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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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Kualalumpur, Malaysia;   St.Michael, Barbados;   China;   Baguio, Benguet, Philippines;   Tabaco, Philippines;   Kuwait;   Oulu, Finland;   Japan;   Key West, USA;   Montego Bay, Jamaica;   and more.
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Academy of Learning, Victoria
Courses / Programs
The Academy of Learning is a private post secondary college that has been in Victoria, British Columbia in Canada since 1986. We offer programs in computerized business applications, accounting, payroll, management skills training as well as IT and Health programs. The college offers accredited Certificate, Diploma and individualized programs for people that are working, upgrading or changing their career direction. Their flexibility, one-on-one attention and strong career and employment support provided are the benchmarks of their continued success.

With over 20 years in Victoria, it is evident by the valuable working relationships continuously nurtured and developed with both corporate and government agencies that the Academy of Learning understands the importance of sound business practices, consistent customer service and a dedication to the community. The Academy of Learning is the only career college with 2 campuses – downtown Victoria and the Westshore.
We offer accredited Certificate and Diploma programs in

- Accounting
- Business
- Sales
- Marketing
- Customer Service
- Information Technology
- Office Administration
- Graphic and Web Design
- Health and Medical Care

We are located in downtown Victoria. We also have a campus on the Westshore.
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 the content available to study 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."
• Patti, Mississippi
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: 2021-10-08
Updated: 2021-10-08
National Personal Training Institute, Toronto
Courses / Programs
Conveniently situated in Mississauga and serving the Greater Toronto Area, National Personal Training Institute (NPTI) is a leading personal trainer school. We provide an innovative and comprehensive Personal Fitness Trainer diploma program taught by experienced and qualified instructors. It will provide you with the specialized knowledge and skills you need for a successful and rewarding career as a Personal Trainer. You can complete this course in as little as six months, or attend class each Saturday for a year. Day, evening, and weekend class are available.

At NPTI, we are committed to providing a high standard of education for our aspiring fitness professionals. Our curriculum is geared to the needs of today’s health-minded people. Our modern facility has the latest exercise equipment and learning materials for an effective and comfortable learning environment. We emphasize hands-on, practical training, and offer FREE ongoing consultation with nutritionists and fitness experts. Free job placement assistance is also available for all our graduates.

Student Testimonial:
"I believe that this personal training course has given me the confidence and knowledge base to be a great personal trainer. The staff is top notch, very approachable whenever I had questions and supportive in their advice. The practical aspect of this course is without a doubt the biggest asset. No other program offers it...Don't hesitate to take your personal training course with NPTI."
- Steve, NPTI Graduate
- Personal Fitness Training Program:
500-hour comprehensive program that can be completed in 6 months (5 hours a day, 4 days a week) or over the course of 1 year (8 hours every Saturday).

Training includes 300 hours of classroom instruction plus 200 hours supervised, hands-on gym time. You will also have a practical internship with 6 months of hands-on experience in a fitness facility with a personal trainer.
Synergy College of Management, Technology and Health Care
Courses / Programs
At Synergy College of Management, Technology and Health Care in downtown Toronto, Ontario, our Certificate and Diploma programs are designed specifically to help students succeed in today's job market. Courses include Network Engineering, Business Management, and more.

Each of our programs are developed with the help of industry leaders and taught by faculty who has been in the trenches. Whether the students are gunning for a diploma, or in need of Corporate Training, we provide the education and guidance to set them on their way to a better career.

Synergy College is a member of the Ontario Association of Career Colleges and National Association of Career Colleges. Different in some respects from the community college route, at Synergy, students will find an intensive learning experience in a compacted period of time. Choosing Synergy College means choosing a future.

Synergy College is committed to make sure that every student has a superior experience. Synergy College is committed to providing world-class training and an unbeatable educational experience at affordable prices. All our efforts focus on the success and satisfaction of our students.
Diploma Programs:
- Business Management
- Network Engineering

IT Certificate Programs:
- Microsoft Certifications
- Oracle
- Java
- Visual Studio
- SQL Server
- Windows Server
- Windows Client
- Database and Grids
- VMware
- Datacenter Virtualization
- Informatica
- PowerCenter Developer
- Automated Testing Tools
- Software Testing & more..

Corporate Training Programs:
- Microsoft Word
- Microsoft PowerPoint
- Microsoft Excel
- Project Management
- Productivity Tools & more
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
Stenberg College
Courses / Programs
For over 20 years, Stenberg College in Surrey in the Greater Vancouver area BC, has been dedicated to education that uses the most current industry techniques and methods so graduates enter the job market with relevant sought-after skills. We offer nursing, health care & human services certificate and diploma programs. In direct consultation with the professional community, Stenberg College develops programs that are targeted at meeting industry demands for certain skill sets, thereby giving our graduates the highest possible opportunity for employment and success.

Stenberg College is both registered and accredited by the Private Career Training Institutions Agency (PCTIA) of British Columbia. PCTIA is the government regulatory agency for private schools in the province of BC. Our programs are also recognized by Provincial and Federal governing bodies and professional associations such as the Canadian Medical Association, as applicable.
Nursing, Health Care & Human Services Certificate / Diploma Programs:

- Cardiology Technologist Diploma
- Community Mental Health & Addictions Worker Diploma
- Hospital Support Specialist Diploma
- Medical Office Assistant Diploma
- Nursing Unit Clerk Diploma
- Practical Nursing Diploma
- Psychiatric Nursing Diploma
- Health Care Assistant (formerly Resident Care Attendant) Certificate
- Special Education Assistant Diploma
- Early Childhood Educator Certificate
- Medical Laboratory Assistant Diploma