Belleville

Academy of Learning Career College

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

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.

  • Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Students
  • Good Command of the English Language
  • Admissions Interview is required
  • Performing a variety of administrative and clerical functions
  • Preparing reports
  • Assisting with overall departmental functions

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

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.

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Business Accounting Diploma (Also available Part-Time)

The objective of this program is to provide the student with the opportunity to acquire knowledge of business concepts, as well as gain valuable computerised accounting and office skills. This program provides graduates with the necessary skills to maintain complete sets of books, keep records of accounts, verify the procedures used for recording financial transactions, and provide personal bookkeeping services.

  • Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Students
  • Good Command of the English Language
  • Admissions Interview is required
  • Handle confidential budget information
  • Process financial reports and memorandum
  • Work with statistical and accounting data
  • Maintain files and records
  • Perform a wide range of office support functions

Careers in computerised accounting are continuously in high demand. Excellent opportunities exist for skilled persons in a variety of accounting related positions, including the role of accounting bookkeeper, across the public and private sectors. The Canadian Bookkeeper’s Association (CBA) recognises that students who successfully complete the Academy of Learning’s Basic Bookkeeping Level 2 have gained the skill set necessary to begin a career in Bookkeeping and are eligible for membership in the Canadian Bookkeeper’s Association.

Business Administration Diploma (Also available Part-Time)

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 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.

  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and passing grade on the admissions test.
  • 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.
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable
  • Audit and Billing Clerk
  • Budget and Costing Clerk
  • Finance or Invoice Clerk
  • Tax Services Clerk
  • Bookkeeper

Community Service Worker Diploma (Virtual)

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.

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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+.

  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
  • 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.
  • Computer Service Technician
  • Electronic Service Technician Supervisor
  • Field Service Technician

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.

  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
  • 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.
  • Accounting Bookkeeping Clerk
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Bookkeeping Clerk
  • Bookkeeper Accountant

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.

  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
  • 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.
  • Conference and Meeting Planner
  • Conference Planner
  • Conference Services Officer
  • Convention Coordinator
  • Event Planner
  • Special Events Organizer
  • Trade Show Planner

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.

  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
  • 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.
  • Library Clerk
  • Courtesy Receptionist
  • Complaint Clerk
  • Inquiries Clerk
  • Information Clerk
  • Order and Payment Clerk
  • Customer Service Representative

Dental Administrative Assistant Diploma

This program is designed to provide employment ready and comprehensively-trained graduates who can work in a dental office. 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. This program is designed to provide employment-ready, comprehensively trained graduates who can work in a dental office.

  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and passing grade on the admissions test.
  • Good Command of the English Language
  • Admissions Interview is required
  • Two letters of reference regarding personal character
  • A recent, clear Criminal Records Check.
  • N-95 Mask Fit Testing which may be a requirement based on provincial requirements
  • Two letters of reference regarding personal character
  • Hepatitis B, other vaccinations and/or a TB test may be required

These graduates are qualified to work in a hands-on administrative and support capacity in a wide variety of dental settings and occupations, including the nine types of dental offices:

  • Endodontists: specialize in root canal
  • Maxillofacial Radiologists: use imaging technology to diagnose disease in the head and neck
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons: operate on the jaws and mouth
  • Oral Pathologists: diagnose oral disease
  • Orthodontists: straighten teeth with braces/retainers
  • Pediatric Dentists: specialize in children’s teeth
  • Periodontists: specialize in gum disease
  • Prosthodontists: replace missing teeth with bridges, crowns or dentures
  • Public Health Dentists: promote preventative dentistry in the community

This program provides students with the basic knowledge, skills, and work experience needed to become permanently employable in any dental setting, with special skills suited to working in a dental practice. Skill development is delivered in two areas.

  • Introductory level anatomy and pathology as it pertains to a dental environment, dental office administration and software, and dental clinical procedures.
  • Full-range of computer and office skills, including current software applications, keyboarding skills, general office management, accounting, personal and professional development, and customer service.

 

These graduates are qualified to work in a hands-on administrative and support capacity in a wide variety of dental settings and occupations, including the nine types of dental offices.

Home Inspection Certificate

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

  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
  • The understanding to ensure that pubic health and safety regulations are met.
  • The ability to identify common problems related to cooling and heat pump systems.
  • The background to inspect residential dwelling, including the interior water supply and distribution systems.
  • The skills to identify any issues, including the material condition, and safety concerns relating to the exterior and interior of a home.
  • The knowledge to comply with the applicable laws and regulations, contracts, and business practices related to home inspection.

To work in either the public or private sector of the home inspection industry, as well as being self employed as a Home Inspector.

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.

  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
  • 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.
  • Hospitality Manager
  • Banquet Manager
  • Food and Beverages Services Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Catering and Conference Services Manager
  • Hotel Clerk Supervisor
  • Reservations Supervisor
  • Theatre Attendants Supervisor

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 Administration Diploma

The Medical Office Administration Diploma provides students with the base knowledge, skills and work experience to become employed in various medical settings.

  • 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.
  • The comprehensive background to provide medical administrative support to all areas and levels in a medical setting.
  • The understanding to serve as the contact individual for the office, in person and on the telephone.
  • The ability to screen patient related telephone calls; respond to inquiries and provide appropriate direction.
  • The skills to transcribe medical consultation letters and reports.
  • The background to administer financial and accounting duties such as processing transactions, paying bills, completing deposits and maintaining the ledger.
  • The knowledge to set-up and maintain office/patient filing systems; verify, process and update data.
  • The training to maintain the computer-based appointment calendar.
  • Personal and professional development and customer service.
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Medical Secretary
  • Medical Stenographer
  • Secretary Ward – Hospital

Medical Office Assistant Diploma (Virtual)

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 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.

  • 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

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.

  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
  • 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).
  • Dental Receptionist
  • Physician’s Receptionist
  • Optometrist’s Receptionist
  • Medical Receptionist

Medical Secretary Certificate

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

  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status and a passing grade on the admissions test.
  • The understanding to work at patient reception and registration.
  • The ability to arrange appointments with specialists.
  • The knowledge to monitor and facilitate patient flow through the clinic.
  • The training to organize and file medical files.
  • The background to provide assistance to physician(s) and nurse(s).
  • The capability to process payments.
  • The ability to maintain daily schedules for physician(s).
  • Medical Receptionist
  • Hospital Information Clerk
  • Admitting Clerk
  • Dental Receptionist

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.