Fanshawe College

Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Asst.

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Program Information

School:Fanshawe College
Faculty:School of Health Sciences
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer
Field of Study:Occupational Therapist Assistant
Description:Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant is a two-year Ontario College Diploma program. The program prepares students to work under the direction of occupational therapists and/or physiotherapists to support the therapeutic assessment, treatment and care of clients.
Curriculum delivered through both web-facilitated classroom and laboratory instruction includes the role of the OTA/PTA in relation to clients' musculoskeletal, cardiorespiratory, and neurological functions and conditions.
Students engage in three clinical placement opportunities throughout the program, including at least one placement each in an occupational therapy and a physiotherapy setting.
URL:Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Asst. at Fanshawe College
Length:66 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $16,008

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 English 
  •   Biology 

OSSD with courses from the College (C), University (U), University/College (M), or Open (O) stream WITH: - Any Grade 12 English (C) or (U) - Mathematics ONE OF: - Grade 12 Mathematics (C) or (U) - Grade 11 Mathematics (C), (U), or (M) AND ONE OF the following courses: - Grade 11 or Grade 12 Biology (C) or (U) - Grade 12 Introductory Kinesiology (U) (Note: minimum final grade required for each course is 65) OR Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) WITH: - Communications - Core Mathematics - Biology (Note: minimum final grade required for each course is 65) OR Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees Ontario College Certificate AND: - Minimum final grade of 'C+' or 65 in the required courses stated above OR General Arts and Science Ontario College Certificate AND: - Minimum final grade of 'C+' or 65 in the required courses stated above OR Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED) WITH: - The combined Language Arts - Reading AND Language Arts - Writing test results having a minimum average Standard Score of 520 AND: - Mathematics ONE OF: - Grade 12 Mathematics (C) or (U) - Grade 11 Mathematics (C), (U), or (M) AND ONE OF the following courses: - Grade 11 or Grade 12 Biology (C) or (U) - Grade 12 Introductory Kinesiology (U) (Note: minimum final grade required for each course is 65) OR Mature Applicant with standing in the required courses and grades stated above

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Pearson Test of English (Academic) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)

* 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 15, 2021