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  • Accounting – Business Administration (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • September 2020

    Used in business and non-business organizations, accounting involves measuring business activities; processing information into financial reports and statements; and communicating information to the appropriate decision-makers. To meet the wide range of accounting employment opportunities, Durham College offers a variety of

  • Building Construction Technician (Co-op option available)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby
    • September 2020

    In as little as 16 months, you can acquire the knowledge required to construct energy efficient and environmentally responsible residential buildings and perform a wide range of carpentry tasks and obtain the skills required to upgrade existing buildings.

  • Carpentry and Renovation Technician (Co-op option available)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby
    • September 2020

    A career in the carpentry and renovation field blends physical hands-on work, skillful precision and creativity. Successful candidates enter a world of opportunities leading to a variety of rewarding career paths in custom home building, renovation, construction, and general contracting, including self-employment. With the construction and renovation industry steadily...

  • Civil Engineering Technician (Co-op option available)
    • Four Semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby
    • September 2020

    The Civil Engineering Technician program is the perfect vehicle to launch a rewarding entry-level career in the civil engineering field. You will develop skills in computer assisted design and drafting (CAD), geographic information system (GIS), electronic surveying and testing construction materials. Project management and safe working principles in construction...

  • Civil Engineering Technology (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Whitby
    • September 2020

    Civil engineering influences every aspect of our physical environment or infrastructure. Civil Engineering Technologists plan, design, construct, maintain and recycle the structures in our communities such as roads, bridges, highways, airports, pipelines and tunnels. These systems keep our transportation systems operating, water flowing and gas and electricity supplied to...

  • Computer Programming and Analysis (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • September 2020

    This program offers comprehensive study in information technology, systems methodologies and application programming, built on a solid foundation of business expertise. The curriculum includes in-depth instruction and the practical application of structured, mainframe and object-oriented programming languages.

  • Computer Systems Technology (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • September 2020

    Graduates of the three-year Computer Systems Technology program will be ready to meet the information technology (IT) needs of the business, industry, service and government sectors. You will be trained to plan, implement and analyze IT solutions based on various operating systems, networking technologies and computer programming

  • Electromechanical Engineering Technology (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Primary location Oshawa (some courses may be offered in Whitby)
    • September 2020

    The field of electromechanical engineering reflects the integration of electrical, electronic, mechanical and automation engineering. As a graduate of the Electromechanical Engineering Technology program, you will carry out electromechanical engineering technologist functions within an engineering environment. Key automation

  • Environmental Technology (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • September 2020

    This dynamic program focuses on the chemical and biological sciences as they relate to environmental pollution. An emphasis is placed on ground and surface water quality, soil and waste management and recycling in urban and industrial settings. You will also examine environmental regulations and review their social and economic...

  • Finance – Business Administration (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • September 2020

    Through the program and field placement, students will gain the skills and knowledge required to work in the field of financial services. In addition to a foundation in business, learning will be focused on a diverse selection

  • Fire and Life Safety Systems Technician (Co-op option available)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • September 2020

    This program is designed for individuals who enjoy challenging projects, which require the knowledge, practical skills and accepted practices used in the fire alarm and life safety systems industries. Completion of this two-year diploma program will prepare graduates for immediate service in both expanding sectors.

  • Hospitality – Hotel and Restaurant Operations Management (Co-op option available)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby
    • September 2020

    This program focuses on the management of hotel, restaurant and tourism enterprises and is designed to provide you with a thorough foundation of the professional skills required to

  • Human Resources – Business Administration (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • September 2020

    Human resources (HR) professionals serve as strategic partners in today’s business environment. They work closely with management colleagues at all levels of a company on a variety of project-based and proactive initiatives. Many roles are performed by HR professionals. Durham College’s Business (two-year)/Business Administration

  • Law Clerk Advanced (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • September 2020

    As Ontario’s only three-year Law Clerk Advanced program, students will benefit from extensive training in the theory and practise of law as well as the advanced computer training required to give you the edge you need to launch a successful legal career. You will be exposed to the concepts,...

  • Marketing – Business Administration (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • September 2020

    As the link between an organization and its customer base, marketers require creative and practical decision-making skills and clear and persuasive communication skills. This program will help you develop your business skills for a variety of job opportunities in a number of different sectors. It will also offer a...

  • Mechanical Technician – Elevating Devices (Co-op option available)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby
    • September 2020

    Have you ever ridden an elevator or escalator and wondered how they work? Who builds and installs them or even who makes sure they’re safe to ride? The responsibility is that of an elevating devices mechanic and our program will prepare you to enter this trade as an apprentice....

  • Mechanical Technician – Millwright (Co-op option available)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby
    • September 2020

    This program will prepare you to become a maintenance mechanic or technician by exposing you to the manufacturing, production and maintenance needs of several different industries. You will develop skills in the theory and practice of machine fabrication and maintenance procedures with an emphasis on the installation, service

  • Special Events Management (Co-op option available)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby
    • September 2020

    This new program will provide you with the skills and training required to bring together hospitality, accommodation, culinary and professional services with the cultural, historical and natural attractions of a geographical location. Whether you are planning cultural and social events, charitable fundraisers, conventions, festivals, weddings or corporate affairs

  • Supply Chain and Operations Management – Business Administration (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa
    • September 2020

    Regardless of industry, supply chain and operations management is at the heart of every business, which is why the skills developed in this program are in such high demand. Faced with an increasingly global business world, employers are actively seeking our Supply Chain and Operations Management graduates for their...

  • Tourism – Destination Marketing – NEW (Co-op option available)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby
    • January 2021

    Destination marketers are multidisciplinary professionals who specialize in identifying, developing and executing strategies to drive socio-economic success for locations and attractions around the world. In this program, students learn how to uphold service and quality standards throughout the customer lifecycle; develop a digital and social media presence and marketing...

  • Water Quality Technician (Co-op option available)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario college diploma
    • Oshawa and Whitby
    • September 2020

    Public health depends on the superior management of water quality and a team of professionals is required to ensure safe water for residents of Ontario. The Water Quality Technician program is designed to provide you with training in water and wastewater treatment, water distribution, wastewater collection and environmental monitoring....

  • Welding Engineering Technician (Co-op option available)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby
    • September 2020

    This two-year program will provide students with exceptional welding skills sought by employers in the structural, pressure vessel and manufacturing industries.

  • Accounting – Business Administration (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    Used in business and non-business organizations, accounting involves measuring business activities; processing information into financial reports and statements; and communicating information to the appropriate decision-makers.

  • Building Construction Technician (Co-op option available)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby

    In today’s skills-specific job market there is demand for construction workers with the knowledge and skills to work in the evolving building construction industry.

  • Carpentry and Renovation Technician (Co-op option available)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby

    A career in the carpentry and renovation field blends physical hands-on work, skillful precision and creativity. Successful candidates enter a world of opportunities leading to a variety of rewarding career paths in custom home building, renovation, construction, and general contracting, including self-employment. With the construction and renovation industry steadily...

  • Civil Engineering Technician (Co-op option available)
    • Four Semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby

    The Civil Engineering Technician program is the perfect vehicle to launch a rewarding entry-level career in the civil engineering field. You will develop skills in computer assisted design and drafting (CAD), geographic information system (GIS), electronic surveying and testing construction materials.

  • Civil Engineering Technology (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Whitby

    Civil engineering influences every aspect of our physical environment or infrastructure. Civil Engineering Technologists plan, design, construct, maintain and recycle the structures in our communities such as roads, bridges, highways, airports, pipelines and tunnels.

  • Computer Programming and Analysis (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    This program offers comprehensive study in information technology, systems methodologies and application programming, built on a solid foundation of business expertise. The curriculum includes in-depth instruction and the practical application of structured, mainframe and object-oriented programming languages.

  • Computer Systems Technology (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    If you see yourself in a career that involves the design, testing, installation and maintenance of computer hardware and software systems, the Computer Systems Technology program is for you.

  • Electromechanical Engineering Technology (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Primary location Oshawa (some courses may be offered in Whitby)

    Ranked #1 in Ontario for knowledge and skills, quality of learning experience, graduate satisfaction and graduation rate, this program blends electronics design and mechanical technologies with automation, instrumentation and control systems.

  • Environmental Technology (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    There is growing disconnect between humans and the environment, but well-trained environmental technologists are looking for solutions as pressures from population, industry and society continue to stress our ecosystem.

  • Event Planning (Co-op option available)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby

    The Event Planning program is ideally suited for organized and detail-oriented individuals, who naturally take the lead in groups and projects and thrive in a high-energy, creative environment.

  • Finance – Business Administration (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    Are you a pro at managing money with an added interest in stocks, bonds, investing and financial planning? Have you considered getting paid to help others manage their financial portfolios?

  • Fire and Life Safety Systems Technician (Co-op option available)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Oshawa

    This program is designed for individuals who enjoy challenging projects, which require the knowledge, practical skills and accepted practices used in the fire alarm and life safety systems industries. Completion of this two-year diploma program will prepare graduates for immediate service in both expanding sectors.

  • Hospitality – Hotel and Restaurant Operations Management (Co-op option available)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby

    Hotels, resorts, restaurants, cruise ships, casinos, entertainment venues and conference centres are all benefiting from an increasing number of travellers from around the globe.

  • Human Resources – Business Administration (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    Human resources (HR) professionals work in partnership with business managers to take care of the company’s largest asset – its employees.

  • Law Clerk Advanced (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    Whether you want to be a law clerk in a law office, a corporate legal department or a government agency, you’ll have the skills needed for a successful career.

  • Marketing – Business Administration (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    In this program, students differentiate themselves by taking their marketing skills to the next level. 

  • Mechanical Engineering Technology (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa campus

    This program will provide you with the ability and confidence to seek opportunities and provide support within the dynamic world of engineering, including in the automotive, energy generation, construction, and manufacturing sectors.

  • Mechanical Technician – Elevating Devices (Co-op option available)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby

    Have you ever ridden an elevator or escalator and wondered how they work? Who builds and installs them or even who makes sure they’re safe to ride? The responsibility is that of an elevating devices mechanic and our program will prepare you to enter this trade as an apprentice....

  • Mechanical Technician – Millwright (Co-op option available)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby

    A machine can do many amazing things, but it can’t take care of itself. This program allows students to develop skills in the theory and practice of machine fabrication and maintenance procedures including the installation, service, repair and overhaul of industrial machinery.

  • Supply Chain and Operations Management – Business Administration (Co-op option available)
    • Six semesters
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    • Oshawa

    Regardless of industry, supply chain and operations management is at the heart of every business, which is why the skills developed in this program are in such high demand.

  • Tourism – Destination Marketing (Co-op option available)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby

    Destination marketers are multidisciplinary professionals who specialize in identifying, developing and executing strategies to drive socio-economic success for locations and attractions around the world.

  • Water Quality Technician (Co-op option available)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario college diploma
    • Oshawa and Whitby

    Water is a life source that millions of species depend on for survival. As a water quality technician, you will work towards keeping water safe for consumption and for its return to the environment through proven treatment methods.

  • Welding Engineering Technician (Co-op option available)
    • Four semesters
    • Ontario College Diploma
    • Whitby

    The welding industry contributes more than $5 billion to the Canadian economy and employs over 300,000 individuals. Become a part of this booming field, and learn welding techniques and skills to ensure you’re fully prepared for the trade.