Academy of Learning Career College - Alberta

Community Service Worker with Addictions Worker Specialty

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Program Information

School:Academy of Learning Career College - Alberta
Faculty:Community Support Services
Field of Study:Family and Community Services
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counselling
Description:With the aging population, the tremendous advancements in technology, and our demand for the best quality of life, the healthcare industry is facing a growing shortage of well-trained personnel. Throughout the North American healthcare industry, there is an acute need to increase the size of the workforce and raise the skill level of that workforce.

This program provides students with the basic knowledge, skills, and work experience needed to become permanently employable in a CSW and AW setting.
URL:Community Service Worker with Addictions Worker Specialty at Academy of Learning Career College - Alberta
Course Based:Yes
Length:51 Week(s)
Careers:Addiction CounsellorsCommunity and Social Service WorkersSocial and Community Service Workers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants are required to have Grade 12 or equivalent, or Mature Student Status with successful completion of CAST testing.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
      Applicants are required to: have a Clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Check; be 19 years of age or older (varies, depending on province-specific ministry requirements); and have an adequate level of physical health to be able to fulfill job requirements (as stated in self-assessment). Other medical tests (e.g., TB Test) or proof of vaccinations (e.g., Hepatitis B) may be required by industry prior to placement. Applicants must also have good command of the English language – both written and oral (as per completion of the Wonderlic SLE admission test with a minimum score of 18), and completion of standard registration form.

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on July 17, 2019