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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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National Screen Institute - Winnipeg & Toronto
Courses / Programs
The National Screen Institute — Canada (NSI) with headquarters in Winnipeg, is a film and television training school. Training is based around the philosophy that the best way to learn is by doing. Our market-driven training programs have led to employment for graduates by giving them a competitive edge. According to the latest NSI alumni survey, 97% of respondents are working in the film and television industry.

NSI’s training programs are led by experts in film, television and digital media – they deliver workshops and seminars and mentor participants. Participants are not required to pay tuition fees or relocate. NSI trains program participants in one centre for a short period of time. Participants then return to their home communities and work with local mentors on their projects, under the leadership of the program manager.

To be eligible for any of our training programs you must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant, reside in Canada and be over the age of 18.
-Short film training - NSI Drama Prize
-Feature film training - NSI Features First
-TV series development - NSI Totally Television
-TV marketing - NSI Global Marketing
-Programs for Aboriginal only students
-NSI Storytellers, NSI New Voices
-Video game development
Body Pro Beauty & Aesthetics Academy Inc.
Courses / Programs
Body Pro Beauty & Aesthetics Academy Inc. is an accredited beauty school centrally located in Brampton in the Greater Toronto Area, approximately 17 miles (27 km) northwest of Toronto in southern Ontario. As well as Brampton, we serve Mississauga, Toronto, the surrounding areas of southern Ontario and international students. We offer programs in advanced aesthetics, spa beauty therapy, make-up artistry, hairstyling / cosmetology, skin and nail care and more.

Graduates from the Academy go on to pursue rewarding careers at Beauty Salons, Spas and Medical Esthetic Clinics across Canada, while having the option to come back for postgraduate advanced courses that reflect market demands. Body Pro Beauty & Aesthetics Academy Inc. is accredited by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities and is registered as a private career college under the private career colleges’ act.

Body Pro’s proven methods of intelligent direction and hands on practical training allow graduates to exceed industry standards. Students are taught by experienced and qualified professionals who are pioneers in the beauty & cosmetology industry, and hold years of teaching experience.
Accredited Beauty Programs:

- Advanced Aesthetics / Spa Beauty Therapy diploma program

- Nail Technician diploma program

- Hairstyling diploma program

- Paramedical / Medical Aesthetics certificate program

- Beauty certificate courses: Make Up Design, Nail Art, Manicure, Pedicure, Ear Candling, Reflexology, Hair Design..

- Educational seminars
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
- Network & Database Administrator
- Network Systems Admin / Engineer
- Supply Chain Management
- Teaching English - TESL
IIBS College, Mississauga & Toronto
Courses / Programs
IIBS College is a leading provider of corporate and professional training services in the area of ERP, Project Management, Business Analysis, Quality Assurance and CompTIA. IIBS College has training facilities in Toronto and Mississauga, in Southern Ontario, Canada. We offer trainees excellent best-of-class instruction, training facilities, lab support and a clear roadmap to a successful career. IIBS College offers training in SAP, PMP, BA, CBAP, Comptia and QA Software Testing.

An approved training provider of PMI, IIBA, ISCEA, COMPTIA and other education alliances, IIBS has provided training to hundreds of graduates on their way to certification, since 2005. Many of these students have achieved great success in their careers after completing the training in IIBS. IIBS is also an Authorized Testing Center (ATC) for all exams offered by Pearson Vue, Promatric and Castleworldwide (CBAP).

IIBS College also successfully trained hundreds of candidates funded by second career and skill upgrade programs as an approved PCC college of MTCU. IIBS's focused customized corporate training offers clients cost effective solutions to upgrade their IT skills force.
Corporate & Professional Career Training programs:

SAP / Business Objects training:
- SAP Software Training
- SAP Functional Training
- SAP Consulting
- SAP Training Courses
- SAP Certification

Business Analyst / IT Training:
- QA-SW Testing training program
- Certified Supply Chain Management (CSCM) program
- CompTIA courses.

Project Management Training:
- PMP Certification offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI).
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. 

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.