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Education Assistant/Community Care Support Worker - Human Services Certificate

North Island College
Program overview
1 year
Diploma / certificate
English
Start dates
British Columbia
September 2022

British Columbia
September 2023

British Columbia
September 2024
North Island College

Program description

Education Assistant/Community Care Support Worker - Human Services Certificate

Prepare to provide support and assist individuals with a broad range of differing abilities. Make employer connections and gain first-hand experience through workplace practicums. Become qualified for a career as an educational assistant or community support in school districts, group homes, employment agencies and community organizations, or transfer to NIC’s Human Services diploma.

Admission requirements

  1. C+ in English 12, IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 6.0, or equivalent.
  2. Completed 20 hours volunteer work and HSW Professional Reference Information Sheet.
  3. Signed Human Services Requisite Skills and Abilities document.
  4. 300-word HSW Letter of Intent for coming into the program and career goals.

In addition to above academic requirements, high school graduation requirement and English proficiency requirement apply to all international applicants.

For more information, please visit the institute website


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Program content

  • Essay Writing and Critical Analysis or Essay Writing and Indigenous Perspective
  • Foundations of Human Service Practice
  • Foundations of Community Support
  • Holistic Health and Well Being
  • Support Strategies for Skill Development
  • Education Assistant/Community Support Practice Experience I
  • Education Assistant in the Classroom
  • Human Development from Conception through Childhood
  • Human Development from Adolescence through Adulthood
  • Interpersonal Communications
  • Human Service Practice Experience II

Scholarships & funding

North Island College offers scholarship opportunities to new students. For details please visit the institute website.

Tuition fees

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Career opportunities

As a graduate of the Educational Assistant/Community Support program you will be prepared to assist individuals who have physical, cognitive and psychiatric disabilities.

As education assistant, you will qualify to work in schools and, under the supervision of the teacher, provide classroom support.

As a community support worker, you may pursue a career in community-based or government agencies, in departments that assist individuals with special needs.

Some graduates have started their own community support businesses and hold contracts with a variety of government and non-government agencies in departments that assist individuals with developmental or physical disabilities.

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North Island College

Located on beautiful Vancouver Island, West Coast of Canada, North Island College is a small public college which offers many programs including certificates, diplomas, a degree in business, and post degree diplomas. Areas of study include university transfer in the...


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Contact info

North Island College

2300 Ryan Rd
V9N 8N6 Courtenay BC
Canada

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www.nic.bc.ca

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