Fleming College will offer five new diploma and certificate programs to students in September 2011.
With the continued growth in skilled trades enrolment at Fleming, the college will add two new programs to this area – Plumbing Techniques and Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician (HRAC). Plumbing Techniques, an Ontario college certificate program, is offered in a 19-week compressed format while HRAC is offered in a compressed three semester, 45 week format.
The HRAC program features an emphasis on renewable, sustainable and alternative energy efficient solutions for indoor environments. Both programs will be offered in Peterborough.
Pharmacy Technician is a two-year diploma program that will be offered at the Sutherland Campus this fall. Graduates of this program will enter a growing field, assisting registered pharmacists in the pharmaceutical industry.
Building on Fleming’s recognized Early Childhood Education and Educational Assistant programs; the college will now offer the Child and Youth Worker program. This program prepares students to provide care and treatment for children or teens who may be experiencing a range of social, emotional, behavioural or learning challenges.
Full-time and online, the new Spa Management post-graduate certificate program is offered in three semesters and includes 12 courses and two internships. It complements Fleming College’s Esthetician diploma program, which is offered at the Cobourg Campus.
For more information on any of these new programs, visit www.flemingcollege.ca. Please note, these new programs will be offered pending funding approval by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.
Located in the heart of Central Ontario, Fleming College has campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg and Haliburton. Named for famous Canadian inventor and engineer Sir Sandford Fleming, the college features more than 90 full-time programs in Business and Technology, Continuing Education and Skilled Trades, Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, Visual Arts, Education, Health and Wellness, and Law, Justice and Community Services. Fleming College has more than 6,000 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 58,000 alumni.
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