Shortcourses

List of Short Courses with Course Description:

The following is a compilation of short courses offered through our learning programs, available either at no cost or at subsidized prices, depending on individual circumstances.

Accounting and Bookkeeping Beginner course (20 hrs.) Fee: $195

If you're looking for an entry-level position in accounting and bookkeeping, our Accounting and Bookkeeping Beginner course is an excellent opportunity to start your journey. This course provides comprehensive knowledge and understanding of basic accounting and bookkeeping techniques, which are essential for success in the field.

Our course covers a range of topics including accounts receivable/payable, personal or small business needs, double-entry journals, general ledger, posting accruals, deferrals, and financial statements. You will gain a thorough understanding of each of these topics and how they relate to accounting and bookkeeping.

By the end of the course, you will have the skills and knowledge necessary to work with financial data, prepare financial statements, and manage accounts for individuals and small businesses.

At our institution, we are committed to providing quality education and practical skills training that empowers our students to succeed in their careers. Enroll in our Accounting and Bookkeeping Beginner course today and take the first step towards a rewarding career in accounting and bookkeeping.

Career Options: This course opens up possibilities for various entry-level roles in the field of accounting and bookkeeping, such as bookkeeping clerk, accounting assistant, and administrative assistant.

Computer Applications for Everyday Life (20 hrs.) Fee: $165

Our short course, Computer Applications for Everyday Life, is designed to provide practical skills and knowledge to students on how to effectively use computer applications in their daily lives.

The course covers a range of computer applications that are commonly used in daily life, including email, social media, word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software. Our experienced instructors will guide students through each application and provide hands-on training that is designed to improve computer literacy and overall productivity.

By the end of the course, students will be proficient in using various computer applications for everyday tasks such as email correspondence, creating and editing documents, organizing data, and creating presentations. This course is perfect for individuals who want to enhance their computer skills and use technology more effectively in their personal and professional lives.

Whether you're a student, working professional, or someone who wants to stay current with the latest technology trends, our Computer Applications for Everyday Life course will equip you with the necessary skills to succeed in today's digital world. Sign up today and take the first step towards improving your computer literacy and productivity.

QuickBooks Course (20 hrs.) Fee: $175

The QuickBooks course is designed to teach students how to use the popular accounting software QuickBooks. The course covers the following topics: creating and managing accounts, processing invoices and payments, generating financial statements, and managing payroll. Students will also learn about bookkeeping principles and how to apply them using QuickBooks.

Career options: This course is suitable for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in bookkeeping or accounting.

First Aid and CPR (14 hrs.) Fee: $150

At Nimz Career College, we offer a comprehensive two-day First Aid and CPR course designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to respond to emergencies at home or work. This 14-hour course is suitable for individuals who require certification for their work or simply want to learn how to provide life-saving aid in emergency situations.

Our First Aid and CPR course covers a range of essential topics, including how to assess emergency situations, administer CPR and AED, treat injuries, and respond to various medical emergencies. Our experienced instructors will guide you through these topics, providing you with hands-on practice and simulations to ensure that you're fully prepared to respond in real-world situations.

This course is particularly beneficial for those interested in pursuing a career in healthcare, emergency services, or safety. Upon completion, students will receive a certification in First Aid and CPR, which is recognized by many employers and industries.

Whether you're looking to meet work requirements or simply want to gain valuable life-saving skills, our First Aid and CPR course is the perfect choice. Join us at Nimz Career College and take the first step towards becoming a confident and capable first responder. Contact us today to learn more about our course and how it can help you achieve your career goals.

Career options: This course is suitable for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare, emergency services, or safety.

Applied Behavior Analysis (40 hrs.) Fee: $165

The Applied Behavior Analysis course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the principles of behavior analysis and how they can be applied in different settings. The course covers the following topics: understanding behavior, measuring behavior, assessing behavior, and implementing behavior change strategies.

Career options: This course is suitable for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in psychology, education, or behavior therapy.

Microsoft Office Beginner (20 hrs.) Fee: $165

The Microsoft Office Beginner course teaches students how to use the basic features of Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. The course covers the following topics: creating and editing documents, spreadsheets, and presentations.

Career options: This course is suitable for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in office administration, customer service, or marketing.

Microsoft Excel Beginner (20 hrs.) Fee: $165

The Microsoft Excel Beginner course teaches students how to use the basic features of Microsoft Excel. The course covers the following topics: creating and editing spreadsheets, formatting cells, and performing basic calculations.

Career options: This course is suitable for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in finance, accounting, or data analysis.

Microsoft Excel Intermediate (20 hrs.) Fee: $ Fee: $165

The Microsoft Excel Intermediate course teaches students how to use intermediate features of Microsoft Excel. The course covers the following topics: creating and editing complex spreadsheets, using advanced formulas and functions, and data analysis.

Career options: This course is suitable for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in financial analysis, business analysis, or data management.

Microsoft Excel Advanced (20 hrs.) Fee: $165

The Microsoft Excel Advanced course teaches students how to use advanced features of Microsoft Excel. The course covers the following topics: using advanced functions and formulas, creating and managing pivot tables, and automating tasks using macros.

Career options: This course is suitable for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in data management, financial analysis, or project management.

Public Speaking (20 hrs.) $ Fee: $165

The Public Speaking course is designed to teach students how to become effective and confident public speakers. The course covers the following topics: developing and organizing speeches, delivering speeches with confidence, and handling Q & A sessions.

Career options: This course is suitable for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in sales, marketing, or public relations.

Food Handler Certificate Course (6 hrs.) Fee: $59

The Food Handler Certificate Course teaches students about food safety, handling, and preparation. The course covers the following topics: understanding foodborne illness, preventing contamination, and maintaining food safety. You will get your certification the same day!

Career options: This course is suitable for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in the food service industry.

Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop (20 hrs.) $ Fee: $165

In this course, students will learn how to use Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, two of the most popular graphic design software programs in the industry. They will learn about drawing, creating logos, photo editing, and digital painting, and how to use various tools, adjust colors, add filters, and export their designs for different mediums.

Career options: Possible career options include graphic designer, web designer, and digital artist.

Profile Tax Software Training (20 hrs.) Fee: $198

This course teaches students how to use the Profile tax software, a popular tax preparation tool used in Canada. They will learn about tax laws, regulations, and best practices for efficient tax preparation. Students will learn how to navigate the software, enter data, and calculate taxes for individuals and small businesses.

Career options: Possible career options include tax preparer, bookkeeper, and accountant.

Financial Planning and Investments (20 hrs.) Fee: $165

In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of financial planning and investment strategies. They will learn how to analyze financial statements, create budgets, and set financial goals. The course also covers investment vehicles such as stocks, bonds, and mutual funds, and how to assess risk and return.

Career options: Possible career options include financial planner, investment analyst, and financial advisor.

Income Tax Preparations (20 hrs.) $ Fee: $165

This course teaches students how to prepare and file income tax returns for individuals and small businesses. They will learn about different tax credits and deductions, how to calculate taxes owed, and how to file returns electronically. The course also covers tax laws, regulations, and best practices for efficient tax preparation.

Career options: Possible career options include tax preparer, bookkeeper, and accountant assistant.

Effective Communication (20 hrs.) Fee: $165

In this course, students will learn how to communicate effectively in various settings such as workplace, personal, and public. They will learn how to listen actively, speak confidently, write clearly, and use nonverbal communication effectively. The course covers different communication styles, conflict resolution, and persuasion techniques.

Career options: Possible career options include communication specialist, public relations, and marketing.

Social Media Marketing for Small Business (20 hrs.) Fee: $165

This course teaches students how to use social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to promote and grow small businesses. They will learn how to create content, engage with customers, measure performance, and use paid advertising to reach targeted audiences. The course covers social media strategy, content creation, and analytics.

Career options: Possible career options include social media specialist, digital marketer, and small business owner.

Interior Design: Home Decor (20 hrs.) Fee: $198

In this course, students will learn how to design and decorate interior spaces such as homes, offices, and retail spaces. They will learn about design principles, color theory, and space planning, furniture selection, lighting, and materials selection. Students will also learn about design trends, sustainability, and project management.

Career options: Possible career options include interior designer, decorator, and design consultant.

Shelter Support Worker Certificate Course (30 hrs.) Fee: $1,400

This course is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the structure of the shelter system in Toronto. This self-paced course will explore all aspects of the Shelter Standards, with a focus on common issues faced by individuals working with, or within, the shelter system.

Throughout the course, students will be introduced to various topics such as service delivery, client responsibilities, access requests, customer service, basic needs, case management, support and services, health and safety issues, and administration practices. By the end of the course, students will have a thorough understanding of the shelter system and the important role it plays in the community.

The course takes approximately six hours to complete, and students must fulfill all course requirements within 30 days of enrollment to obtain proof of completion. Whether you are a newcomer to the sector or looking to expand your knowledge and skills, the Shelter Standards course is an excellent opportunity to enhance your understanding of the shelter system and make a positive impact in the lives of those in need.

Career options: This course is ideal for anyone who is interested in working with individuals experiencing homelessness or who is currently working within the shelter system. Possible career options include shelter workers, social workers, case managers, community outreach workers, and other roles within the non-profit and social services sector.

Cosmetic Acupressure: Revamp your looks (20 hrs.) Fee: $165

Our short course in Cosmetic Acupressure provides students with the skills and knowledge to improve their overall health and beauty using traditional acupressure techniques.

Throughout the course, students will learn how to use specific acupressure points on the face and body to promote healthy skin, reduce stress, and improve overall wellness. Our experienced instructors will guide students through each technique, providing hands-on training that is designed to enhance their understanding and application of acupressure.

By the end of the course, students will have a solid foundation in the principles of acupressure and be able to use the techniques they have learned to improve their own health and beauty. Whether you're interested in learning more about natural health and beauty, or want to incorporate acupressure into your existing wellness routine, this course is perfect for anyone looking to improve their overall health and wellbeing.

Sign up today and take the first step towards discovering the benefits of cosmetic acupressure for yourself. Learn how to revitalize your mind, body, and spirit and promote a more balanced, healthy, and radiant life.

Safe Management: 2 days (16 hours) Fee: $150

Course Overview:

The Safe Management course offered by Nimz Career College provides participants with essential knowledge and skills in risk management, behavioral management, relationship management, and basic physical intervention skills. This course is designed to equip individuals with the necessary tools to ensure the safety and well-being of themselves and others in various settings, including healthcare, security, and customer service industries.

Target Audience:

Professionals working in healthcare, security, or customer service industries Individuals interested in acquiring foundational skills in safe management Students pursuing careers in fields where conflict resolution and safety are vital

Course Objectives:

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the principles of risk management and apply them in real-life scenarios.
  • Demonstrate effective behavioral management techniques to de-escalate potential conflicts.
  • Build positive relationships and enhance communication skills to foster a safe environment.
  • Acquire basic physical intervention skills to protect oneself and others when necessary.

Course Content:

Day 1:

Module 1: Risk Management (4 hours)

  • Introduction to risk assessment and identification
  • Strategies for mitigating risks and preventing incidents
  • Implementing safety protocols and emergency response procedures

Module 2: Behavioral Management (4 hours)

  • Understanding human behavior and triggers
  • Verbal de-escalation techniques
  • Managing challenging behaviors and defusing conflicts

Day 2:

Module 3: Relationship Management (4 hours)

  • Effective communication skills
  • Building rapport and trust with individuals
  • Conflict resolution strategies in professional settings

Module 4: Basic Physical Intervention Skills (4 hours)

  • Introduction to physical intervention techniques
  • Maintaining personal safety during physical interventions
  • Legal and ethical considerations in the use of physical intervention

Note: The course content is subject to revision and customization based on the specific needs and requirements of the participants.

Completion of the Safe Management course equips individuals with valuable skills and knowledge to maintain a safe and secure environment in various professional settings. Participants will receive a certificate of completion from Nimz Career College, acknowledging their successful completion of the course.

Please note that Nimz Career College reserves the right to modify the course content, schedule, and other details as deemed necessary to provide the best learning experience for participants.

Medication and Pharmacology Training: 4 days (32 hours), Fee: $198


Course Overview:

The Medication and Pharmacology Training course offered by Nimz Career College is a comprehensive 4-day program designed to provide participants with in-depth knowledge and skills in medication management and pharmacology. This course is essential for healthcare professionals, caregivers, and individuals working in the healthcare industry who are responsible for administering medications and ensuring medication safety.

Target Audience:

  • Healthcare professionals (nurses, medical assistants, pharmacists, etc.)
  • Caregivers in residential care facilities and home healthcare settings
  • Individuals seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills in medication management

Course Objectives:

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the principles of pharmacology, including drug classifications and actions.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in medication administration techniques and dosage calculations.
  • Identify common medication errors and implement strategies to prevent them.
  • Recognize and manage adverse drug reactions and medication interactions.
  • Comply with legal and ethical considerations related to medication management.

Course Content:

Day 1:

Module 1: Introduction to Pharmacology (8 hours)

  • Fundamentals of pharmacology: drug classifications, actions, and effects
  • Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics
  • Principles of medication safety and medication administration records (MARs)

Module 2: Routes and Techniques of Medication Administration (8 hours)

  • Oral medication administration: tablets, capsules, liquids
  • Parenteral medication administration: injections (intramuscular, subcutaneous), intravenous therapy
  • Topical and transdermal medication administration

Day 2:

Module 3: Dosage Calculations (8 hours)

  • Systems of measurement and conversions
  • Calculating medication dosages for oral and parenteral administration
  • Pediatric and geriatric dosage considerations

Module 4: Medication Errors and Safety (8 hours)

  • Common medication errors and their causes
  • Error prevention strategies and best practices
  • Documentation and reporting of medication errors

Day 3:

Module 5: Adverse Drug Reactions and Medication Interactions (8 hours)

  • Identification and management of common adverse drug reactions
  • Drug-drug interactions and contraindications
  • Medication allergies and anaphylactic reactions
  • Module 6: Legal and Ethical Considerations in Medication Management (8 hours)
  • Legal frameworks and regulations governing medication administration
  • Ethical considerations in medication management
  • Patient rights and informed consent

Day 4:

Module 7: Special Medication Considerations (8 hours)

  • Psychotropic medications and mental health considerations
  • Pain management medications
  • Medications for chronic conditions and palliative care

Note: The course content is subject to revision and customization based on the specific needs and requirements of the participants.

Completion of the Medication and Pharmacology Training course equips participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to safely and effectively manage medications in various healthcare settings. Participants will receive a certificate of completion from Nimz Career College, acknowledging their successful completion of the course.

Please note that Nimz Career College reserves the right to modify the course content, schedule, and other details as deemed necessary to provide the best learning experience for participants.

Course Title: English as a Second Language (ESL) Program: Free 10-Week Course

Course Description:

The English as a Second Language (ESL) program at the New Immigrant Zone is designed to address the crucial need for language proficiency among new Canadian immigrants. This program recognizes the paramount importance of English language skills in successfully integrating into Canadian society, pursuing educational opportunities, and advancing in the professional sphere.

The ESL program is meticulously crafted to provide comprehensive language instruction, catering to learners at various proficiency levels, from beginners to advanced speakers. Whether you are looking to enhance your conversational abilities, improve your reading and writing skills, or gain confidence in your overall English proficiency, our program offers a supportive and immersive learning environment.

Our experienced instructors are dedicated to creating engaging lessons that focus on practical language usage and cultural fluency. Through interactive activities, discussions, and real-life simulations, students will develop the essential language skills necessary for effective communication in everyday situations, academic pursuits, and professional settings.

Program Length and Duration:

The ESL program at the New Immigrant Zone offers flexible options to accommodate the diverse schedules and needs of our students. The program is structured in modules, each lasting for a duration of 10 weeks. This modular approach allows learners to join at the beginning of any module, ensuring accessibility and providing the opportunity to tailor the program to individual availability.

Each module consists of engaging classroom instruction, supplemented by interactive exercises and practical application of language skills. Students will have the opportunity to engage in group activities, one-on-one discussions with instructors, and language practice with fellow learners, fostering a supportive and collaborative learning environment.

Upon completion of each module, students will receive a certificate acknowledging their progress and achievement in improving their English language skills. For those seeking to further enhance their language proficiency, multiple modules can be completed consecutively to build upon foundational knowledge and advance to higher proficiency levels.

Enrolling in the ESL program at the New Immigrant Zone empowers new Canadian immigrants with the language skills necessary to confidently navigate their new surroundings, forge meaningful connections, and pursue academic and professional opportunities. With the support of our experienced instructors and a curriculum tailored to your specific needs, you will gain the language proficiency essential for successful integration and growth in your new Canadian journey.

Embark on your language learning journey with us at the New Immigrant Zone and unlock the doors to effective communication, expanded opportunities, and a brighter future in Canada.