Incorporated in 1980, Cornerstone is a fully accredited private college specializing in Mobile App Development, Hospitality Management, Advertising and Graphic Design and English as Second Language training.

Cornerstone’s distinctiveness lies in its curriculum. Every program is mastered to provide a practical approach toward textbook learning. Our small classroom sizes allow for an interactive learning atmosphere, where maximum personal attention is ensured by the instructors.

Our flexible start dates and competitive tuition rates attract individuals from all across the world, thereby creating a multicultural learning environment.

We speak Spanish, Mandarin, Portuguese, Turkish, Japanese, Italian, Hindi, Cantonese, French, Korean and, of course, English.

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Mission

The mission of Cornerstone International Community College of Canada (CICCC) is to actively engage students in rigorous academic studies and practical work experiences while providing up-to-date and relevant programs. We strive to provide students with a foundation of knowledge and learning opportunities to help them to become lifelong learners, and we ensure that every student who graduates from CICCC is equipped with the work-ready skills and experience needed to meet today’s demanding industry standards.

Cornerstone is dedicated to nurturing and supporting students within a diverse campus and an environment of continual improvement where students are exposed to the excitement of discovery. We seek to develop in each member of the Cornerstone working and learning community the ability and passion to work wisely, creatively and effectively for the betterment of humankind.

Why Choose Us?

With more than a quarter century of experience in providing high-quality education, here are some of the ways Cornerstone will help you with your first steps to success:

  • Student Manual.
  • Advanced curriculum to provide students with relevant career-oriented skills and training.
  • Personal Attention. Our small class sizes will allow you to get the attention you need.
  • Flexible program start dates, so there’s no need to wait until September or January.
  • As a potential student, our career advisors can help you choose the best program to gain the skills you need to be employed in your chosen career.
  • Convenient locations in Downtown Vancouver.
  • We provide a rich variety of academic and cultural activities that add new dimensions to your educational experience and can help you develop your professional network and make friends.

Our Partners

Cornerstone College works with these institutions around the world to provide our students with the best opportunities.

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Programs taught in:
English

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Courses

Cornerstone International Community College of Canada

Our evening English courses are committed to helping students improve their communication skills and knowledge in the English language through a dynamic, fun classroom en ... [+]

Our evening English courses are committed to helping students improve their communication skills and knowledge in the English language through a dynamic, fun classroom environment that explores a broad range of relevant, local and timely topics. Cornerstone provides English ESL courses that are approachable, professional and tailored to the specific needs of the students.

After going through this course of study, the student will have an understanding of English phonology, syllabic and sentence stress, grammar topics including all verb tenses, conditionals, modals, gerunds, infinitives, prepositions, questions, and various others. Additionally, the student will be able to read and understand texts of many different sources, including short ESL-themed sentence groups and paragraphs, short newspaper articles, magazine articles, essays, and short stories. The student will also be able to write their own texts of varying length, ranging from writing simple topics and opinion pieces to having an understanding of proper academic-style essays. After having finished this course, the student will have developed presentation and communication skills. The student will be able to give solo oral presentations on a variety of topics from the simple to the exotic and will be able to discuss topics and issues in a round-table format. The student will understand the key components to both giving a good presentation and contributing to group discussion in a meaningful way.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
June 2019
Part-time
12 months
Campus
Cornerstone International Community College of Canada

Our Intensive English program is committed to helping students improve their communication skills and knowledge in the English language through a dynamic, fun classroom e ... [+]

Our Intensive English program is committed to helping students improve their communication skills and knowledge in the English language through a dynamic, fun classroom environment that explores a broad range of relevant, local and timely topics. Cornerstone provides ESL courses that are approachable, professional and tailored to the specific needs of the students. We offer twelve class levels which allow each student to start learning from their current level of English proficiency.

After going through this course of study, the student will have an understanding of English phonology, syllabic and sentence stress, grammar topics including all verb tenses, conditionals, modals, gerunds, infinitives, prepositions, questions, and various others. Additionally, the student will be able to read and understand texts of many different sources, including short ESL-themed sentence groups and paragraphs, short newspaper articles, magazine articles, essays, and short stories. The student will also be able to write their own texts of varying length, ranging from writing simple topics and opinion pieces to having an understanding of proper academic-style essays.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
June 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus

Diploma

Cornerstone International Community College of Canada

Customer Relations Specialist Co-op program teaches the principles and implementation of the skills needed to deliver effective customer relations service in a variety of ... [+]

Customer Relations Specialist Co-op program teaches the principles and implementation of the skills needed to deliver effective customer relations service in a variety of corporate and retail environments.

Upon completion of this course, the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:

Understand and implement the principles and strategies of effective customer service. Effectively use both verbal and non-verbal communication in dealing with customers. Analyze markets and target market segments and develop a basic marketing strategy to reach the target markets utilizing an understanding of the product cycle. Demonstrate the ability to write and edit emails, letters, and other communications. Understand and apply the principles and strategies of relationship selling. Demonstrate the application of various sales techniques. ... [-]
Canada Vancouver
June 2019
Full-time
8 - 12 months
Campus
Cornerstone International Community College of Canada

In digital marketing positions, the defining characteristics of the 21st century have accelerated changes. New systems and applications advance rapidly as the business wo ... [+]

In digital marketing positions, the defining characteristics of the 21st century have accelerated changes. New systems and applications advance rapidly as the business world evolves. This program focuses on the most critical areas of internet marketing and is regularly updated to remain relevant in today’s rapidly shifting online marketplace.

Digital Marketing Specialist Co-op Diploma covers technological resources such as web analytics, YouTube advertising, microblogging, B2B marketing, social advertisement displays, and online displays with search engine business approaches.

6 Months of Academic Education + 6 Months of Paid Co-op

Aside from the additional efforts made relative to the level of commitment students individually feel towards their program, students are expected to complete a minimum of 1-3 hours of assigned reading and/or homework each day, as designated by the instructor.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
July 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
Cornerstone International Community College of Canada

The Hospitality Management Co-op Diploma Programs introduce the most relevant aspects of the tourism and hospitality industry essential for those looking to move into sup ... [+]

The Hospitality Management Co-op Diploma Programs introduce the most relevant aspects of the tourism and hospitality industry essential for those looking to move into supervisory and management positions within this industry.

Our curriculum is designed by hospitality specialists with extensive experience in the industry and has been certified by the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI).

We offer 3 diploma durations:

4 months of Academic Education + 4 months of Paid Co-op6 months of Academic Education + 6 months of Paid Co-op12 months of Academic Education + 12 months of Paid Co-op

Any Hospitality Management diploma is a combination of 50% of classroom study and 50% of co-op work experience. As a student, you will learn the concepts and techniques related to hotel and restaurant operations, international marketing, food preparation and service, financial analysis, accounting, front and back office operations, and intercultural team dynamics.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
June 2019
Full-time
8 - 24 months
Campus
Cornerstone International Community College of Canada

International Business Management Diploma is one of the most challenging activities you can face. In this course, we put at your disposal everything you need to know how ... [+]

International Business Management Diploma is one of the most challenging activities you can face. In this course, we put at your disposal everything you need to know how to respond to what the market demands.

Students build essential skills for business relations, building the confidence to present clear and concise information in business environments. The program is designed for international English-speaking students to prepare for positions in job markets associated with business management.

Students master the skills used in traditional workplace partnerships, negotiations, sales, business relationships, e-commerce, and international economics.

6 Months of Academic Education + 6 Months of Paid Co-op... [-]

Canada Vancouver
July 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
Cornerstone International Community College of Canada

Network and System Solutions Specialist diploma program is developed to meet the current industry demand for System Administrators, Network Technicians and Computer Engin ... [+]

Network and System Solutions Specialist diploma program is developed to meet the current industry demand for System Administrators, Network Technicians and Computer Engineers with context, concept, technology and practical skills. Classes focus on these areas of study and emphasize important skills like design and architecture, development and deployment, maintenance and troubleshooting skills.

The program focuses on learning the skills needed for IT Infrastructure Services. Students, through progressively intensive courses, will gain insights into basic computing technologies, hardware and software theories and network communications. Through virtualization and simulation with high relevancy to present field, students get hands-on practices to apply the design architecture and principles, computer and network operating system software, infrastructure components, Datacenter management, cloud computing, and consolidation.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
June 2019
Full-time
24 months
Campus
Cornerstone International Community College of Canada

Cornerstone International Community College of Canada (CICCC) is one of the first private colleges in Canada to offer the Web and Mobile Application Development Program. ... [+]

Cornerstone International Community College of Canada (CICCC) is one of the first private colleges in Canada to offer the Web and Mobile Application Development Program. A 24-month diploma comprising 9 courses and 12 months of paid co-op work experience, the program is designed to prepare learners for a mobile application development career in business sectors that provide IT products and services to corporations and establishments of all sizes.

The Web and Mobile Application Development Program is comprised of 9 courses designed to prepare learners for a career in Web Application development business sectors as well as with associations that provide different IT products and services to small, medium and large businesses.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
September 2019
Full-time
24 months
Campus

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