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bachelor

Degree

College Diploma in Social Service Worker

Course code: #0009

bachelor

Degree

College Diploma in Social Service Worker

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $13,750 CAD

  • Application fee

    $100 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    2-3 years

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

Options
Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-February-2022 2022-02-01
Fall-September 01-February-2023 2023-02-01

Overview

College Diploma in Social Service Worker

Social service workers play an important role in ensuring the well-being of our society. 

In this program at Conestoga College, students will learn to enhance relationships and develop skills to work with all segments of the population, individuals, families and community. 

The program emphasizes enhancing self-awareness, emotional maturity and respect for diversity and inclusion. 

Skills in counselling, group work, and community development are developed through role-playing, simulations and meaningful field experiences. 

Additional studies in family interventions and sustainability of services support graduates to develop a strong foundation for social service practice.

Note:

  • Successfully completing the Human Services Foundation certificate program before applying to the Social Service Worker diploma program is an opportunity to obtain a year of personal growth and education that may contribute to your success in this career-focused program.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$20,950

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,224
Accommodation 1 bed room $7,200
Tuition 1 person $13,750

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

80
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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading

PTE

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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading

Cambridge

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listening
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writing
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Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Conestoga offers a language program for students whose English language skills are below the standard required for admission but have met all other admission criteria. 

For more details, visit this page.

Conestoga English LevelIELTS Academic
Overall Band
TOEFL iBTPearson Test of English
(PTE) Academic
Level 10-2.50-29 
Level 2

3.0-4.0

No band less than 2

30-45 
Level 3

4.5-5.0

No band less than 4.5

46-6036-45
Level 4

5.0-6.0

No band less than 5

61-7946-52
 
Direct entry to most diploma & certificate programs*

6.0

No band less than 5.5

8053-57
Direct entry to graduate certificate and degree programs**

6.5

No band less than 6

8858-60

Education pathway


Academic background and requirement

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, or 19 years of age or older with mature student status
  • Grade 12 compulsory English, C (70% minimum) or U (60% minimum), or equivalent, OR Conestoga College Preparatory Communications, or equivalent

Career opportunities

  • Social service worker
  • Child and youth care worker
  • Group home worker
  • Community development worker
  • Employment counsellor
  • Mental health worker
  • Caseworker
  • Family service worker
  • Women's shelter supervisor

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