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Health Care / Medical Career Training in Vancouver Island BC

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Discovery Community College, BC:
Discovery Community College is an assistant private training institute with multiple locations throughout Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland in British Columbia. We provide a range of on-site and online Healthcare programs in fields such as Health Care Assisting, Practical Nursing, Community Support, and more. Our Diploma & Certificate programs are supported by a professional faculty that works with you to help discover your potential, and develop skills to succeed in today’s job market.

Why Choose Discovery Community College?


- Pursue a Rewarding Career Helping Others
If you’re a compassionate person, interested in working with and helping others and you’re looking to get established in a rewarding professional career, training in Healthcare could be an excellent opportunity for you.

- Achieve Your Career Goals
Our programs are efficiently designed to equip our graduates with all the knowledge and experience they need to achieve their career goals in short periods of time – meaning you’ll be earning more money in a position you love even sooner.

- Job Growth in B.C.’s Healthcare Sector
According to B.C. Stats and Work Futures B.C., employment levels in B.C.’s healthcare sector have grown by 28% since 1997 – which is higher than average for all industries.

On-site / Online Diploma & Certificate Healthcare Training Programs :


On-site Programs:
- Practical Nurse (LPN)
- Community Support Worker
- Health Care Assistant
- Medical Dental Office Management
- Dental Accounting Admin Diploma
- Dental Assistant Level II

Interactive Online / Distance Learning Programs:
- Health Care Certificate
- EMS and Firefighters Program
- Health Information Management
- Alternative Medicine
- Ancillary
- Veterinary

Student Testimonials:
“Going back to college was one of the better decisions I have made. My experience at Discovery College has been an exceptional one.”
- Darshan, Graduate - Medical Dental Office Assistant

“Discovery Community College gave me the training and skills to get into the work force. The small class size, hands on training and superb teaching gave me the confidence and knowledge…”
- Kiel, Graduate - Health Care Assistant

“I can proudly say that going to Discovery was one of the greatest choices I have made in my life. Now I not only have a job, but a career which I am proud of.”
- Ana, Graduate - Community Support Worker

Email: Contact Us

Address: 1130 Shoppers Row, Campbell River, British Columbia, V9W2C8, Canada
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2021-07-09 were from:

Burnaby; Vancouver; Qualicum Beach; and more.
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Medix College of Healthcare, Brampton
Courses / Programs
Located in Brampton ON, Medix College of Healthcare is a private career institute that provides a wide range professional healthcare training courses in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). All of our students receive hands-on, practical courses designed to quickly get you started on your chosen career path. Our healthcare diploma programs prepare students for the growing healthcare industry in Canada. Courses include Massage Therapy, Medical Lab Assistant, Medical Office Administrator, Pharmacy Assistant, and more.

For over 40 years Medix College has been providing industry leading healthcare career training for those looking to become medical professionals. Currently Medix College has six campuses across Ontario with each featuring state-of-the-art facilities.
Allied Health / Medical Career Training Diploma Programs:

- Community Service Worker
- Early Childcare Assistant
- Fitness and Health Promotion
- Intra Oral Dental Assistant
- Massage Therapy
- Medical Lab Assistant / Technician
- Medical Office Administrator
- Personal Support Worker
- Pharmacy Assistant
Alberta Academy of Learning, Edmonton
Courses / Programs
Do you want to start a new career in the field of allied healthcare? With conveniently-located campuses in downtown Edmonton, West Edmonton Mall and South Edmonton, the Alberta Academy of Learning provides a quality Health Care Aide (HCA) certificate program. This program may be studied full-time (22 weeks) or part-time (52 weeks).

A Health Care Aide is a core member of the health care team in the continuing care sector. To meet the need for an adequate supply of appropriately-trained health care aides, the Government of Alberta Health Care Aide Program was developed for delivery by training providers. The Academy of Learning has supplemented this government program with First Aid training, the prestigious Lou Tice "Thought Patterns for a Successful Career", and "Job Search and Resume Writing" Skills along with job placement assistance. The program also includes 3 practicums (work experience placements).

This program may also be studied at Alberta Academy of Learning campuses in Calgary, Medicine Hat and Red Deer, AB.
- Health Care Aide certification program: May be studied full-time (22 weeks) or part-time (52 weeks). The program also includes 3 practicums (work experience placements).
Focus Education Centre of Canada, Medical Exam Prep Courses
Courses / Programs
• Conveniently situated in the heart of Mississauga ON, in the Greater Toronto Area. Focus Education Centre of Canada (FECC) specializes in providing quality medical examination preparation courses to international students from around the world who hope to study or work in Canada or the United States.

• FECC offers comprehensive Medical Licensing Exam preparation for Canada: MCCQE1, NAC OSCE, MCCQE 2, and United States: USMLE Step1, USMLE Step 2 CK and CS for international medical students and/or international medical graduates (IMGs).

• FECC is the only organization in Canada to provide medical exam prep tutorials in a classroom setting. Class sizes limit to 10 students per session to enhance individual learning experience.

• FECC instructors are qualified & experienced tutors. The preparatory courses provide guidance in High-Yield topics and Clinical Decision Making questionnaires. In addition, students are encouraged to enhance exam performance by making changes to study habits & diet.

• FECC enrolled students can benefit by repeating the same course once at no additional cost. Returning students are offered a discounted price for other medical prep courses & are provided with individualized mentorship.

Review
"Excellent helpful administration. A Brilliant medical director. Nice environment full of positive energy. I scored above 95th percentiles in the Canadian exams EE & QE1. I've seen many IMG schools in Ontario. FECC is my best so far. I think they teach it the right way."
Medical Exam Prep Courses:
• MCCQE (Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination, MCCQE1 & MCCQE 2)

• NAC OSCE (National Assessment Collaboration - Objective Structured Clinical Examination)

• USMLE (United States Medical Licensing Examination, USMLE Step1 & USMLE Step 2 CK and CS)

• USA Dental School Interview Prep course

• Canadian Residency Application Prep.

We also offer online courses.
Omnicom School of Languages, Toronto & Calgary
Courses / Programs
Situated just 12km north of Downtown Toronto, in North York ON, Omnicom School of Languages has been providing quality English language courses to students from all over the world for forty years. We also have a campus in Calgary, Alberta. Our high-quality academic programs are available for beginner to advanced level English learners, and include complete English immersion experiences, Business English courses, specialized ESL exam preparation such as IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, college preparation pathway programs, a Homestay program, and more.

Students can choose from short to long-term study options, with courses ranging from 2 to 48 weeks in length. We also provide a range of Summer & Winter ESL programs at our schools.

We have a variety of programs to suit all your needs, including a homestay program for you to experience North American culture and lifestyle, and exciting and fun activities to guarantee a rich and fulfilling experience. Upon arrival, a complete placement test (listening, speaking, reading, writing, structures and grammar) is administered to each student to ensure that he or she starts at the correct level. Certificates are awarded upon successful completion of studies.

Our dedicated staff have the skills and experience to help you succeed in your language goals. There is no substitute for personalized instruction from recognized experts. This is why so many people from around the world choose Omnicom School of Languages.
Beginner to Advanced Level English Language (ESL) Courses:
- Intensive English Programs
- Private English Lessons
- Summer/Winter Language Activity Courses

Level-Specific English Courses:
- English Exam Prep (IELTS, TOEIC, TOEFL iBT, Cambridge FCE/CAE, CAEL, GRE, GMAT)
- Study & Work in Canada
- Academic/College Prep Pathways
- Business English
- English for Tourism & Hospitality
- English for Nursing
- Power English for Life
- Focus on Communication
- TESL Teacher Training (Calgary only)
- Homestay Program
University Canada West - Online Bachelor of Commerce
Courses / Programs
UCW Vancouver:
University Canada West (UCW) is a private, business-oriented university in Vancouver which offers MBA and Bachelor degrees that prepare you to be an effective leader in the workplace.

UCW is known for its innovation and effectiveness across Canada and abroad. It aims to prepare students for professional-level careers. UCW Vancouver transforms students into graduates who are ready to be the leaders of tomorrow.

Online Bachelor of Commerce:
The Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) online syllabus consists of four tiers: university foundation, disciplinary foundation, disciplinary applications, and integrative applications. As a whole, the qualification covers the foundations of all aspects of businesses and the way they are operated.  You will see vast improvements in your writing and research skills, as well as the ability to perform well as part of a team.

Those who graduate from the ACBSP-accredited Bachelor of Commerce online program will gain a new found knowledge of contemporary business practices, and the refined ability to use critical thinking to analyze and interpret information to make informed decisions.

Student Testimonial:
“I love the flexibility of the online classes, as well as the structure of the weekly course load and due dates. I was able to complete my school work around my work, family and social life.”
Megan Clifton, 2017 Medal for Academic Excellence recipient
Tier 1 University Foundation
• Principles of Accounting
• Introduction to Business
• Mass Media & Society
plus 7 modules

Tier 2 Disciplinary Foundation
• Business Environment
• Information Systems for Managers
• Communications Theory
• Writing for Specific Audiences
• Organizational Behaviour
• Statistics
• Marketing Management

Tier 3 Disciplinary Applications
• Managerial Accounting
• Business Law
• Professional Communications
• Finance
• Research Methodology
• Human Resource Management
• Operations Management

Tier 4 Integrative Applications
• Strategy and Decision Making
• Business Capstone 1
• Business Capstone 2
NorQuest College, Edmonton
Courses / Programs
Start an exciting new career in the rapidly-growing field of allied healthcare with NorQuest College in downtown Edmonton, Alberta. NorQuest College provides a Health Care Aide (HCA) certificate program. Licensed to deliver the Alberta Health and Wellness HCA provincial curriculum, our HCA program is available in a range of study modes: Full-time study (21 weeks), Part-time study (32 weeks), Distance learning (32 weeks), Online learning (32 weeks). The full-time program is available only in downtown Edmonton. Part-time study is available in Edmonton and also Wetaskiwin, Stony Plain, Hinton, Drayton Valley, and select communities throughout Alberta, based on interest.

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be prepared to work in continuing care institutions, group homes, home care agencies, assisted or supportive living, specialized care centres and programs, acute care hospitals, day programs, and private care.
- Health Care Aide (HCA) certificate course available in full-time (21 weeks) and part-time (32 weeks) study modes. In addition, this course can be completed via distance learning or online learning.