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Mississauga Career 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

  • The Computerized Accounting, Tax and Payroll Administration Diploma will equip students to become an accounting clerk who can calculate, prepare and process bills, invoices, accounts payable and receivable, budgets and other financial records according to established procedures. Students will learn basic accounting concepts, and focus on various aspects of accounting principles and theory. Students will also apply their knowledge using accounting software such as QuickBooks, Simply Accounting I & II, post entries, and prepare financial documents and financial reports. Students will learn to work on Personal Income Tax, Small Business Taxes and Corporate Taxes, and prepare tax returns according to the Canada Revenue Agency.  

    Career Responsibilities

    Students who complete the Computerized Accounting, Tax and Payroll program will have acquired the following knowledge, skills and responsibilities:
    • Calculate, prepare and issue documents related to accounts such as bills, invoices, inventory reports, account statements and other financial statements using computerized and manual systems.
    • Code, total, batch, enter, verify and reconcile transactions such as accounts payable and receivable, payroll, purchase orders, cheques, invoices, cheque requisitions, and bank statements in a ledger or computer system.
    • Compile budget data and documents based on estimated revenues and expenses and previous budgets.
    • Prepare period or cost statements or reports.
    • Calculate costs of materials, overhead and other expenses based on estimates, quotations, and price lists.
    • Respond to customer inquiries, maintain good customer relations and solve problems.
    • Perform related clerical duties, such as word processing, maintaining filing and record systems, faxing and photocopying.
    • Students will also learn the legislation and rules about Canadian Payroll. However, to be a Certified
    • Payroll Administrator, students must pass an external exam from the Canadian Payroll Association.

    Career Opportunities

    Rewarding career opportunities can be found in a variety of areas including:
    • Accounting Clerk
    • Accounts payable or receivable clerk
    • Accounting assistant
    • Audit clerk
    • Billing clerk
    • Costing clerk
  • The Medical Office Assistant program will provide students with the knowledge needed to become integral members of the health care team. A Medical Office Assistant performs many administrative and some basic clinical procedures. Students will learn the skills to perform duties such as scheduling medical appointments, receiving and communicating messages for doctors and patients, typing medical records, reports and correspondence, and maintaining confidential medical files and records.

     

    Career Responsibilities

    Major responsibilities of the Medical Office Assistant include:


    • Cooperate with all members of the health team.

    • Promote safety, work in a safe manner, practice universal precautions and maintain a clean working environment.

    • Schedule and confirm medical appointments and receive and communicate messages for doctors and patients.

    • Type medical records, reports and correspondence from handwritten notes or machine dictation.

    • Interview patients to complete forms, documents and case histories.

    • Complete and submit insurance and other claim forms.

    • Initiate and maintain confidential medical files and records.

    • Prepare financial statements and handle billing procedures.

    • Order supplies and maintain inventory.

    • Perform other general office work as required.

    • Plan and initiate procedural set ups including those required for patient preparation and maintenance for supplies and equipment.

    • Assist with simple diagnostic and medical procedures as required.
     

    Career Opportunities

    A Medical Office Assistant has several other job titles, including medical secretary, medical office administrator, medical receptionist and unit clerk. Rewarding Career Opportunities can be found in a variety of areas including:


    • Private and Public Hospitals

    • Public Health Offices

    • Long Term Care Facilities

    • Medical Offices

    • Specialists’ Offices

    • Nursing Services

    • Government Offices with medical related departments
  • CKE 1, CKE 2 & CHRP
    The Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) is the entry level designation. The designation will assist Human Resources professionals at entry level to pursue work opportunities in Human Resources & organizational Development Human Resources Assistant, Staffing Coordinator, Human Resources Clerk, or Human Resources Coordinator are among the position titles to be sought by CHRP designated individuals where their tasks might include HR administrative responsibilities and assist senior management with more complex functions.

    Here are a few of the many benefits you will receive in our CHRP exam prep class:

    • Human Resources Management
    • Organizational Behavior
    • Finance and Accounting
    • Human Resources Planning
    • Occupational Health and Safety
    • Training and Development
    • Labor Relations
    • Recruitment and Selection
    • Compensation
  • PMP certification today is necessary for project managers and professionals who are looking to improve their chances of assuming senior strategic management positions and securing careers within leading corporations.
    PMP Preparation Course The PMP Preparation course will provide you with the knowledge you need to make the decision to pursue your PMP certification. The course will cover the fundamental areas of PMP exam and the cross cutting knowledge and skills area.
    The 32 hours Prep Boot Camp will get you ready confidently to take the exam.

    Here are a few of the many benefits you will receive in our PMP exam prep class:

    • Instructor-led course.
    • Material is based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Sixth edition.
    • Print copy of all course materials (binder).
    • A PMP Exam Prep Strategy Guide.
    • PMP exam prep exercises and games.
    • PMP exam prep training aids.
    • Over 2,000 PMP exam prep sample questions.
    • 200 question mock PMP exam.
  • This course will give students training and experience with QuickBooks accounting software.

    Career Responsibilities

    Students have access to QuickBooks accounting software. At the conclusion of this mini-course, students will be able to perform the following functions on the software:
    • Set up a new company and chart of accounts
    • Record transactions with customers, vendors and employees
    • Manage lists
    • Run reports
    • Change forms
    • Generate letters
    • Perform cash purchases and sales
    • Make purchases on accounts
    • Pay accounts payable
    • Receive money on accounts receivable
    • Create income sheets
    • Create audit sheets

    Career Opportunities

    Students can complete this course and use it as a base for more complex study such as MTC’s Computerized Accounting, Tax and Payroll program.

Culinary Arts Programs

  • The duties of the food service worker cover the whole range of food preparation, storing, preparing, and serving, as well as dishwashing and kitchen cleaning. Major Responsibilities include quantity food preparation and safe food handling techniques; food service sanitation and safety procedures; proper use, storage and maintenance of institutional kitchen equipment; participation in food service systems including purchasing, receiving, production, inventory, delivery and service; as well as nutrition and special diets.

    Career Opportunities

    Rewarding career opportunities can be found in a variety of areas including:
    • Long-term care facilities
    • Acute care hospitals
    • Special care homes
    • Integrated facilities
    • Educational facilities
    • Hospitality industry

    Job Titles include

    • Food Service Worker
    • Food Service Helper
    • Dietary Aide
    • Food Preparer

    Knowledge & Skills

    • Experience preparing and serving food in a long-term care or similar facility
    • Food Service Worker Certificate or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
    • Ability to read and write and follow verbal and written instructions
    • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with staff and clients
    • Ability to operate and move various equipment and perform various cleaning duties
    • Willingness to work weekends, shifts and holidays as assigned
    • Ability to multi task and prioritize
    • Good detail and organizational skills
    • Ability to provide service that enhances the dignity and respects the cultural and racial diversity of clients and staff
    • Fundamental knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, WHMIS, the Sanitation Code and other related legislation
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision
    • Physically able to perform duties
    • Good grooming

Education, Teaching Programs

  • The Early Childcare Assistant program equips childcare workers with the knowledge, skills and experience for employment as Assistants in day care or early learning centers. The program gives students an overview of the responsibilities of an early childcare assistant and the opportunity to perform these responsibilities through an on-site practicum placement. The program also presents foundational skills needed for those seeking to move into an Early Childhood Educator program.

    Career Responsibilities

    The program includes a practicum that provides the student with an opportunity to incorporate classroom theory into real work situations. It allows the student the ability to demonstrate, evaluate and refine skills needed by a professional in an early child care environment. It also provides mentorship for the student to observe and interact with other early childhood professionals.

    RESPONSIBILITIES IN THE PRACTICUM INCLUDE:

    • Develop a reflective practice by keeping a daily journal of practicum experiences.
    • Reflect on each practicum assignment and experience; evaluate practices used and decisions made.
    • Evaluate constructive criticism from others; incorporate useful information into personal practice as an educator.
    • Identify mistakes; be accountable and make corrections if appropriate; be prepared to explain decisions and actions.
    • Demonstrate a willingness to learn from others – children, parents, co-workers, supervisor, etc.
    • Identify successes; reflect and assess with a view to transferring skills to other situations.
    • Demonstrate the ability to adapt skills to address new situations; reflect and evaluate adaptations.

    Career Opportunities

    Child care and early childhood education are careers that offer variety, challenges and an opportunity to advance as skills and knowledge develop. There are numerous job opportunities for an Early Childcare Assistant:
    • Childcare Centres
    • Ontario Early Years Centres
    • Private regulated home-based childcare
    • Kindergartens
    • Agencies for exceptional children
    • Parent/Child Literacy Centres

Healthcare, Wellness, Pharma Programs

  • The Personal Support Worker program prepares graduates to provide supportive care to individuals across their lifespan. Students will learn to assist individuals with their activities of daily living, including those with cognitive impairment, physical disability, and mental health challenges.

    Career Responsibilities

    The program includes clinical placements that will allow students to participate in supervised practices in both community settings and nursing homes. Clinical placements provide students with an opportunity to practice their new skills in a real-life work setting. While on placement, students gain experience in a wider range of support worker skills. The Personal Support Worker program will equip the student with the following knowledge, skills and responsibilities:
    • Provide personal care and companionship.
    • Assist with all activities of daily living including bathing, toileting, dressing, mobility and feeding.
    • Assist client to walk, support at bedside, support client’s independence regarding medications.
    • Perform light housekeeping and cleaning.
    • Recognize and report changes in a client’s behavior/condition.
    • Provides informal counseling, as needed.
    • Work within the role in a variety of settings in accordance with all applicable legislation and employer policies and procedures.
    • Act responsibly, be accountable and understand the skills and knowledge boundaries of the role.
    • Participate as a member of the care team and maintain collaborative working relationships when providing care in work settings.
    • Provide ethical and sensitive client-centered and client-directed care following the care/service plan.
    • Establish and maintain helping relationships that reflect open communication and professionalism while respecting privacy and confidentiality legislation.
    • Identify, report, and document relevant client information using assessment and communication in accordance with legislation and employer policies.
    • Promote and maintain a safe and comfortable environment to clients and their families in accordance with legislation, policies, and procedures.
    • Assist clients across the lifespan with routine activities of daily living.
    • Assist clients with medication in keeping with the care/service plan, the support worker role, applicable legislation, and employer policies.
    • Assist with household management tasks and instrumental activities of daily living in keeping with the care/service plan.
    • Assist clients who are caring for dependent individuals in keeping with the care/service plan and the needs of the clients and their families.
    • Identify and report situations of potential, alleged, or witnessed neglect and abuse in accordance with legislation and employer policies and procedures.
    • Assist in providing palliative and end of life care to clients and their families in accordance with client autonomy and the care/service plan.
    • Support clients experiencing cognitive impairment or mental health challenges.
    • Apply knowledge of the structure and function of all human body systems.

    Career Opportunities

    Rewarding career opportunities can be found in a variety of care settings including:
    • Community homes
    • Retirement homes
    • Long-term care homes
    • Hospitals
  • SOON Pharmacist, by Mississauga Career College, is starting various pharmacy PECB exam preparation courses to help students succeed in their career path
  • The Red Cross Babysitting course, refreshed and revised, now has a greater emphasis on First Aid skills. The Canadian Red Cross Babysitting course covers everything from managing difficult behaviours to essential content on leadership and professional conduct as a babysitter. Babysitting promises to deepen and enhance the responsibility that older youth feel when caring for younger children. This updated curriculum, complete with new science, also provides improved learning when it comes to giving the appropriate care in the event of an emergency.

    PREREQUISITE: AGES 11 TO 15 YEARS

    Course Content

    • How to be responsible and demonstrate leadership
    • How to make good decisions and manage difficult behaviours
    • Information on children’s developmental stages, and specific strategies for each stage
    • How to feed, diaper, dress, and play with children and babies
    • How to recognize and prevent unsafe situations, make safe choices and promote safe behaviours
    • First aid skills

    FIRST AID CONTENT:

    • Check, Call, Care (includes phoning EMS/911)
    • Glove removal
    • Recovery position
    • Conscious choking (adult/child/baby/alone)
    • CPR (baby/child)
    • Illness
    • Asthma (includes use of inhaler and spacer)
    • Anaphylaxis (includes use of EpiPen)
    • Poisoning
    • Insect stings
    • Wound care (i.e. minor cuts and scrapes, splinters, nosebleeds, bumps and bruises, life-threatening bleeding, burns)
    • Head, neck and back injuries
    • Broken bones
    • Seizures
  • Compromising of a two-day course, is the most popular and most comprehensive of the cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certifications. This results in a three-year certification and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. It also meets federal regulations and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR and exceeds competitors’ standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED.

    Career Responsibilities

    The certificate offers first aid and skills for those who need two-day training course due to work requirements.

Languages, ESL Programs

  • English as a second language programs typically focus their courses on four areas – speaking, listening, reading and writing– to give students a well-rounded understanding of the English language. Classes are heavily group-based, and students are encouraged to interact with each other through presentations, dialogue components and language lab work. Students will be assessed before their program begins to determine their starting point in the program, as well as the duration. Assessments are normally based on an in-house test or through international tests such as TOEFL or IELTS.
  • How can I prepare for the citizenship test?

    To become a Canadian citizen you must pass the Canadian citizenship test. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) administers this test. This is a multiple-choice test with questions about Canada. This includes questions about Canada’s history, geography, political system, national symbols, identity and values, and of the rights and responsibilities of citizenship.

    CITIZENSHIP CLASSES ARE GENERALLY FREE OR LOW COST AND COVER TOPICS SUCH AS:

    • Canadian geography
    • Canadian economics
    • Canadian history
    • Canadian government (3 levels)
    • Voting in Canada
    • Rights and responsibilities of citizenship
    • Canadian culture and symbols
    • Current events
  • THERE ARE TWO CHOICES FOR STUDENTS, WITH PREPARATORY CLASSES FOR EITHER OF THE TWO VERSIONS OF THE IELTS EXAM:

    • IELTS Academic: If the student wants to study at university, at an undergraduate or postgraduate level, or join a professional association where English is a prerequisite.
    • IELTS General: If the student wants to apply for Express Entry or any other immigration program in order to establish anywhere in Canada.
    Please note that a minimum of 5 hours are required to register and additional hours can be added as the student wishes.
  • TOEFL results are recognized by more than 9,000 colleges, universities and agencies in more than 130 countries, including Australia, Canada, the U.K. and the United States. There is a five-hour minimum for this course, but additional hours can be added on as the student wishes. Class times are flexible and can be held during regular business hours, in the evenings or on weekends. The class will always focus on the student’s individual needs.

    Career Responsibilities

    The student will be prepared for the TOEFL exam. In this one-on-one class, the instructor works with the student to improve their English language skills. Aside from content, instructors will provide insight on the format of the exam, valuable tips for answering the questions, and practice questions from previous exams.

Skilled Trades, Auto, Fire Programs

  • After completing the information/orientation sessions for the Ontario Building Code, the Ontario Building Code/Legal program begins in September 2019. This will be the first part and after completion of the Legal Part (which is mandatory), students are asked to confirm with the instructor their intentions for next steps: the Small or Large section.

    Career Responsibilities

    The Legal Part of the Ontario Building Code will require students to purchase two volumes, the compendium version and the General Legal 2012 course manual. Both are available for purchase online at Building Code and Trade Manuals website. The Compendium can also be purchased at the Service Ontario Publications website, and the workbook can also be purchased by following the appropriate link on the Ontario Building Code Training Courses website.

Technology, Networking Programs

  • Students in the REVIT architectural modeling program will learn how to use the robust architectural design system known as REVIT. This software application was created for architects and building professionals. Those who want to pursue a career in architecture or other building professional fields will learn how to use the tool to support building information modeling workflows, known as BIM.

    Career Responsibilities

    The introductory course will lead the student through the basic procedures of designing an integrated building model. Students will acquire the following knowledge, skills and responsibilities:
    • Levels and grid creation
    • Navigation and display concepts
    • Creating and editing walls
    • Adding doors and windows
    • Creating floor and roof objects
    • Working with view properties
    • Object styles
    • Loading and modifying family components
    • Adding dimensions and annotations
    • Stair creation
    • Structural elements creation
    • Basic site modelling tools (including topographical surfaces )
    This intermediate to advanced Revit Architecture is intended for those who have completed the REVIT 1 class. Students will acquire the following knowledge, skills and responsibilities:
    • Annotation methods
    • Door and window schedules and camera and perspective view creation
    • Rendering
    • Lights and materials
    • Creation of custom content with the family editor
    • Conceptual massing tools
    • Curtain walls and custom curtain wall panels
    • Phasing tools
    • Work sets
    • File linking strategies
    • Sheets
    • View templates
    • Detailing

Mississauga Career College

Mississauga Career college serves the needs of anyone who wants to learn and become successful in life.

Mississauga Career College provides a unique learning experience. We are a registered private college with a diversity of programs to meet the needs of various students. We are proud to serve all from Canadian students, new Canadians, international students, to seniors and youth. Our programs can set you on a path to a new career, provide additional training, or simply help you learn new skills.

Our Mission

Mississauga Career College aims to provide the highest quality, purposeful, and practical learning experience to our students by bridging the gap between learning concepts and their implementation

Our Vision

Mississauga Career College’s vision is to help everyone achieve their goals, through high quality education and experience.

Affordable Education

We believe in accessible education, our professional services specialized on implementation and training ensures that returns on your investments and efforts are achieved at their earliest.

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