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Currently scheduled courses and programs at Cumberland College:

1

1A Truck Driver Training - MELT

4 week Program (approx 20 days) (Tax deductible Cost for 2021)

  • Total Drive Hours = 57 hours

  • Total Class Room Time = 47 hours

  • Circle Check/Air/Couple/Yard = 17.5 hours

  • Total 121.5 hours


Prerequisites:

    Effective March 15, 2019, all drivers who want to obtain a commercial Class 1 licence must undergo Saskatchewan’s Mandatory Entry-Level Training (MELT) program.

    To be eligible to take this training, drivers must:

    • be at least 18 years of age
    • be a Saskatchewan resident
    • complete a SGI drivers medical
    • hold a non-Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) Class 5 Saskatchewan driver’s license
    • hold a Class 1 learner (a Class 1 endorsement) - mandatory for acceptance
    • Air Brake Certificate (written test)

    Existing Saskatchewan Class 1 drivers were grandfathered in as of the implementation date.

    All documentation must be submitted prior to the application deadline:

    • SGI drivers medical
    • Valid class 5 drivers license with your 1A Learner's Endorsement - mandatory for acceptance
    • Air Brake Certificate (written test certificate)
    • $500 non-refundable seat deposit or sponsorship (required after acceptance when the above requirements are met)

    DRIVERS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT CLASS 1 (LEARNER’S) ENDORSEMENT.  THE COLLEGE WILL NOT HOLD SPOTS FOR THOSE WITHOUT THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS.

    For more information, please email Chris at cfilbey@cumberlandcollege.sk.ca or call 306-862-9849.

Tuition: $14,900

Dates: 31 May 2021 to 30 July 2021 - 8am to 5pm
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face
A

ABE - James Smith Cree Nation Level 4/ABE 12

Program start or delivery methods may be modified or adjusted to ensure that Cumberland College programs and services follow the direction, advice and guidance of the provincial and federal governments and Saskatchewan’s Chief Medical Officer during this time of uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The ABE 12 program is provided with credit from the Province of Saskatchewan through the Ministry of Immigration and Career Training. Cumberland College submits official records and transcripts of all ABE 12 students to Ministry of Immigration and Career Training.



Dates: 20 August 2020 to 28 May 2021
Location: James Smith Cree Nation
Delivery: Face to Face

ABE - James Smith Cree Nation Level 4/ABE 12

Program start or delivery methods may be modified or adjusted to ensure that Cumberland College programs and services follow the direction, advice and guidance of the provincial and federal governments and Saskatchewan’s Chief Medical Officer during this time of uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The ABE 12 program is provided with credit from the Province of Saskatchewan through the Ministry of Immigration and Career Training. Cumberland College submits official records and transcripts of all ABE 12 students to Ministry of Immigration and Career Training.



Dates: 20 August 2020 to 28 May 2021
Location: James Smith Cree Nation
Delivery: Face to Face

ABE - Melfort Level 3/ABE 10

Program start or delivery methods may be modified or adjusted to ensure that Cumberland College programs and services follow the direction, advice and guidance of the provincial and federal governments and Saskatchewan’s Chief Medical Officer during this time of uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

The Adult Basic Education Level 3 (ABE 10) program is provided with credit from the Province of Saskatchewan through the Ministry of Immigration and Career Training. Cumberland College submits official records and transcripts of all ABE 10 students to the Ministry of Immigration and Career Training.



Dates: 20 August 2020 to 28 May 2021
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face

ABE - Melfort Level 4/ABE 12

Program start or delivery methods may be modified or adjusted to ensure that Cumberland College programs and services follow the direction, advice and guidance of the provincial and federal governments and Saskatchewan’s Chief Medical Officer during this time of uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

The ABE 12 program is provided with credit from the Province of Saskatchewan through the Ministry of Immigration and Career Training. Cumberland College submits official records and transcripts of all ABE 12 students to Ministry of Immigration and Career Training.



Dates: 20 August 2020 to 28 May 2021
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face

ABE - Nipawin Level 3/ABE 10

Program start or delivery methods may be modified or adjusted to ensure that Cumberland College programs and services follow the direction, advice and guidance of the provincial and federal governments and Saskatchewan’s Chief Medical Officer during this time of uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

The Adult Basic Education Level 3 (ABE 10) program is provided with credit from the Province of Saskatchewan through the Ministry of Immigration and Career Training. Cumberland College submits official records and transcripts of all ABE 10 students to the Ministry of Immigration and Career Training.



Dates: 20 August 2020 to 28 May 2021
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face

ABE - Nipawin Level 4/ABE 12

Program start or delivery methods may be modified or adjusted to ensure that Cumberland College programs and services follow the direction, advice and guidance of the provincial and federal governments and Saskatchewan’s Chief Medical Officer during this time of uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

The ABE 12 program is provided with credit from the Province of Saskatchewan through the Ministry of Immigration and Career Training. Cumberland College submits official records and transcripts of all ABE 12 students to Ministry of Immigration and Career Training.



Dates: 20 August 2020 to 28 May 2021
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face

ABE - Red Earth First Nation Level 1 Literacy

Program start or delivery methods may be modified or adjusted to ensure that Cumberland College programs and services follow the direction, advice and guidance of the provincial and federal governments and Saskatchewan’s Chief Medical Officer during this time of uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 



Dates: 8 September 2020 to 21 May 2021
Location: Red Earth Cree Nation
Delivery: Face to Face

ABE - Tisdale Level 3/ABE 10

Program start or delivery methods may be modified or adjusted to ensure that Cumberland College programs and services follow the direction, advice and guidance of the provincial and federal governments and Saskatchewan’s Chief Medical Officer during this time of uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

The Adult Basic Education Level 3 (ABE 10) program is provided with credit from the Province of Saskatchewan through the Ministry of Immigration and Career Training. Cumberland College submits official records and transcripts of all ABE 10 students to the Ministry of Immigration and Career Training.



Dates: 20 August 2020 to 28 May 2021
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face

ABE - Tisdale Level 4/ABE 12

Program start or delivery methods may be modified or adjusted to ensure that Cumberland College programs and services follow the direction, advice and guidance of the provincial and federal governments and Saskatchewan’s Chief Medical Officer during this time of uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

The ABE 12 program is provided with credit from the Province of Saskatchewan through the Ministry of Immigration and Career Training. Cumberland College submits official records and transcripts of all ABE 12 students to Ministry of Immigration and Career Training.



Dates: 20 August 2020 to 28 May 2021
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face

Agriculture Sciences Certificate

Agriculture Sciences Certificate


Based on feedback from students and industry, we have altered the start date for the Agriculture Sciences Certificate program.  The new start date will be October 15th, 2021.  This later start date will allow students the opportunity to work over the summer and pursue their studies after harvest is completed in early October.   

If you’re interested in studying agriculture, but you only want to commit to a year, then our General Agriculture Certificate program, offered through our partnership with Lakeland College, is for you! 

Our certificate program offers a specific concentration on crop production.  The courses offered will allow you to master fundamental skills that are essential for modern agricultural operations, including computer training, keeping accurate business records, and using up-to-date and innovative technology.  Skills specific to crop production will involve you in practical field skills used to identify plants and weeds and assess a variety of pest problems. 

Upon completion of your certificate program, you will also be given the option to transfer into year two of Lakeland’s Crop Technology Diploma program, offered on its Vermilion campus.  The diploma program will allow you to gain knowledge and skills through agronomy, production, precision farming, and financial management classes while being immersed in a hands-on experience through industry practicum or Lakeland’s student-managed farm.

Whether you choose the acquisition of your certificate as your exit point, or choose to continue on to the diploma program, you will find yourself prepared to contribute to a farming operation or to work in the retail agriculture sector.


Requirements:

    • Grade 12 with minimum 50% in English A30 and B30, Foundations 20 or Pre-Calculus 20, and any 20 level core science
    • English Language Requirement

Notes:

    • International Tuition:  $18,000*
    • Books & Material costs will be determined closer to the program start date
    • The program's course schedule will allow students the opportunity and flexibility to work in the Agriculturual sector while enrolled in the program.  

Tuition: $5,250*
Books & Supplies: $1,200*
Student Fees: $85
Student Health & Dental Plan: $252*
*Note: Tuition, Books and Supplies, Health and Dental amounts are approximate, based on last year's program and may change at anytime.

Program Start: 12 October 2021
Application Deadline: 15 July 2021
Credit Granting Institution: Lakeland
Length: 1 year
B

Body Systems (ANAT100)

You will receive a basic introduction to body systems. You will study the structure of organs and systems in the human body, and how they function efficiently.


Tuition: $180

Dates: 12 October 2021 to 27 October 2021 - 9am to 4pm
Term: Term 1
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face/Online

Building Systems Technician Certificate

Building Systems Technician Certificate


There is a lot of technology at work in today’s commercial and institutional buildings, from energy efficient boilers to complex HVAC systems (heating, ventilation, air conditioning). Building systems require regular, skilled maintenance—mechanical and technical. That’s why building systems technicians are always in demand. It’s a job that requires good problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently or as part of a team.

Building Systems Technician is a one-year certificate program that consists of 3 semesters between September - June. You’ll receive comprehensive training in maintaining, operating and repairing electrical, ventilation, refrigeration and water treatment systems.

Most courses include practical activities to develop your troubleshooting skills. You’ll also get hands-on experience with a boiler during a work experience in your second term. It’s a great way to use what you’ve learned in class and labs in a real-world setting. It’s also a way to develop contacts for possible future employment.


Requirements:

    • Grade 12 with a minimum of 60% in Workplace and Apprenticeship Math 30 or 60% in Foundations of Math 20 or 60% in Pre-Calculus 20*
    • English Language Requirement

             *Previous Saskatchewan mathematics requirement also accepted:

    • Math A30

     

Notes:

    • International Tuition:  $18,000*
    • Books & Material costs will be determined in Spring 2022.  The amount of above is an estimate and is subject to change at anytime.
    • Students are required to complete 2 labs at SaskPolytech campus in Regina.  Students are responsible for all costs such as meals, travel, accomodations, etc. during these two 3 week labs.  Lab dates and times are yet to be determined but estimated to be as follows:
      • Lab 1 - Late Fall
      • Lab 2 - late Spring
    • Students are required to purchase steel toed shoes/boots, safety glasses, gloves(optional) for the start of the program. 

Tuition: $5,775*
Books & Supplies: $1,100*
Student Fees: $85
Student Health & Dental Plan: $252*
*Note: Tuition, Books and Supplies, Health and Dental amounts are approximate, based on last year's program and may change at anytime.

Program Start: 22 August 2022
Application Deadline: 22 August 2022
Credit Granting Institution: Sask Polytech
Length: 1 year
C

Carpentry

Carpentry


This applied certificate program develops the skills you need to work in residential and commercial construction and related industries. Instruction will include, but will not be limited to: blueprints and quantity survey, concrete, foundations, framing, interior finishes, roof coverings, and scaffolds. Trade time and academic credit may be available for graduates who find employment in the trade and register as apprentices.


Requirements:

    • Grade 10
    • English Language Requirement

Notes:

    Toolkit Cost:  $250* 

    Prior to program start you are required to purchase ankle covering steel-toed boots with a green patch (CSA grade 1 composite toe, composite plate).  We recommend you budget $200 for these boots.

     

Tuition: $3,400*
Books & Supplies: $1,200*
Student Fees: $85
Student Health & Dental Plan: $252*
*Note: Tuition, Books and Supplies, Health and Dental amounts are approximate, based on last year's program and may change at anytime.

Program Start: 22 August 2022
Application Deadline: 22 August 2022
Credit Granting Institution: Sask Polytech
Length: 18 weeks

Continuing Care Assistant - September 2021


Dates: 14 September 2021 to 13 May 2022
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face

Continuing Care Assistant - September 2022


Dates: 13 September 2022 to 12 May 2023
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face
D

Dementia Behaviour (DEMC 183)

You will study the types, behaviours and progression of dementia. Behaviour mapping techniques and interventions that promote optimum levels of functioning will be learned.


Tuition: $263

Dates: 5 April 2022 to 4 May 2022 - 9am to 4pm
Term: Term 1
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face/Online

Disability Support Worker

Disability Support Worker


Disability Support Worker is a one-year certificate program offered at Cumberland College.  Learn from experienced instructors how to provide compassionate, respectful care for individuals with challenging needs and disabling conditions. You will develop knowledge and practical skills in: basic care skills, behavioural support and crisis prevention, disability support services, exceptionalities and human growth & development, interpersonal, professional and employability skills, person-centred planning, quality of life enhancements.

As a disability support worker, you’ll be working with people of all ages and varying levels of ability. The program not only provides the practical skills you’ll need, it also provides a broad knowledge base. You’ll have the tools you need to enhance individual lives, while also build a rewarding career for yourself.


Requirements:

    • Grade 12
    • English Language Requirement
    • First Aid/Level C CPR (must provide by the first day of classes)

Notes:

    • International Tuition:  $18,000*
    • Accepted students will be required to provide evidence of a Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Search prior to entering required coursework and practicum with children, youth and adults.  A student must complete the practicum placements to graduate from the program. The cost of the Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Search is the student's responsibility.

Tuition: $5,400*
Books & Supplies: $1,000*
Student Fees: $85
Student Health & Dental Plan: $252*
*Note: Tuition, Books and Supplies, Health and Dental amounts are approximate, based on last year's program and may change at anytime.

Program Start: 30 August 2021
Application Deadline: 30 April 2021
Credit Granting Institution: Sask Polytech
Length: 37 weeks
E

Early Childhood Education Practicums

Early Childhood Education Practicums


The practicum integrates theory and practice in the work environment.

You will use knowledge and skills developed in prerequisite course modules to observe and record the behavior of children, to interact with children and adults in a supportive and positive manner, and to guide children’s behavior using positive guidance strategies.

*In order to apply to take your PRAC 104 you need to ensure you have completed the following modules: ECE 181 &  HUMD 183. In order to apply to take your PRAC 119 you will need to have completed the following modules: HUMD 102, ECE 100, ECE 106, ECE 107, ECE 108, ECE 109, ECE 142, PD 100, & PRAC104. Please see the equivalency chart if you have taken a pervious program: Early Childhood Education Diploma Program Course Equivalency Chart (saskpolytech.ca)

*You must also be employed by a daycare. 


Requirements:

    • To qualify you must have

      • Completed all theory modules for PRAC 104:ECE 181 & HUMD 183

      • Completed all theory modules for PRAC 119:HUMD 102, ECE 100, ECE 106, ECE 107, ECE 108, ECE 109, ECE 142, PD 100, & PRAC 104

      • You need to be employed by a daycare

      • If you are sponosored please fill out the Sponsorship Form: CC Sponsorship Form - Fillable.pdf (cumberlandcollege.sk.ca)

    • You need to apply to the Early Childhood Education Practicum program by completing an online application form, plus send your SaskPolytech Trancript to show proof of completion of Level 1 and Level 2 of theory course modules, this can be found on your MySaskPolytech Account, by May 25th, 2021 to:

    Sarah Haidey, Registrar
    Cumberland College
    Box 2320
    Melfort, SK S0E 1A0
    Fax: 306-752-3484
    Contact by Email

Notes:

    **We need to have at least 10 people registered to hold PRAC104 & PRAC 119.

    Just a reminder that May 25th, 2021 is the deadline to apply.

Tuition: $1,487*
Student Fees: $30
*Note: Tuition, Books and Supplies, Health and Dental amounts are approximate, based on last year's program and may change at anytime.

Program Start: 5 July 2021
Application Deadline: 25 May 2021
Credit Granting Institution: Sask Polytech
Length: 8 weeks

Early Childhood Education Working Towards Your Diploma

Early Childhood Education Working Towards Your Diploma


For more information about our upcoming offerings, please contact us by email or phone 306.752.8109

Program Overview

Young children making the transition from home to child care or preschool need an enthusiastic, positive role model. They need someone dedicated to encouraging learning and growth. They need … you.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Early Childhood Education (ECE) program gives you the knowledge and skills you need to work in a variety of childcare settings.

Our “Working Toward Your Diploma” course are part of Saskatchewan Polytechnic's ECE Diploma program and are offered on a course-by-course basis.

Become a Level III Early Childhood Educator

When you graduate from the ECE diploma you are eligible to apply to become a licensed Level III Early Childhood Educator (ECE) through the Government of Saskatchewan. If you plan on becoming a licensed child care Centre Director, you must have your Ministry ECE Level III certification. If you are interested in going further, you will be able to transfer some of your credits to the University of Regina's or the University of Saskatchewan’s Bachelor of Education degree program in Elementary Education.


Requirements:

    • To qualify you must have
      • Grade 12 with English A and B 30 or pass an Accuplacer test with the required score.
      • English Language Requirement
      • These are required and there is no longer an Unclassified acceptance to this program.

     

    • You need to apply to the ECE Working Towards Your Diploma program by completing an online application form, plus your high school and any post-secondary transcripts, sent to:

    Sarah Haidey, Registrar
    Cumberland College
    Box 2320
    Melfort, SK S0E 1A0
    Fax: 306-752-3484
    Contact by Email

    • You may come into this program even if you already have some of the courses listed.
    • You must be committed to attending classes on the listed dates. 
    • The number of class hours are based on the credit hours and credit units.

Program Start: 1 September 2021
Application Deadline: 31 August 2021
Credit Granting Institution: Sask Polytech

ECE 106 - Dynamics of Play 1

You will learn about the essential role play has in supporting the holistic development of children. The course focuses on the role of the early childhood educator in supporting children’s play, exploration and inquiry across all cultures and abilities.


Tuition: $263

Dates: 9 September 2021 to 23 October 2021 - tba to tba
Location: TBA
Delivery: Face to Face/Online

ECE 142 - Health, Safety and Nutrition

Your studies will focus on diverse cultural practices that promote the health, safety and nutritional needs of children and which support their holistic development


Tuition: $263

Dates: 27 January 2022 to 12 March 2022 - 9am to 4pm
Location: TBA
Delivery: Face to Face/Online

Education

Education


Both universities in Saskatchewan, the University of Saskatchewan and the University of Regina, offer Bachelor of Education Programs.

The University of Regina offers a Direct Entry, 4 year Bachelor of Education that students can enter straight from high school.  There are two programs, firstly, the Elementary/Middle Years Program which is broadly based, preparing school professionals who will teach core curriculum subjects which include Arts Education, Health, Language Arts, Mathematics, Physical Education, Science and Social Studies. Secondly, the Secondary Program prepares teachers who will work in high schools.  This program requires students to study a major and a minor teachable area.

The University of Saskatchewan now offers a Direct Entry, 4 year Bachelor of Education program.  Students attending Cumberland College may be admitted directly into the College of Education at the University of Saskatchewan.  You can choose the Elementary/Middle Years program to work in elementary schools or the Secondary education program to teach in high schools.


Requirements:

    For admission to the University of Regina - Faculty of Education:

    • Grade 12 with 65% average including:
      • English Language Arts A30 & B30
      • One approved math or science course
      • One approved 30 level language, social science or fine arts course
      • One additional approved 30 level course
    • Completion of the U of R Teacher Education Admission Profile

    Note:

    • BEd Elementary:  Workplace and Apprenticeship Mathematics 30, Foundations of Math 30, Pre-calculus 30 or Math A30 is required
    • BEd Secondary with a major or minor in Math or Physics:  Pre-calculus 30 or Math B30 and Math C30 are required
    • BEd Secondary with a major or minor in Chemistry:  Pre-calculus 30 or Math B30 and Math C30 are required.  Physics 30 and Chemistry 30 are also required.
    • BMusEd see Media, Art, & Production
    • Education is a competitive entry program. Selections are based on a combination of the admission average and the Teacher Education Admission Profile.

    For admission to the University of Saskatchewan - College of Education:

    • Biology 30 or Chemistry 30 or Physics 30 or Earth Science 30, or Computer Science 30
    • History 30 or Social Studies 30 or Native Studies 30
    • 30-level language other than English or a Fine/Performing Art
    • Foundations of Mathematics 30 or Pre-Calculus 30
    • Grade 12 with a minimum average of 70% (80% for early admission) in the following five subjects:
      • One English
      • One math (Foundations of Mathematics 30 or Pre-Calculus 30)
      • Three other approved subjects:
        • Maximum of two natural sciences
        • Maximum of two social sciences or humanities
        • Maximum of one fine or performing arts
    • English proficiency

    NOTE: U of S - College of Education admission is based on a competitive ranking. Selection criteria used to calculate an admission score include: admission average (50%), online interview (25%) and 35-40 hours working with children (25%). Applicants will be ranked competitively by admission score and spaces will be offered to the top applicants.

    For current high school students, an admission average will be calculated following our five-subject average formula using Gr. 12 level subjects completed up to the end of Term 1. Midterm grades for non-semestered (year-long) courses can also be used. For high school graduates, an admission average is calculated using only Gr. 12 level subjects.

     

Notes:

    To become a student at Cumberland College you must first apply to the University of Regina and/or the University of Saskatchewan. The U of R - Faculty of Education priority application deadline is March 15, 2020 (final deadline August 15, 2020). The U of S - College of Education early application deadline is December 1, 2019 (final deadline February 15, 2020).

    U of R Application Process:

    • Apply online to the Faculty of Education.
    • Pay a one-time non-refundable $100 application fee.
    • Provide supporting documents, like official high school transcripts. Transcripts must be forwarded directly from the Ministry of Education or other educational institutions.
    • Complete the Cumberland College Application Form (green apply button at the top of this page) to indicate interest in the program and to receive program updates.

    U of S Application Process:

    • Apply online to the College of Education.
    • Pay a one-time non-refundable $90 application fee.
    • Provide supporting documents, like official high school transcripts. Transcripts must be forwarded directly from the Ministry of Education or other educational institutions.
    • Complete the Cumberland College Application Form (green apply button at the top of this page) to indicate interest in the program and to receive program updates.

    You can complete a full first year (30 credit units) at Cumberland College.  To complete your degree you must move to the University of Regina or Saskatchewan. Please see a College Advisor for academic advising to choose the correct courses for you.

Electrical Applied Certificate

Electrical Applied Certificate


The electrical program is an applied certificate that provides entry level skill training. You will learn how to make electrical installations and perform maintenance duties according to industry standards. This program develops the skills you need to work in residential and commercial construction and related industries.

 


Requirements:

    • Grade 11 with Foundations of Mathematics 20 or Workplace and Apprenticeship Mathematics 20 or Pre-Calculus 20. (Previous Saskatchewan Math 20 also accepted.)
    • English Language Requirement

Tuition: $3,800*
Books & Supplies: $1,200*
Student Fees: $85
Student Health & Dental Plan: $252*
*Note: Tuition, Books and Supplies, Health and Dental amounts are approximate, based on last year's program and may change at anytime.

Program Start: 23 August 2021
Application Deadline: 1 June 2021
Credit Granting Institution: Sask Polytech
Length: 17 weeks

Environment & Society

Environment & Society


The University of Saskatchewan offers a Bachelor of Arts & Science (B.A.&Sc.) degree in Environment & Society.  This degree takes the place of the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Geography degrees previously offered. 

Environment and Society will provide students an interdisciplinary program that prepares them for employment or further study in a broad range of areas related to the Environment.  Through exposure to science, social science, and humanities perspectives related to the environment students will develop an understanding of environmental science, resource management, environmental philosophy, policy, and environmental studies.

Students are able to complete at least one year of the B.A.&Sc in Environment & Society. Please ensure you see a College Advisor for academic advising to chose the correct courses for your degree.


Requirements:

    For admission to the University of Saskatchewan - College of Arts and Science:

    • Foundations of Mathematics 30 or Pre-Calculus 30
    • Grade 12 with a minimum average of 70% in the following five subjects:
      • One English
      • One math (Foundations of Mathematics 30 or Pre-Calculus 30)
      • Three other approved subjects:
        • Maximum of two natural sciences
        • Maximum of two social sciences or humanities
        • Maximum of one fine or performing arts
    • English proficiency

    Students entering the Bachelor of Arts program, or who are undecided about which program they are interested in, are encouraged to take Foundations of Mathematics 30. Students interested in the Bachelor of Science program are encouraged to take Pre-Calculus 30. Students can be admitted into this college with a mathematics deficiency but are encouraged to consult the college upon admission to plan how to clear the deficiency.

    In addition, other high school rerequisites may be required depending on the university subjects chosen (e.g. Physics 30 is required to take Physics 115.3). Find other U of S Arts and Science Prerequisites.

Notes:

    To become a student at Cumberland College you must first apply to the University of Saskatchewan. The College of Arts and Science application deadline is August 15, 2020.

    Application Process:

    • Apply online to the College of Arts and Science.
    • Pay a one-time non-refundable $90 application fee.
    • Provide supporting documents, like official high school transcripts. Transcripts must be forwarded directly from the Ministry of Education or other educational institutions.
    • Complete the Cumberland College Application Form (green apply button at the top of this page) to indicate interest in the program and to receive program updates.

    You can complete one or two years of Arts & Science at Cumberland College by taking classes from the University of Saskatchewan and/or the University of Regina. In some cases, it is possible to complete your full degree off-campus (i.e. 3 year Sociology).  Please ensure you see a College Advisor for academic advising to chose the correct courses to complete your degree.

Program Start: 1 September 2021
Application Deadline: 1 September 2021
Credit Granting Institution: U of S
Length: 1 year only
F

Fall Protection Awareness

This awareness course is designed for all industrial workers who work at heights, near fall hazards or use fall protection equipment.  This Fall Arrest course includes the following.

  • assessing hazards 
  • fall arrest systems 
  • types of body harness 
  • lanyards 
  • shock absorbers 
  • inertial reels 
  • ropes 
  • inspection of fall protection equipment. 

Students will spend "hands on" time utilizing fall protection equipment in simulated work environments. Applicable legislation is discussed in class. A manual will be supplied for each student. All students who complete the course successfully will receive a personal wallet size certificate.

The Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 and The Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, 1996 Section 19(1) An employer shall ensure that a worker is trained in all matters that are necessary to protect the health and safety of the worker. 19(2) The training required by subsection (1) must include: 19(2)(a) procedures to be taken in the event of a fire or emergency.


Tuition: $225

Date: 20 April 2021 - 8am to 6pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face
G

GED® Prep Course

GED® Prep Course


NOTICE

2020 - 2021 GED Prep Course is in the process to being offered Spring/Summer 2021.

Please call Tim at 306-862-8757 or email ged@cumberlandcollege.sk.ca for more information.

GED Preparation courses are generally recommended to refresh your knowledge and skills and build confidence in taking the GED timed tests. The 5 testing areas are: reading, writing, social studies, science and mathematics.

To help you succeed in writing the GED test, the preparation course will provide you access to an instructor in a small group tutoring format.  You will be required to do home study and come to the classes with questions for the instructor. 

  • Start date: TBA Spring/Summer 2021
  • Classes: Two evenings per week
  • Time: 6:00 - 9:00pm
  • Location: TBD - will be based on student enrollment
    • Will be teleconferenced to the alternate campus(es) (if there is enough student interest)
  • Cost (includes the GED manual and test registration fee) determined by the number of participants.

Please call Tim at 306-862-8757 or email ged@cumberlandcollege.sk.ca for more information.


Requirements:

    • Saskatchewan resident
    • 18 years of age or older
    • Must not possess a Saskatchewan Grade 12 high school certificate
    • Photo ID required at test sitting  

Notes:

Program Start: 14 May 2021
Application Deadline: 14 May 2021
Credit Granting Institution: Cumberland College
Length: 5 weeks

General Business Diploma

General Business Diploma


This General Business program over 2 years will provide you with a solid business foundation and prepare you for various employment opportunities.  Your skills will be based around accounting, finance, computers, marketing, economics, human resources, and more.

International students are invited to apply to this program.


Requirements:

    • Grade 12 with a minimum 50% in ELA 30A or 30B and Foundations 30 or Pre-Calculus 30.
    • English Language Requirement
    • Computer experience is recommended

Notes:

    • Tuition:  Year 1 - $5,250   Year 2 - $5,250
    • International Tuition:  Year 1 - $18,000    Year 2 - $18,000
    • Student Fees are $85 per academic year
    • Student Health Plan fees are $252 per academic year.

Tuition: $10,500*
Books & Supplies: $1,800*
Student Fees: $170
Student Health & Dental Plan: $252*
*Note: Tuition, Books and Supplies, Health and Dental amounts are approximate, based on last year's program and may change at anytime.

Program Start: 1 September 2021
Application Deadline: 1 July 2021
Credit Granting Institution: Lakeland
Length: 2 years (4 semesters)
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Health Care Cook Certificate

Health Care Cook Certificate


Cooks in health care are in demand. The Health Care Cook program is designed to prepare cooks for work in health care settings, such as hospitals, long-term care homes, personal care homes and private care facilities.  You will interact with patients and residents, modify diets to meet specific texture and nutritional requirements related to medical conditions.  You will combine hands-on cooking skills with online theoretical knowledge to flexibly gain valuable health care cooking experience.

 You will gain experience in:

  • General cooking skills
  • Menu planning
  • Nutrition
  • Special diets
  • Special event planning
  • Communication skills
  • Kitchen operations
  • Safety and sanitation
  • Health care systems

You’ll have the knowledge and skills for a wide variety of jobs in the health care sector, and work full-time in hospitals, long-term care homes, personal care homes and more.


Requirements:

Notes:

    • International Tuition:  $18,000*

Tuition: $5,500*
Books & Supplies: $2,000*
Student Fees: $85
Student Health & Dental Plan: $252*
*Note: Tuition, Books and Supplies, Health and Dental amounts are approximate, based on last year's program and may change at anytime.

Program Start: 6 September 2022
Application Deadline: 22 August 2022
Credit Granting Institution: Sask Polytech
Length: 1 year

Helping Skills (COMM 197)

You will apply communication skills to facilitate a helping relationship with your clients, their families, significant others, other health care staff, as well as various other professionals.


Tuition: $97

Dates: 22 March 2022 to 30 March 2022 - 9am to 4pm
Term: Term 2
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face/Online

HUMD 183 - Child Guidance 1

You will examine the strategies of developmentally appropriate child guidance. You will learn about the importance of building relationships and establishing trust prior to guiding behavior. You will practice techniques that support children while encouraging a co-operative attitude, a sense of autonomy and a positive self-image. Your studies will also explore Indigenous traditional practices of modelling and storytelling as a guidance technique.


Tuition: $345

Dates: 4 November 2021 to 15 January 2022 - tba to tba
Location: TBA
Delivery: Face to Face/Online
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Industrial Mechanics Applied Certificate

Industrial Mechanics Applied Certificate


Industrial Mechanics is a certificate program. It provides knowledge and skill development in installing, servicing, repairing and overhauling machines which produce industrial goods.

The Industrial Mechanics Applied Certificate program will include days, at no cost to the student, to help prepare for the program and future employment.  At the onset of the program, students will receive time to improve their mathematical skills and strengthen the basic concepts needed for MATH107.  Throughout the program, Essential Skills in the Workplace training will focus on improving students' employability skills and workplace readiness.

You will receive:

  • a working knowledge of machinery common to most industries
  • an introduction to preventive maintenance procedures
  • an opportunity to develop the skills needed to install mechanical equipment and keep it in good running order


Requirements:

    • Grade 12 with on of the following mathematics: Foundations of Math 20 or Workplace and Apprenticeship Math 20 or Pre-Calculus 20
    • English Language Requirement

     

Tuition: $2,700*
Books & Supplies: $1,100*
Student Fees: $85
Student Health & Dental Plan: $252*
*Note: Tuition, Books and Supplies, Health and Dental amounts are approximate, based on last year's program and may change at anytime.

Program Start: 1 February 2022
Application Deadline: 24 January 2022
Credit Granting Institution: Sask Polytech
Length: 16 weeks

Interpersonal Communications (COMM 291)

You will develop employability skills through the study of interpersonal communications theory and applications in the workplace. Learning outcomes include the importance of self-awareness and self-esteem, perception problems, verbal and nonverbal messages, and listening skills, creating positive communication climates and resolving interpersonal conflict.


Tuition: $180

Dates: 1 March 2022 to 16 March 2022 - 9am to 4pm
Term: Term 2
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face/Online
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Observing, Reporting and Recording (SPCR 101)

You will learn written and oral communication skills required in the work place. The course content includes basic concepts of simple arithmetic, basic medical terminology, concept mapping, observing and reporting on client’s status, client and personal work plans.


Tuition: $180

Dates: 10 May 2022 to 25 May 2022 - 9am to 4pm
Term: Term 2
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face/Online

Occupational Health and Safety Certificate

Occupational Health and Safety Certificate


This program is a great fit if you're looking to enter the Occupational Health and Safety profession, are already working in occupational health and safety and want to expand your career opportunities, considering or preparing to write the Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) exam or Canadian Registered Safety Technician (CRST) exam or are looking to expand your knowledge.

Explore the career possibilities of the Occupational Health and Safety certificate program. Graduates will have the opportunity to work in a wide variety of industries, advising employers on occupational health and safety issues.

The program provides knowledge relevant to all workplaces in:

  • auditing safety management
  • contractor safety management
  • disability management
  • emergency management
  • ergonomics
  • law and ethics
  • incident investigation
  • industrial hygiene
  • risk management
  • safety management systems

International students are invited to apply to this program.


Requirements:

Notes:

    International tuition & fees (including books) are $18,000* CAD per year.

Tuition: $5,500*
Books & Supplies: $2,700*
Student Fees: $85
Student Health & Dental Plan: $252*
*Note: Tuition, Books and Supplies, Health and Dental amounts are approximate, based on last year's program and may change at anytime.

Program Start: 29 August 2022
Application Deadline: 22 August 2022
Credit Granting Institution: Sask Polytech
Length: 39 weeks

Office Administration - Virtual

Office Administration - Virtual


Before applying, is the Office Administration Certificate - Virtual Program right for you?

  • This new program will be primarily delivered virtually as part of a cohort with our coalition partners at Parkland College
  • Students will take all classes through a computer-based format in their own home with an instructor teaching during scheduled times
  • Students may be requested, or have an opportunity, to attend campus for a variety of reasons, including access to college resources, assessments/evaluations, or access to student supports
  • Students will still receive the same high level of supports offered to all Cumberland College students
  • Classes will be scheduled virtually from 9am – 4pm on Mondays to Fridays.
  • This program is recommended for students who are good independent learners, have a high level of comfort and ability with technology, reliable internet service, suitable home work space, and an ability to learn in a virtual environment

If the virtual program isn't right for you, click HERE for information on the blended/hybrid program.


This program provides knowledge and skill development related to the business office environment, with an emphasis on computer applications. Instruction is augmented by projects that will give you a hands-on understanding of the demands and rewards of work in an office setting. You will receive practical and applied training in:

  • Leading software applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases and presentations
  • E-mail and computer-based scheduling/calendars
  • Meetings participation and minute recording
  • Operation of office equipment
  • Office procedures such as reception, filing, mail and telephone communication
  • Business accounting and the use of automated accounting software


Requirements:

    Grade 12
    English Language Requirement
     

Tuition: $5,100*
Books & Supplies: $2,100*
Student Fees: $85
Student Health & Dental Plan: $252*
*Note: Tuition, Books and Supplies, Health and Dental amounts are approximate, based on last year's program and may change at anytime.

Program Start: 30 August 2021
Application Deadline: 23 August 2021
Credit Granting Institution: Sask Polytech
Length: 32 weeks

Office Administration AUG 2021 ( CLICK HERE TO APPLY )


Dates: 30 August 2021 to 29 April 2022
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face
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Power Engineering (Fireman's Level)

This course is intended to assist students to prepare to write the Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan (TSASK) Limited Power Engineering (Fireman’s Certificate) exam.

 

Topics include: low pressure heat boilers, fuel and firing equipment, automatic controls, pumps, piping fittings, valves, steam and hot water heating, ventilation, basic electricity, and the Boiler Pressure Vessel Act and Regulations.

 

Provincial testing is not included – contact the Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan (TSASK) at 1-866-530-8599 or https://www.tsask.ca/boiler-pressure-vessels/power-engineers/examination/exam-calendar to book an exam sitting.

 

 


Tuition: $400
Books & Supplies: $400

Dates: 24 April 2021 to 9 May 2021 - 9am to 4:30pm
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face
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Red Cross Standard First Aid/C.P.R. Recertification


This program is intended for those who have taken the Red Cross Standard First Aid/C.P.R. combo course within the past three years and need to renew their certification.

 

Level C Standard First Aid/CPR/AED includes:

 

  • Adult/child/baby CPR - one rescuer
  • Adult/child/baby choking
  • Barrier devices/pocket masks
  • AED where legislation permits
  • Adult/child 2-rescuer CPR

 

Please bring your current certification to class.  Red Cross does not allow anyone to recertify if the certificate has expired by even 1 day.


Tuition: $115
Books & Supplies: $15

Date: 8 May 2021 - 9am to 6pm
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face
Date: 22 May 2021 - 9am to 6pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face

Red Cross Standard First Aid/C.P.R./AED Combo

This comprehensive program includes instruction on the prevention, recognition and treatment of life-threatening emergencies plus certification in CPR as well as an introduction to AED.

 

Level C Standard First Aid/CPR/AED includes:

  • Adult/child/baby CPR - one rescuer
  • Adult/child/baby choking
  • Barrier devices/pocket masks
  • AED where legislation permits
  • Adult/child 2-rescuer CPR

 

Please note that this is a 20-hour course that generally runs over 2-3 days. Please contact one of our offices to confirm the times for your session.

 


Tuition: $195
Books & Supplies: $15

Dates: 29 May 2021 to 30 May 2021 - 8am to 6pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face
S

Safe Environment (SPCR 180)

You will learn how to promote client independence in a safe, comfortable and pleasant environment. You will study fire safety, emergency response and WHMIS.


Tuition: $98

Dates: 28 September 2021 to 6 October 2021 - 9am to 4pm
Term: Term 1
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face/Online

Safe Food Handling Online

Every Food Eating Establishment must have a minimum of one certified food handler working at all times, as required under Section 10 of the Saskatchewan Public Eating Establishment Regulations.

 

The course will cover all aspects of Food Sanitation and results in a national accreditation.

 

This online course can be completed at your own pace. The course consists of modules that must be fully completed followed by a module test. You will have unlimited attempts at passing the module test and must score 100% to proceed to the next module.

 

After completing the course, you will have the option to take the exam immediately or later at a convenient time. When taking the exam you must have valid photo ID and a working Webcam. A final grade of 74% is required to successfully pass the exam and be certified.


Tuition: $75

Delivery: Online

SCOT (Saskatchewan Construction Orientation Training)

The Safety Construction Orientation Training (SCOT) program is an interactive, online-training course composed of 13 modules, each focused on a different fundamental aspect of worksite safety.

 

SCOT is convenient, easy-to-use, easy-to-understand, and is interactive and accessible as the program is available on the web.

 

 


Notes:

    This is a web-based course that can be completed at your convenience at one of our campuses. Basic computer skills are recommended.

     

    Please contact the Business Development Coordinator to book an appointment:

     

    • Email or phone 306.862.9849

Tuition: $65

Delivery: Online

Special Needs 1 (SPCR 284)

Your studies will cover the basic needs and interventions of clients with disruptions in their sensory organs, body systems (i.e. cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, neurological and endocrine) and body functions (i.e. genitourinary and gastro-intestinal).


Tuition: $263

Dates: 4 January 2022 to 26 January 2022 - 9am to 4pm
Term: Term 1
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face/Online

Special Needs 2 (SPCR 285)

Your studies will cover the basic needs and interventions of clients with infectious diseases, cancer, altered mental abilities, disruption in mental health, and alcohol and drug dependency. You will learn the specific care required for bariatric clients.


Tuition: $180

Dates: 1 February 2022 to 16 February 2022 - 9am to 4pm
Term: Term 1
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face/Online
T

TDG (Transportation of Dangerous Goods)

This complete course is designed for supervisors, managers, drivers, handlers and shippers who need to understand TDG regulations. The course fulfills general training estrablished by Transport Canada and teaches the trainee how to be in compliance with regulations and consequently avoid fines for non-compliance.


Notes:

    This is a web-based course that can be completed at your convenience at one of our campuses. Basic computer skills are recommended.

     

    Please contact the Business Development Coordinator to book an appointment:

     

    • Email or phone 306.862.9849

Tuition: $50

Delivery: Online
U

U of R

U of R


At Cumberland College you have the opportunity to study in the comfort of your home community while persuing a degree. Below are some areas of studies that you can take: 

The Faculty of Arts offers over twenty areas of study in the social sciences and humanities. Pursuing an Arts degree, or ensuring your chosen degree has a strong Arts component, can help you make informed decisions about critical issues that can affect you - issues like politics, poverty, women’s rights, international development, ethics and morality.  Courses in the social sciences and humanities also develop your leadership skills by helping you to stay curious, challenge the status quo and learn to think outside the box.

The Faculty of Science offers a wide range of programs that are designed to prepare students for careers in almost any field. Special programs have also been developed in collaboration with other faculties at the University of Regina and with the Saskatchewan Polytechnic to build capacity and provide new opportunities for our students and the residents of Saskatchewan, Canada and abroad.

You can complete a full first year (30 credit units) of an Arts or Science degree at Cumberland College.  To complete your degree you must move to the University of Regina or the University of Saskatchewan.  Please see a College Advisor for academic advising to chose the correct courses for you. 

The faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies offers a direct entry four year Bachelor of Kinesiology degree.  The Bachelor of Kinesiology (B.Kin), serves students and the professional community well. Students often complete this degree because they are interested in sport, recreation, fitness, exercise, health and wellness, and/or people with disabilities. The first two years of the B.Kin. may be completed at Cumberland College through a combination of online, televised and face-to-face courses.  Please ensure you see a College Advisor for academic advising to chose the correct courses for your Kinesiology degree.

The faculty of Social Work, as well as Yukon College and regional colleges throughout Saskatchewan offers The Bachelor of Social Work it is a four-year degree programThe BSW is accredited by the Canadian Association for Social Work Education. The curriculum incorporates essential field education components that enable you to develop the skills learned in the classroom through direct experience in Social Work practice, even before you graduate. Please ensure you see a College Advisor for academic advising to chose the correct courses for your Social Work degree.

 


Requirements:

Notes:

    To become a student at Cumberland College you must first apply to the University of Regina. The application deadline is March 15, 2021 (final deadline is August 15, 2021). Apply early to have a better selection of classes!

    Application Process:

    Interested in taking U of S classes as well? Explore our U of S program for more information or apply directly to the University of Saskatchewan.

     

*Note: Tuition, Books and Supplies, Health and Dental amounts are approximate, based on last year's program and may change at anytime.

U of S

U of S


Cumberland College is pleased to offer 12 face-to-face courses from the University of Saskatchewan.  All of the courses are offered in Melfort and many have a video connection to the Nipawin and Tisdale locations.  Additional courses are offered through televised and online delivery at all three campus locations.  You can complete a full first year (30 credit units) at Cumberland College.  In some cases you can complete your full degree with us. To complete your degree you must move to the University of Saskatchewan. Please see a College Advisor for academic advising to choose the correct courses for you.

You can persure your degree in the comfort of your home community with us. Below are some areas of study you can persure: 

Cumberland College offers the pre-professional year of classes that lead into the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Saskatchewan.  The pre-professional year is study at the post-secondary level consisting of 30 credit units of courses. A minimum weighted average of 60% in these courses is required for admission to Nursing.  Admission to Year 2 of Nursing is competitive, therefore, the average for admission to Year 2 is normally higher than 60%. You can apply now for your Pre- Professional year now at Bachelor of Science in Nursing 

The University of Saskatchewan offers a degree in Pharmacy and Nutrition . Students can complete the first year of the program through Cumberland College. Please see a College Advisor for academic advising to ensure that you are taking the correct courses. Apply online to the College of Arts and Science.

You can complete a three year Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology at Cumberland College by taking a mix of classes from University of Saskatchewan, University of Regina, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, and Athabasca University. Apply online to the College of Arts and Science.

The University of Saskatchewan offers a direct-entry four-year program in  Agriculture and Bioresources, leading to a number of different degree options. You can take your first year at Cumberland College. Apply online to the College of Agriculture and Bioresources.

At the University of Saskactewan you can take a degreefour-year Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm.) degree. Edwards School of Business offers a robust Bachelor of Commerce program in addition to a variety of graduate level programs. As a new Bachelor of Commerce student, you will be exposed to a diverse range of courses taught by some of the world’s top researchers that allow you to gain critical and creative thinking skills demanded by employers around the world. You can complete a full first year (30 credit units) at Cumberland College.  Please see a College Advisor for academic advising to choose the correct courses for you.

The University of Saskatchewan now offers a Direct Entry, 4 year Bachelor of Education program.  Students attending Cumberland College may be admitted directly into the College of Education at the University of Saskatchewan.  You can choose the Elementary/Middle Years program to work in elementary schools or the Secondary education program to teach in high schools. You can complete a full first year (30 credit units) at Cumberland College.


Requirements:

Notes:

    To become a student at Cumberland College you must first apply to the University of Saskatchewan. The College of Arts and Science application deadline is August 17, 2021.

    Application Process:

    • Apply online to the Univerity of Saskatchewan in the chosen area of study.
    • Pay a one-time non-refundable $90 application fee.
    • Provide supporting documents, like official high school transcripts. Transcripts must be forwarded directly from the Ministry of Education or other educational institutions.
    • Complete the Cumberland College Application Form (green apply button at the top of this page) to indicate interest in the program and to receive program updates.

    You can complete one or two years of Arts & Science at Cumberland College by taking classes from the University of Saskatchewan and/or the University of Regina. In some cases, it is possible to complete your full degree off-campus (i.e. 3 year Sociology).  Please ensure you see a College Advisor for academic advising to chose the correct courses to complete your degree. Other U of S program deadlines.

    Interested in taking U of R classes as well? Explore our U of R program for more information or apply directly to the University of Regina.

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WHMIS

This WHMIS course is an effective and interactive way to keep you and your employees up-to-date with WHMIS training requirements. This course meets the needs of both first time and refresher training. A training certificate is issued and emailed to the Account Supervisor upon completion.

 

The course covers:

 

  •      WHMIS Introduction & Regulations
  •      WHMIS Roles & Responsibilities
  •      WHMIS Symbols
  •      WHMIS Labels
  •      Controlled Products
  •      MSDS Forms
  •      Interactive exercises, tests & certificate


Notes:

    This is a web-based course that can be completed at your convenience at one of our campuses.  Please apply online or contact the Business Development Coordinator to book your timeslot for the course.

     

    • Email or phone 306.862.9849

Tuition: $50

Delivery: Online
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