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Ontario College Graduate Certificate | 2 semesters | Online

The program prepares you to work in the fields of Accommodation, Human Rights, Disability Management, Return to Work, Advocacy or to continue your academic careers in a variety of fields including Social Science, Law or Human Resources.

The courses focus on topics such as Human Rights, Mediation and Alternate Dispute Resolution, Disability Management, and Advocacy. 

This program designed to equip students with the key, high-demand industry skills required for human resource professionals who manage compliance with national and provincial employment legislation to understand and respond to the increasing number of accommodations in the workplace.

Program Highlights

  • 2 semesters 
  • Part-Time option only

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How to Apply

Admission Requirement

Applicants must be graduates of a diploma, advanced diploma, or degree program from an Ontario College or equivalent.


Applicant must possess five years of work experience in a related field (or combination of education and work experience) as judged by the College to be equivalent. Applicants must submit a resume detailing their related experience and a cover letter outlining their competencies and preparedness for the program.


Program Delivery


This program will be delivered in the following terms:

Fall Term Start

  1. SEMESTER 1 Fall 2021
  2. SEMESTER 2 Winter 2022

Winter Term Start

  1. SEMESTER 1 Winter 2022
  2. SEMESTER 2 Spring 2022

Spring Term Start

  1. SEMESTER 1 Spring 2022
  2. SEMESTER 2 Fall 2022

Part-Time Delivery

This program is delivered on a part-time basis.  

For specific term start/end dates and other key dates/deadlines, please see the Academic Schedule on our website.

Program of Study for 2021-22 Academic Year 

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
HRP 0101 Human Resource Mgmt Principles 4
GIC 7000 Disability Management I 3
GIC 7001 Holistic Approach to Disability 3
LAW 1066 Human Rights Law I 3
LDS 7000 Mental Health Wellness I 3
Semester 2
LDS 7001 Mental Health Wellness II 3
LAW 1033 Human Rights Law II 3
GIC 7002 Disability Management II 3
COM 1006 Communication and Advocacy 3
GIC 7003 Case Studies 3
WPL 7000 Accommodation and Human Rights Capstone 3
 Total Credits34


Tuition and Ancillary Fees

Please see our fees page for the breakdown of tuition and mandatory ancillary fees by program and semester for both domestic and international students.

Books & Supplies

The cost of books and supplies are under review. These fees are currently under review but is the best information available at the time of publishing to the website and is subject to change.

Graduate Options

Employment Opportunities

Graduates will have a unique opportunity to blend their background with the leadership and management outcomes. Upon graduation, student may find themselves working in one of these fields with Federal, Provincial, Local, Regional, First Nations, or Non-Profit organizations:

  • Accommodation Specialist
  • Manager of Employment Programs
  • Accommodation Equipment Consultant
  • Return to Work Advisor
  • Disability Management Advisor
  • Health/HR Policy Coordinator
  • Client Placement Coordinator

College/University Degree Opportunities

Graduates from this program may continue their studies at college/university and may receive credit for their prior College education.

Refer to College/University Agreements for further information.

Please note: Cambrian College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.

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