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bachelor

Degree

College Diploma - Social Service Worker

Course code: #010206

bachelor

Degree

College Diploma - Social Service Worker

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $16,043 CAD

  • Application fee

    $100 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

Highlights
Field-Placement
Fieldwork

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Winter-January 01-October-2023 2023-10-01
Fall-September 01-February-2023 2023-02-01

Overview

College Diploma - Social Service Worker

This program at Canadore College will give you the knowledge and skills you need to enter this rewarding career field. Learn skills and methods that will prepare you to work in different settings and challenging situations. 

Themes include social justice, empowerment of marginalized citizens, and ethics. 

You will also be introduced to Indigenous history and culture through Canada's First Peoples Course. Graduates can go on to work with individuals or groups in a variety of community settings.

What You Learn

  • Trauma-informed practice and crisis intervention
  • Human development
  • Effective leadership in group settings
  • Substance abuse training
  • Canada's First Peoples
  • Client interviews and assessment
  • Methods for dealing with personal violence

Note: Graduates may apply to register with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW).

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$23,795

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,224
Accommodation 1 bed room $7,752
Tuition 1 person $16,043

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Official translations of documents in a language other than English

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

5.5
5
listening
5
writing
5
speaking
5
reading

TOEFL

60
18
listening
18
writing
18
speaking
18
reading

PTE

43
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

165
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
  • Duolingo 105

For the English as a Second Language program, it requires a minimum IELTS score of 3.0; for entry into English for Academic Purposes, a minimum IELTS score of 4.5 is required. 

Both programs run full-time for 8 months. Students beginning in English as a Second Language will then take an additional 8 months full-time of English for Academic Purposes before moving into their program of study. 


Academic background and requirement

  • OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U

Career opportunities

  • Social Service Worker
  • Child & Youth Care Worker
  • Group Home Worker
  • Community Development Worker
  • Employment Counsellor
  • Mental Health Worker
  • Caseworker
  • Family Service Worker

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