Fleming College

Introduction

At Fleming College, you become part of a learning community. We engage you in personalized learning and provide personalized support. Set in welcoming communities, our smaller campuses provide a friendly environment where people know your name. Close relationships, high expectations, and a hands-on, minds-on learning experience help you develop the knowledge and skills, attitudes and values that lead to success at work and in life. From here, you can go anywhere as you begin or change your career. Or, through well- developed educational pathways, you can pursue further educational opportunities. You will experience first-hand our commitment to innovation in programs and practices and to building sustainable, healthy futures for our people, communities, and environment. For all of these reasons, 99% of Fleming Students agree: they made the right choice coming to Fleming College.

Vision

  • Students succeeding through personalized learning.
  • Innovation and achievement powered by people.

Mission

Fleming champions personal and career success through applied learning. We contribute to community success and sustainability through programs, services, and applied research.

Values

  • The student learning experience is our first priority.
  • We value people and community.
  • Fleming is committed to a sustainable future.
  • We are inspired by Sir Sandford Fleming to innovate with vision and implement with excellence.
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Programs

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Courses

Advanced Water Systems Operations and Management

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Canada Lindsay Peterborough Haliburton Cobourg + 3 more

The operation and management of water and wastewater treatment systems to safeguard against water-borne diseases, and ensure a healthy environment in an efficient and sustainable manner are paramount in both public and private sector industries. [+]

The operation and management of water and wastewater treatment systems to safeguard against water-borne diseases, and ensure a healthy environment in an efficient and sustainable manner are paramount in both public and private sector industries. The provision of potable water and the effective treatment of the municipal and industrial wastewater streams are growing fields in the environmental sector. The Ontario government has passed into law rigorous training requirements for water and wastewater treatment operators, in response to recommendations made in the Walkerton Commission of Inquiry reports. Under the Safe Water Drinking Act, operators require training and certification to run these systems safely. This one-year Graduate Certificate program in Advanced Water Systems Operations and Management will provide you with:... [-]


Aquaculture

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Canada Lindsay Peterborough Haliburton Cobourg + 3 more

Aquaculture involves a range of activities, related principally to farming marine and freshwater fish and seafood. The salmon industry accounts for the majority of aquaculture operations in Canada. [+]

Aquaculture involves a range of activities, related principally to farming marine and freshwater fish and seafood. The salmon industry accounts for the majority of aquaculture operations in Canada.

Program Highlights

This compressed, one-year program is the only Aquaculture program offered as a Post-Graduate Certificate in Ontario. Food aquaculture operations encompass a wide variety of species and culture techniques. In addition to food production, aquaculture activities include production of fish for conservation, and production for ornamental species. The global demand for aquaculture products is growing, along with demands for stewardship, sustainability and food safety and security. This unique program combines:... [-]


Computer Security and Investigations

Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2018 Canada Peterborough Lindsay Haliburton Cobourg + 3 more

The Computer Security and Investigations program is designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to take a leadership role in the protection and security of information technology. [+]

The Computer Security and Investigations program is designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to take a leadership role in the protection and security of information technology.

Program Highlights

The Computer Security and Investigations program is designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to take a leadership role in the protection and security of information technology. Your classes are regularly reviewed and improved to be the most current subjects demanded by the industry, such as:

Advanced Ethical Hacking Threat and Risk Analysis Information Security Advanced Computer Forensics Internet and Hacking Investigations CISCO Network Design and Management Network Security Criminology Justice Studies ... [-]

Course in Business Administration - International Business

Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Canada Peterborough Lindsay Haliburton Cobourg + 3 more

With the Business Administration - International Business program you can acquire the skills for a career with global logistics companies, freight forwarders, importing/exporting firms, customs brokers, or with consulting and trading companies. [+]

Prepare for a global career in international trade through:

hands-on training and actual import/export activities practical case studies in tariff classification, customs documentation, export market planning and development, NAFTA Rules of Origin, international freight forwarding and logistics, and much more a unique three-week international study field trip.

The entire 6th semester is an in-depth Applied Learning Project. Students also have the opportunity to complete the 6th semester at Universidad Del Valle de Mexico near Mexico City or at the University of Turku in Finland. This learning option allows students to put their training into practice, work with international clients while having the unique experience of being immersed in another culture.... [-]


Course in Project Management

Campus Full time 2 semesters September 2018 Canada Peterborough Lindsay Haliburton Cobourg + 3 more

This post-graduate program provides you with the skills and knowledge to efficiently manage all aspects of a project to achieve organizational goals in a competitive global environment. [+]

This post-graduate program provides you with the skills and knowledge to efficiently manage all aspects of a project to achieve organizational goals in a competitive global environment. It also prepares you to write the Project Management Institute's Certified Associate in Project Manager (CAPM®) or Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam.

Through classroom sessions and applied project experience with external project sponsors, you will learn and practice how to initiate, plan, execute and close projects incorporating scheduling tools, budgeting principles, human resource management, risk management and quality management. Throughout the program you will hone your communication and team leadership skills to provide you with a competitive edge as a leader of high performance teams.... [-]


Cultural Heritage Conservation and Management

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Canada Peterborough Lindsay Haliburton Cobourg + 3 more

As a Cultural Heritage Conservation and Management specialist, you will learn a wide range of techniques to save the fragile reminders and markers of the past -- preserved for future generations to learn from and enjoy. [+]

he fundamental role of the conservation professional is to preserve and restore, as appropriate, cultural property for present and future generations. We have a lot to learn from the experiences and events of people who have gone before us. However, we can't learn much from the past if we don't have records of it. Imagine how much history is lost to us when an ancient artifact is destroyed -- by perfectly well-meaning people who want to save it. This is an intensive, fast-paced learning experience that you will undertake in four consecutive semesters. You'll start your classes in September and spend your first three semesters, during the fall, winter and summer, at the college. Following your introduction to the field of conservation, you will gain experience in the care and handling of most common museum materials, including ceramics, glass, stone, metals, wooden objects, leather and proteinaceous materials, textiles, works of art on paper, books, archival materials, photographs and modern materials. Updated curriculum reflects best practices routed in ethical applications. Once you've learned the theory and practical skills, you'll treat museum artifacts from local, regional, and national sites. Complementary courses, workshops, assignments, and community-based projects will offer off-campus opportunities to practice conservation methods. A full-time, unpaid, curriculum-based internship in your final semester (September to December) provides an invaluable learning and work experience.... [-]


Early Childhood Education

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Canada Peterborough Lindsay Haliburton Cobourg + 3 more

In the Early Childhood Education program you will learn how to help young children develop their physical, social, and intellectual skills, their self-confidence and imagination. [+]

In the Early Childhood Education program you will learn how to help young children develop their physical, social, and intellectual skills, their self-confidence and imagination.

Program Highlights

Learn how to support, encourage and promote a young child’s growth and development through observation and implementation of creative play based learning experiences.

At Fleming College Early Childhood Education students have unique opportunities to engage in active classroom learning environments that equip students with the skills and knowledge required to work with children (birth to 12 years).

All courses are based on a philosophy that encourages inclusive practices and partnerships with families. An emphasis is placed on applying what’s learned in the classroom to real–world settings, preparing students to start their careers as early childhood educators.... [-]


Earth Resources Technician

Campus 2 years September 2018 Canada Lindsay Peterborough Haliburton Cobourg + 2 more

Graduates of our Earth Resources Technician program are often the employees of choice for major companies in the growing and wide-ranging earth resources and geotechnical sector. [+]

Graduates of our Earth Resources Technician program are often the employees of choice for major companies in the growing and wide-ranging earth resources and geotechnical sector.

Program Highlights

As an Earth Resources Technician, you can expect to be in demand. Career opportunities are diverse, ranging from the analysis of soil and rock, to groundwater assessment, from mineral exploration, to civil engineering and environmental consulting.

The mandatory, 6 month paid co-op work term gives you the opportunity to earn while you learn, and make valuable connections within the industry. Note that students are not placed in jobs. The College supports a process with industry contacts to assist students to be successful in gaining co-op employment in applied geology.... [-]


Ecosystem Management Technician

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Canada Lindsay Peterborough Haliburton Cobourg + 3 more

Be a part of the solution - as an Ecosystem Management Technician, you contribute to the health of ecosystems, minimizing the negative impact we have on the environment. Through careful consideration of the needs of society and the environment, you'll help governments, conservation groups, and wildlife organizations do environmentally sustainable planning for the future. [+]

Fleming's Ecosystem Management Technician program highlights a holistic approach to the management of human activity within ecosystems. We will prepare you for an exciting career that can take you where YOU want to go, either in your home community, in a wilderness environment, or across the globe. You will study ecosystem composition, structure and function in wilderness, rural, and urban landscapes, and acquire a broad range of technical skills, as well as the flexibility to adapt to changing job requirements. Throughout this program, you will:

learn the principles of experimental design and research, and how to apply them to a project of your own participate in the monitoring and assessment of aquatic and terrestrial habitats, conduct resource inventories and environmental sampling, and develop plans for the management of public and private landscapes conduct field research in partnership with a variety of organizations and analyze data generated by this work learn to use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology to analyze ecosystems at a variety of scales. Why Choose Fleming Ecosystem Management is on the leading edge of resource conservation in the 21st century - the future is now. The School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences at the Frost Campus encourages small class sizes and provides state-of-the-art technology. Dedicated, award-winning faculty provide a challenging and dynamic learning environment in the heart of the Kawartha Lakes region. While you learn about ecosystem science and the current techniques of sustainable resources management, you will also develop essential skills in communications, human relations, facilitation,... [-]

Electrical Engineering Technician

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Canada Peterborough Lindsay Haliburton Cobourg + 3 more

Our Electrical Engineering Technician program will equip you with electrical and electronic theory and practice - the tools you need to take on entry-level positions or an apprenticeship in the electrical industry. [+]

Our Electrical Engineering Technician program will equip you with electrical and electronic theory and practice - the tools you need to take on entry level positions or an apprenticeship in the electrical industry.

Program Highlights

The four-semester Electrical Engineering Technician program will provide you with a solid foundation. You will learn about programmable logic controls (PLCs), electrical and electronic circuits and systems, instrumentation, cabling, network engineering, and electrical machines and controls. Extensive practice labs will provide you with ample opportunity to develop skills required to assume entry level positions or an electrical apprenticeship.

A technical skills shortage is looming both regionally and nationally in Canada. This program has been designed to help fill these technical positions as the manufacturing sector becomes more specialized, the construction industry flourishes, and retirement rates increase.... [-]


Environmental Technician

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Canada Lindsay Peterborough Haliburton Cobourg + 3 more

As an Environmental Technician, you will work to prevent environmental problems, resolve environmental issues when necessary, and provide education to the public. [+]

As an Environmental Technician, you will work to prevent environmental problems, resolve environmental issues when necessary, and provide education to the public.

Program Highlights

Throughout this program, you will engage in a wide range of hands-on environmental training activities to complement your in-class courses. As a result, you'll be well-prepared to monitor and improve the natural environment.

Our Environmental Technician program has achieved accreditation by the Canadian Environmental Accreditation Commission (CEAC), a standing committee of Environmental Careers Organization (ECO) Canada. Students are eligible for a number of environmental certifications through ECO Canada, including Environmental Professional (EP) and Environmental Professional-in-Training (EPt). Graduates of the Environmental Technician program who successfully pass the Certification Examination in the Water Treatment and Pollution Control course will have met the requirements of the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Control (MOECC) Entry-Level Course for Drinking Water Operators (which must be obtained in order to be employed as a Drinking Water Operator). The course is delivered by Fleming College in partnership with the Ministry of the Environment and the Walkerton Clean Water Centre. Students also acquire four MOECC Operator-in-Training Certificates (“OIT’s”) in Water Treatment, Water Distribution, Wastewater Treatment and Wastewater Collection required for employment in the drinking water and wastewater treatment disciplines. The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) conditionally recognizes program graduates as meeting academic requirements for certification as C. Tech. (Certified Technician). ... [-]

Fish and Wildlife Technician

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Canada Lindsay Peterborough Haliburton Cobourg + 3 more

The Fish and Wildlife Technician program can lead you into a rewarding career, combining your love of the outdoors and keen interest in fish and wildlife, with a commitment to responsible resource management. [+]

The Fish and Wildlife Technician program can lead you into a rewarding career, combining your love of the outdoors and keen interest in fish and wildlife, with a commitment to responsible resource management.

Program Highlights Besides your classroom sessions learning the theory and skills needed for hands-on work, you'll spend a significant amount of time in fish and wildlife laboratory work, and participate in numerous excursions into the field. In 3rd semester, you'll participate in a one-week fisheries field camp where you will be working in small boats, handling trap nets and live fish. During field excursions you will practice fisheries management skills and learn about the logistics involved in the design and implementation of field projects, including wading in moving water while wearing a backpack. You will also be spending considerable time in the wild learning plant, bird and mammal identification skills, remote sensing such as tracking animals over rough terrain, and conducting wildlife observations in all weather conditions, including rain, deep snow, and extreme temperatures. Why Choose Fleming Our program is the only one in Ontario accredited by the North American Wildlife Technology Association (NAWTA). Fleming is one of only two colleges in the province offering a Fish and Wildlife program, and the only one located in southern Ontario. The comprehensive, challenging training you'll receive in this program, facilitated by faculty with experience in the field, ensures that you will obtain the well-rounded, relevant skills employers are seeking. Common First Semester ... [-]

Forestry Technician

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Canada Lindsay Peterborough Haliburton Cobourg + 3 more

The Forestry Technician career path will appeal to you if you are passionate about the outdoors, and concerned for the responsible management of forest resources. [+]

The Forestry Technician career path will appeal to you if you are passionate about the outdoors, and concerned for the responsible management of forest resources.

Program Highlights

As a Forestry Technician, you can be a part of a close-knit community of men and women across the country who are making a difference in our environment. Fleming College's Forestry program is the largest in Canada. In this two-year program, you'll acquire the skills to work effectively in natural resources management - learning traditional forestry skills such as compassing and tree identification, plus how to work with ArcMap, GPS and other high tech software.

In an ideal combination of theory and technical hands-on experiences, your studies in the classroom will be complemented by numerous field excursions. You'll participate in the Forestry program's unique field camp experience in Mattawa, at Samuel de Champlain Park. In addition, you can increase your credentials (and career readiness and versatility) by taking certification courses such as forest fire fighting, first aid and CPR, tree marking and cutter certification (at a modest extra cost). ... [-]

Instrumentation and Control Engineering Technician

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Canada Peterborough Lindsay Haliburton Cobourg + 3 more

Instrumentation technicians commission, install, calibrate, maintain and repair complex measurement and control systems used in a variety of process control applications. [+]

Instrumentation technicians commission, install, calibrate, maintain and repair complex measurement and control systems used in a variety of process control applications.

Program Highlights

As an Instrumentation and Control Technician your career will be technology-based with an applied edge.

This four-semester Ontario College Diploma program will prepare you for a hands-on, exciting and rewarding career in emerging engineering and scientific fields. The program provides valuable and in-demand skills required in today's process, manufacturing, and calibration facilities. These include, but are not limited to:

Process Control, Safety, Electrical/Electronic Controls and Sensors SCADA/PLC, Automation/Robotics Industrial Communications and Data Acquisition ... [-]

Mechanical Techniques - Plumbing

Campus Full time 2 semesters September 2018 Canada Peterborough Lindsay Haliburton Cobourg + 3 more

The Mechanical Techniques - Plumbing (formerly Plumbing Techniques) program will provide you with a variety of trade-specific skills, introducing you to installing, maintaining and repairing piping systems in residential, commercial and industrial settings, to enhance opportunities for employment. [+]

The Mechanical Techniques - Plumbing (formerly Plumbing Techniques) program will provide you with a variety of trade-specific skills, introducing you to installing, maintaining and repairing piping systems in residential, commercial and industrial settings, to enhance opportunities for employment.

Program Highlights

In the two-semester Mechanical Techniques - Plumbing program, you will learn to:

interpret blueprints install valves and fittings join and secure sections of pipe and test pipe systems develop competencies in venting, waste and drainage systems explore the interaction of alternative energy sources with residential plumbing systems ... [-]

Resources Drilling and Blasting

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Canada Lindsay Peterborough Haliburton Cobourg + 3 more

This is the only Resources Drilling and Blasting program available in Canada. [+]

The fact is that our School offers the only college program in Canada providing training in Drilling and Blasting - and we are the only program in the world offering training in so many of the different types of drilling. Add to that the numerous sectors that rely on drilling and blasting skills, and this program opens doors to huge opportunities, many employers, and options to choose which field of drilling you will focus on. Our grads are in high demand. Every year, national and international employers recruit at our on-campus job fairs, and many of our students have employment offers before they graduate.

Currently, these fields offer employment opportunities for drilling and blasting careers:... [-]


Visual and Creative Arts

Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 Canada Haliburton Peterborough Lindsay Cobourg + 3 more

The Visual and Creative Arts Diploma (VCAD) offers you unique and flexible options for earning a diploma in the visual arts. Choose the learning path that is right for you. It’s your diploma, your way. [+]

The Visual and Creative Arts Diploma (VCAD) offers you unique and flexible options for earning a diploma in the visual arts. Choose the learning path that is right for you. It’s your diploma, your way.

VCAD = foundation courses + elective courses

Foundation Courses

These courses are required to develop the foundational skills for Visual and Creative Arts Diploma candidates:

3D Design Art History - The Recent Century Contemporary Art Investigations Design I Drawing Disciplines Media Explorations I Visual Documentation Business for Artists Concept Development Design II Media Explorations II Portfolio and Presentation 2 General Education Electives Elective Courses ... [-]