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  • Accounting Specialty (Certificate)
    • Code: ACTS

    Today's financial world requires analytical, flexible and motivated accountants. Take the next step toward a career in accounting, learning from industry experts and developing your knowledge to help businesses make informed decisions about their financial future. Learn more about Accounting Specialty (Certificate)...

  • AI Privacy and Compliance (Micro-credential)
    • Code: AIPC

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) has and will continue to impact all industry sectors globally, from small businesses to multi-national corporations. Learn more about AI Privacy and Compliance (Micro-credential)...

  • Association of Administrative Professionals (AAP)
    • Code: AOAA

    The Association of Administrative Professionals (AAP) is a chartered, non-profit, Canadian association. We strive to provide administrative professionals the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive by encouraging all members to add to their individual competencies, advance their leadership skills, rea...lize their value in the workplace and community and have confidence to excel in their careers. Learn more about Association of Administrative Professionals (AAP)...

  • Bookkeeping (Certificate)
    • Code: BOOK

    In order to keep their financial records up-to-date and accurate, companies rely on bookkeepers who know how to use accounting software and applications. This program will teach you the essentials needed to succeed in this field. Learn more about Bookkeeping (Certificate)...

  • Business - Accounting (Two-Year Diploma)
    • Code: ACCT

    Accounting is often referred to as the universal language of business. Durham College's Accounting program is the next step towards a career in the field of accounting. Learning from industry-connected professionals, you will develop your knowledge of accounting using the latest tools and technology... in order to gain the skills employers need. Learn more about Business - Accounting (Two-Year Diploma)...

  • Business - Entrepreneurship and Small Business (Two-Year Diploma)
    • Code: BESB

    This program has been discontinued in PPL and new students are not eligible to enroll. Only those already registered in the program are currently able to register in courses toward this credential. If you had previously registered in this program and still working towards completing the credential p...lease email Kelly McPhate as soon as possible. She will review your individual situation and discuss your program options. Learn more about Business - Entrepreneurship and Small Business (Two-Year Diploma)...

  • Business - Human Resources (Two-Year Diploma)
    • Code: HRM

    Human resources (HR) professionals work in partnership with business managers to take care of the company's largest asset – its employees. To help a business run, HR staff provide advice to department supervisors on a range of employee relations issues; design and deliver a range of programs and... services focused on individual and team needs; and create company policies that support and promote a workplace culture based on fairness, equity and personal growth. You will acquire skills in the effective use of industry-standard software and learn from professionals who are connected to industry. Learn more about Business - Human Resources (Two-Year Diploma)...

  • Business - Marketing (Two-Year Diploma)
    • Code: MRKG

    Marketing is key to a successful business. An understanding of how consumers behave, together with research data and knowing how to capitalize on the latest digital trends, ensures that organizations can sell their products and services. Durham College prepares you for your start in an exciting care...er where you can help businesses grow and succeed. Here you will have hands-on learning of the latest digital technology and how to leverage them to drive consumer behaviour. Learn more about Business - Marketing (Two-Year Diploma)...

  • Business - Supply Chain and Operations (Two-Year Diploma)
    • Code: OPER

    This program is currently under review and new students are not eligible to enroll. If you had previously registered in this program and still working towards completing the credential please email Kelly.McPhate@durhamcollege.ca as soon as possible. She will review your individual situation and dis...cuss your program options. Learn more about Business - Supply Chain and Operations (Two-Year Diploma)...

  • Business Administration - Accounting (Three-Year Diploma)
    • Code: BACT

    Whether it's a small business or a large publicly traded corporation, accountants are needed in all areas of the economy, in both the public and private sectors. Our program is taught by industry-connected professionals who will give you the skills and knowledge to excel in the field. You will learn... how to apply the latest tools and technology - making you instantly valuable to an employer. You will have the opportunity to hone your skills and gain valuable work experience through a field placement. This program gives you a powerful combination of knowledge, skills and real-life work experience. Learn more about Business Administration - Accounting (Three-Year Diploma)...

  • Business Administration - Human Resources (Three-Year Diploma)
    • Code: BHRM

    Human resources (HR) professionals work in partnership with business managers to take care of the company's largest asset – its employees. To help a business run, HR staff provide advice to department supervisors on a range of employee relations issues, design and deliver a range of programs and ...services focused on individual and team needs, and create company policies that support and promote a workplace culture based on fairness, equity and personal growth. Learn more about Business Administration - Human Resources (Three-Year Diploma)...

  • Business Fundamentals (Certificate)
    • Code: BFND

    If you’re interested in entering the business world, the one-year Business Fundamentals Ontario College Certificate program will help you develop a solid foundation in business knowledge, skills and competences while also identifying which area of business suits your talents and interests for your... future career. Learn more about Business Fundamentals (Certificate)...

  • Canadian Securities Institute
    • Code: CSI

    The Canadian Securities Course (CSC®) is a baseline regulatory requirement to perform securities, mutual fund and alternative funds transactions in many financial services positions. For individuals interested in entering this profession completing the CSC® certification is an essential first ste...p. Learn more about Canadian Securities Institute...

  • Cannabis Industry Specialization (Recognition of Achievement)
    • Code: CANB

    This program has been designed in partnership with industry leaders to provide crucial insights into the complexity of this rapidly evolving sector. Graduates will be able to support employers with a knowledge of how legislative requirements inform business practices and impact supply chain manageme...nt. In addition, they will possess an understanding of key characteristics of cannabis and its cultivation, along with a historical perspective of social concerns, all of which will help participants work in an ethical, legal and socially responsible manner. This program is ideally suited to those who already have business experience and are interested in preparing to move into the cannabis industry. Learn more about Cannabis Industry Specialization (Recognition of Achievement)...

  • Certified Bookkeeper (CIB)
    • Code: CIB

    Durham College, in co-operation with the Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping (CIB), is proud to present a program leading to a career as a professional bookkeeper. Students who complete the nine required academic courses offered through Durham College (receiving a minimum grade of 65% in each cours...e) will be entitled to receive a Certificate of Accomplishment from the CIB indicating that they have met the academic requirements of the professional development program. To obtain the designation of Certified Bookkeeper from CIB, students must become a member and obtain three years of full-time relevant bookkeeping experience. Click here for a list of Durham College approved CIB courses. Note: Before beginning this credential, please be advised that one or more courses in this program are not MAC compatible. Learn more about Certified Bookkeeper (CIB)...

  • Certified Ethical Hacker - C|EH v11 - EC Council
    • Code: ECCN

    A Certified Ethical Hacker is a skilled professional who understands and knows how to look for weaknesses and vulnerabilities in target systems and uses the same knowledge and tools as a malicious hacker, but in a lawful and legitimate manner to assess the security posture of a target system(s). Learn more about Certified Ethical Hacker - C|EH v11 - EC Council...

  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
    • Code: CFP

    Certified Financial Planner® (CFP®) or Qualified Associate Financial Planner™ (QAFP™) certifications are the most widely recognized financial planning designations in Canada and considered the standard for the profession, representing the highest level of competence, ethics and practice. There ...are nearly 17,000 CFP® professionals across Canada, part of an international network of more than 170,000 CFP professionals in 26 territories around the world. Learn more about Certified Financial Planner (CFP)...

  • Certified Human Resources Professionals (CHRP)
    • Code: HRPA

    The Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) is the entry-level designation. It is also the best known HR designation in Canada and available exclusively from the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA). Learn more about Certified Human Resources Professionals (CHRP)...

  • Certified Payroll Manager (CPM)
    • Code: CPA

    The Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) offers the only payroll certifications in Canada: the Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) and the Certified Payroll Manager (CPM). These programs prepare payroll practitioners to manage the compliance requirements of an organization's annual payroll cycle,... deliver clear and reliable payroll information, and contribute a payroll perspective to organizational policy and payroll discussions. Learn more about Certified Payroll Manager (CPM)...

  • Children's Mental Health (Certificate)
    • Code: CHMH

    Through this certificate, develop knowledge and skills to effectively work with infants, children or adolescents with complicated psychiatric disorders. Courses will focus on the developmental process, understanding psychiatric disorders and associated behaviours, risk factors and triggers, the iden...tification of behaviours and symptoms, family relationships, and on intervention and prevention strategies. This program may be of particular interest to health, social service and education professionals currently working with infant, child or adolescent populations. Learn more about Children's Mental Health (Certificate)...

  • Cisco® Certified Network Associate (Recognition of Achievement)
    • Code: CCNA

    The CCNA certification (through Cisco®) validates your skills and knowledge in network fundamentals, network access, IP connectivity, IP services, security fundamentals, and automation and programmability. This program prepares you to challenge the Cisco® certification exam; 200-301 CCNA - Implem...enting and Administering Cisco® Solutions (CCNA), which covers a broad range of fundamentals for IT careers, based on the latest networking technologies, software development skills, and job roles. Learn more about Cisco® Certified Network Associate (Recognition of Achievement)...

  • Client and Customer Relations (Certificate)
    • Code: CCSC

    Building and maintaining a strong customer service culture is essential in any successful business. The Client and Customer Relations program prepares students to work within and build teams that are dedicated to service excellence, and that can build positive, lasting relationships with clients. Learn more about Client and Customer Relations (Certificate)...

  • Coding Essentials (Certificate)
    • Code: CDES

    The Coding Essentials program equips students with the fundamental skills needed to enter and succeed in careers in the Canadian knowledge economy. Learn more about Coding Essentials (Certificate)...

  • Construction Estimator (Certificate)
    • Code: COES

    Construction Estimating is designed to improve the knowledge and skill level of people working or wanting to work as estimators in the construction industry. Construction estimators analyze the costs of and prepare estimates on construction projects. They may specialize in estimating costs for civil... engineering, architectural, structural, electrical and mechanical construction projects or they may specialize in estimating costs for one construction trade in particular. Learn more about Construction Estimator (Certificate)...

  • Construction Management (Certificate)
    • Code: CNMT

    This certificate program provides practical training in the commercial construction management field. The program emphasizes two key areas of construction management: the interpretation and understanding of commercial project documents (working drawings, specifications, soils reports, contracts, etc....), and the preparation of estimates and construction schedules. Learn more about Construction Management (Certificate)...

  • Correctional Practices Fundamentals (Certificate)
    • Code: CPFN

    This program has been suspended. Only students already registered in the program are currently eligible to enrol in courses towards this credential. For further information, please contact: ppl@durhamcollege.ca or (905) 721-3052. Learn more about Correctional Practices Fundamentals (Certificate)...

  • Criminal Psychology & Behaviour (Certificate)
    • Code: CRPB

    This program will examine the principles of human behaviour related to complex issues such as co-dependency as an addiction, criminal and psychopathic minds, cults and terrorism as well as domestic, sexual and workplace violence. The causes, consequences and prevention of crime and criminal behavi...our will be explored. The psychology behind why individuals become criminals and why people are attracted to those with deviant behaviours will be studied. Learn more about Criminal Psychology & Behaviour (Certificate)...

  • Cyber Security Fundamentals (Recognition of Achievement)
    • Code: CSFD

    Cyber-crime is on the rise as we continue to shift towards a digital world, leading to the increasing need for Cybersecurity experts who can effectively combat these attacks. This program will provide the fundamentals needed to take on this challenge, a career in Cybersecurity. Key concepts covered... include security fundamentals, organizational defense strategies, testing methodologies, forensic investigative tools, and vulnerabilities of wireless networks. Learn more about Cyber Security Fundamentals (Recognition of Achievement)...

  • Data Analytics for Business Decision Making (Graduate Certificate)
    • Code: DATA

    As more organizations rely on data to drive corporate planning and decision-making, increasingly sophisticated business intelligence and data tools are being used to meet the need for extensive data collection and manipulation. This allows industry to quickly respond to organizational and market opp...ortunities. The Data Analytics for Business Decision Making graduate certificate will prepare you for a career in this high-demand area by teaching you the knowledge and skills that you need to support real-world business decision-making and planning through data insights, data management and data science. Learn more about Data Analytics for Business Decision Making (Graduate Certificate)...

  • Early Childhood Education (Two-Year Diploma)
    • Code: ECED

    Quality early childhood education (ECE) is critical in preparing children for future learning. As an early childhood educator, you will play an integral role in promoting children's development from birth to age 12 within the following five domains: cognitive, social, emotional, language and physica...l. In the Online ECE program, you will engage in theoretical studies along with practical applications. Moreover, professional practice and ethics will guide you in working with families, understanding pedagogy and fostering belonging and well-being in children. Learn more about Early Childhood Education (Two-Year Diploma)...

  • Early Childhood Education - Resource Consulting (Graduate Certificate)
    • Code: ECRC

    This program provides Registered Early Childhood Educators with specialist knowledge and skills to work as resource consultants for children living with special needs and with families. Graduates work in a variety of early learning settings including licensed childcare centres and home-based child c...are agencies; family support programs; infant and child development and specialized early learning programs. Graduates support inclusive early learning environments and lead others in the analysis, creation and implementation of family-centered policies and practices that support a philosophy of inclusion. Learn more about Early Childhood Education - Resource Consulting (Graduate Certificate)...

  • Educational Support (Two-Year Diploma)
    • Code: ES

    Durham College is pleased to offer the online Educational Support diploma program, which provides provincially recognized training via the Ontario Ministry of Education approved curriculum for the training of educational support staff. School-based placements will help you acquire the attitudes, k...nowledge and skills needed to work effectively as an educational support professional, primarily with children and youth with exceptionalities. When you graduate from this program, you can launch your career as a non-teaching team member who works with teachers and other professionals to help meet student needs. Learn more about Educational Support (Two-Year Diploma)...

  • eLearning Developer (Certificate)
    • Code: ELDP

    With the recent and unprecedented shift from classroom to online education resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic, eLearning has become a mission critical skill for educators. With the growth of online education, teaching and training has advanced the need for skilled developers of web-based learning.... This program is designed to provide students with usable skills and a pedagogical basis in order to develop quality online learning materials. Students will not only learn the practical skills for development, but will also be introduced to how their role relates to the team-based approach in educational design. Learn more about eLearning Developer (Certificate)...

  • Emergency Communication (Certificate)
    • Code: EMCO

    This program has been suspended. Only students already registered in the program are currently eligible to enrol in courses toward this credential. For further information, please contact: (905) 721-3052. Learn more about Emergency Communication (Certificate)...

  • Entrepreneurship (Certificate)
    • Code: ENTP

    Are you interested in running your own business? This program will help you build the foundational knowledge and skills needed to establish and manage your own company. Learn more about Entrepreneurship (Certificate)...

  • Environmental Management (Certificate)
    • Code: ENMT

    The Environmental Management program focuses on sustainable implementation and management of air, water, land and waste at both the global and local levels. The learner will consider various systems, strategies and techniques to be applied within diverse situations where the goal is ultimately to e...nsure sustainable and market-driven solutions to environmental issues. This program will augment the skills and knowledge of a working professional who has experience and education in a complementary field such as public relations, civic planning, engineering or project management. This program consists of four core courses, and three electives (from a choice of four). Learn more about Environmental Management (Certificate)...

  • Food Service Worker (Certificate)
    • Code: FSWF

    Through this certificate program, develop the knowledge and skills needed to be an effective member of a food service team in commercial facilities, institutions or long-term care homes. Courses focus on food preparation principles, food service, nutrition, and sanitation practices. Customer service..., communications and business skills are also covered. Learn more about Food Service Worker (Certificate)...

  • French (Certificate)
    • Code: FREN

    This certificate will help you enhance your communications skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening) so that you can communicate with confidence. You will also further your knowledge of grammar and develop an appreciation of French culture. Whether you require a knowledge of French for your ...career or enjoy vacationing in French-speaking countries, you will find this program very effective. Learn more about French (Certificate)...

  • French Translation in the Workplace (Certificate)
    • Code: FRTR

    English to French translation is a skill which must be acquired through training. Each course will help you learn necessary translation skills for professional purposes in the workplace. Learn more about French Translation in the Workplace (Certificate)...

  • Fundamentals of Addictions (Certificate)
    • Code: FNAD

    This program provides a specific focus on the knowledge, skills and techniques that are recognized as being fundamental to working with clients affected by addictive behaviours and/or mental health issues in private addiction facilities, group homes or halfway houses. Courses address psychoactive d...rug use through to behavioural or process addictions. Learn more about Fundamentals of Addictions (Certificate)...

  • Geographic Information Systems (Certificate)
    • Code: GIS

    Geographic information systems (GIS) provide the ability to automate map production and to integrate earth imagery with other data to solve geographic problems. Results can be displayed in a variety of ways including new maps, tables, charts, or all of these in combination. GIS is a widely-availabl...e and affordable technology which can be used by nearly every corporation, governmental agency, or non-profit organization. Learn more about Geographic Information Systems (Certificate)...

  • Graphic Design Desktop Publishing and Printing (Micro-credential)
    • Code: GDPP

    This micro-credential is focused on developing the skills required to design for print and web using industry standard software applications and best practices. Students are introduced to the desktop publishing process and production flow, and web design and creation through practical, hands-on proj...ects. Learn more about Graphic Design Desktop Publishing and Printing (Micro-credential)...

  • Graphic Design Foundations (Micro-credential)
    • Code: GDFD

    This micro-credential covers the fundamental principles of good graphic design for desktop publishing. Students become familiar with layout concepts, typography, industry portfolio standards and personal branding techniques. Students will apply their learning through the creation of a personal port...folio of print and electronic content. Learn more about Graphic Design Foundations (Micro-credential)...

  • Graphic Design Photoshop and Illustrator (Micro-credential)
    • Code: GDPI

    Looking to broaden your computer and design abilities? Develop foundational graphic design skills using industry-standard software in Adobe Creative Suite. This micro-credential includes hands-on projects in Photoshop and Illustrator, preparing you to edit and create a variety of digital imagery. Learn more about Graphic Design Photoshop and Illustrator (Micro-credential)...

  • Health and Safety for the Workplace (Certificate)
    • Code: HSWK

    Compliance with workplace health and safety standards has become more important than ever before. This program examines the fundamentals of occupational health and safety and addresses essential management practices in this area. This program is ideally suited to those who already have business exp...erience and are interested in furthering their career in the health and safety sector. The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) offers scholarship awards that are available to students enrolled in this program. To learn more about the scholarships available and how to apply directly with the CCOHS, please visit there website CCOHS. Learn more about Health and Safety for the Workplace (Certificate)...

  • Home Inspectors, Ontario Association of (OAHI)
    • Code: HOME

    In partnership with Seneca College and Carson Dunlop and Associates, and in co-operation with the Ontario Association of Home Inspectors (OAHI), Durham College offers a 10-course Home Inspection program that incorporates the Standards of Practice of the American Society of Home Inspectors/Canadian A...ssociation of Home and Property Inspectors (ASHI/CAHPI). Standards of Practice define a minimum and uniform standard for private, fee-paid home inspectors. The Carson Dunlop and Associates program has been adopted by the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), and is also recognized and recommended by the Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors (CAHPI) in all provinces. The Carson Dunlop program complies with ASHI Curriculum and Standards of Practice. The program also meets the Professional Home/Property Inspector Occupational Standards developed by the Canadian Home Inspectors and Building Officials Steering Committee for National Standards (CHIBO). Learn more about Home Inspectors, Ontario Association of (OAHI)...

  • Hospital Nursing Unit Clerk (Certificate)
    • Code: HNUC

    This certificate program prepares you for the challenging and rewarding career of providing clerical and administrative support for a hospital unit or health care institution. Through this program, you will develop office management and business communications skills for the healthcare environment,... and will acquire a thorough understanding of information reporting, medical terminology, medical conditions, pharmacology, surgical procedures and medical tests. You will also learn to set up records for new patients, transcribe physicians' orders from patient records, prepare requisition forms for laboratory tests, record patient diagnoses on the appropriate medical forms, and arrange for the transfer of patients within a unit or to other units. The program focuses on the development of strong office support skills with a particular emphasis on interpersonal, organizational and communication skills. Learn more about Hospital Nursing Unit Clerk (Certificate)...

  • Human Resources Management (Graduate Certificate)
    • Code: HURM

    From recruitment and selection to training and development, a career in human resources (HR) requires a focus on both strategy and people. Skill, knowledge and ability in human resource planning, occupational health and safety, compensation, labour relations and managerial accounting enable HR profe...ssionals to contribute to business success in an increasingly competitive global marketplace while looking after the organization's most important asset – its employees. Learn more about Human Resources Management (Graduate Certificate)...

  • Instructional Design (Certificate)
    • Code: INST

    The Instructional Design program is for students interested in the theory, practice, and design of instructional content for various modes of delivery. This program will provide students with the theoretical and practical foundations for the development and design of instruction and training applica...ble to the higher education industry, corporate training delivery, or the hosting of subject-specific workshops. Pedagogical theory will be coupled with practical module and course development to apply and demonstrate key instructional design principles. Learn more about Instructional Design (Certificate)...

  • Joint Health & Safety Committee Certification (JHSC)
    • Code: JHSC

    Does your company have 20 or more employees? Under the Ontario Occupational Health & Safety Act (OHSA), most workplaces of this size are required to have an internal health and safety representative who has been certified by the Chief Prevention Officer (CPO) of the Ministry of Labour, Training & Sk...ills Development. Learn more about Joint Health & Safety Committee Certification (JHSC)...

  • Law Clerk (ILCO)
    • Code: ILCO

    Offered in partnership with the Institute of Law Clerks (ILCO), the Associate level Law Clerks courses will provide legal clerks already in the field with added expertise, expand the knowledge of legal secretaries, and provide the basic academic foundation needed for people with legal experience p...lanning a career as a law clerk. The courses are designed to prepare students to write The Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario provincial examinations (additional fees required). Learn more about Law Clerk (ILCO)...

  • Leadership Development Series (Certificate)
    • Code: LDSC

    Enhance your skills and stand out as a leader in today's challenging, competitive and dynamic marketplace. This certificate will expose you to leadership concepts and approaches that will enhance your technical, interpersonal and strategic capabilities as a leader. Learn more about Leadership Development Series (Certificate)...

  • Lean Belt Training
    • Code: LNGB

    Continuous improvement is a critical component of success in today’s competitive landscape. Organizations around the world look to find new ways to increase efficiencies by identifying and remove any non-value added activities in their everyday operations. Learn more about Lean Belt Training...

  • Legal Office Assistant (Certificate)
    • Code: LEGA

    The legal administrative assistant is an essential part of today's law office team. The program will equip you with skills required to effectively perform the duties required of those employed in a legal administration environment. You will study legal office procedures, legal terminology, court ...systems, legal record keeping, bookkeeping, billing clients and the preparation, filing and service of legal documents in the areas of wills and estates, family law, litigation, corporate law and real estate. In addition, you will build proficiency in keyboarding, law accounting software and a variety of computer programs. Learn more about Legal Office Assistant (Certificate)...

  • Library Technician (Two-Year Diploma)
    • Code: LBTN

    Libraries are constantly evolving in their delivery and management of information. Library and Information Technicians have the knowledge and practical skills needed to perform in today’s evolving library environment. Combining theory and hands-on practice, students will learn to acquire, orga...nize, produce, retrieve and disseminate information in print and electronic formats. Led by experienced librarians, this program will help prepare you for employment in academic, public, school and special libraries and other information service settings. Through a carefully-designed program of study that combines theory and hands-on field placement, you will learn to acquire, organize, produce, retrieve and disseminate information in print and electronic formats. Learn more about Library Technician (Two-Year Diploma)...

  • Manufacturing Leadership Certificate Program (MLCP) (Recognition of Achievement)
    • Code: MFLD

    Global competition, the development of advanced technologies and other economic challenges are rapidly changing the way Canadian businesses and industries operate. The Manufacturing Leadership Certificate Program (MLCP) is designed to help participants who already have a high level of technical expe...rtise in the industry by developing the leadership skills needed to advance their careers. Learn more about Manufacturing Leadership Certificate Program (MLCP) (Recognition of Achievement)...

  • Marketing Management (Certificate)
    • Code: MKTG

    Marketing is key to a successful business. An understanding of how consumers behave, together with research data and knowing how to capitalize on the latest digital trends, ensures that organizations can sell their products and services. Become familiar with the art and science of marketing and gain... sound knowledge in product development, market research, advertising and sales, and short- and long-term planning in the corporate and small business environment. Learn more about Marketing Management (Certificate)...

  • Medical Terminology (Micro-credential)
    • Code: MEDT

    The Medical Terminology program is designed for those who already have an administrative background and want to build entry-level medical language skills to communicate effectively within healthcare settings. There is a focus on medical terminology and terms related to common medical conditions, dia...gnostic tests, anatomy and physiology, and pharmacology. Learn more about Medical Terminology (Micro-credential)...

  • Medical Transcriptionist (Certificate)
    • Code: MDTR

    Focusing on elements of medical science, communication skills and transcription techniques, this program will help you develop the theoretical and practical knowledge required to meet the needs of the medical community. Learn more about Medical Transcriptionist (Certificate)...

  • Mental Health Nursing RN/RPN (Certificate)
    • Code: MHN

    This online program is based on the Standards for Mental Health Nursing in Canada, and combines in-depth theoretical knowledge with application to clinical practice. Upon completion, you will be prepared to assess, provide interventions, and advocate for mental health clients in a variety of institu...tional and community settings. Learn more about Mental Health Nursing RN/RPN (Certificate)...

  • Mental Health Rehabilitation (Certificate)
    • Code: MHNR

    This program has been suspended. Only students already registered in the program are currently eligible to enrol in courses towards this credential. For further information, please contact: ppl@durhamcollege.ca or (905) 721-3052. Learn more about Mental Health Rehabilitation (Certificate)...

  • Microsoft Office (Certificate)
    • Code: MSSW

    This certificate is designed to help participants develop office skills that are essential in today's competitive office environment. You will study the Windows operating system and an overview of the Microsoft Office Suite including; Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. Learn more about Microsoft Office (Certificate)...

  • Municipal Employment Readiness (Micro-credential)
    • Code: MPER

    Looking for employment in your local area and considering rural municipal work? This short micro-credential is designed to provide you with essential knowledge and skills that relate directly to rural municipal jobs. This program consists of three micro-courses (which are accessible through the purc...hase of time block(s)): Municipal Legislation and Governance, Municipal Structure, Roles & Responsibilities, and Effectiveness in Municipal Government. When combining this learning with the right mix of existing transferable skills, you can increase your readiness for a role in rural municipal government. Learn more about Municipal Employment Readiness (Micro-credential)...

  • Nephrology (Certificate)
    • Code: NEPH

    The Nephrology program is a Durham College Certificate that prepares nurses to deliver kidney care to affected patients across all stages of the kidney care journey, from early detection through dialysis, transplant, and palliative care. Current nurses will learn the knowledge required to promote an...d deliver competent, safe and ethical care to those at risk for developing or affected by renal disease and/or insufficiency. Learn more about Nephrology (Certificate)...

  • Occupational Health Nursing RN (Certificate)
    • Code: OHN

    Occupational Health Nursing (OHN) provides integrated occupational health and safety services to employers and employees. The courses in this program will enhance the knowledge and skills of experienced occupational health nurses and will assist with meeting the application qualifications for the Ca...nadian Nurses Association specialty certification examination (COHN-C). Learn more about Occupational Health Nursing RN (Certificate)...

  • Office Technology Administration (Certificate)
    • Code: OFTY

    This foundational program will help you develop skills that are considered essential in today's business world. In addition to learning how to use various Microsoft and accounting software packages, this program will help you build skills in areas such as communication, leadership and teamwork. Learn more about Office Technology Administration (Certificate)...

  • Operations Management (Certificate)
    • Code: OPR

    This program is currently under review and new students are not eligible to enroll. If you had previously registered in this program and still working towards completing the credential please email Kelly.McPhate@durhamcollege.ca as soon as possible. She will review your individual situation and dis...cuss your program options. Learn more about Operations Management (Certificate)...

  • Palliative Care (Certificate)
    • Code: CARE

    Through this program, you will build the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to serve in a helping capacity (i.e. RPNs, orderlies, PSWs, volunteers, support workers and clergy), for those with advanced or terminal illness and their families. You will learn to provide compassionate care in which t...he quality of remaining life is the objective. As well, you will explore symptom control as the basis to develop a team approach, which includes clients and those who are close to them. This program will also address bereavement care for families. Learn more about Palliative Care (Certificate)...

  • Perioperative Nursing (Graduate Certificate)
    • Code: PERN

    This Ontario College Graduate Certificate will support Registered Nurses (RN) and Registered Practical Nurses (RPN) in building the necessary knowledge and expertise to care for clients in perioperative settings. Areas of study include the basic equipment and instruments used, the principles of ase...ptic technique, and the importance of infection control and their role within the perioperative setting. Learn more about Perioperative Nursing (Graduate Certificate)...

  • PMI® PMP® Exam Preparation
    • Code: PMGT

    If you are taking this course, you probably have some professional exposure to the duties of a project manager, or you may be considering embarking on a career in professional project management. Your ability as a project manager to demonstrate best practices in project management—both on the job... and through professional certification—is becoming the standard to compete in today's fast-paced and highly technical workplace. In this course, you will apply the generally recognized practices of project management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® to successfully manage projects. Learn more about PMI® PMP® Exam Preparation...

  • PRINCE2® Project Management
    • Code: PNCT

    Are you looking to gain a recognized project management certification(s) that is respected and sought after by employers? The PRINCE2® certifications may be the right option for you. There are two PRINCE2® project management certifications available, PRINCE2® and PRINCE2 Aglie®. Each certifi...cation offers two main level; Foundation and Practitioner. Learn more about PRINCE2® Project Management...

  • Project Management Studies (Certificate)
    • Code: PROS

    Delivering high quality, well-defined project solutions is a critical component to success in today's business world and a core function of a Project Manager. Through applied learning activities, students learn how to move through the project life cycle phases. They develop a critical understandi...ng of management and human resources, project risk and quality, scheduling and software, and contracting and procurement. Students work through the curriculum to develop a project management plan that can be applied to real-life scenarios. Learn more about Project Management Studies (Certificate)...

  • Records and Information Management (Certificate)
    • Code: RIM

    Maintaining accurate and up-to-date records and information is critical in the digital information era. Organizations need employees who are up-to-date with the latest technologies and who can create, store and retrieve information efficiently. This certificate will prepare you with a complete spect...rum of archiving and retrieval skills needed to effectively store and manage informational assets. Learn more about Records and Information Management (Certificate)...

  • Registered Insurance Brokers (RIBO)
    • Code: RIBO

    The Registered Insurance Brokers of Ontario (RIBO) is the self-regulatory body for insurance brokers in Ontario. Established in October 1981, RIBO regulates the licensing, professional competence, ethical conduct and insurance related obligations of all independent general insurance brokers in the... province. Learn more about Registered Insurance Brokers (RIBO)...

  • Retirement Communities Management (Graduate Certificate)
    • Code: RCMG

    The Retirement Communities Management program is offered to meet the increasing demand for administrators in retirement homes. The program will help you develop skills in planning and implementing operational procedures and providing collaborative leadership in retirement communities. Topic areas ...include: physical building considerations, financial management, food nutrition and hospitality management, healthy adult aging, human resources, marketing, client-centered care and the management of resources. You will finish the program with a field placement which will provide an opportunity to relate classroom theory to the industry. Learn more about Retirement Communities Management (Graduate Certificate)...

  • Sales Professional (Recognition of Achievement)
    • Code: SLPF

    Sales is the driving force behind every business. A career in sales positions graduates at the heart of the action, with the opportunity to work in a professional results-driven culture, on a variety of projects, with great earnings potential. This program is specifically designed to provide the cor...e knowledge and skills needed to enter and excel in a sales career. Learn more about Sales Professional (Recognition of Achievement)...

  • Social Media (Certificate)
    • Code: SOMD

    Social Media is an essential and dynamic set of communication channels that have shifted the way in which employers engage with their customers. Students taking this certificate program will study five key areas of social media management. In addition, they will learn how social media is applied ...to marketing, corporate branding, fundraising, social media campaigns and within organizations to support employee engagement, retention and corporate communication. Learn more about Social Media (Certificate)...

  • Social Service Worker (Two-Year Diploma)
    • Code: SSWK

    The Social Service Worker program combines academic study with practical experience to provide graduates with the skills, knowledge and attitudes required to work in the diverse and complex field of community and social services. The program focuses on the development of front-line interviewing and ...counselling skills that will prepare students to work with individuals and groups in a variety of social service settings, including group homes, women's shelters, addiction and mental health facilities, employment programs and services for seniors. In addition to theoretical models, methods and skills of social service work practice, you will receive extensive training in community organizing and development, crisis intervention, group work, and life skills methodology. Learn more about Social Service Worker (Two-Year Diploma)...

  • Sterile Processing (Certificate)
    • Code: STPC

    This program has been suspended. Only those already registered in the program are currently eligible to enroll in courses toward this credential. For further information, please contact (905) 721-3052 Learn more about Sterile Processing (Certificate)...

  • Sustainable Local Food (Certificate)
    • Code: SULF

    The Sustainable Local Food certificate has been designed to meet a rising interest in the development of local food systems that are sustainable, socially just, economically dynamic and ecologically specific to the countryside, cities and regions of Canada. This certificate explores the practices, p...rinciples and philosophies involved in local food system development. Learn more about Sustainable Local Food (Certificate)...

  • Teaching and Training Adults (Certificate)
    • Code: TEAC

    This certificate will train you to teach or facilitate adults in any capacity. Whether you teach in a formal classroom setting, facilitate seminars, train employees, or teach a general-interest program to adults, you will be well equipped to meet the needs of all of your adult learners. Your first ...course will be Adult Learning. You will begin your studies by exploring the nature of adult learners, their learning styles, needs and characteristics, and analyze what makes teachers effective. Then, you will address critical aspects in course delivery. Learn more about Teaching and Training Adults (Certificate)...

  • Technical Support Analyst (Certificate)
    • Code: TSAN

    Develop the technical skills and knowledge that a Technology Support Analyst needs to deliver quick, informed solutions for computer-related problems. Additionally, learn how to support standard application development and the implementation of projects. Learn more about Technical Support Analyst (Certificate)...

  • Thanatology (Certificate)
    • Code: THAN

    Thanatology (also known as grief or compassionate counselling) is the scientific study of how to cope with tragedies, death and dying. The certificate in thanatology aims to promote awareness and understanding of death and how it affects individuals, whether the death is a result of a long-standing ...chronic illness, an acute condition, or a traumatic incident. Courses in the program focus on grief and bereavement issues, communication strategies and religious philosophies of dying and death from the perspective of both the dying and bereaved. Graduates of this unique program will have the skills and preparation to better understand, support and care for those facing or coping with death. The program is ideal for individuals who work with those who are terminally ill or their families and for those who provide support or assistance to those affected by death. Learn more about Thanatology (Certificate)...

  • Veterinary Office Assistant (Certificate)
    • Code: VTOA

    Veterinary office assistants are professionals who contribute to the effectiveness of a veterinary office environment in fundamental ways. This includes liaising with clients, overseeing efficient office communications, scheduling, equipment maintenance, and contributing to special projects. A found...ational knowledge of veterinary terminology and procedures unique to this exciting industry will provide you with the knowledge and skills to be a valuable asset in a veterinary office. Learn more about Veterinary Office Assistant (Certificate)...

  • Veterinary Office Assistant - Specialization (Micro-credential)
    • Code: VTAS

    This short, four-course program is designed for those who already have an administrative background and want to build on their knowledge and skills within the context of a veterinary office. There is a focus on medical terminology and basic procedures related to common surgical and lab procedures, a...s well as pharmacology. Learn more about Veterinary Office Assistant - Specialization (Micro-credential)...

  • Victimology (Graduate Certificate)
    • Code: VICT

    This program has been suspended. Only students already registered in the program are currently eligible to enrol in courses toward this credential. For further information, please contact: (905) 721-3052. Learn more about Victimology (Graduate Certificate)...

  • Website Creation and Design (Certificate)
    • Code: WCD

    The Internet has revolutionized the way people communicate and the way organizations do business. As a result, there is a rapidly growing demand for computer professionals who know how to establish and maintain websites. The flexible skillsets gained through this certificate will provide you with th...e ability to create a vibrant, modern and exciting web presence, whether for business, entertainment or personal use. Learn more about Website Creation and Design (Certificate)...