Oxford county CAMPUS Woodstock and Tillsonburg Centre Fanshawe College, Oxford County offers a range of college services at its two campuses: the Woodstock Campus and the Tillsonburg Centre. Services include certificate and diploma programs, academic upgrading, apprenticeship opportunities, continuing education and customized corporate training for business and industry. Also offered are career and employment preparation and counseling services. The Woodstock Campus is situated on 50 acres of beautifully landscaped property, conveniently located at the forks of Highways 401 and 403. The campus is part of the Woodstock District Community Complex which also houses the Goff Community Hall, a gymnastics centre, two arenas, a figure skating club, day care and food services. Adjacent to the College is the site of the new Woodstock General Hospital. The Tillsonburg Centre is located at the Livingston Centre, a multi-use facility that offers “one-stop shopping” for employment, career and life-skills services. This thriving and progressive community of 16,000 is located 15 minutes south of Highway 401 on Highway 19. Close to the recreational area of Ontario’s South Coast, Tillsonburg is home to a number of national and international companies and offers a delightful mix of downtown heritage buildings and storefronts as well as a modern mall, big box centre and a large community centre complex/water park.
Post Secondary Programs Business Foundations – a one-year Ontario College Certificate program (offered in Woodstock) designed to build fundamental business skills. With small classes, this program is ideal for students who need to strengthen math or other foundational skills before entering a two-year business diploma program, mature students who are preparing to re-enter the workforce, and international students who would benefit from a customized curriculum. Students will take courses in customer service and business communication, while improving computer and math skills. As the second semester of Business Foundations is identical to the common first semester shared by all two-year diploma programs in the Lawrence Kinlin School of Business, graduates may choose to transfer directly into Level Two of any diploma program or enter the workforce in the retail or service sectors.
Child and Youth Worker – is a three-year Ontario College Advanced Diploma program (offered in London and Woodstock). Not all youth make it through childhood and adolescence with success. As a child and youth worker, you can make a difference by providing care and treatment for troubled children, adolescents and their families. Courses include: child growth and development, child welfare legislation, case management, family issues, as well as art and play therapy. Graduates work in group homes, correctional services, residential treatment centres, children’s aid societies, boards of education, and hospitals. This program is offered full-time, with some part-time seats available, as well as support for part-time studies in Continuing Education.
Computer Applications and Business Documentation (Accelerated) – this one-year Ontario College Certificate multiple-intake program (offered in Woodstock) is designed to provide students with the necessary skills to become a certified Microsoft Office User Specialist. Also included are components pertaining to hardware, operating systems, networks, emerging technologies, digital media and more. In the Business Documentation course, students will have the opportunity to choose between three streams: General Office, Medical or Logistics. Graduates will be able to start a career as an accounting clerk, customer service representative, administrative assistant, as an assistant in an IT department – the possibilities are endless.
Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician – a two-year Ontario College Diploma program (offered in Woodstock). Students develop skills in welding, sheet metal, electrical, plumbing, refrigeration and air conditioning trades. Skills will be developed to prepare for a career designing, testing, manufacturing, installing and servicing mechanical heating and cooling equipment. This program is recommended for those interested in an apprenticeship with a mechanical contractor or a position in the sales and service sector providing technical support. Graduates are eligible to write the Gas Technician III and Gas Technician II certification exams.
Personal Support Worker – this one-year Ontario College Certificate program is completed in 30-weeks and is offered in London, Simcoe, St. Thomas and Tillsonburg. As a personal support worker, you will observe and respond to the needs of clients in long-term care facilities, retirement homes, in home-care and hospital settings. You will assist people with the tasks of daily living, help make them comfortable and keep them safe. This program is also available on a part-time basis in London and may be in other locations, depending on demand.
Police Foundations (Accelerated) – an accelerated Ontario College Diploma program (offered in Woodstock). If you’re interested in public law enforcement or in a career as a police officer, this program offers excellent pre-employment training. You’ll study the theory of human relations, combined with law enforcement, police powers, community policing and investigation. The program will prepare you to compete within the Ontario Constable Selection System for employment in public law enforcement and related careers.
Practical Nursing – a two-year Ontario College Diploma program leading to a career as a Practical Nurse. The humanistic, caring curriculum provides you with the knowledge and theoretical foundations needed to provide care to clients of all ages. Nursing skills will be learned and practiced in our simulated nursing laboratory, then followed by a wide variety of supervised clinical placements. Graduates will work as independent health care providers in various settings from community, hospitals, and long-term care facilities to physician’s offices, schools and mental health programs. Offered in London and Woodstock.
Hair Stylist –a 48-week Ontario College Diploma program (offered in Woodstock). Learn all the skills you need to become a professional hair stylist in less than one year. You will complete all of the classroom hours necessary to obtain your trade certificate. Graduates are ready to work in a hair salon or spa or, once your apprenticeship practical hours are complete, even start your own business! This program has a September and January intake.
Welding Techniques – a one-year Ontario College Certificate program. Two semesters on campus and a mandatory work placement provides the theoretical and practical training to perform most basic welding techniques. Students will be exposed to topics including health and safety, blueprint reading and sketching, applied math, communication, shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, introduction to computers, and all position pipe welding. At the completion of the program, students will be eligible to test for welding tickets based on their level of expertise. Career opportunities include: Welder, Welder Fitter Trainee, Apprentice Welder, Apprentice Boilermaker, Apprentice Construction Millwright, Apprentice Industrial Mechanic/Millwright, Apprentice Ironworker, Apprentice Pipefitter.
Apprenticeship Programs Apprenticeship programs require an employer/sponsor. The employer must register the apprentice with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities at 217 York St., Suite 201, London, Ontario, N6A 5P9, 519-675-7788. A typical apprentice might require 600 to 700 hours of classroom time (an eight or ten week block of time each year for three years). This format is called ‘block release’.
Residential Air Conditioning Systems Mechanic (block release and part-time evenings) - this program is well-suited for students who enjoy a hands-on approach to learning about the air conditioning industry. Residential and air conditioning system mechanics plan, prepare, and lay out the system, as well as install, start, and verify its operation and function. You will work on installation and connection of pipe for the purpose of conveying all types of cooling refrigerant. As well, you will maintain, service, test, repair, and replace system components and accessories, including the electrical and electronic components.
(Woodstock Campus - part-time evenings) – the Hairstylist program is designed to give the students the skills necessary to become professional hair stylists. Graduates of the program will have completed all of the classroom hours necessary for their trade certificate. Graduates can expect to gain employment in hair salons, spas and/or start their own business on completion of their apprenticeship practical hours.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS *The minimum requirements for admission to all post-secondary programs is an Ontario Secondary School Diploma with courses from the College (C), University (U), University/College (U/C) or Open (O) stream or equivalent or mature student with the stated academic requirements. Graduate programs require a College Diploma or University Degree or equivalent. For more information, please visit www.fanshawec.ca.
One-year Programs (Certificate) Business Foundations
• Minimum requirements as stated above*
Computer Applications and Business Documentation (Accelerated) Hair Stylist
• Minimum requirements as stated above*
Personal Support Worker
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• Minimum requirements as stated above* • Possession of a Standard First Aid course certificate (either St. John Ambulance or Canadian Red Cross or equivalent) and a Basic Rescuer course certificate – Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers (C) in accordance with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada Canadian Guidelines for CPR. VALID FOR THE DURATION OF THE PROGRAM. • Evidence of Good Health • Police Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening • Students must be able to lift a bulk mass of 18kg (40lbs) and have the ability to dismantle and assemble large pieces of equipment. The student must be capable of working with small and delicate instruments and is required to have a high degree of fine and gross motor control.
Two-year Programs (Diploma) Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician • Any Grade 12 Math (C) or (U) Police Foundations (Accelerated)
• Any Grade 12 English (C) or (U)
• Any Grade 12 English (C) or (U) • Mathematics ONE OF: • Grade 11 Functions and Applications (U/C) • Grade 11 Functions (U) • Grade 12 Mathematics (C) or (U) • Grade 11/12 Biology or Chemistry (C) or (U) (Minimum final grade required for each course is 65)
• Possession of a Standard First Aid course certificate (either St. John Ambulance or Canadian Red Cross or equivalent) and a Basic Rescuer course certificate (Level “C” C.P.R.) VALID FOR THE DURATION OF THE PROGRAM. • Evidence of Good Health • Police Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening • Possession of a Standard First Aid course certificate (either St. John Ambulance or Canadian Red Cross or equivalent) and a Basic Rescuer course certificate – Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers (C) in accordance with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada Canadian Guidelines for CPR. VALID FOR THE DURATION OF THE PROGRAM. • Evidence of Good Health • Police Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening
Three-year Program (Advanced Diploma) Child and Youth Worker
• Any Grade 12 English (C) or (U)
• Possession of a Standard First Aid course certificate (either St. John Ambulance or Canadian Red Cross or equivalent) and a Basic Rescuer course certificate (Level “C” C.P.R.) VALID FOR THE DURATION OF THE PROGRAM. • Evidence of Good Health • Police Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening
Continuing Education Fanshawe College, Oxford County offers part-time certificate programs and credits toward professional designations. There are a wide range of courses that can be completed through classroom learning and/or online.
Accounting/Bookkeeping Certificate – this Ontario College Certificate program is designed to prepare students for positions in service or manufacturing organizations. Learn to maintain general and sub-ledgers, prepare, analyze and interpret financial statements, and use financial and management accounting information and software for decision making.
Computerized Office Essentials – this Ontario College Certificate program is designed to teach you the most current computer applications found in most offices today (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Simply Accounting and Desktop Publishing). Graduates are prepared for positions as receptionists, clerks, secretaries and support staff personnel. This program is offered during the day or evening.
Food Service Worker – this Ontario College Certificate program is designed to provide graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to perform effectively in institutional food preparation settings in commercial or long term care facilities. Emphasis is given during the academic portion of the program to food preparation, service, nutrition and sanitary practices in the workplace. This program meets the requirements set by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.
Fundamentals of Addictions – this Ontario College Certificate program provides a specific focus on the knowledge, skills and techniques that are fundamental in the addictions field. It is intended for those individuals wishing to further advance knowledge of current developments in the field. Delivery is well suited to individuals currently employed or entering employment in an addictions related work environment.
Gas Technician - II and III – are offered in a fast-track mode at the Woodstock Campus. The course of study meets the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) requirements for certification. Once you have completed all the courses in the program you can apply to TSSA for certification.
Health Care Office Assistant – this Ontario College Certificate program is designed to provide graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to function as a clerk/assistant/receptionist in a variety of healthcare facilities including hospital units, doctor’s offices and clinics. This program is offered during the day or evening.
Human Resources Management – this Ontario College Certificate program prepares graduates for a variety of careers managing people and organizations. The program satisfies the core components of Human Resources Management, including; labour relations, economics, organizational behaviour, compensation and benefits, occupational health and general management. Courses are recognized as credit toward the Certified Human Resources Professional designation offered by the Human Resource Professional Association of Ontario.
Manufacturing Leadership – the Manufacturing Leadership Certificate program (MLCP) has been developed through a training partnership of Ontario Community Colleges and the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME). Global competition, the development of advanced technologies and other economic challenges are rapidly changing the way Canadian business and industry operates.
Academic Upgrading and Customized Corporate Training ACADEMIC UPGRADING
Academic AND Career Entrance (ACE) Program
Boosting Employee Productivity is Easier than You Think
– is accepted as equivalent to a Grade 12 Diploma by Colleges and Apprenticeship for the purposes of admission. This program is available during the day and evening, and is a tuition-free program. The student must demonstrate mastery in the communication and core math courses in addition to some course electives. Students not requiring this credential may choose to take only those courses required for admission to their chosen post secondary program. We also offer all of the ACE credits online.
Customized Employee Training Delivered Right in Your Office. Quality training improves the skills and job satisfaction levels of your workforce, for productivity improvements you can measure on the bottom line. If you’re looking for an easy and affordable way to deliver quality training to your employees, you’ve found it. Oxford County Campus provides:
General Education Development (GED) Preparation
Consultative analysis of your training requirements
A comprehensive training plan
– for an adult learner, quite often the hardest aspect of returning to school is taking the first step. At Fanshawe College we recognize and celebrate the initiative that takes. Our program offers free individualized training that prepares people for the GED test, college or employment. We welcome the opportunity to assist you in working towards your goals. This is a continuous intake program, therefore you may start anytime, all year round. Classes are available both day and evening for your convenience.
Training delivered on campus or at your location, reducing travel time and expenses
Flexible timing to meet your needs
Trust your corporate training to the experts in workforce development. You’ll save time, improve employee productivity and enjoy a measurable return on your training investment.
Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) Program – offers English and mathematics upgrading, basic computer skills, teamwork, communications and other skills needed for further education and in the workplace. LBS helps people acquire the essential skills to find, keep and enhance employment opportunities through instruction in job search, resume writing, interview techniques and employer expectations. The LBS program is free to qualified adults aged 19 and older. This program is available during the day and evening. Once a learner has completed LBS, very often they either move on to ACE or GED preparation in order to earn a high school equivalency certificate.
Employment Services 40 Metcalfe Street, Woodstock ON N4S 3E7 • 519-539-5983 90 Tillson Avenue, Tillsonburg ON N4G 3A1 • 519-842-9000 x 311 Are you out of work? Do you need help with your job search? Our Employment Services department provides a number of free services including: • An intensive three week job search program • Labour Market Information • Interview Skills • Workshops for experienced workers • Career Assessment (Tillsonburg location) • Employment related publications and workshops
• Job Development service to assist experienced workers (+45) • Customized resumes and cover letters • Internet • Coaching • Job postings • Photocopier and fax machine
Workplace Essential Skills Training Centre 40 Metcalfe Street, Woodstock ON N4S 3E7 • 519.539.5983 Are you looking to enter the labour market? Advance in the workplace? Increase your earning potential? The Workplace Essential Skills Training Centre provides many services to both the employees and employers.
We will: • Assist workers, using the Test of Workplace Essential Skills (TOWES), to evaluate their current skills with the skills needed • Help workers choose the appropriate training and education to improve their skills • Support workers in using our extensive on-line and printed resources to strengthen their essential skills • Provide TOWES testing, so employers can ensure that their employees have the required skills • Assist employers by providing training to employees wishing to upgrade and improve their workplace essential skills
Fanshawe College reserves the right to make changes to the information in this publication without prior notice. The 2011-2012 Academic Admission Requirements are provided as a guide only and are subject to change. For more information, please refer to our website at www.fanshawec.ca. The College reserves the right to cancel a program, program major or option, or a course, and to change the location and term in which programs/courses are offered because of insufficient registrations or for other budgetary reasons. Visit www.fanshawec.ca/cancellations for more info. This publication is available in alternative formats for persons with disabilities. Please contact the Student Success Centre at 519-452-4282.
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Published on Jun 8, 2011
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