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Disability Support Worker Certificate


Program Start: 30 August 2021
Application Deadline: 30 April 2021
Location: Tisdale
Credit Granting Institution: Sask Polytech
Length: 37 weeks

Overview:

Disability Support Worker is a one-year certificate program offered at Cumberland College.  Learn from experienced instructors how to provide compassionate, respectful care for individuals with challenging needs and disabling conditions. You will develop knowledge and practical skills in: basic care skills, behavioural support and crisis prevention, disability support services, exceptionalities and human growth & development, interpersonal, professional and employability skills, person-centred planning, quality of life enhancements.

As a disability support worker, you’ll be working with people of all ages and varying levels of ability. The program not only provides the practical skills you’ll need, it also provides a broad knowledge base. You’ll have the tools you need to enhance individual lives, while also build a rewarding career for yourself.

Requirements:

  • Grade 12
  • English Language Requirement
  • First Aid/Level C CPR (must provide by the first day of classes)
Tuition: $5,400*
Books & Supplies: $1,000*
Student Fees: $85
Health & Dental Plan: $252*
*Note: Tuition, Books and Supplies, Health and Dental amounts are approximate, based on last year's program and may change at anytime.

Notes:

  • International Tuition:  $18,000*
  • Accepted students will be required to provide evidence of a Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Search prior to entering required coursework and practicum with children, youth and adults.  A student must complete the practicum placements to graduate from the program. The cost of the Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Search is the student's responsibility.


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