Recently the Alberta Solicitor General’s Department started requiring anyone who wished to be employed as a Security Guard, Loss Prevention Officer, Body Guard, In-House Security Personnel, Dog Patroller, or Alarm Responder to complete its new Alberta Basic Security Training (ABST) course and then pass a new provincial exam. Although individuals who are already employed in this industry are not affected, all new personnel are required to complete this training and exam. There are some 10,000 people working in this field in Alberta.
Prestigious International Accounting Body Recognizes Columbia College’s Business Management Program
Columbia College today announced that the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has completed a formal review of its Diploma in Business Management Program and granted it accreditation. This prestigious body was founded over 100 years ago under a Royal Charter in the United Kingdom. It is the largest and fastest-growing international accountancy body in the world with 424,000 students and 147,000 members in over 170 countries. It offers premium qualifications to people around the world who seek a rewarding career in accounting, finance and management. It works to achieve and promote the highest professional, ethical and governance standards and advance the public interest.
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* Complete your college certificate or diploma in a number of professional occupational areas.
* Begin the road to a university education here and earn your degree in less time.
Elfadil Said is a Columbia College Business Management Diploma graduate.
When he graduated, Elfadil wanted to work in the banking industry which is exactly where he is. Elfadil now works in the Northwest Territories for CIBC.
Elfadil took time to discuss his time at Columbia College first in ESL and then in the Business Management program.
The recent increase in crime and gang activity has all levels of government calling for more funding to hire additional criminal justice professionals. Police Services, the Sheriff’s department, Animal and Bylaw Services, Corrections, Canada Border Services Agency, etc., are all trying to find qualified applicants to fill vacant positions. Columbia College’s Criminal Justice Diploma Program prepares individuals for a career as a Police Officer, Corrections Officer, Probation Officer, Customs Officer, Animal and Bylaw Services Officer, to name but a few.
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