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Trillium College Inc.

40 Elm Street, Unit 248, Sudbury ON

Possible funding to those who qualify*

  • Designated Educational Institute (DEI)
  • Non-Designated Learning Institute (DLI)
  • Second Career
  • 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.

Beauty, Esthetics, Barber Programs

  • Are you passionate about beauty? Do you watch endless YouTube videos to master the latest techniques? Is your Instagram feed filled with beauty bloggers? Are you the one doing your friends’ makeup before a night out? Whether you call it a beauty school, cosmetology course, or an aesthetics/esthetics course, this is the program for you. It’s time to turn your passion into a rewarding and profitable career! Our diploma program in esthetics and spa operations will transform your hobby into the job of your dreams. A career in beauty is so much more than skin-deep. When you help others look their best, they feel their best too. Trillium College graduates say that boosting their clients’ self-esteem is one of the most rewarding parts of their career in esthetics and spa operations. Did you know that this industry also offers great flexibility? Many of our graduates run their own businesses from home. Other graduates run mobile businesses, meeting bridal parties and other clients on-location. Some choose to join a team at a beauty bar or spa or open their own location. The Esthetics and Spa Operations diploma program at Trillium College gives you all the hands-on training you need. When you graduate, you’ll have the skills you need for success in esthetics. You’ll know all the trends and techniques and you’ll know how to turn those skills into a profitable business. Our program trains you on how to work with a variety of clients. You’ll perform facials, anti-aging skin treatments, makeup application, body waxing, manicures, and pedicures. You’ll also learn the theory behind hot new industry items like – microdermabrasion, laser hair removal, and laser skin treatment. Plus, our program teaches salon and spa administration, so you’ll be prepared to take on management roles in the beauty industry.

    Areas of Focus

    Our Esthetics and Spa Operations program includes classes in the following subject areas:
    • Professional Cosmetology
    • Anti-Aging Skin Treatments
    • Microdermabrasion Theory
    • Laser Hair Removal Theory
    • Laser Skin Treatment Theory
    • Spa and Body Treatments
    • Manicures and Pedicures
    • Facials
    • Body Waxing
    • Spa Operations and Management
    • First Aid and CPR
    • Ethics and Professionalism
    • Communication Skills
    Don’t just learn the theory – get the hands-on practice you need! In conjunction with the classroom theory, you will gain valuable professional experience working with the public in our student clinic.

    Employment Opportunities

    As a graduate of this program, you will be ready to work in the wild of the booming esthetics industry. After graduating from our program, you may find employment at day spas, resorts, beauty salons, retail / department stores and pharmacies. You’ll also be ready to open your own beauty business, giving you the freedom to set your own hours and work on your terms.

    Career Options

    • Cosmetics buyer
    • Cosmetics rep/brand ambassador
    • Esthetician
    • Freelance makeup artist
    • Nail technician
    • Skin care specialist
    • Skin care educator
    • Trade publication editor
    • Business consultant
    • Spa Manager

    Employer Options

    • Day spas
    • Destination spas
    • Medical spas
    • Physician offices
    • Resort spas
    • Salons
    • Skin care centres
    • Movie and TV production sets

Business, Accounting, Marketing Programs

  • Trillium College’s Medical Office Assistant diploma program prepares you to meet the demands of a career in medical administration. Our medical office curriculum provides you with the in-depth training in medical terminology, medical administrative procedures and the medical transcription skills needed to effectively support our communities’ medical professionals. Emphasis in this medical office program is placed on professional conduct, ethics, and standards within healthcare environments.

    As the population of senior citizens increases, the medical field has experienced rapid growth, providing vast opportunities in all aspects of medical administration. The Medical Office Assistant program at Trillium College prepares students to be an integral part of a patient focused team environment.

     

    Areas of Focus

    This medical assisting program prepares graduates for work in medical administration with training in the following subject areas:

    • Medical Office Operations
    • Medical Terminology
    • Medical Transcription and Documentation
    • Word Processing and Spreadsheets
    • Infection Prevention and Control
    • First Aid and CPR
    • Ethics and Professionalism
    • Communication Skills

    Employment Opportunities

    As a graduate of Trillium College’s Medical Office Assistant program, you may find employment as a medical assistant in a range of medical administrative settings. Graduates from our Medical Office Assistant program may find work at doctors’ and specialists’ offices, hospitals, clinics, wellness centres, dental environments, and long-term care facilities. Other employment opportunities as a medical assistant include employment with insurance agencies, pharmaceutical companies, medical sales organizations and government facilities.

    Salary: According to jobbank.gc.ca, an average salary for a Medical Secretary or Administrative Medical Assistant is $20.99 per hour (NOC 1243).

    Career Options

    • Administrative assistant
    • Dental office assistant
    • Health records clerk
    • Ward/Unit clerk
    • Patient registration clerk
    • Medical billing clerk
    • Medical transcriptionist
    • Office assistant
    • Office manager
    • Receptionist

    Employer Options

    • Dental clinics
    • Government health agencies
    • Healthcare clinics
    • Insurance industry
    • Hospitals
    • Long-term care facilities
    • Medical transcription companies
    • Public health units
    • Physician offices
  • Trillium College’s Accounting & Payroll Administration (APA) diploma program gives you knowledge of accounting principles and bookkeeping practices specific to the Canadian marketplace. You will receive hands-on training in manual and computerized accounting systems and industry bookkeeping software.

    Trillium College’s APA program prepares graduates to qualify as a nationally recognised Payroll Compliance Practitioner* (PCP) with the Canadian Payroll Association (CPA). Students who finish the academic requirements, but have not yet obtained the work experience requirement are referred to as “PCP Candidates”. In order to become properly certified, a Work Experience Requirement Application (WERA) must be filled out. PCP Candidates are skilled yet still need practical hands-on experience. Employers value PCP Candidates for many entry-level positions. A PCP candidate information card can be obtained from the CPA website and used to assist with your job search. Please keep in mind that the CPA’S passing mark is a 65%.

    * This certification is obtained as per guidelines prescribed by the CPA.

     

    Areas of Focus

    This program covers information in the following subject areas:

    • Financial Accounting
    • Payroll Fundamentals and Compliance
    • Bookkeeping
    • Industry Standard Computer Software
    • Word Processing and Spreadsheets
    • Ethics and Professionalism
    • Communication Skills

    Employment Opportunities

    As a graduate of this program, you may find employment in a range of accounting and bookkeeping positions. Our program prepares you to qualify as a (CPA) member. A CPA membership opens up job opportunities at banks and other financial institutions; the government; small businesses; and at tax preparation, public accounting, and financial planning firms.

    Salary

    According to jobbank.gc.ca, you can earn a median salary of $23.69/hr as a Payroll Clerk (NOC 1432).

    Career Options

    • Accounting clerk
    • Administrative assistant
    • Banking clerk
    • Bookkeeper
    • Budget planner
    • Office manager
    • Payroll administrator

    Employer Options

    • Accounting firms
    • Banks and financial institutions
    • Colleges and universities
    • Consulting and service businesses
    • Financial planning firms
    • Government programs
    • Insurance Industry
    • Manufacturing companies
    • Municipal and provincial governments
    • Retail businesses
    • Small businesses
    • Tax preparation companies
  • Trillium College’s Business Management diploma program is taught by professionals and entrepreneurs. This program is made up of courses for business, designed to provide the knowledge and practical skills necessary for a successful career. A range of business environments are explored that will expose you to the variety of career paths available as a business graduate. The courses for business management in this program cover bookkeeping and financial accounting, marketing, management, business law, and much more.
    Already have a Post Secondary Diploma or Bachelor and want to add-on a graduate program to specialize and maximize your income? Validate your offshore Degree! Check out our Human Resource Management Graduate Program, Digital Marketing Specialist Graduate Programs and Payroll Specialist Graduate Programs. Once you have taken our Business Management Diploma you can qualify for our specialization graduate program.

    Areas of Focus

    The courses for this program cover information in the following subject areas:
    • Business Plan Preparation
    • Small Business Management
    • Business Law
    • Human Resources
    • Marketing
    • Sales
    • Digital Marketing and Social Media
    • Word Processing and Spreadsheets
    • Bookkeeping and Financial Accounting
    • Ethics and Professionalism
    • Communication Skills

    Employment Opportunities

    As a business graduate of this program, you will be prepared for a range of opportunities. Our courses for business management prepare you to join a family-run operation, work with a commercial or service-based enterprise, and/or successfully run your own business.

    Salary: According to jobbank.gc.ca an average salary for a Business Management Consultant is $34.62 per hour (NOC 1122).

    Career Options

    • Accounting clerk
    • Bookkeeper
    • Business consultant
    • Entrepreneur
    • Human resources clerk
    • Marketing specialist

    Employer Options

    • Accounting firms
    • Corporations
    • Government institutions
    • Marketing firms
    • Retail businesses
  • The purpose of Human Resource Management is to maximize the productivity of an organization by optimizing the effectiveness of its employees. HR Managers are engaged not only in securing and developing the talents of individual workers, but also in implementing programs that enhance communication and cooperation needed to nurture the development of an organization. Human Resource Management functions are positioned near the theoretic center of the organization, with access to all areas of the business.

    Areas of Focus

    This program covers information in the following subject areas:
    • Human Resource Administration
    • Training and Development
    • Fundamentals of Occupational Health and Safety
    • Organizational Behaviour
    • Recruitment and Selection
    • Human Resource Finance and Accounting
    • Human Resource Planning
    • Industrial Relations & Collective Bargaining
    • Compensation Management

    Employment Opportunities

    As a graduate of the HRM program, you will find employment opportunities with a wide range of employers such as:
    • Small Business
    • Government
    • Education
    • Retail
    • Hospitality
    • Manufacturing
    • National/International/Global Corporations
    Human resources are the most important assets of an organization; a business cannot be successful without effectively managing this resource; a philosophy that is unlikely to change in any fundamental way in the foreseeable future.

    Main Duties

    • job analysis and staffing
    • organization and utilization of the workforce
    • measurement and appraisal of workforce performance
    • implementation of reward systems for employees
    • professional development of workers
    • maintenance of workforce

    Salary 

    According to jobbank.gc.ca, you can earn a median salary of $32.95/hr as a Human Resource Manager (NOC 0112).

    Career Options

    • Assistant HR Manager
    • Benefits Administrator
    • Benefits and Work Comp Manager
    • Benefits Coordinator
    • Chief People Officer
    • Client Facing Human Resources Specialist
    • Compensation Analyst
    • Employee Relations Consultant
    • Employee Relations Manager
    • Employee Relations Specialist
    • Human Resources Coach
    • Human Resources Consultant
    • Organizational Development Analyst
    • Organizational Development Manager
    • Safety Coordinator
    • Recruiter
    • Union Organizer
    • Union Relations

    Employer Options

    • Corporations
    • Government institutions
    • Public and private organizations
    • Retail businesses
  • Trillium College’s Payroll Specialist graduate diploma program is perfect for anyone that already possesses a post-secondary diploma or degree or for someone that is working in the field and would like to specialize in payroll to apply for a new position at work.  The specialization provides focus on accounting principles and practices specific to the Canadian marketplace. Upon completion, you will be prepared to become a nationally recognized Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) with the Canadian Payroll Association (CPA).

    Areas of Focus

    This program covers information in the following subject areas:
    • Essentials of accounting and different forms of business organizations
    • Accounting for merchandising
    • An understanding about the various government agencies and legislation that impact payroll, both from an employer and an employee’s standpoint
    • How to produce payroll at an employee level, keeping in compliance with legislation
    • Calculate and report government and third party remittances, year-end requirements and accounting for payroll at the compliance level for the organization

    Employment Opportunities

    Main Duties

    • Maintain records of employee attendance, leave and overtime to calculate pay and benefit entitlements, in Canadian and other currencies, using manual or computerized systems
    • Prepare and verify statements of earnings for employees, indicating gross and net salaries and deductions such as taxes, union dues, garnishments and insurance and pension plans
    • Prepare employee payments and benefit payments by cheque or electronic transfer
    • Complete, verify and process forms and documentation for administration of benefits such as pension plans, leaves, share savings, employment and medical insurance
    • Prepare T4 statements and other statements
    • Provide information to employees on payroll matters, benefit plans and collective agreement provisions
    • Compile statistical reports, statements, and summaries related to pay and benefits accounts
    • Prepare and balance period-end reports and reconcile issued payrolls to bank statements

    Salary

    According to jobbank.gc.ca, you can earn a median hourly wage of $25.00.

    Career Options

    • pay advisor
    • pay and benefits clerk
    • pay clerk
    • payroll clerk
    • payroll officer
    • salary administration officer

    Employer Options

    • Corporations
    • Municipal government
    • Small business
    • Freelance
  • Supply Chain Management & Logistics plays a major role in almost every industry around the world. A supply chain involves multiple facets such as operations and procurement that keep a company running smoothly, while logistics focuses on the coordination and movement of goods. By completing this program, Trillium College graduates will have the key knowledge required to contribute to this non-stop industry. In today’s competitive environment, managing the supply chain and effectively controlling supply chain costs is critical for business. This has created a demand for employees with current skills and understanding on how to effectively manage the supply chain using up-to-date tools, processes and technology.

    Areas of Focus

    This program covers information in the following subject areas:
    • Accounting for Businesses
    • MS Office Applications
    • Customer Service & Sales
    • Logistics & Transportation
    • Purchasing, Inventory Control, Security, Compliance and Loss Prevention
    • Introduction to Contract Law and Administration
    • Operations Management
    • Negotiations and Supplier Management
    • International Transportation and Trade
    • Essentials of Freight Forwarding
    • Customs Issues and Procedures

    Employment Opportunities

    Main Duties

    • Review requisition orders for accuracy and verify that materials, equipment and stock are not available from current inventories.
    • Source and obtain price quotations from catalogues and suppliers and prepare purchase orders.
    • Calculate cost of orders and charge or forward invoices to appropriate accounts
    • Contact suppliers to schedule deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed deliveries and other problems.
    • Prepare and maintain purchasing files, reports and price lists.
    • Monitor inventory levels as materials, equipment and stock are issued, transferred within an establishment or sold to the public using manual or computerized inventory systems.
    • Identify vendors of materials, equipment or supplies.
    • Evaluate cost and quality of goods or services.
    • Negotiate or oversee the negotiation of purchase contracts.
    • Participate in the development of specifications for equipment, products or substitute materials.
    • Review and process claims against suppliers.
    • Compile inventory reports, recording the quantity, type and value of materials, equipment and stock on hand, using manual or computerized inventory systems.
    • Prepare requisition orders to replenish materials, equipment and stock.
    • Maintain stock rotation and dispose of and account for outdated stock.
    • Enter data for production scheduling, stock replenishment/relocation and inventory adjustments.
    • Reconcile physical inventories with computer counts.
    • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the purchasing activities of an establishment.
    • Develop purchasing policies and procedures and control purchasing department budget.

    Salary 

    According to payscale.com Canada, you can earn an average hourly rate of $28.

    Career Options

    • Equipment inventory clerk
    • Inventory analyst
    • Inventory auditor
    • Inventory clerk
    • Inventory control clerk
    • Inventory planner
    • Invoice and purchase order checker
    • Procurement clerk
    • Supply chain logistics manager
    • Procurement director
    • Material manager

    Employer Options

    • Retail and wholesale establishments
    • Manufacturing companies
    • Government agencies
  • Trillium College’s digital marketing specialist program provides specific knowledge for employment specifically in digital marketing. This graduate program is for students that have already completed a diploma or degree and require specific specialization knowledge and skills in only 18 weeks. This comprehensive course teaches the key digital marketing skills required for the modern workplace. Learn to effectively use Google Ads, social media marketing and search engine optimization, analytics, mobile marketing and so much more.

    Areas of Focus

    This program covers information in the following subject areas:
    • Digital marketing fundamentals
    • Social media marketing strategies
    • Search engine optimization
    • Strategic web design
    • Writing for the web
    • Marketing automation
    • Email marketing

    Employment Opportunities

    Main Duties

    A digital marketing specialist is someone who works alongside a company’s marketing team to identify a target market, create a brand image, and create and maintain a marketing campaign for the internet and for digital technologies. Marketing specialists can choose to specialize in certain areas, such as search engine optimization (SEO), paid search (PPC), display media, social media and shopping feeds. Additionally, they can have a more general digital marketing expertise and can still be referred to as a digital marketing specialist.

    Salary

    According to jobbank.gc.ca, you can earn a median hourly wage of $50.00/hr.

    Career Options

    • Digital marketing specialist
    • E-business manager
    • Marketing manager
    • Media relations director
    • Web marketing manager
    • Fundraising campaign manager
    • Advertising director
    • Promotions manager
    • Web communications manager
    • Sales and marketing manager
    • Advertising manager
    • Internet communications manager
    • Public relations director

    Employer Options

    • Freelance work
    • Commercial and Industrial establishments
    • Government agencies and departments
    • Advertising, marketing, and public relation firms
    • Consulting businesses

Healthcare, Wellness, Pharma Programs

  • Trillium College’s Massage Therapy program introduces you to a variety of Swedish massage techniques manipulation techniques to treat stress, pain, and other physical conditions or disorders. You will develop the specialized knowledge and skills to systematically assess clients’ needs, formulate comprehensive clinical impressions, develop specific treatment plans and evaluate clients’ progress and treatment outcomes. Our curriculum emphasizes client focused care and is designed to facilitate your growth as a health care professional in order to become a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT).

    A diploma in Massage Therapy can open the door to a new career where you can work for yourself or an employer – the choice is yours! The program at Trillium College will provide you with in-depth knowledge of human anatomy and allow you the options to offer both relaxing massage therapy to clients or address musculature and conditions that can be remedied through massage. The Massage Therapy program is designed to develop the specialized knowledge, skills, and judgment necessary for conducting a systematic client assessment, formulating a complete clinical impression, and developing a specific treatment plan. Students learn to perform safe, competent, and comprehensive massage therapy while constantly evaluating the outcome and consulting with the client.

    Work towards becoming an RMT at Trillium College

    Limited enrollment and direct interaction with instructors ensures you will receive individual attention in this dynamic course. As a graduate of this program, you will be eligible to challenge the provincial certification examination with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO). Successful completion of the certification exam will allow you to become an RMT. We are also active members of the Ontario Council of Private Massage Therapy Schools (OCPMTC) and the Canadian Council of Massage Therapy Schools (CCMTS).

    Salary

    According to payscale.com a Massage Therapist earns an average wage of $21.37 per hour. *jobbank

     

    Areas of Focus

    This academic program covers information in the following subject areas:

    • Massage Theory
    • Clinical Practice
    • Massage Treatment
    • Swedish Massage Techniques
    • Advanced Massage Techniques
    • Medical Terminology
    • Anatomy and Physiology
    • Pathology
    • Kinesiology
    • Hydrotherapy
    • Managing a Business
    • Infection Prevention and Control in Matters of Public Health
    • Nutrition
    • Self Care for Practitioners
    • Ethics and Professionalism
    • Communication Skills

    In conjunction with the in-class components, you will gain valuable professional experience working in Trillium College’s public student clinic, as well as at community- based outreach events.

    Employment Opportunities

    Promising employment opportunities are possible for graduates with a Massage Therapy diploma. Private clinics, hospitals, spas, wellness centers, and geriatric care facilities are fitting professional environments for a massage therapist, while self-employment as a certified Massage Therapist is another avenue that may be explored.

    Career Options

    • Tissue massage therapist
    • Prenatal massage therapist
    • Mobile massage therapist
    • Spa manager
    • Sports massage therapist
    • Workplace massage therapist

    Employer Options

    • Chiropractic centres
    • Fitness clubs
    • Health and wellness clinics
    • Health spas
    • Home-based businesses
    • Hospitals
    • Independent health professionals
    • Long term care facilities
    • Massage therapy clinics
    • Midwifery clinics
    • Palliative care centres
    • Rehabilitation centres
    • Sports organizations
  • Trillium College’s Medical Lab Assistant/Technician diploma program gives you the knowledge and practical skills needed to play an important role in promoting community health while working under the direct supervision of a physician, registered medical lab technologist, or other healthcare professionals. Emphasis is placed on understanding an array of laboratory technician skills, as well as ethical and administrative responsibilities as a medical lab technician. Subjects areas covered include specimen procurement, laboratory safety, medical terminology and documentation, infection prevention and control, and many others. Graduates of this program will gain the prerequisites needed to apply to write the Medical Laboratory Professionals’ Association of Ontario (MLPAO) certification exam. Trillium College’s Medical Lab Assistant/Technician diploma program is recognized by the Ontario Society of Medical Technologists.

    Areas of Focus

    This laboratory technician diploma program covers information in the following subject areas:
    • Medical Laboratory Operations
    • Specimen Procurement
    • Laboratory Testing
    • Laboratory Safety
    • Medical Terminology and Documentation
    • Anatomy and Physiology
    • Infection Prevention and Control
    • Hematology and Phlebotomy
    • Clinical Microbiology
    • Clinical Chemistry
    • First Aid and CPR
    • Ethics and Professionalism
    • Communication Skills

    Employment Opportunities

    As a graduate of Trillium College’s Medical Lab Assistant/Technician diploma program, you may find employment as a lab technician in a range of settings, including hospital labs, physicians’ offices, private diagnostic testing laboratories, walk-in clinics, pharmaceutical laboratories and insurance agencies.

    Salary

    According to jobbank.gc.ca, an average salary for a Medical Laboratory Assistant is $25 per hour (NOC 3212).

    Career Options

    • Lab technician
    • Medical laboratory assistant
    • Medical laboratory technician
    • Phlebotomist

    Employer Options

    • Healthcare clinics
    • Hospitals
    • Long-term care facilities
    • Medical laboratories
    • Physicians’ Offices
  • Trillium College’s Pharmacy Assistant program give student the specialization they need to excel in their field. This program is designed to train students to be community pharmacy assistants in order to support and assist pharmacy technicians and pharmacists with day-to-day tasks. As the scope of practice for pharmacists and registered pharmacy technicians expands into higher levels of expertise, the role of the pharmacy assistant is becoming critical to the operational effectiveness of the community retail pharmacies. The Trillium College Pharmacy Assistant program gives you the theory and practical skills you need to take advantage of these job opportunities.

    Areas of Focus

    Students will master skills and knowledge in the following areas:
    • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Infection Prevention & Control
    • Health Care in Canada
    • First Aid & CPR
    • Practical and Pharmacy Mathematics
    • Pharmacy Compounding
    • Pharmacy Law and Ethics
    • Pharmacology
    • Retail Pharmacy Practice
    • Pharmacy Assistant Placement

    Employment Opportunities

    Graduates may find employment with community and retail pharmacies and hospitals.

    Salary: According to jobbank.gc.ca, an average salary for a Pharmacy Assistant is $19 per hour.

    Career Options

    • Retail drug stores
    • Hospitals
    • Government agencies
    • Long term care facilities

    Employer Options

    • Retail pharmacies
    • Hospitals

Human & Social Services, CSW Programs

  • Trillium College’s Community & Developmental Service Worker (CDSW) diploma program gives you the knowledge, practical skills and confidence to offer support as a community service worker. A community & developmental service worker can work along side a social worker who assists people of all ages with mental and physical disabilities or who face challenges with mental health and / or addictions. A service worker is trained to help those who struggle with a variety of social challenges.

    This program gives you the skills needed to work as part of a social support team that works with individuals or community groups by facilitating appropriate social, physical and mental health services. You will develop skills as a community & developmental service worker in client assessment, client education, referral procedures, and effective monitoring of client treatments.

    In addition, you will learn about the correlation between the mind and body in relation to our overall well being. You will also learn how a community & developmental service worker facilitates goal-planning and achievement strategies to help clients reach their full potential and play a vital role in society.

    After completion of the in-class components as well as 40 hours of volunteer service, you will gain valuable professional experience in a placement experience.

     

    Areas of Focus

    This academic program covers information in the following subject areas:

    • Becoming a Helping Professional in Human Services
    • Utilizing Community Resources
    • Understanding Issues of Diversity
    • Working with High-risk Populations
    • Working with Addiction and Mental Health Issues
    • Dynamics within Families
    • Communication Techniques and Processes
    • Non-violent Crisis Intervention
    • First Aid and CPR
    • Ethics and Professionalism
    • Structure, Function and Common Disorders of the Human Body
    • Developmental Disabilities
    • Fundamentals of Psychology and Sociology
    • Interviewing and Counselling Strategies
    • Concepts in Behavioral Management
    • Pharmacology
    • Legal Awareness, Reporting and Documentation

    You will perform 40 hours of volunteer service in the community prior to beginning a community & developmental service worker placement. After completion of the in-class components and volunteer service, you will gain valuable professional experience in community and developmental support settings in a comprehensive placement experience.

    Employment Opportunities

    As a graduate of Trillium College’s Community & Developmental Service Worker (CDSW) diploma program, the opportunities you can pursue span nearly all aspects of human services. You may find employment as a life skills instructor, community development worker, community service worker, crisis intervention worker, developmental service worker, drop-in center worker, family service worker, group home worker, mental health worker, Aboriginal outreach worker, veteran services officer, welfare and compensation officer, addictions worker, women’s shelter supervisor, rehabilitation worker. Potential work settings for a community service worker may include community residences, private homes, recreation programs, schools, hospitals, social services, and government agencies.

    Salary: According to jobbank.gc.ca an average salary for a Community Development Worker and CSW is $21 per hour (NOC 4212).

    Career Options

    • Community organizer
    • Community services worker
    • Crisis intervention worker
    • Drug abuse counsellor
    • Family service worker
    • Gerontology aide
    • Grief counsellor
    • Mental health aide
    • Neighborhood worker
    • Trauma counsellor

    Employer Options

    • Chronic care institutions
    • Community counselling services
    • Crisis call-in centres
    • Crisis outreach teams
    • Government institutions
    • Hospitals
    • Supervised visitation centres
    • Volunteer organizations

Legal, Policing Programs

  • Trillium College’s Law & Security diploma program provides theoretical and hands-on training and gives you the knowledge, skills and industry contacts needed for successful employment in the policing and public safety fields. Our program is recognized by the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services (MCSCS) and taught by professionals from the public safety arena.

    Leading to one of the best community service career paths in Canada, the Law & Security program provides individuals with the fundamental knowledge and skills needed for successful employment in the field.

     

    Areas of Focus

    This academic program covers information in the following subject areas:

    • Criminology and the Criminal Justice System
    • Community Policing
    • Understanding Issues of Diversity
    • Working with High-risk Populations
    • Working with Addiction and Mental Health Issues
    • Utilizing Community Resources
    • Provincial Offences, Federal Statutes and the Criminal Code
    • Interviewing, Investigation and Evidence
    • Non-violent Crisis Intervention
    • Communication Techniques and Processes
    • Ethics and Professionalism

    Employment Opportunities

    As a graduate of Trillium College’s Law & Security program, you will be prepared for work in a variety of professional law enforcement areas, including municipal by-law and civil enforcement, airport security guard, house detective, private investigator, military police, railway police, police services, public and private security companies, and investigation firms. This diploma also gives you the opportunity to pursue training to work with the railway police, military police, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), corrections, customs and border services.

    Graduates with a Law & Security diploma may be eligible to work with Ontario Police Services, as Public Security Guards, with Private Security and Investigation Firms, Federal Enforcement Agencies (such as RCMP or Customs Officers), Conservation Services, Railway Police, or Military Police. Potential careers are also available in By-Law Enforcement and Civil Enforcement.

    Salary: According to jobbank.gc.ca an average salary for a Security Guard/Investigator is $52.2k.

    Career Options

    • Corrections officer
    • Customs officer
    • Private Investigator
    • Military police
    • Railway Police
    • Private security officer
    • Security officer

    Employer Options

    • Armed forces
    • Border patrol services
    • Conservation services
    • Correctional facilities
    • Corporations
    • Ontario police services
  • Trillium College’s Law Clerk program give student the specialization they need to excel in their field. This program is designed to train students to become Law Clerks to assist lawyers in private law offices and in legal departments of government and industry. Students acquire an understanding of the general principles of law and receive specific training in the skills required to work in these environments. The legal profession offers a unique mix of drama and regulation that facilitates a career of new challenges and learning. Whether you participate in a divorce negotiation, a bail hearing, the sale of a house, or a criminal case, Trillium College’s Law Clerk diploma program gives you the foundation to excel.

    Areas of Focus

    Students will master skills and knowledge in the following areas:

    • Accounting for Businesses
    • MS Office Applications
    • Client Relations and Diversity in the Workplace
    • Critical Thinking, Problem Solving & Decision Making
    • Introduction to Law
    • Torts and Contracts
    • Legal Research Writing and Dicta Typing
    • Legal Office Procedures
    • Family Law
    • Wills, Estates and Real Estate Law
    • Corporate Law and Civil Litigation

    Employment Opportunities

    Graduates may find employment with law firms and in legal departments of corporations and government agencies.

    Main Duties

    • Prepare and key in correspondence and legal documents, such as deeds, wills, affidavits and briefs, from handwritten copy, shorthand and machine dictation using computers
    • Review and proofread documents and correspondence to ensure compliance with legal procedures and grammatical usage
    • Schedule appointments, meetings and conferences for employer
    • Set up and maintain filing systems, utilizing knowledge of legal records and procedures and frequently controlling confidential materials and documents
    • Open and distribute regular and electronic incoming mail and other material and co-ordinate the flow of information internally and with other departments or organizations
    • Determine and establish office procedures and routines
    • May supervise and train other staff in procedures and in the use of current software
    • May attend court, meetings or conferences to take notes, minutes and dictation
    • May perform other general office work as required including preparing financial statements.

    Salary 

    According to jobbank.gc.ca, the median hourly wage for a law clerk is $25.48.

    Career Options

    • Commercial law clerk
    • Real estate law clerk
    • Notary public
    • Title searcher
    • Legal researcher
    • Trademark agent
    • Land titles examiner
    • Corporate law legal assistant
    • Legal secretary
    • Litigation secretary
    • Real estate secretary
    • Administrative assistant - legal
    • Legal assistant - criminal law
    • Legal assistant
    • Litigation legal assistant

Sudbury Campus

Trillium College’s Sudbury campus is located in the Rainbow Centre at 40 Elm Street unit 248. The Sudbury campus is located directly across from Sudbury’s Transit Terminal. It is conveniently located on the second floor with access from both inside the mall and from the outside on Elm Street. The Rainbow Centre is a complex which incorporates the Rainbow Centre Mall, Sudbury’s most prestigious office space with Radisson Hotel and Convention Centre and over one thousand parking spaces. Combined with a full service Food Court, and eating establishments outside the Food Court area.

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