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Currently scheduled courses and programs at Cumberland College:

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1A Truck Driver Training

Overview

A Class 1 license allows the license holder to operate:

  • Class 1 vehicles - that is, power units and semi-trailers.
  • Motor vehicles towing a trailer(s) or vehicle(s) where the gross weight of the towed unit(s) exceeds 4,600 kg (10,000 lb.)
  • Buses (other than school buses) while towing a vehicle or vehicles where the gross weight of the towed unit(s) exceeds 4,600 kg (10,000 lb.).
  • Motor vehicles in Classes 2, 3, 4 (taxi with Certificate of Approval) and 5


Prerequisites:

    All documentation must be submitted prior to the application deadline:

    • Valid class 5 drivers licence with your 1A Learner's Endorsement & Driver's Abstract
    • $100 non-refundable seat deposit

     

    For more information, please contact Gwen at 306-752-8109

Tuition: $995

Dates: 24 October 2016 to 4 November 2016
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face
Dates: 24 October 2016 to 4 November 2016 - 8:30am to 6:30pm
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face
Dates: 14 November 2016 to 25 November 2016
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face
Dates: 14 November 2016 to 25 November 2016 - 8:30am to 6pm
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face
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ABE - James Smith Cree Nation Level 2/Pre-Grade 10

Level 2 Literacy is offered to adults who have had their basic math and reading skills assessed. Generally, adults who have been assessed with reading and math skills in the grade 3 to grade 8 range would benefit from a Level 2 program. The program provides an opportunity for indiviualized and small group instruction in an atmosphere that allows adults to gain confidence in working towards entering the Level 3 ABE Grade 10 program.



Dates: 25 August 2014 to 25 May 2015
Location: James Smith Cree Nation
Delivery: Face to Face

ABE - Little Red River First Nation GED® Prep Course (GED PREP)

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.



Dates: 22 August 2016 to 2 June 2017
Location: Little Red First Nation
Delivery: Face to Face

ABE - Little Red River First Nation Level 2/Pre-Grade 10

Level 2 Literacy is offered to adults who have had their basic math and reading skills assessed. Generally, adults who have been assessed with reading and math skills in the grade 3 to grade 8 range would benefit from a Level 2 program. The program provides an opportunity for indiviualized and small group instruction in an atmosphere that allows adults to gain confidence in working towards entering the Level 3 ABE Grade 10 program.

Studies include Communications, Numeracy, Computer Use, and Continuous Learning and Working with Others.



Dates: 22 August 2016 to 26 May 2017
Location: Little Red First Nation
Delivery: Face to Face

ABE - Little Red River First Nation Level 3/Grade 10

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



Dates: 22 August 2016 to 26 May 2017
Location: Little Red First Nation
Delivery: Face to Face

ABE - Melfort Level 2/Pre-Grade 10

Level 2 Literacy is offered to adults who have had their basic math and reading skills assessed. Generally, adults who have been assessed with reading and math skills in the grade 3 to grade 8 range would benefit from a Level 2 program. The program provides an opportunity for indiviualized and small group instruction in an atmosphere that allows adults to gain confidence in working towards entering the Level 3 ABE Grade 10 program.



Dates: 22 August 2016 to 26 May 2017
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face

ABE - Melfort Level 3/Grade 10

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



Dates: 22 August 2016 to 26 May 2017
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face

ABE - Melfort Level 4/Grade 12

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



Dates: 22 August 2016 to 26 May 2017
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face

ABE - Nipawin Level 2/Pre-Grade 10

Level 2 Literacy is offered to adults who have had their basic math and reading skills assessed. Generally, adults who have been assessed with reading and math skills in the grade 3 to grade 8 range would benefit from a Level 2 program. The program provides an opportunity for indiviualized and small group instruction in an atmosphere that allows adults to gain confidence in working towards entering the Level 3 ABE Grade 10 program.

Studies include Communications, Numeracy, Computer Use, and Continuous Learning and Working with Others.



Dates: 22 August 2016 to 16 February 2017
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face

ABE - Nipawin Level 3/Grade 10

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



Dates: 22 August 2016 to 26 May 2017
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face

ABE - Nipawin Level 4/Grade 12

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



Dates: 22 August 2016 to 26 May 2017
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face
Dates: 29 August 2016 to 26 May 2017
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face

ABE - Nipawin Level 4/Grade 12 - Three semester program

This Grade 12/Level 4 program is divided into three semesters to allow extra time for students to complete their assignments.



Dates: 9 January 2017 to 22 December 2017
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face

ABE - Tisdale Level 2/Pre Grade 10

Level 2 Literacy is offered to adults who have had their basic math and reading skills assessed. Generally, adults who have been assessed with reading and math skills in the grade 3 to grade 8 range would benefit from a Level 2 program. The program provides an opportunity for indiviualized and small group instruction in an atmosphere that allows adults to gain confidence in working towards entering the Level 3 ABE Grade 10 program.

Studies include Communications, Numeracy, Computer Use, and Continuous Learning and Working with Others.



Dates: 22 August 2016 to 26 May 2017
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face

ABE - Tisdale Level 3/Grade 10

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



Dates: 22 August 2016 to 26 May 2017
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face

ABE - Tisdale Level 4/Grade 12

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



Dates: 22 August 2016 to 26 May 2017
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face

Accounting (ACCT 105)

Accounting


You will prepare payroll records, record accounting functions for a merchandising business and record transactions in special journals and subsidiary ledgers. You will also perform banking and petty cash functions.


Dates: 6 September 2016 to 16 December 2016 - tba to tba
Term: Term 2
Location(s): Melfort
Delivery: Online
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Beginning on the Computer

Begin your journey as a novice user is this gentle introduction to the computer. You will develop a basic mastery of Windows, word processing, spreadsheets, the internet and email.


Tuition: $195
Books & Supplies: $30

Dates: 13 October 2016 to 27 October 2016 - 6pm to 9pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face

Business Certificate - September 2016

The one-year Business certificate program prepares you for a wide variety of entry-level positions. The program provides a well-rounded business foundation.



Dates: 6 September 2016 to 12 May 2017
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face

Business Communications (BCOM 105)

Business Communications


You will develop fundamental employability skills through study of the principles of communication and active listening techniques. The course content includes development of effective writing skills and formatting. You will apply the principles and skills by writing business messages for positive, negative and persuasive purposes. You will examine ways to apply communication skills to cross-cultural situations. You will learn to apply effective presentation skills when delivering oral presentations and conducting business meetings. You will write short reports.
 


Dates: 6 September 2016 to 16 December 2016
Term: Term 1
Location(s): Melfort, Nipawin, Tisdale
Delivery: Online

Business Communications 1 (BCOM 100)

Business Communications 1


You will apply grammatical rules and principles in preparation for writing routine business correspondence.


Dates: 6 September 2016 to 16 December 2016
Term: Term 1
Location(s): Melfort, Nipawin, Tisdale
Delivery: Online

Business Mathematics (MATH 139)

Business Mathematics


You will deal with business problems involving ratios, proportions and percent. You will study the mathematics of merchandizing by examining discounts and markups, You will deal with the concept of the time value of money and how it is applied to both simple and compound interest. You will study ordinary annuities and specifically how they relate to mortgages.



Notes:

    Equivalent Course is FIN 120

Dates: 6 September 2016 to 16 December 2016
Term: Term 1
Location(s): Melfort, Nipawin, Tisdale
Delivery: Online
C

Carpentry - February 2019

This applied certificate program develops the skills you need to work in residential and commercial construction and related industries.



Dates: 4 February 2019 to 26 June 2019
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face

Coaching and Mentoring Employees

In this professional seminar, you will learn how coaching and mentoring encourages a supportive/collaborative approach to leadership instead of directing or controlling. You will explore the basic elements of coaching and mentoring, discuss the appropriateness and benefits of each approach, and learn specific application techniques for various personality types and work circumstances.

 

This seminar is part of the Professional Leadership Certificate program from the University of Regina.  It is one of 5 required Core classes for the Certificate, along with 2 Electives.  Should there be enough interest, the College will run all seminars necessary to complete the Certificate.


For more information on the programs, visit http://www.uregina.ca/cce/career-development/certificates/professional-certificates/index.html


Tuition: $545

Dates: 16 January 2017 to 17 January 2017 - 9am to 4pm
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face

Commercial Law (LAW 220)

Commercial Law


Your studies will focus on the field of commercial law. You will examine in detail the concepts of contract law and how these concepts are influenced by various legislative acts and common law. Particular attention will be focused on: tort law, negotiable instruments, secured transactions, insurance, bailments, agency, real property law, employment, sale of goods, and the various forms of business organizations.

Equivalent Course(s): ACP 170 LAW 240


Dates: 6 September 2016 to 20 December 2016 - tba to tba
Term: Term 1
Location(s): Melfort, Nipawin, Tisdale
Delivery: Online

Continuing Care Assistant - September 2016

The Continuing Care Assistant program provides knowledge and skill development in helping people to help themselves in their homes and special care facilities.



Dates: 12 September 2016 to 7 April 2017
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face

Continuing Care Assistant - September 2017

The Continuing Care Assistant program provides knowledge and skill development in helping people to help themselves in their homes and special care facilities



Dates: 11 September 2017 to 6 April 2018
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face

Cost Accounting 1 (ACCT 226)

Cost Accounting 1


The course is an introduction to the study of cost accounting theory and practice. You will focus on the differences between cost accounting and financial accounting, various cost accounting terms, an introduction to costing systems, and responsibility accounting using master and flexible budgets.



Requirements:

    ACCT 125


Notes:

    Equivalent Courses: ACP 221

Dates: 6 September 2016 to 16 December 2016
Term: Term 1
Location(s): Melfort, Nipawin, Tisdale
Delivery: Online

Creating Effective Work Groups

In this professional seminar, you will learn the fundamental tools and skills that support effective project management.  Topics include project initiation, planning, controlling, implementing, and closing.  You will examine the role of the project manager with respect to team, client, and stakeholder communications; common project management terminology; and how to apply project planning and control techniques to the workplace.


This seminar is a part of the Professional Leadership Certificate offered through the University of Regina. Should there be enough interest, 5 core seminars + 2 elective seminars may be offered to allow students the opportunity to receive the Certificate.  The Professional Leadership Certificate will provide you with increased awareness and understanding of leadership and will enable you to become a more effective, evolved leader. You will explore the philosophies of a well rounded leader from a career and personal perspective.

 

 

For more information on the programs, visit http://www.uregina.ca/cce/career-development/certificates/professional-certificates/index.html

 


Tuition: $545

Dates: 23 March 2017 to 24 March 2017 - 9am to 4pm
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face
D

Digital Marketing (MKTG 227)

Digital Marketing


You will explore the role of digital media in the marketing and promotion strategies of a business. Your studies will examine the relationship between market research, audience identification, and digital marketing strategy. You will develop business content designed to create interest and engagement in a business. You will learn how to establish metrics and build assessment tools to measure the effectiveness of your digital media marketing strategy.
 


Dates: 6 September 2016 to 16 December 2016
Term: Term 1
Location(s): Melfort, Nipawin, Tisdale
Delivery: Online
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Economics (ECON 100)

Economics


You will study the basics of microeconomics and macroeconomics. Your studies will include economic theory, problems and solutions. You will gain an understanding in scarcity, opportunity costs, demand and supply; as well as how various market structures determine output and price. From a macro perspective you will learn about the role of the government’s spending and taxation, the Canadian banking system, foreign trade and other key macroeconomic variables.


Dates: 6 September 2016 to 16 December 2016
Term: Semester 1
Location(s): Melfort, Nipawin, Tisdale
Delivery: Online

Education - 4 Year Program

Education - 4 Year Program


Complete the full four-year Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) in your home community!  Cumberland College is pleased to be offering another Community-Based Bachelor of Education Program in Elementary Education from the University of Regina.

The Community-Based Bachelor of Education Program (Cumberland College - Melfort Campus) is designed to provide a unique cohort model of teacher education which support potential students in becoming teachers within their own communities.

A teacher can support the joy and wonder of learning that will last a lifetime. The Bachelor of Education in Elementary Education prepares students to have a significant, positive impact on the future lives of young people.

The diverse base of the Bachelor in Elementary Education Program equips students to work with young people, families, community members, and colleagues in and outside of education. Teachers can help to shape equitable learning situations for all children.


Requirements:

    High School Admission Requirements:

    • English Language Arts A30 and B30
    • One 30-level math or science course
    • One 30-level language, social science, or fine arts course
    • One additional 30-level elective from science, mathematics, social science, language, fine arts--see website for detailed list:

    B.Ed. Elementary Additional Requirements:

    One of the following:
    • Math A30
    • Workplace and Apprenticeship Mathematics 30
    • Foundations of Mathematics 30
    • Pre-calculus 30

    Additional Requirements:
    • Minimum average of 65%
    • Teaching related experiences and essay content are also factors in selection

Notes:

    If you are interested in this program, please complete the Cumberland College Application by selecting the Green Apply button at the top of the page.  An information session will be planned for early fall.

    Representatives from the University of Regina and Cumberland College will be in attendance to share information on:

    • The application process
    • High school course requirements
    • An overview of the program

Program Start: 5 September 2017
Application Deadline: 31 July 2017
Credit Granting Institution: U of R
Length: 4 years

Electrician - 2017 08 (Aug)

The electrical program is an applied certificate that provides entry level skill training.



Dates: 28 August 2017 to 26 January 2018
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face

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:

    High School Requirements:

    A 70% in the following five classes:

    • 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 art

    In addition to the required courses for admission, some university courses have a high school pre-requisite. See some of the common first year university courses that have high school requirements.

    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.

Notes:

    Please ensure you see a College Advisor for academic advising to chose the correct courses for your degree.  To complete your degree you must move to the University of Saskatchewan.  You must apply to, and be accepted by, the University of Saskatchewan or University of Regina to start your degree at Cumberland College.

Program Start: 5 September 2016
Application Deadline: 31 August 2016
Credit Granting Institution: U of S
Length: 1 year of 4 years
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Food Safe Handling

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.


Tuition: $95

Date: 10 November 2016 - 9am to 4pm
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face
Date: 3 February 2017 - 9am to 4pm
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face
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GED® Prep Course

GED® Prep Course


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.

Cumberland College offers short evening courses that are 48 hours long as well as daytime GED Preparation services. These classes will familiarize you with the test format and instruction in each subject area will be covered.

2017 GED Evening Preparation Course - details:

  • Classes will start in January 2017 and run for 8 weeks until March 2017 (exact dates to be announced)
  • Held with an in-class instructor in Nipawin, and videoconferenced to Melfort and Tisdale. 
  • Students will still have the ability to interact with the instructor via videoconferencing.
  • Tuesday and Thursday evenings (subject to change based on the schedules of enrolled students)
  • 6:30pm - 9:30pm.

Some students may be eligible for funding/sponsorship.  For more information on funding options, please call Rebecca at 306-862-8757.


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: 16 January 2017
Application Deadline: 17 February 2017
Credit Granting Institution: Cumberland College
Length: 8 weeks

General Accounting: Terms & Principles

This course engages the learner in basic bookkeeping terminology, principles and procedures. The purpose, form and content of a balance sheet and an income statement will be presented and you will be shown how it changes through the life of the business. You will examine and complete worksheets going through all the areas of posting journal entries, ledger accounts and closing tranactions including financial statements.


Tuition: $195
Books & Supplies: $45

Dates: 22 September 2016 to 6 October 2016 - 6pm to 9pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face
I

Industrial Mechanics - February 2017

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



Dates: 23 January 2017 to 2 June 2017
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face

Information Systems I (COMP 120)

Information Systems I


Your studies will focus on the practical use of Microsoft Word (word processing), Excel (spreadsheets), PowerPoint (presentation) and Access (database) software. You will be introduced to computer concepts including hardware, software, network basics, file management and Internet technology.


Dates: 6 September 2016 to 16 December 2016
Term: Term 1
Location(s): Melfort, Nipawin, Tisdale
Delivery: Online

Intermediate Accounting 1 (ACCT 220)

Intermediate Accounting 1


You will complete an in-depth study of generally accepted accounting principles as applied to accounting for current assets, capital assets, temporary and long-term investments, leases, accounting changes, and correction of errors. Both International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE) are considered as accounting standards.
 



Requirements:

    ACCT 125


Notes:

    Equivalent course: ACP 212

Time: Tuesday
Dates: 6 September 2016 to 16 December 2016 - tba to tba
Term: Term 1
Location(s): Melfort, Nipawin, Tisdale
Delivery: Televised and Home Study

Interpersonal Communications (BCOM 103)

Interpersonal Communications


The course will provide opportunities for you to develop important skills used to facilitate effective interpersonal communication in the workplace. Your studies will focus on the development of active listening skills, conflict resolution strategies, verbal skills, and problem-solving strategies.


Dates: 6 September 2016 to 16 December 2016
Term: Term 1
Location(s): Melfort, Nipawin, Tisdale
Delivery: Online

Introduction to Human Resource Management (HR 120 )

Introduction to Human Resource Management


Your studies will focus on an overview of human resource management and practices. You will learn the impact of job analysis which includes the following: planning, recruiting, and selection processes; training, developing, and compensation considerations, and management performance and labour relations. Employee and organizational ethics are discussed throughout the course with an emphasis on using human resource management to achieve high organizational performance.



Notes:

    Equivalent Course is ADMN 222

Time: Tuesday
Dates: 6 September 2016 to 16 December 2016 - tba to tba
Term: Term 1
Location(s): Melfort, Nipawin, Tisdale
Delivery: Online

Introductory Financial Accounting 1 (ACCT 122)

Introductory Financial Accounting 1


Your studies will focus on an introduction to financial accounting designed to provide you with accounting skills to handle business transactions. The course will include bookkeeping techniques, accounting for a merchandising concern and control over cash and receivables. Accounting for payroll is also introduced in this course.



Notes:

    ACCT 122 is a companion to ACCT 125 (Introductory Financial Accounting 2) which continues the study of basic financial accounting.

Dates: 6 September 2016 to 16 December 2016
Term: Term 1
Location(s): Melfort, Nipawin, Tisdale
Delivery: Online
K

Keyboarding 1 (CKEY 101)

Keyboarding 1


You will develop ergonomic and keyboarding techniques to attain accuracy and a speed of 30 words per minute on two different three-minute timed writings with a maximum of three errors.


Dates: 6 September 2016 to 16 December 2016
Term: Term 1
Location(s): Melfort, Nipawin, Tisdale
Delivery: Home Study
L

Labour Relations (HR 233 )

Labour Relations


Your studies will focus on labour relations, including union history and philosophy, certification procedures, union structure, managing in unionized environments, environmental factors which influence labour relations, applicable legislation affecting labour relations, collective bargaining (public and private sectors), job action, dispute resolution methods, and recent developments in the labour relations field. You will be encouraged to discuss and debate labour relations issues, to critically explore case studies and to monitor and report on current labour relations events. Through these activities, you will gain an understanding of the labour relations realm.

Prerequisites: HR 120 Minimum Grade: 60
Equivalent Course(s): ADMN 233


Dates: 6 September 2016 to 16 December 2016
Term: Term 1
Location(s): Melfort, Nipawin, Tisdale
Delivery: Televised and Home Study
M

Managing Conflict in the Workplace (ADMN 255)

Managing Conflict in the Workplace


Your studies will focus on an introduction to conflict resolution, designed to provide you with interest-based conflict resolution models and primary interpersonal skills to handle workplace conflicts. You will obtain insights and be educated in conflict theory, negotiation strategy, needs grounding in basic interpersonal communication and management skills, such as rapport building, empathic listening, behaviour modeling, reframing, problem solving, and decision making. You will develop conflict resolution skills through a combination of lecture material, in-class assignments and demonstrations, reading assignments, and practical exercises and problem-solving challenges.



Notes:

    Equivalent Courses: DRCP 221

Dates: 6 September 2016 to 16 December 2016
Term: Term 1
Location(s): Melfort, Nipawin, Tisdale
Delivery: Televised and Home Study

Marketing (MKTG 120)

Marketing


You will explore what marketing is, how it works, and the effect it can have on consumers and on society. At the end of course, you should have a strong sense of how to market yourself, your skills, your ideas, as well as more traditional products and services. Marketing concepts you will learn include: the strategic marketing planning process, segmentation, positioning, forecasting, consumer behaviour, and the marketing mix.


Dates: 6 September 2016 to 16 December 2016
Term: Term 1
Location(s): Melfort
Delivery: Online

Master of Education

Master of Education


Cumberland College is pleased to be offering the Community-Based Master's of Education program from the University of Regina starting in January 2017.  In this unique cohort model, you will effectively link local educational issues and practice. 

Program Overview:

  • a full University of Regina, M.Ed. degree
  • a 30 credit hour program (10 courses offered on-site over a 2 1/2 year period)
  • a cohort of students, forming a community of learners who are able to support each other in their learning
  • a flexible course delivery, inducing weekend sessions and summer institutes (typically 4-5 weekends per course; 2 courses over a 3 week period in the summer)
  • content and themes tailored to respond to community and student needs including: educational leadership and Aboriginal Education, and curriculum and instruction
  • a program Coordinator to offer advice and support to students


Requirements:

    • Two years work experience in the field of education
    • Minimum 4 year Bachelor's degree - usually B.Ed (but other degrees may be admitted)
    • Overall GPA (average) of 70% or higher
    • Completed U of R Application Form
    • Two letters of reference
    • Letter of intent
    • Current resume or curriculum vitae
    • University Transcripts

Notes:

    Students are asked to:

    1) Complete the Cumberland College Application Form by selecting the Green Apply button at the top of the page. 

    2) Apply to the University of Regina's Faculty of Graduate Studies and ResearchStudents should note in the first line of their "rationale" that they wish to be considered for the cohort starting in January 2017 in conjunction with Cumberland College in Tisdale.

    For more information, please contact:

    UR Director of Community-Based Programs
    Michael Relland

    Manager of Marketing and Continuing Studies, Cumberland College
    Brenda Mellon

    Program Coordinator, Research and Graduate Programs, U of R
    Tania Gates
     

Tuition: $14,000*
*Note: Tuition, Books and Supplies, Health and Dental amounts are approximate, based on last year's program and may change at anytime.

Program Start: 2 January 2017
Application Deadline: 15 October 2016
Credit Granting Institution: U of R
Length: 2.5 years
N

Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

In this professional seminar, you will examine why conflict arises in the workplace, discuss the importance of resolution mechanisms and learn practical tips for managing conflict. You will also learn constructive routes to communication and agreement, consider your own method of dealing with conflict and practice options for communicating more effectively.


This course offers credit toward both the Professional Leadership and Professional Management Certificates from the University of Regina.


For more information on the programs, visit http://www.uregina.ca/cce/career-development/certificates/professional-certificates/index.html



Tuition: $545

Dates: 24 October 2016 to 25 October 2016 - 9am to 4pm
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face

Nursing - Pre-Professional Year

Nursing - Pre-Professional Year


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%.

The College of Nursing offers three years of nursing education that builds upon a pre-professional year leading to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.). Students in the pre-professional year study courses in the humanities, natural, social and health sciences all of which are foundational for the nursing program. The complete program is offered in Saskatoon, Regina, Prince Albert, Yorkton, and the north.  Part-time study is an option, but all courses must be completed within six years of commencing the first nursing course.

In order to be eligible for licensure with the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses' Association (SRNA) graduates must pass a national council licensure examination (NCLEX) and pay the required fees.


Requirements:

    High school requirements for the pre-professional year of study:

    • Grade 12 with a 70% average including:
      • English A30 and B30
      • Biology 30
      • Chemistry 30
      • Foundations of Math 30 or Pre-Calculus 30 (or Math B30, but Math C30 is recommended).

    University pre-professional year requirements:

    • English 3 cu
    • Indigenous/ Native Studies 3 cu
    • Chemistry 3 cu
    • Biology 3 cu
    • Statistics 3 cu
    • Nutrition 3 cu
    • Psychology 3 cu
    • Social Science Elective 3 cu
    • Electives 6 cu

Notes:

    In addition to the pre-professional first year courses, the following are program requirements for the second year of the B.S.N. program:

    • Heart Saver CPR Level C with AED *
    • A Standard First Aid Certificate *
    • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information (WHMIS)
    • Transferring Lifting Repositioning (TLR) Program*
    • Respiratory Protection Fit Testing
    • Immunization
    • Criminal Record Check: Students who fail to submit the results will be excluded from contact with clients and may be required to withdraw from the program.  Updated criminal record checks may be required later in the program based on clinical agency requirements. Criminal record checks can sometimes take a few months to process, so it is important you arrange for this as soon as possible.
    • uniforms
    • other supplies and resources

    You can complete a pre-professional year (30 credit units) at Cumberland College.  To complete your Nursing degree you must move to one of  the University of Saskatchewan nursing campuses (Saskatoon, Regina, Prince Albert, LaRonge, Ile-a-La-Cross, and Yorkton).  You must apply to and be accepted by the University of Saskatchewan or University of Regina to start your pre-professional year at Cumberland College.

    Please see a College Advisor for academic advising to choose the correct courses for you.

Program Start: 5 September 2016
Application Deadline: 31 August 2016
Credit Granting Institution: U of S
Length: 1 year
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Office Administration - August 2017

The program provides a well rounded base of knowledge and skill development related to the business environment. 



Dates: 28 August 2017 to 4 May 2018
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face

Office Procedures (OPRO 100)

Office Procedures


You will learn how to effectively perform office procedures relating to telephones, incoming and outgoing mail, preparing for and participating in meetings,  planning events and maintaining office equipment. You will also learn the internet, email and how to manage office supplies and forms.


Dates: 6 September 2016 to 16 December 2016
Term: Term 1
Location(s): Melfort, Nipawin, Tisdale
Delivery: Online

Organizational Change (HR 236 )

Organizational Change


You will develop strategies and processes of how to create and foster an evolving workplace culture that supports innovation, change, quality, and learning to result in harmony between the organization's needs and employee's expectations while remaining consistent with the organization's business plan. The course content includes business planning overview, understanding corporate culture, quality management, emerging role of the employer and human resource support systems.

Equivalent Course(s): ADMN 236
Prerequisites: ADMN 220 Minimum Grade of 60


Dates: 6 September 2016 to 16 December 2016
Term: Term 1
Location(s): Melfort, Nipawin, Tisdale
Delivery: Televised and Home Study
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Principles of Effective Leadership

In this professional seminar, you will learn the skills and processes needed to increase leadership effectiveness. You will explore topics such as motivation, leadership style, implementing change, setting and achieving standards and corrective discipline. This seminar is a part of both the Professional Leadership Certificate and the Professional Management Certificate offered through the University of Regina, and is the recommended prerequisite for both. Should there be enough interest, the Core seminars + Elective seminars may be offered to allow students the opportunity to receive either Certificate.

 

The Professional Management Certificate explores key areas of management including communication, teamwork, problem solving, principles of business management, organizational behaviour, and effective supervisory skills through theory and practical application. This program consists of 4 Core seminars and 3 Electives.

 

The Professional Leadership Certificate will provide you with increased awareness and understanding of leadership and will enable you to become a more effective, evolved leader. You will explore the philosophies of a well rounded leader from a career and personal perspective. This program consists of 5 Core seminars and 2 Electives.

 

For more information on the programs, visit http://www.uregina.ca/cce/career-development/certificates/professional-certificates/index.html


Tuition: $545

Dates: 27 September 2016 to 28 September 2016 - 9am to 4pm
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face

Project Management (MTKG 228)

Project Management


You will learn the skills and techniques required to make an effective contribution to, and have an immediate impact on, successful projects. You will develop communication and team building skills to effectively manage a project. Your studies will include techniques and strategies for planning and estimating project costs and budgeting, for forming and managing a project life cycle and scheduling, and for allocating resources. You will develop the knowledge required to monitor project risks, to control and to close out a project. Through group participation in real-world and/or project simulation(s), you will gain a solid foundation in project management.


Dates: 6 September 2016 to 20 September 2016
Term: Term 1
Location(s): Melfort, Nipawin, Tisdale
Delivery: Online
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Records Management (OPRO 133)

Records Management


You will learn about records management procedures and equipment and various types of filing systems including electronic filing.


Date: 6 September 2016
Term: Term 1
Location(s): Melfort, Nipawin, Tisdale
Delivery: Online

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.

Note: Please bring your current Certification to class.  The Red Cross will not recertify if you are over even one day.

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

Note: Level A Recertification is not available.  Those with Level A will have to take the full 2-day First Aid/CPR/AED Combo.


Tuition: $90
Books & Supplies: $24

Date: 24 September 2016 - 9am to 6pm
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face
Date: 2 October 2016 - 8am to 5pm
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face
Date: 29 October 2016 - 9am to 6pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face
Date: 19 November 2016 - 9am to 6pm
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face
Date: 21 January 2017 - 9am to 6pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face
Date: 4 February 2017 - 9am to 6pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face
Date: 18 March 2017 - 9am to 6pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face
Date: 29 April 2017 - 9am to 6pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face
Date: 10 June 2017 - 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: $170
Books & Supplies: $24

Dates: 17 September 2016 to 18 September 2016 - 8am to 6pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face
Dates: 15 October 2016 to 16 October 2016 - 8am to 6pm
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face
Dates: 29 October 2016 to 30 October 2016 - 8am to 6pm
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face
Dates: 14 January 2017 to 15 January 2017 - 8am to 6pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face
Dates: 21 January 2017 to 22 January 2017 - 8am to 6pm
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face
Dates: 21 January 2017 to 22 January 2017 - 8am to 6pm
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face
Dates: 11 February 2017 to 12 February 2017 - 8am to 6pm
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face
Dates: 11 March 2017 to 12 March 2017 - 8am to 6pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face
Dates: 18 March 2017 to 19 March 2017 - 8am to 6pm
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face
Dates: 8 April 2017 to 9 April 2017 - 8am to 6pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face
Dates: 27 May 2017 to 28 May 2017 - 8am to 6pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face

Retail Meat Specialist (P.A.)

Retail Meat Specialist (P.A.)


Retail Meat Specialist is an applied certificate program offered on-campus and in partnership with Saskatchewan regional colleges. It will help you develop the skills you need to be successful in the meat-cutting industry. Throughout this innovative program, you will benefit from extensive hands-on experience needed to work in "state of the art" meat cutting facilities. Our comprehensive curriculum and highly trained instructors will help you develop the professional skills you need for success in the industry. The program is built around food safety and focuses on:

  • muscle and skeletal structures
  • preparing pork, beef, lamb and poultry
  • curing and smoking meats
  • merchandising seafood
  • value-added oven ready products
  • sanitation

A two-week practicum is an integral part of the program. It provides you with the opportunity to apply theory to practice. You will also have the opportunity to further develop your skills by working in the Saskatchewan Polytechnic meat market.


Requirements:

    • Grade 10
    • English Language Requirement
    • Compulsory Information Session: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 9:00a.m.  Will be held in Room #2 at Cumberland College - 400 Burns Ave East, Melfort SK.  Application Forms will be available.  Bring your transcripts.

Notes:

    This program is eligible for the Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant.  Employers interested in financial assistance to enroll an employee in this program please click on the link below:

    Canada-Sask Job Grant

     

Tuition: $3,040*
Books & Supplies: $615*
Student Fees: $260
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 2016
Application Deadline: 5 September 2016
Credit Granting Institution: Sask Polytech
Length: 22 weeks
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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 your local programmer to book an appointment:

    • Melfort: email or phone 306.752.8109
    • Nipawin, Tisdale: email or phone 306.862.9849

Tuition: $65

Delivery: Online
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Talent Aquisition (HR 230 )

Talent Aquisition


Your studies will focus on the role and functions of recruitment and selection of human resource management. You will develop an appreciation for professional recruitment and selection practices that meet Canadian legal standards. You will develop an understanding of the essential role of sound staffing practices in relation to organizational productivity. You will recognize the constraints under which an organization operates and how it relates to the process of recruitment and selection.


Dates: 6 September 2016 to 16 December 2016 - tba to tba
Term: Term 1
Location(s): Melfort, Nipawin, Tisdale
Delivery: Televised and Home Study
Student Health & Dental Plan: $252*

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 your local programmer to book an appointment:

    • Melfort: email or phone 306.752.8109
    • Nipawin, Tisdale: email or phone 306.862.9849

Tuition: $50

Delivery: Online

The Nature of Life (BIOL 120.3)

The Nature of Life


An introduction to the underlying fundamental aspects of living systems: covering cell biology, genetics and the evolutionary processes which lead to complex, multi-cellular life forms.

Notes:

    Chemistry 30 is strongly recommended. Students with credit for BIOL 110 will not receive credit for BIOL 120.

College: U of S
Term: Semester 1
Location(s): Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face
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.

Dates: 3 September 2015 to 19 December 2015
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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 course is offered by web delivery, at your convenience.  Please apply online or contact your local programmer.

    • Melfort: email or phone 306.752.8109
    • Nipawin, Tisdale: email or phone 306.862.9849

Tuition: $50

Delivery: Online

Word Processing 1 (COAP 115)

Word Processing 1


This course introduces fundamental file management and word processing concepts. Using a variety of word processing features, you will learn to format business correspondence, create, format, and edit tables and enhance documents with the addition of graphics.


Dates: 6 September 2016 to 16 December 2016 - tba to tba
Term: Term 1
Location(s): Melfort, Nipawin, Tisdale
Delivery: Online
Student Health & Dental Plan: $252*