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2018 Viewbook

Learn by

Doing


Assiniboine

Advantage

Our grads say it all

94% Have Jobs

91%

Have a career

Related

to their studies

$44k

Average first year

Salary

96%

93%

Recommend Assiniboine

Manitoba

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Table of Contents 4.

Why Assiniboine?

12. Student Services

22. Business

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Get to Know Assiniboine

14. Cougar Athletics

24. Food & Hospitality

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North Hill Campus

15. Student Spotlight

26. Health & Human Services

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Victoria Avenue East and Winnipeg Campuses

16. Indigenous Affairs

28. Technology

17. Assiniboine Students’ Association

30. Trades

18. Adult Collegiate & Continuing Studies

32. Apprenticeship & Distance Education

19. Assiniboine International & ELP

33. Open House

20. Ag & Environment

34. Spend a Day

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Parkland Campus

10. Student Success 11. Learning Curve


Why

Assiniboine?


Flexible education that fits you. Everyone has different goals and timelines, and we all come from different backgrounds. No two of us are the same, and at Assiniboine you choose the program and its delivery method that fits you best. Whether you want to study full or part-time, by distance or in-class, in an urban centre or in your community, Assiniboine’s apprenticeship programs, certificates and diplomas are offered through a variety of approaches.

Learn by actually doing. At Assiniboine, we immerse you in real situations and encourage you to spend more time away from the textbooks. Our college knows real-world skills and experiences are important. That’s why our programs connect you with industries and communities through projects, conferences, cooperative work placements and practicums, preparing you for a meaningful and interesting career.

Be part of a community. Yes, we have small class sizes. Yes, your instructor knows your name. Yes, you can get to your classes in under five minutes and still have time for that refuel of caffeine. But more importantly, you’ll make friendships that last a lifetime, learn from industry experts who can’t wait to share everything they know with you, and study in an intimate setting with the right technology to give you the tools for future success.

Take us for a test drive. Thinking about studying at Assiniboine? Tour one of our campuses, arrange for a Spend a Day in one of our programs, or meet with a student success advisor. We’ll answer your questions, show you the Assiniboine experience, and help prepare you for a successful college career!

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On Campus North Hill Campus

Brandon

Our North Hill campus is one of the most scenic places in the city. Perched on Brandon’s North Hill, the campus offers a stunning view overlooking the city and the Assiniboine River valley below. We continue to expand at this historic location, and the North Hill campus now welcomes about half of our Brandon-based students. The site boasts the Manitoba Institute of Culinary Arts (MICA), which is housed inside a beautiful heritage building. Its restored dining areas and study rooms, contemporary teaching kitchen and culinary theatre combine the best of both old and new for students in Hotel & Restaurant Management and Culinary Arts. The spacious Len Evans Centre for Trades and Technology features modern machine shops and classrooms in a historically rich setting. Taking a trade? You’ll enjoy the integrated, openconcept building with study areas, a Learning Hub, small library, and cafeteria. Nearby, our sustainable greenhouse is where you’ll bloom in the Horticultural Production and Sustainable Food Systems programs. The large, state-of-the-art greenhouse is a central spot for applied research centered on food security and sustainability under our Field to Fork approach. assiniboine.net/nhcampus

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Victoria Avenue East Campus

Brandon

The Victoria Avenue East campus in Brandon features many large classrooms and well-equipped labs, along with our largest library, a campus bookstore, fitness room, gymnasium, daycare centre, lecture theatre, television studio, full-service cafeteria, lounge areas and games room. It’s also home to our college radio station, CJ-106 FM. There are hundreds of computers available to students after classes, with 46 stations available during campus hours. Our Cultural Centre provides a welcoming environment for all students and hosts many regular events throughout the year, including Elder visits, guest speakers, Bannock Wednesdays, movie nights and craft sessions. Our state-of-the-art labs, like the CISCO networking lab or healthcare suite, provides you with modern, interactive equipment and space to practice and hone your skill set to perfection. Many of our evening and weekend courses through Continuing Studies at Assiniboine are also held at this campus. From gaining additional certification or trying your hand at a new hobby, our Continuing Studies programs and courses give you the most study flexibility. assiniboine.net/victoria

Winnipeg Training Centre

Winnipeg

Our Practical Nursing program and Continuing Studies courses are offered at this urban campus in Manitoba’s largest city. assiniboine.net/winnipeg

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Parkland Campus

Dauphin

Ideally placed in a central location, our Parkland campus serves communities across the region. We welcome full and part-time students to this vibrant campus that features a contemporary trades shop, healthcare training lab, enhanced student lounge and an early learning centre. Support services include two computer labs, a Learning Curve, and an on-site, full-time student success advisor. Meet with the advisor before or during your studies to discuss childcare, funding, housing and anything else you may need. Annual activities on campus include a welcome BBQ for all students, holiday feast, alumni celebration and a carpentry housewarming party. We’ve also partnered with Parkland Crossing so there are more housing options for students. Along with our full-time day programs, Continuing Studies at Assiniboine hosts many general interest and career development courses.

Business Administration Business Administration is a two-year diploma program with either an accounting or general specialization. The program starts in September with an optional exit to earn a one-year certificate.

Carpentry and Woodworking Carpentry and Woodworking is a nine-month certificate program and is accredited for Level 1 apprenticeship; it includes a threeweek work experience. The program starts in September, and every year students build a house. Students are provided with scholarships from Dauphin Co-op Builders.

Comprehensive Health Care Aide Comprehensive Health Care Aide is a six-month certificate program starting in January. The program allows the option of transferring qualifying credits into Assiniboine’s Practical Nursing program.

Early Childhood Education Early Childhood Education is a two-year diploma program that prepares graduates for a rewarding career promoting the development of young children. This program runs every other September, with the next intake beginning in September 2019.

Practical Nursing Practical Nursing is a two-year diploma program that prepares graduates to become an LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse). This program was recently made permanent at the Parkland campus and runs every other September, with the next intake beginning in September 2019.

Mature Student High School The Mature Student High School program allows you to obtain your high school diploma or upgrade your education so you’re ready for future college studies. The programs start every September and January, with day or evening options available. assiniboine.net/parkland

New!

Info Sessions Join us throughout the year at information sessions designed to give you the inside scoop on specific programs. Find out program information, ask faculty questions, and get a feel for whether or not the Assiniboine experience is right for you. Info Night sessions are free, and we invite you to bring a guest along as well. For more upcoming dates, visit assiniboine.net/infonight.

Parkland Daycare Facility Our non-profit daycare, Parkland Campus Kids Inc., is licensed for 28 pre-schoolers and 12 infants and Students get preferred access for their child-care needs. The centre is open weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and offers a hot lunch program, as well as two healthy snacks every day.

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Student

Success

Whether you’re thinking about post-secondary, preparing for college or need support while studying, student services can assist you. Assiniboine provides a wide range of services to both future and current students. Our academic areas or our student success advisors can help you get answers to your questions. Please contact one of the following offices or a student success advisor within the area you wish to study.

STUDENT SUCCESS ADVISOR & ACADEMIC AREA CONTACTS

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Student Success | assiniboine.net/success

School Reception

Student Success Advisor

Agriculture & Environment

204.725.8712

ext 6685

Roy

ext 7160

Business

204.725.8724

ext 7500

Roy

ext 7160

Health & Human Services

204.725.8730

ext 6072

Caley

ext: 6963

Manitoba Institute of Culinary Arts

204.725.8741

ext 6213

Elan

ext 6964

Technology

204.725.8718

ext 6529

Caley

ext 6963

Trades

204.725.8715

ext 6736

Elan

ext 6964

Adult Collegiate

204.725.8735

ext 7194

Rebecca

ext 6675

Parkland Campus

204.622.2222

ext 6590

Joan

ext 6596

Winnipeg Training Center

204.694.7111

ext 6240


Learning

Curve

The Learning Curve is our one-stop shop for all of your academic support needs. Staff offer students individualized academic support that promotes college success. The learning strategist and educational assistants help students find effective ways of learning. They encourage active learning and collaborate with students to find strategies that work best for them. The friendly and knowledgeable Learning Curve team can assist you with any and all of the following areas: »» Learning strategies »» Writing and assignments »» Math, science and other course tutoring »» Computers In Brandon, we have support centres at the Victoria Avenue East campus and the Len Evans Centre for Trades and Technology at the North Hill campus. You can also find us at the Parkland campus in Dauphin. Students can drop by or schedule appointments with Learning Curve staff before classes even start. If you are even a little bit worried about your college courses, please contact the Learning Curve early on to see what kind of help is available.

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Student

Services Lockers

Lockers are assigned during your Xplore ACC orientation. Information will be given to you in person and by email regarding rules and regulations of the use of lockers. You must provide your own lock, which you can bring from home or purchase at Assiniboine’s bookstore.

Food Both Brandon campuses have a full-service cafeteria. Use cash, debit, credit or load up a meal card to enjoy daily breakfast and lunch specials. Coffee and grab-and-go items are also available throughout the day. Microwaves are available for use at all campuses if you choose to bring meals from home.

Fitness Centre The Students’ Association (ACCSA) offers a fitness centre exclusive to Assiniboine staff and students at its Victoria Avenue East campus in Brandon. This centre provides cardio and weight machines, as well as free weights and stretching areas. A $10 cash deposit allows for daily access from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Parking/Transit

If you are driving to school, paid electrical and non-electrical sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis (there is no available parking at the Adult Collegiate). For further information on parking fees, please contact the registrar’s office at 204.725.8700 ext 4035 for Brandon campuses and 204.622.2222 for the Parkland campus.

Childcare If you are looking for childcare, the Assiniboine Early Learning Centre at the Victoria Avenue East campus in Brandon is licensed for 32 pre-school children ages 2-6 years. This is a full day program (part-time space may be available depending on enrolment). Students and staff of Assiniboine campuses in Brandon are given priority; however, space is not guaranteed. In Dauphin, Parkland Campus Kids Inc. is licensed for 28 pre-school children and 12 infants. The centre is open weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and offers a hot lunch program, as well as two healthy snacks every day. Students attending classes at Parkland campus get preferred access for their child-care needs. For more information, call 204.725.8713 for the Early Learning Centre in Brandon and 204.622.2222 for Parkland Campus Kids Inc.

For students studying at campuses in Brandon, a free transit bus pass (UPASS) is included in your student fees. This pass is available at the Students’ Association office or the registrar’s office at the Victoria Avenue East campus.

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We’re here to support you! GET ADVICE

WE CAN HELP

GET SETTLED

Student Success Advisors

The Library

Housing

Student success advisors are available at all campuses and in all academic areas. Thinking about becoming a student? Meet with a student success advisor to discuss your academic and career plans and get information on making the transition to college. Student success advisors provide information about college programs and courses, the admissions process, financial assistance, housing, daycare and more.

The friendly Assiniboine library staff are here to help you. They can assist you with your research, finding library materials or finding and evaluating online information. The central library is at the Victoria Avenue East campus with a branch library at the North Hill campus. The library has many resources to support students including online tools and research databases, books, eBooks, newspapers, magazines and videos.

The search for a place to live should begin early as housing can be more difficult to find toward the end of the summer. Students who arrive in late August often face a limited choice and higher costs.

Email studentservices@assiniboine.net or call 204.725.8723 to connect to your advisor.

Library computer centres offer access to computers outside of class and help is available for computer questions any time the library is open. The library also offers comfortable seating areas, books for study or reading outside the classroom, coil bindery machines and quieter group work areas.

RECEIVE SUPPORT Accessibility/Disability Services We’re committed to supporting and accommodating students with disabilities and to promoting equal access to college education. Students with physical and sensory disabilities, learning disabilities, or physical or mental health conditions should contact Assiniboine as early as possible before beginning college. We can organize many services, including: »» Accommodations for admissions testing »» Financial information and assistance with applications »» Transition assistance: orientation to campus, etc. »» Co-ordination of access to special materials »» Assistance with obtaining and learning to use special equipment/software

Call us at 204.725.8727, email library@assiniboine.net or check us out at assiniboine.net/library.

GET YOUR BOOKS & SWAG Assiniboine Bookstore The Assiniboine bookstore is open at the Victoria Avenue East campus from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday. Here you can buy or rent new and used print or digital textbooks. There’s also an opportunity to sell them back to us. Stock up on supplies and snacks to study with friends and grab a clean and comfy sweatshirt for that long study session ahead. You can cut down on exam jitters when you know we’ve got you covered with notebooks, pens, pencils and calculators. You can also show off your school spirit with a t-shirt, a coffee mug, a back pack or some socks.

Housing options include: »» Brandon University welcomes single students in modern residences located three kilometres from our Victoria Avenue East campus, with easy access to bus services. For details, call 204.727.7394, email residence@brandonu.ca or visit brandonu.ca/residence. »» Both the Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council Housing Authority (204.729.3600) and the Brandon Friendship Centre Housing Referral Service (204.727.1407) have a limited amount of family housing available. »» Student Services maintains a list of houses, apartments, room and board and light-housekeeping rooms available. Call 204.725.8723 or toll-free at 800.862.6307 ext 6639, or email studentservices@assiniboine.net to request a copy. »» You can also check listings in the Brandon Sun or online at ebrandon.ca or economicdevelopmentbrandon.com. Accommodations listed are not endorsed or supervised by Assiniboine and students must make their own arrangements. Students are advised to inspect all accommodations before accepting them.

»» Exam accommodations »» Tutoring/learning supports

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Join the Team Cougar men’s and women’s volleyball, soccer and futsal teams play in the Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference against other post-secondary schools in the province. Our women’s hockey team plays in the American Collegiate Hockey Association against schools in the Northern United States. You must be a full time student at Assiniboine to play for the Cougars. Assiniboine provides travel, meals, accommodations and clothing to our student athletes. For more information on Cougar Athletics, visit assiniboine.net/athletics or contact our Athletics Manager at cougars@assiniboine.net.

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Meet Joran

Business Administration, class of ‘10 Senior Accountant, BDO Brandon Hometown: Dauphin, Manitoba

Joran Hedley spent the first year of his program in Dauphin at our Parkland campus, and then moved to Brandon for his second year. Once he completed his diploma at Assiniboine, he enrolled in Brandon University and completed his third and fourth year as part of the institutions’ 2+2 program. After graduating with a diploma and degree, he continued through to the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) program and has now worked as a senior accountant at BDO Brandon for the past four and a half years.

Student Spotlight Ever wonder what it’s like to be an Assiniboine student? Take a peek at dozens of student experiences by visiting assiniboine.net/blogs. Here you’ll find story after story showcasing what makes Assiniboine programs, projects and campus life special. Read up on student achievements, the college’s latest partnerships and more!

Assiniboine is really focused. You get a good feel for it right away and learn if it’s right for you.

Visit assiniboine.net/blogs to explore life on campus.

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Assiniboine Community College campuses are located on the traditional territories of Treaty No. 1 and Treaty No. 2, and the shared traditional lands of Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, Dene and Anishinabek/Ojibwe peoples, and the homeland of the MĂŠtis nation. We welcome students who seek knowledge here.

Indigenous

Affairs

Indigenous services are available at the following campuses: Victoria Avenue East, North Hill, Adult Collegiate and Parkland We are honoured to welcome students from many nations across the province and around the country, strengthening our wealth of First Nations, MĂŠtis and Inuit knowledge at Assiniboine. We aim to infuse cultural teachings into the curriculum to ensure Indigenous students see themselves and their realities reflected in the learning process. Our goal is that all students will acquire the knowledge and skills to be culturally competent and gain a true understanding of Indigenous affairs, past and present, in Canada. Our Indigenous services include both traditional and mainstream counselling support and providing resources for faculty on

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Indigenous issues. Our visiting Elders program provides students the opportunity to visit and learn from the Indigenous Knowledge Gate Keepers, our Elders. We can also refer you to external Indigenous organizations, services, and community events and resources. We create a supportive environment that makes the educational experience fun and rewarding by running special events, coordinating cultural activities and offering support services. Stop by the Cultural Resource Centre at our Victoria Avenue East campus to relax, visit, learn or study!

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Assiniboine

Students’ Association

The Students’ Association exists to serve you. Our council works hard to ensure we voice relevant student perspectives, provide for college committees and engage with student projects. We strive to deliver quality services that speak to the specific needs of students, and to host events that create a social atmosphere and offer stress relief. Our services include:

Our events and activities include:

»» Student council

»» Back in the Saddle Social

»» Student health and dental insurance

»» Sun of a Beach Volleyball Tournament and Social

»» U-Pass, free bus transit

»» Mental Health Week

»» Paw Pass, student discount program

»» Wellness Wednesdays

»» Advocacy and appeal support

»» Multicultural Week

»» Student clubs

»» Road Bash Road Hockey Tournament

»» Representation on college committees and student initiatives

»» …and more!

»» and much, much more! Learn more at accstudents.com or find us on social media at: @accsamb

@ACCSA_MB

ACC Students’ Association

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Continuing Studies

Adult Collegiate

Whether you are looking for professional development, personal enrichment or a new career path, Continuing Studies at Assiniboine has something for you. We offer a wide range of programming options from exciting evening courses to professional certificates—all delivered in a flexible format to suit your schedule and individual needs.

& Access Programming Open the door to a world of exciting careers by upgrading your skills, completing your high school diploma or entering into one of our integrated programs.

We have something for just about everyone, with courses at our Brandon and Dauphin campuses and training centres in Russell and Winnipeg. We also work with communities to bring learning right to your hometown. Find out more by contacting us at:

assiniboine.net/continuingstudies Take courses to suit your schedule—we have both day and evening classes and four intakes a year at our Adult Collegiate in downtown Brandon. You can earn your Mature Student High School diploma, upgrade your marks, or complete required prerequisite courses for entrance into post-secondary programs. We offer several courses that are integrated with a college program meaning you earn your high school diploma and a college certificate at the same time! A personalized education plan is developed individually with each student to address your specific needs and future goals.

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Choose from:

continuingstudies@assiniboine.net

»» Mature Student High School(MSHS)

204.725.8725

»» MSHS – Additional credits High School (upgrading for high school graduates) »» Integrated Comprehensive Health Care Aide (graduate with both a MSHS diploma and a Comprehensive Health Care Aide certificate) »» Integrated Education Assistant (graduate with both a MSHS diploma and an Education Assistant certificate).

Adult Collegiate | assiniboine.net/adultcollegiate

Free to apply! Affordable, low tuition rates!


YOUR ASSINIBOINE EDUCATION STEP

1

NOT YET

To learn more about our programs, turn to pages 20-31 of our viewbook or visit assiniboine.net. Also, take our Me@ACC career quiz at assiniboine.net/careerquiz to find out which program fits you best.

DO YOU KNOW

WHICH PROGRAM YOU WANT TO TAKE?

YES!

STARTS HERE

Contact a recruitment specialist by calling 800.862.6307 ext. 8750 or email recruit@assiniboine.net.

NOT YET

Have you applied yet? YES!

STEP

2

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR

FINANCIAL AID & AWARDS?

STEP

NOT YET

Visit assiniboine.net/apply to find out how.

Should you require this in the future, please email awards@assiniboine.net.

NOT YET

For more information on how to apply and on the admissions process, visit assiniboine.net/registrar.

YES!

Great! Watch your email for acceptance from the registrar’s office.

Perfect! Did you submit all required documents?

Application form

$95 application fee

Official transcripts

STEP

3

NOT YET

Should you require this in the future, please email studentservices@assiniboine.net.

YES!

Learn more about your housing options. Turn to page 12 of our viewbook or email studentservices@assiniboine.net.

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR

YES!

Learn more about your options. See the Money Matters insert in our viewbook or visit assiniboine.net/finance.

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HOUSING?

WELCOME TO ASSINIBOINE!

You’ve done your homework and checked all the boxes. Sit back and relax—we’ll see you in the fall!


Computer competency (Windows)

Grade 12 diploma, including Consumer/Essential Math 40S

Agribusiness Automotive Technician

Applied Math 40S

Minimum 60% in English 40G/40S

Computer competency (Windows); Biology and Chemistry at the grade 12 level

Grade 12 diploma

Grade 12 diploma, including Consumer/Essential Math 40S Grade 12 diploma, including English 40G/40S; Consumer/Essential Math 40S Grade 12 diploma, including English 40G/40S with a minimum grade of 60%; overall Grade 12 average of 60% Grade 12 diploma Grade 12 diploma, including English 40G/40S; Applied or Pre-Calculus Math 40S (Applicants with Consumer/ Essential Math 40S, Math 40G or Math 301 will be required to write a math test)

Communications Engineering Technology

Comprehensive Health Care Aide 1

Construction Electrician Culinary Arts Early Childhood Education 1 Education Assistant

Two-year diploma or university degree Grade 12 diploma, including Consumer/Essential Math 40S

Geographic Information Systems Heavy Duty Equipment Technician

Land and Water Management Specialization

Environmental Technologies

English 40G/40S

Grade 12 diploma, including English 40G/40S; Applied or Pre-Calculus Math 40S (Applicants with Consumer/Essential Math 40S, Math 40G or Math 301 will be required to write a math test)

Computer competency (Windows)

Criminal record check; child abuse registry check; CPR Level C certification

Compulsory orientation; academic assessment; criminal record check; child abuse registry check; CPR Level C certification

Senior-level Physics; physical sciences and computer courses

Grade 12 diploma, including English 40G/40S; Applied or Pre-Calculus Math 40S with a minimum mark of 65%

Civil Technician

Computer competency (Windows)

Competitive entry program; see assiniboine.net/culinary for details

Pre-Calculus Math to Grade 11; senior-level Chemistry and Physics

Grade 12 diploma, including Consumer/Essential Math 40S

Compulsory orientation; academic assessment; immunizations; CPR – Healthcare Provider certification; criminal record check; child and adult abuse registry check; initial nonviolent crisis intervention training

ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Carpentry and Woodworking 1

Aboriginal Financial Management, Accounting, Financial Services, General, Human Resources, Management and Marketing Specializations

Minimum 65% in English and Math; Foundations Math 30 recommended for Aboriginal financial management, accounting, and financial services specializations

Computer competency (Windows); Applied Math 40S; one or more Science courses at the Grade 11 level, especially Biology and Chemistry

Grade 12 diploma, including English 40G/40S; Consumer/Essential Math 40S

Grade 12 diploma, including English 40G/40S; Consumer/Essential Math 40S

Applied Math 40S or college/ university math courses

Two-year diploma or university degree

Accounting and Finance

Business Administration 1

NOT REQUIRED, BUT RECOMMENDED

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Please visit assiniboine.net/elp for more information.

English is the language of instruction at Assiniboine. All applicants educated outside of Canada, or a country not on the test-exempt list, are expected to meet the English language proficiency requirement.

Please visit assiniboine.net/registrar for more information.

PROGRAMS

All programs require a complete Grade 12 diploma (except Mature Student High School). Most programs also have specific subject requirements as listed below. Where Consumer/Essential Math 40S is listed as the minimum requirement, Applied and Pre-Calculus Math 40S will be acceptable. All students with E, M or I courses will be referred to our assessment of special circumstance.

FOR STUDENTS FROM MANITOBA 2018-19

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS


Applied Math 40S

Grade 12 diploma, including Consumer/Essential Math 40S with a minimum mark of 60%

Industrial Metals Fabrication

Minimum 65% in English and Math; computer courses Computer competency (Windows); senior-level science and computer courses; Pre-Calculus Math 40S or Applied Math 40S strongly recommended Minimum 65% in English and Math; computer courses Minimum 65% in English and Math; computer courses Applied Math 40S; computer courses

Grade 12 diploma, including English 40G/40S; Consumer/Essential Math 40S Grade 12 diploma, including English 40G/40S; Consumer/Essential Math 40S with a minimum mark of 60% Grade 12 diploma, including English 40G/40S; Consumer/Essential Math 40S Grade 12 diploma, including English 40G/40S; Consumer/Essential Math 40S Grade 12 diploma, including Consumer/Essential Math 40S

Grade 12 diploma, including English 40G/40S with a minimum mark of 70%

Grade 12 diploma, including English 40G/40S; Consumer/ Essential Math 40S

Medical Administration

Network Administration Technology

Office Management Office Skills Piping Trades

Police Studies

Power Engineering

Sustainable Food Systems

1. Also available at the Parkland campus in Dauphin, MB 2. Also available at Winnipeg Training Centre in Winnipeg, MB 3. Available at the Adult Collegiate in Brandon, MB

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Mature Student High School Integrated Comprehensive Health Care Aide 3 Integrated Education Assistant 3

Mature Student High School

Compulsory orientation; academic assessment

Two-year diploma or university degree

Social Service Worker

Must be 19 years of age or older at time of enrolment or reach the age of 19 prior to course completion; must have been out of high school six months or more

Criminal record check; child and adult abuse registry checks. Competitive entry program; see assiniboine.et/ssw for details Grade 12 diploma, including English 40G/40S with a minimum mark of 60%; overall grade 12 average of 60%

Practical Nursing

2

Immunizations; CPR – Healthcare Provider certification; criminal record check; child and adult abuse registry checks

Compulsory orientation; pre-entry interview and academic assessment; hearing and vision tests; medical release; valid driver’s license abstract; Emergency First Aid; criminal record check; child and adult abuse registry checks

Grade 12 diploma, including English 40G/40S with minimum mark of 60%; Consumer/Essential Math 40S with minimum mark of 60%; one 40S Science (Biology, Chemistry or Physics) with minimum mark of 60%; Math for Nurses (Math-0014) with a minimum mark of 95%

Pre-Calculus Math 30S strongly recommended. For those intending to continue with further levels of power engineering training, Pre-Calculus Math 40S and Physics 40S

Minimum 65% in English and Math; computer courses

Grade 12 diploma, including English 40G/40S; Consumer/Essential Math 40S

Legal Administration

Interactive and Media Specializations

Interactive Media Arts

Minimum 60% in Math and English; Applied Math 40S

Grade 12 diploma, including English 40G/40S; Consumer/Essential Math 40S; minimum age of 18 by program start date

Hotel and Restaurant Management

Grade 12 diploma, including English 40G/40S with a minimum mark of 65% or a minimum Accuplacer test score for combined reading, comprehension and sentence skills of 140

Computer competency (Windows)

Grade 12 diploma, including English 40G/40S; Consumer/Essential Math 40S

Horticultural Production


Computer competency (Windows)

Grade 12 diploma, including any Math 30

Agribusiness Automotive Technician

Minimum 60% in ELA A30 or B30

Computer competency (Windows); Biology and Chemistry at the Grade 12 level

Grade 12 diploma, including any Math 30 Grade 12 diploma, including ELA A30 or B30; any Math 30 Grade 12 diploma, including ELA A30 or B30 with a minimum grade average of 60%; overall Grade 12 average of 60% Grade 12 diploma Grade 12 diploma, including ELA A30 or B30; Foundations or Pre-Calculus Math 30 (Applicants with Workplace and Apprenticeship Math 30 will be required to write a math test)

Construction Electrician Culinary Arts Early Childhood Education 1 Education Assistant

Geographic Information Systems

Land and Water Management Specialization

Two-year diploma or university degree

Foundations Math 30

Grade 12 diploma

Comprehensive Health Care Aide 1

Environmental Technologies

ELA A30 or B30

Grade 12 diploma, including ELA A30 or B30; Foundations or Pre-Calculus Math 30 (Applicants with Workplace and Apprenticeship Math 30 will be required to write a math test)

Communications Engineering Technology

Computer competency (Windows)

Criminal record check; child abuse registry check; CPR Level C certification

Compulsory orientation; academic assessment; criminal record check; child abuse registry check; CPR Level C certification

Senior-level Physics; physical sciences and computer courses

Grade 12 diploma, including ELA A30 or B30; Foundations or Pre-Calculus Math 30 with a minimum mark of 65%

Civil Technician

Computer competency (Windows)

Competitive entry program; see assiniboine.net/culinary for details

Pre-Calculus Math to Grade 11 level; senior-level Chemistry and Physics

Grade 12 diploma, including any Math 30

Compulsory orientation; academic assessment; immunizations; CPR – Healthcare Provider certification; criminal record check; child and adult abuse registry check; initial nonviolent crisis intervention training

ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Carpentry and Woodworking 1

Aboriginal Financial Management, Accounting, Financial Services, General, Human Resources, Management and Marketing Specializations

Grade 12 diploma, including ELA A30 or B30; any Math 30

Computer competency (Windows); Foundations Math 30; one or more Science courses at the Grade 11 level, especially Biology and Chemistry

Grade 12 diploma, including ELA A30 or B30; any Math 30

Minimum 65% in English and Math; Foundations Math 30 recommended for Aboriginal financial management, accounting, and financial services specializations

Any Math 30 or college/university math courses

Two-year diploma or university degree

Accounting and Finance

Business Administration 1

NOT REQUIRED, BUT RECOMMENDED

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Please visit assiniboine.net/elp for more information.

English is the language of instruction at Assiniboine . All applicants educated outside of Canada, or a country not on the test-exempt list, are expected to meet the English language proficiency requirement.

Please visit assiniboine.net/registrar for more information.

PROGRAMS

All programs require a complete Grade 12 diploma (except Mature Student High School). Most programs also have specific subject requirements as listed below. All students with E, M or I courses will be referred to our assessment of special circumstance.

FOR STUDENTS FROM SASkATChEwAN 2018-19

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS


Minimum 60% in Math and ELA A30 or B30; Foundations Math 30 Foundations Math 30

Grade 12 diploma, including ELA A30 or B30; any Math 30; minimum age of 18 by program start date Grade 12 diploma, including any Math 30 with a minimum mark of 60%

Hotel and Restaurant Management Industrial Metals Fabrication

Foundations Math 30; computer courses

Grade 12 diploma, including any Math 30

Grade 12 diploma, including ELA A30 or B30 with a minimum mark of 70%

Grade 12 diploma, including ELA A30 or B30; any Math 30 Grade 12 diploma, including ELA A30 or B30 with minimum mark of 60%; Any Math 30 with minimum mark of 60%; one Science 30 (Biology, Chemistry or Physics) with minimum mark of 60%; Math for Nurses (Math-0014) with a minimum mark of 95% Grade 12 diploma, including ELA A30 or B30 with a minimum mark of 60%; overall Grade 12 average of 60% Two-year diploma or university degree

Piping Trades

Police Studies

Power Engineering

2

Office Skills

Social Service Worker Sustainable Food Systems

1. Also available at the Parkland campus in Dauphin, MB 2. Also available at Winnipeg Training Centre in Winnipeg, MB 3. Available at the Adult Collegiate in Brandon, MB

1/2

Mature Student High School Integrated Comprehensive Health Care Aide 3 Integrated Education Assistant 3

Mature Student High School

Compulsory orientation; academic assessment

Minimum 65% in ELA A30 or B30 and Math; computer courses

Grade 12 diploma, including ELA A30 or B30; any Math 30

Office Management

Must be 19 years of age or older at time of enrolment or reach the age of 19 prior to course completion; must have been out of high school six months or more

Criminal record check; child and adult abuse registry checks. Competitive entry program; see assiniboine.et/ssw for details

Minimum 65% in ELA A30 or B30 and Math; computer courses

Grade 12 diploma, including ELA A30 or B30; any Math 30

Network Administration Technology

Practical Nursing

Immunizations; CPR – Healthcare Provider certification; criminal record check; child and adult abuse registry checks

Computer competency (Windows); senior-level science and computer courses; Pre-Calculus Math 30 or Foundations Math 30 strongly recommended

Grade 12 diploma, including ELA A30 or B30; Workplace and Apprenticeship Math 30 with a minimum mark of 60%

Pre-Calculus Math to Grade 11 strongly recommended. For those intending to continue with further levels of power engineering training, Pre-Calculus Math 30 and Physics 30

Minimum 65% in ELA A30 or B30 and Math; computer courses

Grade 12 diploma, including ELA A30 or B30; any Math 30

Medical Administration

Compulsory orientation; pre-entry interview and academic assessment; hearing and vision tests; medical release; valid driver’s license abstract; Emergency First Aid; criminal record check; child and adult abuse registry checks

Minimum 65% in ELA A30 or B30 and Math; computer courses

Grade 12 diploma, including ELA A30 or B30; any Math 30

Legal Administration

Interactive and Media Specializations

Grade 12 diploma, including ELA A30 or B30 with a minimum mark of 65% or a minimum Accuplacer test score for combined reading, comprehension and sentence skills of 140

Computer competency (Windows)

Grade 12 diploma, including ELA A30 or B30; any Math 30

Horticultural Production

Interactive Media Arts

Computer competency (Windows)

Grade 12 diploma, including ELA A30 or B30; any Math 30

Heavy Duty Equipment Technician


Computer competency (Windows)

Grade 12 diploma, including any Math 4U or 4C

Agribusiness

Automotive Technician

Minimum 60% in English 4U or 4C

Computer competency (Windows); Grade 12 Biology and Chemistry

Grade 12 diploma, including any Math 4C or 4U Grade 12 diploma, including English 4U or 4C; any Math 4U or 4C Grade 12 diploma, including English 4C or 4U with a minimum grade average of 60%; overall Grade 12 average of 60% Grade 12 diploma Grade 12 diploma, including English 4U or 4C; Math MCT4C or any 4U Math (Applicants with Apprenticeship Math MAP will be required to write a math test)

Comprehensive Health Care Aide 1

Construction Electrician Culinary Arts Early Childhood Education 1 Education Assistant

Geographic Information Systems

Land and Water Management Specialization

Two-year diploma or university degree

MCT 4C or 4U

Grade 12 diploma

Communications Engineering Technology

Environmental Technologies

English 4C or 4U

Grade 12 diploma, including English 4U or 4C; Math MCT4C or any 4U math (Applicants with Apprenticeship Math MAP will be required to write a math test)

Computer competency (Windows)

Criminal record check; child abuse registry check; CPR Level C certification

Compulsory orientation; academic assessment; criminal record check; child abuse registry check; CPR Level C certification

Senior-level Physics; physical sciences and computer courses

Grade 12 diploma, including English 4U or 4C; Math MAP or MCT with a minimum mark of 65%

Civil Technician

Computer competency (Windows); minimum 60% in English 4C or 4U

Competitive entry program; see assiniboine.net/culinary for details

Senior-level Chemistry and Physics

Grade 12 diploma, including any Math 4U or 4C

Compulsory orientation; academic assessment; immunizations; CPR – Healthcare Provider certification; criminal record check; child and adult abuse registry check; initial nonviolent crisis intervention training

ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Carpentry and Woodworking 1

Aboriginal Financial Management, Accounting, Financial Services, General, Human Resources, Management and Marketing Specializations

Minimum 65% in English and Math; Foundations Math 30 recommended for Aboriginal financial management, accounting, and financial services specializations

Computer competency (Windows); Math MCT or MDM, MCV, MHF; one or more science courses at the Grade 11 level or higher, especially Biology and Chemistry

Grade 12 diploma, including English 4U or 4C; any Math 4U or 4C

Grade 12 diploma, including English 4U or 4C; any Math 4U or 4C

Any Math 4U or 4C; college/ university math courses

Two-year diploma or university degree

Accounting and Finance

Business Administration 1

NOT REQUIRED, BUT RECOMMENDED

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Please visit assiniboine.net/elp for more information.

Please visit assiniboine.net/specialadmissions for more information. English is the language of instruction at Assiniboine. All applicants educated outside of Canada, or a country not on the test-exempt list, are expected to meet the English language proficiency requirement.

PROGRAMS

Assessment of speciAl circumstAnce

All programs require a complete Grade 12 diploma (except Mature Student High School). Most programs also have specific subject requirements as listed below. All students with E, M or I courses will be referred to our assessment of special circumstance.

FOR STUDENTS FROM ONTARIO 2018-19

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS


MCT 4C

Grade 12 diploma, including English 4U or 4C; Math MCT4C or any 4U Math; minimum age of 18 by program start date Grade 12 diploma, including any Math 4C with a minimum mark of 60%

Hotel and Restaurant Management Industrial Metals Fabrication

Minimum 65% in English 4C or 4U and Math; computer courses

MCT 4C; computer courses

Grade 12 diploma, including English 4C or 4U; any Math 4C Grade 12 diploma, including any Math 4C

Grade 12 diploma, including English 4C or 4U with a minimum mark of 70%

Grade 12 diploma, including English 4C or 4U; any Math 4C

Office Skills Piping Trades

Police Studies

Power Engineering

Mature Student High School Integrated Comprehensive Health Care Aide 3 Integrated Education Assistant 3

1. Also available at the Parkland campus in Dauphin, MB 2. Also available at Winnipeg Training Centre in Winnipeg, MB 3. Available at the Adult Collegiate in Brandon, MB

1/2

Must be 19 years of age or older at time of enrolment or reach the age of 19 prior to course completion; must have been out of high school six months or more

Two-year diploma or university degree

Sustainable Food Systems Mature Student High School

Grade 12 diploma, including English 4C or 4U with a minimum mark of 60%; overall Grade 12 average of 60%

Social Service Worker

Practical Nursing

Minimum 65% in English 4C or 4U and Math; computer courses

Grade 12 diploma, including English 4C or 4U; any Math 4C

Office Management

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Senior-level science and computer science courses; MCT 4C or any 4U math is highly recommended

Grade 12 diploma, including English 4C or 4U; Apprenticeship Math MAP with a minimum mark of 60%

Network Administration Technology

Academic Math to Grade 11 level strongly recommended. For those intending to continue with further levels of Power Engineering training MCT 4C or 4U Math and Grade 12 Physics

Minimum 65% in English 4C or 4U and Math; computer courses

Grade 12 diploma, including English 4C or 4U; any Math 4C

Medical Administration

Grade 12 diploma, including English 4C or 4U with minimum mark of 60%; any Math 4C or 4U with minimum mark of 60%; one Science 4C or 4U (Biology, Chemistry or Physics) with minimum mark of 60%; Math for Nurses (Math-0014) with a minimum mark of 95%

Minimum 65% in English 4C or 4U and Math; computer courses

Grade 12 diploma, including English 4C or 4U; any Math 4C

Legal Administration

Interactive and Media Specializations

Interactive Media Arts

Minimum 60% in Math and English

Grade 12 diploma, including English 4U or 4C; Math MCT4C or any 4U Math

Horticultural Product ion

Grade 12 diploma, including English 4C or 4U with a minimum mark of 65% or a minimum Accuplacer test score for combined reading, comprehension and sentence skills of 140

Computer competency (Windows)

Grade 12 diploma, including any Math 4U or 4C

Heavy Duty Equipment Technician

Compulsory orientation; academic assessment

Criminal record check; child and adult abuse registry checks. Competitive entry program; see assiniboine.et/ssw for details

Immunizations; CPR – Healthcare Provider certification; criminal record check; child and adult abuse registry checks

Compulsory orientation; pre-entry interview and academic assessment; hearing and vision tests; medical release; valid driver’s license abstract; Emergency First Aid; criminal record check; child and adult abuse registry checks


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MONEY

MATTERS

Don’t let the cost of education hold you back. Everyone should consider applying for financial aid—chances are you’re eligible for some support. You can receive funding from more than one source, so do your research and ensure you apply to all possibilities. Need a little guidance? Visit assiniboine.net/finance or contact our associate registrar office at 204.725.8700 ext 6020.

ASSINIBOINE SCHOLARSHIPS, AWARDS & BURSARIES Approximately $300,000 is available to students each year. This includes entrance awards for first-year students, as well as bridging awards for second-year students. Deadlines to submit your applications will vary. For the most up-to-date listing of scholarships, awards and bursaries, as well as applicable deadlines and timelines, please visit assiniboine.net/awards.

GOVERNMENT STUDENT AID Student loans are available to students through provincial and federal student aid programs. Non-repayable grants and bursaries are also available. Student loans stay interest-free for a period of six months after you complete your schooling. If you are studying full-time, you can apply online. If you are studying part-time or by distance education, you must complete a paper application. If you have not lived in Manitoba for a minimum of 12 months prior to starting school, you must apply for financial aid through your home province. Visit manitobastudentaid.ca to learn more.

OTHER FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES If you are currently receiving employment insurance (EI), financial assistance may be available through Manitoba Education & Training (a branch of the provincial government). For more information call 866.332.5077. Indigenous students are encouraged to contact their local band authority, tribal council, or regional Métis Federation office to discuss sponsorship opportunities. Financial assistance may be available to students with a disability related to a chronic medical condition, physical or learning disability, and mental health issues through agencies such as marketAbilities, Society for Manitobans with Disabilities, or CNIB (Canadian National Institute for the Blind). Please contact these agencies directly to find out more. If you are not eligible for government financial assistance, you may be able to receive a student line of credit through most banks and credit unions. This type of loan does not have an interest-free period, and you must make interest payments on any money drawn on the account while still in school. You may also be able to use your RESPs or RRSPs to pay for schooling if you have met all of the criteria set forth in the federal government of Canada’s lifelong learning plan.


ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY (ELP) English is the language of instruction and communication at Assiniboine Community College. All applicants educated outside of Canada must demonstrate ability in English that will meet the demands of classroom instruction, discussions and written assignments. There are several ways to provide proof of English Language Proficiency (ELP), including completion of English as a Second Language classes (level 7-8, depending on the college program). Another option is to complete and provide an acceptable score on a recognized test of English language proficiency, including: IELTS: 6.5 academic, with no sub score lower than 6.0. CanTEST: 4.5 reading and listening, with 4.0 writing and speaking TOEFL: 79 iBT overall, with no skill score lower than 18 CAEL: 60 MELAB: 80 For more information on options for providing proof of English language proficiency, please visit assiniboine.net/elp. If you have questions, call 204.725.8723 and make an appointment to talk with a student success advisor.

ASSINIBOINE

INTERNATIONAL Did you know international students have come from over 60 countries to attend Assiniboine? We have many support services to ensure our international students have a great student experience while they are here. From our comprehensive orientation, to our expert student success advisors and our helpful, knowledgeable instructors, we work to support student success.

Many of our college programs are available to international students. We also offer an English for Academic Purposes program where we prepare you with English language training, academic preparation and cultural orientation if you do not meet ELP requirements. Assiniboine International is here to help more international students choose Brandon. Visit assiniboine.net/international for more information.

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Ag & Environment


AGRIBUSINESS TWO-YEAR DIPLOMA

Geographic Information Systems – ADVANCED DIPLOMA

SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEMS ONE-YEAR ADVANCED Diploma

EIGHT MONTH ADVANCED DIPLOMA Immerse yourself in one of Canada’s largest industries. This comprehensive program will help you develop a strong foundation in the business of agriculture. Develop your skills in agronomy, sales and marketing, communications, customer service, research, finance, office management, livestock and computer applications. Gain hands-on experience through field labs and network with potential employers. The paid work placement connects you with industry while providing you opportunity to put your skills into action.

If you already have a college diploma or university degree and enjoy spending time outdoors, take your education to the next level. Solve problems using the newest mapping technologies in a range of disciplines. Use geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing, and global positioning systems (GPS) to map variations in land, water, vegetation and nutrient conditions. Learn to analyze data, incorporate related information, and translate it into practical applications.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Employment opportunities are varied and plentiful. Find employment with grain companies, seed and crop input suppliers, banks and credit unions, livestock supply outlets, agricultural equipment dealers, government agencies, agronomists/ consultants and cooperatives.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES You will be highly qualified for positions in land planning and resource management organizations, conservation districts, government, agribusinesses and consulting practices.

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HORTICULTURAL PRODUCTION

ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGIES – LAND AND WATER MANAGEMENT TWO-YEAR DIPLOMA Your passion for the outdoors makes you a great candidate for a career in natural resources. This exciting program brings together natural resources, technology, and the environment in an agricultural context. Use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to understand the world around you. Learn about the environment and how to evaluate its health by becoming a positive role model in this era of agricultural and industrial expansion. The work placement connects you with industry while providing opportunity to put your skills into action. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Exciting and challenging careers can be found in conservation districts, agricultural organizations, and all levels of government and industries in rural areas or urban centres across the country. Opportunities include Survey Technician, Water Manager, Habitat Specialist, Conservation Technician and other rewarding employment in research, management, consulting and administration of sustainable land use practices. assiniboine.net/landandwater

Help research different greenhouse models and find out how to improve food security in cold climates. Learn leading-edge approaches to food production through greenhouse operations, fruit, vegetable and agronomic crop production, plant breeding, pest-management, plant propagation and nutrient management. Work closely with our faculty on current projects aimed at addressing food related issues in our country. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Access exciting employment opportunities in food security or innovation in food production at the local, national or international level. Potential employers include the private sector, government and First Nations’ organizations. assiniboine.net/sfs

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ONE-YEAR CERTIFICATE Learn the totality of food production, while studying in our sustainable greenhouse at the North Hill campus. Focus your interests on three key sectors: fruits and vegetables, greenhouse production and nursery. Participate in pioneering research projects and help find ways to improve greenhouse management and food production. Learn in a variety of environments: the classroom, field plots and greenhouse. Develop skills in production, problem-solving, sales and marketing while growing fruits and vegetables for culinary events on campus. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Find meaningful employment in this rapidly growing food industry. Possible rewarding careers as a fruit grower, vegetable grower, nursery assistant, integrated pest management (IPM) technician, plant propagator, garden centre worker, marketing and sales assistant, and research assistant can be found in both rural and urban settings all across Canada. assiniboine.net/hortprod

Meet Wayne

Agribusiness, class of ‘03 Account Representative, Cargill Hometown: Hamiota, MB

Visit assiniboine.net/blogs for the full interview assiniboine.net/programs

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ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE EIGHT-MONTH ADVANCED DIPLOMA Continue to take on new challenges by entering the financial services industry. With your previous college diploma or university degree, enter this program and get further training in financial accounting, management, tax preparation and more. You have the ability to customize this program, which is recognized by the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA), in order to prepare for the CPA Professional Education program. Courses are also offered in conjunction with the Canadian Securities Institute (CSI). CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Find employment opportunities in both financial services and the accounting industry, including public accounting firms, banks, trust companies, school divisions, tribal councils, and healthcare facilities as personal banking officers, lending officers, investment analysts, stockbrokers or customer service representatives. assiniboine.net/accounting

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION TWO-YEAR DIPLOMA Today’s business industry requires many personalities and skill sets to function. After completing all common courses in your first year, your second year will give you the opportunity to specialize in Aboriginal financial management, accounting, financial services, general, human resources, management or marketing. Build your own business plan and develop your skills in negotiations, investments, selling, marketing and management. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Depending on your specialization, employment opportunities are endless. Opportunities also exist to continue your education at university and apply your education towards a degree in Business Administration by entering Assiniboine’s 2+2 program.

Business

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LEGAL ADMINISTRATION

OFFICE MANAGEMENT

TWO-YEAR DIPLOMA

TWO-YEAR DIPLOMA

Prepare for a stimulating career in law, justice or real estate with this two-year diploma. Understand Canadian legal processes in public and private law, gain higher administrative training, and acquire experience transcribing for police departments and court rooms. Learn how to chair meetings, become proficient in PClaw software and craft a professional portfolio. Explore an abundance of career opportunities through site visits and a final work placement.

Take charge of your future, and prepare for an exciting and challenging career as an office professional. Excel at all matters related to software, bookkeeping, human resources and communications. Achieve a well-rounded skill set that makes you adaptable to change and ready to conquer everyday challenges in the workplace. Develop your leadership skills to keep your team focused and productive, and receive advanced training in office procedures.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Graduates find employment in a variety of careers in professional services, legal offices, municipal offices, land titles, judicial systems and mortgage companies.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Graduates find employment in such positions as business manager, office manager or executive assistant. assiniboine.net/office

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MEDICAL ADMINISTRATION TWO-YEAR DIPLOMA Enter into the diverse and expansive healthcare industry and become an indispensable member of any team. Combine your administrative training with an understanding of the Canadian healthcare system and the technical knowledge that is fundamental to all medical workplaces. Become comfortable with medical office procedures and develop a solid understanding of transcription, pharmacology and diagnostic imagery. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Graduates find employment in a wide variety of healthcare settings including hospitals, private practice, medical clinics, veterinary clinics and laboratories.

OFFICE SKILLS ONE-YEAR CERTIFICATE Office environments in today’s world are part of highly automated, complex organizations that require administrative personnel who are skilled professionals that can meet all of the demands of their positions. This program prepares you for the constant change in business by emphasizing relevant courses in accounting, mathematics and communications. Graduate with the confidence and skills needed to be versatile and responsive. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Graduates find employment as front-line workers in any organization, including administrative assistants, customer service representatives or word processing specialists. assiniboine.net/officeskills

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Meet Kristie

Business Administration-Financial Services, class of ‘11 Partner & Financial Advisor, Branstone Financial Strategies Hometown: Justice, MB Visit assiniboine.net/blogs for the full interview assiniboine.net/programs

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Food & Hospitality


CULINARY ARTS

HOTEL AND RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT

TWO-YEAR DIPLOMA

TWO-YEAR DIPLOMA Learn food preparation techniques, nutritional content, and perfect the art of presentation skills in this fast-paced program. Receive valuable experience in planning, preparing and serving food in a full-service, upscale restaurant. Develop teamwork skills by working in our commercial-style kitchen and gain practical experience in the well-known Grey Owl Restaurant and at other popular events hosted by students. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Find employment as a chef in hotels, restaurants, resorts, institutional kitchens and catering companies. There are many opportunities for advancement, as the food service industry tends to promote from within. assiniboine.net/culinary

Prepare for a career in the ever-changing, fast-paced hospitality industry. Learn to manage the only five-star restaurant in Brandon, while working alongside Culinary Arts students to host public events on campus. You have the opportunity to visit world-class vineyards to study viniculture, meet celebrity chefs, and network with top industry professionals. Study fine wines, beers and liquors of the world by researching, sampling and serving them. Participate in paid work placements in exciting locales, such as the Niagara wine region or Banff. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Find employment all over the world. Career opportunities include food and beverage services, convention services, front office administration, housekeeping, reservation clerk, restaurant, banquet and catering management, human resources, new venture development and event coordinating. assiniboine.net/hotelandrestaurant

MICA Events Some of the tastiest ‘learn by doing’ experiences at Assiniboine come from the annual student-run events at MICA. These provide practical, hands-on opportunities for Culinary Arts and Hotel & Restaurant Management students to test their skills and gain confidence in their field of study alongside skilled faculty members. In the fall, a harmony of beer and food come together at Harvest on the Hill. November’s Holiday Buffet is a feast for the eyes and stomach with a gorgeous multi-course buffet for guests. In the New Year, the four-week Grey Owl restaurant—arguably the most anticipated event of the year—is a symphony of sights, smells and flavours. The school year wraps up with the International Wine & Food Festival, where students research and prepare close to 50 fabulous wine and food pairings from around the world for an evening of culinary delight.

Meet Arin

Culinary Arts, class of ‘12 First Cook, Fairmont Palliser Hotel Hometown: Killarney, MB

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COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH CARE AIDE SIX-MONTH CERTIFICATE Hands-on learning opportunities in lab settings and practicum placements prepare you for this physically and mentally demanding, —yet highly rewarding—career. Acquire industry best practices that employers in the healthcare field are looking for. Develop a broad range of skills that offers you the opportunity to return to your home community to start a career, if you so choose. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Employment opportunities exist in acute and extended-care facilities, personal care homes, private care facilities, mental health and community health settings, home care and private industry. Opportunities also available to ladder into a career in nursing with further education. assiniboine.net/chca

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION TWO-YEAR DIPLOMA Refine your critical thinking, develop research and writing skills, and learn the theory and history of early childhood education in this play-based program. Enhanced learning experiences include collaborating with community partners on projects, industry field trips and guest speakers and four practicum placements. Learn from knowledgeable instructors who model industry best practices.

Health & Human Services

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Employment opportunities available in early learning centres, elementary and nursery school divisions, nursery schools, privately run in-home child care centres, and other child and family service facilities. assiniboine.net/ece


EDUCATION ASSISTANT

PRACTICAL NURSING

SOCIAL SERVICE WORKER

FOUR-MONTH CERTIFICATE

TWO-YEAR DIPLOMA

TWO-YEAR DIPLOMA

Your critical thinking, ability to problem solve, and good communication skills prepare you to be a part of an educational team that assists children of all ages from diverse backgrounds. Develop confidence and skills to work in classrooms, special education or life skills programs. The practicum component presents networking opportunities with potential employers, while also providing you with valuable work experience prior to graduation.

Your strong background in math and science, and your ability to problem solve and think critically, prepare you for a career in this high demand industry. Being a part of a healthcare team that works with clients and their families in a various settings, you must be flexible and willing to do shift work. Hands-on practical skills are taught in modern lab settings and also applied in acute and extended–care health facilities, personal care homes, community agencies and private homes during your clinical placements. Learn from knowledgeable instructors who currently work in industry.

Your analytical thinking, ability to work as part of a team, and good written and verbal communication skills prepare you for employment as a front-line service provider in a variety of social service settings. Gain practical skills and knowledge in counselling and interviewing, professional communication, and proposal writing while also learning more about Indigenous cultural through hands-on activities and field trips. Receive additional training certificates in non-violent crisis intervention, applied suicide skills intervention training, mental health first aid, and LGBTTQ awareness.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Eligible to write the licensure exam and gain membership with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba (CLPNM) upon completion of this program. Find employment in hospitals, personal care homes, medical clinics, private agencies and community health programs. There are also postgraduate educational opportunities for nurses in dialysis, operating rooms, oncology, palliative care, foot care clinics, management, and intensive care units.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Opportunities for employment as a paraprofessional available in probations, child and family service agencies, addictions, mental health, schools, community group homes, food banks, and resource centres.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Find employment as classroom assistants in elementary, middle years and high schools, as direct aides for students with special needs, as social service agency youth workers, and private aides for children requiring additional assistance. Opportunities available to ladder into career as an early childhood educator with further education. assiniboine.net/ea

POLICE STUDIES EIGHT-MONTH CERTIFICATE

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Jump start your career in law enforcement with this intensive eight-month program. Learn all aspects of policing, including the criminal code of Canada, conflict management, interviewing, and investigating. To be successful, you must be able to balance academic studies, physical training and participate in team activities. Gain knowledge from instructors who continue to work in industry. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Find employment opportunities with municipal, regional, provincial or Indigenous police services in Manitoba or other services across Canada. Employment can also be found in Canada Border Services Agency, sheriff’s office, correctional facilities or security companies. assiniboine.net/policestudies

Meet Giliane

Comprehensive Health Care Aide, class Of ‘15 Health Care Aide, Brandon Regional Health Centre Hometown: Grand Rapids, MB Visit assiniboine.net/blogs for the full interview assiniboine.net/programs

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CIVIL TECHNICIAN ONE-YEAR CERTIFICATE Develop your problem-solving skills through drafting, surveying and computer-aided design; build a solid foundation of basic civil engineering skills using Computer Assisted Drafting (CAD). Learn to design different areas of infrastructure including roads, sidewalks, water sheds and drainage systems. Acquire skills in third angle project standards, 3D modelling and how to produce architectural drawings for a residential project. Upon graduation, go directly into the workforce or transfer to civil engineering programs across Manitoba. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Find employment with consulting, engineering and architectural firms, manufacturers, construction and development companies, inspection testing agencies, material suppliers and departments within government. assiniboine.net/civiltech

COMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY TWO-YEAR DIPLOMA Take your interest in technology to the next level. Design, manufacture and install the most up-to-date communications systems that keep us linked together. Become a technologist who is responsible for equipment and systems that impact all aspects of communication. Be a part of this ever-changing industry and work with cutting-edge technology while receiving top-level wages.

Technology

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Find employment in areas such as computer-aided design, remote control technology, wireless and fiber optics, imbedded programming, electronic design and repair, computer programming, network design, communication systems installation and project management. assiniboine.net/cet


INTERACTIVE MEDIA ARTS (INTERACTIVE SPECIALIZATION)

NETWORK ADMINISTRATION TECHNOLOGY

TWO-YEAR DIPLOMA

TWO-YEAR DIPLOMA

Explore new and innovative ways to create meaningful messages, images and designs that broaden minds. Learn how to merge technologies as you create compelling stories for varying media outlets. Develop your skills in writing, design, image editing and coding for applications in the areas of web, mobile, animation and basic game development.

Study in cutting-edge electronic and computer lab facilities. Learn to analyze, troubleshoot, repair, install and provide technical support for computer systems and networks. Acquire the skills to be able to manage network routers, install and upgrade hardware and software, and develop internet applications. You have the option to write industry standard certifications such as A+, Linux+, Network+, MCTS, MCITP, CCNA and CCENT.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Find an exciting and challenging career in areas such as web design, animation, rich media advertising and content production. Possible employers include design firms, advertising agencies, media production houses and large companies with their own web teams.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Find employment in areas of installing, troubleshooting and supporting data, wireless and voice networks, installing and upgrading computer hardware, installing and supporting computer software, and internet development, (including web server support).

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INTERACTIVE MEDIA ARTS (MEDIA SPECIALIZATION) TWO-YEAR DIPLOMA Create powerful messages through audio or visual productions and develop your passion for television or radio environments. Be a part of creating a live news broadcast, run Assiniboine’s own CJ-106.5 FM radio station, and learn how to tell compelling stories within any audiovisual production role. Acquire skills in writing, announcing, shooting, recording, editing and producing items for broadcast, cable and audio/visual departments. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Find a career in areas such as the technical fields of audio, video and multimedia productions, as well as media communications. Possible employers include audio, video and multimedia production houses, corporate and educational video production houses, recording studios, music and public address audio services, and television or radio stations. assiniboine.net/media

Meet Cally

Interactive Media Arts (Media, Communications), class of ‘15 Anchor and Video Journalist, CTV Regina Hometown: Roblin, MB

Visit assiniboine.net/blogs for the full interview

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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN NINE-MONTH CERTIFICATE Take your ability to problem solve and turn it into a career in the automotive service industry. Develop basics shop skills as you learn about electrical systems, engines and power trains. Repair and service cars and light-duty trucks. Gain industry-based knowledge in a hands-on environment where you will work on live equipment while building your confidence in customer service. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES You will find employment opportunities at dealerships and repair shops, and in sales and automotive component parts. assiniboine.net/automotive

CARPENTRY AND WOODWORKING NINE-MONTH CERTIFICATE Learn all the basics of building a single dwelling house. Acquire skills in stair building, cabinet making and finishing, and concrete pouring, while completing training in safety and scaffolding. Make industry connections and become career-ready with the practicum at the end of this program. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Find employment opportunities in residential and commercial construction, cabinet making, facilities, and other building fields. assiniboine.net/carpentry

CONSTRUCTION ELECTRICIAN NINE-MONTH CERTIFICATE

Trades

Gain the confidence you need in order to become a first level apprentice. Find exceptional learning experiences in our modern electrical shop and acquire advanced skills in wiring and blueprint reading. Gain real industry experience and be career-ready after completing the practicum at the end of this program. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Employment opportunities exist with electrical contractors, construction companies, maintenance departments of industrial companies, public utilities and wholesale supply houses. You may also choose to start your own business. assiniboine.net/ce


HEAVY DUTY EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN

PIPING TRADES

TWO-YEAR DIPLOMA

NINE-MONTH CERTIFICATE

Develop your skills in servicing, diagnosing and repairing of agricultural, heavy duty and transport equipment. Hands-on experiences include class time in a modern shop where you will work on live equipment. Your work co-op placement between the first and second year of this program will prepare you for industry and provide network opportunities with potential employers.

Acquire knowledge in more than just plumbing with this well rounded pre-employment program. Develop your skills in blueprint reading, plumbing systems, heating, refrigeration, sheet metal and water treatment. Learn in a modern shop with up-to-date equipment. Your three-week practicum allows you the opportunity to gain industry experience before you graduate.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Find employment as a technician or service writer in construction, heavy duty or agricultural companies. You can also pursue career opportunities in component parts.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Employment opportunities exist in residential and commercial plumbing, steam fitting, water treatment plants, heating, gas fitting, refrigeration or welding.

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INDUSTRIAL METALS FABRICATION

POWER ENGINEERING

11-MONTH CERTIFICATE

EIGHT-MONTH CERTIFICATE

Apply your attention to detail and excellent visualization skills in today’s machining and welding trades . This pre-employment program offers you the opportunity to explore two trades. The machining specialization prepares you to work on band saws, lathes, milling machines and drill presses while exploring up and coming technology with industry specific software and 3D printers. The welding and fabrication specialization introduces you to oxyacetylene welding, shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, and plasma cutting. Gain additional training on hoisting, lifting, rigging and handling materials with cranes.

Certification in 4th class power engineering provides opportunities for advancement in industry. Spend time in the classroom as well as in industry gaining steam time and work experience. Exceptional learning experiences include rebuilding and tearing down pumps, pipe threading, and an introduction to welding and electrical components.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Enter either the machining or welding trades. Employment opportunities in machining can be found in machine shops, rail companies, and manufacturing. Welding opportunities can be found in heavy machinery manufacturers, metal fabrication shops, transport, and other welding companies.

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Find employment in water treatment plants, hospitals, government agencies, school divisions, production plants and building complexes.

Meet Darren

Construction Electrician Pre-Employment, class of ‘11 Co-owner, Nickel Electric Ltd. Hometown: Erickson, MB Visit assiniboine.net/blogs for the full interview

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Apprenticeship

Train for your career as a certified journeyperson. Manitoba has more than 55 designated apprenticeship trades and Assiniboine is proud to partner with Apprenticeship Manitoba to offer many of them. You’ll learn through a combination of on-the-job practical training and in-school technical training. Training for a certified journeyperson varies from two to five levels, depending on the trade. For each level, you spend about 80% of your time learning from your employer; the other 20% is short-term technical training. Choosing a trade program will take you on a career path that promises to be both rewarding and challenging. Roll up your sleeves and let’s get to work.

»» Agricultural Equipment Technician

»» Gasfitter “B”

»» Machinist

»» Automotive Service Technician

»» Industrial Electrician

»» Plumber

»» Carpenter

»» Heavy Duty Equipment Technician

»» Pork Production Technician

»» Construction Electrician

»» Power Electrician

»» Welder

Distance Education Why study by distance? Because no matter where you are in the world, you can study at Assiniboine. You can continue to work full or part-time, parent, and participate in community activities—all while working towards a college certificate or diploma. Certificates

Diplomas

»» Comprehensive Health Care Aide

»» Business Administration

»» Comprehensive Health Care Aide Challenge

»» Early Childhood Education

Our dedicated instructors are available by phone, email and online to answer questions and provide feedback.

»» Education Assistant

Advanced diplomas

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»» Nursing Foot Care

Our virtual learning environments are open 24-7 and 365 days a year, meaning you decide when and where you want to study. We deliver a learning package and support materials right to your home. This may include a print-based or online course guide, manual, text, audio tapes, video tapes and any other resources you’ll need for your course.

»» General Business »» Practical Nursing Refresher »» Prairie Horticulture

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»» Accounting and Finance »» Early Childhood Program Management »» Geographic Information Systems


Open House

February 22, 2018 College isn’t all business and higher education; it’s also about having fun, networking and making life-long memories. Come by and see what we’re all about!

Our annual Open House is a great opportunity to tour our campuses in Brandon and Dauphin. No registration is required for this come-and-go event. Bring family members or a buddy with you. You’ll meet instructors, staff and students as you explore programs to find the perfect fit. You’ll even get the chance to try hands-on activities inside our shops, labs, kitchens and classrooms. Want to know more? We’ll have detailed information on topics like student finances and learning supports. Of course, you don’t need to wait for Open House to stop by. Arrange for a campus tour any time by calling 204.725.8750 or emailing recruit@assiniboine.net. Visit assiniboine.net/openhouse for Open House details.

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Spend a Day with us One Day Can Change Your Life

Test drive a career in Interactive Media Arts, Culinary Arts, Carpentry and Woodworking, Environmental Technologies or any one of our 40+ certificate and diploma programs. Our Spend a Day program runs from November to March for most programs, each academic year. When you spend a day at Assiniboine, we partner you with a current student in the program of your choice and you will have the opportunity to: »» Participate in classroom activities »» Experience college life »» Explore all of our helpful services for students »» Meet current college students and instructors »» Enjoy free lunch (on us!) for you and your student host Not ready to spend a day? Contact our recruitment team at recruit@assiniboine.net or 204.725.8750 or 800.862.6307 ext 8750 to schedule a campus tour or appointment with a recruitment specialist and start exploring our programs and your career options.

Register today at assiniboine.net/spendaday or call 204.725.8750 or 800.862.6307 ext 8750.

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Available at assiniboine: Accounting and Finance

Education Assistant

Piping Trades

Agribusiness

Environmental Technologies – Land and Water Management Specialization

Police Studies

Agricultural Equipment Technician

Power Engineering Geographic Information Systems

Applied Counselling Skills

Practical Nursing Heavy Duty Equipment Technician

Automotive Technician

Prairie Horticulture* Horticultural Production

Business Administration

Social Service Worker Hotel and Restaurant Management

Carpentry and Woodworking

Sustainable Food Systems Industrial Metals Fabrication

Civil Technician

Truck and Transport Mechanic* Interactive Media Arts

Communications Engineering Technology

Welder* Legal Administration

Comprehensive Health Care Aide Medical Administration

Adult Learning – Mature Student High School (MSHS)*

Construction Electrician Network Administration Technology Culinary Arts

Adult Learning – MSHS – Integrated Education Assistant*

Office Management Early Childhood Education Office Skills Early Childhood Program Management*

* Not found in the viewbook. Please visit assiniboine.net for more information.

Adult Learning – MSHS – Integrated Comprehensive Health Care Aide*


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