At CDI College, we have been helping students build their careers for over 40 years! With premier programs in business, technology, and healthcare, your CDI training will provide a solid foundation in skills that will help you launch a meaningful career.


Once you begin your studies, you will become aware of how our learning process will stimulate, involve and challenge you to succeed. You will build an impressive skill set in your area of study, plus gain the interpersonal expertise that will help make you successful.


Our programs are designed to reflect the requirements of the employers in your chosen career field. Throughout your studies, you will work in ways that will mirror what you will find in the workplace. When you complete your program you will be ready to begin your career.
And the support team at the campus is dedicated to helping you every step of the way. We are all here for one reason – your success!! From our admission process right through to our employment support after graduation, we strive to provide you with a meaningful educational experience. It is this dedication that gives our graduates the competitive edge in the workplace.


SCHOOL OF BUSINESS - Effective business professionals are required in every field of employment. At CDI School of Business, our students learn the key aspects of a business that can be applied to just about any industry. CDI School of Business will provide you with the tools for success in the world of business. You will enter the workforce with a wide variety of career options at your fingertips including business administration, office management, human resources, accounting assistance, and marketing. CDI College has a long history of delivering qualified business professionals to employers. Our curriculum reflects the needs of the business community and we are committed to giving you the skills that will advance your career.


SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY - The demand for skilled IT professionals is on the rise in order to meet the needs of leading-edge employers. At CDI School of Technology, we offer our students industry-recognized, focused curriculum that utilizes the latest in software and computer applications. Whether you are pursuing a new career path or upgrading your skills, you can be confident in your CDI education. Students of this exciting field are in high demand for their specialized training in networking, programming, web applications, and computer support. After graduation, you may successfully compete for positions such as Computer Technicians, Web Designers, Technical Support Specialists and Help-Desk Troubleshooters.


SCHOOL OF HEALTH CARE - Not only is health care one of the most rewarding career paths but it’s also one of the most in demand! The current challenge of caring for an aging population has created an urgent need for trained healthcare workers. CDI College specializes in training students for rewarding opportunities in the field of healthcare. As one of the largest private healthcare colleges in Canada, we consistently attract a diverse group of people who are looking to advance their careers, just like you. We combine industry-approved curriculum, one-on-one instruction, and job placement assistance to prepare you for success. Our programs are respected and recognized within the healthcare industry. After graduation, you can expect to find jobs in a variety of different settings and related fields including hospitals, medical offices, pharmacies and home support work.

Value Propositions

1. 40 Years training Canadians for Business, Technology and Health Care related careers.
2. Accelerated, market-driven programs to train students in a matter of months enter a competitive job market.
3. Hands-on training helps develop the skills graduates will use in the workforce.
4. Instructors are also industry-experienced practitioners in the fields they teach
5. Personalized experience because of small class sizes. Students have more interaction with instructors.
6. Career and Employment Services available to assist students during the program and after they graduate to search and secure a job in their preferred career field.
7. Twelve locations across the country.

Programmes taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

Certificate

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Explore the fascinating world of dentistry with the Dental Technician program at CDI College. Covering a range of topics including dentures, orthodontics, bridges and cro ... [+]

Explore the fascinating world of dentistry with the Dental Technician program at CDI College. Covering a range of topics including dentures, orthodontics, bridges and crowns, the Dental Technician program will prepare you for work in dental laboratories, dental manufacturers, dental suppliers and other dental settings.

Gain the knowledge and skills you need to work in this exciting field at CDI College!

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Canada Surrey
September 2019
English
Full time
Campus
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Dedicated healthcare professionals are permanently in demand. CDI College’s Personal Support Worker program will help you gain the core skills to provide support for clie ... [+]

Dedicated healthcare professionals are permanently in demand. CDI College’s Personal Support Worker program will help you gain the core skills to provide support for clients in private homes, residential care facilities or adult daycare centres.

You‘ll learn to promote the emotional, physical and mental well-being of your clients, as well as collaborate with other members of the extended health care team. You’ll also have several opportunities to put theory and skill into practice through multiple practicum placements.

If you’re looking for a meaningful career that allows you to make a difference in the lives of many people in your community, the Personal Support Worker program is for you.... [-]

Canada Mississauga Scarborough
September 2019
English
Full time
100 hours
Campus
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Diploma

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CDI College's Denturist program is one of three programs in Canada approved by the Denturist Association of Canada and the only program accredited in British Columbia. ... [+]

CDI College's Denturist program is one of three programs in Canada approved by the Denturist Association of Canada and the only program accredited in British Columbia. Denturists specialize in the field of removable oral prostheses and supply denture care directly to the public.

They provide denture services to patients via chair side appointments and also have the ability to fabricate dentures in their own clinic. By the end of this three-year program, students will have spent time covering the theoretical, technical and clinical experiences required to assess, diagnose, design, fabricate and insert both complete and partial removable dentures.

Topics include complete and removable partial dentures, dentures on implants, and practice management.... [-]

Canada Surrey
September 2019
English
Full time
3 years
Campus
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The Dental Assistance - 5644 program prepares students to become dental assistants in private or public healthcare establishments and dental offices. ... [+]

Diploma of Vocational Studies, often abbreviated DVS, French: Diplôme d'études professionnelles or DEP

Dental Assistance - 5644 / Assistance dentaire - 5144

The Dental Assistance - 5644 program prepares students to become dental assistants in private or public healthcare establishments and dental offices. The program fosters the development of effective dental assistant practices as well as the development of organizational and communication skills. An important portion of the program is delivered in a laboratory and in clinics.

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Canada Laval
September 2019
English
Full time
Campus
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The Dental Assisting program at CDI College trains students for careers in the dental field. During the program, students will learn about dental care, pharmacology, oral ... [+]

CDI College's Dental Assisting program provides hands-on training for students who want to pursure careers in the dental field. Topics covered in the program include oral facial science, dental materials, clinical dentistry, preventative dentistry and nutrition, prevention of disease transmission, oral pathology, and more. Students will develop a through understanding of dental theories as well as have the opportunity to practice them in practicum placements.

The program provides both comprehensive and intensive education and training leading to a career as a Certified Dental Assistant.

Graduates are eligible to apply to sit the written National Dental Assisting Examination Board (NDAEB) Certification Exam.... [-]

Canada Calgary
September 2019
English
Full time
Campus
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The Health, Assistance & Nursing -5325 (French) program prepares students to work as Nursing Assistants in a variety of public or private healthcare facilities. ... [+]

Attestation of College Studies (ACS) (French: Attestation d'études collégiales (AEC))

Health, Assistance & Nursing - 5325 (French) / Santé, assistance et soins infirmiers - 5325

The healthcare sector offers excellent professional opportunities and, due to the ageing population and an increased demand for health services, careers in this field will continue to be in demand. The Health, Assistance & Nursing -5325 (French) program prepares students to work as Nursing Assistants in a variety of public or private healthcare facilities.

The program combines both theoretical and practical instruction in well-equipped classroom/laboratory settings. Students will also participate in numerous clinical sessions that cover the various areas of the profession.... [-]

Canada Laval
September 2019
French (Canada)
Full time
Campus
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If you love to help people, the Health Care Aide program at CDI College can prepare you for a rewarding career as a caregiver. As a graduate, you will be qualified to ass ... [+]

The demand for qualified caregivers continues to grow across Canada. If you love to help people, the Health Care Aide program at CDI College can prepare you for a rewarding career as a caregiver. As a graduate, you will be qualified to assist clients who require basic nursing care as well as patients living with mental health issues.

In the Health Care Aide program, you will develop the skills and knowledge needed to care for people living at home and in long term care facilities. You will learn to identify and respond to their physical and emotional needs as well as promote physical and mental activity.

You’ll explore anatomy, medical terminology, chronic conditions and palliative care as well. You’ll also receive practical, hands-on training on the key features of responsible and accountable care, including wheelchair safety, transfer skills, mechanical lifting and various care techniques. ... [-]

Canada Winnipeg Edmonton Calgary
September 2019
English
Full time
Campus
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Health Care Assistants provide invaluable support to the healthcare industry by caring for patients with physical or mental health issues who reside in permanent or tempo ... [+]

Health Care Assistants provide invaluable support to the healthcare industry by caring for patients with physical or mental health issues who reside in permanent or temporary home care. Students enrolled in the Health Care Assistant program at CDI College gain experience with a wide range of continuing care sectors including home health care industries, retirement homes, group homes, hospices, and long-term care facilities.

Students are taught how to respond to the physical and emotional needs of the client, promote physical and mental activity, interact with the client and family members, assist with personal care and hygiene, and handle specialized equipment. Graduates of the program become skilled communicators who are able to listen and understand their clients while providing exceptional healthcare services. ... [-]

Canada Richmond Surrey
September 2019
English
Full time
100 hours
Campus
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Enrol in CDI College’s Intra Oral Dental Assistant diploma program and discover the many career opportunities that await graduates. This diploma program is a comprehensiv ... [+]

Enrol in CDI College’s Intra Oral Dental Assistant diploma program and discover the many career opportunities that await graduates. This diploma program is a comprehensive and intensive study of dental care, oral pathology, pharmacology, and dental radiography.

Students learn how to prepare treatment rooms and patients for treatments, assist dentists during treatment, perform infection control procedures, process radiographs, apply topical fluoride and anaesthetic, and maintain patient records, insurance accounts, and other general administrative duties.

Courses in the Intra-Oral Dental Assistant program consist of a variety of practical and theoretical lessons. Students begin with core dental studies which give an orientation to dentistry, oral facial science, and environmental health and safety. Students are also taught how to organize and manage diagnostic records, conduct radiography, and perform administrative duties. Students are required to complete 80 hours of work experience in a private practice during Phase I of the program, and 60 hours during Phase II, to graduate with a diploma. ... [-]

Canada Vancouver Winnipeg
September 2019
English
Full time
100 hours
Campus
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CDI College's Medical Laboratory Assistant diploma program combines theory-based study and hands-on learning to prepare students to find employment in a medical lab setti ... [+]

CDI College's Medical Laboratory Assistant diploma program combines theory-based study and hands-on learning to prepare students to find employment in a medical lab setting.

This program covers a wide range of subjects including medical terminology, clinical laboratory practices, anatomy, physiology, laboratory math, biology and chemistry. Students will also gain a broad understanding of laboratory microbiology and hematology. In addition, students will also learn about safety procedures, ethical behaviour and legislation related to this profession. Prior to graduation, students must complete a clinical placement in a laboratory setting outside of the campus.

Career opportunities for graduates of this program exist in private diagnostic testing, public health, hospitals, quality control, veterinary labs and physician's offices or clinics.... [-]

Canada Burnaby
September 2019
English
Full time
100 hours
Campus
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CDI College’s Medical Laboratory Assistant/Technician diploma program prepares students for the challenges of a career working in a medical laboratory. ... [+]

CDI College’s Medical Laboratory Assistant/Technician diploma program prepares students for the challenges of a career working in a medical laboratory.

The program combines theoretical and practical elements of lab work in a well-equipped classroom/laboratory setting. Students gain an understanding of key scientific principles, including the fundamentals of anatomy, physiology and medical terminology, clinical chemistry, laboratory microbiology, haematology and immunohematology, the cardiovascular system, including an ECG and vital signs, urinalysis and body fluids, specimen procurement, clinical pathology, cytology, and histology.

Career opportunities for graduates of this program include working in private diagnostic testing laboratories, public health laboratories, hospital laboratories or outpatient departments, quality control laboratories (food testing industry, as support technician), insurance companies as a mobile medical laboratory, veterinary laboratories, physician’s office or clinics, and other types of medical office settings.... [-]

Canada Mississauga
September 2019
English
Full time
Campus
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The Medical Office Administrator diploma program teaches students to develop the skills they need to work in a modern medical office. ... [+]

The Medical Office Administrator diploma program teaches students to develop the skills they need to work in a modern medical office.

The program teaches students to build strong computer skills and use industry-standard software such as the Microsoft Office suite and payroll and accounting software.

Graduates of this program are prepared to enter jobs such medical file clerk, ward clerk, medical office receptionist, or medical transcriptionist.

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Canada Scarborough Mississauga Toronto
September 2019
English
Full time
Campus
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CDI College's Medical Office Assistant program teaches you the knowledge and skills you need to thrive in this fast-paced field. You'll gain important medical knowledge l ... [+]

Do you have an interest in health and medicine and a love of working with the public? A career as a medical office assistant could be for you!

CDI College's Medical Office Assistant program teaches you the knowledge and skills you need to thrive in this fast-paced field. You'll gain important medical knowledge like terminology and anatomy. You'll also learn vital skills like medical records management, billing, and medical administration software. General office skills are also taught including keyboarding, transcription, and computer and office software skills.

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Canada Richmond Winnipeg
September 2019
English
Full time
100 hours
Campus
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Gain the office, clerical and medical skills you need to provide the essential support required by pharmacists with the Pharmacy Assistant program at CDI College. ... [+]

Gain the office, clerical and medical skills you need to provide the essential support required by pharmacists with the Pharmacy Assistant program at CDI College.

You'll be trained in pharmacology, dispensing, inventory, billing and administration, as well as customer service skills. Expand your knowledge by receiving First Aid and CPR training and certification as well, making you a more valuable member of any pharmacy setting. Our grads find work in community pharmacies and more.

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Canada Toronto Calgary Scarborough Mississauga Burnaby Red Deer Edmonton  + 4 More
September 2019
English
Full time
45 weeks
Campus
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This comprehensive program prepares individuals to achieve competency in the skills and theoretical knowledge necessary to enter the Pharmacy environment as a Pharmacy Te ... [+]

Begin a career in the growing and in-demand pharmacy industry with CDI College’s Pharmacy Technician diploma. This comprehensive program teaches students the fundamental skills and knowledge required for a successful career as a Pharmacy Technician.

Students receive hands-on experience in the areas of dispensing, compounding, mathematics, computer processing and data entry, drug/body interaction, and drug delivery systems among others. Additionally, students practice their customer service skills and learn about different pharmaceutical environments such as retail, hospital, and small business.

By developing real-world skills in conflict management and communications, graduates will have a greater understanding of the dynamic duties and skill sets needed for a career as a Pharmacy Technician. CDI College is proud of our exceptional faculty, all with professional experience and expertise in the pharmaceutical field of study. ... [-]

Canada Burnaby Edmonton
September 2019
English
Full time
100 hours
Campus
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The program introduces students to the fundamental duties and responsibilities of a Practical Nurse. The curriculum follows standards laid out by the College of Licensed ... [+]

Practical Nurses work in concert with fellow healthcare specialists in settings like acute care wards, private homes, public schools and long-term care facilities. CDI College’s Practical Nursing diploma program trains students to work in medical, surgical and rehabilitation care in a variety of positions.

The program introduces students to the fundamental duties and responsibilities of a Practical Nurse. The curriculum follows standards laid out by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia (CLPNBC). Students are trained in both holistic and clinical practices.

Courses combine both classroom learning and lab work, as well as clinical placements. During this supervised hands-on training, students gain experience in facilities dealing with acute care, gerontology and community medical care. At the end of the supervised learning period, students participate in a preceptorship and job search training, to help transition them from student to graduate.... [-]

Canada Surrey Richmond
September 2019
English
Full time
Campus
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This program meets the competencies listed by the College of Massage Therapists of BC (CTMBC) Occupational Competency Profile. As a graduate, you will be prepared to writ ... [+]

The comprehensive Registered Massage Therapy program at CDI College will train you for a career in this growing healthcare field. You’ll study anatomy, physiology, nutrition and more.

You’ll cover the essential practices of massage and learn how they’re used to treat a wide range of conditions and promote wellness. You’ll work with clients in the supervised Student Clinic and put your new skill set to the test.

This program meets the competencies listed by the College of Massage Therapists of BC (CTMBC) Occupational Competency Profile. As a graduate, you will be prepared to write the CMTBC registration examinations.

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Canada Surrey
September 2019
English
Campus
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This diploma program prepares graduates with the basic knowledge, skills, values and behaviours necessary for employment in community and private agencies, hospitals, cli ... [+]

Students interested in various areas of human development, including functional movement, human disorders, and injury and rehabilitation will find a career match with CDI College’s Rehabilitation Therapy Assistant (Occupational Therapist Assistant - Physiotherapist Assistant) program.

This diploma program prepares graduates with the basic knowledge, skills, values and behaviours necessary for employment in community and private agencies, hospitals, clinics, and rehabilitation centres. Physiotherapist assistants and occupational therapist assistants play a significant role, working in partnership with and under the supervision of physiotherapists and occupational therapists.

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Canada Winnipeg
September 2019
English
Full time
Campus
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CDI College

The Veterinary Health Care Assistant program will provide you with a comprehensive foundation of knowledge and applied veterinary practices and will fully prepare you to ... [+]

The Veterinary Health Care Assistant program will provide you with a comprehensive foundation of knowledge and applied veterinary practices and will fully prepare you to provide a large number of clinical and administrative services in a range of animal care facilities.

You will also earn certifications in WHMIS 2015, Standard First Aid with CPR ‘C’ and AED, and DOGSAFE® Canine First Aid. The pet care field is a growing industry where an increasing number of people choose pets as a part of their household.

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Canada Richmond Surrey
September 2019
English
Full time
Campus
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789 West Pender St. 200,

Vancouver, British Columbia, V6C 1H2 CA
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800 5th Avenue SW, Trimac House, Suite 100

Calgary, Alberta, T2P 3T6 CA
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280 Main St.

Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 1A9 CA
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416, boul. De Maisonneuve West, 7th floor

Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1L2 CA
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11525 23 Ave NW

Edmonton, Alberta, T6J 4T3 CA
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CDI College - Longueuil
1111, rue St-Charles Ouest
bureau 135

Longueuil, Quebec, J4K 5G4 CA
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Suite 200, Midnapore Mall - 240 Midpark Way S.E.

Calgary, Alberta, T2X 1N4 CA
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Edmonton West
176 Mayfield Commons

Edmonton, Alberta, T5P 4B3 CA
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5th floor, 5000 Gaetz Ave.
Red Deer, AB
T4N 6C2

Red Deer, Alberta, CA