MEDIX HISTORY

medix student smiling in class

 1969

Medix College was founded and began its quest in the training of Quality Healthcare Professionals.

 1993

Medix College purchases the former Southwestern Business College, which had served London students with courses in accounting, secretarial etc. New Medix training programs are Medical Office Administrator and introductory computer courses. Southwestern Business College/Medix College is conceived and located in 5000 sq. feet of classroom/training space in Oxbury Mall. Southwestern Medix trained approx. 90 students in 1993.

 1994

Doctors Office/Medical Lab Assistant and Dental Assistant courses are added to the programs offered. Training increases to over 200 students this year. Southwestern Medix expands their facility from 5000 to 7500 sq. ft.

 1995

The need for specialized training in Healthcare increases. Southwestern Medix places students at London Health Science Center and other laboratories in the London area. Dental students spend part of their training course at U.W.O. Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Practical training in the U.W.O. dental clinic enhances skills and allows students to obtain hands on experience. This training continues today.

 1996

More expansion!! Southwestern Medix adds Chiropractic Office Assistant and Personal Support Worker programs to their prospectus. At this time, Medix students are finding employment opportunities in doctors offices, walk-in clinics, nursing homes, chiropractic clinics, hospitals, laboratories and various dental clinics and offices across Ontario and other provinces.

 1997

Medix College expands to Milton to offer the Personal Support Worker program as the need for in home and long-term care services increase due to an aging population and a shortage of workers. Three years later the school is moved to Brantford.

 1998 | 1999

Medix College responds to Ontario regulations and adds to their Dental program by offering Level II duties. Level I Dental Assistants from all parts of Ontario, travel to London to receive upgrade training.

 2000

Y2K arrives, Medix College survives and prospers. Medix College acquires Health Care Vocational Centers (HCVC). Locations in Ottawa, Toronto and Scarborough are welcomed into the Medix family. Medix College also expands to Brantford and offers the Personal Support Worker program. Medix College moved into the direction of Mental Health and starts to provide training for Community Service Workers at the Brantford Location.

 2001

Plans for future expansion begin. Medix decides to increase their space in Oxbury Mall and make it home for at least 10 additional years.

 2002

Medix adds Community Service Worker and Pharmacy Technician programs to their London Campus. Londons only specialized healthcare trainer now offers 7 programs. Medix opens new campus in Kitchener and starts training Personal Support Workers.

 2003

Our tenth anniversary in London!!! Medix has now expanded to over 11,000 sq.ft. in Oxbury Mall and trains over 350 students per year, providing a state of the art training facility for Intra Oral Dental Assistants, Medical Office Administrators, Personal Support Workers, Community Service Workers, Medical Lab Assistants/Technicians, Chiropractic Office Assistants, and Pharmacy Technicians. In addition to London.

 2004

In our eleventh year, healthcare training is booming! and with Medix Colleges in Brantford, Kitchener, Scarborough, and Toronto we are able to help the demand and this makes Medix one of the largest health trainers in Ontario.

 2005

Medix Toronto experiences record growth and decides to welcome this growth by relocating to the Lawrence Square Mall and we now occupy 14,000 sq ft on the subway line to better serve the city of Toronto for the next 15 years!

 2006

Medix Scarborough follows and acquires 14,000 sq ft in Scarborough at Lawrence East & Birchmount and completely renovates creating a state of the art training institute to better serve the city of Scarborough for years to come.

 2007

More Growth and Medix Toronto acquires 6000 sqft on the retail level and adding a Massage Therapy Clinic and a Career & Placement Services Department making it the largest dedicated Private Healthcare School in the Medix Family.

 2008

Our 15 year anniversary in Ontario starts and to celebrate and continue growth Medix Online is created to make available continuing healthcare education for working professionals across the province and eventually worldwide.

 2009

Medix continues its growth by acquiring ABMT College of Canada in Brampton Ontario, this move completes the trilogy of Medix College campuses that serve the GTA.

 2012

Medix acquires its Stage One CETAC recognition at its GTA ( Brampton, Scarborough, and Toronto ) campuses.

 2013

Medix Brampton moves to Shoppers World Brampton into a state of the industry facility and brings the proven North American Trade Schools Programs to the mix.

 2014

Welding & Early Child Care programs were added to support the need in the local communities.

 2015

Medix acquires full institutional accreditation with CETAC.

 2016

The Story is just getting started, be a part of it.

 2017

In our pursuit for Quality we received 2-year accreditation approval from the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) Conjoint Accreditation Services for the Medical Laboratory Assistant/Technician program (MLA/T) located at the Toronto Campus. We hope to receive the same positive results at our other campuses in the coming years.



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