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Secretary programs, certificates, diplomas and degrees

Total 600 training course(s)/program(s) at schools in Canada.



Eastern College

Training Centres/Campuses: Fredericton, Halifax, Moncton, Saint John, , Canada
Phone No.: 1-877-297-0777

Legal Administrative Specialist (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Want to play a part in the pursuit of justice? Step into one of the world’s most demanding workplace settings as a Legal Administrative Specialist. You’ll leave the program with expertise on the major areas of legal practice, key legal terminology, required software, and professional workplace communication skills. Whether you aim for a role within a large law firm or a small practice, every legal office relies on the talents of their support staff to ensure all communication is completed in a timely, accurate manner. Eastern College prepares you to meet this challenge head on with legal training that employers want.

Course Highlights
Student Success Strategies
Software Lab
General Law Office Procedures
Civil Litigation
Corporate and Commercial Law
Family Law
Wills and Estates
Principles of Canadian Law and Legal Terminology
Document Formatting
Business Math
Writing for Comprehension
Image Development
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Veterinary Assistant (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Would you love to spend your day working with animals? The Veterinary Administrative Assistant (NS) and the Veterinary Assistant (NB) programs at Eastern College combine hands-on clinical experience with administrative support training to prepare you for a role in the world of veterinary care. Whether providing nursing assistance or handling client communication, graduates from these programs are essential to the operation of every veterinary clinic.

Course Highlights
Student Success Strategies
Software Lab
Breeds - Dogs and Cats
Nutrition
Small Animal Medicine
Small Animal Nursing
Medical Terminology
Business Communications
Office Skills
Document Formatting
Business Math
Writing for Comprehension
Image Development
Bookkeeping
Computerized Accounting with Simply
Career Planning and Preparation
Field Placement

Veterinary Administrative Assistant (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Would you love to spend your day working with animals? The Veterinary Administrative Assistant (NS) and the Veterinary Assistant (NB) programs at Eastern College combine hands-on clinical experience with administrative support training to prepare you for a role in the world of veterinary care. Whether providing nursing assistance or handling client communication, graduates from these programs are essential to the operation of every veterinary clinic.

Course Highlights
Student Success Strategies
Software Lab
Small Animal Breeds and Behaviour
Small Animal Nutrition
Small Animal Medicine
Small Animal Nursing
Large Animal Medicine
Pocket Pets and Exotics
Medical Terminology
Veterinary Office Procedures
Bookkeeping Level I
Career Planning and Preparation
Field Placement

Pharmacy Assistant (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Pharmacy Assistants work under the supervision of the Pharmacist and/or Regulated Pharmacy Technician (where allowed by legislation). They assist with the preparation and distribution of pharmaceuticals, inventory management, and documentation. They work within a scope of responsibilities, code of ethics and understanding of the legal and regulatory requirements in the pharmacy industry.

Graduates of these programs will walk away with an in depth knowledge of pharmacology, anatomy, and client relations.

Course Highlights
Student Success Strategies
Introduction to Pharmacy
Pharmaceutical Fundamentals
Anatomy and Physiology
Pharmacology
Pharmaceutical Calculations I
Preparation of Extemporaneous Mixtures
Hospital Pharmacy
Retail Pharmacy
St. John Ambulance Standard First Aid/Heartstart Training/WHMIS
Pharmaceutical Calculations II
Comprehensive Review
Professional Skills for the Health Care ... [Read More]

Occupational Therapy & Physiotherapy Assistant (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy Assistant Program at Eastern College - Halifax Campus has been accredited by the Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant Education Accreditation Program (OTA &, PTA EAP) in collaboration with Physiotherapy Education Accreditation Canada (PEAC) and the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT). The status of Accreditation was granted to the program on April 30, 2014 for the period until April 30, 2020

We pledge:

To offer a program of study that prepares the student for ethical practice and rigorous employment standards to meet workforce demand in the field of Occupational or Physiotherapy according to the National Guidelines of practice set forth by the CPA and CAOT.

To develop partnerships with agencies, businesses and associations in the healthcare industry to facilitate clinical training, life-long learning and social responsibility of faculty and students. ... [Read More]

Continuing Care Assistant (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Can you see yourself being responsible for the well-being of others? The need for care workers is increasing as our population ages. A role in continuing care will see you providing support to clients and their families that need assistance, whether elderly, disabled, or recovering from a serious illness or injury. Your job will be to assist individuals with their daily routines, including preparing meals and feeding, maintaining personal hygiene, running errands, monitoring medication and recovery, and informal counseling support. Studying to become a Continuing Care Assistant at Eastern College will provide you with the skills required to meet provincial standards, to help you find a job in your chosen field that much quicker.

Course Highlights
Student Success Strategies
Software Lab
Introduction to the CCA Program and the Health Care Sector/CCA Professional
Development
Communication in the Care Setting/Documentation and Technology
E... [Read More]


Centre for Arts and Technology

Training Centre/Campus: Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Phone No.: 1-866-860-2787

Veterinary Hospital Assistant (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The 9-month Veterinary Hospital Assistant program has always been a popular course at Centre for Arts and Technology. Classes begin in both April and October, and usually fill up far in advance.

Graduates of the program become qualified “front-line?Veterinary Hospital Assistants, and regularly find rewarding careers in a variety of animal care settings like:

Veterinary Hospitals ?Animal Emergency and Critical Care Clinics ?Boarding Kennels ?Animal Non-Profit Organizations ?Grooming Facilities

Centre for Arts and Technology prides itself on hiring not just the best instructors, but professionals who are leaders in their field. Our instructors have first-hand experience in the veterinary practice and are a great resource for anyone wishing to make animal care their chosen career.


University of Calgary Outdoor Centre

Training Centre/Campus: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Phone No.: 403-220-5038

Red Cross Assistant Lifeguard with Standard First Aid (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment

Two certifications, one course! Take your first steps towards becoming a Red Cross lifeguard with this combo course.


Academy of Learning College - British Columbia

Training Centres/Campuses: Abbotsford, Kamloops, Kelowna, Langley, Nanaimo, Richmond, Surrey, Vancouver, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Phone No.: 1-855-978-3988

Medical Office Front Desk Assistant (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The Medical Office Front Desk Assistant Certificate program is designed to provide students with basic keyboarding, word processing, medical language, and administrative skills required for employment as a medical office front desk assistant.
Admission Requirements
Prospective students must be Grade 12 graduates, or equivalent, or have Mature Student status (19 years of age or over with at least one year out of high school) and subject to the discretion of the college Director. Grade 12 or equivalent graduates who cannot supply appropriate proof and Mature Students will be required to complete an entrance examination to properly assess their personal strengths and weaknesses. An admissions interview will be administered to determine if the applicant has the required interest, motivation, and entry-level skills to take this program.

Medical Office Assistant (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V


The Medical Office Assistant Diploma program provides students with the base knowledge, skills, and work experience to become permanently employable in various medical settings. Students will learn how to manage a medical office including record maintenance, scheduling appointments, taking vital signs and billing procedures. In addition, students will also receive WHMIS, CPR and First Aid training during the program.
Admission Requirements
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a strong commitment to detail, confidentiality and integrity.
•Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent, and meet the minimum provincial age requirement.
•Successful completion of admissions interview and testing for adequate entry-level skills.
•A clear and relevant Criminal Records Check.
•A good command of the English language (written and oral).
•Good listening skills and tactful
•Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with people f... [Read More]

Health Care Assistant Workshop (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The Health Care Assistant Program is designed to provide the knowledge and practical skills training required for an employment-ready trained graduate as a Health Care Assistant / Long Term Care Aide / Resident Care Aide. With the aging population and the demand for the best quality of life, the healthcare industry is facing a growing shortage of well-trained personnel. Throughout the North American healthcare industry, there is an acute need to increase the size of the workforce, as well as to raise the skill level of that workforce. The program uses a combination of primarily instructor led lectures, demonstrations, assignments, videos, reviews, examinations, clinical experience, and in-house workshops to prepare the student.
Admission Requirements
Grade 12 diploma (or equivalent) or mature student status. Mature students must successfully complete an admissions test. Attend a personal interview. Clear relevant criminal record check. Good command of the English l... [Read More]

Administrative Assistant (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This program introduces students to word processing and its many applications in the business world. Skilled Administrative Assistants are in great demand by both large corporations and small independent businesses. Students will have the opportunity to learn today&,#146,s most popular word processing software applications.
Admission Requirements
Prospective students must be Grade 12 graduates, or equivalent, or have Mature Student status (19 years of age or over with at least one year out of high school) and subject to the discretion of the college Director. Grade 12 or equivalent graduates who cannot supply appropriate proof and Mature Students will be required to complete an entrance examination to properly assess their personal strengths and weaknesses. The minimum passing grade for this examination is 75%.

Executive Assistant (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment

This program prepares students to enter and progress in the secretarial field. Upon graduation, the new Executive Assistant is able to meet the challenges of the new millennium with the skills most currently required by employers. Each graduate will attain a sense of achievement while ensuring a successful career.

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