Benefits

Advocacy. Services. Resources.


CCO exists to promote the interests of its membership with a strong voice and strong support.

Members enjoy the following benefits:

Advocacy

  • CCO builds relationships with government officials and attends government events to foster support for the career college sector
  • CCO meets regularly with the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities to seek resolutions to issues affecting the career college sector and career college students
  • CCO meets with senior officials from the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities regularly to raise emerging issues of concern and provide feedback from the sector
  • CCO submits recommendations to the government on policy that impacts the career college sector and its students
  • CCO advocates on behalf of individual members where appropriate

Services

  • Joining CCO gives career colleges access to services from both Career Colleges Ontario and the National Association of Career Colleges
  • CCO provides a student transcript storage service for private career colleges and their students at a reduced rate
  • CCO operates a Financial Aid Office for processing OSAP applications on behalf of its members and their students
  • CCO sponsors information and emergency meetings for the sector as needed
  • CCO communicates regularly with members to keep them up to date on matters that may impact their businesses
  • CCO organizes an annual provincial conference to provide opportunities for career college owners/managers/staff to network, attend information sessions, and participate in professional development sessions
  • CCO maintains a directory of members on its website and an online portal with resources for students
  • CCO provides discounted continuing education through our online training centre

Resources

  • CCO actively fields enquiries about the career college sector from potential students, students, parents, counselors, agencies, bureaucrats, MPPs, and the media
  • CCO provides a network for career colleges to share information and best practices in relation to the successful delivery of relevant programs of study

Discounts

  • Members can now save 15% on HRdownloads Human Resources services.

Click here to download a membership application kit, or contact Dena Stuart, Administrative Assistant, at denastuart@careercollegesontario.ca or at (519) 752-2124 ext. 200 for further information.


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