Programs offered at each campus may vary, so be sure to check other campus offerings for the course you are most interested in.
Students in the Medical Esthetician Diploma Program will be able to apply relevant knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathology, histology and terminology to the provision of specialized esthetic treatments. Students will gain an understanding of a variety of specialized skin and body care treatments, following appropriate procedure, room preparation, observing specific indications, contraindications, safety precautions and maintaining client comfort and modesty including, but not limited to, facials, body treatments, cosmetic massages, manicures, pedicures, basic makeup applications, lash and brow enhancements and hair removal.
With the guidance of our industry expert instructor/s, students will be able to understand the scope of practice of a Medical Esthetician in a medical environment. Students are likewise expected to develop and maintain customer service strategies that meet and adapt to individual needs and expectations in accordance with professional standards and ethics. An understanding of business management skills for salons and spas will also be covered.
The Business Management Diploma Program introduces the students to various aspects of business operations and builds fundamental understanding of business practices, functions and processes. Emphasis is placed on administration, staffing, finance, accounting, sales, marketing, communication and legislative compliance of businesses. Students will master their competencies to develop innovative and critical thinking abilities. This program will also build the analytic, decision-making, problem solving and communication skills that are important to business professionals. Graduates can look forward to a variety of careers options that feature a wide range of duties related to the business world.
Our 26-week Diploma program is designed to provide you with the business concepts needed in today's competitive and changing business environment — with a focus on critical thinking skills and team building. You'll attain a broad understanding of business practices — including Microsoft Office software, Excel Level 2, bookkeeping & accounting, Quickbooks, ACCPAC, marketing/sales, economics and operation management — gaining you the skills and experience necessary to progress to more responsible roles in accounting, marketing, operations, personnel or general administration. A Diploma from Anderson College will ensure your success in today's demanding and competitive job market.
Medical Office Administrators perform a variety of secretarial and administrative duties in doctor's offices, hospitals, medical clinics and other medical settings. As a Medical Office Administrator, you will be the first person to meet and greet patients and staff upon entering the clinic. You will be required to possess a friendly and welcoming attitude with excellent communication skills. Medical Office Administrators are responsible for a variety of administrative and clerical duties necessary to run an organization efficiently. You serve as basis of communication within the office, as well as plan and schedule meetings and appointments, organize and maintain documents and files, manage projects, conduct research, and provide information by use of telephone, email, and postal service.
Working within a medical office, Medical Office Administrators may be required to transcribe dictation and assist physicians or medical staff with reports, and conference proceedings. Most medical office staffs need to be familiar with insurance rules, billing practices, and hospital or laboratory procedures according to their province.
The Early Childcare Assistant Diploma program trains students for increasingly important careers in the early childcare field. Early Childcare Assistants play a crucial role in a young child’s early development, and graduates of the program will be well situated for fulfilling and long-lasting careers in this field.
The Early Childcare Assistant Diploma program develops skills and techniques through a mix of theoretical classroom learning and practical "hands-on" training. This mix of practical and theoretical training provides the knowledge and confidence needed to step right into the workplace upon graduation.
Graduates of the Early Childcare Assistant program have found employment in daycare centres, nursery schools, pre-schools, kindergartens, government and non-profit organizations and private homes. In addition, Anderson College is one of the few colleges that will find your placement for you following your in-class training. In the job placement, you will have the opportunity to apply your theoretical skills in a professional setting, which will help develop confidence and practical "real world" experience.
Clinical laboratory testing plays a crucial role in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of disease. Medical Laboratory Technicians are trained to work under the supervision of a Technologist to conduct routine diagnostic tests, as well as set up, clean and maintain medical laboratory equipment. As a Medical Laboratory Technician you will be responsible to collect blood, tissue and other samples from patients, as well as log patient samples and prepare them for testing. You will perform laboratory procedures such as preparing specimens for testing, preparing culture media and stock solutions, and recognizing problems and errors in lab procedures. Medical Laboratory Technicians use automated equipment and computerized instruments capable of performing a number of tests simultaneously, as well as microscopes, cell counters, and other sophisticated laboratory equipment
Throughout the Personal Support Worker program students will focus mainly on caring for elderly patients. Topics such as abuse and safety, cognitive impairment, mental health issues and personal hygiene will be covered, along with the importance of interpersonal skills and respecting individuality of clients. Areas in childcare and assisting new mothers and newborns will also be taught. Anderson College students have the advantage of working within our fully equipped simulated hospital room and practical nursery room. With equipments ranging from wheelchairs, hoyer lifts and functioning hospital beds, students will have all the hands on practice needed to feel comfortable and confident when approaching their clinical practice and seeking employment after graduation.
The Pharmacy Technician diploma program at Anderson College’s Mississauga campus has been awarded the status of Provisional Accreditation by the Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs (CCAPP). This means that our graduates (and only graduates from other CCAPP programs) are eligible to become registered Pharmacy Technicians in Ontario.
We also offer the Pharmacy Assistant program which shorter in length.
The Pharmacy Technician program is designed to prepare graduates for employment in either retail, industrial or institutional pharmacy settings. The program is a College level program approved by The Ministry of Training, Colleges & Universities. Through comprehensive learning objectives and practical hands-on training, graduates of this program will be technically qualified to provide superior pharmacy technician performance.
Students in the Pharmacy Technician Diploma program will combine theoretical classroom learning with practical hands-on training, ensuring that they are both well versed in all aspects of the pharmaceutical industry and equipped with the confidence needed to step into the workplace upon graduation.
The Physiotherapist Assistant Diploma program has been designed to provide students with a strong foundation to work under the supervision of a Physiotherapist.
Current trends in Healthcare restructuring have resulted in shorter hospital stays and more outpatient rehabilitation. Some tasks formerly performed by Physiotherapists are now being delegated to Assistants in an effort to further reduce costs.
The demand for Physiotherapist Assistants is expected to increase over the next few years.
Inclusive of an 11-week clinical placement period, the program provides well-rounded combination of theory instruction and practical training of which the student can continually develop and apply their knowledge to skilled tasks and proper assessment procedures.
The Intra Oral Dental Assisting Diploma program at Anderson College prepares students for careers in dental offices, dental clinics, health units, hospitals and educational institutions. Students in the Intra Oral Dental Assistant Diploma program will combine theoretical classroom learning with practical hands-on training, ensuring that they are both well versed in all aspects of dentistry and equipped with the confidence needed to provide top-quality dental care
The Law Enforcement / Police Foundations diploma program is designed to prepare students to apply to and work as a Police Officer, Customs and Immigrations Officer, Security, Private Investigation, Court Officers, Fraud Departments, etc.
The Academy, alongside our instructors (all 25-year+ veterans of their respective Police forces), will assist students on an individual basis to ensure they progress to the career of their choice.
The Police Foundations program is a joint initiative between the Police Learning System Advisory Committee to establish minimum entrance standards for police services in Ontario.
The day-to-day duties of a law clerk vary, but generally speaking, law clerks are trained professionals who assist lawyers or judges in preparing legal or court documents. Because of the nature of their job, law clerks have an excellent opportunity to learn more about judicial processes and other areas of the law. Not surprisingly, many law clerks use their accumulated experience and knowledge to move up in the industry. There is great potential for growth and promotion, thus the need for qualified law clerks remains steady.
The Law Clerk Diploma program at Anderson College prepares students for the challenges and rewards of legal assistance. Our diploma program prepares students to write one or all of the four provincial Law Clerk exams: Litigation, Corporate Law, Real Estate and Wills & Estates.
The Law Clerk diploma program is comprehensive with only the most current and up-to-date course content. We will ensure you have all the knowledge and practical skills needed to proceed to a career with the utmost confidence. Contact us for more information and we’ll show you how quickly this rewarding career could be yours!