P.O. Box 631, Station A
Toronto, Ontario M1K 5E9
Centennial was established in 1966 as the first community college in Ontario. It offers more than 95 degree, diploma, and certificate programs on a full and part-time basis in business, communication arts, community services and child studies, digital design, engineering technology, health sciences, hospitality, and transportation. These career oriented programs emphasize practical experience with laboratory learning, industry and agency placements, individual and group projects, as well as co-op education. Students may also prepare for college and university through the general arts and science programs, English language training, and a variety of other short programs. Centennial has a record of exemplary teaching, innovative programming, and extensive partnerships with employers.
There are four campuses. The Progress Campus offers business and engineering technology programs, as well as programs in hospitality and tourism, and community services. Hospitality students work in the catering kitchens of the 380 bed student residence, providing food service for special functions.
Areas of Expertise
Centennial College is known for its business programs, particularly its e-Business and Network Specialist programs, which provide college and university graduates with up-to-the-minute skills demanded by employers. The School of Transportation with its large inventory of vehicles and aircraft, and strong industry support by partners such as Honda/Acura, Toyota, General Motors, Ford Motor Company, Volvo Truck Canada, Canadian Tire, and Mack Truck is known throughout the country for its expertise in automotive and aircraft technology education. The Centre for Creative Communications represents a $37 million investment by the public and private sectors to create a leading edge school for content creators needed by the digital media sector. Centennial's Automation and Robotics Technology program is the first in Canada to earn "key school" status from the Fluid Power Education Foundation as a high quality educator in the field of robotics. The program benefits from strong representation and guidance provided by robotics and pneumatics manufacturers.