Mohawk college
 
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Brief Introduction 

Mohawk College is fully accredited and funded by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities and is a member of the Association of Community Colleges of Canada (ACCC). The college has the following campuses:

The Fennell Campus: This campus has created a modernized space for enhancing energy efficiency, barrier-free access and more. Mohawk's Stoney Creek Campus for Skilled Trades is the home of the Marshall School of Skilled Trades & Apprenticeship. Mohawk annually has around 2,400 apprenticeship students and is one of the largest trainers of apprentices in Ontario. 

Institute for Applied Health Sciences at McMaster: Led by a world-class faculty, Mohawk trains students in outstanding facilities that include the human anatomy and simulation labs and computer and digital labs.

Stoney Creek Campus for Skilled Trades: The Stoney Creek Campus is the home of the Marshall School of Skilled Trades & Apprenticeship. With top technology and professional facilities for the skilled trades, Mohawk grads are in high demand. 

There are polytechnic colleges at Brantford, Ohsweken, and a Skills and Trades Training Center at Ogwehoweh. There is also a Mohawk College Aviation facility at Hamilton, Ontario.

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Infrastructure

The College Student Success Innovation Centre (CSSIC – "the Centre") is Canada’s first research centre on the college campus focused on community college student success. Backed with funding from the Province, the Centre is leading Ontario colleges in the design, implementation, assessment, and evaluation of innovative interventions. 
The college consists of three libraries which are listed below:

  • Cummings
  • Stoney Creek 
  • IAHS

The libraries house a staggering collection of books, journals, ebooks, journals, audiobooks, and so on. The libraries also offer spaces for study.
The college also has a strong research infrastructure and has the following research labs:

  • FANUC Robotics Lab
  • Journalism Lab
  • Multi-Sensory Lab
  • Photography Lab 

Residence

The Residence is located on the Fennell campus and has 170 fully furnished two-bedroom suites with basic cable TV and complimentary Wi-Fi. Students pay only for the 8-month academic year and avoid a 12-month lease. The Front Desk is staffed 24 hours a day providing students with access to Residence staff. The building also features swipe card access and 24-hour video monitoring and is patrolled by Mohawk College Security. Review residence rates here.

Jobs and Placements

Students and alumni can utilize their skills through various methods such as discussions, activities, and exploratory questions with the members of the Student and Graduate Employment team. 

CareerReady is the employment support portal where students can access co-op opportunities and full time, part time, and seasonal jobs. Students can also book an appointment for personalized help with their resume, cover letter and interview skills. The site is also updated with the workshops and employment related events. CareerReady also provides a listing of Co-Curricular Record (CCR) activities students can participate in. It will create an authenticated record of their volunteerism and leadership while being in college. 

As per the official reports, 86% of graduates of Mohawk College have been found to have found employment within six months of graduation. 84% of the employers have been found to be satisfied with the performance of the college graduates. 

Location 

Mohawk College is located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. From the Mohawk College, it is almost a 40-50 minute cab ride to the Toronto Pearson Airport, which happens to be the nearest airport to the college. The Mohawk College partners with Airways Transit to get passengers to/from Toronto Pearson International Airport or the local area destination.The nearest railway station is a 10-minute walk. Aldershot is the closest station to Hamilton. There are a number of buses that ply along the route of the college. For details please visit this link.

All the full-time students receive a 4-month unlimited bus pass for the Hamilton Street Railway (HSR) for each semester they are enrolled.

The Niagara Falls and the CN Tower are the best-known locations in the city. Also, there are a number of provincial and national parks in and around Ontario. Students can also visit the Royal Ontario Museum or have fun at the Art Gallery of Ontario.

Business

At the McKeil School of Business, students get the knowledge and practical experience to give an edge to today’s business world. 

Courses cover the following areas:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business Management
  • Human Resources
  • Medical Office Skills
  • Professional Development
  • Social Media Essentials
  • Sustainable Business

Communication Arts

The talented faculty of the college have just the right techniques and professional experience to help students. Students will be able to select courses from amongst 3D animation, radio and television broadcasting, music, photography, graphic design or journalism. Students in this department gain the skills needed for a creative career.

The courses covered are:

  • Accessible Media Production
  • Advertising and Marketing Communications Management
  • Animation 3D
  • Applied Music
  • Applied Music (Bass, Classical Piano, Classical Strings & Guitar, Classical Voice, Classical Winds & Brass, Contemporary Guitar Contemporary Piano, Contemporary Voice, Drums & Percussion)
  • Applied Music Preparatory 
  • Art and Design Foundations 
  • Broadcasting - Radio, Television and Communications Media
  • Communications Media Practices 
  • Creative Arts Business 
  • General Arts and Science 
  • Graphic Design 
  • Journalism 
  • Multimedia Storytelling 
  • Photography - Still and Motion 
  • Pre-Media and Entertainment 
  • Public Relations
  • Virtual Reality Multimedia Production 

Community Services

The Early Childhood Education, Child and Youth and Social Services programmes in this area of study teach students how to improve the well-being of children, adolescents, families, etc. The law enforcement and justice and legal service programmes train the students to safeguard neighbourhoods, manage emergency situations or for careers in the judicial and security sectors.

The courses covered in this department are:

  • Advanced Police Studies 
  • Advanced Security Management 
  • Autism and Behavioural Science 
  • Brain Disorders Management 
  • Child and Youth Care 
  • Child and Youth Worker 
  • Child Development Practitioner 
  • Community and Justice Services 
  • Concurrent Disorders 
  • Developmental Service Worker 
  • Early Childhood Education 
  • Educational Support (Intensive) 
  • Educational Support 
  • Expressive Arts 
  • General Arts and Science Certificate 
  • Health, Wellness and Fitness 
  • Human Services Foundation 
  • Massage Therapy 
  • Mental Health and Disability Management 
  • Paralegal 
  • Police Foundations 
  • Pre Justice
  • Protection, Security and Investigation 
  • Recreation Therapy  
  • Social Service Worker 

Health

The college has Health care courses related to helping people stay physically and mentally healthy. Students learn from professional faculty in advanced simulation labs. The students also have real-world clinical placements. From diagnosis and treatment to rehabilitation and wellness, Mohawk’s interprofessional programmes provide students with the skills and experience needed.

The courses covered by this department are:

  • Autism and Behavioural Science 
  • Canadian Health Care for Foreign-Trained Professionals (International Only) 
  • Cardiovascular Technology 
  • Community Pharmacy Assistant 
  • Concurrent Disorders 
  • Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography 
  • Expressive Arts 
  • General Arts and Science Certificate 
  • Health, Wellness and Fitness 
  • Massage Therapy 
  • Medical Radiation Sciences 
  • Nursing (BScN) 
  • Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant 
  • Office Administration of Health Services 
  • Personal Support Worker 
  • Pharmacy Technician 
  • Practical Nursing 
  • Recreation Therapy 

Skilled Trades & Apprenticeship

At the Marshall School for Skilled Trades & Apprenticeship, students undergo training in traditional skills that integrate emerging technologies. The expert faculty teaches about construction and advanced manufacturing, electrical wiring, automotive service and more. Mohawk also provides the in-school education component that is required by the students.

The courses provided by this department are:

  • Auto Body & Collision Damage Repairer 
  • Automotive Service Educational Program (A.S.E.P.) 
  • Automotive Service Technician 
  • Construction Engineering Technician 
  • Construction Engineering Technician  Building Renovation 
  • Construction Techniques 
  • Electrical Engineering Technician Power
  • Electrician (Construction & Maintenance) 
  • Elevating Devices Mechanic 
  • Gas and Oil Burner Technician 
  • General Arts and Science Certificate 
  • General Carpenter 
  • General Machinist 
  • Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Techniques 
  • Horticulture Technician 
  • Industrial Electrician 
  • Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) 
  • Instrumentation Control and Control Technician 
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technician  Automation (Industrial Mechanic Millwright) 
  • Mechanical Techniques (Advanced Manufacturing Operations, Cabinetry, Electrical Monitoring & Systems, Plumbing, Welding and Fabrication) 
  • Metal Fabricator (Fitter) 
  • Motive Power Fundamentals 
  • Motive Power Technician 
  • Plumber 
  • Power Engineering Techniques 
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems Mechanic 
  • Residential Air Conditioning Systems Mechanic 
  • Sheet Metal Worker 
  • Steamfitter 
  • Truck and Coach Technician 
  • Utilities Systems Operator 
  • Welder 

Technology

The programs offered in this area of study touch areas like sustainable and renewable engineering, robotics, cybersecurity, augmented and virtual reality and digital health. The Joyce Centre’s advanced learning labs and smart classrooms coupled with the experienced faculty help students gain the knowledge and skills to achieve their career goal.

The courses covered by this department are:

  • Architectural Technician     
  • Architectural Technology     
  • Augmented and Virtual Reality Innovation Certificate     
  • Aviation Technician, Aircraft Maintenance, Aircraft Structures, Avionics Maintenance 
  • Biotechnology         
  • Cardiovascular Technology     
  • Chemical Engineering Technology     
  • Civil Engineering Technician     
  • Civil Engineering Technology     
  • Civil Engineering Technology - Transportation 
  • Computer Engineering Technician     
  • Computer Engineering Technician - Mechatronic Systems 
  • Computer Engineering Technology     
  • Computer Engineering Technology - Mechatronic Systems     
  • Computer Systems Technician - Network Systems 
  • Computer Systems Technician - Software Support 
  • Computer Systems Technology - Network Engineering and Security Analyst 
  • Computer Systems Technology - Software Development 
  • Cyber Security Analytics     
  • Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography     
  • Electrical Engineering Technology     
  • Energy Systems Engineering Technology     
  • Environmental Technician     
  • General Arts and Science Certificate     
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology     
  • Medical Radiation Sciences     
  • Pre Technology 
  • Quality Engineering Technician Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE) 
  • Urban and Regional Planning Technician - Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 
  • Virtual Reality Multimedia Production    

Preparatory Studies

The preparatory programmes can help students to advance their knowledge and help to pursue further postsecondary education. The students can enrol in higher levels of education, such as apprenticeships, certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, collaborative degrees, credit transfer, grad studies, etc.

The courses provided by the department are:

  • Applied Music Preparatory     
  • Art and Design Foundations     
  • Career Pathways     
  • Community Integration through Cooperative Education (CICE) 
  • General Arts and Science
  • Human Services Foundation     
  • Pre-Justice 
  • Pre-Media and Entertainment 
  • Pre-Technology 
Annual fees for Indians $27,150
Annual off-campus living $24,970
Source : GyanDhan's analysis & university's website as of year 2018

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