Sprott Shaw College

Introduction

THE SPROTT SHAW ADVANTAGE

DEDICATED EMPLOYMENT SERVICES SPECIALISTS

Our dedicated Employment Services Specialists assists our graduates with job placement assistance throughout their lifetime. Sprott Shaw graduates may return for this employment assistance at anytime if required after graduation. We understand the importance of meaningful careers and our team makes this our priority to find permanent employment for our graduates.

LIFETIME COURSE REFRESHERS AND SKILLS UPGRADING

Over time, our graduate skills may need sharpening. Technology improves, new techniques are created, and new terminology is used. It is important to be relevant and therefore students may return to Sprott Shaw for refresher courses should they require skills upgrading in the area they trained in. Conditions apply.

13 MODERN LOCATIONS ACROSS BRITISH COLUMBIA

Sprott Shaw has 13 campuses across BC allowing graduates the opportunity to attend any location should they change their jobs or relocate in the future. We are close by, and are always ready to provide our graduates full support for retraining and job placement assistance to improve their chances of employment.

FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING AND MONTHLY STARTS

Our monthly intake system means “no wait lists” and regular monthly start dates, allowing students the chance to graduate and be job ready sooner. Students have a daily schedule of 4 to 5 hours, allowing them more time to complete assignments or work part-time where necessary. Start times and program schedules vary by program.

110+ CAREER FOCUSED PROGRAMS

When taking one of our college programs, you will be pleased to discover each program is dedicated to providing relevant information and quality education with smaller class sizes. Our programs give you the necessary skills to reach your full potential and accomplish your career goals.

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Programs

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Diploma

Advanced Diploma in Tourism Hospitality Management w/ Business Administration Principles Co-op

Campus Full time 100 weeks Open Enrollment Canada New Westminster Osoyoos Penticton Port Coquitlam One Hundred Mile House Richmond Abbotsford British Columbia Vancouver Surrey Kamloops Kelowna Victoria Maple Ridge Nanaimo + 14 more

This program combines the Adaptability and general business knowledge of the Professional Business management with the focus and excitement of the Tourism [+]

This program combines the Adaptability and general business knowledge of the Professional Business management with the focus and excitement of the Tourism / Hospitality Management program. This program offers AHLA (American Hotel and Lodging Association) certificates. Minimum Entrance Requirements Grade 12 / GED or mature student status. Applicants must successfully complete the admissions interview and entrance assessment. Note: English level assessment will be required for International students. Enhanced Diploma Requirements 60% average upon successful completion of all courses, including courses given a complete. Graduates of this program qualify for a Tourism / Hospitality Management diploma and a Business Administration Principles with Co-op diploma. Career Opportunities - Travel Consultant - Destination Coordinator - Financial Coordinator - Events Coordinator - Reservations Agent - Office Supervisor - Sales Associate [-]

Diploma in Business Administration Management w/ Co-op

Campus Full time 94 weeks Open Enrollment Canada New Westminster Osoyoos Penticton Port Coquitlam One Hundred Mile House Richmond Abbotsford British Columbia Vancouver Surrey Kamloops Kelowna Victoria Maple Ridge Nanaimo + 14 more

The Sprott Shaw College Business Administration Management diploma program provides a foundational understanding of business operations which equips graduates to manage activities in a wide variety of industries. Many graduates find opportunities [+]

The Sprott Shaw College Business Administration Management diploma program provides a foundational understanding of business operations which equips graduates to manage activities in a wide variety of industries. Many graduates find opportunities directing small and medium sized businesses or providing departmental support in larger organizations. Business Administration Management graduates are able to: - Develop strategic business plans - Manage various digital marketing channels such as social media - Develop and manage project plans - Devise and execute effective negotiation strategies and sales presentations - Perform accounting activities and analyse financial statements - Evaluate return on investment for business operations or marketing activities - Use SEO and web analytics to improve profitability - Productively use MS Office including Word, Excel and Access - Communicate effectively using various communication channels People planning to work in this competitive field require strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. Those who have developed skills in these areas will be better prepared to compete for jobs. With additional experience or training, progression to management positions is possible. Career Opportunities - Business Manager - Marketing Assistant - Digital MKTG Coordinator - Account Manager - Entrepreneur - Project Manager - Business Devel. Officer - Accounting Assistant Minimum Entrance Requirements Grade 12 / GED or mature student status. Applicants must successfully complete the admissions interview and entrance assessment. Note: English level assessment will be required for International students. [-]

Diploma in Business Administration Sales and Digital Marketing

Campus Full time 33 weeks Open Enrollment Canada New Westminster Osoyoos Penticton Port Coquitlam One Hundred Mile House Richmond Abbotsford British Columbia Vancouver Surrey Kamloops Kelowna Victoria Maple Ridge Nanaimo + 14 more

The Sprott Shaw College Business Administration Sales & Digital Marketing diploma program equips individuals to work in an exciting and innovative [+]

The Sprott Shaw College Business Administration Sales & Digital Marketing diploma program equips individuals to work in an exciting and innovative field. Graduates can not only manage the marketing activities for a wide range of businesses and organizations, but can also be employed by advertising, digital and public relations agencies. Business Administration Sales & Digital Marketing graduates are able to: - Develop strategic marketing plans - Conduct primary and secondary market research - Manage various digital marketing channels such as social media - Evaluate return on investment for various marketing media - Use Search Engine Optimization and web analytics to improve profitability - Devise and execute effective sales presentations and negotiation strategies - Perform accounting activities and analyse financial statements - Productively use MS Office including Word and Excel - Communicate effectively using various communication channels People planning to work in this competitive field require strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. Those who have developed skills in these areas will be better prepared to compete for jobs. With additional experience or training, progression to management positions is possible. Minimum Entrance Requirements Grade 12 / GED or mature student status. Applicants must successfully complete the admissions interview and entrance assessment. Note: English level assessment will be required for International students Career Opportunities - Marketing Coordinator - Digital Mktg Coordinator - Social Media Marketing - Public Relations Liaison - Sales Professional - Convention Marketing - Promotions Assistant - Accounting Assistant [-]

Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Campus Full time 77 weeks Open Enrollment Canada New Westminster Osoyoos Penticton Port Coquitlam One Hundred Mile House Richmond Abbotsford British Columbia Vancouver Surrey Kamloops Kelowna Victoria Maple Ridge Nanaimo + 14 more

This program gives the student the skills and occupational competencies necessary in the industry today based upon the Ministry for Children and Family Development approved [+]

This program gives the student the skills and occupational competencies necessary in the industry today based upon the Ministry for Children and Family Development approved curriculum. Students will develop a broad range of skills through the study and practice of our certified and approved courses so they will be able to develop and lead daily activities for children. They will be able to carefully select age-appropriate materials for young children and develop programs and activities for the important early years of learning.They will become nurturing and understanding Caregivers/Educators, along with positive guidance and caring, will implement these carefully selected materials and activities to help promote the social, emotional, physical, cognitive and early literacy development in each child. Some of these exciting activities include storytelling and fingerplays, music and movement, songs and games, creative arts and crafts, science and nature opportunities, along with many other activities that support children's development and learning through play. They also observe children and communicate professionally, when appropriate, children's progress and/or needs with parents, other staff members and individuals involved with the child's development. They attend meetings, workshops and professional development opportunities to continue their learning and progress as competent and qualified Early Childhood Educators. They may also supervise and coordinate the activities of other Early Childhood Educators and ECE Assistants. At the end of this program the student will have developed a broad range of skills through the application and understanding of the following learning outcomes: - Cultural, economic, and generational influences on development - Main categories and methods of observational recording - Current licensing and registration regulations, development of policies and procedures, floor plans, and child care center design - Development of partnerships with parents, colleagues, and other service providers - Positive contemporary child guidance practices, causes and characteristics of inappropriate behaviour - Planning and implementing comprehensive program plans, focusing on social, emotional, cognitive, physical, language and cultural development. - Activities to facilitate diversity and multi-cultural experiences and concepts to enhance curriculum - Creating a positive learning environment that includes fun and engaging music and movement activities, enhancing other learning such as language and language skills - The use of concepts and activities from LEAP BC 2010 Resource Booklet and recognizing movement categories and motor skills - Creativity and open-ended, process-oriented creative art activities and experiences - Verbal and non-verbal communication skills and techniques. - Design newsletters and communication tools for parents, children and staff - Signs and symptoms of common communicable childhood illnesses - Goal setting, note taking, problem solving, and team work - Interview techniques and creating an employment package Career Opportunities - Preschools - Family Child Care - Young Parent Programs - Nanny - Recreational Programs - Cruiseships and Resorts - Group Child Care - Before & After School Care - Foster Parenting - StrongStart Facilitators - Supported Child Development Minimum Entrance Requirements - Grade 12 / GED or mature student status. Applicants must successfully complete the admissions interview and entrance assessment. Note: English level assessment will be required for International students. [-]

Diploma in Hospitality Management 1 year with Co-op

Campus Full time 45 weeks September 2016 Canada British Columbia Vancouver Surrey Kamloops Kelowna Victoria Maple Ridge Nanaimo New Westminster Osoyoos Penticton Port Coquitlam One Hundred Mile House Richmond Abbotsford + 14 more

The academic component of this course is designed to provide international students the relevant knowledge, the necessary skills and education, and an understanding of the current trends in the hotel and hospitality industry in order to pursue [+]

This course is broken into three components: Academic, Practical and Co-op Academic The academic component of this course is designed to provide international students the relevant knowledge, the necessary skills and education, and an understanding of the current trends in the hotel and hospitality industry in order to pursue or enhance employment opportunities. It is designed for those who have industry experience and want to enhance their skills and gain valuable international work experience to compliment their existing profession in their country. It is also highly beneficial for those who have studied HTM (or similar) in their country and wish to further their study in an English only environment. Finally it offers students the opportunity to have entry level jobs in the industry. Practical Students are required to research, contact and evaluate hotel/hospitality services, marketing and employment practices. Using a variety of customized exercises and assignments the academic theory covered in class is reinforced by practical experiences. Both the academic and practical components are designed to prepare the international student for their co-op (paid practicum). Career Opportunities - Paid Internship - Food and Beverage Asst - Banquet/Catering Server - Front Desk Reception - Room Attendant - Food and Beverage Servers - Food and Beverage Office - Events Assistant/Trainee - Kitchen Staff - Tour Guide Minimum Entrance Requirements Grade 12 / GED or mature student status. Applicants must successfully complete the admissions interview and entrance assessment. Note: English level assessment will be required for International students. Diploma Requirements 60% average upon successful completion of all courses, including courses given a complete. [-]

Diploma in Hospitality Management 2 year w/ Co-op

Campus Full time 92 weeks Open Enrollment Canada British Columbia Vancouver Surrey Kamloops Kelowna Victoria Maple Ridge Nanaimo New Westminster Osoyoos Penticton Port Coquitlam One Hundred Mile House Richmond Abbotsford + 14 more

The academic component of this course is designed to provide international students the relevant knowledge, the necessary skills and education, and an understanding of the current trends in the hotel and hospitality industry [+]

The academic component of this course is designed to provide international students the relevant knowledge, the necessary skills and education, and an understanding of the current trends in the hotel and hospitality industry in order to pursue or enhance employment opportunities. It is designed for those who have industry experience and want to enhance their skills and gain valuable international work experience to compliment their existing profession in their country. It is also highly beneficial for those who have studied HTM (or similar) in their country and wish to further their study in an English only environment. Finally it offers students the opportunity to have entry level jobs in the industry. Students are required to research, contact and evaluate hotel/hospitality services, marketing and employment practices. Using a variety of customized exercises and assignments the academic theory covered in class is reinforced by practical experiences. This program also educates students about current trends in human resource management (HRM) in the hotel and hospitality industry. From designing jobs and descriptions to employee recruitment, training, retention and evaluation, HRM will give international student insight into North American HRM culture. The course also helps the international students understand what HR managers are looking for in employees, interviewing techniques and styles, employment package crafting, HR information system management and touches on workplace environment issues such as safety, harassment, disparate treatment and business ethics. To further reinforce the academic component, students are required to craft employment packages, conduct information interviews, attend employment fairs and participate in a host of research, contact, web based and on line exercises. Both the academic and practical components are designed to prepare the international student for their co-op (paid practicum). This program offers AHLA (American Hotel and Lodging Association) certificates as well as computer applications to further enhance career opportunities. Career Opportunities - Paid Internship - Food and Beverage Asst - Banquet/Catering Server - Front Desk Reception - Room Attendant - Food and Beverage Servers - Food and Beverage Office - Events Asst/Trainee - Kitchen Staff - Tour Guide [-]

Diploma in International Trade

Campus Full time 25 weeks Open Enrollment Canada British Columbia Vancouver Surrey Kamloops Kelowna Victoria Maple Ridge Nanaimo New Westminster Osoyoos Penticton Port Coquitlam One Hundred Mile House Richmond Abbotsford + 14 more

International Trade graduates compile, verify, record and process forms and documents, such as applications, licences, permits, contracts [+]

International Trade graduates compile, verify, record and process forms and documents, such as applications, licences, permits, contracts, registrations and requisitions, in accordance with established procedures, guidelines and schedules. They are employed throughout the private and public sectors. FITT equips individuals and businesses with the practical skills they need to succeed in today´s competitive global marketplace. As Canada´s international trade training and professional certification body - and the leading membership based organization of its kind in the world - FITT sets the standards and designs the training programs for the professional designation. FITT´s quality training programs impart knowledge and practical skills that trade practitioners can apply immediately - providing competitive advantage and elevating their position in world markets. FITT: strengthening your hand in international trade. FITT international trade training makes good business sense. Employers will know you have solid international business skills and experience, with the credentials to prove it. FITT has tapped into years of proven trade expertise and packaged it in a comprehensive, step-by-step training program which gives participants the confidence and know-how to succeed in international trade. This program gives the student the necessary skills to be competitive. Sprott Shaw College has partnered with FITT to offer the FITTskills program. FITT (Forum for International Trade Training) is an international trade training and professional certification body. As the only organization of its kind in the world, FITT sets FITTskills is a highly practical, hands-on series of courses that focus on the fundamental aspects of international business. Students may register for these courses as part of our International Trade programs. Upon successful completion of all eight (8) The CITP designation is earned by obtaining the FITT diploma and meeting standards and requirements set by FITT. These requirements are: - Complete the educational requirement by achieving the FITT diploma; - Complete or prove a minimum of one year, full-time, international trade work experience; - Agree to the Standards of Ethical Conduct; - Pay the annual dues and maintain the membership in good standing; and - Engage in ongoing professional development. Career Opportunities - Freight Forwarders Asst. - Int. Mktg. Consultant - Import/Export Broker Asst - Logistics Manager Minimum Entrance Requirements Grade 12 / GED or mature student status. Applicants must successfully complete the admissions interview and entrance assessment. Note: English level assessment will be required for International students. [-]

Certificate

Certificate in International Business Communications Management

Campus Full time 9 weeks Open Enrollment Canada New Westminster Osoyoos Penticton Port Coquitlam One Hundred Mile House Richmond Abbotsford British Columbia Vancouver Surrey Kamloops Kelowna Victoria Maple Ridge Nanaimo + 14 more

The program is divided into two modules, each lasting 4 weeks. The first module focuses on business communication skills, such as making presentations, taking part in meetings [+]

The program is divided into two modules, each lasting 4 weeks. The first module focuses on business communication skills, such as making presentations, taking part in meetings, negotiating, telephoning, and using English in social situations. Students will familiarize themselves with communication tools that are mainly used in North America. In the second module, students will learn essential workforce entry skills and business documentation skills. Students will also gain knowledge in the three areas of effective presentation: content, design and oral presentation. Through a variety of projects students will apply skills and knowledge in both print and digital presentation. Minimum Entrance Requirements Grade 12 / GED or mature student status. Applicants must successfully complete the admissions interview and entrance assessment. Note: English level assessment will be required for International students. TOEFL score min CBT 190 Recommended that students have a working familiarity with written and spoken English Advanced (TOEFL CBT 190 or BCM Level). Diploma Requirements 60% average upon successful completion of all courses, including courses given a complete. [-]

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