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ABM College of Health & Technology

112 28 Street SE, Calgary AB

Possible funding to those who qualify*

  • Alberta Student Aid Program
  • Loans
  • Grants
  • Bursaries
  • Scholarships

Programs

Programs offered at each campus may vary, so be sure to check other campus offerings for the course you are most interested in.

Business, Accounting, Marketing Programs

  • Our Business Administration program prepares students in essential business concepts, analytical tools, and the management techinques required to be sucessful within the modern business settings. Through this program, students will learn skills from various business positions such as clerical duties, data entry, Microsoft Office, business communications and much more. The combination of various skills will provide the students with a firm foundation on the daily operations in a business environment. This program will help students develop the entrepreneurial mindset needed to carry out business administrative duties efficiently in any office setting. Additionally, the students will have the oppertunity to apply their skills in the real-world environment through our mandetory practicum placement. Our program is designed to provide you with a strong foundation of business principles and the right skills to help get the job you want after graduation.
  • A diploma in Accounting and Payroll Administration gives you the oppertunity to work in virtually any industry imaginable. Accounting and Payroll personnel are crucial to almost every company in Canada.

    Through the combination of accounting, Canadian payroll and tax knowledge, this program will provide a comprehensive understanding of both corporate financial statements and cash flow statements. Furthermore, this diploma includes practical study in accounting and bookkeeping fundamentals. Students will also gain experience with accounting softwares such as Sage, and QuickBooks.

    As a graduate you leave with the full knowledge of the industry tools, and the pratical experience offered through the mandatory practicum at the end of the program.

  • The Digital Marketing Diploma is a forward thinking program that provides students with the communications and technical skills needed to work in the modern marketing sector. This program aims to educate students on the skills required to design, implement and manage successful multi-channel digital campaigns. Student will learn to create actionable digital marketing strategies and gain knowledge to increase sales and market awareness of small business and enterprise. This program offers a comprehensive course that provides the essential knowledge and skills required in modern-day businesses. Students will learn in-depth about Google Ads, Social Media Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Analytics, Mobile Marketing and much more. Graduates from the Digital Marketing Diploma will enter the workforce as a potential Digital Marketer, Junior Web Developer, or Social Media Expert.
  • Our Medical Office Assistant & Unit Clerk program is designed to provide students with the technology, business, and communication fundamentals needed to work within a health care office setting. This comprehensive course covers four key areas: Medical Terminology, Medical Office Administration, Word Processing and Medical Transcription

    This accelerated program provides students with exposure to current industry trends and real-world office settings through our 4-week practicum. Additional program emphasis is placed on the development of the student communication and the interpersonal skills required to successfully perform within a health care environment.

    As Health Care is one of the fastest-growing industries within Canada; prospective students can look forward to a broad range of employment opportunities. Upon successful completion of this program, you will be qualified to work in hospitals, clinics, and other health care centres.

  • The Administrative Assistant Diploma Program offered by ABM College provides graduates with the necessary knowledge and skills to excel in any office environment. As part of the program, students enrolled in the online admin assistant program are exposed to a wide range of topics such as data management, executive assistance, business communication, time management, word processing, spreadsheets, email management, office administration, and more. Additionally, students receive hands-on training in the latest computer software applications, ensuring they are up-to-date with the latest technological advancements. The program also includes a 4-week practicum placement that allows students to gain valuable work experience and build their portfolio, making them well-prepared to enter the workforce with confidence.

  • The Dental Office Administration Diploma Program offered by ABM College is a comprehensive training course designed to equip students with all the practical skills and knowledge necessary to become successful Dental Office Administrators. The program provides detailed training on healthcare communication, medical terminology, and various dental reception procedures, preparing students to excel in their chosen field. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience in a dental administration setting through a 160-hour practicum, enabling them to hone their abilities and apply their knowledge in a real-world environment. By the end of the program, students will have the necessary skills and experience to succeed as Dental Office Administrators, making them highly employable in the dental industry.

  • ABM College's Financial Planner Diploma is a specialized program designed to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a career in the financial industry. The program is tailored for individuals who possess a strategic and tactical approach to finances, making it an ideal choice for those seeking to develop their financial acumen. This online financial course covers a wide range of topics, including creating successful financial strategies and budgets, analyzing and creating personal finance strategies, tax strategies, personal investments, and more. Students will gain a deep understanding of the intricacies involved in the financial sector and will be well-prepared to enter the industry with confidence. By the end of the program, graduates will have the expertise to succeed as financial planners and analysts, making them highly sought-after professionals in the financial industry.

  • ABM College's Human Resource Administration (HRA Diploma) Program in Ontario offers individuals the opportunity to become a qualified HRA professional. This program is designed to develop essential business, software, and communication skills required to excel in various roles within the human resources department. An integral part of the program is a practicum, which provides students with hands-on experience in the day-to-day operations of an organization's HR department, allowing them to apply their learned skills in a real-world setting. Graduates of the program are well-prepared to pursue an exciting career in HR administration, equipped with the necessary knowledge and expertise to succeed in the field. The program is an excellent choice for individuals seeking to develop a career in human resources and advance in their profession.

  • The Medical Office Assistant (MOA) and Unit Clerk Diploma program offered by ABM College is an all-inclusive training course designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to work in various medical care environments. The program provides comprehensive training in medical office administrative technologies, as well as advanced medical terminology, medical transcription, clinical and administrative procedures, billing and scheduling through Accuro and Med Access, filing records, Microsoft Office, and much more. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience through a practicum, further enhancing their skills and knowledge in a real-world setting. By the end of the program, students will be well-prepared to pursue a successful career as Medical Office Assistants or Unit Clerks, making them highly employable in the medical industry.

Creative Arts, Interactive, Sound Programs

  • Students will gain an understanding of the basic design principals, and create their own portfolios to present to employers. They will learn how to design using Adobe creative suite and gain an understanding of composition. This diploma also gives students and understanding of photography and how to incorporate images into their designs.

    Students will finish off with a practicum placement at the end of the course, to help add work experience to their portfolios.

Education, Teaching Programs

  • Our Education Assistant program prepares students to be an agent of change and support in diverse and inclusive classrooms. Students in this program will learn about child and adolescents development, curriculum development, assessment and behavioural management, along with software such as Microsoft Office. This program will provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in a career in the education field. This program also includes a one month practicum where students get to gain practical experience in a diverse learning setting. Graduates from this prgram work in positions such as Educational Resources Assisant, Teacher Assistant and Special Education Assistant.
  • The Early Childhood Assistant Diploma program offered by NACC is a unique opportunity for students to delve into the historical roots of early learning and discover how they have shaped the modern approach to play-based learning. Throughout the program, students will develop the skills required to establish inclusive relationships within the Early Childhood Education (ECE) community. An essential component of the program involves completing a field practice with children of different age groups, including toddlers or infants, preschoolers, and school-age children. This hands-on experience allows students to apply their learned skills in a real-world setting and gain practical experience in the ECE field. By the end of the program, students will have acquired a comprehensive understanding of early childhood education and the skills necessary to pursue a rewarding career in the field.

Healthcare, Wellness, Pharma Programs

  • Students will obtain skills in the basics of human anatomy, medical terminology, chronic conditions, palliative care, and much more. This intensive program provides academic health care knowledge in five months and includes practical experience through a practicum experience. Health Care Aide graduates pursue careers in a variety of clinical and care settings and work with elderly patients, patients with mental health issues, dementia, and patients with special needs. Working environments for Health Care Aides encompass a wide variety of settings including home care, hospitals, auxiliary hospitals, nursing homes, long term care, and group homes. Extra Courses: To give ABM College Health Care Aide graduates an upper hand in the industry, we provide students with the following additional certifications:
    • Point Click and Documentation
    • It's Your Move
    • Non-violent Crisis Intervention (CPI)
    • Advanced Medication
    • Foot Care
    • Food Safety - Nationally Accredited (valid for 5 years)
    • Alzheimer's Best Friends Seminar
    • Palliative Care
    • Supportive Pathways by Carewest
  • With the increased focus on massage therapy as an important component of patient rehabilitation, this field has become one of the fastest-growing within the Canadian health care system. ABM College has responded to this growth by designing a Massage Therapy program which prepares students for entry-level employment as massage therapists. Our Massage Therapy Program at ABM College prepares students for a career within this rapidly growing field through detailed academic study and practical hands-on experience. The academic portion of this course provides in-depth knowledge of human body systems while the technical portion of this program provides insight into the various massage therapy techniques utilized by modern practitioners. Students develop the skills and knowledge necessary to conduct a systematic patient assessment, frame treatment plans, provide effective and safe treatment, and analyze outcomes.
  • The objective of the Pharmacy Assistant program is to give students the practical skills necessary to be employed as a Pharmacy Assistant. Students gain relevant knowledge of the technical and clerical aspects of the pharmacy profession, including inventory maintenance, record keeping, pharmacy equipment, mathematical skills related to pharmacy, and introduction to prescription preparations. Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will be qualified to work as a Pharmacy Assistant in care facilities or retail environments.

Human & Social Services, CSW Programs

  • The Addictions and Community Support Worker program provides students with the communication and technical skills needed to work in the community and assist those who suffer from personal, social and substance issues. Students will learn how to assess clients emotional and health related needs along with how to develop action plans to support those clients.

    Addictions and Community Services Workers hold professional jobs in a wide range of settings such as child and family social service agencies. Addictions and Community Services Workers are also employed programs concerning specifically with alcoholism, drug abuse, and family violence.

    A mandatory practicum placement occurs at the end of the program which allows students to apply their education and skills in a real-world setting.

    Graduates of this program will be prepared to work in a range of social service settings in the province with their practicum experience giving them a smooth transition into the workplace.

Legal, Policing Programs

  • Legal Assistant
    Our Legal Assistant program combines a solid foundation of office skills with an emphasis on how those skills are used in law offices. Practical, hands-on training, provides students with the opportunity to learn the principles of office procedures, terminology, and accounting as they are used in the legal industry. In addition to this, our Legal Assistant program provides an introduction to the different areas of specialization in legal practice. These include corporate and business law, criminal law, family law, civil litigation, real estate law, and wills and estate law. The program gives participants training in the solid communication and technical skills needed to serve these diverse areas, as well as the interpersonal and soft skills that will build the confidence needed to assist the variety of clients encountered in this profession. Included in this program is a one-month practicum which enables students to apply their in-class theory to a real-world setting. Arranged at reputable Law Offices and Court Houses, this practicum allows students to get a clear understanding of the demands of work and creates a clear path to enter into the workforce following graduation.

Technology, Networking Programs

  • The Help Desk Analyst diploma will prepare students as an information technology (IT) professional, who can help users resolves issues with computer hardware or software via telephone, website, email or a chat bot. Students will learn how to respond to inquiries, assess problems and issues with IT equipment and applications, and learn how to resolve these issues for users. This course is designed for today's fast paced industry that demands speedy help desk IT support. Help desk support personnel successfully solve various problems for hardware and software, such as server, computers, printers, and software programs like Windows. This involves asking questions to the customer to assess the problems and provide solutions. Sometimes a solution can only be provided by sending a technician on site to help the customer. Graduates of this program can seek employment in various IT departments working in a call center or online technical support center. They will provide support, help troubleshoot and give solutions for IT problems that customers inquire about.
  • The Mobile App Developer program teaches students how to create functional and beautiful applications for mobile devices. Students will learn all of the back end software used in the industry to create apps for Android, iOS and Windows devices. The skills students gain in this course allows them to freelance as app developers, or work for an employer to develop specific apps. Mobile app developers find employment by various employers including Andriod and iOS app and platform development companies, software companies, the entertainment industry, financial services and retailers. They would be needed by any business that operates an online web service and would want to create an in-house app. As a graduate, students can also freelance for businesses and companies creating multi-platform apps.
  • The Network Administration program provides students with a comprehensive view into the complex world of IT infrastructure and network maintenance. Through this program, students will develop an extensive set of knowledge on everything from computer hardware and server deployment, to network maintenance and security. Our skill focused program includes hands on experience with enterprise Cisco hardware, and advanced tasks in MCSA Microsoft Server 2012. Students receive the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) A+ certification, upon completion of this program. This certification allows graduates to be employable in entry level positions, installing, maintaining, customizing, and operating personal computers for clients. They will find positions in a variety of IT and server administrator roles.
  • The Web Design and Development diploma program teaches students how to create and breathe life into their web designs. They will learn coding languages such as, HTML5, CSS3, Java, PHP for WordPress, Bootstrap and use them to create core structures for the web and server database use. This course also includes the creative aspect, using adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator students will learn how to create graphics as well. By the end of the diploma, students will be able to meet industry standards and create beautiful and functional graphics, web pages, and work in the back end of the web.
  • The Cybersecurity course offered by ABM College is a comprehensive 70-week program designed to provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge required for a successful career in the cybersecurity industry. The program is offered online, allowing students to study and learn at their own pace, while also accommodating their busy schedules. The course content covers a broad range of topics, including safeguarding digital information, mitigation of cyber attacks and risks, and more. Additionally, the program includes a 5-week practicum that provides students with the opportunity to apply their acquired skills and knowledge in a real-world environment, further enhancing their learning and employability. By the end of the program, students will be well-equipped to pursue a rewarding career in the field of cybersecurity.

  • ABM College's online UI/UX Design Diploma program is a specialized training course aimed at preparing students for a career as professional UI/UX developers. The program offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge to design interactive websites, create intuitive apps, and develop complex web templates. This program is ideal for individuals who are curious and passionate about building visually appealing and interactive designs. By completing the program, students will be equipped with the technical skills required to pursue a career in UI/UX design, enabling them to create impactful customer experiences and level up their creativity. With a rewarding career in design, graduates of the program will be well-prepared to meet the demands of the fast-growing digital industry.

Calgary Campus

ABM College is fully accredited to operate at our two campus locations in Calgary and Toronto. We ensure our courses meet the standards set by Alberta, as well as, Ontario for a career training institute. Our students also have access to the highest quality of education and industry training within their chosen career fields.

 

All of our programs and courses have a keen focus on providing students with professional career training. This allows students to jump ahead of their competition once they graduate with a polished resume and enhanced interview skills. It teaches students how to present themselves professionally to employers and colleagues. ABM College students learn how to maintain best industry practice.

Our instructors are all highly qualified and provide students with the most up-to-date education within their field. The ABM College staff are also onsite to assist students find employment after graduation.

We offer a rolling monthly intake system for all of our programs and course. This allows students to start their education anytime during the year. The time slots for our classes have also been created to accommodate students who may have other commitments and a busy life.

We understand that paying for higher education can be intimidating, we offer financial services for our students to help them gain access to the available student loans and funding.


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