Overview

The Leadership Preparation Diploma (LPD) Program with Co-op is designed to introduce concepts and develop skills needed to be a future leader. LPD enables students to develop strong decision-making and organizational skills, to clarify goals and to lead a team. Students are required to do independent activities, graded assignments and/or exams for each course; each student will work on individual as well as group projects. Co-op students can find work in many different areas once their study term is complete.

Topics
  • LPD 100 – Modern Leadership Styles
  • LPD 101 – Effective Decision Making
  • LPD 102 – Collaboration and Team-Building
  • LPD 103 – Global Communication Styles
  • LPD 104 – Managing Change
  • LPD 105 – Organizational Psychology
  • LPD 106 – Dealing with Difficult People
  • LPD 107 – Mentoring and Training

How it Works

The Leadership Preparation Diploma with Co-op will get you working in Canada. You will gain knowledge and skills that you can apply in your co-op work and then your career.

You can choose to include LCC’s Business Diploma Program (BDP) as part of this Co-op program. The Business Diploma program will provide you with information about Canadian workplace practices, and support you to create a Canadian-style resume.

Study Term

During your study term, you will complete the required coursework for the Leadership Preparation Diploma. You will also take elective courses to improve your English language skills and competencies.

Work Term

During your work term, you will find a job in an area that interests you. LCC offers free job support services to help co-op students find work.

The number of hours you work will be the same as (not more than) the number of hours in your study term.

Work Experience Policy

Post-work Tutorial

In this tutorial, you will review the strengths and weaknesses you noticed during your co-op, and formulate your future career plans.

Career Options

This program provides training for careers in many occupational areas, including the following National Occupational Classifications (NOCs):

0421 Administrators – post-secondary education & vocational training

6211 Retail sales supervisors

6314 Customer and information services supervisors

6316 Other service supervisors

Options and Fees

Administration fee: $180. Registration fee: $250 for new international students and those who transfer to a Co-op from a non-Co-op program. This includes a Letter of Acceptance and any other paperwork needed in order to apply for study and work permits. (Registration fee for Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents: $30). Students who take a break for more than one year are required to take a new English assessment and pay a new registration fee upon returning.

Registration fees are not refundable.

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48-week option

24 weeks of classroom instruction and 24 weeks of Canadian work experience.

Program Start Date

Diploma program classes start every Monday.  If a class is full, you may need to choose a different start date.

Depending on  availability of seats, students may be asked to start their course or program at a later date.

Leadership Preparation Diploma (24 weeks)

Monday – Friday 09:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Choose one time slot for your elective.

Test Preparation:
Monday – Thursday 1:00 – 3:00 PM  or 4:00 – 6:00 PM

Program Tuition Fees:

$4,710 – $5,940*

*Tuition fees vary depending on the student’s choice of elective courses. Please refer to the program registration page for details of tuition fees and schedule options.

Other Fees

Registration fee: $250
Administrative fee: $180

64-week option

32 weeks of classroom instruction and 32 weeks of Canadian work experience.

Diploma program classes start every Monday.  If a class is full, you may need to choose a different start date.

Depending on  availability of seats, students may be asked to start their course or program at a later date.

Business Diploma Program (8 weeks).
Monday – Friday 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM

(this program must be taken before LPD).

Leadership Preparation Diploma (24 weeks)
Monday – Friday  9:30 aM – 12:00 PM

Choose one of the following elective programs and one time slot:
Test Preparation:
Monday – Thursday 1:00  – 3:00 PM OR 4:00 – 6:00 PM.

Program Tuition Fees

$6,325 – $6,480*

*Tuition fees vary depending on the student’s choice of elective courses. Please refer to the program registration page for a complete breakdown of tuition fees and schedule options.

Other Fees

Registration fee: $250
Administrative fee: $180

Entrance Requirements

Before registering, you are required to show proof of English Proficiency. This can be done by providing a valid IELTS, TOEFL, CLBPT or CELPIP score, or by taking LCC’s free online English assessment.

You are required to have Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 5 or higher in at least two skills (no skill lower than 4), OR have successfully completed the Business Diploma Program (BDP).

  • Entry to BDP requires CLB 4 or higher in at least two skills (no skill lower than 3).
  • Students with lower CLB levels are required to enrol in language courses (not part of this program) and provide evidence of sufficient English levels before applying to this Co-op program.
  • Students with higher CLB levels but no Canadian work experience or resume are also encouraged to take BDP, which will prepare them to work successfully in Canada.

Before starting your co-op work term, you are required to

  • successfully complete the co-op study term,
  • have a Canadian Study Permit and Co-op Work Permit for the time you will work,
  • have a Canadian Social Insurance Number (SIN), and
  • have valid medical insurance for the duration of the program.

PTIB Designation

LCC’s Co-op Programs are approved by The Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education. For more information about our designation, including an approved program list, please click here.

How to Apply

Step 1

Review the admission policy and our other policies. If needed, take our free online English assessment

 

 

Step 2

Choose one of the co-op program options.
(48 or 64 weeks)

Choose your elective course.

Step 3

Register now!

Receive your letter of acceptance and apply for your co-op study and work permits!

International Students!

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