Canadore College of Applied Arts and Technology
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The main focus of the Canadore College of Applied Arts and Technology are career-training programs which instruct and train students in the skills needed to succeed in the contemporary economy. The College maintains over 75 vocational training options in Aviation, Business, Communication Arts, Health Sciences, Hospitality, Human Services, Information Technology, Law and Justice, Leisure, Recreation, Skilled Trades, and Tourism. Eleven apprenticeship programs, of 2 to 5 years in duration, combining on the job work experience and classroom instruction/training, are also available. The College proffers 3 post- graduate certificate options in Business Management, Community Resource Consultant, Interactive Multimedia for students who want to further their respective skills and knowledge in these areas. The College additionally provides preparatory studies programs designed for students who need to upgrade their basic education skills in areas such as English, general arts and science, and literacy; preparatory opportunities for technology-based programs offered by the College are also provided. The College’s Continuing Education division has academic, personal, and professional development courses and programs, including part-time certificate programs and customized training schedules for individual or business needs. One of the more notable programs is the “Artsperience-Summer School of the Arts,” available from the end of June through August, for children, teens, and adults consisting of a weeklong or weekend-long workshop on various art topics.
The Canadore College of Applied Arts and Technology is dedicated to keeping class sizes at a minimum in order to maximize personalized interaction between teachers and students. Some unique support services have been established at the College including an Aboriginal Learning Unit and a department for individuals with special needs. The College shares its campus with Nipissing University in North Bay, Ontario and, through a formal agreement between the two institutions, students who have earned a diploma at the College may transfer to the University to earn a degree with advanced standing.