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Accounting Administrator Diploma with SAGE

The Accounting Administrator Diploma with SAGE program provides students with opportunities to acquire and apply the knowledge of bookkeeping, office skills, and accounting to meet the demands of today’s business.

  • A British Columbia Secondary School Diploma or
    equivalent with prior education in English at grade
    10 level or higher.

OR


  • Mature students who pass an entrance evaluation
    demonstrating sufficient ability (i.e., English comprehension
    and math skills) to undertake the program.

  • All applicants must demonstrate English proficiency
    through one of the above requirements or through an
    English language assessment (IELTS 5.5 or equivalent).
  • The knowledge on how to assist all levels of management in basic accounting functions.
  • The ability to perform junior accounting functions.
  • The understanding to produce statistical reports and memorandum.
  • Accounting Assistant
  • Assessment Clerk
  • Accounting/Auditing Clerk
  • Costing Clerk

Accounting and Payroll Administrator Diploma

The Accounting and Payroll Administrator Diploma program provides students 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. It also provides students with the necessary skills and knowledge required to perform payroll administrative responsibilities in the payroll department. The student will write CPA’s exams to acquire the Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certification. In addition to accounting and payroll expertise, students gain basic skills and experience in business correspondence, office procedures, performing a job search, and being successful in today’s workplace environment.

  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and passing grade on the admissions test.
  • The ability to maintain employee attendance records to calculate pay and benefits entitlements using manual or computerised system.
  • The skills to collect, verify and process payroll information and determine pay and benefit entitlements for employees with a manual or computerised system.
  • The capability to prepare and balance period end reports and reconcile issued payroll to bank statements.
  • The understanding to deal with statistical and accounting data and maintain accounting records.
  • The background to prepare T4 and other statements.
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounts Assistant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Pay and Benefits Administrator
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Salary Administration Officer

Accounting Bookkeeper Certificate

The objective of the Accounting Bookkeeper 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.

  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
  • The ability to assist all levels of management
  • The skills to produce statistical reports and memorandum.
  • The skills to perform basic accounting duties.

Individuals with knowledge in computerized accounting procedures play an integral role in the financial sector of any company.

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Accounting Clerk Certificate

The Accounting Clerk Certificate program provides students with the skills necessary to apply the knowledge of elementary accounting processes, business concepts and office procedures to meet present day business demands. The objective of this program is to prepare students for an entry position into accounting in a short duration of time. This could lead to further accounting training and career advancement if the student demonstrates interest and has aptitude.

  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
  • The knowledge to calculate, prepare and issue account-related documents.
  • The ability to code, total, batch, enter, verify and reconcile transactions.
  • The skills to compile budget data and documents.
  • The understanding of how to calculate costs of materials, overhead and other expenses
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Audit Clerk
  • Billing Clerk
  • Budget Clerk
  • Costing Clerk
  • Deposit Clerk
  • Finance Clerk
  • Freight-Rate Clerk
  • Invoice Clerk
  • Ledger Clerk

Blockchain Technology Course

The demand for Blockchain developers is strong today, and the technology is positioned for rapid growth as it gains greater acceptance worldwide.

This course has been designed in collaboration with active Blockchain developers who have projects running throughout the world — developers who know precisely what skills need to be learned to become proficient in this exciting new technology.

In this course, students will gain extensive knowledge of what Blockchain is and how it works, with a focus on Ethereum and Smart Contracts. Students will become proficient with the Solidity programming language, and they will learn how to develop a range of Smart Contracts. In addition, they will gain industry knowledge of where Blockchain is being applied today and what makes a strong Blockchain use case.

  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
  • To be successful in this course, students should have some software development experience.

The purpose of the course is to provide students with a strong foundation in Blockchain and Smart Contract technology and the skills necessary to develop Smart Contracts.

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 utilise technology, e-commerce, business correspondence, office procedures, project management, and employment success strategies.

  • Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Students
  • Good Command of the English Language
  • Admissions Interview is required
  • 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.

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.

Business Administration with Co-op 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 addressing situations within a business-related career. Courses focus on professional skills required by today’s employers, including knowledge of e-commerce, business correspondence, office procedures, project management, and employment success strategies.

  • A British Columbia Secondary School Diploma or equivalent with prior education in English at grade 10 level or higher.

 

OR

  • Mature students who pass an entrance evaluation demonstrating sufficient ability (i.e., English comprehension and math skills) to undertake the program.
  • All applicants must demonstrate English proficiency through one of the above requirements or through an English language assessment (IELTS 5.5 or equivalent).
  • 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.
  • 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 principles.
  • Assistant Office Manager
  • Administrative Officer
  • Administrative Services Coordinator
  • Financial Assistance Administrator
  • Banking and Insurance Clerk
  • Management Trainee

Customer Service Representative Certificate

The Customer Service Representative Certificate program offers students the opportunity to acquire the skills required by many companies that specialize in customer service and outbound marketing services, and to provide skills to facilitate promotions in their chosen profession.

  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
  • The skills to answer, in person or on the phone, enquiries from customers and investigate complaints.
  • The understandings on how to take customer orders, respond to enquiries, and promote the organization’s goods or services.
  • The ability to explain the type and cost of services offered, as well as information about billing, accounts and claims.
  • Inbound/Outbound Marketing
  • Order Desk Support
  • Reservations
  • Outbound Sales
  • Call Centre Team Leaders/Supervisors

Graphic Designer

In the Graphic Designer diploma program, students learn the software programs that every professional designer needs to know: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Students learn techniques for creating digital images, illustrations, and layouts, and they develop a strong theoretical foundation in color, typography, and composition.

Students gain hands-on experience with a wide range of graphic design projects, ranging from photo editing and logo design, to poster design, magazine layouts, and more. Students learn the essentials of print production and how to prepare themselves for entry into the job market.

  • 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. All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English proficiency.
  • An admissions interview and entrance essay 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.
  • A foundation in the principles of color theory, typography, and page composition.
  • Professional skills in the essential tools of the graphic designer: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
  • Proficiency in key Microsoft Office applications.
  • Graphic Designer
  • Graphic Artist
  • Layout Artist
  • Layout Designer

Marketing Administrative Assistant Certificate

The Marketing Administrative Assistant Certificate program is designed to provide students with opportunities to acquire and apply the knowledge of desktop publishing and basic marketing skills to meet the demands of today’s business.

  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
  • Leading-edge marketing skills and current course curriculum relevant to today’s business needs.
  • An introduction to the most relevant aspects of marketing support and administration.
  • Professional skills in high demand by employers.
  • A solid knowledge of marketing practices and principles.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications and graphics
  • Sales, Marketing and Advertising Assistant
  • Office Equipment Operators
  • Administrative Support

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.

  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
  • 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.
  • Marketing and Events Coordinator
  • Sales and Marketing Coordinator
  • Direct Marketing Coordinator

Medical Office Assistant Diploma

With the ageing 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.

  • 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
  • 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

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

Medical Office Assistant with Unit Clerk Diploma

The Medical Office Assistant with Unit Clerk 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.

  • 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.
  • 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
  • Graduates may form an integral part of many healthcare settings, including:
  • Physicians’ Offices
  • Clinics
  • Walk-in Care Centres

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Windows Certification Preparation

his program is designed to prepare students to write the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Windows 10 certification exams. The MCSA Windows 10 certification demonstrates knowledge and skills in working with Windows 10 and validates ability to support end users and maintain systems and mobile devices that run Windows 10. In this program student obtains the skills and knowledge required to install, deploy, and upgrade to Windows 10, including ensuring hardware and software compatibility. Additionally, student learns how to configure system settings, Windows security features, network and remote connectivity applications, and mobile computing, as well as various troubleshooting tools and techniques that enable them to address Startup, Group Policy, user profile, logon, and performance issues in Windows 10 in an enterprise network environment.

  • A British Columbia Secondary School Diploma or equivalent with prior education in English at grade 10 level or higher.

 

OR

  • Mature students who pass an entrance evaluation demonstrating sufficient ability (i.e., English comprehension and math skills) to undertake the program.
  • Industry recognition of knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Windows 10 operating system
  • Certification that is internationally recognized
  • Increase marketability in the workplace
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Field Service Technician
  • Support Services
  • Information Systems Administrator
  • Helpdesk Support Analyst
  • Network Technician
  • Desktop Support Technician

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Windows Server Certification Preparation

This program is designed to prepare students to write the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Windows Server 2012 certification exams. The MCSA Windows Server 2012 certification demonstrates knowledge and skills in working with Windows Server 2012. The certification validates ability to handle day-to-day management of the server operating system, file structure, and directory services; handle software distribution and updates; monitor servers; provide tier-2 troubleshooting support; support engineering and change-management projects; build and configure servers; implement auditing policy; perform scheduled vulnerability-assessment scans; and monitor logs for firewalls and intrusion-detection systems.

The MCSA certification builds on a combination of prerequisites exams that will allow students to develop their technical skills and knowledge and prepare them for the role as a Server Administrator.

  • A British Columbia Secondary School Diploma or equivalent with prior education in English at grade 10 level or higher.

 

OR

  • Mature students who pass an entrance evaluation demonstrating sufficient ability (i.e., English comprehension and math skills) to undertake the program.
  • Industry recognition of knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Operating System™
  • Certification that is internationally recognized
  • Increase marketability in the workplace
  • Potential for increased salary
  • Systems Administrator
  • Server Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Information Systems Administrator
  • Network Operations Analyst
  • Network Technician
  • Technical Support Specialist

Office Administration Diploma

This program prepares students to join the work force at a skilled level. Skilled Office Administration Specialists are better prepared to advance to their chosen career areas in today’s business environment. Each student graduates with a sense of achievement, ensuring the beginning of a successful career.

  • Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Student Status
  • Gain an understanding of various software applications.
  • Gain the ability to supervise and perform a wide variety of office related duties.

Skilled Office Administration Specialists are an integral part of today’s business office. Opportunities for advancement are better than ever in this area, especially for those students who show initiative and are prepared to increase their knowledge of computer applications.

Office Administration Assistant Certificate

The Office Administration Assistant Certificate prepares students to work in an office environment as administrators and assistants. The program provides students with comprehensive knowledge and office skills to make them successful as assistants in business settings.

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Attend an admissions interview
  • The knowledge on how to perform a variety of office and clerical functions.
  • The ability to prepare reports and assist with overall functions of department(s).
  • The skills to use office software related to office functions and business-related requests.
  • Corporate Secretary
  • Executive Assistant
  • Office Administrator
  • Special Assistant

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.

  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
  • 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.
  • Benefits Officer
  • Pay and Benefits Administrator/Clerk
  • Salary Administration Officer
  • Pay Adviser/Clerk
  • Payroll Officer/Clerk

Pitman English Course

Pitman English is designed specifically for those who wish to improve their English language fluency by developing their reading, writing, listening, and speaking abilities.

This course has been designed to accommodate learners’ unique needs by using technology to adapt the course to the specific English proficiency, interests, and goals of each student, and by using videos and games to keep learners engaged.

  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.

Improve students’ English:

  • reading
  • writing
  • listening
  • speaking skills
  • vocabulary
  • grammar
  • pronunciation
  • fluency.

Project Administration Diploma

The Project Administration Diploma program is positioned as an entry level opportunity to this profession and will provide students with a competitive advantage in this untapped market segment. The program provides the basic foundation to work towards industry certification through the Project Management Institute (PMI), specifically the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) designation. This certification provides students with an opportunity for career growth and advancement.

  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
  • 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.
  • Administrative Officer
  • Administrative Services Coordinator
  • Business Services Officer
  • Implementation Officer
  • Office Coordinator
  • Planning Officer
  • Public Trustee

Sales Associate Certificate

The Sales Associate Certificate program provides students with the sales skills necessary to meet the demands of today’s retail business. This program is designed to engage students in basic sales training giving them a good start in any sales position.

  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
  • The understanding of how to greet customers; and discuss merchandise or services sought for purchase, rental or lease.
  • The ability to estimate or quote prices and terms, and prepare contracts; accept payments.
  • The skills to assist in display of merchandise and maintain sales records.

Sales Associates sell, rent or lease a range of technical and non-technical goods and services directly to consumers. Job titles include: audio equipment salesperson, automobile salesperson, car rental agent, clothing salesperson, department store clerk, furniture salesperson, and hardware store clerk.