• Addictions and Mental Health (graduate certificate)
    • Three consecutive semesters
    • Ontario College Graduate Certificate
    • Pickering Learning Site
    • January 2018

    Designed for students with previous, relevant education, this highly specialized program was developed in consultation with recognized experts in the fields of addiction and mental health including Lakeridge Health Corporation. It is consistent with the competencies required by ...

  • Animal Care
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Whitby
    • January 2018

    Effective client relations with pet owners are fundamental to providing quality pet care. This one-year, two-semester program will give you the knowledge and skills to become a valued member of an animal facility. You will learn about: Animal health and hygiene; Basic animal care needs; Basic laboratory Techniques;......

  • Child and Youth Care – Brock University Articulation
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    This program is designed to prepare you to provide frontline treatment services to emotionally troubled and behaviourally disordered children and youth. The curriculum encourages self-reflective practice in which you will explore your own values, beliefs, attitudes and assumptions related to human behaviour and relationships. ...

  • Child and Youth Care (compressed)
    • Six consecutive semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • September 2018

    This advanced diploma program is a three-year, fast-track program delivered over two calendar years. You will be required to complete a summer block placement from May to July in Year 1 and May to August in Year 2. Designed to prepare you to provide frontline treatment services to emotionally......

  • Communicative Disorders Assistant (graduate certificate)
    • Three consecutive semesters
    • Ontario College Graduate Certificate
    • Oshawa
    • September 2018

    Communicative disorders assistants (CDAs) provide speech and language therapy to children and adults in addition to carrying out speech, language and hearing screenings including screenings for infants. This program, recognized by the Communicative Disorders Assistant Association of Canada, will enable you to obtain the ...

  • Community Integration Through Co-operative Education
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa
    • September 2018

    The modified Community Integration through Cooperative Education (CICE) program is designed for individuals with intellectual disabilities or significant learning challenges. You will access courses in many program areas (based on seat availability). It will provide you with an opportunity to experience college life and enhance your academic and vocational......

  • Community Services and Child Studies Foundations
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa
    • January 2018

    The Community Services and Child Studies Foundations program will provide you with an overview and understanding of how to function effectively in a helping capacity. Particular emphasis will be placed on your personal growth, enhancing communication and learning skills and personal and professional responsibility. The program ...

  • Critical Care Nursing – E-learning (graduate certificate)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Graduate Certificate
    • Oshawa
    • January 2018

    This program is designed for students with previous education. Designed for registered nurses (RNs), it consists of an introductory course to e-learning, five theoretical courses offered online via the Internet, a critical care simulation component held at Durham College or a partner site and hands-on preceptored experience in an......

  • Dental Assisting (Levels I and II)
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa
    • May 2018

    This one-year Ontario college certificate program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada. It provides access to academic studies, clinical experience and current radiography techniques. You will finish the program by ...

  • Dental Hygiene
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • May 2018

    The Dental Hygiene program integrates academic studies and clinical practice to prepare you to practise with the client and the community, providing collaborative health care in a variety of settings. The dental hygiene process of care is foundational to the clinical experience, emphasizing the acquisition of ...

  • Dental Reception and Administration
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa
    • September 2018

    Dental administrators are vital members of a dental office. This program will teach you how to maintain a collaborative relationship with clients and all members of the oral health-care team to deliver the highest level of client-centred care. It will prepare you to be a multi-skilled, ethically responsible dental......

  • Developmental Services Worker
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • September 2018

    This program focuses on working with individuals in all stages of life who have developmental, learning, physical or mental disorders. As a graduate, you will have the ability to care and advocate for individuals with disabilities, understand the teaching, support and care required to help them form lifelong goals......

  • Early Childhood Education
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • January 2018

    This program will prepare you to meet the diverse needs of the early childhood education profession. You will acquire the knowledge and practical skills necessary to foster social, emotional, cognitive and physical development in children from infancy to age 12. ...

  • Fitness and Health Promotion
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • January 2018

    This program is based in theory and layers in practical experience that will make your textbooks come alive. Classroom lectures and learning activities prepare you for hands-on labs. Independent and collaborative projects prepare you to work with a variety of health-care ...

  • Gerontology – Activation Co-ordination (graduate certificate)
    • Three semesters
    • Ontario College graduate certificate
    • Oshawa
    • September 2018

    The primary goal of activation professionals is to design and deliver meaningful therapeutic activity programs that enhance the quality of life of older persons. You will learn ...

  • Massage Therapy
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • September 2018

    In this program, students will acquire the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to provide safe, effective and ethical care at the entry-level of practice within the massage therapy profession....

  • Nursing – Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) (Hons)
    • Eight semesters
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) (Hons)
    • Oshawa
    • September 2018

    The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), in collaboration with Durham College, offers a BScN (Hons) program, which is designed to graduate professional nurses committed to excellence and innovation in assessing and meeting the nursing needs of society ...

  • Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • September 2018

    Occupational therapy assistants (OTA) and physiotherapy assistants (PTA) work under the supervision of a registered occupational therapist or physiotherapist assisting them with treatment plans for individuals who have conditions that are mentally, physically, developmentally or emotionally disabling....

  • Personal Support Worker
    • Two semesters
    • Ontario College Certificate
    • Oshawa
    • January 2018

    Personal support workers are valued members of the health-care team. As a graduate, you will have the skills required to provide assistance with daily living activities including: Assistance with medications, Household and family management, Nutrition, Palliative and restorative activities, and Personal care and hygiene. ...

  • Practical Nursing
    • Five semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • May 2018

    Approved by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO), the Practical Nursing program teaches the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to practise as a safe, competent and professional practical nurse. Using the concept of caring as the basis of nursing, you will develop knowledge, skills and judgment in assessing,......

  • Practical Nursing – Flex Program (weekend delivery)
    • Two-year (five semesters)
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • September 2018

    Approved by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO), the Practical Nursing program teaches the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to practise as a safe, competent and professional practical nurse. Using the ...

  • Practical Nursing for Internationally Educated Nurses
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • January 2018

    The Practical Nursing program option for internationally educated nurses is designed for applicants with nursing credentials from outside of Canada. It has been designed as a means to apply your nursing academic knowledge and skills from colleges and universities in other countries into the Ontario health care system. Successful......

  • Social Service Worker
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • September 2018

    As a graduate of the Social Service Worker program, you will be eligible to register as a social service worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. This program combines classroom work with practical experience to provide you with the skills, knowledge and attitudes ...

  • Social Service Worker – Brock University Articulation
    • Three consecutive semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • September 2018

    This program combines classroom work 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 counselling skills for work with individuals and groups in a......