CDI College, Richmond campus:
Established in 1969, CDI College is one of Canada's premiere career training providers with campuses throughout Canada in British Columbia, Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba, and Quebec. CDI College locations in BC include Richmond, Burnaby, Vancouver, Surrey and Abbotsford. We offer diploma and certification programs in the fields of business, technology and healthcare. Financial aid may be available for students who qualify.
Career Diploma & Certification Programs:
- Business Administration Diploma Program:
This diploma program trains students in the most relevant, up-to-date aspects of business management and administration. In this business program, the curriculum reflects current trends and best practices in business administration.
Courses include Business Essentials, Effective Business Writing, Marketing and Professional Skills. Students acquire computer skills, accounting knowledge and will learn about the fundamentals of project management, and gain important skills such as networking and communications.
After graduation, a wide variety of career options are available in fields such as finance, business administration, office management, human resources and more!
- Accounting & Payroll Administration Diploma Program:
The objective of this program is to give you hands-on training in the key areas of accounting and payroll. In addition to these core skills, you will learn how to use computerized accounting programs such as Simply Accounting and ACCPAC, and will acquire all the necessary skills to keep a set of books, both manually and on a computerized system. CDI understands that certifications set you apart in the job market.
When you graduate, you will meet the requirements to receive the Payroll Compliance Practitioner certification from the Certified Payroll Management Program (CPMP). This certification is nationally recognized as the standard of excellence for payroll training so you can be confident that your CDI diploma is recognized and respected in the business world.
- Payroll and Income Tax Practitioner Certificate Program:
The CDI College training program is ideal for students who already have a working knowledge of computer systems and experience in office environments. Develop your accounting skills, and learn how to use modern accounting software applications, such as Simply Accounting. Learn about the payroll practice, the annual payroll cycle, and income tax return preparation. Graduates are able to apply to a range of positions in a wide variety of areas in the job market.
- Computer Business Applications Specialist Diploma Program:
The Computer Business Applications Specialist program helps develop fundamental computer, office administration and professional business skills. Emphasis is placed on learning operating systems, discovering how to use the Internet to your advantage, and gaining in-depth knowledge of the most popular word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software applications in use today. Superior professional skills are developed in this business certificate program, which are always highly sought after by employers.
Upon graduating from the Computer Business Applications Specialist program, you will be able to operate computer application systems that will help to streamline day-to-day business operations. Successful graduates will be ideally suited for positions in small to medium-sized companies where superior software application skills are required.
- Business and Digital Marketing Management Diploma Program:
CDI College's Business and Digital Marketing Management program explores social media and digital marketing, selling and analytical practices that have evolved from the rapid growth of digital media communication while also covering various social media platforms and how they can be incorporated by media marketers and managers to promote and expand their business and brands, and connect with their customers.
Students learn the essential skills and business analytics necessary to effectively use advanced digital tools and techniques that are now a key component of effective digital marketing strategies. The Business and Digital Marketing Management program will provide our graduates with the know how to plan, analyze and execute e-media marketing campaigns as part of a business-based digital marketing and management strategy.
- Event Coordinator & Management Diploma Program:
The Event Coordination and Management program at CDI College gives students event planning building blocks that can be applied to a variety of situations. Event managers are the glue that holds an event together; planners are often in charge of managing finances, contracts and negotiations, supervising staff and volunteers, and many other tasks that keep an event running smoothly. This business program also prepares students to pass key certification exams that are recognized within the industry and will help them secure employment.
- Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certificate Program:
This program helps you to prepare for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification which confirms a person's ability to use the Microsoft Office suite for business applications. This certification training will come to be invaluable in your future endeavours as almost all careers require you to be well versed in Microsoft. The hands-on, rather than theoretical, training includes an in-depth study of Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. You will spend time learning both the basics of each Microsoft program, as well as delving into the deeper uses of the software.
- Network & Database Administrator Diploma Program:
This program is based on industry certification requirements determined by Microsoft, Cisco and CompTIA. It will develop your technical skills in network installation, maintenance and management as well as implementation, and operating computer services. The program will train you to administer and support database users on networked computer systems and prepare you for a career in this growing field. You will participate in a 200-hour work placement program (internship) to gain real-world experience.
- Medical Office Assistant Diploma Program:
Students of this diploma program develop skills in four key areas: medical terminology, medical office administrative skills, medical transcription, and word processing. The program also fosters the development of interpersonal skills, organizational effectiveness, and communication skills necessary to function in a medical environment. The training, in conjunction with a professional and self-confident attitude, will help prepare you for a career in a medical practice, clinic, hospital, or other medical / health care area.
- Supply Chain Management Diploma Program:
The supply chain industry is one of the largest occupations in Canada, with close to a million people employed in fields directly related to supply chain, and this figure is expected to steadily grow, offering tens of thousands of new openings every year.
The Supply Chain Management program at CDI College in BC provides the hands-on training you need to work in a range of positions across the supply chain industry - from purchasing, to logistics, to warehousing, and supply chain technology. The supply chain includes a number of stages such as procurement and storage, transportation and distribution, and requires a variety of key skills including supply and demand estimation and forecasting, financial planning, operations planning, business negotiation, IT and technical skills.
- Early Childhood Education Diploma Program:
The aim of this diploma program is to prepare students with the knowledge and practical experience necessary for a successful career in the early childhood education field. Graduates of the program develop strong interpersonal communications, time management, organizational, and stress management skill sets. They can be employed in daycares or may seek work in other child-oriented service centres.
The program consists of several course categories including child development, programming, relationships, and related English courses. These courses focus on developing the language and behaviour of a child through instruction and play. Students learn how to organize and manage lesson plans which include activities in expressive arts, fine arts, storytelling, health and safety, and self-esteem building.
To graduate from the diploma program, students must complete a total of 430 practicum hours in two phases. Students will gain experience under the supervision of professional child care workers who become mentors and counsellors. This practical work experience is crucial for students because it gives them hands-on experience in real work scenarios.
- Education Assistant Diploma Program:
If you are very interested in helping young children and youth who require extra support to achieve their full potential with purposeful lives, CDI College's Education Assistant program is a perfect fit where you will learn how to assist teachers in elementary and secondary schools or early childhood settings, or help children and youth in the community. Through theory, practice, case studies, specialized training, work experience practice, our Education Assistant program graduates are well-prepared to enter the growing field of special education.
- Hospitality Management Diploma Program:
This program introduces you to career options in the hotel industry, and food and beverage services fields. Successful graduates do not only receive a Hospitality Management diploma, but also an American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) diploma, which is transferable to many colleges and universities, as well as certification in BC Foodsafe and Serving It Right. Our graduates have found work locally and abroad in restaurants and hotels as managers, supervisors and other leading hospitality management positions.
- Practical Nursing Diploma Program:
The program curriculum follows standards laid out by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia (CLPNBC), and introduces students to the fundamental duties and responsibilities of a Practical Nurse, a key team member working alongside fellow healthcare specialists in medical settings such as acute care wards, long-term care facilities, private homes, and public schools.
Train in both holistic and clinical practices, and to work in medical, surgical and rehabilitation care in a variety of positions. Courses combine both classroom learning and lab work, as well as four practica. During this supervised hands-on training, you will gain important experience in facilities dealing with acute care, community medical care, and gerontology (the scientific study of old age and the process of aging). At the end of the supervised learning period, you will participate in a preceptorship and job search training.
Practical Nursing Access Diploma Program:
CDI College provides a unique opportunity to those who already have a Health Care Assistant diploma (from an accredited post-secondary institution in BC) to upgrade their education. This shorter program allows you to build on your present healthcare skills, and to move into a more robust role as a practical nurse in the healthcare sector.
Immigration Consultant Diploma Program:
Study Canadian immigration and refugee law, legal research and writing, operating an immigration practice, immigration law practices and procedures, administrative law and tribunals, and professional ethics. The program also includes a 4-week work experience placement to help students get experience before graduation.
Further Programs (Please contact us for program descriptions)
- Introduction to Business Computing Certificate
- Network Systems Administrator
- Network Systems Engineer
- Computer Support Technician
- Health Care Assistant
- Medical Office Assistant – Advanced Practice
- Travel & Tourism
- Construction Electrician Foundation (diploma)
- Veterinary Health Care Assistant
Note: CDI College only accepts inquiries here from persons living in Canada at present. For further information on our career training courses in Richmond, BC, please contact us below.
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