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With society's increasing dependence on eCommerce, as well as the proliferation of computing devices, the computer security field has become a high profile and rapidly growing industry. Your work in this field will be constantly evolving and will lead to a range of career options, from positions that require a high level of technological sophistication to higher-level management positions.
You will learn the hands-on application of network and systems administration practices and techniques commonly used in modern IT enterprise infrastructure management. You will focus on the deployment and configuration of network operating systems (desktop and server), infrastructure services and network technologies.
You are going to be a new kind of software development professional. The growing use of mobile devices, demand for consumer applications across all demographics, and emerging digital technologies mean there is a need for entrepreneurial savvy within Canadian companies. You will meet this demand as a computer professional with skills in graphic design, content creation, User Experience (UX), software development, marketing, and business models so that you can design and market new and competitive software applications.
Taking this program will provide you with the security background in network technologies, computing hardware, operating and protocols, allowing you to harden and further secure these systems from attack. You will learn to identify threats through audits and supporting technical methods, as well as evaluate and develop appropriate policies to support strong organizational security policies.
You will graduate with a strong practical background in mobile solutions design and development that will cover different devices, operating systems, database and network infrastructures, as well as touch on aspects of software quality and examine security aspects as they relate to mobile solutions development.
You will deepen your understanding of the testing paradigms, methodologies and tools used during the software development process. You will learn that software quality assurance requires an awareness of what makes quality software from the point of view of an end-user, a developer, and a business - and how to create processes that lead to quality software.
You will learn the skills necessary for a career in an intermediate-level accounting position, and build your knowledge as you work towards managerial positions. You will cover advanced financial accounting, managerial skills, cost-accounting systems and controls, computerized accounting and income tax knowledge.
Are you a creative, intuitive, disciplined, problem-solver with above average analytical and communication skills? Taking a program like this prepares you for leadership roles and careers in advertising, brand development, selling, online marketing, entrepreneurship, new media marketing, research and many other choices.
Today's work environment demands a balance of work and personal wellness that is critical from both the personal and organizational perspective. As an occupational safety and wellness professional, your goal will be protecting and promoting both individual health, safety, and wellness along with organizational success and growth.
Local and global organizations are re-positioning sustainability as a central value. This program gives you the diverse skill set you need to succeed in this dynamic and exciting field. Whether developing a new product or service, enhancing an existing one through a triple-bottom-line approach, leading an organization to more sustainable operations or managing change and promoting engagement for sustainability, you will be ready to apply your skills in a variety of settings.
Your strong foundation in values, service and action will help you as you draw from a rich network of community and institutional collaborators and partners. You will be exposed to ideas and learn skills that will enable you to contribute and adapt to changing needs and demands related to crime, community safety and community wellbeing.
You will graduate with an applied understanding of developing early learning programs at the classroom and community levels. You will be prepared for a number of progressive careers that support children, youth and families in the areas of curriculum implementation and coordination, program development and coordination, and social policy work.
This program will help you strengthen your academic skills and help you gain greater knowledge and awareness of the range of human service career options. Through intentionally designed activities, you will engage in relevant career programs in order to develop a better understanding of the professional requirements of those careers and determine whether they are a good fit for you?
You will learn the skills needed to move into service and program planning, delivery and evaluation roles to help persons who are affected by mental health and/or substance use problems. Your role will complement and extend clinical services provided by other personnel in a direct delivery organization.
You will focus on professionalism and acquiring skills through simulation-based training and inter-professional collaboration, and work towards internationally recognized credentials (National Fire Protection Association - NFPA) which are relevant to careers in fire suppression and also prevention through training in public education.
Get ready for progressive careers in the diverse field of recreation and leisure services. You will experience active learning opportunities that connect theory and practice through in-class projects, community connections, and work-integrated learning (WIL) experiences, making learning engaging and meaningful.
The Community Integration through Co-operative Education (CICE) program is a two-year program designed to provide individuals with exceptionalities and other significant learning challenges opportunity to experience college life and enhance their academic and vocational skills with modified programming and support from Learning Strategists.
You will have the opportunity to build your skills for a wide range of communication professions. You will be a hybrid of communication marketing strategist and visual-thinking creative specialist who possesses the ability to engage remotely with the latest cloud software while using industry-standard devices. You will learn the fundamentals of marketing, sales, advertising and communication principles, and media design for traditional, web and mobile platforms, social media campaigns, public relations, event marketing, and entrepreneurship.
If you are passionate about the art of visual storytelling through film and video, this program will help you learn to write, shoot, edit, and perform on camera. You will learn how storytelling is enhanced through lighting, sound design, and post-production finishing, while using industry-standard software to edit, animate motion graphics, and colour grade.
Whether you want to be an on-camera news anchor, host, podcaster, blogger, vlogger, social media channel host, or a spokesperson in the fields of marketing, advertising or public relations, performance skills are at the top of the list of qualifications needed to succeed. You will fill the demand for people who can create content in an interesting, entertaining, and relatable way.
Are you interested in exploring a career in applied design and communications? This one-year program provides an opportunity to create a competitive and unique design portfolio, demonstrating skills in 2D and 3D design, drawing, life drawing, colour theory, idea development, presentation skills, portfolio development, digital production, design history, and written communication.
Be part of a program that has an exceptional reputation for graduating talented designers and is recognized as one of the top design programs in the province. You will have access to up-to-date technologies, including software, hardware, photography studio, and printing facilities. The program has limited enrolment and small class sizes to ensure you have access to award-winning faculty with professional experience in the field of graphic design, packaging, photography and illustration.
You will learn from industry experts, you will develop essential and practical skills through studio, lab and lecture experiences, in addition to field trips and guest speakers. You'll take courses on colour, textiles, finishes and fixtures which are enhanced with access to our large sample library.
You will develop multimedia skills that you will use in digital news reporting and storytelling across a variety of platforms. You will specialize in news writing, research, interviewing, legal and ethical standards, digital news design and the journalistic use of social media. Then, you will tackle photojournalism and audio and video technologies that are vital to telling stories in an online news environment.
Our one-year program provides you with an opportunity to get a solid start in learning creativity, technology skills, media-related processes and professionalism. You will do project work that has a strong focus on media concepts, and you will be able to enhance your portfolio and be a competitive applicant for other media programs at Conestoga.
With the trend towards a lower-carbon future, energy professionals are in high demand. You will be the person to meet the demand for engineering technologists in electrical power generation, transmission, and distribution, as well as in low-carbon energy systems, smart building systems, and energy management.
You will gain valuable experience with electric motors, controls, PLCs, generators, transformers and learn their industrial applications. Then, as the program progresses you will continue with advanced PLC applications and apply them to a variety of industrial processes including machine controls, PID controls, batching operations, remote monitoring and servo systems.
You can be someone who will help the health-care system achieve its goals of person-centred, safe, high quality and sustainable health care through data-informed problem-solving. You will use applied and integrated knowledge and skills from health information science, biomedical and health sciences, information technology and management sciences to positively impact the health-care system.
Frontline workers provide supportive person-centered care across an entire lifespan to individuals and families, at various levels of health and wellbeing, in a variety of care environments including long-term, community and/or hospital care settings. If you are someone that truly wants to make a difference in the lives of others, this program is for you.
If you're looking for a general education in the arts and sciences while keeping the flexibility to explore other educational options at either college or university, this program is for you. You will learn communication, critical thinking and how to research, while exploring contemporary issues in today's global society.
Our ever-increasing reliance on electricity is driving the need for skilled electrical workers, and now more than ever there are opportunities for you in this exciting field. This program will get you ready to enter an electrical apprenticeship in the construction (309A) or industrial (442A) sectors, or to work in other electrical-related fields.
As an Automotive Service Technician, you will need to possess skills in overall repair and maintenance, plus advanced technology. Our program will provide you with the opportunity to develop skills in all of these areas. You will focus on hands-on training along with in-class theory, and you will graduate well-positioned to enter this high demand trade area.
If you are interested in modern manufacturing technologies and enjoy working with machines then this program prepares you for the precision machining skilled trade, including an apprenticeship. You will study computer integrated manufacturing applications and cover all the learning outcomes for Level 1 and Level 2 of the related apprenticeship program in Ontario.
Have you rebuilt your dirt bike? Perhaps you've piped your sled? Maybe you just enjoy riding but have never attempted repairs. Whatever your experience, if you are a motorcycle and power sports enthusiast, you can turn your passion into a career in this program. A combination of hands-on activities and theory-based classes means you will be well-positioned to be successful in this trade area.