The following outlines potential careers for graduates of Algonquin Careers Academy's programs.
Personal Support Worker
Graduates of the Personal Support Worker Diploma Program are prepared to pursue a career in the traditional nursing assistant role in health care environments such as nursing homes, retirement residences, hospitals, hospices, and with health care service organizations.
Medical Office Assistant
Common job titles for students obtaining employment after graduation include medical office assistant, dental office assistant, medical secretary, medical transcriptionist, receptionist and medical billing clerk.
Graduates of this program will be prepared to work under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist in community pharmacies, hospitals and other related pharmaceutical fields. A Pharmacy Technician will typically be responsible for a variety of duties from compounding pharmaceuticals, preparing medication for dispensing, third party billing and of course exceptional customer service.
Medical Laboratory Assistant
Medical Laboratory Assistant graduates find career opportunities primarily in laboratory environments: diagnostic testing labs, hospital labs, public health labs, and quality control labs. A number of graduates will also find employment in a medical clinic or physician's clinic.
Business and Paralegal
Accounting and Payroll
Graduates of this program will have the opportunity to enter the workplace with the skills to perform the tasks carried out by employees within accounting departments such as Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Billing, Payroll and Collections. Employers are looking for competent accounting and payroll professionals who are trained to effectively collect, record, organize and prepare financial records. An accounting background is one of the first steps into Business Management.
The need for well-trained, competent legal professionals has never been greater. Paralegals make up a group of affordable options to a public that cant afford a lawyer in simple matters.
Paralegals may act independently in the representation of clients as Agents. Paralegals may represent clients in small claims matters; landlord/tenant matters; matters before most federal and provincial agencies as well as tribunals, such as WSIB matters; pardons and name changes; and other minor civil matters.
Travel and Hospitality
Travel Counsellors advise clients on travel options and tour packages, make bookings and reservations, prepare tickets and receive payment, respond to customer inquiries about travel destinations, transportation schedules and travel costs, sell tickets and package tours to customers, plan trip itineraries for individuals or groups, promote packaged tours and other travel services offered by the agency.