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bachelor

Degree

College Diploma in Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant

Course code: #3022

bachelor

Degree

College Diploma in Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $15,180 CAD

  • Application fee

    $100 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

Highlights
Field-Placement

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September Ongoing Ongoing

Overview

College Diploma in Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant

The Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant (OTA & PTA) program will prepare you to help people with illness, injury or disability increase their independence and overcome challenges of daily life.

Through a combination of theoretical and practical learning in the classroom, laboratory, and field placements you will gain the core skills and hands-on experience to meet the demands of an occupational therapy/physiotherapist assistant.

Program highlights include:

  • Learning to assist individuals to regain or maintain independent function and mobility
  • Participating in exciting fieldwork activities beginning in the first semester and gaining valuable clinical skills from experienced clinicians in a variety of work settings
  • Experiencing student-centred learning in class and in small labs, with professors who are also clinicians in the field
  • An onsite physiotherapy clinic that provides assessment and treatment while offering students fieldwork placements
  • Opportunities to further your education and pursue a degree by transferring to partnering universities

Once you complete the Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant program, you`ll have the knowledge and skills to work alongside registered occupational therapists and physiotherapists to provide a vital healthcare service.

The Occupational Therapist Assistant/Physiotherapist Assistant program at Sault College has been accredited by the Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant Education Accreditation Program (OTA & PTA EAP) in collaboration with Physiotherapy Education Accreditation Canada (PEAC) and the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT)

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$19,000

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $6,360
Accommodation 1 bed room $3,820
Tuition 1 person $15,180

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 test scores
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Official translations of documents in a language other than English

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

79
20
listening
20
writing
20
speaking
20
reading

PTE

60
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

169
162
listening
162
writing
162
speaking
162
reading
  • Duolingo 105

Academic background and requirement

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma with Grade 12 English (C) ENG4C and Grade 11 Biology (SBI3C), or mature student status.
  • As per Canadian Immigration policy, all International students completing a program with a practicum (field/clinical placement) component must obtain a Coop/Work Permit from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada stating that they are permitted to attend practicum as an integral part of their studies. International students will not be able to attend placement without obtaining this permit.
  • If you have a 5-year gap between your last studies and your application to Sault College, you may be required to submit a Resume/CV with your application.

India

All India Senior School Certificate, Higher Secondary School Certificate, Year 12 State Board Exams (AISSCE, ISCE, SSC) Secondary School Certificate/Intermediate Certificate (AISSCE, ISC, Pre-University Certificate Statement of Marks)

Copies of original documents should be attested as “true copies” by the educational institution

School Record Diploma/Degree certificate Mark sheets for each year of study

Please note that College Record is not sufficient

China

Senior Middle school diploma;
Senior middle school transcript;
National Senior High School Graduation Exam Results (Huikao, Xueye Shuiping Ceshi or Gaokao) – for all applicants who completed senior middle school after 1991.

Note: Notarial certificates are not acceptable in place of the above.

Iran

High School Diploma

Pre-University Certificate Transcript of study

Diploma Transcript of study 

Career opportunities

  • Occupational Therapist Assistant
  • Physiotherapist Assistant
  • Rehab Assistant

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