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  Canadian Forces Community College Network (CFCCN)

The Canadian Forces Community College Network (CFCCN) was developed with the objective of expanding learning opportunities for:
  • members of the Canadian Forces (regular and reserve, current and former)
  • civilian employees of the Department of National Defence (current and former)
  • immediate families of each group
This program is designed to address the unique circumstances of living and working in the military community, with the overall goal of encouraging participants to pursue self-development through upgrading and training at the community college level.

CFCCN/Office Information Technology Certificate Program The Office Information Technology program is designed to meet the needs of students wishing to be trained for entry-level office positions. This equivalent to one-year program is an accelerated study of information processing by technological and traditional means, effective communication, and general office skills. Applicants with QL5 or QL6 status are granted 10 course credits and are required to complete the following courses to obtain an Office Information Technology Certificate.

  • Introductory Financial Accounting I
  • Computerized Accounting I
  • Organizational Behaviour I
  • Database I
  • Spreadsheets I
  • Professionalism in Business

How is the Nova Scotia Community College involved?
The Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) is a member college in the CFCCN and is committed to delivering NSCC full-time and part-time programs including NSCC diploma and certificate credit courses to the military communities throughout Nova Scotia and by distance delivery through the Virtual Campus.

Where do CFCCN members take courses from NSCC?
These programs and courses may be offered in the military community, on campus, or over the Internet through the Virtual Campus.

What are the benefits to getting involved with CFCCN?
CFCCN program is designed to assist members to enhance their career and employment opportunities. NSCC offers credit for military training whenever possible and this is determined by program or on an individual basis through a Prior Learning Assessment process. NSCC works with CFCCN to deliver these programs and courses in convenient locations and delivery modes.

Who can I call to find out more information?
Call the CFCCN Nova Scotia Coordinator, Jim Baglole
CFB Halifax 427-0550 (Ext. 8134)
CFB Shearwater 460-1011 (Ext. 1037)
CFB Greenwood 765-1494 (Ext. 1604)

For more information on the Office Information Technology Program offered to CFCCN participants, please call: Lorella Liberatore at (902) 491-4734.

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