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Oulton College

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  • New Brunswick Student Financial Assistance
  • Loans
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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

  • YOU ARE READY FOR A CAREER IN BUSINESS. AND WE WILL GET YOU THERE.

    The Business Management & Entrepreneurship Diploma Program takes people just like you with the dream, the drive, and the desire to excel and gives them the skills they need to be successful in today’s marketplace. The modern business world has moved beyond spreadsheets and boring business plans – to launch a startup, build an empire or grow someone else’s company, you need a solid foundation of base skills…but even that’s not enough. You need to learn from experience – both your own and from those who have blazed this trail before you. At Oulton, school’s out: training is in. We source and recruit our instructors from the corporate world, so you learn from those who have had success in real life. We go beyond classroom lectures, giving you and every one of our students the opportunity to develop and use your skills, connect with the business community, and build your network – all before graduation day. So how do we turn students into business mavericks? Our Business Management & Entrepreneurship Diploma program provides hands-on practical experience and training in:
    • Accounting: The lifeblood of business.

      • We teach you the standards of recording and reporting financial transactions, and how to understand and analyze crucial financial reports.
    • Business Communications: Building relationships to push you higher.

      • You learn the tricks of the trade for writing effective and user-friendly business documents, letters and reports.
    • Business Law: Know your rights, and protect your interests.

      • Enter the essential world of contracts, torts, employment, property and consumer protection.
    • Human Resources: Because people make the world go round.

      • Learn the principles of Human Resources Management and labour relations
    • Social Responsibility: Business doesn’t happen in a vacuum

      • Knowing how to make money is only the first step to building a rewarding career (and life.) Our philosophy is to prepare our students to be successful members of the community with a background in ethics, social entrepreneurship, and involvement.
    • Marketing, Sales & Advertising: Get your message out there (effectively).

      • You’ll develop strategies to promote products and services as well as increase revenue.
    • Entrepreneurship: The Real Dragon’s Den.

      • Learn the exciting (and functional) steps to entrepreneurship right up to writing a business plan and going through the steps of opening and operating your own business, including delivering pitches to real investors.
    • Project Management: The art of execution.

      • The most important component of a business is strategic execution; learning how to start, manage, and successfully execute large-scale projects – a course unique to Atlantic colleges.
    This program involves 9 months of classroom work, developing and incubating your skills in each area of business. But you’re not done yet! With the successful completion of the classroom component, you will be given the opportunity to complete a four-week practicum. You’ll be able to test, apply, and build on what you have learned and also gain valuable experience (hello resume building!) so you can hit the ground running after graduation. If the world of business intrigues you and you have an entrepreneurial spirit or envision yourself as part of a business management team, then our Business Management & Entrepreneurship Program is the program for you. And one final bonus of choosing Oulton to make your dreams reality: this program has an articulation agreement with Crandall University if you wish to further your education.

    Career Choices:

    Our Business Management Program prepares you to excel in any organization, or as an entrepreneur.
    • Management
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Customer Service
    • Marketing
    • Sales
    • Operations
    • Human Resources
    • Project Management

    You Will Learn:

    • Business Communications
    • Accounting
    • Management
    • Business Law
    • Human Resources
    • Marketing
    • Advertising and Promotions
    • Digital Marketing
    • Microsoft Excel
    • Microsoft Word
    • Microsoft PowerPoint
    • Microsoft Outlook
    • Project Management
  • Have you wanted to be a part of a medical team, seeing how doctors, hospitals, and dentists work from the other side of the counter? Look no further: Oulton College Medical Office Administration Diploma Program is the program that will start your career in the ever-changing Medical and Dental Administrative fields. The administration staff at every level of medical and dental care are a vital part of a health care team, providing patients with care and comfort, bringing organization and management to your team. Depending on your career choice, you may be the first contact for patients while running an office smoothly and seamlessly (and earning the undying gratitude of the other members of your team!) If you chose to work in a hospital setting you may work in a unit handling sensitive and urgent tasks required to keep the medical system running at peak efficiency

    That sounds like a lot of responsibility. How will you help me prepare?

    Our Medical Office Administration program provides hands-on practical experience and training in:

    • Communications and Interpersonal skills: interacting with clients, confidence and demeanor.
    • Dental and Medical Office procedures: record management, phone etiquette, scheduling.
    • Keyboarding: training to achieve graduation target of 50 words per minute.
    • Medical Transcription: medical documents, chart notes and physical reports.
    • Medical Terminology: specifically in Physiology and Anatomy.
    • Medical Office Software: Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Word.
    • Personal and Professional Development: resume writing, practical interview skills and practice, time management and professional expectations.
    • Simply Accounting: computer based accounting procedures.

    Once you have the skills and knowledge, we give you a chance to learn from professionals and practice in a safe and controlled environment. You will be given the opportunity to complete a 6 week practicum placement

    Career Choices:

    Medical Office Administrators are often the first people you see when you enter a medical office. They greet you, get you settled in, maintain your records and keep the doctors on track in a sea of waiting clients. Our Medical Office Administration Program equips you with the skills you need to work productively in a busy health care office or setting.

    • Medical Offices
    • Health and Wellness Clinics
    • Hospitals
    • Dental Offices

    You Will Learn:

    • Medical and Dental Procedures
    • Patient/Client Confidentiality Practices
    • Medical Ethics
    • Efficient Scheduling Techniques
    • Accounting
    • Medical Keyboarding
    • Medical Terminology
    • Pharmacology
    • Dental Team Operations
    • Responsibilities of Dental Office Administrators
    • Dental Terminology
    • Insurance Billing
    • Scheduling of Treatments
    • Office Procedures
    • Medical Transcription
    • Microsoft Excel
    • Microsoft PowerPoint
    • Microsoft Outlook
    • Project Management
  • YOU ARE READY FOR A CAREER IN SALES & MARKETING. WE ARE YOUR FIRST STEP.

    The Sales, Marketing, and Business Development Diploma program was designed for driven, motivated learners looking to join the fast-paced world of business. Skills in sales and marketing are becoming increasingly valuable (and rare) in the growing global marketplace, and the time is now to take advantage of the strength of the economy and business world. It’s time to make your mark. This is an intensive program, specifically targeting the skills necessary to thrive in a fast-paced environment. We refuse to rely solely on traditional methods like lectures and textbook readings; instead, our instructors focus on case studies, simulation activities, guests and outings, and exercises to help you develop and practice the skills you need to give you an edge in the business world. Our goal is to ensure that you become a seasoned Sales & Marketing Professional who has everything it takes to succeed – all before graduation day.

    That all sounds great! What exactly will I be learning?

    Our Sales, Marketing, and Business Development Diploma Program provides hands-on practical experience and training in:
    • Authentic Selling: Be real to be really successful

      • We create the space for you to develop the practical skills needed to present goods and services to prospective buyers, we teach you (and allow you to practice and hone) the art of persuasion, and we do all of it from the philosophy that all sales begin with a relationship.
    • Sales Management: The numbers create the magic

      • You will become comfortable with cutting edge strategies and technologies used by successful businesses to promote products and services and increase both value and revenue.
    • Customer Service & Relationship Management: People first, people last, people always

      • You will learn the art of attracting and retaining customers, ensuring customer satisfaction, dealing with difficult customers, and the most important trait in sales and marketing: understanding customer trends and behaviours to see what’s coming in the future.
    • Marketing Research: Behind the scenes of real success

      • This overlooked but necessary skill allows our students to bring an understanding and effective use of the objectives, principles, and methods of marketing research to build and develop a business.
    • Digital Marketing: Bring your message to the masses

      • The hottest marketing trend since, well…ever! Our students dive deep into the world of social media marketing, branding, websites, email marketing and relationship building online – all focused on the effective and efficient techniques that are expected in today’s marketplace.
    • Product Development: From million dollar idea to million dollar product

      • We demystify the steps to creating an entirely new product or invention, from prototype to new product launch, including marketing plans for new products.
    • Entrepreneurship: The Real Dragon’s Den

      • This real-world learning track allows you the opportunity to write a business plan and go through the steps of opening and operating your own business, including pitches to real investors.
    This program involves 9 months of classroom work, developing and incubating your skills in each area of business. But you’re not done yet! With successful completion of the classroom component, you will be given the opportunity to complete a four-week practicum. You’ll be able to test, apply, and build on what you have learned and also gain valuable experience (hello resume building!) so you can hit the ground running after graduation. Looking to continue your studies? This program has an articulation agreement with Crandall University if you wish to continue expanding your business and organizational education. Duration: September – June Practicum: 4 weeks Articulation: This program has an articulation agreement with Crandall University.

    Career Choices:

    Businesses will always need creative Sales & Marketing professionals to help them think and act outside the box to reach consumers! Our program prepares you for opportunities to make any organization shine through the right combination of public relations, customer service and strategic marketing.
    • Marketing Coordinator
    • Director of Community Relations
    • Sales Representative
    • Marketing Analyst
    • Product Development Team Member
    • Customer Service

    You Will Learn:

    • Advertising
    • Digital Marketing
    • Market Research
    • Ethics in Marketing/sales
    • New Product Development
    • Branding
    • Innovative Marketing
    • Sales Methodology
    • Sales Management
    • Promotional Strategy
    • Customer Service
    • Public Relations
    • Communications
    • Marketing Analytics
    • Computer Applications
    • Technical Sales

Education, Teaching Programs

  • Early Childhood Education / Educational Assistant

    The early years are the most important years for children.

    From infancy to toddlerhood, preschool to school-age children and youth, you learn the basics such as child development, mental health support for child adolescence, inclusive education, and working with families and communities. With that skill set you can choose your rewarding career path, from daycare provider to in-classroom educational assistant to interventionist.

    What will be taught during the program?

    Our Early Childhood Education/Educational Assistant program provides hands-on practical experience and training in:
    • On-site observations, visitations and assessments during the course of study.
    • Assignments and creative projects that can be used in the field.
    • New Brunswick Curriculum Framework Training.
    • Certification in ASIST: suicide intervention.
    • Certification in CPI: Non-Violent Crisis Intervention.
    • Field related workshops & guest speakers
    • Sign language level 1 of 2
    • Career readiness

    Will I have the opportunity to use these skills as I learn them?

    This comprehensive 10-month program of study provides you with the skills and knowledge required for your 8-week practicum placement, which in turn allows you to enhance those skills, develop the capability to support students with exceptional needs in a classroom, and connect with prospective employers.

    Can this program help me achieve my goal of a university degree?

    Oulton College has partnered with Crandall University here in Moncton to allow students in this program to transfer credits toward their Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management. You can earn both a diploma and a degree in as little as 2 years while working and gaining valuable experience! Term: September – June Practicum: 8 weeks

    Career Choices:

    Our Early Childhood Education/Educational Assistant Program is approved by the Province of New Brunswick and includes courses such as Suicide Prevention, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention and New Brunswick Curriculum Framework for Early Learning and Child Care. It is not unusual for our students to be hired at their practicum host site and begin working full time just as soon as they graduate.
    • Early Childhood Educator
    • Educational Assistant in Schools
    • Autism Support Worker
    • Owner/Operator of a Child Care Centre
    • Family Support Specialist

    You Will Learn:

    • Play-based learning strategies
    • Child guidance and principles of learning techniques
    • Developmentally appropriate practices
    • New Brunswick Curriculum Framework for Early Learning and Child Care
    • Need-specific techniques for working with children of various ages
    • Interpersonal and business practices to support career development
    • Best practices in Trauma-Informed care.

Health, Wellness, Pharma Programs

  • What is a dental assistant?

    Dental Assistants are health care professionals that serve an integral part of the Dental Health Professional Team. You will graduate from this program with the skills and training you need to provide general oral health care, including preparing and maintaining dental instruments, dental charting, exposing dental radiographs, applying fluoride and a host of other duties.

    Will I get to practice these skills?

    You’ll have the opportunity to apply and practice skills learned in the classroom in our state-of-the-art dental clinic. With the guidance and the expertise of our instructional team of Dentists, Assistants, and Hygienists, you will have access to a learning environment that promotes your success! While there is a strong classroom and clinical practices component to this program, what sets the Oulton experience apart is the level of hands-on practical experience and training in:
    • Procedures: assisting with dental procedures, preparing instrument tray set-ups and mixing dental materials, taking preliminary impressions, polishing teeth, taking and developing x-rays, placement of rubber dams, etc.
    • Community Experience: our clinic serves over 2,500 clients annually.

    Will I get to have experience outside of the college clinic?

    On top of practicing your skills in the dental clinic, this program includes a 5-week Practicum where you will learn to work within a team, develop relationships, and learn the day to day practices of local dental offices. You will graduate from this 10 month accredited program with the opportunity to write the National Examination providing you with the ability to be licensed nationally. Term: August – June Practicum: 5 Weeks

    Career Choices:

    There is a long list of dental clinics across the provinces who have hired Oulton grads. Our renowned dental program boasts a remarkably high placement rate.
    • Assist in Chair-side Dental procedures including: Restorative, Endodontic, Prosthodontic, Surgical
    • Prepare and maintain dental instruments and supplies.
    • Instruct patients on post-operative and general oral health care.
    • Expose dental radiographs, take impressions, do sealants.

    You Will Learn:

    • Microbiology
    • Anatomy
    • Restorative Dentistry
    • Communication
    • Dental Records
    • Clinical Practice
    • Collect and Record Patient’s Health History
  • The field of dental care is constantly growing and advancing, and with that growth has come a need for well-trained dental hygienists. With new developments in technology and new techniques, many of the procedures common in today’s dental offices didn’t even exist 20 years ago! Our program was developed with this level of innovation in mind, maintaining the highest standards and we are proud to be one of only two schools in Atlantic Canada accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada. Our curriculum is based on national and provincial standards and 100% of our students were successful on last year’s National Examination. We build your knowledge in the classroom, but the real learning happens in our state of the art dental clinic. With the expertise of our team at your fingertips, we go beyond foundational skills to prepare you for success. Over 20 weeks spent in a combination of classroom, clinic, and practicum, you forge the relationships and connections needed to land your dream job, all while developing your confidence, skill set, and experience. At the end of the program, our students have the opportunity to write the National Examination, the last step in becoming a licensed Dental Hygienist. Term: September – June (Note: This is a two year program) Practicum: In-clinic practicum

    Career Choices:

    Dental Hygienists are an essential part of the dental team: they work with the Dentist to ensure good dental health care for patients. Exceptional Dental Hygienist do not just help your oral health while you’re in their chair; they give you good habits to bring with you everywhere else. These are the types of Hygienists we produce at Oulton College. Our training gives you practiced skills and the ability to build strong patient relationships right away. You will be able to quickly step in and work in any clinical setting.
    • Dental Clinics
    • Community Health Organizations
    • Long-term Care Facilities

    You Will Learn:

    • Current Technical and Clinical Technologies
    • Patient Communications Skills
    • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Pathology
    • Periodontics
    • Radiography
    • Community
    • Histology
    • Oral Anatomy
    • Research/Biostats
    • Physiology
    • Dental Health
    • Pharmacology
    • Pain Management/Local Anesthesia
    • Nutrition
  • What is a medial lab assistant?

    Medical Laboratory Assistants’ primary role is clinical support. Medical Laboratory Assistants may work in hospital or clinic settings, in departments such as phlebotomy and specimen receiving, or work directly in specialized laboratories.

    How does Oulton prepare students for this field?

    Oulton College works hand-in-hand with leading hospitals and regional laboratories to ensure our graduates are highly skilled and prepared to enter the work force directly from their practicum. Our Medical Laboratory Assistant Program is accredited with the Canadian Medical Association. Students receive theoretical training in the classroom in addition to direct hands-on experience in our modern Health Science Lab. While there are plenty of hands-on activities during the 10 months of your program, you will also complete 5-weeks of Practicum with our partnered health care facilities. The Medical Laboratory Assistant program provides hands-on practical experience and training in:
    • Blood and Specimen Collection

    • Specimen Processing Techniques

    • Basic Laboratory Techniques

    • Communication Skills

    • Medical Terminology

    • Laboratory Mathematics

    Term: September – June Practicum: 5 weeks

    Career Choices:

    Our renowned Medical Laboratory Assistant Program is perfect if you’re looking to quickly move from the classroom to the laboratory.
    • Microbiology
    • Histology
    • Cytology
    • Hospital Laboratories
    • Private Clinics
    • Research Laboratories
    • Industry Laboratories
    • Phlebotomy Clinics

    You Will Learn:

    • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Infectious Control & Safety
    • Blood and Specimen Procurement & Processing
    • Laboratory Procedures
    • Laboratory Mathematics
    • Microbiology
    • Histology & Cytology
    • Medical Terminology
  • What is a medial lab assistant?

    Medical Laboratory Assistants’ primary role is clinical support. Medical Laboratory Assistants may work in hospital or clinic settings, in departments such as phlebotomy and specimen receiving, or work directly in specialized laboratories.

    How does Oulton prepare students for this field?

    Oulton College works hand-in-hand with leading hospitals and regional laboratories to ensure our graduates are highly skilled and prepared to enter the work force directly from their practicum. Our Medical Laboratory Assistant Program is accredited with the Canadian Medical Association. Students receive theoretical training in the classroom in addition to direct hands-on experience in our modern Health Science Lab. While there are plenty of hands-on activities during the 10 months of your program, you will also complete 5-weeks of Practicum with our partnered health care facilities. The Medical Laboratory Assistant program provides hands-on practical experience and training in:
    • Blood and Specimen Collection

    • Specimen Processing Techniques

    • Basic Laboratory Techniques

    • Communication Skills

    • Medical Terminology

    • Laboratory Mathematics

    Term: September – June Practicum: 5 weeks

    Career Choices:

    Our renowned Medical Laboratory Assistant Program is perfect if you’re looking to quickly move from the classroom to the laboratory.
    • Microbiology
    • Histology
    • Cytology
    • Hospital Laboratories
    • Private Clinics
    • Research Laboratories
    • Industry Laboratories
    • Phlebotomy Clinics

    You Will Learn:

    • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Infectious Control & Safety
    • Blood and Specimen Procurement & Processing
    • Laboratory Procedures
    • Laboratory Mathematics
    • Microbiology
    • Histology & Cytology
    • Medical Terminology
  • What is an optician?

    Opticians are vision care practitioners who prepare and sell glasses, contacts, and other vision aids by using the prescriptions of Optometrists or Ophthalmologists. Opticians don’t diagnose vision issues, and they don’t handle the manufacturing of glasses and frames. They are the coolest mix of science and fashion – helping clients live their best lives with the perfect vision aids and accessories.

    How is the course broken down? What will I learn?

    Our Optician Program will provide hands-on practical experience and training in:
    • Dispensing: lab safety, operation and use of equipment used for the fabrication of spectacles.
    • Clinical Practice: simulated and real life hands-on practice.
    • Contact Lens: principles of contact lens assessment, design, fabrication and fitting.
    • Ocular Science: anatomy and physiology of the eye, structures of the eye and associated pathologies, as well as the physiological processes related to vision.
    • Communications and Professionalism: communication techniques and professional interaction between various eye care practitioners, support staff and clients
    • Business and Sales: overview of principles for operating a retail vision care business and selling products to clients

    That sounds complex…will I get to practice before jumping in?

    As with every course at Oulton, you’ll be trained as well as being educated. You will have plenty of opportunities to practice the skills you learn in class, both on site and in practicums and clinical. We build your skill and your confidence in our amazing on-site clinic and then set you up with two practicums plus one clinical where you will practice and work within a team while also getting to know future employers. In your first year, you’ll have a full course load plus an 8-week practicum and a three week clinical. In your second year, you’ll finish off with a 4-week practicum and the opportunity to write the National Exam to become either a licensed optician or dual-licensed in contacts and dispensing. Term (Year 1): September – Aug Term (Year 2): September – May Practicum: 8 weeks (first year), 4 weeks (second year) Clinical: 3 weeks (first year) The Oulton College Optician Diploma Program will prepare you for a dynamic career assisting patients with their vision care. Opticians are formally trained vision care practitioners who prepare and dispense optical aids by using the prescriptions of Optometrists or Ophthalmologists. By completing our Optician Program, you will be able to work with other health care professionals, ensuring that your clients’ vision needs are met by assisting in the selection of their frames, fitting, adjusting and adapting their glasses, contact lenses, or special vision devices. This comprehensive 2-year program is combined with two Practicums, one which is 8-weeks in length and the other which is 4-weeks in length. These Practicum placements will connect you to prospective employers and allow you to practice and refine the skills you have learned. This is a valuable experience you can put on your resume. The program ends with the writing of the National Examination. Success on this exam makes you a licensable Optician or a dual licensed optician in both contacts and dispensing. Our Optician Program will provide hands-on practical experience and training in:
    • Eyeglass Dispensing: lab safety, operation and use of equipment used for the fabrication of spectacles.
    • Clinical Practice: simulated and real life hands-on practice.
    • Contact Lens: principles of contact lens assessment, design, fabrication and fitting.
    • Ocular Science: anatomy and physiology of the eye, structures of the eye and associated pathologies, as well as the physiological processes related to vision.
    • Communications and Professionalism: communication techniques and professional interaction between various eye care practitioners, support staff and clients will be a major focus
    • Business and Sales: overview of principles for operating a retail vision care business and selling products to clients
    If you want to be part of a growing field, have a professional demeanor and are interested in helping patients access quality vision care, then our Optician Program may be just the program for you.

    Career Choices:

    Find rewarding careers in private clinics and vision care centers.
    • Optometrist’s or Ophthalmologist’s office
    • Vision Care Centers
    • Operate your own Dispensing Business
    • Large Retail Eyewear Chains
    • Sales Representative for Frame and Lens Distributors

    You Will Learn:

    • The science behind eye function and vision correction
    • Techniques for dispensing subnormal vision devices, contact lenses and eye glasses
    • Overview of business training for operating a retail business
  • What exactly is a Practical Nurse?

    Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) are responsible for providing basic nursing care and usually work under the supervision of RNs in many different areas of health care from acute care to long term care, community and home-based care to hospitals and clinics.

    What kinds of skills will I learn?

    Our Practical Nurse program provides hands-on practical experience and training in:
    • Adult Physical Assessment: assessment, implementation and health promotion for patients and residents.
    • Phlebotomy
    • Medication Administration/IV Initiation
    • Charting and Documentation
    • Communications & Interpersonal Skills
    • Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics
    • Specialties: Long-term and acute care competencies.

    What kind of hands-on training will I receive?

    Along with classroom sessions, you will have the opportunity to train and practice skills learned in the classroom in our state-of-the-art Nursing lab – equipped with all the tools you need to make you the best you can be. You will also participate in up to 15 weeks of clinical & practicum experience in health care settings that will help you perfect the skills necessary to deliver care and enhance your resume.

    Is the program accredited?

    Our Practical Nurse Program is the first private college program in New Brunswick and the only private college in the Maritimes to have full accreditation status awarded by the Association of New Brunswick Licensed Practical Nurses (ANBLPN).

    Career Choices:

    The need for health care is on the rise and as a result the demand for professionals in every sector of the industry is rapidly increasing. Licensed Practical Nurses work under the direction of physician and registered nurses, in order to provide care for the sick, injured and disabled
    • Hospitals
    • Long Term Care
    • Special Care Homes
    • Community Health Clinics
    • Health-focused Corporations

    You Will Learn:

    • Adult Physical Assessment: assessment, implementation and health promotion for patients and residents.
    • Phlebotomy
    • Medication Administration/IV Initiation
    • Charting and Documentation
    • Communications & Interpersonal Skills
    • Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics
    • Specialties: Longterm and Acute care competencies

    Admissions Requirements:

    • Grade 12 Diploma, Adult Diploma or GED
    • Grade 11 or 12 Biology* with a minimum average of 65%
    • Grade 11 or 12 English* with a minimum average of 65%
    • Grade 11 or 12 Academic Math Level* with a minimum average of 65%
    • Meeting with an Admissions Advisor
    • Completion of a Faculty Interview
    • Completion of the Pre-Admissions Aptitude Test
    • Acceptance by the Admissions Committee
    • Completion of the Pre-Enrollment Package
    • Geographical quotas may be considered
    • Additional high school or university courses considered an asset
  • Looking for a career that demands respect, provides security, and where there’s never a dull moment?

    The Oulton College Primary Care Paramedic Program will prepare you for a career dealing with high-intensity, fast-paced emergency situations. Our Primary Care Paramedic program provides hands-on practical experience and training in:
    • Paramedical science, both practical and theoretical, giving the ability to deliver reflexive medical care.
    • Human anatomy and physiology, gaining the knowledge necessary to assess the human body and its state of wellness.
    • The ability to think on your feet, understanding psychology and non-violent crisis inter-vention.
    • Safe and effective patient lifting and transfer techniques.
    • Critical thinking and rescue procedures necessary to quickly and effectively deal with medical and traumatic emergencies.
    • Defensive driving techniques in our training ambulance.
    • Physical fitness and wellbeing.

    How will the course be set up to ensure my success?

    During the 15-month program you will train in the classroom, in on-site labs, and also different offsite clinics. You will participate in approximately 12-16 weeks of clinical and practicum expe-rience in offsite settings, to allow for demonstrating effective performance as a paramedic team member.

    Career Choices:

    The need for health care is on the rise and as a result the demand for professionals in every sector of the industry is rapidly increasing. Licensed Practical Nurses work under the direction of physician and registered nurses, in order to provide care for the sick, injured and disabled.
    • Ambulatory Care and Transportation
    • Hospitals
    • Fire Departments
    • Government Departments and Agencies
    • Manufacturing Firms
    • Mining Companies
    • Other Private Sector Establishments
    • Also as Managers, Supervisors and Directors of Emergency Services

    You Will Learn

    • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Communication, Documentation, and Professionalism
    • Pathophysiology (the physiology of abnormal states of the body)
    • Pharmacology
    • Medication Administration
    • Nutrition
    • Paramedicine Terminology
    • CPR and First Aid
    • WHIMIS
    • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention
  • The Oulton College Primary Care Paramedic Program will prepare you for a career dealing with high-intensity, fast-paced emergency situations. Our Primary Care Paramedic program provides hands-on practical experience and training in:
    • Paramedical science, both practical and theoretical, giving the ability to deliver reflexive medical care.
    • Human anatomy and physiology, gaining the knowledge necessary to assess the human body and its state of wellness.
    • The ability to think on your feet, understanding psychology and non-violent crisis intervention.
    • Safe and effective patient lifting and transfer techniques.
    • Critical thinking and rescue procedures necessary to quickly and effectively deal with medical and traumatic emergencies.
    • Defensive driving techniques in our training ambulance.
    • Physical fitness and wellbeing.

    How will the course be set up to ensure my success?

    During the 15-month program you will train in the classroom, in on-site labs, and also different offsite clinics. You will participate in approximately 12-16 weeks of clinical and practicum experience in offsite settings, to allow for demonstrating effective performance as a paramedic team member.

    Integrated French Language

    Students wishing to take this program who are not bilingual and want to achieve bilingual status will be required to enroll in this extended version of the Paramedic program. While covering all of the material within the base program, you will also be enrolled in five French language courses at Université de Moncton to be taken over your two years with us. You must achieve success in the language courses to be considered successful in the entire program. Achieving language levels through Université de Moncton courses will progress the student towards achieving bilingual status, although that status is not guaranteed as each student is unique and may require further training.

    February Start with Integrated French Language Training

    Term (Year 1): February – February Term (Year 2): February – June Practicum: 12-16 Weeks

    Career Choices

    The need for health care is on the rise and as a result the demand for professionals in every sector of the industry is rapidly increasing. Licensed Practical Nurses work under the direction of physician and registered nurses, in order to provide care for the sick, injured and disabled.
    • Ambulatory Care and Transportation
    • Hospitals
    • Fire Departments
    • Government Departments and Agencies
    • Manufacturing Firms
    • Mining Companies
    • Other Private Sector Establishments
    • Also as Managers, Supervisors and Directors of Emergency Services

    You Will Learn:

    • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Communication, Documentation, and Professionalism
    • Pathophysiology (the physiology of abnormal states of the body)
    • Pharmacology
    • Medication Administration
    • Nutrition
    • Paramedicine Terminology
    • CPR and First Aid
    • WHIMIS
    • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention
    • Basic-Intermediate French Language skills

Human & Social Services, CSW Programs

  • What does a Child and Youth Care Worker do?

    Caring for children and youth in our society is a unique calling. It takes a special kind of person to work with young people facing trauma, those most at risk, and those who are struggling to survive, let alone thrive. Our Child and Youth Care Diploma Program prepares you for a career in this expanding field, in a wide range of work settings, including community-based programs, schools, family support, group homes, residential treatment facilities and hospitals.

    How does Oulton prepare me to help such a variety of youth in such a varied setting?

    You will learn the principles, philosophies, and characteristics required to provide quality youth care. To better prepare you for the rewards and challenges of your chosen field, this program also includes hands-on opportunities in two practicum placements (one lasting 8-weeks during your first year and the other lasting 12-weeks during your second year.) Such training gives real-life experience that allows you to practice the skills learned in class in real-life situations.

    What kinds of learning areas are found in the program?

    Our Child and Youth Care Program provides hands-on practical experience and training in:

    • Working as a member of a team in a support network.
    • Courses in child abuse, psychology, counselling and behaviour management.
    • A trauma informed approached to treatment
    • Certification in ASIST: Suicide Intervention.
    • Certification in CPI: Non-Violent Crisis Intervention.
    • Tours of the New Brunswick Youth Centre, Portage Atlantic, other community agencies, and observation of Youth Court.
    • Guest speakers from numerous agencies/employers.
    • Employment Readiness: report writing, resume writing and cover letters.
    • Computer Applications I

    What paths are open to me after graduation?

    Oulton has partnered with Crandall University here in Moncton to allow students in this program to transfer credits toward their Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management. You can earn both a diploma and a degree in as little as 3 years, all while working and gaining valuable experience! Term (Year 1): September – July Term (Year 2): August – November Practicum: 8 weeks (Year 1) and 12 weeks (Year 2)

    Career Choices:

    Do you enjoy children and interacting with youth? Looking for a fulfilling career that’s always in demand? Our Child and Youth Care Program can be the first step in finding your calling.

    • Residential Counselor
    • Addiction Worker
    • Clinical Case Worker
    • Autism Support Centers
    • Recreational Counselor
    • Educational Assistants
    • Behavioral Interventionist/Specialists
    • Outreach Workers

    You Will Learn:

    • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention
    • Effective Human Relations, Practices
    • Behaviour Management
    • Counselling Skills
    • Conflict Resolution
    • Suicide Intervention
    • Report Writing
    • Group Facilitation
    • Program Development and Implementation
  • Counseling today is more necessary, rewarding, and challenging than ever before.

    In today’s stressed out, overworked, hyper-connected world, mental health and wellness have never been more of a concern. Thankfully there are people like you – those looking to make a real difference in the lives of others. Counselors help those going through major life changes, those who are struggling with mental health issues like depression and anxiety, and countless other situations where a caring shoulder and listening ear are lifesavers.

    How is the program set up?

    You will receive individual attention from our industry-tested instructors in order to learn the skills and knowledge that, combined with your passion, pave the way for a fulfilling career. In an interactive classroom setting and through practical experience, you will gather the skills needed to work effectively with adults, families, individuals with exceptionalities, and individuals living with mental health issues.

    What skills and content are taught in this program?

    Our Human Services Counselor Program provides hands-on practical experience and training in:

    • Communications: basic counseling skills and techniques necessary to communicate appropriately with staff, clients, families and other human services care providers.
    • Interpersonal Relationships: principles and practices to develop collaborative and positive relationships.
    • Psychology: knowledge on such topics as motivation, personality, abnormal behaviour, emotion, development, social processes and psychotherapy.
    • Behaviour Management: applied behavioural techniques used to modify behaviour.
    • Advocacy, Conflict Resolution and Group Facilitation.
    • Community Development and Social Policy.
    • Certification in ASIST: Suicide Intervention.
    • Certification in CPI: Non-Violent Crisis Intervention.

    I have the opportunity to train in my new skills before graduation?

    You will have two Practicums, one 8-weeks in length and the other 12-weeks in length. These placements will not only allow you to practice and refine your skills with supervision, but also will connect you to prospective employers.

    Can this program help me achieve my goal of a university degree?

    Oulton College has partnered with Crandall University here in Moncton to allow students in this program to transfer credits toward their Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management. You can earn both a diploma and a degree in as little as 3 years, all while working and gaining valuable experience!

    • Term (Year 1): September – July
    • Term (Year 2): August – November
    • Practicum: 8 weeks (Year 1) and 12 weeks (Year 2)

    Career Choices:

    Graduates from our Human Services Counselor program will be prepared for employment in the human service, mental health and community living fields. You will learn to build purposeful relationships that promote increased levels on health and wellbeing in individuals, families and groups within the community.

    • Residential Care Worker
    • Adult or Family Support Worker
    • Street Intervention Worker
    • Gerontology Worker
    • Victim Support Worker
    • Crisis Intervention Counselor
    • Community Outreach Worker
    • Non-Profit Worker
    • Transition House Counselor
    • Advocate
    • Life Skills Instructor
    • Career/Employment Coach
    • Behavioral Interventionist

    You Will Learn:

    • Counseling Advocacy Skills
    • Social Role Valorization
    • Conflict Resolution
    • Group Facilitation/Program Planning
    • Knowledge of Community Development
    • Social Policy
    • ASIST – Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
    • Non-violent Crisis Intervention
    • Hepatitis C and STBBI Intervention and Prevention
    • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Skills Certification
    • Food Safety Certification
    • Ally Training (LGBTQ Awareness & Sensitivity)

Legal, Policing Programs

  • The Oulton College Paralegal/Legal Assistant Diploma Program allows our students to experience the excitement and high-stakes world of law. Paralegals and Legal Assistants are an essential part of the legal team, as soundboards, researchers, you will be tasked with assisting lawyers in all major areas of law, including civil litigation, criminal, family, estates, corporate and property. You will be taught how to prepare legal correspondence and court documents to a high professional standard, and trained to research case law and statutes to be able to apply that research in case studies. Our graduates work primarily with lawyers to help manage their client files and prepare for court proceedings, but that is not the only path open to you as a grad. The skills you obtain with this diploma will also prepare you for work in corporate legal departments, government agencies, insurance companies, and real estate agencies. You will be taught by experienced legal professionals who will give you the insight and training necessary to succeed in a legal career. Our instructors will ensure that you master the required skills through extensive practice, collaboration, and real-world experiences.

    How will we prepare you for a world full of lawyers?

    Our Paralegal/Legal Assistant Diploma Program provides comprehensive instruction in:
    • Legal Transcription: using the latest technologies required in today’s law offices
    • Law Office Procedures: preparation of legal documents, legal office procedures, legal accounting, etc.
    • Legal Theory: introduction to the common law legal system, the criminal law process, family law, contracts, torts, corporate law and property law.
    • Legal Research: how to research cases and statutes using a legal database
    • Microsoft Office: Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word
    • Advanced Keyboarding: proper keyboarding techniques, mastery of the keyboard, and operation of the computer.
    Once you have the skills, then it’s time to put them to the test! Upon completion of 9 months of classroom instruction, you will be placed for a 2-week practicum in a legal office in order to gain hands-on, practical experience in the industry. Term: September – June

    Career Choices:

    Our Paralegal/Legal Assistant graduates have gone on to find jobs working with lawyers, justice departments (such as the courthouse), insurance companies, and real estate agencies.
    • Law Offices
    • Real Estate Offices
    • Courthouses
    • Corporate Offices
    • Government Departments and Agencies

    You Will Learn:

    • Legal Theory
    • Legal Transcription
    • Wills and Estates
    • Legal Accounting
    • Real Estate & Property Law
    • Corporate Law
    • Family Law
    • Choices in Approaching Conflicts
    • Civil Litigation
    • Office Administration
    • Legal Database
    • Microsoft Excel
    • Microsoft PowerPoint
    • Microsoft Outlook
    • Microsoft Word
  • Does graduating from this program mean I can only be a police officer?

    Not at all! Graduates are eligible to apply for careers in Provincial and Federal Corrections, Police Departments, Canada Border Services Agency, Military Police, Sheriff’s Department, By-Law Enforcement Officers and Security Firms – there’s so many choices, but all of them provide rewarding, challenging, and respected careers.

    What will I learn during this program?

    Our Policing and Corrections Foundation Program provides hands-on practical experience and training in:
    • Police Procedures: investigating procedures, vehicle stop, use of force, fingerprinting, warrants, forensics, etc.
    • Corrections Procedures: search and restraint, inmate movement, prison sub-cultures, etc.
    • Emergency Response.
    • Use of Force Simulation Training.
    • Self-Defense, Arrest, and Control Techniques.
    • Courses in Values, Ethics, The Charter, The Law, Sociology, Psychology
    • Volunteer activities in the community to practice your skills.
    • Physical Fitness and Preparedness including PARE testing (RCMP, Sheriff Department, Provincial Corrections requirement), regular drill, and daily fitness exercises.

    Will I be fully prepared for my career by taking this program?

    A focus on preparedness During the program, students will not only learn and practice the required skills to be successful in their chosen career but will also have daily sessions to ensure physical and mental preparedness.

    Real life experience

    While there are plenty of hands-on opportunities during the 9 months of this program, there is no substitution for real-life experience. Students take part in a 12-week Practicum placement to gain this experience.

    Can this program help me achieve my goal of a university degree?

    Oulton has partnered with Crandall University here in Moncton to allow students in this program to transfer credits toward their Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management. You can earn both a diploma and a degree in as little as 3 years, all while working and gaining valuable experience! Term: September – August Practicum: 12 weeks

    Career Choices:

    Our Policing and Corrections Foundation Program produces graduates who are ready to make a positive contribution to their community.
    • Provincial and Federal Corrections Officers
    • Military Police Officers
    • Private Investigators/Security
    • Security Firms
    • Sheriff’s department
    • Police Officers
    • Canadian Border Services Agency
    • By-law enforcement officer

    You Will Learn:

    • Criminology
    • Emergency Responses
    • Search Warrants
    • Forensics
    • Self-defense
    • Powers of Arrest
    • Arrest and Control Techniques
    • Correctional Operations

Technology, Networking Programs

  • Ready for a career using your love of tech? Our Web & Mobile Development Program will give you advanced programming skills along with website and database design and app development, making you a hot commodity in today’s labour force. We’ll teach you the most in-demand technical skills in creating and building websites while giving you a strong background in developing apps for mobile devices. You will receive individual attention from the best instructors in the industry. You will get lots of hands-on experience to build your confidence and expertise, with practical exercises and real projects.

    The world of tech is huge…what exactly will I learn?

    Our Web & Mobile Development Diploma Program provides hands-on practical experience and training in:
    • Web Design: using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery.
    • Building Web Applications: using PHP and MySQL.
    • Database Design: techniques to build a good server database and how to query, implement, and maintain a database using SQL (Structured Query Language).
    • Developing Enterprise Web Solutions: using the Microsoft Visual Studio® .NET environment and the Microsoft .NET platform to create an ASP.NET Web application that delivers dynamic content to a website.
    • Programming using Java: building fundamental object-oriented programming skills.
    • Android App Development: leveraging Java skills to build Android Apps.

    So once I’ve learned from the best, I’ll be out on my own?

    Not so fast! An On the Job Training (OJT) placement is included and gives you 4-weeks of real experience in your area of study. You’ll be able to apply the skills learned in class and put valuable experience on your resume – and even better: our graduates often get hired by the company where they did their OJT! Term: September – July

    Career Choices:

    The time is now to start your career in the IT industry. Employers in every sector are looking for talented developers and programmers.
    • Computer Programmer
    • Website Developer
    • Applications Developer
    • Database Creation

    You Will Learn:

    • Microsoft.NET
    • HTML5
    • CSS3
    • JavaScript
    • PHP
    • C#
    • MySQL
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Advanced Computer Programming
    • Java Core Programming
    • Android App Development
    • Web Design and Programming
    • Database Design and Implementation
    • Professional Development
  • This program was developed in response to high demand from all sectors of industry for workers able to effectively use the latest technologies, managing network systems and their security, and is CompTIA authorized. In just 10 months, the Oulton College Systems Management & Cybersecurity Diploma Program will have you ready for a think-on-your-feet, fast-paced, highly valued career in the high stakes world of Big Data. You will receive individual attention from highly qualified instructors, allowing you to tap into their industry insight. You’ll be certified to work with Windows Server 2008, Linux, and Cisco Routers. You’ll also be trained in hacker techniques, exploits, and incident handling/security.

    Ok, that’s what I can do with the program, but what exactly will I learn?

    Our Systems Management & Cybersecurity Diploma program provides hands-on practical experience and training in:
    • Hardware: how to recognize, clean, handle, install, diagnose and understand the different functions of various hardware components
    • Operating Systems: preparing computers for various operating systems deployment and ensuring optimal performance and security
    • Networks: understanding internet, intranet and extranet, VPN, Security, Firewalls, LANs, WANs, and wireless networking
    • Network Hardware
    • Active Directory Domain Services
    • Windows Server 2008, Linux and Cisco Routers
    • Security and Defence from Hacking
    • Cloud computing
    • Office 365 administration and configuration

Travel, Tourism, Hospitality Programs

  • Who’s ready to travel? Pack your bags and take your seat while we prepare you for a career in one of the coolest, fastest-growing industries in the world. The Travel and Hospitality Diploma Program will not only have you choosing a career your friends will be jealous of, but we will also ensure that you receive training that will prepare you for industry-specific certifications such as Tourism Certified Professional (TCP) and EMERIT certified professional designation Our graduates have found careers as travel agents, flight attendants, reservation specialists, and conference and event planners. They are employed in hotels worldwide, the cruise ship industry, and the food and beverage industry.

    I am IN! What will I learn to do?

    Our Travel & Hospitality program provides hands-on practical experience and training in:
    • Travel Fundamentals: booking trips, organizing tours and the logistics of travel
    • Geography: basic knowledge of the most popular tourist destinations, including tips for you to help make travel safe and easy for your clients
    • Sabre: the automated system used by travel agencies and many airlines
    • Tariff and Ticketing: the rules and regulations of airline booking
    • Flight Attendant Course: the day-to-day life of a flight attendant
    • Hospitality Management: running the operations of hotels and conventions
    • EMERIT/TCP/CITC: first stages of the designation of a Certified Reservations Agent, Tourism Certified Professional and Canadian Institute of Travel Counselors
    You will also be given chances to put your skills to the test during volunteer activities including the World Wine and Food Expo, SoupFest, and other major local events

    Sounds amazing! And then I’m all ready to roll out?

    Almost! After 9 months of classroom and hands-on training, your program concludes with a 2-week practicum placement, plus one week spent out of the country on a class trip intended to give you front line, real-life experience in the industry. Term: September – May

    Career Choices:

    There has never been a better time to work in the exciting Travel and Hospitality industry. In under a year, we give you a career that really takes you places. At the core of our program is Emerit certification. Emerit’s Tourism Certified Professional (TCP) distinction is Canada’s most sought after credential for tourism professionals. Emerit certification advances your individual skill levels and marketability, while teaching you to generate repeat business, and increase both your revenue and productivity. Work in the exciting Travel and Hospitality industry. A career that really takes you places.
    • Cruise Ship Staff
    • Hotel and Resort Agents
    • Travel Agent
    • Flight Attendant
    • Conference and Event Planner

    You Will Learn:

    • The business side of tourism
    • Preparation for industry specific certifications such as World Host, Responsible Beverage, and EMERIT certified professional designation
    • Air Tariffs & Ticketing
    • Travel Fundamentals
    • Automated Reservations
    • Catering, Conventions and Sales
    • Event Planning
    • Worldwide Geography
    • Hospitality Management
    • Intro to Flight Attendant
    • Food and Beverage Management

Veterinary, Animal Services Programs

  • What does a vet assistant do?

    Veterinary Assistants often manage the day-to-day operations of a veterinary clinic, providing both customer assistance and patient care as part of their everyday duties.

    Will I get to practice with hands-on training?

    As with all courses at Oulton College, we make sure you have lots of time to practice the skills taught in the classroom. You’ll have a chance to put your knowledge to the test on sit at our Veterinary Clinic, learn to be comfortable working in a laboratory, and also take part in a four-week practicum placement in a veterinary clinic. Our program will provide you with the hands-on training you require to work with Veterinary Technicians and Veterinarians.

    What will I learn?

    In addition to skills development, you will also learn how to manage the day-to-day operations of a veterinary clinic. Term: September – June Practicum:4 weeks

    Career Choices:

    Veterinary Assistants are an important part of the animal healthcare team. Career opportunities include:
    • Veterinary Clinics and Hospitals
    • Diagnostic Laboratories
    • Zoos and Wildlife Parks
    • Veterinary Supply or Sales

    You Will Learn:

    • Anatomy
    • Physiology
    • Veterinary Medical Terminology
    • Husbandry
    • Office Administration
    • Surgical Assisting
  • The Oulton College Veterinary Technician Diploma Program prepares you for a career in the growing field of veterinary medicine. Advancement in diagnostics and treatments has resulted in an increased demand for Veterinary Technicians. In addition to ensuring the health care of companion animals, graduates also find employment in other related fields ranging from equine practice to working in diagnostic laboratories, to veterinary supply and sales. You are:
    • Caring and kind
    • Loving of animals
    • Customer service oriented
    • A people person
    • A team player

    What does a Veterinary Technician do?

    Veterinary technicians assist veterinarians in the care of animals. They are called to perform many patient-focused tasks, and have specialized skills, allowing them to perform an initial evaluation of the animal’s condition, clean and wrap wounds, check vital statistics, collect samples and even administer medication.

    What kinds of skills will I learn during the program?

    Our Veterinary Technician Program provides hands-on practical experience and training in:
    • Assisting in surgical procedures as Prep Nurse, OR Nurse, Surgical Assistant, and Anesthetist: our NBVMA licensed on-site Veterinary Clinic allows students to assist with real surgeries on real animals.
    • Collect, prepare and perform laboratory tests.
    • Restraint and Animal Husbandry: our students go to animal shelters as well as equine, bovine and ovine farms.
    • Administering Medication: students learn to administer vaccines and other drugs as prescribed by staff veterinarians.
    • Dentistry: students learn how to perform dental and exam procedures.
    • Radiology: students learn radiation safety as well as care and use of x-ray generators, cassettes, and processing.
     

    What kinds of hands-on training will I receive?

    During the 2 years of this program, you will share your time between the classroom, laboratory, our on-site Veterinary Clinic and numerous field trips to farms and animal shelters to practice your skills in the field. You will also take part in a six-week Practicum placement in a clinic.

    Is the program accredited?

    Yes! Our program is the only accredited program in New Brunswick and follows standards set out by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association. Graduates are eligible to write the VTNE credentialing exam enabling them to apply for licenses anywhere in North America.

    What kind of jobs are available with this diploma?

    In addition to ensuring the health care of companion animals, graduates also find employment in other related fields ranging from equine practice to working in diagnostic laboratories, to veterinary supply and sales.

    Career Choices:

    Canada has never seen a greater demand for skilled Veterinary Technicians. Veterinary Technicians are vital members of the Veterinary Health Care Team, providing skills in a variety of areas including patient care, laboratory procedures, specimen collection, surgical assisting, anesthesia, radiography, and nutritional support to a variety of pet and laboratory species.
    • Livestock Production
    • Equine Practice
    • Diagnostic Laboratories
    • Zoos and Wildlife Parks
    • Veterinary Supply or Sales
    • Veterinary Clinics and Hospitals

    You Will Learn:

    • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Small and Large Animal Nursing
    • Radiology
    • Dentistry
    • Emergency and Critical Care
    • Exotics
    • Systemic Diseases
    • Calculations
    • Pharmacology
    • Small and Large Animal Nutrition
    • Surgical Nursing
    • Practice Management
    • Animal Behavior

Moncton Pacific Campus

Our Pacific Avenue Campus is located just down the road from our Flanders Court Campus, and is home to our Dental Education Centre. This campus is also a fully functional dental clinic, which is open to the public. In addition to the 17-chair dental clinic, Pacific Avenue also boasts a number of student services such as a resource room, educational services and student lounge. Take a virtual tour of our Pacific Avenue campus here! We’d love to show you our campus! Discover Oulton College for yourself, book your personal campus tour today!

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

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