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Stenberg College:
For over 20 years, Stenberg College in Surrey, in the Greater Vancouver area of 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.

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Cardiology Technologist Diploma (Classroom or Online)
Technology is critically important in the healthcare field, and its value will continue to increase in the future. You can be at the forefront of this rapidly evolving area of healthcare delivery by becoming a Cardiology Technologist. You’ll be prepared to enter hospital and clinical settings with the skills necessary to conduct a wide variety of diagnostic procedures including ECG, Stress Tests, Holter Monitoring, and Event Monitoring and you’ll begin your career with total confidence, having spent significant amounts of time with hands-on exercises and in clinical settings under professional supervision during your program.

Photo of Medical & Health Care Training in the Vancouver BC AreaOur program is accredited by the Canadian Medical Association in BC and Alberta and includes a preparation course for the National Registration Exam so graduates can be fully prepared for the exam and become registered with the Canadian Society of Cardiology Technologists. With in-class and online learning options, the Cardiology Technologist program is a great choice.

Community Mental Health & Addictions Worker Diploma (Classroom)
Community Mental Health & Addictions Workers assist individuals with mental health challenges, housing and addiction issues by encouraging and supporting them in their daily lives. They model, teach and support all functions of home life, daily living activities, leisure and recreation for improved quality of life for their clients. They provide assistance, support and skill training to adult men and women to establish and maintain a stable living situation, as independently as possible. They discuss, isolate and assess problems, develop a flexible plan of action, ensure basic needs are met, network clientele with needed services and provide crisis intervention as necessary. They also act as coordinators for volunteers.

The unique curriculum for this program has been prepared in direct partnership with industry agencies supporting individuals with mental health challenges and addictions. Based on the input received from these industry partners, this program has been specifically designed to prepare students – philosophically, mentally/intellectually, emotionally, and experientially – for a successful career with longevity and the potential for advancement in the challenging field of mental health and addictions.

Community Support Worker Diploma (Classroom)
Community Support Workers assist people with learning disabilities, physical challenges or other special needs, along with their families. The program is designed to provide students with a comprehensive theoretical and practical education so graduates can provide support to people of all ages who have developmental disabilities or dual diagnosis (i.e. developmental disability and mental illness). Students learn how to effectively promote the mental, physical and emotional health of people with specialized needs so that they may live as fully and independently as possible. 

The program includes foundational course work and weekly field placements that provide applied practice giving students a continual real-world context as they complete their studies. An intensive practicum occurs at the end of the program. This practicum is the final consolidation of knowledge, skills and abilities so that students are immediately ready to join the workforce upon graduation.

Health Care Assistant Certificate (formerly Resident Care Attendant) (Classroom)
Do you have a caring and compassionate attitude? A sense of professionalism and great patience? To meet the needs of our aging population, Health Regions across BC are opening thousands of new residential and assisted living units; the staffing needs for Resident Care Attendants / Health Care Assistants have never been greater. This is an excellent time to consider training for employment in this rewarding field as opportunities abound!

While most graduates provide care for seniors, our in-class program prepares you to care for adults with a wide variety of chronic health conditions including dementia. You will work with people who will depend on you for daily care, support, encouragement, mobility and more and you will need to be able to build a trusting relationship with your patients and their families.

You may also be involved with palliative care, which emphasizes easing a person's pain, enhancing their quality of life, and supporting their family. You will work as part of a team working with doctors, nurses and other health care professionals. Good communication skills are essential and Stenberg College includes communication training in the program. With small classes and practicum included, our graduates enter the workforce fully prepared to assist their patients live as full a life as possible.

Hospital Support Specialist Diploma
Stenberg College is the only private post-secondary school in British Columbia offering this unique industry-specific program specializing in administrative duties within the heath care field. You’ll receive training in medical terminology, professional communications, office operations, patient admitting & registration, diagnostic imaging, release of information & privacy legislation, health records clerical duties, medical transcription, medical billing, Meditech and other computerized health information systems as applicable. You will be ready for a wide range of job opportunities with ample room for growth and advancement.

This in-class program includes several weeks of practicum so students can experience several areas of the hospital environment to really get a feel for the kinds of careers they qualify for upon graduation. There are also a wide range of employer options including but not limited to hospitals, private clinics, universities, research facilities, allied services such as insurance or medical billing companies, and more! This one-of-a-kind program is perfect for your career in medical administration.

Medical Laboratory Assistant Diploma (Classroom)
Medical laboratory assistants are clinical support staff; they perform work that helps doctors diagnose and treat diseases. Lab Assistants work with the public and often for only short periods of time so customer service skills are a must as is an ability to create a trusting relationship with patients in a short amount of time. We work with students on building these skills along with the needed technical skills to produce graduates that are highly employable.

The Stenberg College curriculum exceeds the British Columbia Society of Laboratory Science standards in many areas and includes a mandatory practicum so our graduates are sure to be fully prepared for work in the field. Our program includes topics such as medical and legal ethics, anatomy and physiology, asepsis, blood collection, hematology and pathology and more! Stenberg College works very closely with labs and community hospitals and strives at all times to maintain our reputation for producing highly skilled graduates who are rapidly employed.

Medical Office Assistant Diploma (Classroom)
If you’re looking for a rewarding career in healthcare administration, you’ll love being a Medical Office Assistant. This program will prepare you to work with healthcare professionals and you'll learn the skills necessary to perform general office and medical office duties as well as assist in preparing patients for physicians, surgeons and practitioners.

Included in this in-class program are courses in medical terminology, anatomy & physiology, professional communications, medical office procedures and more. You’ll be responsible for maintaining patient charts, updating patient information, scheduling appointments, handling billing of patients, working with insurance forms and more and the practicum portion of the program will fully prepare you for employment in this ever-changing work environment.

Nursing Unit Clerk Diploma (Classroom)
Nursing Unit Clerks, originally known as ward clerks, act as the anchors of patient care departments. The Nursing Unit Clerk’s focus is on the non-clinical tasks of the department, and delivering and communicating the physician’s orders with the nursing staff and the other departments (laboratory, diagnostic imaging, pharmacy, dietary, and therapies). Without the unit coordinator, the nursing staff would be unable to complete their duties. This program will fully prepare you to successfully work in this essential position.

Most graduates are employed in hospital settings with other opportunities also available in extended, intermediate or long-term care facilities or private surgical clinics. Our in-class program includes training in software programs typically used by hospitals, patient admissions, transfers & discharges, transcription of medical orders for medication, lab orders, surgical orders, diagnostic orders and more. This in-class program includes several weeks of practicum to fully prepare you for employment and our graduates are highly regarded by health authorities throughout the province.

Practical Nursing Diploma (Classroom)
Caring for the sick, injured and disabled is more than a career; it’s a calling. And it’s one that can be yours if you combine your natural senses of compassion and commitment with specialized education in nursing. The Practical Nursing Diploma Program at Stenberg College will provide you with the education you need to become a Practical Nurse in a variety of healthcare facilities where you will work as part of a team along with other nurses, physicians and health care professionals.

You will administer medication and monitor its effectiveness, document patient progress, assist with rehabilitation, educate your patients about their health issues, advocate for your patients and their families and more. You’ll be taught by experienced nursing educators who can share their real-life experience and knowledge for your benefit. Our in-class program utilizes modern and up-to-date lab facilities on campus as well as required practicum and preceptorship sessions to fully prepare students for employment and to write the required Registration Exam for licensure through the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of BC.

Over 96% of our graduates pass the registration exam on their first try, exceeding the average Provincial and National pass rates. Stenberg College is the best choice for your nursing education.

Psychiatric Nursing Diploma (Online)
Canada is going through a significant nursing shortage which is all the more acute in the field of Psychiatric Nursing. In British Columbia, there is a need for more Registered Psychiatric Nurses (RPN), particularly outside the urban areas of the province.

In addition to this, the workforce is aging – the average age of a Registered Psychiatric Nurse in BC is 47 years. The number of retirees from the profession is exceeding the number of new graduates. Moreover, just over 90% of Registered Psychiatric Nurses live in urban areas of BC. These factors lead Stenberg College to create this on-line program, allowing residents outside the major urban areas of BC to obtain this valued and vital education and in-turn be able to service the communities in which they live. If you're looking to work in a variety of mental health areas, providing psychiatric nursing services to the public, this is the program for you.

You will receive instruction in therapeutic relationships, clinical supervision, pathophysiological concepts, pharmacology, philosophy, ethics, issues specific to First-Nations, substance use and misuse, and more! With 6 practice education sessions you will put to practice the skills necessary to work in this evolving and exciting career.

Special Education Assistant Diploma (Classroom or Hybrid Online & Classroom)
There are few things in life as rewarding as helping an individual with special needs achieve their full potential in life. As a Special Education Assistant you’ll assist elementary and secondary school teachers as they work with students requiring special needs instruction. You will learn about behaviour management techniques, including foundational knowledge in Applied Behaviour Analysis.

You will become familiar with learning adaptations, life-span development, childhood disabilities such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and others, communication methods, POPARD (Provincial Outreach Program for Autism & Related Disorders) training, Applied Behavior Analysis and more. This in-class program is very hands-on and combined with two practicum sessions it will ensure you are prepared for a career in Special Education. If you believe you’d find it personally satisfying to help special needs children and adolescents in a school or social service agency, this program is perfect for you.

Early Childhood Educator Certificate (Classroom) & Post-Basic Special Needs & Infant Toddler Diploma (Hybrid Classroom & Online)
As an Early Childhood Educator in a daycare or preschool centre, you’ll have the opportunity to nourish young minds and have a positive influence on children that will last a lifetime. You will learn to plan, organize and lead activities for preschool children to encourage their intellectual, physical and emotional growth. This can be accomplished through storytelling, songs, music, crafts and more. You will also guide and assist children to develop proper eating, dressing and toileting habits. Educators will also observe children and discuss progress and/or issues with staff and parents where appropriate.

With a wide range of employment options available there are many opportunities to use the skills and knowledge gained in this program in various settings with self-employment a definite option. Our in-class program is taught using the Reggio Emilia Approach which has been hailed as an exemplary model of early childhood education (Newsweek, 1991). If working with young children to help them build a strong foundation appeals to you, then this program is a great choice.

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Address: Central City, 750-13450 102nd Ave., Surrey, BC , Canada
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ITD Canada, Vancouver
Courses / Programs
Established in 1999, ITD (Institute of Technology, Development & Management) Canada is a privately-funded polytechnic college in North Vancouver, BC. The college offers industry-specific certificate and diploma courses in the fields of Hospitality, Arts, IT, and Business to Canadian students and international students from around the world.

ITD Canada is accredited by PCTIA (Private Career Training Institutions Agency) which is the government agency that oversees the private colleges and universities in the province of British Columbia.

Our training staff are all seasoned practitioners with years of classroom experience. Many are well-known instructors from local universities and colleges. Our class sizes are small and course schedules are flexible to accommodate both full-time and part-time students.

Business co-ops or internships (work experience placements) are an integral component of our diploma programs. The first co-op provides students with entry level jobs while the second co-op session strives to provide students with positions that will lead to entry-level management positions.
School of Hospitality
- Executive Hotel Management Diploma (Co-op)

School of Business
- Global Business Management Diploma (Co-op)
- Accounting & Finance Diploma (Co-op)

School of Arts
- Interior Design Diploma ( Co-op)
- Jewellery Art and Diploma (Co-op)
- Digital Film Production Diploma (Co-op)
- Graphic Design Diploma (Co-op)

School of IT
- Information Technology Diploma (Co-op)
- Network Diploma
- Programming Diploma

School of English
- English As a Foreign Language Course
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
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).
St. Lawrence College, Ontario
Courses / Programs
St. Lawrence College was founded by the Government of Ontario in 1967. We offer over 80 post-secondary certificates, diplomas and degrees to help you reach your educational goals and achieve meaningful employment. The programs in our schools of Business, Computer & Engineering Technology, Health Sciences, Human Studies/Applied Arts and Skilled Trades are among the best in Canada. Let our friendly staff and faculty ensure that your stay with us is an exceptional one.

Our three campuses are located in smaller communities along the shores of Lake Ontario and the beautiful St. Lawrence River, in Brockville, Cornwall & Kingston. All three of our campuses are within driving distance of two of Canada's larget cities, Toronto and Montreal, and less than two hours from Ottawa, Canada's capital, making St. Lawrence College an ideal place to study and enjoy social activities and sports. We operate under stringent requirements for program quality set by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.
Degree programs include:
- Business Administration (BBA)
- Nursing (BSN)
- Behavioural Psychology

Diploma programs include:
- Business
- Computer & Engineering Technology
- Applied Arts
- Community Services
- Health & Science
- Hospitality
- Justice Studies
- Media Studies
- Professional Services
- Skilled Trades & Apprenticeships

Post diploma programs include:
- Human Resources
- Communicative Disorders Assistant
- Veterinary Dentistry
- Veterinary Hospital Management

We also offer ESL English courses.
Reeves College, Calgary City Centre
Courses / Programs
Reeves College, established in 1961, with campuses in Calgary City Centre, Calgary North, Edmonton, Lloydminster, and Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada, offers vocational training licensed under the Private Vocational Schools Act.

At Reeves, we offer a first-class training facility dedicated to the needs of individuals who intend on starting a new career or enhancing their current skills.

Everyone here, from admissions staff to administration to classroom instructors have one ambition and purpose, to provide you with powerful, life-changing skills and training.

Reeves College provides an intimate learning environment where small class sizes allow students to spend time with instructors one-on-one.

We offer diploma courses and programs in the areas of Healthcare, Business & Hospitality, including community health care, medical office assistant courses, office administration, business administration management, and accounting technician courses.

We train individuals using current business applications, programs and techniques. Most diploma programs include an internship/practicum placement program.

Note: Reeves College only accepts inquiries here from persons living in Canada at present.
Accredited Diploma programs:

- Accounting and Payroll Administrator

- Business and Digital Marketing Management

- Logistics & Supply Chain Management

- Office Administration

- Sales Professional Certificate

- Medical Office Assistant

- Legal Administrative Assistant

- Paralegal Diploma Program

- Health Care Aide 

- Child and Youth Services Worker

- Graphic Design Technology

- Oil and Gas Administrative Assistant

- Online Marketing & Social Media program
GLOW Academy - Toronto, Mississauga & Kitchener
Courses / Programs
Conveniently located in the heart of Downtown Toronto ON and serving the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), GLOW Academy provides quality training in Makeup Artistry, Hair Styling, and all areas of Aesthetics. We also have campuses in northern Mississauga and Kitchener ON.

We offer full-time, part-time, evenings and weekend classes with flexible schedules. Specialized cosmetology & beauty courses include Fashion Make-up, Airbrush Makeup, Hair Design, Lash Extensions, Nail Technician courses & more.

We believe that true experience and confidence is built within a practical setting, which is why we are one of the few schools that is excited to provide our students and graduates with the opportunity to gain an extensive amount of practical experience in industry events and our in-house studio.

There are endless opportunities when you become a GLOW Grad. From employment opportunities working for cosmetic companies in a multitude of scenarios, to becoming a self employed freelance makeup artist or even becoming a business owner.

All our programs have been pre-screened with the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities as single skilled non-vocational certificate programs in compliance with the Private Career College Act, 2005.

"The overall environment of the school is friendly and everyone is so helpful in achieving my career goals. I've learned a lot of great new techniques in all the courses I have taken so far. Great school! I would recommend this school to all."
Specialized Cosmetology & Aesthetics Certificate Courses:

- Makeup Artistry (Beginner)
- Advanced Fashion Makeup Artistry
- Advanced Bridal Makeup 
- Airbrush Makeup Artistry
- TV & Special Effects Makeup
- Fantasy Makeup
- Hair Design
- Bridal Hair Design
- Fashion Hair Design
- Hair Extensions
- Facials Certificate
- Lash Extension
- Spa Manicure
- Spa Pedicure 
- Relaxation & Hot Stone Massage
- Acrylic Nails
- Gel Nails 
- Single Class Certificates (3-8 Hours)