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Humber Certificates and Diplomas

Humber Certificates and Diplomas prepare you for a career in your chosen field with a combination of theoretical and work-integrated learning. Choose from more than 100 programs with industry-focused curriculums and opportunities to work on real-world challenges, ensuring graduates are career-ready. Our programs also provide the foundation for students to pursue further education at Humber or another post-secondary institution.

Diplomas are skills-based, giving you the knowledge and experience you need to launch your career or a foundation to further your education.

Advantages of a Certificate or Diploma

Diplomas can be completed in a shorter period of time, usually four semesters

  • They are a cost-effective way to bite-size your educational journey
  • Entry into diploma programs can be less stressful
  • Curriculum is focused on the specific skills you will need
  • You gain practical experience and learn by doing, giving you an advantage in the job market
  • Diplomas offer pathways into degree programs when you are ready, which means you’ll be able to complete a degree in less time

Get Two Credentials on Your Resume through Diplomas with Degree Pathways

Benefit from Humber pathways that give diploma graduates advanced standing into degree programs giving you two credentials on your resume. Advanced standing means that you’ll be able to complete a degree in less time, once you have your diploma. Browse the list of diploma programs with pathways to degrees to review your options and to see how many semesters would be required for degree completion.

Explore Humber Certificates and Diplomas

One-year certificates allow you to establish a foundation of knowledge in a given field or upgrade your skills in your current career. Our career-focused diplomas are designed to give you specialized knowledge, enabling you to be work-ready when you graduate.

Explore Humber's Advanced Diplomas

Advanced diploma programs offer all of the advantages of certificates and diplomas, but with more time to undertake in-depth learning. Typically running six semesters, they usually incorporate a work placement component, offering relevant industry experience before graduation. If you want more confidence or experience for your career, or to keep your pathway options open to a degree program, an advanced diploma may be the perfect choice for you.

Get Started with a Career-Focused Certificate or Diploma

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Accounting, Business

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Accounting, Business Administration

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Acting for Film and Television

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Advertising & Graphic Design

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Advertising and Marketing Communications

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Animation - 3D

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Arborist Apprenticeship

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Architectural Technology

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Art Foundation

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Baker Apprenticeship

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Baking and Pastry Arts Management

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Broadcast Television/Videography

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Building Construction Technician

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Business Administration

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Business Administration (Co-op)


Business Management

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Carpentry and Renovation Technician

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Carpentry and Renovation Techniques

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Child and Youth Care

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Child and Youth Care - Accelerated

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Civil Engineering Technology

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Comedy: Writing and Performance

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Community and Justice Services

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Community Integration through Co-operative Education (CICE)

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Computer Engineering Technology

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Computer Programming

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Computer Programming and Analysis

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Computer Systems Technician – Information Technology Infrastructure and Services

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Construction Boilermaker Apprenticeship

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Construction Engineering Technology

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Cook Apprenticeship

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Cosmetic Management

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Culinary Management

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Culinary Skills

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Design Foundation

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Developmental Services Worker

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Developmental Services Worker - Apprenticeship

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Early Childhood Education

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Electrical Engineering Technician - Control Systems

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Electrical Engineering Technology - Control Systems

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Electrical Techniques

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Electrician - Construction and Maintenance Apprenticeship

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Electromechanical Engineering Technician


Electromechanical Engineering Technology

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Electronics Engineering Technician

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Electronics Engineering Technology

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Emergency Telecommunications

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English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

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Esthetician/Spa Management

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Fashion Arts and Business

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Film and Television Production

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Financial Services, Business Management

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Fire Services

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Fitness and Health Promotion

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Food and Nutrition Management

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Funeral Director Class 1 (Embalming)

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Funeral Director Class 2 (Non-Embalming)

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Furniture and Cabinetmaking Techniques

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Game Programming

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General Arts and Science - College Transfer

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General Arts and Science - Degree Transfer (Certificate)

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General Arts and Science - Technology

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General Arts and Science - University Transfer (Diploma)

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Golf Management (Professional) – Business Administration

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Graphic Design

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Hearing Instrument Specialist

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Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician

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Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology

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Horticultural Technician Apprenticeship

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Hospitality - Event Management

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Hospitality - Hotel and Restaurant Operations Management

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Industrial Electrician Apprenticeship

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Industrial Woodworking Technician

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Interior Decorating

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Landscape Technician

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Law Clerk

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Marketing, Business

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Massage Therapy

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Mechanical Engineering Technician

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Mechanical Engineering Technology

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Mechanical Techniques - Millwright

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Media Communications

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Media Foundation

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Multimedia Design and Development

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Music, Introduction to Commercial Jazz Music

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Nutrition and Healthy Lifestyle Promotion

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Occupational Therapist Assistant & Physiotherapist Assistant

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Paralegal Education

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Personal Support Worker

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Pharmacy Technician

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Plumber Apprenticeship


Plumbing Techniques

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Police Foundations

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Practical Nursing

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Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees

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Pre-Service Firefighter Education and Training

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Protection, Security and Investigation

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Public Relations

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Radio, Broadcasting

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Recreation and Leisure Services

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Social Service Worker

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Sport Management

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Sustainable Energy and Building Technology

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Theatre Arts - Technical Production

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Tourism - Travel Services Management

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Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner

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Transfer Service Sales Representative

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Urban Arboriculture - Tree Care

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Visual and Digital Arts

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Welding Techniques

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