If you have earned a post-secondary degree or diploma but need to develop applied skills before you enter the job market or if you want to develop your expertise to pursue career opportunities, a one-year post-graduate certificate program may be right for you.
Post-graduate certificates also help newcomers establish Canadian credentials to help them obtain employment in their field.
Benefits of a post-graduate certificate
Cheaper than grad school, and a shorter time commitment
Focuses on specific, industry-related skills
Increases employment opportunities and income
Holland College offers post-graduate certifications in a variety of areas, each with specific admission requirements.
The two-year Advanced Care Paramedicine Distributed Learning program will build on your expertise as a primary care paramedic and prepare you to play an expanded role as a first responder without leaving your current job.
If you already have a science degree, this one-year post-graduate program will give you practical lab experience and on-the-job experience to prepare you for the bioscience industry or to pursue a master's degree.
This one-year post-graduate certificate program helps to prepare you for a career as a journalist, communication professional, freelancer or content creator. You will practice storytelling techniques and learn to write a basic news story, develop effective interview skills and learn how to promote your work.
This one-year program is your gateway to the rapidly growing field of sustainability leadership and climate action. The program will equip you with the knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience needed to lead organizations towards more sustainable operations and deploy clean tech solutions.