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bachelor

Degree

College Diploma in Developmental Services Worker - Alternate Delivery

Course code: #DSAD

bachelor

Degree

College Diploma in Developmental Services Worker - Alternate Delivery

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $14,206 CAD

  • Application fee

    $95 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    2-3 years

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

Options
Work placement

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

Deadlines

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Overview

College Diploma in Developmental Services Worker - Alternate Delivery

As a Developmental Services Professional, students are embarking on a rewarding career supporting children and adults experiencing life with physical disabilities, developmental and intellectual disabilities and dual diagnosis. 

Students will learn how to effectively use a person centered approach and positive behaviour supports to support behavioural, emotional, mental, physical and social needs. Students will also learn about the stages of human development, spectrum of disabilities, modes of communication, basic nursing and medication administration competencies and the range of community supports.

In addition, students will learn the value of working within legislative frameworks as it relates to positive behaviour supports, person centered supports, educational supports, crisis management and the constructing of a safe, respectful and quality life. 

Students will develop advocacy skills through relationship building and the critical thinking skills required to support individuals who live life with physical disabilities, developmental and intellectual disabilities and dual diagnosis.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $6,960
Accommodation 1 bed room 0
Tuition 1 person $14,206

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

1. Transcripts 
2. Proof of English proficiency
 

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

58
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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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speaking
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Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Duolingo 105-115


As a result of the widespread suspension of IELTS and other testing platforms during the COVID 19 pandemic, Cambrian College will temporarily accept the Duolingo English Test, IELTS Indicator and the TOEFL-iBT® Special Home Edition to demonstrate English Proficiency.

Note: Those requiring English may take the college first-class English for Academic Purposes Program: EAPP program. Once you complete the program, you will be accepted into Cambrian College Diploma or certificate programs.
 


Academic background and requirement

 High School - Grade 12 
 

Career opportunities

Graduates of the Developmental Services Worker Program support children and adults living life with disabilities. This can lead to a range of positions, including:

  • Developmental Services Professional / Direct Support Professional
  • Educational Assistants
  • Supported Employment Professional
  • Independent Contracting Professional
  • Respite Professional
  • Community Participation / Day Support Professional

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