The two-year Automotive Business program at the Barrie Campus prepares students for a variety of positions in the automotive industry.
Also new is Occupational Health and Safety Management. A one-semester graduate certificate program in Barrie, it is particularly attractive to degree or diploma graduates working in the human resource management field.
Two new one-year certificate programs are being offered in the engineering technology area. Electrical Techniques is available at the Owen Sound and Midland campuses. It provides students with theoretical and practical training to perform most basic electrical functions.
Environmental Techniques, available at the Barrie and Owen Sound campuses, provides students with a rock-solid foundation in environmental science skills, combined with up-to-date knowledge of environmental regulations and policies.
At the Orillia Campus, the wraps are about to come off the new Protection, Security and Investigation program. A two-year diploma program, it replaces Law and Security Administration and better reflects the needs of growing career areas.
Pharmacy Technician is the newest Barrie Campus health care-related offering. The two-year diploma program prepares graduates to work collaboratively with registered pharmacists in a unique and independent scope of practice within hospital and community pharmacy settings.
The Esthetician program is offered at Barrie. It provides students with the knowledge, skills and professional competencies required for the esthetics industry. Graduates of this two-year diploma program are able to provide advanced spa services such as make-up and specialized skin, body and hand/foot treatments.
Community Integration through Co-operative Education (CICE) is designed for individuals with intellectual disabilities, brain injuries, mental health issues and other learning challenges.
This program provides students with an opportunity to enhance their academic skills by offering the required supports in and out of the classroom.
CICE enables students to develop vocational abilities in a number of career-related, supervised field placement experiences. It is a one-year college certificate program at the Barrie Campus.