Centennial College

Scarborough, Canada

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School of Advancement

It offers courses in English/ESL, Liberal Studies, and General Education. The English curriculum for students in the great is divided between ESL and non-ESL streams. Most of the students are placed in course from one these streams on the basis of their performance in the College’s English Placement Assessment.

The General Arts certificate program is for students who have achieved  their Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) and mature students (with or without their OSSD) who aim at pursuing their post-secondary education. Students in the General Arts program study a number of subjects in the humanities, social sciences, English communications, critical thinking, logic and reasoning.

The Centre for Academic English (CAE) offers English tutoring and workshops to the Centennial students for free at all campuses. The tutors are professional teachers with TESL Ontario or TESL Canada certifications. 


School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design

The school offers currently offers 36 programs across two departments, Arts and Design and Communications and Media.

The Story Arts Centre in the school features 16,500-square-foot television studio, video, audio and post-production facilities, photography studio and digital imaging labs, library and digital resource centre, state-of-the-art newsroom with live broadcast capabilities, and fitness centre.

Public Relations – Corporate Communications, Music Industry Arts and Performance, Lifestyle Media, Graphic Design, Game Art, Digital Visual Effects, Communications and Media Fundamentals, Animation 3D, Advanced Television and Film - Script to Screen, Dance – performance, Photography, Product Design and Development, Fine Arts Studio are some of the areas in which courses are offered by the school.


School of Community and Health Studies

The Morningside Campus is headquarters to innovative health- and community-focused programs and is home to the School of Community and Health Studies. The school offers state-of-the-art labs and clinics to help students practice their learnings.

Lab facilities provide students with practical learning opportunities in the Nursing, Paramedic, Occupational Therapist Assistant & Physiotherapist Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Massage Therapy, Esthetician, Complementary Care programs.

The Nursing lab recreates an actual hospital floor with nursing stations and operating room facilities. It also offers clinical simulation equipment including Telehealth and highly realistic computerized “patients.” The Mock Disaster is a special event that gives students from the School of Community and Health Studies a chance to test their skills in a realistic setting. The school also offers Fast track programs such as Bridging to University Nursing and RN-Perioperative Nursing. 


School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science

SETAS comprises of :

  • list items Applied Biological and Environmental Sciences (ABES)
  • list items Information and Communication Engineering Technology (ICET)
  • list items Advanced Manufacturing and Automation Technology (AMAT)
  • list items Department of Mathematics and Physics.
  • The Centennial Energy Institute has taken up the challenge to illuminate the paths to Ontario’s energy future and provide clarity through activities in training, research and public information seminars. SETAS offer students well-equipped and high-tech laboratories.

    Students have access to :

  • list items Applied Electronics Laboratory
  • list items Basic Electronics Laboratory
  • list items Biomedical Laboratory
  • list items Computer Engineering Laboratory
  • list items Data Centre Laboratory
  • list items Data Communications Laboratory
  • list items Enterprise Networking Laboratories
  • list items Network Operating Systems Laboratories
  • list items PC Hardware Laboratory
  • list items RF and Wireless Technology Laboratory
  • list items Telecommunications Laboratory
  • Centennial College and Samsung Canada have partnered to establish the Samsung Tech Institute at Centennial College (Progress Campus). The Samsung Tech Institute was introduced in 2015 as part of a new academic pathway (“Samsung Pathway”) in the Electronics Engineering Technician program. 


    School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts

    Centennial’s new 350,000-square foot facility is home to the School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts. Experiential learning takes place in full service restaurants, quick service cafés, event centres, hotel-style guest rooms, state-of-the-art culinary labs, commercial baking and pastry labs, beverage tasting rooms and interactive classrooms.

    Centennial College is among the first colleges and universities in Canada to receive Tourism HR Canada's SMART accreditation and the only one to have two programs recognized for demonstrating tourism-related programming exceeding industry standards. Centennial's Hospitality – Hotel Operations Management two-year diploma program and  Hospitality and Tourism Administration three-year advanced diploma program have been given the organization's SMART + Premium status, which means the programs exceed basic tourism industry standards.

    Sexual Violence and Intervention Training program has also been integrated into the school curriculum to ensure hospitality students are equipped to identify and intervene in instances of sexual violence and harassment in the workplace. The School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts is focused on five sectors of industry - Baking and Pastry Arts, Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management, Tourism Studies, Event Management. 


    School of Transportation

    Centennial’s School of Transportation is the largest on-site transportation training facility in Canada with more than $30 million worth of aircraft, vehicles and equipment onsite. Its automotive labs host the latest in technology for cars, trucks, and heavy duty vehicles. It has a fully equipped hangar for aerospace and avionics students.

    Programs are offered in the fields of:

  • list items Automotive
  • list items Aviation
  • list items Motorcycle and Powersports
  • list items Truck and Coach
  • list items Heavy duty Equipment
  • list items Part time Learning
  • 'Show and Shine' is a car show which is held by the School of Transportation. The industry representatives support and review the programs offered continuously to ensure that they are of the highest quality.

    It has a strong collaborations with prominent companies in the industry like :

  • list items General Motors
  • list items Ford
  • list items Toyota
  • list items Canadian Tire
  • list items Volvo
  • list items Freightliner
  • list items Honda
  • list items Air Canada
  • It also offers apprenticeship programs which consist of on-the-job training with an employer combined with class studies in college.


    Business School

    Under this department, there is a broad range of 30 different programs, ranging in length from two semesters to three years. Many of its programs allow you to earn credits toward certifications, such as Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA).

    There are programs in:

  • list items  Pre-Business
  • list items Accounting
  • list items Bookkeeping
  • list items Business Administration
  • list items Business Foundations
  • list items Business - Supply Chain Management
  • list items Contact Centre Operations
  • list items Court Support Services
  • list items Fashion Business and Management
  • list items Financial Services
  • list items Human Resources
  • list items International Business
  • list items Law Clerk
  • list items Marketing
  • list items Office Administration
  • list items Paralegal
  • Centennial College formed a partnership with Nipissing University to offer an innovative business degree completion program. Centennial's Certiport Authorized Test Centre is  located at Progress Campus where Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification exams are offered to students, employees, alumni and community members which can help them in obtaining a globally-recognized industry certification.

    Every program in the Business School has a Program Advisory Board. Program Advisory Board members provide critical information about industry trends. The Centennial College Financial Services Diploma 2483, Business Administration Finance Diploma 2493, and the Financial Planning Graduate Certificate 2843 meet the Core Curriculum required for FP Canada for the QAFP(QUALIFIED ASSOCIATE FINANCIAL PLANNER) which demonstrates a financial planner’s competence and commitment to the highest ethical standards of responsibility.