Programs offered at each campus may vary, so be sure to check other campus offerings for the course you are most interested in.
The Accounting and Payroll Administration Diploma program at Anderson College provides students with an understanding of manual and computerized accounting payroll systems and the ability to apply this knowledge to business situations. Combining classroom theory with practical hands-on experience, the program will help students develop the confidence and experience needed for a career in accounting and payroll administration.
Students in the Accounting and Payroll Administration Diploma program will develop expert knowledge in computer applications and software programs needed to excel in the business world today. The Accounting and Payroll Administrator Diploma program will also focus on developing leadership and management skills, ensuring that students are prepared to lead teams of employees and make difficult decisions.
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.
A great executive assistant is a critical component of successful company. With our small class sizes and friendly, knowledgeable faculty, Anderson can quickly train you to become everything an organization needs through our Executive Administration Diploma Program.
At Anderson, we’ve turned the classroom into the office. Every teacher in our program has professional experience in the fields they teach, so you’ll gain real insight into what companies demand. You’ll learn how to perform such essentials as budgeting, spreadsheets, presentations, documentation, meeting management, travel arrangements, and conference planning. You’ll become fully competent in critical computer programs, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. Plus, you’ll enhance your verbal, written, math and interpersonal skills.
In short, you’ll become everything a successful company, office, department or executive depends on – without wasting a minute of learning time. And our highly successful graduate employment services to assist you.
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 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
Massage Therapy is a rapidly growing field and recognized as an essential part of health care and overall wellness.
This program is recognized by the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario as meeting the academic requirements for eligibility to write the registration examination. Successful candidates of this examination will be entitled to use the professional designation of Registered Massage Therapist. Additional fees will apply.
Anderson College is also a member of the Ontario Council of Private Massage Therapy Colleges.
The objective of the Pharmacy Assistant Program is to provide graduates with the skills and knowledge that enable them to qualify for entry-level positions. Our graduates have been successful securing employment in a variety of pharmaceutical organizations. Usually Pharmacy Assistants work in entry level positions at pharmacy retail companies. They work under the supervision of the pharmacy technician or Pharmacist. Some of the responsibilities include ordering and receiving the inventory, filling prescriptions, receiving shipments and handling paperwork.
Students explore the human body’s systems throughout the learning modules by focusing on structure, function & terminology. The program focuses on understanding the management of hospitals & related organizations; examining various pharmacy services; Learning medical prefixes and suffixes, abbreviations, trade & generic drug names, symbols, strengths & dosage forms. Other than these students will go through all the basic and advanced elements of Pharmacy Assistant course.
The Developmental Service Worker program (DSW Program) at Anderson College provides technical training for individuals looking for a rewarding career working with children, youth and adults who have developmental disabilities. Students will learn to give clients support and offer encouragement while promoting their mental, emotional and physical health.