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Vancouver Community College:
Vancouver Community College (VCC) has two campus locations in Vancouver; one in East Broadway, and another in the Downtown area of the city. VCC is the oldest publically-funded college in the province of British Columbia (BC), and we provide a wide range of Certificate, Diploma and Degree programs to international students. Our extensive range of programs include ESL, university transfer, and applied degree and / or career training in hospitality, business, music, transportation trades, design and technology, instructor training and English teaching. We serve 25,000 students a year, making it the largest college in the province.

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Certificate, Diploma & Degree Programs for International Students:

Photo of College Courses in Vancouver BC, Canada- Baking and Pastry Arts – International ESL Certificate:
This program is team taught by both Baking and Pastry Arts and ESL instructors. English as a Second Language instruction develops vocabulary particular to the trade which is reinforced in the classroom. Students must successfully complete each level before progressing to the next level.

:  13 months

- Culinary Arts Certificate:
VCC's Culinary Arts program is one of the most highly respected industry training programs in the country, led by experienced chefs who routinely win medals in regional, national and international competitions.

Duration:  10 months 

- International ESL Hair Design Certificate:
The Hair Design Program is divided into three levels and is 12 months in length. The first two levels of this program are designed to cover all core aspects of the industry on a progressive scale, demanding an increase in competence at each level. The final level is specifically designed for the student to complete their chosen course of study.

Duration:  12 months

- Administrative Assistant Certificate:
Students are taught secretarial skills, as well as the latest advances in office technology and are trained to work as an administrative assistant in industries such as manufacturing, finance, insurance, real estate, hospitality, transportation, government agencies and service organizations. From effective oral and written communications and time management techniques, to the latest computer word processing, spreadsheet and graphics software, you'll also learn practical skills working alone and in groups. 

:  8 months

- Hospitality Management Diploma:
The Hospitality Management Diploma program provides a well-rounded curriculum geared to provide initial employment skills and the potential for future management growth. In the first year of this two-year program, studies focus on general business management courses applied to hotel and restaurant settings. The second year consists of hospitality management courses, including food and beverage cost controls, human resources, marketing, hospitality law, management principles and a Hotel Simulation course.

Duration:  2 years

- Hospitality Management Degree:
The Bachelor of Hospitality Management provides students with a course of studies that combines theoretical training with industry specific analysis and study. Bridging the Hospitality Management diploma, graduates of the provincial core of hospitality management diploma courses* with an overall average of C+ or better can begin studies in the third year of the degree.

The two-years of degree studies consist of fifteen courses over four semesters with a full internship. Industry experience and other courses of studies are individually evaluated for placement.

Duration:  2 years

- Music Diploma:
The Music Diploma Program provides professional training for potential and practicing musicians. It also provides necessary courses of instruction for performance-oriented students who may wish to pursue their studies at a more advanced level following the completion of the college program. For post-secondary students who have not yet decided on specialized career training, the Music Diploma Program is designed with maximum flexibility, allowing all students the opportunity to choose alternate courses of study at any time during the two-year program.

Duration:  2 years

- Dance Diploma:
Students in the Dance Diploma aspire to a career in professional dance in ballet and/or modern dance. Ideal students seek to develop an advanced level of technical and choreographic skill leading to more advanced professional training. Other students may wish to develop a comprehensive knowledge base in ballet and / or modern dance and arts management skills with an intent to launch private studios or join established training organizations.

Duration:  2 years

- Automotive Service Technician Certificate:
The Automotive Service Technician Program is designed to train people for the automotive repair industry. Graduates will have acquired basic knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to carry out their duties in a safe,  ethical, and professional manner.

Duration:  12 months

- Drafting Technician Certificate:

Term 1:
 The first three months covers the study of concepts, techniques and accepted practices in the drafting industry. Students learn computer aided drafting and are introduced to specialty areas of drafting.

Term 2:  The steel detailing student learns how steel is produced for the construction industry, and by means of a field trip, how it is fabricated for site installation. The basic concepts involved in steel detailing, including bolting, welding and connection types, are introduced through a series of small industrial drawing projects.

Term 3:  Students advance to larger, more complex projects utilizing wind bracing, full-strength welding, and steel truss detailing, and culminating in a project that mirrors the day-to-day activities in a drafting office.

Duration:  10 months

- BC Provincial Instructor Diploma
The BC Provincial Instructor Diploma Program provides participants with an excellent opportunity to develop and refine their skills, concepts, and best practices to become an adult educator.

:  Varies

- Fashion Art Diploma:
The Fashion Arts Diploma Program is designed for individuals entering the fashion industry. Students who have previously acquired the Fashion Arts Certificate or Advanced Certificate will be able to ladder into this Diploma Program. This program has been designed to produce graduates with the highly desirable combination of creative flair and technical competence. This is achieved throughout the program by developing both creative ability and an awareness of technological and business applications.

Duration:  2 years

- University Transfer
VCC offers a variety of first-year, fully transferable university credit courses in the arts and sciences. You can complete thirty credits towards a degree or take single courses as electives or prerequisites for transfer to other college or university programs, or into VCC diploma programs such as Music, Dental Hygiene, or Hospitality Management.

You can apply for transfer credit across Canada as well as have the opportunity to participate in a college setting with smaller class sizes, greater access to and support from instructors and a learning environment that is centred around you and your educational or professional goals.

Duration:  4 months

- ESL (English as a Second Language) Programs:
Renowned for its English as a Second Language training, VCC offers ESL classes for immigrants and refugees living in Canada, as well as for international visa students and visitors. With flexible hours and locations, classes are available from the Low Beginner level to First-Year University English and English for Work courses.

* International ESL students:  General English, English for Academic Purposes and University Transfer & English for Careers

* ESL career programs for international and local students
:  Baking and Pastry ESL, Cooking ESL & Health Care Assistant ESL

- TESOL Certificate:
The TESOL Certificate Program is designed for students wanting to teach English to adult speakers of other languages. The program of studies offers a balanced curriculum featuring both the theory and practice of teaching of English. This program examines the instructional methodology used for a communicative approach to listening, speaking, reading and writing skills, pronunciation and grammar. Additionally the program provides opportunities for micro‐teaching, classroom observations, and practice teaching.

Duration:  4 weeks

- TESOL Diploma:
The TESOL Diploma program is designed for students who want to teach English to speakers of other languages (TESOL). The TESOL Diploma Program is the largest English language teacher training program of its kind in Western Canada. It consists of 10 courses, including a teaching internship, providing approximately 314 hours of training. This program prepares graduates to teach from beginner to college preparatory level English language.

:  10 months

We also offer a Summer Group ESL Program

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Address: 250 West Pender St., Vancouver, BC , Canada
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Evergreen College, Toronto Campus
Courses / Programs
Conveniently situated close to the intersection of King St. & Yonge St. in central Toronto, Evergreen College provides a wide range of diploma programs that prepare you for successful careers in fields including Business Administration, Pharmacy Assistant, Early Childcare Assistant, and Computer System & Network Specialist. Registered as a private career college, our Toronto campus is located only 1 minute from King Subway Station. Evergreen College also has campuses in Brampton, Mississauga and Scarborough, Ontario.

At Evergreen College, our small class sizes create a higher-quality learning environment and superior training. Our diplomas are “market-oriented”, meaning they have been designed to meet the real needs of the job market. Our Career Services offer Co-op / Field Placements to our students, giving them real-world experience which leads to successful integration in their field.

Our well-prepared instructors are experienced specialists in their field; holding advanced degrees and the working knowledge to assist their students. Our facilities (classes and labs) are equipped with the most modern equipment including new computers, servers and network devices with the latest software releases in each program of study. Our mission is to guide each student to success by imparting the relevant theoretical and practical knowledge they need, while building confidence in an ongoing support structure geared to meet the needs of the job market.
Career Diploma Programs:
- Business Administration in International Trading
- Computerized Accounting and Payroll
- Medical Office Administration
- Pharmacy Assistant
- Community Service Worker
- Personal Support Worker
- Early Childcare Assistant
- Computer System & Network Specialist
Canadian Centre for Verbatim Studies
Courses / Programs
• Canadian Centre for Verbatim Studies is a Ministry-approved career college that specializes in the online training and professional development of Authorized Court Transcriptionists (ACT), and Digital Legal Monitors.

• We provide a 14-week online Court Transcription certification program as well as a 4 to 16-week Digital Legal Monitor / Court Reporter course for home-study students living in Canada.

• We offer our students the rare opportunity to achieve a qualification that allows you to work in the middle of the action of the legal profession without a law degree!

Court Transcription course:
• All classes are delivered by a professional transcriptionist who has worked for several years as an educator, a court reporter for the Ontario courts, and an ACT.

• We provide students with a comprehensive education in court transcript production, and ensure that they are fully equipped to produce accurate, reliable transcripts of legal proceedings.

• Graduates meet the transcript qualification standards set out by the Ministry of the Attorney General of Ontario, and are eligible to register and become an Authorized Court Transcriptionist (ACT).

Digital Legal Monitor course:
• A digital monitor is also responsible for all of the duties of a court reporter, including marking exhibits, swearing in witnesses, and providing playbacks.

• Students will have access to the course for 4 months. Students can sit the final exam at any time.
Online Court Transcription Certification Program:
Duration: 14 weeks

• The final exam takes place in-person in Toronto or Ottawa. 

Online Digital Legal Monitor / Court Reporter Program:
Duration: 4-16 weeks

• A DLM is a type of court reporter who uses audio equipment to record in-court proceedings.

• While this Digital Legal Monitor course is designed to be taken in 4 weeks, students will have access to the course for 4 months.
Herzing College, Toronto
Courses / Programs
Herzing College, located in the Toronto Eaton Centre in downtown Toronto, Ontario, provides educational training programs in healthcare, business, technology, design and public safety. Since 1968, we have been educating students and providing them with marketable skills for the workplace.

At Herzing College, the main objective of our diploma, certificate and professional certification programs is to equip our graduates with marketable skills that they can utilize in obtaining financially and emotionally rewarding careers. Every diploma program at our Toronto campus includes an internship to gain work experience. We're committed to your success, and are proud of the employment record of our graduates.

Herzing College has more than 40,000 graduates in technology, business, health care, and design since 1965. From technology to health care, you'll find the education that's right for you. Many programs include opportunities for industry certification such as A+, Linux+, Network+, MCITP 2008, MCTS 2007 and Cisco CCNA.
Diploma, Certificate and Professional Certification Programs include the following areas:

Healthcare Programs:
- Community Services Worker
- Medical Office Administrator

Business Programs:
- Business Administration
- Financial Services Representative
- Law Clerk
- Paralegal

Technology Programs:
- MCITP 2008 Certification
- Network Systems Technology

Design Programs:
- 3D Animation
- Computer Graphic Design
- Web Design

Public Safety Programs:
- Police Foundations
Trios College
Courses / Programs
triOS College Business Technology Healthcare is a leading private career college providing career training in the Ontario market. triOS College offers Diploma and Certificate programs in the faculties of Business & Criminal Justice, Technology, Healthcare. Programs range between 8-52 weeks and start throughout the year, with campus locations in Windsor, London, Kitchener, Hamilton, Mississauga, Toronto. We ensure that our programs are designed to satisfy your education requirements and exceed your expectations. triOS College is a member in good standing with the Ontario Association of Career Colleges and the National Association of Career Colleges, Microsoft IT Academy, Comptia E2C Program. triOS Financial Aid Officers are available to assist students, who have met triOS admission requirements.
Business Administration, Accounting & Payroll, Office Administrator, Administrative Assistant, Microsoft Office Applications, Travel & Tourism, Criminal Justice Programs, Police Foundations, Legal Assistant, Paralegal, Law & Security Officer, Network Engineer, Network Specialist (MCSE) (Multi-OS, Network Technician, MCSE, MCSA, e-Commerce Web Designer, Web Technology Specialist, Pharmacy Technician, Personal Support Worker, Medical Office Assistant, Community Services Worker, Physiotherapist Assistant, Medical Transcriptionist.
Vancouver Career College, Abbotsford campus
Courses / Programs
Vancouver Career College, BC is a fully accredited, first-class training facility dedicated to the needs of individuals intent on starting a new career or enhancing their current skills. There are six locations in BC province - Abbotsford, Vancouver, Burnaby, Surrey, Coquitlam and Kelowna. Our career-training programs at our Abbotsford campus will help you to develop the skills you need in the fields of health care and ESL teaching. Our diploma programs include an internship/practicum placement program.

We are fully accredited by the Private Career Training Institutions Agency (PCTIA) of British Columbia. Certain programs are recognized by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of BC (CLPNBC), the Ministry of Children and Family Development of BC, TESL Canada and the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT).

Note: Vancouver Career College only accepts inquiries here from persons living in Canada at present.
Diploma & Certificate Programs:

- Business Admin. Management
- Legal Administrative Assist.
- Medical Office Assist.
- Payroll & Income Tax Practitioner
- Early Childhood Education
- Practical Nursing
- Health Care Assistant
- Medical Laboratory Assist.
- Pharmacy Assistant
- Social Services Worker Foundations
- Social Services Worker Youth Specialist
- Event Planner
- Travel & Tourism
- Web and Mobile Application Development
- Network & Database Administrator
- Network Systems Admin / Engineer
- Cyber Security Specialist
- Supply Chain Management
- Teaching English - TESL
Aviva Spray Tanning Academy
Courses / Programs
• Gain the expert knowledge and skills you need to succeed as a spray tan consultant with Aviva Spray Tanning Academy - one of the leading spray tan training providers in Canada!

• The world's first spray tan training academy, Aviva offers onsite spray tan classes in Toronto ON, Vancouver BC and Montreal, Quebec. In each city, our 1-day certification programs are held in a leading hotel.

• In addition to our in-class training, we provide comprehensive online spray tan classes that allow you to earn your professional certification from the comfort of your own home or office, with content available 24/7.

• All of our spray tan courses come with a 100% money-back guarantee.

• On successful completion of your course, you will be awarded a Spray Tanning Certificate.

• Sunless spray tanning is one of the fastest growing services in the beauty industry, increasing by almost 500% in the past 5 years!

• Our interactive short courses are ideal if you want to add a spray tanning certification to your beauty career portfolio, or to start a successful spray tanning business, or improve the profitability of your current spray tanning business.

Student Review:
"I don't think my business would be where it is today without the quality of the Aviva products & training and all the wonderful marketing information & suggestions the Aviva staff has provided...After completing your online training and adjusting to their methods to the Aviva-Way all our tans are now even and natural."
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In-Class Spray Tan Courses:
In Toronto, Vancouver & Montreal

Sunless 101 Spray Tan Certification Program:
• For beginners to intermediate level
• All of our spray tan classes come with a 100% money-back guarantee.

Online Spray Tan Certification Programs - study at your own pace:
• Sunless 101 Online Course: 3 hours.
Updated: 2020-10-22
Updated: 2020-10-22