The career training you want. The flexibility you need.

MyPath programs are new highly-flexible, modular certificate programs designed for adult students seeking short-term, career-specific training options. Each program has multiple intakes throughout the year, meaning new MyPath students may begin their studies approximately every six to eight weeks. Courses are offered as six-week learning modules and students can complete one, two or three modules toward one of three certificates.

Two food service workers

This certificate program will provide students with the skills and abilities required to perform effectively in institutional food preparation settings, whether in hospital or long-term facilities. Students will proceed through the academic portion of the program to food preparation and service, nutrition and sanitary practices in the workplace. The program includes a mandatory field placement (80 hours) for individuals in a hospital or long-term care setting. This program meets Ministry of Long Term Care Act. Students are required to have a health form completed by their physician, First Aid and CPR certification and a negative police clearance.

Take all of the following Mandatory Courses: Credits
COMM-1076 Customer Service & Communication Skills 2
This course emphasizes the importance of effective customer service and communication skills with clients and coworkers within an Food Service organization. Students will learn methods to overcome common barriers in communication and with conflict in the workplace. This course focuses on developing personal styles of communication useful in the food service industry.
FDMG-1005 Role of the Food Service Worker 2
This course provides the student with an understanding of the Food Service Worker's role in the food service department within a facility. Emphasis is placed on responsibility, accountability and the importance of working with others as a team member. An overview of health care accreditation and the role of the food service worker will be examined.
FDMG-1058 Food Preparation & Service 3
This course discusses Food preparation and service procedures required for an efficient and effective food service operation. Students are introduced to the basic principles of menu planning, standardized recipes, purchasing and receiving procedures, food production systems, and food delivery systems.Note: final exam proctored
NUTR-1007 Nutrition Throughout the Lifecycle 2
This course provides an in depth review of nutritional needs for clients of all ages. Special emphasis will be placed on older individuals who live in long term care facilities and in the community.
FDMG-1008 Special Diets 2
This course discusses special diets in long term care facilities and hospitals Students will learn the importance and use of special diets and enteral and supplemental products in disease management.NOTE: final exam proctored
FDMG-2003 Foodsafe 2
This course teaches students how to identify the importance of sanitary practices in transportation, purchasing, receiving and storage of food. Emphasis is placed on reducing the incidence of foodborne disease outbreaks in high risk populations.
WRKE-0001 Field Placement-Food Service Worker 2
This course is designed for those students without experience in food service who wish to pursue a career in the food service industry. Students will work in an approved institutional setting under the supervision of a food service supervisor or dietitian. The Field Placement is mandatory for individuals who have less than 500 hours experience in an institutional setting or who otherwise have received no formal training on the job.
Program Residency
Students Must Complete a Minimum of 4 credits in this
program at Fanshawe College to meet the Program Residency
requirement and graduate from this program

Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Discuss the role and responsibilities of food service workers in commercial enterprises or health care facilities.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of current legislation, standards and ethical issues in the food industry.
  3. Perform basic food preparation and food handling/production procedures, and integrating the principles of health and nutrition in food services management.
  4. Identify proper food storage, handling, causes of food contamination and methods of contaminant transmission.
  5. Demonstrate the proper use, sanitation and storage of equipment.
  6. Identify common causes of accidents in food preparation and methods to prevent them.
  7. Demonstrate and apply effective sanitation and safety skills and procedures in the workplace.
  8. Demonstrate and apply appropriate interpersonal communication skills both with clients and co-workers on an individual and group basis.
  9. Apply basic business skills, including budget planning and management; demonstrate facility in handling cash and credit transactions.

Total cost for all courses

$1,802.90

Classes begin

Woodstock campus: March 12

Ingersoll site: March 5

Health Care Office Assistant helping patient

This program is designed to provide graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to excel as a clerk, assistant or receptionist in a variety of health care facilites including hospital units, doctors' offices and clinics.

Take all of the following Mandatory Courses: Credits
COMP-1378 Microsoft Office Essentials 3
You will acquire skills using a variety of operations found in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and develop keyboarding skills (min. 35 wpm), through hands-on experience and assignments. Note: This is a compulsory course in the Health Care Office Assistant Program.
HLTH-1209 Medical Terminology & Anatomy 3
This basic course will focus on the anatomical structure and functions of the human body and the related terminology used to describe body parts, structure, and function. Related terminology will also include general or symptomatic terms, diagnostic terms, surgical procedures and abbreviations.
HLTH-1007 Processing of Physicians' Orders 2
Enable students to demonstrate appropriate processing skills for the completion of physicians' orders.
HLTH-1208 Patient Preparation in Health Care 2
This course will give you the knowledge and skills required to prepare a client for examination, including measuring vital signs, measuring height and weight, positioning and draping, use of proper body mechanics, tray preparation and specimen collection. You will learn how to complete a proper health assessment using a review of body systems. Knowledge will be gained in the ares of infection and infection control; medical and surgical asepis, professionalism and communication. All of the knowledge and skills acquired will prepare you for working in a health care setting.
COMP-1128 Computerized Billing 3
It is strongly recommended that students have: medical terminology, good typing skills and basic computer knowledge. The course is designed to provide the student with the fundamentals of learning Computerized Medical Billing, as well as an understanding of the Schedule of Benefits and Preambles of the Ministry of Health.
COMM-1054 Professional Communication 2
Designed to improve the student's written, verbal, and non verbal communications skills. An introduction to the essential concepts and skills required to build successful relationships within a group and organization structure. Communication, business ethics, teamwork, group dynamics, team building and customer relations are discussed.
HLTH-1010 Organizational Skills 3
This course will focus on personal and organizational skills required by persons employed in health care in an office/clerical assistant role. This will assist them to effectively carry out their role in assisting with the administration of a nursing unit/health care facility office.
OFAD-1006 Records Maintenance 3
This course examines the health record as it is used in health care organizations. A major emphasis is on confidentiality and the legal aspects of health information documentation.
COMP-1130 Medical Transcription 1.5
You will be introduced to medical documents and reports. This course is designed to simulate medical transcription practices used in a health care environment.
HLTH-1196 EPR Patient Scheduling & Registration 2
This course is designed to provide the student with the fundamentals of learning basic electronic patient scheduling and registration. It is strongly recommended that students have medical terminology, good typing skills and basic computer knowledge.
Program Residency
Students Must Complete a Minimum of 5 credits in this
program at Fanshawe College to meet the Program Residency
requirement and graduate from this program

Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills in interactions with the interdisciplinary health care team, departments, patients, clients, and the community.
  2. Explain human anatomy and utilization of appropriate terminology in the performance of duties.
  3. Discuss an understanding of the legal and ethical parameters affecting the health care setting.
  4. Perform accurate record keeping including billing, transcribing physician's orders, patient chart maintenance, business correspondence.
  5. Demonstrate effective organizational skills in carrying out assigned responsibilities.
  6. Explain an understanding of the organization, departments, and functions of a health care setting.

Total cost for all courses

$3,751.00

Classes begin

March 26 & May 28

Two adults looking at HR paperwork

This program satisfies the core components of human resources management and is for those who want to expand or update their skills, or enter into a variety of careers managing people and organizations. Many of these courses provide a practical approach and are specifically designed to prepare graduates to write the examinations set by the Human Resources Professionals Association for the CHRP designation.

Take all of the following Mandatory Courses: Credits
COMM-6002 Organizational Business Communication 3
This course provides an overview of important communication concepts and skills required in business. Topics covered include: writing clear reports and documentation, making effective presentations, and fostering interpersonal skills.
LAWS-1052 Employment Law 3
Students in this course are introduced to Canadian employment law and its relationship with human resources management. The focus will be on current federal and provincial legislation affecting the non-unionized environment. The Canadian legal framework will be reviewed, including statutory and common law and the judicial system. The legal context of the entire employment relationship from hiring to ending the relationship and beyond will be examined. From an assigned case, students will predict a case outcome using statutory and common law and their own interpretation of the facts of the case.
MGMT-1017 Human Resources Management 2
This course will introduce students to the role of the human resources professional in the field of human resources management. Topics such as job analysis, training and development, recruitment and selection, health and safety, planning, performance management, employment legislation and career development, with additional functional areas of human resources will be presented. This course is HRPA approved and is required to write the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam 1 (CKE1) and/or the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam 2 (CKE2). These exams are part of the attainment of the externally accredited entry level Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation (CKE1) and/or the advanced level Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) designation (CKE2), respectively. You must achieve a minimum of 65% in any one of the nine CHRP/CHRL courses and an overall average of 70% in these nine courses to be eligible to write the CKE1 and/or CKE 2. For further information on this designation, please see: http://www.hrpa.ca/RegulationandHRDesignations/Pages/HR-Designations.aspx
MGMT-3009 Recruitment & Selection 2
This course will assist the student in developing skills in recruitment, interviewing and orientation. Other topics will include learning the best methods for attracting potential employees, selecting people, establishing criteria for hiring, conducting the screening process, and evaluating application forms, letters and resumes. This course is HRPA approved and is required to write the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam 1 (CKE1) and/or the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam 2 (CKE2). These exams are part of the attainment of the externally accredited entry level Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation (CKE1) and/or the advanced level Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) designation (CKE2), respectively. You must achieve a minimum of 65% in any one of the nine CHRP/CHRL courses and an overall average of 70% in these nine courses to be eligible to write the CKE1 and/or CKE 2. For further information on this designation, please see: http://www.hrpa.ca/RegulationandHRDesignations/Pages/HR-Designations.aspx
HLTH-1102 Occupational Health & Safety 3
This course will provide students with an overview of safety and risk management principles. Topics include responsibilities of firms and employees, economic impact of loss control, ergonomics, workplace hazards assessment, accident prevention, workplace violence and harassment, WHMIS, WSIB Act, and the Occupational Health & Safety Act of Ontario. This course is HRPA approved and is required to write the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam 1 (CKE1) and/or the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam 2 (CKE2). These exams are part of the attainment of the externally accredited entry level Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation (CKE1) and/or the advanced level Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) designation (CKE2), respectively. You must achieve a minimum of 65% in any one of the nine CHRP/CHRL courses and an overall average of 70% in these nine courses to be eligible to write the CKE1 and/or CKE 2. For further information on this designation, please see: http://www.hrpa.ca/RegulationandHRDesignations/Pages/HR-Designations.aspx
MGMT-3042 Training & Devlopment 3
Students will learn how to identify training needs, develop and evaluate training programs, and training delivery techniques. Students will be required to design and facilitate a training session in class. In addition, students will learn about the importance of training programs and how they contribute to the corporate well being and development of an organization and its employees. This course is HRPA approved and is required to write the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam 1 (CKE1) and/or the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam 2 (CKE2). These exams are part of the attainment of the externally accredited entry level Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation (CKE1) and/or the advanced level Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) designation (CKE2), respectively. You must achieve a minimum of 65% in any one of the nine CHRP/CHRL courses and an overall average of 70% in these nine courses to be eligible to write the CKE1 and/or CKE 2. For further information on this designation, please see: http://www.hrpa.ca/RegulationandHRDesignations/Pages/HR-Designations.aspx
MGMT-1163 Labour Relations 3
The study of labour relations provides the backdrop for understanding the relationships between management, union, the government, the public and other stakeholders. Students will learn to develop strategies to contribute to organizational effectiveness through good employee and labour relations. The historical, environmental, constitutional and legislative framework will provide the foundation for an in-depth examination of the modern Canadian labour relations experience. Union recognition and the collective agreement, its content and its negotiation will be examined in detail. Considering that one in every five employees in Canada works in the public sector, special attention will also be paid to public sector unions. This course is HRPA approved and is required to write the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam 1 (CKE1) and/or the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam 2 (CKE2). These exams are part of the attainment of the externally accredited entry level Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation (CKE1) and/or the advanced level Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) designation (CKE2), respectively. You must achieve a minimum of 65% in any one of the nine CHRP/CHRL courses and an overall average of 70% in these nine courses to be eligible to write the CKE1 and/or CKE 2. For further information on this designation, please see: http://www.hrpa.ca/RegulationandHRDesignations/Pages/HR-Designations.aspx
Program Residency
Students Must Complete a Minimum of 7 credits in this
program at Fanshawe College to meet the Program Residency
requirement and graduate from this program

Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Discuss the role of the HR practitioner in an organization.
  2. Apply HR concepts discussed in class to common situations in human resources.
  3. Create business documents using practical business communication skills.
  4. Analyze financial records and financial statements to make good business decisions.
  5. Apply organizational behaviour skills to improve communications skills, become an effective leader, motivate employees, understand organizational culture.
  6. List strategies in resolving common problems facing a human resources practitioner.

Total cost for all courses

$3,404.50

Classes begin

March 21

Costs

  • Price includes books
  • Students are eligible to apply for the Continuing Education (CE) bursary, which will provide funding assistance to those that qualify
  • Courses not eligible for OSAP

The personal touch in the community you call home

We have dedicated MyPath staff to personally help you through every step of learning about our programs, registration and getting ready for classes. Contact Eric to get started today!

 

Woodstock/Oxford Regional Campus

Eric Collins
Phone 519-421-0144 x244
Email
e_collins@fanshawec.ca

Location

Woodstock Campus