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Program length  

4 terms

Credential

Diploma

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TUITION & FEES


Canadian
Total: $14,149.00

International
Total: $33,189.00

 
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ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

  • Language Arts – this requirement can be met with any of the following, or an equivalent course:
    • 60% in English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2
    • 60% in ESLG 1860 or ESLG 1898
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Further Opportunities

Explore all the possibilities your future holds with a NorQuest education.

Transferability

Visit Transfer Alberta to look up courses that are accepted by other post-secondary institutions.

Career Potential

The program will prepare graduates for employment in a number of careers in the community disability sector. This may involve working for an agency or with a family directly to assist individuals who receive assistance through programs such as Family Support for Children with Disabilities or Persons with Developmental Disabilities. Graduate may support individuals across the life span in early intervention, home living, employment, and community access.  Employment opportunities exist including:

  • community disability support worker
  • community outreach worker
  • development support worker
  • early interventionist
  • education assistant
  • employment assistance worker
  • home support worker
  • managers of agencies
  • residential assistant
  • therapeutic assistant (behaviour)