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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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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 student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
Objectives
  • The ability to perform a variety of administrative and clerical functions
  • The ability to prepare reports.
  • Professional skills in high demand by employers. These skills include: team-work, communication, customer service, leadership, research and problem solving.
  • Gain experience in assisting with overall departmental functions.
  • The ability to maintain files and records and perform a wide range of office support 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.
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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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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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Medical Administrative Assistant Diploma

The goal of this program is to provide students with an in-depth knowledge of office procedures, communications, word processing, terminology and medical billing. Graduates of this program will find that they are an integral part of the medical community and assist the healthcare team by building trust, and creating a safe environment for patients and their families while performing a variety of duties.

Admissions Requirements
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Student Status.
  • Courses are open to any applicant who possesses a good command of the English language and is able to follow instructions.
  • An admissions interview will be administered to determine if the applicant has the required interest, motivation, and entry-level skills to take this program.
  • Full-time students must attend the required hours per week as per the course schedule and may do so at times convenient to them.
Objectives
  • Attributes of a successful Medical Administrative Assistant include knowledge of doctors’ general office procedures, dicta typing and proficiency in medical terminology, good written and verbal communication skills, strong word processing skills, ability to multi-task and prioritize, good organizational skills, pleasant professional telephone manner, medical billing knowledge, dependable, flexible and able to maintain confidential information, excellent interpersonal skills and being a team player.
Career Opportunties
Medical Administrative Assistants work in doctors’ offices, hospitals, medical clinics, pharmaceutical companies, government health agencies and a variety of other medical office settings. They are integral members of the health care delivery team and perform many administrative and some basic clinical procedures. Typical Job Titles include Medical Office Assistant, Medical Secretary, Medical Billing Clerk/Secretary, Medical Office Administrator, Medical Receptionist, Clinical Assistant, Ward Secretary and Booking Clerk.
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