Employment Training Programs

Columbia College


Description
Provides programs that prepare students for entry-level employment in various sectors.

Service offers:

  • Child Care Assistant - Level 1 Early Childhood Educator, Accounting Assistant, Trades Entrance Exam Preparation, and Transportation and Warehouse
  • hybrid instruction in academic skills such as reading, writing, numeracy and computers, along with skill training for a particular job
  • work strategies and work experience placement (5 weeks)
  • 16, 32 and 48 week semesters
  • workplace culture and communication course
  • customer service training
  • job coaching
  • occupation specific vocabulary study and career related modules (5-6 weeks)
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to individuals:
  • current students
  • Alberta resident and currently residing full-time in the province (or address in city of Lloydminster)
  • meet citizenship requirements (e.g. Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident or Convention Refugee) and be legally entitled to work and train in Canada
  • be unemployed or marginally employed
  • be committed to seeking employment
Academic and language entry requirements vary per program. Contact for details.
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • visit website to apply 
  • contact to book an appointment with an advisor to write an exam for reading, writing, and mathematics
  • contact for details

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
1-888-235-9370
Telephone
403-235-9300
Fax
403-272-3805
Web Site
http://www.columbia.ca
Email
columbia@columbia.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: Yes,

Fees apply. Contact for details.




Fee Reduction: Yes,

Foundation Learner Assistance (grant funding) through Advanced Education is available for those who qualify. Contact an Admission Advisor for details.




Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Accessible parking spots on the west side of the building.  Wheelchair ramp on the west side of the building.
Other disabled access: No -
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
March 9, 2023
Address
802 Manning Road NE
Calgary, AB, T2E 7N8
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Hours of Operation
Mon
09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Tue
09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Wed
09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Thu
09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Fri
09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Sat
09:00 AM to 03:00 PM