Continuing Studies

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Important COVID-19 Update

Medicine Hat College remains focused on delivering quality educational experiences to students while protecting the health and wellness of our campus communities. There is now a sector-specific exemption program in place for post-secondary institutions in Alberta which applies to Continuing Studies activities. This exemption program supports MHC’s requirement for proof of vaccination, a negative rapid test, or a documented and approved exemption.

Information is subject to change based on direction from the province. Please visit www.mhc.ab.ca/covid-19 for updates.


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Discover a complete listing of MHC’s Continuing Studies Certificates in career programs, occupational health and safety, management, project management, computers, and home inspection.

Learn about management, project management, quality management, business communication and productivity, marketing, social media, health care, legal assistant, GED Prep courses and conferences.

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Find introductory computer courses, Microsoft Office courses, bookkeeping, AutoCAD, digital graphic, programming and more.

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Explore a complete listing of our trades (electrical, power engineering, welding, plumbing), pre-employment, asbestos abatement and home inspection courses.

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Explore our online safety training 24/7, for all your online safety, driver, electrical, and equipment training needs.

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We partner with leading experts in online training to deliver diverse and flexible training opportunities. Partners include ed2go and ugotclass.

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There's something for everyone! Learn more about art and leisure, photography, food and beverage, child and youth, language and communication and recreation classes.

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The MHC Conservatory plays a pivotal role in Medicine Hat’s performing arts scene. We proudly serve our community by offering “fun-damental” training from highly qualified instructors in our topnotch facilities.

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Featured Courses

Medical Office Assistant - This program prepares graduates to work in the fast-paced field of health professionals and perform administrative duties in medical offices and clinics, health and chiropractic centres, insurance agencies, and private businesses. 

Hospital Unit Clerk - This program is suitable for those who wish to gain an entry level position in a fast-paced medical environment including hospitals, long-term care facilities and other health related institutional settings. 

GED Prep (Starts Feb 1)
This course will prepare you to write the GED (General Educational Development) exams.

New! Applied Project Management (Starts Feb 2)
(Online; Synchronous). Learn the entire project life cycle in just 3 days in this engaging, instructor-led, course offered online! This program will provide tools and skills that learners can implement on their next project. The project management process applies to all industries and will benefit project managers, supervisors, or staff involved in executing projects.

Master Electrician (Starts Jan 15)
The emphasis of this course will be on correct interpretation and application of the Canadian Electrical Code and Alberta Regulations. Regulations of Occupational Health and Safety, the Workers Compensation Board and Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training will also be addressed. If you have been a Journeyman Electrician for three years, you qualify to write the Master Electrician Exam. This course will help you to prepare.

Basic TIG Welding (Starts Feb 8)
This course trains in the use of the GTAW process. Students will weld different metals in different positions.


Online Courses:

Speed Spanish
Learn six easy recipes to glue Spanish words together into sentences, and you'll be engaging in conversational Spanish in no time. 

Introduction to Interior Design 
Learn to transform plain living spaces into beautiful and functional rooms. This course will teach you how to design every aspect of a room while taking into account color theory, industry trends, special arrangements, floor plans, design ideas, and interior design basics. 

Discover Sign Language 
Gain confidence in your ability to sign with the Deaf community. This course immerses you in silence to help you gain an understanding of the perspective of the hearing impaired and uses videos to demonstrate not only how to make signs, but how to communicate with facial expression.


Micro-Credentials:

Permaculture Design Certificate (Starts Jan 10)
Using permaculture is environmentally friendly and low maintenance. Permaculture design principles can be applied to an individual’s backyard as well as municipal outdoor spaces. This course is foundational of sustainable practices using ecological design.

Tourism & Hospitality Management Certificate (Starts Jan 10)
Hotel Operations and Management is fundamental in learning how to manage a property. Restaurant Leadership will offer students an opportunity to learn about the operational and financial side of owning or running a food services operation. Restaurant Marketing offers practical learning about connecting the image and design of an establishment with consumer demands and creating the experience that customers expect.


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Register online or by phone: 403.529.3844

or for additional information contact: 

Medicine Hat Campus

Tel: 403.529.3874
Fax: 403.504.3599
cstudiesmedicinehat@mhc.ab.ca

Brooks Campus

Tel:  403.362.1675
Fax:  403.362.1474
cstudiesbrooks@mhc.ab.ca

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