Training Courses in North Battleford

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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.

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

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.

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.

Community Service Worker Diploma

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.

Admissions Requirements

  • 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

Objectives

  • 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

Career Opportunties

  • 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 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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

Medical Office Management Certificate

The Medical Office Management 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.

Medical Office Management Diploma

The Medical Office Management 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.

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.

Admissions Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Student Status

Objectives

  • Gain an understanding of various software applications.
  • Gain the ability to supervise and perform a wide variety of office related duties.

Career Opportunties

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.

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 Adviser/Clerk
  • Payroll Officer/Clerk

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

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.

Admissions Requirements

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

Objectives

Improve students’ English:

 

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

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

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