Occupational Therapists

Sault College

Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant

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Program Information

School:Sault College
Faculty:Health Programs
Field of Study:Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Description: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 assistant and/or 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 and improve people’s quality of life. Interested in continuing your training education and earn your degree? We’ve got you covered! Because of our partnership with universities such as Lake Superior State University, Lakehead University and even Northampton in the UK, you can transfer specific credits earned toward achieving a university degree in programs such as Kinesiology. It’s easy and it’s awesome! You were meant to help those in need. And we think that’s so cool! Get started at Sault College. We’re official…
URL:Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant at Sault College
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Occupational Therapists

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Biology 
Ontario Secondary School diploma with Grade 12 English (C) ENG4C and Grade 11 Biology (SBI3C), or mature student status.

* 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 June 28, 2022