Cypress College

Programs


(Cypress College job placement average: 88.5%)

The ability to effectively create and sustain demand for a product or service is essential for any successful employee or entrepreneur.

Cypress Colleges' Marketing & Communications Diploma focuses on business management and its connection to client relationships and sales. Students of this program develop the confidence and skills needed to create positive, sustainable business relationships. Graduates also gain a familiarity with modern marketing concepts, learning how to effectively utilize social media in an online marketplace to attract new business.

In Marketing and Communication you will learn:
  • Business Productivity
  • Running and Organizing Business Meetings
  • Developing Relationships with core clients and suppliers
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Communications Digital and Personal
  • Marketing in New Media
  • Social Media
  • Ad Words
Potential Jobs for "MarComm" Graduates:
  • - Retail Business Manager
  • - Oil & Gas Professional
  • - Sales Representative
  • - Accounts Manager
  • - Wholesale Trade Rep

Cypress College offers CANADA'S ONLY certified Zig Ziglar instruction.


(Cypress College job placement average: 85.2%)

“New technology creates new opportunities to do jobs that customers need done. Cypress Colleges' Computer Technology course was specifically designed to meet the technology needs of local employers.” 

This course provides real-world skills for entry level computer service technicians and networking professionals. Extensive hands-on experience in the classroom combined with individual and group exercises ensures that students leave with the confidence and knowledge necessary to achieve their employment goals.

Our graduates must complete in-depth hands-on examination study in preparation for industry testing, learning the theory required for high demand industry certification from CompTIA, A+ & Network+. We provide all technical material and lab experience as well as practice exams prior to performing industry exams.

Many Tech programs teach “A+” but their students are not required to complete industry recognized exams, rendering the graduates unprepared and unemployable in industry. Cypress College graduates train and prepare for CompTIA testing and graduate job ready with valuable credentials that are industry recognized world wide.

Our students are taught the interview skills to gain employment, the practical knowledge to retain employment and the social comprehension needed to excel in their career. In addition to preparing our students academically, we also help them hone job interview techniques, assist in developing a professional resume and cultivate the work expectations required in a modern business technology job.

Potential Jobs for an Computer Technology Professional Graduate:
  • - Computer Set up and Repair
  • - Entry Level Network Analyst
  • - Support Desk
  • - Software Testing

(Cypress College job placement average: 82.5%)

Effective administrative technology skills are the lifeblood of an efficiently run office environment.

This program starts with basic computer skills and prepares students for multiple office situations and environments. The wide range of skills students develop in this program prepares them to be a valuable asset to any employer.

Graduates of Cypress Colleges’ Administrative Technology course gain a strong advantage in a competitive job market by learning modern computer skills and the ability to demonstrate optimal office productivity to meet the current expectations of industry employers.

Our classes are hands-on, instructor led and include extensive practical job instruction. In addition to increased computer productivity, graduates are exposed to project management and basic financial concepts. Utilizing structured labs, students realize the potential of working efficiently to maximize office productivity in order to get jobs done faster than other candidates in a competitive labour market.

Students develop an updated resume (as modernized office productivity skills blend well with previous experience to improve a candidate’s job profile), refine job interview techniques and are guided through the modern work search and online application process.

We assist our students in transitioning from graduation through to employment. Cypress College succeeds when our students succeed.

In Administrative Technologies you will learn.
  • Office Productivity on key business applications
  • Business Communications
  • Project Management
  • Accounting Basics
  • Employment Skills Training
  • Business Meeting / Note Taking
Potential Employment for Administrative Technology graduates:
  • - Administrative Assistant
  • - Legal Administrative Assistant
  • - Medical/Dental Administrative Assistant
  • - Accountant Administrative Assistant
  • - Accounts Payable Clerk
  • - Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • - General Office Work

Currently, this course is FULLY FUNDED for qualified Albertans to receive job specific skills in order meet the conditions of employment prescribed by employers.

Cypress College, in partnership with 'Above Average Driving Academy', will help you discover what driver training funding you qualify for. All training for eligible candidates (and an introduction to the employers on our industry advisory board) is available for professional driving courses.

We have versatile funding strategies for Class 1 and Class 3, plus additional driving and safety certifications.

Call 1-403-223-8482 for more information or a no obligation check on your funding eligibility.



Our new accelerated 2-year diploma program focuses on business management and its vital connection to client and employee relations as well as the most effective marketing, management and administrative techniques. (Note Graduates of Administrative Technologies or Marketing and Communication Diploma programs are credited with completing 1 year towards the 2 year Diploma)

In our Business Management Program you will learn:
  • Office Productivity on key business applications
  • Business Communications
  • Project Management
  • Accounting Basics
  • Employment Skills Training
  • Business Meeting / Note Taking
  • Developing Relationships with core clients and suppliers
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Communications Digital and Personal
  • Marketing in New Media
  • Social Media
  • Ad Words
  • Advanced Accounting Principles
  • Management Theory
  • Human Resources
  • Disability Awareness and more!
Potential careers for our Business Management graduates include:
  • Office Productivity on key business applications
  • Assistant Manager
  • Retail Business Manager
  • General Office Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Supervisor or Manager

Learn how to prepare, cook, season and present a wide variety of food in a commercial setting. Our students learn how to complete dishes and meals, determine food costing and tackle the real world challenges of communication and time management in this exciting field of work and study. In our Culinary Arts Program, you will learn:

In this program you will learn:
  • Bake Shop
  • Breakfast & Dairy
  • Business Productivity
  • Butcher Shop
  • Cold Kitchen
  • Client Services Training
  • Cooking Proteins
  • Employability Skills
  • Kitchen Orientation
  • Saucier


Learn how to work and manage in the operating details of a restaurant or property Our students learn communication, business management, culinary arts, human resources and personal development on their way to an exciting career in hospitality.

In this program you will learn:
  • Culinary Arts
  • Intro Hospitality
  • Office Productivity
  • Business Communications
  • Project Management
  • Accounting Basics
  • Employment Skills Training
  • Business Meeting/Note Taking
  • Developing Relationships
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Communications: Digital & Personal
  • Marketing in New Media
  • Social Media
  • Ad Words
  • Finance Management
  • Management Theory
  • Human Resources
Potential job for “Hotel & Restaurant Management” graduates:
  • Front desk manager
  • Housekeeping manager
  • Restaurant manager
  • Food and beverage manager
  • Catering supervisor/manager
  • FOH staff manager

Upcoming

  • Administrative Technology

    This course starts with basic computer skills and fully prepares you for multiple office situations and environments.

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  • Computer Technology

    Providing real-world skills for entry-level computer service technicians and networking professionals.

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  • Marketing & Communications

    This course shows students how to develop strong business relationships through customer service, sales and modern marketing concepts.

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  • Business Management

    Students learn how to succeed in today's business world by utilizing tried and tested methods for client and employee relations, administrative techniques, and marketing on all modern platforms.

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  • Hotel & Restaurant Management

    Our students learn the importance of communication skills, business management, the culinary arts, human resources and personal development on their way to an exciting career in hospitality.

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  • Culinary
    Training

    Our students learn how to complete dishes and meals, determine food costing and tackle the real world challenges of communication and time management in this exciting field of work and study.

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