Helping Canadians get back to work.

Robertson College

180 Main Street, Winnipeg MB

Possible funding to those who qualify*

  • Manitoba Student Aid
  • 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

  • Veterinary Office Assistants provide office support to the veterinarian and animal health technicians. They play an integral role in the smooth operation of the veterinarian’s practice. If you love working with animals and want to help pet owners take care of their pets, then this career path is for you!

    Program Overview

    Veterinary Office Assistants deal directly with clients and their pets and help assess their needs, provide guidance and support, manage appointments and perform desk operations. As part of the Veterinary Office Assistant program, you will:

    • Learn about veterinary office procedures
    • Gain the skills and knowledge required to provide assistance to clients and their pets
    • Gain administrative and office skills such as business communications, computer fundamentals, keyboarding
    • Learn how to properly clean and maintain examination rooms and storage areas
    • Learn how to appropriately restrain and handle companion pets when needed
    • Develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to handle the multi-faceted duties of a Veterinary Office Assistant

    Career opportunities for Veterinary Office Assistants exist in veterinary hospitals/clinics, pet shelters pet stores, humane shelters, pet daycares, Animal Control and other animal facilities across Manitoba.

    Careers

    Graduates will find employment in veterinary hospitals, veterinary clinics, pet shelters and pet insurance offices across Manitoba.

  • In today’s global environment, there are no borders to business and Logistics & Supply Chain professionals are required to manage the series of business processes that move products from acquisition through to distribution. This accelerated program will prepare you for your new career in less than a year. Areas covered include Project Management, Transportation Management, Demand Forecasting and more.

    Program Overview

    With projections that global supply chain activities will continue to expand and integrate new technologies and practices, logistics and supply chain management has become an increasingly attractive career path for today’s business students.
    • Understand the key components of supply management including demand forecasting, inventory management, resource planning, lean thinking, and Six Sigma management philosophies
    • Gain an overview of Canadian business and learn the fundamentals of the Canadian economic system including understanding supply and demand, elasticity, and monopoly
    • Be introduced to the many dimensions of business logistics with an emphasis on physical distribution and transportation of raw materials, inputs, and finished products
    • Understand the operations and structure of different modes of transportation including rail, water, air and highway
    • Gain an understanding of operations management and how to carry out the transformation of resources into products and services efficiently
    • Learn purchasing fundamentals with an emphasis on strategic cost management in the face of the recent economic recession
    • Learn project management principles from planning to execution of projects, the roles of the project team and project manager as well as the use of IT systems in project management

    Careers

    Graduates will find employment with companies involved in sourcing materials, manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution or transportation of goods.
    • Procurement Clerk
    • Purchasing Agent
    • Purchasing Clerk
    • Inventory Clerk
    • Merchandise Control Clerk
    • Shipper and Receiver
    • Transportation Route Scheduler
    • Export Clerk
    • Warehouse Manager
    • Retail / Wholesale Buyer
  • Our program trains you to perform critical administrative duties, handle basic clinical tasks, maintain medical records, bookkeeping and working directly with patients to check their height, weight, temperature and blood pressure.

    Program Overview

    The Robertson College Calgary Medical Office Assistant diploma program will help you to develop key proficiencies as a Medical Office Assistant in a wide variety of areas ranging from medical terminology to clinical office procedures.

    • Be introduced to medical office procedures.  You will study computer software applications used in medical office settings, office administration, patient relations and basic office accounting
    • Develop your communication and customer service skills to be able to meet various patient needs in a dynamic medical office setting
    • Learn medical terminology used in the medical field and anatomy and physiology basics in order to understand the structure, purpose and function of the various body systems
    • Learn about the various clinical procedures performed in a medical office including procedures regarding infection control, sanitation, and sterilization
    • Develop the Medial Transcription skills necessary to produce accurate medical reports from recorded dictation
    • Earn your CPR certification
    • Learn proper typing techniques and improve your keyboarding accuracy
    • Learn to use Microsoft Windows applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

    Careers

    Graduates are qualified to work in medical, chiropractic, dental, physiotherapy and massage clinics, doctor’s offices, hospitals as well as in the claims department of insurance companies.

    • Medical Office Assistant
    • Medical Receptionist
    • Medical Secretary
    • Medical Administrative Assistant
    • Patient Care Coordinator
  • Digital marketing has changed the way today's consumers connect with businesses. In the Digital Marketing diploma program, you will learn about contemporary marketing techniques that are used in today's digital age. You will develop business foundation skills and explore marketing fundamentals with an emphasis on digital and Internet marketing, search engine optimization as well as be introduced to the web tools available to support a successful campaign such as web analytics and tracking.

    Program Overview

    The Robertson College Digital Marketing diploma program will provide you with the digital marketing skills you need to succeed in today’s business world. Not only will you explore marketing fundamentals, you will gain an in-depth education on the digital channels available and how to implement across these mediums. The knowledge acquired throughout this program will help you develop effective digital marketing strategies for your future employers or for your small business.
    • Learn about the events and triggers that impact consumer behaviour
    • Gain an understanding of digital marketing with special focus on website marketing, content management, and maintenance, writing for the web, creating a digital media strategy, digital branding, and email marketing
    • Gain insight on the tools available to measure, manage and analyze digital data for better decision-making
    • Learn about web design, mobile marketing, search engine optimization (SEO) and managing online crisis and feedback
    • Develop business foundation skills in business communications and learn about organization structure, human relations, and office procedures within an office setting

    Careers

    Graduates of the Digital Marketing program will find employment in a wide range of businesses, across a variety of sectors but can also find employment in advertising, marketing, and public relations agencies.
    • Marketing Coordinator
    • Marketing Specialist
    • Marketing Assistant
    • Marketing Administration Coordinator
    • Digital Marketing Coordinator
    • Digital Marketing Specialist
    • Digital Media Coordinator
    • E-commerce Marketing Coordinator
    • Social Media Coordinator
  • Administrative Office Assistants provide support to business executives, office departments or small or medium-sized businesses. Graduates of this program are well prepared to work in a variety of industries, in large corporations, small and medium-sized businesses, non-profit groups or government departments.

    Program Overview

    Robertson College Calgary’s Administrative Office Assistant program is designed to give students a basic understanding of office procedures as well as the skills and confidence to obtain an entry-level administrative assistant position in a variety of office environments.
    • Gain basic knowledge of standard office procedures including front line reception responsibilities, office technology, and management of time, work and resources
    • Develop strong oral and written business communication skills including how to manage successful customer interactions
    • Be introduced to the basic principles of sales, marketing and customer service
    • Learn proper typing techniques and improve your keyboarding accuracy
    • Learn to perform functions common to all Microsoft Windows applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

    Careers

    Graduates will find employment in businesses of all sizes, across a variety of sectors.
    • Administrative Assistant
    • Administrative Professional
    • Executive Assistant
    • Office Assistant
    • Receptionist
    • Secretary
  • Accounting Technicians or administrative professionals with accounting knowledge are integral to any office setting. Not only do they have the skills needed to manage and perform office procedures they can also perform basic accounting and bookkeeping. Employment opportunities exist for Accounting Technicians across many industries, in the private and public sectors and in organizations of all sizes.

    Program Overview

    The Robertson College Calgary Accounting Technician diploma program is designed to prepare you for the role of an entry-level accounting professional with courses covering accounting and bookkeeping fundamentals, computerized accounting software and key business skills.

    • Learn the fundamentals of accounting and bookkeeping and understand how to apply manual bookkeeping using journals
    • Understand financial accounting principles and practices
    • Gain basic computer skills and learn to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint & Access)
    • Learn to use computerized accounting software including Quickbooks and Sage50 Accounting
    • Develop written and oral business communications skills

    Careers

    Graduates are qualified to work across many different industries, in the private and public sectors and in organizations of all sizes.

    • Administrative Professional
    • Administrative Assistant
    • Executive Assistant
    • Office Assistant
    • Accounts Payable / Receivable Administrator
    • Accounting Clerk
    • Bookkeeping Clerk
    • Receptionist
  • The Dental Office Administrator program will equip students with the office administrative skills and clinical knowledge necessary to work effectively in a dental practice.

    Program Overview

    The first dental professional a patient encounters is generally the front office staff. This interaction is vital to promoting the practice and making the patient comfortable. Dental office administrators play a key role in enhancing operations in the dental setting. They perform essential tasks such as processing information, utilizing paper and electronic management systems, scheduling, financial records and demonstrate proficient interpersonal skills. They create a connection between clients and dentists by coordinating requests from both parties. The Dental Office Administrator program will equip students with the office administrative skills and clinical knowledge necessary to work effectively in a dental practice.

    Students will develop competencies in the following areas through this program:

    • oral-facial anatomy and terminology
    • basic clinical dentistry theory
    • legal and ethical privacy regulations
    • patient relations and care
    • records and scheduling
    • dental insurance
    • general accounting principles and procedures
    • dental software

    Careers

    Graduates are qualified to work in dental, orthodontics and other specialized dental care practices.

    • Dental Office Assistant
    • Dental Receptionist
  • Administrative Assistants provide critical support to businesses of all sizes within various industries. Individuals with added bookkeeping skills are even more valuable as they are able to provide accounting and bookkeeping support in addition to their administrative tasks.

    Program Overview

    Robertson College’s Administrative Assistant / Bookkeeper diploma program is designed to give you an understanding of office procedures, bookkeeping, and Sage computerized accounting software.  As a graduate of this program, you will be able to obtain an entry-level position as an Administrative Assistant or Bookkeeper.
    • Gain basic knowledge of common office procedures and develop professional business skills necessary to communicate in a dynamic workplace
    • Learn bookkeeping basics and how to perform day-to-day financial transactions, including general journal entries, accounts payable and receivables and the operation of petty cash
    • Transition the concepts of manual bookkeeping to a computerized accounting environment
    • Learn proper typing techniques and improve your keyboarding accuracy
    • Learn to perform functions common to all Microsoft Windows applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

    Careers

    Graduates will find employment in businesses of all sizes across a variety of sectors.
    • Administrative Assistant
    • Office Assistant
    • Receptionist
    • Executive Assistant
    • Bookkeeping Clerk
    • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounting & Payroll Administrators work as Accounting Clerks, Accounts Payable Clerks, Bookkeeping Clerks and Tax Clerks in Finance and Accounting departments for companies of all sizes in a variety of industries.

    Program Overview

    Robertson College’s Accounting and Payroll Administrator program is designed to give you a basic understanding of office procedures, bookkeeping, Sage and Quickbooks computerized accounting, corporate and financial accounting, and payroll administration.

    • Be introduced to facets of corporate accounting, including corporate financial statements preparation and analysis, cash flow analysis and reporting, capital assets and liabilities
    • Develop an understanding of basic financial accounting principles and practices according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
    • Learn bookkeeping basics and how to perform day-to-day financial transactions, including general journal entries, accounts payable and receivables and the operation of petty cash
    • Learn payroll-related legislation and payroll fundamentals (Canadian Payroll Association curriculum)
    • Transition the concepts of manual bookkeeping to a computerized accounting environment (Sage and Quickbooks will be covered)
    • Gain basic knowledge of office procedures and develop professional business skills necessary to communicate in a dynamic workplace
    • Learn proper typing techniques and improve your keyboarding accuracy
    • Learn to perform functions common to all Microsoft Windows applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

    Careers

    Graduates will find employment in businesses of all sizes, across a variety of sectors.

    • Accounting Clerk
    • Accounts Payables / Receivables Clerk
    • Administrative Assistant
    • Bookkeeping Clerk
    • Office Manager
    • Payroll Administrator
    • Tax Clerk
    • Payroll Analyst
  • A solid skill set in business administration can lead to countless exciting careers. Students in the Business Administration Diploma Program are given a broad overview of the business world, gaining a fundamental understanding of Canadian economics. Skills are garnered in areas including effective business communication, Microsoft Office, human resources, financial accounting, marketing, and customer service. Students in this program participate in a four-week work practicum. Graduates of this program are ready to enter the workplace as an asset to any size of business or as a trained entrepreneur.

    Program Overview

    We’ve rolled our three popular business programs into one so students will gain a well-rounded knowledge in multiple disciplines and get a chance to choose a specialization. This expanded training gives students the building blocks they need to hit the ground running in their new business career and give them an edge in the marketplace. Students will get fundamental training in: – Human Resources – Event Planning & Hospitality – and as an Executive Assistant

    Core Program Courses

    All students must complete the core course requirements including the Student Practicum/Capstone course which is to be completed at the end of the program.

Healthcare, Wellness, Pharma Programs

  • Prepare for your new career as a Massage Therapist with the Massage Therapy diploma program at Robertson College. Combining theory with practical training, this comprehensive program covers everything that Massage Therapists must know, fully preparing you for a career in physiotherapy clinics, spas, chiropractic practices, sports injury clinics, fitness centres and wellness centres.

    Program Overview

    The Robertson College Massage Therapy program provides research and evidence-informed education that goes beyond the standards in the key areas of anatomy, physiology, therapeutic techniques, and research.

    • Learn to properly assess client problems with an understanding of their specific issues
    • Be introduced to orthopedics and learn how to perform orthopedic physical assessments to assess gait and posture
    • Learn about the skeletal system, relevant ligaments, and the nerve supply of the upper and lower extremity so that you may have the proper foundation for professional practice
    • Be able to design and implement appropriate treatment plans and to evaluate progress
    • Gain an understanding of clinical massage treatments including how to treat postural dysfunctions, overuse injuries, neck and head conditions, systemic disorders and musculoskeletal injuries
    • Apply the theoretical knowledge learned in the classroom in a 150-hour practicum arranged by the college
    • Demonstrate and apply the knowledge learned in a research project

    Careers

    Our students are trained to start a career as a Massage Therapist or Remedial Massage Therapist.

  • Medical Laboratory Assistants are responsible for collecting and receiving blood, tissue, and other samples from patients; logging samples and preparing them for testing; performing routine tests and sample analyses; and setting up, cleaning, sterilizing and maintaining laboratories and equipment.

    Program Overview

    Learn how to safely collect and receive blood, tissue, and other samples from patients in the Medical Laboratory Assistant diploma program at Robertson College Winnipeg.  As well, you will learn how to log samples and prepare them for testing, perform routine tests and sample analyses, and set up, clean, sterilize and maintain laboratories and equipment.  Our program is affiliated with the Department of Human Anatomy & Cell Science and the Department of Microbiology at the University of Manitoba. This allows our students to receive further training in the specialized areas of Histology, Cytology, and Microbiology using the university’s state of the art labs. The Medical Laboratory Assistant program is committed to:
    • Graduating students who are able to pursue a career in the rapidly growing field of Medical Lab Assistants
    • Providing a quality Medical Laboratory Assistant program that aligns with the existing Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) competencies
    • Preparing graduates to successfully pass the CSMLS Examination
    • Preparing graduates to find successful employment in hospitals, clinics, and private labs
    • Encouraging graduates to recognize the need for continuing education and professional affiliation
  • Pharmacy Technicians manage many of the operational and administrative activities of running a pharmacy including dispensing, preparing and compounding medications, managing drug inventory, as well as assisting patients with their prescription orders. With the new focus on Pharmacists to provide complete pharmaceutical and healthcare services, Pharmacy Technicians are needed so that pharmacists can spend more time with their patients.

    Program Overview

    The Robertson College Pharmacy Technician program is based on the NAPRA Competencies and CPTEA Educational Outcomes for Pharmacy Technicians at Entry to Practice. Successful graduates of the Pharmacy Technician program will be eligible to register with the Alberta College of Pharmacy as Provisional Pharmacy Technicians. Pharmacy Technicians registered with the Alberta College of Pharmacy are health care professionals regulated under the Health Professions Act of Alberta. Vision To provide a high-quality education that is focused on the needs of students and employers; allowing graduates to find successful employment in their chosen profession and to provide the knowledge and skills that they need to achieve success as health practitioners. Mission To provide the public with competent, ethical, and patient-focused pharmacy technicians capable of producing positive health outcomes.  

    Our Teaching Facilities at Robertson College Calgary

    The teaching facilities at Robertson College Calgary include both a simulated retail and institutional pharmacy with sterile compounding laminar airflow hoods. The students are able to fill prescriptions using the Kroll computer system and receive hands-on training in the simulated pharmacy labs.

    Additional Resources

    • Alberta College of Pharmacists
    • Canadian Association of Pharmacy Technicians
    • National Association for Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities
    • Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada
    • Canadian Pharmacy Technician Educators Association

    Careers

    Pharmacy Technicians find employment in hospital, community, retail, medical clinic and long term care pharmacy practice settings.
  • Nursing Assistants, Unit Assistants, and Nursing Unit Assistants are indispensable to hospitals, care facilities, regional health authorities, and health service agencies. Not only do they perform a variety of clerical tasks for the health unit, they also perform a variety of tasks to improve the comfort and health of patients.

    Program Overview

    The Nursing Assistant program at Robertson College provides the Health Care Aide and Health Unit Clerk training required for graduates to work in a variety of health care settings from hospitals to long-term care facilities.

    Careers

    Graduates of this program are qualified to work in the health units of hospitals, supportive care facilities, and assisted living housing facilities. Graduates may choose to work as a Nursing Assistant, Health Care Aide or Health Unit Clerk.
  • Other qualifying candidates include foreign-trained nurses and other healthcare professionals with similar experience.

    Program Overview

    Work as a Health Care Aide in Manitoba

    The Health Care Aide Challenge program will be of interest to foreign-trained nurses and those who are currently working as uncertified Health Care Aides in Manitoba.

    Health Care Aide Challenge Checklist:

    • Have 1200 hours of work experience within the past 24 months as an uncertified Health Care Aide in Canada or as a foreign-trained nurse
    • Have a completed employer form from your current employer stating hours worked along with a detailed job description
    • Demonstrate proof of English language proficiency
    • An up-to-date resume
    • Copy of photo ID
    • Copy of your Social Insurance Number (SIN)
    • Current Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Search
    • Up-to-date immunizations
    If you are applying as a foreign-trained nurse, please note that the college will require a copy of your degree as not all foreign nursing programs are accepted. If you would like to pursue your Health Care Aide Challenge certificate, please contact us for more information that is specific to your training and experience.

Human & Social Services, CSW Programs

  • Upon graduation, you will be able to provide safe and competent support for those in need. You will be able to pursue meaningful work in a public or private setting. This career choice will allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.

    Program Overview

    • Learn about adolescent growth and the issues that are relevant at each stage of development including puberty, sexual development and awareness, and physical, cognitive and social development
    • Explore the social, cultural and environmental issues that affect the development of a child
    • Understand the nature of addiction and become familiar with the major substances of abuse and their impact on the body
    • Understand the mental and social aspects of aging, including their effect on information processing, relationships, personality and more
    • Understand the impact of chronic illness and developmental disabilities on aging and social work for persons with disabilities
    • Learn counseling and support techniques for working with children, youth, and adults
    • Acquire the knowledge and skills to implement Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) care plans for adults and children
    • Develop the essential knowledge, skills, and attributes needed to provide excellent palliative care to those who are dying as well as providing support for their families
    • Explore the causes, occurrences, and theories of the more common forms of mental illness
    • Develop the knowledge and skills to perform psychosocial rehabilitation and care planning for individuals and families dealing with mental illness

    Careers

    • Child/Youth Care Worker
    • Youth Outreach Worker
    • Teen Pregnancy Worker
    • Parenting Support Worker
    • Addictions Worker
    • Family Place Worker
    • Newcomers Service Worker
    • Women’s Shelter Worker
    • Adult Care Worker
    • Case Manager
    • Youth Support Worker
    • Support Worker
    • Community Access Worker

Legal, Policing Programs

  • Legal Assistants play an essential role in law firms and legal departments. From legal transcription to managing legal office procedures, their challenging work is vital to the successful operation of any law office or legal department. To be successful in the role, Legal Assistants must have administrative and communication skills as well as the ability to prepare legal transcriptions, legal documents, maintain documents and client files.

    Program Overview

    Program Highlights

    Robertson College’s Legal Assistant program is designed to give you a basic understanding of office procedures and to equip you with the skills required to work as a Legal Assistant.
    • Gain an understanding of the basic components of Criminal Law, Family Law, Wills & Estates, Real Estate and Immigration Law
    • Learn to perform legal transcription which involves an understanding of legal terminology
    • Gain an understanding of common office procedures as well as procedures specific to a legal office setting
    • Learn how to use a keyboard properly and improve your typing accuracy
    • Develop your computer skills and learn to use Microsoft Windows applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

    Careers

    • Legal Assistant
    • Legal Secretary
    • Legal Receptionist
    • Administrative Assistant
    • Executive Assistant

Technology, Networking Programs

  • The Computer Support Technician diploma program will allow you to enter the job market quickly, armed with the tech support skills you need to assist a variety of customers, clients or organizations. This program incorporates content from industry certifications to reflect the growing requirements of the digital world. You will gain general knowledge of computer hardware, operating systems, software and network operation, and specific skills in troubleshooting, problem solving and customer service.

    Program Overview

    The Computer Support Technician diploma program in Calgary offers you the opportunity to become a skilled member of the IT profession. As part of the diploma program, you will learn how to effectively field phone and email requests from customers seeking guidance on technical problems, diagnose the problem and patiently walk the customer through the problem-solving process. You will have the option to write a limited number of certification exams pending course outcomes.
    • Learn the basic concepts of computer troubleshooting and repair, hardware components, operation concepts of computers
    • Learn to install, configure and troubleshoot computer hardware components
    • Learn to install common operating systems including Windows, Linux, and Mac and perform essential administration tasks
    • Explore the Linux operation system from the perspective of a system power user and administrator
    • Develop your knowledge in Windows Client Configuration including how to install, upgrade and migrate to Windows 10 and working within the Windows 10 operating system
    • Gain an overview of security essentials on computers and networks and learn to troubleshoot and resolve any identified security issues
    • Includes a course that prepares you to write the ITIL Foundation certification exam

    Careers

    Career opportunities exist for Computer Support Technicians in organizations of all sizes and industries as:
    • User Support Technicians
    • Technical Help Desk Agents
    • Help Desk Analysts
    • System Support Representatives
    • Help Desk Technicians
    • Computer Help Desk Representatives
    • Installation Technicians
    • PC Support Analysts
  • In this digital age, the need for security is everywhere and the demand for skilled security technicians has never been greater. The Network Security Technician diploma program at Robertson College will provide the foundation you need to ensure network and system security. Learn about systems analysis, intrusion detection and other detection and prevention measures against cyber crime.

    Program Overview

    Learn about system analysis and how to ensure network and system security with Robertson College Calgary’s Network Security Technician diploma program.  You will gain an understanding of network operation, computer and Internet security, cybercrime and ways to combat cybercrime. You will also gain career-building skills such as communication, customer service, and career search strategies.
    • Learn about PC hardware and software concepts including installation, configuration and troubleshooting stand-alone PCs and networks
    • Learn about the intrusion detection techniques used to discover intrusion attempts, how to respond to break-ins and assess the damage to the network
    • Gain an overview of the field of information security including inspection and protection of information assets, the detection and reaction to threats, and examination of pre and post-incident procedures
    • Be introduced to the fundamentals of cyber crime and be exposed to a variety of current computer-related crimes, cyber crime activities, methods, and tools
    • Learn about Internet Security including the technologies, terminology and processes related to general, network and operating system security
    • Examine the Linux operating system from the perspective of a system power user and administrator
    • Learn to use Microsoft Windows applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Develop professional business skills necessary to communicate in a dynamic workplace

    Careers

    Opportunities exist for Network Security Technicians in organizations of all sizes and industries as:
    • Computer Network Technicians
    • Network Administrators
    • Systems Administrators
  • Work with stakeholders to build comprehensive web solutions. As a web developer, you're involved in the entire lifecycle of an application, from concept to final product delivery and ongoing maintenance.

    Program Overview

    As a Full-Stack Developer, you are responsible for working with stakeholders to build comprehensive web solutions. Requiring good organizational and communication skills, you participate in the entire lifecycle of an application, from concept to final product delivery and ongoing maintenance.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Developing web applications using open-source and proprietary frameworks
    • Ensuring applications are responsive and accessible on a wide variety of devices
    • Creating and maintaining schema and schema-less databases
    • Designing and developing REST-based APIs
    • Validating that solutions meet security, accessibility, and usability guidelines
    • Writing automated testing scripts as a basis for unit and integration testing
    • Participating in requirements gathering and design sessions
    In this role, you are a key member of a multidisciplinary team including developers, business analysts, project managers, and product owners. Be prepared for a fast-paced, challenging, and rewarding career.

    Program Scope Statement

    Full Stack Developer graduates will have the foundational knowledge and skills to qualify for entry-level career opportunities as Full-Stack Software Developers in the Canadian Information Communications Technology (ICT) sector.

    Program Outcomes

    Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will be able to:
    • Apply fundamental programming concepts to write software programs
    • Program in a variety of object-oriented languages to produce solutions that meet objectives
    • Develop dynamic web applications and APIs according to standards for accessibility, usability, performance, and security
    • Select optimal data structures and algorithms for a given situation
    • Work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team
    • Design, build and maintain schema and schema-less databases
    • Create and execute database queries using Structured Query Language (SQL)
    • Communicate effectively with technical and nontechnical stakeholders using appropriate communication techniques
    • Implement automated unit and integration testing to ensure programs function as specified

    Careers

    Opportunities exist for Full Stack Web Developers in organizations of all sizes and industries as:
    • Full Stack Developer
    • Web Designer and Developer
    • Front End Developer
    • Web Developer
    • AutoCad Designers
  • Become a valued member of the IT profession - in-demand, valued, with many opportunities for advancement and development.

    Program Overview

    The Network Systems Administrator program offered at Robertson College Calgary will provide you with the skills you need to become a skilled member of the IT profession. As part of the diploma program, you will gain knowledge in areas recognized by industry standards such as Microsoft, CompTIA, and Cisco. You will have the option to challenge a limited number of certification exams pending course outcomes.
    • Learn the basic concepts of computer hardware and operation
    • Learn to install, configure and troubleshoot computer hardware components
    • Learn how to install common operation systems
    • Understand security concerns of computer and networks
    • Develop your knowledge in Windows Client Configuration including how to install, upgrade and migrate to Windows 10 and working within the Windows 10 operating system
    • Learn to install, configure, operate and troubleshoot tasks of small to medium-sized routed and switched networks
    • Manage operation of IP data networks including LAN switching, IPv4/IPv6 routing, IP services (DHCP, NAT, ACLs) and security of networking devices
    • Learn to perform advanced configuration on Windows Server including managing storage management, performing server data protection, AHCP and DNS confirmation and certificate and digital rights management

    Careers

    Career opportunities exist for Network Systems Administrators in organizations of all sizes and industries as:
    • Computer Network Technicians
    • Network Administrators
    • System Administrators
    • Infrastructure Administrators

Veterinary, Animal Services Programs

  • Veterinary Office Assistants provide office support to the veterinarian and animal health technicians. They play an integral role in the smooth operation of the veterinarian’s practice. If you love working with animals and want to help pet owners take care of their pets, then this career path is for you!

    Program Overview

    Veterinary Office Assistants deal directly with clients and their pets and help assess their needs, provide guidance and support, manage appointments and perform desk operations. As part of the Veterinary Office Assistant program, you will:

    • Learn about veterinary office procedures
    • Gain the skills and knowledge required to provide assistance to clients and their pets
    • Gain administrative and office skills such as business communications, computer fundamentals, keyboarding
    • Learn how to properly clean and maintain examination rooms and storage areas
    • Learn how to appropriately restrain and handle companion pets when needed
    • Develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to handle the multi-faceted duties of a Veterinary Office Assistant

    Career opportunities for Veterinary Office Assistants exist in veterinary hospitals/clinics, pet shelters pet stores, humane shelters, pet daycares, Animal Control and other animal facilities across Manitoba.

    Careers

    Graduates will find employment in veterinary hospitals, veterinary clinics, pet shelters and pet insurance offices across Manitoba.

Winnipeg Campus

The world is changing and so is Robertson.

The simple formula for success of ‘go to school and get a good job’ isn’t so straight forward anymore. Industries are emerging and disappearing so fast that it’s becoming increasingly difficult to navigate and make good career decisions. Even our expectations of what defines a good job is changing. No one wants to work just to survive.

We want what we do for a living to balance with our lives and provide us the opportunity to contribute to the world in a meaningful way. To be valued and valuable; that is New Work.

Robertson is providing students with essential skills so they can realize and share their true potential with the world.

Six Benefits of Studying at Robertson:

  • Get Career-Ready Fast: Our students are career-ready in one year or less.
  • Find the Right Career: 88% of our students are employed post-grad.
  • Start When You’re Ready: With rolling start dates, we’re ready when you are.
  • Study on Your Schedule: With half-day and online courses available, you can work while you learn.
  • Funding Options: Meet with student services to explore all financial aid opportunities for our students.
  • Lifelong Support: Our ongoing career and graduate employment services are part of Robertson’s commitment to support our community.

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