Helping Canadians get back to work.

Heritage Community College

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Possible funding to those who qualify*

  • Second Career
  • 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

  • CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

    There are numerous opportunities such as:

    • Clerk
    • Office Assistant
    • Administrative Assistant
    • Office Supervisor
    • Payroll Administrator
    • Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable Clerk

    PROGRAM INFORMATION

    Accounting and Payroll Administration program gives the students hands-on Accounting Training that employers demand. The program will teach you to excel in computerized accounting programs such as QuickBooks, Sage50 and other industry standard software. Students will also learn the manual accounting fundamentals they need to fully understand the bookkeeping process.

  • CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

    There are numerous opportunities such as:

    • Banking
    • Customer Service representative
    • Credit companies
    • Private and public insurance establishments
    • Investment firms
    • Other financial institutions

    PROGRAM INFORMATION

    Upon completion of this program the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:

    • Understand Canadian banking systems and procedures
    • Work directly with customers and handle deposits, withdrawals, cash handling, bill payments, money orders, identify fraud and counterfeit money
    • Gather and process information needed to open new customer accounts and services
    • Identify and solve problems with customer’s accounts
  • CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

    Graduates are prepared for careers as:

    • Account Manager
    • Accounting Assistant
    • Business Development Officer
    • Business Manager
    • Entrepreneur
    • Marketing Coordinator
    • Office Manager
    • Project Manager
    • Sales Professional
    • Self Employment

    PROGRAM INFORMATION

    DIB will equip the students with the business knowledge, communication skills, ethical and legal expertise, and critical thinking skills that they need to adapt and thrive in a changing global environment. Through this program, students will be able to learn all the basics of business and gain specialized expertise in areas such as international trade law, finance, sales and marketing. The graduate of this program will occupy positions of leadership in the private and public sectors provincially, nationally and internationally.

  • CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

    • Advertising manager
    • Electronic business (e-business) manager
    • Fundraising campaign manager
    • Internet communications manager
    • Marketing manager
    • Media relations director
    • Promotions manager
    • Public relations director
    • Sales and marketing manager
     

    PROGRAM INFORMATION

    This Digital Marketing Management program gives the students hands-on Digital Marketing Training that employers demand. The program will teach advertising, marketing, and e-business managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of establishments and departments involved in commercial, industrial and e-business advertising, marketing and public relations. They will be able to be employed by commercial and industrial establishments, government departments, and advertising, marketing and public relations firms or consulting businesses.

  • CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

    • Advertising manager
    • Electronic business (e-business) manager
    • Fundraising campaign manager
    • Internet communications manager
    • Marketing manager
    • Media relations director
    • Promotions manager
    • Public relations director
    • Sales and marketing manager

     


    PROGRAM INFORMATION

    This Marketing Administration program gives the students hands-on Marketing Training that employers demand. The program will teach advertising, marketing, and e-business managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of establishments and departments involved in commercial, industrial and e-business advertising, marketing and public relations. They will be able to be employed by commercial and industrial establishments, government departments, and advertising, marketing and public relations firms or consulting businesses.

  • CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

    • Classification Officer – Human Resources
    • Compensation Research Analyst
    • Conciliator
    • Employee Relations Officer
    • Employment Equity Officer
    • Human Resources Consultant
    • Human Resources Research Officer
    • Job Analyst
    • Labor Organization Business Agent
    • Labor Relations Officer
    • Mediator
    • Union Representative
    • Wage Analyst
     

    PROGRAM INFORMATION

    This Human Resources Administration program gives the students hands-on Human Resources Training that employers demand. The program will teach students to develop, implement and evaluate human resources and labour relations policies, programs and procedures and advise employers and employees on human resources matters. Human resources professionals are employed throughout the private and public sectors, or they may be self-employed.

  • CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

    • Medical Office Assistant,
    • Medical Administrative Assistant
    • Secretary, Medical
    • Receptionist, Medical Office/Hospital
    • Medical Billing Clerk
    • Ward Secretary
    • Booking Clerk

     


    PROGRAM INFORMATION

    This program has been designed to provide students with all of the administrative and clinical knowledge and skills required for employment as a Medical Office Assistant.

    During the program students learn to understand and use medical language; perform office procedures, prepare medical records, reports, case histories, correspondence and machine dictation; schedule and confirm medical appointments; receive and communicate messages for doctors and patients; initiate and maintain confidential medical files and records; prepare financial statements and handle billing procedures including medical billing, insurance, and other claim forms; promote safety and work in a safe manner; order supplies and maintain inventory; plan and initiate procedural set ups including those required for patient preparation and maintenance for supplies and equipment.

    Strong focus is given to communication skills, Microsoft Office applications, accounting applications, the ability to multitask and prioritize, organizational and detail skills, professional telephone manner, confidentiality, interpersonal skills and being a team player.

  • CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

    • Access To Information And Privacy Officer
    • Administrative Officer
    • Administrative Services Co-Ordinator
    • Forms Management Officer
    • Office Administrator
    • Office Manager
    • Office Services Co-Ordinator
    • Planning Officer
    • Records Analyst – Access To Information
    • Surplus Assets Officer

     


    PROGRAM INFORMATION

    As professional offices become more complex, it becomes critical for offices to employ specialists in the administrative functions. Graduates of this program will be highly organized and well trained in multiple forms of administrative processes that are critical for success in today’s workplace.


    PROGRAM INCLUDES

    • Classroom (Instructor Led) - 355 hrs
    • Computer Based Training - 65 hrs
    • Co-Op Placement - 80 hrs

Healthcare, Wellness, Pharma Programs

  • CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

    Upon completion of the program, graduates are qualified to work in any of the following health care areas:

    • Complex Care
    • Acute Care
    • Home Support
    • Assisted Living
    • Group Homes
    • Adult Day Care

    PROGRAM INFORMATION

    Heritage Community College’s Health Care Assistant program prepares students to be a part of a health-care team in a variety of different settings, providing a high level of frontline care to clients in need of assistance. This program focuses on developing the core skills needed to care for clients in the health care field. Topics include personal care, assisting with mobility and feeding needs, communication, assisting with medication delivery, and clinical skills. HCAs assist with promoting and maintaining the health, safety, independence, comfort, and well-being of their clients and their families. HCAs provide personal care assistance and services in a caring manner that recognizes and supports the unique care needs, abilities, and backgrounds of clients and their families. They work as members of a health care interdisciplinary team in a variety of settings with direction and supervision from regulated health care professionals. This program prepares students to meet these objectives.

  • CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

    • Community Service Worker
    • Crisis Intervention Worker
    • Developmental Service Worker
    • Drop-in Centre Worker
    • Family Service Worker
    • Group Home Worker
    • Income Maintenance Officer - Social Services
    • Life Skills Instructor
    • Mental Health Worker
    • Rehabilitation Worker - Social Services
    • Social Services Worker

     


    PROGRAM INFORMATION

    This diploma program focuses on preparing you to be an effective social services practitioner by acquiring the knowledge, skills, and values needed to provide support to individuals, families, groups, and communities in need and who are seeking support from a variety of available assistance programs and services. This program is intended for people who are looking for a career in community social services.

Languages, ESL Programs

  • CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

    The goal of this program is to help students to acquire the English language skills necessary to take other programs in college or function in an English work environment.

    PROGRAM INFORMATION

    This program will teach students to use English in meaningful ways to communicate ideas, solve problems, participate in life on campus and in the community, and prepare them for successful study in a Canadian college.

Technology, Networking Programs

  • CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

    • Computer Network Technicians' Supervisor
    • Data Center Operator
    • Internet Web Site Technician
    • Local Area Network (LAN) Administrator
    • Local Area Network (LAN) Technician
    • Network Administrator
    • Network Support Technician
    • System Administrator
    • Web Technician

     


    PROGRAM INFORMATION

    This Network Support Administrator Diploma program gives the students hands-on critical networking skill that employers demand. Graduates will have an understanding of communication and support training, students receive training on popular operating systems including Microsoft Windows 10 and Microsoft Windows Servers. They will be able to be employed by commercial and industrial establishments, government departments, and technology firms or consulting businesses.


    PROGRAM INCLUDES

    • Classroom (Instructor Led) - 240 hrs
    • Computer Based Training - 540 hrs
    • Co-Op Placement - 80 hrs
  • CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

    • Data Center Operator
    • Internet Web Site Technician
    • Local Area Network (LAN) Administrator
    • Network Support Technician
    • System Technician
     

    PROGRAM INFORMATION

    This Network Support Technician Diploma program gives the students hands-on critical networking skill that employers demand. Graduates will have an understanding of communication and support training, students receive training on popular operating systems including Microsoft Windows 10 and Microsoft Windows Servers. They will be able to be employed by commercial and industrial establishments, government departments, and technology firms or consulting businesses.


    PROGRAM INCLUDES

    • Classroom (Instructor Led) - 160 hrs
    • Computer Based Training - 315 hrs

Travel, Tourism, Hospitality Programs

  • CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

    • Hotels
    • Cruise lines
    • Travel Agencies
    • Resorts
    • Airports
    • Accommodation Service Managers
     

    PROGRAM INFORMATION

    This is one-year program introduces the wide range of activities covered by the travel and tourism industry. The course covers the tourism sector, understanding the nature and effect of world travel, development of travel and tourism sector, tourism destinations, explaining Airports and Airlines, understanding customer service in travel and tourism, developing customer service skills in travel and tourism, exploring marketing in travel and tourism, preparing for employment, developing employability skills in travel and tourism, work experience in travel and tourism.

Heritage Community College

ABOUT HERITAGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Heritage Community College is a dynamic, young institution bursting with growth and the thrill of opportunity. At the heart of our mission is a deep commitment to helping our students and our community succeed. Whether it’s in the classroom or in the field, we work hard to prepare our students for rewarding careers. Heritage Community College is a comprehensive college with a commitment to educating students for success in the real world. At HCC, you’ll build a career, not just a job—and you’ll prepare to take charge of your future. In the classroom, students choose from a variety of programs that lay the groundwork for practical careers. And in the world, our students take on challenging internships that immerse them in the day-to-day life of a professional. Our hard work pays off as our graduates enter the workforce with exceptional opportunities. Outside of class, you’ll find a wealth of opportunities to get involved and create change. Joining a club, writing for the student newspaper, or serving in Student Council is a great way to hone your skills and make a difference. You’ll also find a wide array of academic resources. From our well-equipped library to one-on-one advising, we’ll help you navigate your education and prepare for a bright future. We also work hard to make a difference in our community. Through community service, research, and more, we support and strengthen the fabric of our community every day.

*All student funding, whether made available privately or through various government branches, is only approved to those who qualify, by the original source of funding. There are many criteria that each candidate must meet to be approved. Schools can only inform you of what may be available.