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Accommodations and Living Costs College Residence $250 application fee, $5600 for academic year Includes: Double room/common bath , meals in the on-campus cafeteria Homestay (for ESL students only) $50 placement fee, $165 average per week Includes: 3 meals per day, private room, shared facilities Private Apartment $600-$800 per month, utilities may be at an extra charge Other Costs Books $600+ per semester Food $300 per month, if not in residence Transportation: bus pass included in annual full time tuition
Approximate Annual Expenses Example: Student is studying in the three-year Business Administration Marketing diploma program and rents an apartment with two other students. The annual cost will be approximately: Description Cost Tuition $12,995 Accommodation $4,500 Food $3,000 Books $1,200 Incidentals $1,005 TOTAL $22,700
Tourism and Travel – Adventure and Ecotourism (2 yr)
Program Highlight Hospitality Management – Hotel, Restaurant & Resort
The hospitality industry offers many rewarding career opportunities. Each position requires active personalities, specific technical and social skills, specialized knowledge and a drive for success. Due to the rapid growth within the industry, opportunities to advance occur faster than with almost any other career. The Hospitality Management Program offers a curriculum which prepares students to enter the hospitality industry, leading to supervisory or managerial position in hotels, motels, resorts, restaurants and other institutions.
Students have many opportunities to train with actual on-the-job work in a variety of positions. They also have the opportunity to participate in a two-week field placement in another country.
Tuition: $12,995 for the 2011-2012 academic year
Program Highlight Tourism & Travel - Adventure & Ecotourism
Tourism is Canada’s fastest growing industry. This program prepares students to enter the tourism and travel field, working in inbound or outbound tourism services.
The program at Confederation College is the only program in Ontario that combines both tourism and travel with adventure and ecotourism.
Career opportunities: Graduates of our program have obtained employment ranging from front line, supervisory, to managerial positions.
Careers include: travel agents, airline customer service agents, flight attendants, tour destination reps/tour guides, cruise line employees, tourist attraction operators, meeting/special events planners, outdoor adventure consultants, heritage interpreters, eco guides and outfitters, government tourism agents, tourism entrepreneurs, and many more.
Tuition Fees: $13,545 for the 2011-2012 academic year
School of Media Arts Broadcasting – Television Production (2 yr) Film Production (2 yr) Multimedia Production (3 yr)
Students that are interested in creating commercials, music videos, documentaries, news and sports or who have a script idea that is waiting to be developed, will find the Broadcasting program to be an excellent choice to start their career.
Students have a chance to try it all - studio, location and mobile production, camera work and editing, announcing, journalism, photography, production and scripting, writing and more. The 4-week internship at the end of the second year allows students to gain valuable work experience that will help to land their first job.
Tuition Fees: $17,100 for the 2011-2012 academic year
Instrumentation technicians commission, install, calibrate, maintain and repair complex measurement and control systems used in a variety of process control applications. This program provides a solid foundation in both theory and practice, utilizing hands-on experience in a modern, well-equipped laboratory designed to emulate common control systems found in industry.
Career opportunities exist in instrument departments in a wide variety of areas including mining, chemical, petroleum, steel, manufacturing , fresh water & waste water management, nuclear and thermal generation, and biomedical equipment manufacturers.
Program Highlight - Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technology
This program is delivered in the state-of-the-art Aviation Centre of Excellence located next to the Thunder Bay International Airport. There are excellent job prospects upon graduation. In the spring of 2007 the Program Coordinator was contacted by at least 8 different major companies looking for AMET graduates.
Salaries upon graduation typically start at a minimum of $40,000 per year. Some summer students have recently been paid at a $50,000 per year rate.
Program Highlight - Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technology (continued)
Other key points:
Program components are heavily regulated by outside certifying bodies
Computer-aided Three-dimensional Interactive Application (CATIA) training allows advancement into several different manufacturing areas
Progression into management positions can easily be attained with experience.
Training also provided in C omputer Numerical Control (CNC) machine training and Composites.
Tuition Fees: $17,700 for the 2011-2012 academic year
Students who study two one-year post graduate programs back-to-back are eligible for a 2-3 year Post Graduate Work Permit .
Program Highlight - International Business & Trade
This graduate certificate program is an ideal choice for graduates of any business diploma or degree program. It prepares graduates for the demands of working in a global marketplace. The program is linked to a professional body and includes an eight-week work placement.
Students who enter the International Business and Trade program in September 2011 and successfully graduate, will be accepted into the Human Resources Management graduate certificate program in September 2012. Graduates of both programs will then be eligible to apply for a 2-3 year post graduate work permit.
Tuition Fees: $12,995 for 2011-2012 academic year
Oversubscribed Programs - not available to international students
Field placements are typically unpaid, but are an integral part of the program and must be completed in order to graduate.
Internships are usually completed outside of a program year and are usually longer in duration (6 to 18 months). Students either complete these between years or post graduation.
Program Name/Description Placement Details 3-year business programs Work placement Community Services programs Field/Clinical placement Culinary & Hospitality Management programs Field placement Dental Assisting 1&2 Clinical placement Welding Technician Field placement International Business & Trade Work placement Broadcasting Internship
Admission Requirements All programs require a High School Diploma. Additional requirements are listed below. Program Additional requirements English score 2010-2011 School of Engineering School of Skilled Trades School of Natural Resources School of Aviation Grade 12 Math Credit 6.0 IELTS School of Health Grade 12 Biology and Chemistry 6.5 IELTS Post Graduate Programs College Diploma or University Degree 6.5 IELTS
The $95.00 application fee will be waived for the first 150 complete applications received for the September 2011 intake.
A complete application will include:
A complete application form
All high school documents
University documents, if applicable
Proof of acceptable IELTS score
Proof that applicants meets the program entry requirements
Note: if the student transfers, the application fee will be deducted from the tuition refund
* this promotion will expire on June 15, 2011
2011-2012 Tuition Fees Tuition fees include: access to the fitness centre, student union activities, student services, printing quota, health insurance and a bus pass Program Fees for 1 st year Standard fee for most diploma programs $12,995 Tourism & Travel $13,545 Aircraft Maintenance $17,700 Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technology $17,700 Broadcasting $17,100 Film Production $17,400 Welding $14,225 Dental Assisting 1 & 2 $15,795 Community Services Programs $13,035
Student Partnership Program Confederation College is a participant. Study permit processing has become much faster and more streamlined . Please follow the instructions on the SPP checklist carefully and submit all required documents. Do not submit applications until one-week after the up-front medical (UFM) examination has been completed. Ensure the loan documents are from an approved chartered bank (on the list provided by Canadian Immigration office) . It is very important not to include any extra documents with the application, even if you think it will make the application stronger.