Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Youth Care Worker

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Program Information

School:Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Faculty:School of Human Service and Community Safety
Field of Study:Youth Services/Administration
Description:Youth Care Worker Certificate is a certificate program. It provides knowledge and skill development in the care and support of children, youth and families in communities. You will learn how to facilitate the physical, emotional, intellectual and social development of children and youth while focusing on strengths and opportunities for growth.

You will examine the various aspects of children's growth and development and learn how to develop therapeutic relationships with children, youth, their families and other informal helpers. You will also learn how to work directly, day-to-day with children and youth. A rich combination of theory and practical applications will help you develop a strong foundation in providing assistance to youth and their families.

Available at the Regina and Saskatoon Campuses. Distance learning options also available.
URL:Youth Care Worker at Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Length:35 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $13,600

Admission Requirements


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

    Grade 12 and meet an English Language Requirement. Applicants who do not possess the academic qualifications for a program may be admitted if evidence of probable success can be established through a special admission assessment. Interested individuals should still apply. Applicants are automatically considered for special admission. However, some specific admission requirements may still need to be met.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
      A security clearance, personal interview and/or medical may be required for your practical placements.

      * 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 25, 2016