring, and troubleshooting communications hardware, software, and operating systems. The program prepares students for the following industry certification exams: CompTIA A+, and MCITP Enterprise Desktop Support Technician on Windows 7.

Admissions Requirements
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing score on the admissions test.
Objectives
  • The skills to communicate electronically and in person with computer users experiencing difficulties to determine, document issues, and resolve problems.
  • The understanding to use consulting user guides, technical manuals and other documents to research and implement solutions.
  • The ability to provide advice and train users in response to identified difficulties and support users to install Windows desktop operating systems.
Career Opportunties
  • Help Desk Support Analyst
  • User Support Technician
  • Computer Help Desk
  • Representative
  • Help Desk Technician
  • Software Technical Support Analyst
  • Systems Technical Support Analyst
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Web Design 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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Business Management Certificate

The Business Management Certificate is designed to prepare students for management and supervisory level positions in today’s fast-paced business environment. Its objective is to help students who are seeking to reenter the business sector, or who are currently working and wish to upgrade their business and supervisory skills in order to further their career.

Admissions Requirements
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
Objectives
  • A solid foundation in basic principles of a business environment, including current computer applications, marketing and sales, and customer service.
  • An introduction to the most relevant aspects of business management and administration.
  • Professional skills in high demand by employers. These skills include: teamwork, 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 their current work environment.
  • The skills to provide basic office accounting.
Career Opportunties
Graduates of this program are prepared for a variety of supervisory and management trainee positions in a broad range of employment settings.
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Health Unit Coordinator Certificate

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.

This program is designed to provide employment-ready and comprehensively-trained graduates. Successful graduates will achieve the Certified Medical Assisting Professional (CMAP) designation in addition to their certificate. These graduates are fully qualified to work in a hands-on administrative and clinical support capacity in the medical industry. They will participate in a variety of lectures which cover topics specific to a hospital environment.

Admissions Requirements
  • Clear Criminal Record Check
  • 19 years of age or older (varies, depending on province specific ministry requirements)
  • Adequate level of physical health to be able to fulfill job requirements
  • Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent (or CAST testing)
  • Completion of Wonderlic admission test with minimum score of 18
  • Good command of the English language – both written and verbal
  • N-95 Mask Fit Testing which may be mandatory based on provincial requirements
  • Hepatitis B, other vaccinations, and\or a TB test may be required by this industry
  • Completion of standard registration form
Objectives
  • Comprehensive hospital administrative knowledge of a nursing unit, management, emergency response codes, infection control, and treatment procedures
  • A broad understanding of mental disorders and treatments, workplace ethics relevant to a hospital, communication and interpersonal skills, and interpersonal behaviour
  • Understanding and processing medication, laboratory and doctors’ orders, and the fundamentals of admission and discharge
Career Opportunties
  • Physicians’ offices, clinics, mental healthcare and allied healthcare centres
  • Walk-in care centres
  • Ambulatory clinics
  • Complementary and alternative medicine clinics (e.g., chiropractic and acupuncture centres)
  • Long-term and extended care departments
  • Medical research facilities
  • Medical laboratory and diagnostic imaging centres
  • Physiotherapy and occupational therapy clinics
  • Group homes and community living societies
  • Wellness and fitness centres
  • Hospital admissions and E.R. departments (e.g., switchboard, information, and patient registration)
  • Ambulatory and outpatient departments
  • Laboratory and x-ray departments
  • Medical finance and administrative departments
  • Booking and O.R. bed booking
  • Health records departments
  • Various hospital departments as a HUC
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Medical Office Management Certificate

The Medical Office Manager program is designed to provide students with the knowledge of healthcare procedures, business concepts, and office skills needed to meet the demands of today’s healthcare businesses. Upon graduation, students will be well-equipped to work in wide variety of healthcare settings.

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
  • Patient reception and registration
  • Arranging appointments with specialists
  • Monitoring and facilitating patient flow through the clinic
  • Organizing and filing medical records
  • Maintaining physicians’ daily schedules
  • Providing assistance to physicians and nurses
  • Processing payments
  • General Office duties (e.g., faxing and photocopying)
Career Opportunties
Medical Office Managers work in administrative and support roles in healthcare establishments. Upward mobility in medical administrative roles is feasible with experience, motivation, dedication, and a positive attitude.
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Computer Service Technician Certificate

The Computer Service Technician Certificate 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 have practical hands-on experience in troubleshooting computer problems and assembling a computer. This program prepares students to write the current exams for CompTIA A+ certification.

Admissions Requirements
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a
Objectives
  • The technical skills relating to maintenance and repair of PC hardware.
  • The ability to understand the design and application of PC software and operating systems.
Career Opportunties
Graduates of this program will find opportunities working as bench technicians for small to medium sized PC or electronics companies as well as large PC related manufacturing operations. They may also find positions in computer sales and service.
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