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On Broadening Your Studies in College: A Personal Tale

Posted by Jason White on Monday, October 27, 2014, In : College Education 
So, you're leaving high school behind for college, and have sat down to begin choosing your college courses. You know what you want to go to school for, you've picked your area of study, and you've registered. Now that you're picking those courses, you may find yourself staring at a page of mandatory electives, or areas of study your program covers that you're not interested in. If you're fortunate enough to enter college knowing what you want to do in life, you may ask yourself why you shoul...

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Fast-Track Travel and Tourism Programs in Toronto

Posted by Jason White on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, In : College Education 

Travel and tourism is one of the industries that offer maximum career opportunities at all levels of management and operations. And the best part is that you don’t need to undergo specialized education for years to seek an entry to the world of work. A one-year course in tourism and travel also offers you the knowledge and skills required to work in this sector.

In fact, Centennial College offers a two-year diploma in tourism and travel in just one year. Although there are a number of coll...


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Bachelor of Public Relations Management Balances Subjects for Thorough Understanding

Posted by Jason White on Friday, August 29, 2014, In : College Education 
A university is no longer the only place to obtain a four-year bachelor degree. While community colleges are traditionally known for offering diploma and certificate programs, they are now expanding into degree program areas. These offerings, however, do not follow the traditional structure of a university-level undertaking. At Centennial College, students have four degree programs from which to choose.

One of these offerings is the Bachelor of Public Relations Management program, w...

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Career Options with a Leisure and Recreation Management Diploma

Posted by Jason White on Friday, August 29, 2014, In : College Education 

Healthy living is directly connected to our overall physical and mental well-being. And this is why everyone around seems to be indulged in therapeutic recreation, lifestyle changes, healthy and conscious eating, and yoga and meditation.

Fitness is the latest mantra. However, it's not restricted to just the physical health; rather it covers mental and emotional health as well. No matter what their age is, people nowadays make informed choices to maintain a healthy lifestyle. They even consult...


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Massage Therapy as a Career Opportunity

Posted by Jason White on Thursday, August 28, 2014, In : College Education 
The demand for professional massage therapists has risen dramatically in the last few years. And it will continue to rise in years to come. Massage therapy is becoming an important profession in health and wellness as well as beauty industry. The field offers a large number of career opportunities, allowing you to help people in a meaningful way regardless of the setting you work in. The best part is that this is one of the very few professions that allow you to work for flexible ho...

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Health Informatics: Redefining Healthcare Industry and Leading to a Surge of Career Opportunities

Posted by Jason White on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, In : College Education 
Health informatics, also known as biomedical informatics, clinical informatics and health information system, is a discipline that combines computer science, information technology and healthcare. It is a driving force behind redefining healthcare industry and creating tremendous employment opportunities for a new breed of professionals, qualified and interested in both IT and healthcare.

Health informatics plays a critical role in ensuring high standards of patient care at hospita...

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College Courses at Centennial College Range in Approach and Ultimate Outcome

Posted by Jason White on Tuesday, August 26, 2014, In : College Education 

Did you know that post-secondary institutions offer students a range of courses that ensure anyone who wants an education has an option that will suit him or her?

Take Centennial College, for example. It's college courses don't just come in full-time or part-time options. These areas branch off into training that can be personalized depending on your goals.

Full-time options: While attending school five days a week, students have a range of choices to make in regards to the program they cho...


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Global Business Management Program Is Designed For Mature Learners

Posted by Jason White on Monday, August 25, 2014,


Did you know that if you have completed a post-secondary program, you may be entitled to take a shorter program should you want to move up in your career or switch career paths all together? If this is the case and you are interested in the global business environment, you may want to consider Centennial College’s offering.


The Global Business Management programs takes two years to complete and is open to applicants who already possess a three-year college diploma or university degree in a...


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Starting Your Career as a Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician

Posted by Jason White on Monday, August 25, 2014, In : College Education 


The demand for well-trained HVAC technicians is constantly increasing in Canada. The reason being, the industry is a necessity in today’s world for maintaining the type of lifestyle and comforts people are accustomed to. The boom in the construction industry is another reason for increasing demand for HVAC technicians. Additionally, the advancement in air-conditioning technology has also led to the significant increase in career prospects in this field. The tools and equipment are getting...


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Choosing the Right Mechanical Engineering Program

Posted by Jason White on Monday, August 18, 2014, In : College Education 

Mechanical engineering technology is a discipline that is concerned with the application of engineering principles to the manufacturing, production, installation, troubleshooting, repairing and maintenance of mechanical equipment, devices, systems or machinery. The coursework is less theoretical and more hands-on; and students are generally engaged in additional laboratory coursework in comparison with those studying other engineering programs.

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Choosing the Right Mechanical Engineering Program

Posted by Jason White on Monday, August 18, 2014, In : College Education 

Mechanical engineering technology is a discipline that is concerned with the application of engineering principles to the manufacturing, production, installation, troubleshooting, repairing and maintenance of mechanical equipment, devices, systems or machinery. The coursework is less theoretical and more hands-on; and students are generally engaged in additional laboratory coursework in comparison with those studying other engineering programs.

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Information on Post-Secondary Kitchen Management Training Program

Posted by Jason White on Thursday, August 14, 2014, In : College Education 
The kitchen is the backbone of many hospitality businesses. So, how to run a kitchen efficiently and economically is a major skill that's required for profitable business operations. This means that every hospitality business having an operational kitchen hires kitchen managers, in order to ensure maximum efficiency and effectiveness.

If you're interested in building a rewarding career in kitchen management, this is probably the best time to do so. The job prospects will improve fur...

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International Business Program Offers Both Basic and Specific Business Knowledge

Posted by Jason White on Thursday, August 14, 2014, In : Education 

Did you know that if you have an interest in business; have already completed an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or are a mature student (19 years or older); and possess English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent and Mathematics Grade 11 or 12 C, M or U, or equivalent or are willing to take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission and the Centennial College Math Skills Assessment for Admission, you may have the opportunity to launch an international ca...


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Culture and Heritage Site Management Addresses Current Issues and Events

Posted by Jason White on Tuesday, August 12, 2014, In : Education 

The management of culture and heritage sites is making news. Historic sites in places like Iraq and Syria are being looted — or even destroyed. These events are leaving organizations such as UNESCO sending out warnings. Recently, the Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, said: “I call on all actors to refrain from any form of destruction of cultural heritage, including religious sites. Their [acts of] intentional destruction are war crimes and a blow against … people’s identity an...


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Career Paths for Hospitality Services Students

Posted by Jason White on Tuesday, August 12, 2014, In : Education 

The hospitality industry offers a diverse range of careers to hospitality services graduates. They may find entry-level positions in visitor information services, safety and sanitation, accommodation booking, dining room operations, beverage services, front-office operations.

High school students interested in building careers in hospitality should know that there are two sides of hospitality operations – one, front-line work where they need to interact with people and deal with customers ...


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Building a Career in Cultural and Heritage Tourism Management

Posted by Jason White on Tuesday, August 12, 2014, In : College Education 

Cultural and heritage tourism involves travelling to explore and experience the cultural, historic, traditional and natural attractions of places that authentically represent the stories of people of past. The art, architecture, religion and culture have always been a subject of exploration. The traditions have been passed from one generation to another, and sometimes transmitted from one nation to another.

Art and culture has been appealing people for centuries. However, large-scale develo...


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Bridge the Eligibility Gap with a Hospitality Foundations Course

Posted by Jason White on Friday, August 8, 2014, In : College Education 

Hospitality industry is growing exponentially and there are no signs of slowing down anytime soon. In fact, it will continue to grow in the coming years across all sectors, including tourism and cultural heritage, food and beverages and accommodation and travel. Currently, it’s the largest industry in Canada in terms of revenue as well as employment. Therefore, the job opportunities at entry-level as well as chances of career advancements are very high.

Previously, the hospitality industry ...


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Jobs You Can Do with an Electrical Engineering Diploma

Posted by Jason White on Thursday, August 7, 2014, In : College Education 

Electrical engineering courses prepare you for a wide variety of careers across numerous industry verticals, including marine, automobile, and energy, chemical, aerospace, defence, rail, electronics, oil and gas, and utility. As an electrical engineering student, you will be exposed to a range of electrical functions, such as installations, testing, maintaining, repairing, analyzing and troubleshooting electric circuits, systems, motors, instruments and equipment. In addition, you gain experi...


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What It Takes to Becoming a Fire Fighter?

Posted by Jason White on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, In : College Education 
Firefighting is one of the most respected professions in Canada. This is because of the important role of firefighters in saving lives, property and environment, by carrying out emergency rescue operations.

Firefighting is a rigorous job and is certainly not for faint-hearted. Therefore, if you're considering a career in this field, make sure that you're physically fit, capable of handling immense pressure and dedicated to serve the community.

As said earlier, the job of a firefi...

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How to Build Careers in Tourism Industry?

Posted by Jason White on Thursday, July 31, 2014, In : College Education 

Tourism and travel industry is the world’s largest employer and generates revenue of billions of dollars annually. No matter which area you choose from among accommodation and logistics, selling cruises, tariff and ticketing, eco-tourism, culture and heritage tourism for your career, you will have numerous opportunities in each of them. And your chances of landing into a high paying job increase further if you have undergone a specialized educational program and have in-depth...


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Information on Bachelor of Public Relations in Toronto

Posted by Jason White on Monday, July 28, 2014, In : College Education 
A public relations degree program focuses on offering comprehensive education of public relations, a solid foundation in business principles and in-depth knowledge in research, social and digital media and corporate communications, and skills to manage issues and crisis, communicate with public/audience and create a positive image of a person or the organization.

The bachelor-level public relations programs typically run for four years through nine semesters, incorporating in-class ...

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Industrial Mechanical Engineering Technology Program Includes Projects and Real World Experiences

Posted by Jason White on Friday, July 25, 2014, In : College Education 

Mechanical Engineering Technology requires knowledge of engineering theory, manufacturing and production of mechanical equipment, modern manufacturing and production processes, and computer-assisted drafting and manufacturing (CAD/ CAM) - which are used widely in today's industry.

Centennial College offers a Mechanical Engineering program that trains students for the field through three years of study that includes a 60-40 balance between theory and practice. This project-driven program gives...


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Project Management Program Builds Business Leaders

Posted by Jason White on Thursday, July 24, 2014, In : College Education 
One of the most important aspects of companies investing in projects is ensuring that the projects will be delivered on time and on budget. That’s where Project Managers come in. These individuals are employed by a range of companies or hired on as freelance consultants in health, engineering, computer, new media, advertising, marketing, financial, education, transportation, construction, and more. The post-secondary training that project managers receive also allows them to also be employe...

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Careers in Leisure and Recreation Management - Employment Prerequisites

Posted by Jason White on Monday, July 21, 2014, In : College Education 

Recreation and leisure professionals are responsible for planning, organizing and implementing leisure activities and special programs for individuals and groups, in order to improve their physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. They may work in rural, suburban or urban settings with people of varied backgrounds and ages.

Major career areas include therapeutic recreation, commercial recreation, community recreation, youth services, and travel and tourism with long-term care settings, rehabi...


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Careers in Leisure and Recreation Management - Employment Prerequisites

Posted by Jason White on Monday, July 21, 2014, In : College Education 


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Massage Therapy Program Teaches Students Deeper Aspects of The Trade

Posted by Jason White on Thursday, July 17, 2014, In : College Education 

There is a lot more to massage therapy than you may think. These professionals don't just rub aches and pains. They actually enhance function, aid in the healing process, decrease muscle reflex activity, inhibit motor-neuron excitability, promote relaxation and well-being. This is achieved in a number of ways such as:

  • Assessing clients' soft tissue condition, joint quality and function, muscle strength, and range of motion.
  • Inquiring about clients' medical histories and any problems with stre...

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Massage Therapy Program Teaches Students Deeper Aspects of The Trade

Posted by Jason White on Thursday, July 17, 2014, In : College Education 

There is a lot more to massage therapy than you may think. These professionals don't just rub aches and pains. They actually enhance function, aid in the healing process, decrease muscle reflex activity, inhibit motor-neuron excitability, promote relaxation and well-being. This is achieved in a number of ways such as:

  • Assessing clients' soft tissue condition, joint quality and function, muscle strength, and range of motion.
  • Inquiring about clients' medical histories and any problems with stre...

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Benefits of Earning Your Diploma in International Business

Posted by Jason White on Thursday, July 17, 2014, In : Education 

Business is expanding beyond borders. In such a scenario, why shouldn’t you avail opportunities to work in a global marketplace? International business is becoming a common scene when more and more companies are exploring cross-border markets and tapping business opportunities. It’s become absolutely necessary for today’s professionals to understand ins and outs, and challenges and benefits of working in a global business environment.

When economic boundaries are disappearing fast, empl...


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Electrical Engineering Technician Program Open To Wide Range of Applicants

Posted by Jason White on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, In : College Education 

Do you have an interest in working in electrical and related areas, such as: power distribution and utilization; electrical power generation, transmission, and protection; industrial telecommunications; electrical maintenance and installation; control systems; services; sales; design; or repairs? Have you completed an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or have mature student status (19 years or older)? Additionally, did you obtain your English Grade 12 C or U credit, or eq...


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Culture and Heritage Management – How to Build a Career

Posted by Jason White on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, In : College Education 

Culture and heritage site management is the practice of conserving, promoting and managing cultural and heritage resources. This is a highly specialized field and thus requires in-depth understanding of local culture, traditions, history and landscape of that particular region.

Culture and heritage management is not a new profession. However, its importance has increased significantly in last couple of years. This may be attributed to the increased interest of avid travellers in exploring sit...


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Information on One-Year Post-Secondary Hospitality Services Program

Posted by Jason White on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, In : Education 

If you’re one of those who can serve people with a smiling face and unswerving commitment, hospitality industry may be right up your alley. The opportunities exist in front and back-of-the-house.

The hospitality industry offers a wide range of careers to young people who are cheerful, well-groomed and can make people feel comfortable. It covers a wide range of fields, including food and beverage, bartending, kitchen operations, recreation and entertainment, accommodation, safety and sanitat...


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Cultural and Heritage Tourism Offers Field Experience Prior to Graduation

Posted by Jason White on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, In : College Education 

Any student who has the opportunity to experience the field for which he or she is studying prior to graduation from his or her program will tell you how beneficial such an aspect is. Firstly, it allows students to network with professionals whom may not only be their peers after graduation but may be able to either hire them or introduce them to a potential employer. Secondly, students have an opportunity to apply what they have learned during the course of their studies to real world settin...


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Successful Kitchen Management Involves Solid Foundation

Posted by Jason White on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, In : College Education 
A program's reputation is not only based on its curriculum but also on students' reactions to it and whether they recommend it to other students. At Centennial College's School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culture, students are singing the praises of the Hospitality Operations - Kitchen Management offering.

"It was a wonderful experience and I learned a lot," said hospitality program graduate Deniece Phillips. "The teachers were very hands-on. The wide diversity of students allowed m...

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Hospitality Foundations Sets You Up For Educational and Workplace Success

Posted by Jason White on Friday, July 11, 2014, In : College Education 

The benefits to having a solid foundation in any field are immense. You not only obtain an overview of your chosen field but also learn the best techniques to ensure you are successful from your educational journey to launching a career. If you don't have the necessary credits to apply for your program or aren't sure which direction to go in terms of education or career, a foundation program will help you to decide a route that will not only bring you success but also personal fulfillment.

If...


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Tips to Jumpstart Your Career in Healthcare Informatics

Posted by Jason White on Thursday, July 10, 2014, In : College Education 

Health informatics is a discipline that combines healthcare, computer science and information science, and includes the acquisition, storage, retrieval and use of information related to patients' health, their medical history, medicinal prescriptions and various test results. The information is stored in healthcare databases, which are nothing but software applications that have been developed especially for maintaining patients' health records. Such software systems are also developed for pu...


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College Courses Go The Extra Mile With Various Features

Posted by Jason White on Thursday, July 10, 2014, In : College Education 

While university programs are known for courses that are conducted in large lecture halls and focus on theory, college classes are known for being smaller in size and offering students a balance between theory and practical application of that theory.

College courses at Centennial College, for example, make extensive use of the campuses on which they are based. That's because these campus locations are specially designed to cater to the curriculums of the programs that are facilitated from t...


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Mechanical Engineering Technology Industrial Offering Combines On-Campus Learning with Field Experience

Posted by Jason White on Friday, July 4, 2014, In : College Education 

Did you know that Mechanical Engineering Technology - Industrial (PTY) program at Centennial College not only teaches its students basic engineering skills and science, but also more specialized subjects relating to modern manufacturing and production processes? This fully rounded approach is beneficial in preparing students for the field.

The program, through a project-driven approach, offers students experience in machine shop operation, tool design, building and testing; plus computer nume...


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Health Informatics Technology Program Includes Business, Management and Information Technology

Posted by Jason White on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, In : Education 

The demand for those with the skill set needed to work in health informatics technology is growing. Careers in this area combine information technology, health care and management. As such, the training one obtains should encompass all of these areas.

Centennial College's advanced diploma Health Informatics program (officially known as Health Informatics Technology) offers students three years of training in the above-mentioned areas. As a result, graduates have the ability to design, develop...


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Posses Interest in growing yourself having Public Relationship Officer? Join PR programs to be the one confidently!

Posted by Jason White on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, In : College Education 
A career in public relationships may be the right choice for you, if you love interacting with people and know how to influence people to build a positive image. It's about managing reputation, influencing other person's opinion and behaviour, understanding listener's or viewer's psyche, and generating publicity.

Public relations professionals are effective communicators and know how to handle toughest of the situations, conveying the right message at the right time to the right aud...

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Centennial College Has Almost 50 Years of Experience in Producing Professionals

Posted by Jason White on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, In : College Education 

Attending college is a memorable experience for anyone. Some applicants may have just completed high school and have a perfect idea of the field in which they want to work. Others, meanwhile, may be returning to school after some time away to upgrade their skills or switch fields all together. Others still may be sent back to school by their employer to keep up with an evolving industry. In any case, students who attend college benefit from features that are unique to this type of education w...


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College Courses Take On Many Forms Depending on Your Future Goals

Posted by Jason White on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, In : College Education 

The type of program you will apply for at post-secondary level will depend on a few factors. Firstly, what type of previous education do you have? Are you a student who just graduated from high school? Are you returning to school after previously completing a college education? Did you graduate from high school years ago and are returning to school for the first time? Additionally, you will want to consider your future goals. Do you plan to go right into the field for which you train? Have yo...


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Selecting a Kitchen Management Course

Posted by Jason White on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, In : College Education 
Kitchen management is not restricted to ensuring safety and hygiene in a kitchen and preparing healthy food. Instead, it extends to ensuring proper operation and organization of a commercial kitchen, maintaining safety and hygiene standards, managing inventory, maintaining food quality standards in compliance with restaurant policy and legal requirements, providing leadership to kitchen staff, and purchasing for commercial kitchen and ensuring excellent customer service.

Having exce...

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Firefighter - Pre Service Education and Training Program

Posted by Jason White on Thursday, June 19, 2014, In : College Education 
Centennial College's pre-service firefighter program provides you with the knowledge and practical skills to become a firefighter. This comprehensive training program provides you with the skills in fire suppression, rescue operations, environmental protection and emergency patient care, meeting both local and provincial fire service needs.

The pre-service firefighter education and training course runs for one year through three semesters. In the first semester, you're introduced t...

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Preparing for Careers in International Business

Posted by Jason White on Thursday, June 19, 2014, In : College Education 
Demographic shifts, rapid technology innovation and emerging cross-broader business opportunities are major developments transforming the current business environment. The economies around the world are so tightly interconnected that developments in one region have a strong impact on the way business in conducted in the neighbouring regions.

Further, the advancement in mobile technology continues to have massive effects on the business world. It has made it much easier to tap business opport...

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College Courses Prepare You For An Array of Options

Posted by Jason White on Thursday, May 29, 2014, In : College Education 

Attending college allows you to enjoy a form of learning that doesn’t limit you in your options. There is no rule that says you must enter the workforce right after you graduate if, for example, you want to pursue further education. On the other hand, if you want to get into the field quicker than you first anticipated, certain college programs may offer you that option.

As such, it is safe to say that college courses prepare students for various options that make the learning experience mo...


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College Courses and Campus Life Make For Fulfilling Post-Secondary Experience

Posted by Jason White on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, In : College Education 

Attending college offers students a unique experience that allows for learning from a practical approach. However, college isn't only an educational experience. It also helps people to step out of their comfort zone by meeting new people, partaking in on-campus activities and networking. Let's take a closer look at the balance between work and play in one's college experience.

Most colleges are known for ensuring that their college courses offer theory and practice. Therefore, the school you ...


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College Courses and Campus Life Make For Fulfilling Post-Secondary Experience

Posted by Jason White on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, In : College Education 

Attending college offers students a unique experience that allows for learning from a practical approach. However, college isn't only an educational experience. It also helps people to step out of their comfort zone by meeting new people, partaking in on-campus activities and networking. Let's take a closer look at the balance between work and play in one's college experience.

Most colleges are known for ensuring that their college courses offer theory and practice. Therefore, the school you ...


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All you want to know about Kitchen Management Courses in Toronto!

Posted by Jason White on Monday, May 12, 2014, In : College Education 
Kitchen management has evolved to a much extent in past few years. Organized preparation, timely services, self-discipline, well-coordinated efforts by everyone involved and adherence to safety, quality and hygiene are central to kitchen management.

Gone are the days when food operations were just limited to quantity food production and supervising day-to-day kitchen operations. The food production and service business has evolved over decades, stirred by more demanding foodies. Emp...

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Bachelor of Public Relations Management Gives Students a Business Advantage

Posted by Jason White on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, In : College Education 
Although roles vary for those in public relations, there are some common duties that these professionals must fulfill. Among them are:
  • Preparing, developing and executing various public relations strategies;
  • Answering inquiries from media, individuals and other organizations;
  • Researching for, writing and distributing press releases to media organizations;
  • Writing and editing in-house magazines, case studies, speeches, articles and annual reports;
  • Preparing and supervising the production of p...

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Kitchen Management Training Programs in Canada

Posted by Jason White on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, In : College Education 
Hospitality Operations – Kitchen Management courses are specially designed for those individuals who wish to make their careers in hospitality industry in food operations management. These programs cover various relevant aspects, such as quantity food production, purchasing for the commercial kitchen, food production – practical supervision, and principles of food, beverage and labour cost controls.

They also include other related aspects that are important for smooth kitchen m...

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Pre service Firefighter Education and Training in Ontario

Posted by Jason White on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, In : College Education 
The pre-service firefighter education and training is a one-year post-secondary program that teaches potential firefighting professionals theoretical and practical aspects of firefighting. It aims to help students develop skills in fire suppression, rescue operations and environmental protection. Graduates of a pre-service firefighter program are capable of:
  • Working with fire-service teams and pre-hospital emergency care providers
  • Providing support as a team member in emergency and non-...

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Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technicians: Competencies and Educational Requirements

Posted by Jason White on Friday, April 4, 2014, In : College Education 
As heating, refrigeration and air conditioning technicians, you’ll find numerous job opportunities with testing laboratories, product designing and manufacturing companies, equipment manufacturers and distributors, construction companies, technical support firms and HVAC service contractors, in the areas of
  • Design and development
  • Installation and maintenance
  • Testing and troubleshooting
  • Technical support
  • Sales and service
With experience, you can also work as specifications writers, esti...

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Reasons to Consider an Electrical Engineering Technician Program

Posted by Jason White on Thursday, April 3, 2014, In : College Education 

An electrical engineering technician program provides students a solid foundation in electrical and electronic theory and practices. With this, they are exposed to a wide range of electrical functions, such as installations, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing of electrical equipment, devices and systems.

Although colleges nowadays offer numerous engineering courses in different areas but electrical engineering is quite popular with students. The reason being, it is slightly easier to f...


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College Creates Real Fire to Spark Hands on Training for Future Firefighters

Posted by Jason White on Monday, March 31, 2014, In : College Education 
Don't think that learning stops once college is over and you have a career. Professionals will tell you that you have to keep up with industry trends and issues. However, this one career path asks you keep up with training in order to meet the demands of the job. While these professionals need to stay up-to-date with new and revised procedures and advancement in technology, they also need to be physically ready. They are firefighters, and they need to be prepared to jump into action ...

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Bachelor of Public Relations Management Opens Doors to Various Industries

Posted by Jason White on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, In : College Education 
Public relations agencies, corporate communications and investor relations departments, digital marketing companies, not-for-profit sector organizations, and hospitals and healthcare organizations all seek professionals to come up with PR strategies, build relationships with the media, write press releases and reports on media coverage data, oversee content production (adverts, videos, social media and online PR stunts), arrange press conferences and events, manage client relationshi...

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Only Eight Months of Training Required For Kitchen Leaders in Food Service

Posted by Jason White on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, In : College Education 
If you can stand the heat, then stay in the kitchen. Professionals in the culinary arts understand how much stress and pressure takes place in restaurants and the food service industry. It's more than hot skillets turning up the heat, but hard work to reach quality and perfection while balancing time and product output make up this fast-paced work environment. Kitchen management is important in keeping the fort together, and it can be taken through a program at Centennial College.

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College Hits the Next Level with Four Years of Schooling in Degree Programs

Posted by Jason White on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, In : College Education 

University courses have stereotypically been casted as the academically-intensive education between that and the ones in college. However, it is unfair to say that colleges have easy courses. In fact, colleges lean toward applied learning where knowledge is bridged with hands-on experience. One of Ontario's colleges, Centennial College, focuses on inclusion, which makes higher education accessible for everyone in the community, no matter what your social status may be. Centennial's courses ar...


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Hospitality Operations - Kitchen Management Enhanced By State of the Art Facilities

Posted by Jason White on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, In : College Education 
A Centennial College hospitality program called Hospitality Operations – Kitchen Management was recently further enhanced by the addition of the school's Culinary Arts Centre. This Progress Campus location is used to facilitate many courses that allow students the opportunity to work in an environment that mimics a real world setting.

A $3.5 million renovation has yielded two enormous professional kitchens and a bakeshop lab totaling 7,600 square feet. Centennial's School of Hos...

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Benefits of Taking Part-Time Studies

Posted by Jason White on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, In : College Education 

High school graduates, mature students, career professionals, career-changers, and full-time parents may have many differences, including their priorities, but they have one thing in common: their ability to undertake college with their other commitments. Whether you are looking for advancement in your field or a new one, or you want to try a program by taking a few courses, engaging in part-time studies is for you. Here are the reasons how part-time education can benefit you:

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Hospitality Operations - Kitchen Management Enhanced By State of the Art Facilities

Posted by Jason White on Monday, February 17, 2014, In : College Education 
A Centennial College hospitality program called Hospitality Operations – Kitchen Management was recently further enhanced by the addition of the school's Culinary Arts Centre. This Progress Campus location is used to facilitate many courses that allow students the opportunity to work in an environment that mimics a real world setting.

A $3.5 million renovation has yielded two enormous professional kitchens and a bakeshop lab totaling 7,600 square feet. Centennial's School of Hos...

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Benefits of a Pre Service Firefighter Program Ontario

Posted by Jason White on Thursday, February 13, 2014, In : College Education 
A pre-service firefighter program is designed to provide students with basic knowledge and skills in
  • Fire suppression
  • Rescue operations
  • Environmental protection
  • Emergency patient care
  • Fire prevention
  • Community education
  • Special rescue operations

Individuals considering building a career in firefighting may enrol in this program before taking up a more advanced course at college or university. This helps them
  • Explore various career paths in firefighting
  • Meet knowledge and skills outcome requi...

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College Courses Teach Applied Learning and Offers Placements in the Industry

Posted by Jason White on Tuesday, January 21, 2014, In : College Education 

Educational institutions need to keep up with industry practices so their programs remain relevant and can produce capable graduates, ready to jump start their careers. A good example of such place is Centennial College, a post-secondary institution with innovative programs of all disciplines. Its standards in college courses remain high, taught by qualified professors and containing curriculum based on practical training.

College is all about a more hands-on approach than universities, but C...


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First Of Its Kind Public Relations Management Program Offered at Centennial College

Posted by Jason White on Tuesday, January 21, 2014,
While Public Relations programs at university level are known for offering a solid amount of theory, it is possible to attend a Bachelor program that trains you for this field at college level. On top of gaining a Bachelor degree, this experience offers the added advantage of an ample amount of hands-on practice before entering the field.

Centennial College’s Bachelor of Public Relations Management is one such program. It takes four years to complete and is actually the first-of-...

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Qualified firefightersendure live fire training prior to working in the field

Posted by Jason White on Tuesday, January 7, 2014, In : College Education 
A career in firefighting can be exhilarating but the underlying circumstances remain serious on the job at hand. Therefore, a mature demeanor is expected to these emergency service professionals. Experience and time will raise a skilled firefighter but firefighter courses in Toronto can produce qualified individual to aid in rescue operations.

The Office of the Fire Marshal (OFM) is part of the Ontario government's Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, where they e...

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Hospitality Operations - Kitchen Management Courses in Canada

Posted by Jason White on Tuesday, January 7, 2014, In : College Education 
The hospitality operations - kitchen managers are responsible for supervising day-to-day kitchen operations, such as:
  • Planning menu
  • Ensuring high levels of customer service
  • Supervising food production
  • Controlling food, beverage and labour costs
  • Ensuring sanitation, safety and hygiene
  • Recruiting and managing human resource personnel
  • Adhering to quality standards in food production
  • Coordinating kitchen staff
  • Ensuring quick food service, reducing waiting time
  • Dealing effectively with kitchen staff and ...

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A College Course is the Foundation for Promising Careers

Posted by Jason White on Wednesday, December 25, 2013, In : College Education 

With four main campuses, eight different schools, and more than 200 programs, Centennial College is the mainstay of the career path of many professionals. With studies catering to everyone from high school graduates to Second Career students, Centennial has a diverse offering. Each college course is designed to teach essential employability skills, ensuring relevance in the program's curriculum and in the student's educational experience as a whole.

Centennial welcomes students of all levels,...


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