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Programs offered in January 2018

911 Emergency and Call Centre Communications

911 Emergency and Call Centre Communications

The callers are frantic. They are depending on you. Could you stay calm, collect the information you need and direct the appropriate responses? Communications Operators in 911, fire, ambulance and police dispatch centres […]

Accounting – Business

Accounting – Business

Used in business and non-business organizations, accounting involves measuring business activities; processing information into financial reports and statements; and communicating information to the appropriate decision-makers. To meet the wide range of accounting employment opportunities, Durham College offers a variety of […]

Accounting – Business Administration

Accounting – Business Administration

Used in business and non-business organizations, accounting involves measuring business activities; processing information into financial reports and statements; and communicating information to the appropriate decision-makers. To meet the wide range of accounting employment opportunities, Durham College offers a variety of […]

Addictions and Mental Health (graduate certificate)

Addictions and Mental Health (graduate certificate)

Designed for students with previous, relevant education, this highly specialized program was developed in consultation with recognized experts in the fields of addiction and mental health including Lakeridge Health Corporation. It is consistent with the competencies required by […]

Chemical Laboratory Technician

Chemical Laboratory Technician

This program will provide you with the entry-level qualifications needed to obtain a chemical and/or biological laboratory technician position in broad range of industries including: Cosmetic; Environmental; Food production; Pharmaceutical; and Scientific. You will learn how to: Compile records and interpret experimental or [...]

Community Services and Child Studies Foundations

Community Services and Child Studies Foundations

The Community Services and Child Studies Foundations program will provide you with an overview and understanding of how to function effectively in a helping capacity. Particular emphasis will be placed on your personal growth, enhancing communication and learning skills and personal and professional responsibility. The program […]

Computer Programmer

Computer Programmer

Organizations in all fields depend on computer specialists to assist them with their information processing needs. This program will give you a solid foundation in the competitive job skills required for today’s information technology (IT) field. […]

Computer Programmer Analyst

Computer Programmer Analyst

This program offers comprehensive study in information technology, systems methodologies and application programming, built on a solid foundation of business expertise. The curriculum includes in-depth instruction and the practical application of structured, mainframe and object-oriented programming languages. […]

Computer Systems Technician

Computer Systems Technician

This program will provide you with the technical skills and expertise required to work in the high-demand world of personal computers including networking and application support to meet the information technology (IT) needs of modern organizations. The program curriculum addresses the technical aspects of commonly used components […]

Computer Systems Technology

Computer Systems Technology

Graduates of the three-year Computer Systems Technology program will be ready to meet the information technology (IT) needs of the business, industry, service and government sectors. You will be trained to plan, implement and analyze IT solutions based on various operating systems, networking technologies and computer programming […]

Contemporary Web Design

Contemporary Web Design

This program will prepare you for an exciting career in the growing field of web design and development including providing you with the knowledge, skills and experiences necessary to design, develop and maintain Internet, intranet and e-commerce applications […]

Culinary Management

Culinary Management

You will learn to provide accomplished culinary planning, preparation, and presentation for a variety of food-service environments. With a strong emphasis on theory, service, managerial and supervisory training you will become equipped with the skills and industry knowledge required to succeed as a chef, cook or culinary manager […]

Culinary Skills

Culinary Skills

The Culinary Skills program is designed to prepare you for a career in a wide variety of food-service industry settings. Related business management studies and general education courses round out the program. You will learn through a combination of activity-based classroom instruction and practical application in our culinary [...]

Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

This program will prepare you to meet the diverse needs of the early childhood education profession. You will acquire the knowledge and practical skills necessary to foster social, emotional, cognitive and physical development in children from infancy to age 12. […]

Electrical Techniques

Electrical Techniques

In the Electrical Techniques program you will learn to assist in the interpretation and preparation of electrical drawings and related documents and how to analyze and solve simple technical problems related to basic electrical systems by applying mathematics and science principles.

Fitness and Health Promotion

Fitness and Health Promotion

This program is based in theory and layers in practical experience that will make your textbooks come alive. Classroom lectures and learning activities prepare you for hands-on labs. Independent and collaborative projects prepare you to work with a variety of health-care […]

Foundations in Art and Design

Foundations in Art and Design

This program will expose you to a broad blend of art and design instruction and practice. In two semesters, you will be given the opportunity to see whether you are willing and/or able to pursue further art and design studies and successfully develop a career associated with art […]

General Arts and Science – Business

General Arts and Science – Business

This General Arts and Science stream is specifically designed to assist students who do not meet Durham College’s business program entrance requirements [...]

General Arts and Science – General Certificate

General Arts and Science – General Certificate

This General Arts and Science stream affords you an opportunity to build a highly-personalized program of study. As with all General Arts and Science streams [...]

Hospitality – Hotel and Restaurant Operations Management

Hospitality – Hotel and Restaurant Operations Management

This program focuses on the management of hotel, restaurant and tourism enterprises and is designed to provide you with a thorough foundation of the professional skills required to […]

Human Resources Management (graduate certificate)

Human Resources Management (graduate certificate)

Human resources (HR) professionals serve as strategic partners in today’s business environment. They work closely with management colleagues throughout all levels of a company on a variety of project-based and proactive initiatives. Many roles are performed by HR professionals […]

Human Resources – Business Administration

Human Resources – Business Administration

Human resources (HR) professionals serve as strategic partners in today’s business environment. They work closely with management colleagues at all levels of a company on a variety of project-based and proactive initiatives. Many roles are performed by HR professionals. Durham College’s Business (two-year)/Business Administration […]

Information Systems Security – Computers and Networking (graduate certificate)

Information Systems Security – Computers and Networking (graduate certificate)

This program is designed for students with previous education (please see the entrance requirements section of this page for more detail). This eight-month graduate certificate program focuses on information systems security as it applies to business and will provide a hands-on approach to understanding a broad range of security concepts […]

Interactive Media Design

Interactive Media Design

Students enrolled in the Contemporary Media Design program produce interactive and animated assets for websites, along with 2- and 3-D illustrations and info-graphics for multimedia applications running on multiple devices. Graduates of this program will […]

Marketing – Business

Marketing – Business

As the link between an organization and its customer base, marketers require creative and practical decision-making skills and clear and persuasive communication skills. This program will help you develop your business skills for a variety of job opportunities in a number of different sectors. It will also offer a balance between […]

Marketing – Business Administration

Marketing – Business Administration

As the link between an organization and its customer base, marketers require creative and practical decision-making skills and clear and persuasive communication skills. This program will help you develop your business skills for a variety of job opportunities in a number of different sectors. It will also offer a balance between […]

Mechanical Techniques – Plumbing

Mechanical Techniques – Plumbing

As a student in the Mechanical Techniques – Plumbing program, you will learn basic skills and how to install, repair and maintain pipes, fixtures and other plumbing equipment used for water distribution, all while using the most contemporary equipment within state-of-the-art facilities […]

Media Fundamentals

Media Fundamentals

This program allows students to learn technical and creative forms of media and expand their creative thinking, computer skills and knowledge of a variety of digital technologies.

Office Administration – Executive

Office Administration – Executive

This two-year diploma program is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to become a fully qualified executive assistant who is able to work in any administrative field. You will gain extensive practical understanding and knowledge of office concepts; business operations and procedures; and current computer […]

Personal Support Worker

Personal Support Worker

Personal support workers are valued members of the health-care team. As a graduate, you will have the skills required to provide assistance with daily living activities including: Assistance with medications, Household and family management, Nutrition, Palliative and restorative activities, and Personal care and hygiene. [...]

Police Foundations

Police Foundations

This program will provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to pursue an entry-level policing position including a broad education in human relation skills and the interpretation of social interaction including the study of community policing, communication, investigation processes, police powers and procedures [...]

Practical Nursing

Practical Nursing

Approved by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO), the Practical Nursing program teaches the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to practise as a safe, competent and professional practical nurse. Using the concept of caring as the basis of nursing, you will develop knowledge, skills and judgment in assessing, planning, implementing [...]

Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees

Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees

The Nursing Preparation UOIT Transfer option of the General Arts and Science program is designed for individuals interested in pursuing studies in the [...]

Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Certificates and Diplomas

Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Certificates and Diplomas

This General Arts and Science stream affords you an opportunity to build a highly-personalized program of study. As with all General Arts and Science streams [...]

Project Management (graduate certificate)

Project Management (graduate certificate)

To remain competitive in a global economy, organizations are using project management processes to shorten project development cycles, respond quickly and effectively to opportunities, re-evaluate their processes, capitalize on the technical knowledge within the organization and control costs. Project management is one of the top skill sets sought [...]

Protection, Security and Investigation

Protection, Security and Investigation

This program will introduce you to a diverse range of career options in law enforcement, offering a blend of academic, practical and field experience. A general level of fitness is required to successfully complete all of the program requirements. As a graduate, you may be eligible to achieve your security guard licence [...]

Social Service Worker

Social Service Worker

As a graduate of the Social Service Worker program, you will be eligible to register as a social service worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. This program combines classroom work with practical experience to provide you with the skills, knowledge and attitudes [...]

Sport Administration (two-year)/Sport Management (three-year)

Sport Administration (two-year)/Sport Management (three-year)

This program will prepare you to manage the business of sport. It focuses on skills related to all aspects of the Canadian sports scene and will enable you to gain the knowledge, understanding, skills and values in functional and general administrative areas and specific sport-related fields. The program starts with courses offering fundamental business skills [...]

Supply Chain and Operations – Business

Supply Chain and Operations – Business

Operations managers are at the core of any company. They keep businesses running smoothly and keep clients, suppliers and employees happy. They obtain, develop and manage the resources required to deliver goods and services to clients and contribute to key decisions involving facilities management, logistics, inventory control […]

Supply Chain and Operations Management – Business Administration

Supply Chain and Operations Management – Business Administration

Operations managers are at the core of any company. They keep businesses running smoothly and keep clients, suppliers and employees happy. They obtain, develop and manage the resources required to deliver goods and services to clients and contribute to key decisions involving facilities management, logistics, inventory control […]

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