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What makes CDI College the right choice?
Choosing the right school for your post-secondary education is important. CDI College understands this, which is why it offers students many benefits, including:
- A successful history that spans across more than four decades
- A huge variety of program options and campus locations to choose from
- Industry-driven curricula created with input from working professionals and businesses
- Short-term programs designed to help you enter your chosen field quickly
What can I expect from a CDI College program?
CDI College aims to help you reach your goals no matter what your intended outcome is. Do you want to obtain your first professional career? Are you striving to advance in your current field by stepping up to a leadership role? Would you like to start fresh in a new industry? Regardless of your end goal, this school has program options to match.
Each program is uniquely tailored to its intended career outcome, but all programs share the same overall objectives:
- To focus on building the foundation of knowledge expected of an industry professional
- To provide practical training using industry-specific equipment, computer technologies, and other applicable tools or materials
- To give opportunities for gaining real-life experience through projects that mirror industry challenges, and externship or clinical components (when applicable)
Furthermore, the college strives to hand-pick instructors with extensive experience in their field. This is because instructors who have actually worked in the industry are able to bring their expertise into the classroom, providing insight above and beyond the scope of the curriculum.
The goal is to enable you to start your chosen program as soon as possible, and choose the schedule that best fits into your life. Therefore, programs have multiple start dates per year, and although schedules can vary by campus and program, most allow you to choose between day or evening classes.
CDI College Programs
Art & Design
Whether your interest lies in 3D modeling, animation, or graphic design, CDI College can offer you a variety of art & design programs designed to help you secure a future in this exciting and rapidly expanding industry.
You can work with industry-current tools, equipment, and computer technology, preparing you to express your creativity using a variety of mediums. Whether you are learning to create magazine layouts, video game characters, or product packaging, you'll have the opportunity to gain the career-oriented skills today's employers are looking for. As a graduate, you can look for exciting positions, including Graphic Designer, 3D Modeler, and Technical Artist!
Art & Design Programs:
- 3D Modeling Animation & Design
- Computer-Aided Design and Drafting Specialist
- Graphic Design
- Web Design
From accounting and financial management to business administration and event management, you can train to become a professional in a range of rewarding fields. You can even choose a program related to specialized fields such as oil and gas administration or property and casualty insurance.
You can take advantage of hands-on training paired with focused theoretical learning. Some programs can even allow you to gain experience in real-world scenarios through a practicum or group project. In addition, selected programs can prepare you for industry certification examinations within your chosen field.
- Accounting & Payroll Administrator
- Banking and Financial Services
- Business Accounting Technician
- Business Administration
- Business Administration Management
- Business Administrative Professional
- Business Management
- Computer Business Applications Specialist
- Computerized Accounting and Bookkeeping
- Event Management
- Event Planner
- Financial Management
- Immigration Consultant
- Microsoft Office Specialist
- Office Administrator - Executive
- Office Assistant
- Oil & Gas Administration
- Payroll and Income Tax Practitioner
- Property and Casualty Insurance
- Supply Chain Management
Whether you are interested in pursuing a career related to direct patient care, administration, or laboratory technology, you can find a program to match your desired outcome.
Depending on the program option you choose, you can have the opportunity to learn about billing practices, bookkeeping, dental radiography, and clinical dentistry. Some programs even provide the opportunity to gain practical experience within a real-world dental setting.
- Dental Assisting
- Dental Technician
- Intra Oral Dental Assistant
Early Childhood Education
You know that a positive start in education can make all the difference, and you want to help ensure the next generation receives the high quality teaching they deserve. An early childhood education program can help you get started in this incredibly rewarding field.
You can learn about the different stages of child development, and how to plan activities that correspond with each stage. You also have the option to pursue further training that can prepare you to teach a more in-depth curriculum, including math and science. Plus, you can learn how to effectively work with children who are dealing with physical, mental, or emotional challenges.
Early Childhood Education Programs:
- Early Childhood Education
- Early Childhood Education Post Basic - Infant Toddler Specialization
Health Care Programs
Whether you are interested in taking on administrative tasks, working within a lab, or performing hands-on patient care, you can find the program that works with your career goals. CDI College can offer you a wide range of practical training programs related to everything from massage therapy and nursing assisting to pharmacy technology and rehabilitation therapy.
No matter which program you choose, you can graduate with the career-oriented skills valued by employers. You could soon be ready to start a worthwhile career such as Addictions Counsellor, Massage Therapist, Health Care Aide, Pharmacy Technician, or Practical Nurse!
Health Care Programs:
- Assistance in Health Care Facilities
- Dental Receptionist Coordinator
- Health, Assistance & Nursing
- Health Care Aide
- Health Care Assistant
- Massage Therapy
- Medical Laboratory Assistant
- Medical Office Administrator
- Medical Office Assistant
- Personal Support Worker
- Pharmacy Assistant
- Pharmacy Technician
- Practical Nursing
- Registered Massage Therapy
- Specialist in Applied Information Technology: Medical Office Assistant
- Veterinary Assistant
If you're a genuine people person with a passion for travel, training related to the exciting field of Travel & Tourism is a smart way to put your talents to work.
A hospitality program will allow you to work with industry-current technology, including the Apollo and SABRE computer reservation systems, widely used by today's Canadian travel agencies. Plus, you can build on your interpersonal skills, including communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving. Once you graduate, you can look for employment in dynamic settlings like travel agencies, cruise lines, airlines, resorts, spas, restaurants, amusement parks, casinos, and ski resorts!
- Hospitality Business Management
- Travel & Tourism
From computer programming analysis and network administration to computer support and Internet security, you can find programs related to a broad range of exciting and rewarding high-tech fields. Each curriculum is designed to provide you with practical skills and a foundation of knowledge that will help you find employment.
Depending on your program choice, you could get preparation for industry certification exams from Microsoft, Cisco, CompTIA, and others. And once you've successfully completed your program, you can go after challenging positions such as Database Administrator, Programmer Analyst, Network Administrator, Internet Security Specialist, Computer Support Technician, Network Engineer, and more!
Information Technology Programs:
- Computer Support Technician
- Information Systems Management
- Information Systems Support Specialist
- Network Administrator
- Network & Database Administrator
- Network & Database Management
- Network & Internet Security Specialist
- Network Systems Administrator
- Network Systems Engineer
- Network Systems Management
- Programmer Analyst / Internet Solutions Developer
Each of the legal programs offered is designed to prepare you to appeal to today's employers. Depending on which program you choose, you can gain a strong knowledge of the legal and criminal justice systems, as well as a variety of legal areas, including immigration, employment, and criminal law.
Start the journey toward a career in worthwhile settings such as provincial or federal regulatory bodies, law firms, federal enforcement agencies, banks, corporations, insurance companies, or the armed forces!
Legal Studies Programs:
- Law Enforcement Foundations
- Legal Administration
- Legal Administrative Assistant
- Legal Assistant
- Paralegal Technology
From addictions counselling to youth services to community relations, you can find an area of study to match your future ambitions. You can study subjects such as addiction treatment planning and relapse prevention, psychology, social service systems, case management, mental health, or even youth-specific advocacy and empowerment. Plus, many programs include practicum components in order to provide real-life experience.
As a graduate, you could go after employment in detox centres, correctional facilities, social service agencies, drug and alcohol treatment centres, or group homes.
Social Sciences Programs:
- Addictions & Community Services Worker
- Child and Youth Services Worker
- Social Services Worker Foundations
- Social Services Worker Professional
- Social Services Worker Recovery Specialist
- Social Services Worker Youth Specialist
Looking for an in demand career? Gain the skills you need to get started in the growing trades industry with training from CDI College. Take advantage of the opportunity to learn in the classroom, along with the benefit of practical lab time!
In the Construction Electrician Foundation program you can study areas like electrical concepts, proper safety regulations, and how to test different types of equipment. Build the confidence and knowledge you could use to begin a future in the trades by choosing a program today.
- Construction Electrician Foundation
CDI College Locations
800 5th Ave SW Ste 100
Calgary AB T2P 3T6
403 33rd St NE Ste 100
Calgary AB T2A 1X5
240 Midpark Way SE Ste 200
Calgary AB T2X 1N4
10004 Jasper Ave Ste 200
Edmonton AB T5J 1R3
9450 137th Ave Ste 104
Edmonton AB T5E 6C2
810 Saddleback Road NW Ste 2
Edmonton AB T6J 4W4
176 Mayfield Commons NW
Edmonton AB T5P 4B3
5021 Kingsway Ste 500
Burnaby BC V5H 4A5
4351 No 3 Rd Ste 180
Richmond BC V6X 3A7
105 15149 56th Ave
Surrey BC V3S 9A5
11125 124th St Ste 100
Surrey BC V3V 4V2
626 West Pender St Ste 710
Vancouver BC V6B 1V9
950 Kings Rd
Victoria BC V8T 1W6
280 Main St
Winnipeg MB R3C 1A9
33 City Centre Drive Ste 280
Mississauga ON L5B 2N5
4950 Yonge St Ste 33
North York ON M2N 6K1
3rd Floor, 2131 Lawrence Ave E
Toronto ON M1R 3A3
543 Yonge St
Toronto ON M4Y 1Y5
7400 des Galeries d'Anjou Boulevard Ste 130
Anjou QC H1M 3M2
3 Place Laval Ste 400
Laval QC H7N 1A2
1111 rue St-Charles Ouest Ste 120
Longueuil QC J4K 5G4
416 Boulevard de Maisonneuve Ouest Ste 700
Montreal QC H3A 1L2
1000 Boulevard Saint-Jean
Pointe-Claire QC H9R 5P1
905 Ave Honoré-Mercier, Bureau 20
Quebec QC G1R 5M6
How can CDI College help me outside the classroom?
A school should provide more than just career training. It should be able to offer assistance in all areas of an education. That's why CDI College has on-site staff to manage the following services:
Prior to enrolling, you have the opportunity to visit the campus of your choice and meet with an Admissions Representative. This allows you to ask any questions you may have about specific programs or the school in general. It also gives you the chance to tour the facilities and get an accurate picture of life as a CDI College student.
Students have the opportunity to apply for financial support in the form of provincial or federal funding, private loans, and scholarships. To receive funding, you must meet specific qualifications, but a Financial Advisor can help you investigate potential sources of financial aid and submit the proper paperwork for consideration.
Career services are incorporated into every program. Employment Specialists can guide you through workshops that cover effective resume writing, comprehensive job searching, valuable interview techniques, and much more.
In addition to these main areas of support, CDI College maintains services related to academic and personal counseling, tutoring, and more.
What can CDI College do for me after I graduate?
CDI College is committed to maintaining relationships with all alumni. An online alumni network provides all graduates with the resources to keep in contact with peers, faculty, and staff. It can be a valuable networking tool as well as a resource for discovering potential job opportunities throughout your career.
What is my next step?
Are you ready to speak directly to the admissions department and confirm that CDI College is the right match? All you need to do is fill out the short information request form, and an Admissions Representative will contact you.