Programs offered at each campus may vary, so be sure to check other campus offerings for the course you are most interested in.
This intensive 26-week, full-time program is designed specifically to get individuals employed in a medical office. Students will receive plenty of hands-on experience and in-depth working knowledge of how busy medical offices function. Upon completion of this program, successful graduates will be ready to start work in most professional medical offices with a sound knowledge of the filing system, medical transcription, computerized appointment booking, the billing system, and the importance of record-keeping. This is an intensive program where individuals will graduate being ready to handle the day-to-day operations of a busy medical practice!
Do you want to help individuals with varying levels of ability to attain their full potential?
Do you want to work with individuals of all ages in a home or community setting?
Do you want to work in a career filled with opportunity?
Is providing dignity and respect for all people important to you?
If so, a career as a Community Support Worker is right for you.
Community Support/Service Workers, help support people with varying levels of physical and/or intellectual abilities or individuals with mental illness. Your primary role is to help these individuals attain their goals to help them live fulfilling lives. Each day and each client provides new opportunities and challenges. As a Community Support Worker you might:
CSW’s work in a variety of home, adult vocational or community settings. Job opportunities can be found with agencies, organizations or the government or community day programs throughout Nova Scotia. This career offers flexibility as positions may be part-time or offer shift work.
The 35-week Community Support Worker program in Dartmouth and Sydney provides the knowledge and skills needed for this rewarding career. This program is taught over eight months and provides theory and hands-on practical learning. Our program will prepare you to work with clients with physical disabilities, intellectual disabilities, learning disabilities or other special needs. Each course is designed to prepare students for their careers. Students will apply what they have learned through group projects, papers, and presentations as well as work in two work practicums to apply what they have learned in the classroom.
Students in this program will:
Each Community Support Worker course is taught by instructors who have worked in the field. By using real-world examples, they are able to help students relate the theory material to their new career. In addition to your diploma, students earn the following certificates:
As the oldest and most recognized private college in Sydney, CBBC Career College has three exceptional locations to serve all your education, hair and esthetics needs. Known to thousands of residents as the “business college”, CBBC is proud of its history in helping over 15,000 alumni secure successful careers on Cape Breton Island and across the province. Our small class sizes, qualified and dedicated instructors, contacts within the community, and exciting campus events make CBBC the place to go for career training in Sydney.