Helping You Reach The Top Of The H.E.A.P.

Helping you reach the top of the H.E.A.P.

The Herzing Educational Assistance Program (H.E.A.P.) has been developed to help organizations improve the skill level of their workforce, create a culture of engagement by supporting employee professional growth initiatives, and offer an educational benefit to employees and their families.

The Herzing Educational System consists of Herzing College, Pre-Apprenticeship Training Institute and the Kompass professional development division. 

Pre-Apprenticeship Training Institute is pleased to partner with CLAC and offer the following benefits to CLAC employees.

  • Personal & Immediate Family Scholarship: a scholarship for a 15% reduction in tuition for each employee and their immediate family members.
  • Extended Family Scholarship: a scholarship for a 10% reduction in tuition for any other employee relatives.
  • Free subject matter webinars: presented by Herzing Educational System faculty/staff when provided.
  • Credit for prior learning: we will validate and recognize select corporate sponsored training for academic credits.
  • Flexible payment options: We offer a variety of payment options to reduce financial stress and lower overall loan balances.
  • Waived enrollment fee (no application fee): No cost to have previous college credits evaluated for acceptance, and we waive the application fee.

Herzing College


Herzing College campuses work closely with top local and regional employers to ensure that Herzing programs encompass the skills and

knowledge needed for our students to succeed at the next level. Our Career Development department provides students with the training and employment resources they need to successfully find employment.

Our students are our top priority, and every decision we make stems from that commitment. We offer day, part-day, evening and online classes to allow our students the flexibility to reach their higher education goals. At Herzing we are committed to assisting students who are often balancing work and family commitments with their studies while they strive to improve their lives through education.

Kompass Professional Development


Kompass is the professional development arm of Herzing College and a division of Herzing Institutes of Canada. Our user-friendly online professional development courses are designed to work with your busy schedule and allow you to complete your course when it’s convenient for you. In today's ever evolving, competitive job market, employees that commit to ongoing training and improvements are in demand. 

We provide students with a team of support in admissions, academics and 24/7/365 technical support. Many of our courses offer optional weekly live sessions with your instructor and classmates, giving you the opportunity to ask questions and get involved in discussions.

Pre-Apprenticeship Training Institute 


PAT graduates leave the training facility with current technical and safety training, industry standard tools and safety gear, saving both the student and the employer additional costs at the beginning of their career. Graduates' careers will lead into a multitude of options and pathways a few of which are: working in the trades, owning their own businesses, becoming trades inspectors, engineering, or teaching. Pre-Apprenticeship Training Institute is where CLAC Union, Merit OntarioOntario Electrical League and Progressive Contractors Association train. Students are trained by industry professionals to meeting today’s’ construction standards.

The Pre-Apprenticeship Training Institute is the only trainer in Ontario whose graduates qualify for the Open Shop Job Board at, removing many of the barriers to employment, by connecting graduates with employers who are hiring.


Herzing College Programs

Herzing College offers a variety of programs in the following verticals.  Not all programs available at all campus locations. Select programs are available through online learning.

Campuses Located in OttawaMontreal, Scarborough, Toronto ,Winnipeg and Online


Kompass Programs

Kompass offers a variety of online professional development courses. Courses are delivered fully online and students can participate from anywhere in the world!

Pre Apprenticeship Institute Training Programs


Pre-Apprenticeship Training Institute offers a variety of trades and construction related pre-apprenticeship programs and safety training

programs. Not all programs and safety training programs are available at all campus locations.

PAT has two convenient campus locations in Ontario in Toronto and Cambridge.