Preference will be given to applicants with Grade 12 academic English. This program and industry require students to lift, move and transfer clients. Students are also required to conduct frequent handwashing, use soaps/lotions for bathing clients and be exposed to cleaning and sanitizing chemicals. Students who suffer from food allergies should also be aware that they are required to assist in feeding clients and are therefore exposed to a wide variety of foods.
Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check: Before attending any practicum or clinical portions of the program, a student must submit a criminal record check and a vulnerable sector check. If the check indicates that a record exists, the student may not be able to complete portions of their program that are required for graduation. Any associated costs are the responsibility of the student.
NOTE: If your first language is not English please review our English Language Requirements page.
Fees for the academic year 2020/2021. Please note: Tuition and Fees are listed in Canadian dollars.
First-year international students pay an additional $4,000 CAD student fee, second-year international students pay an additional $3,250 CAD student fee (2020/2021 only).
International Health Fee is an additional $750 per year.
International Student Fees are due on the first day of class.
|Tuition and Other Fees||1st Year|
|Lab Fee||$ 150|
|Student Union||$ 168|
|Health Insurance Fee||$ 410|
|Fitness Centre Fee||$ 80|
|Additional Courses||$ 50|
|Graduation Fee||$ 100|
|1stinstallment due upon first day of class||$ 2,642|
|2ndinstallment due January 6||$ 3,299|
|Other Program Costs||1st Year|
|Equipment/Uniforms/Teaching Aids||$ 350|
Graduates from this program may find employment with:
In the Resident Care Worker program you will build a strong foundation in adult health care to prepare you to work in long term care (nursing homes), acute care (hospitals), mental health facilities and community agencies. You will study effective methods of communication, how to use gentle persuasion, and how to work with dementia patients and mental health patients. Clinical practicums will ensure that you are prepared to meet clients’ personal and physical needs.
View a detailed list of courses for this program.
Human Services - Prince of Wales Campus
Study Human Services and develop the knowledge and skills to help people with intellectual and developmental disabilities achieve their full potential. In this two-year course, you will learn about various intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities, and practical skills to assist individuals with disabilities. The Human Services program is offered on the Prince of Wales Campus and on the West Prince Campus.