Loyalist College

Child and Youth Care

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Program Information

School:Loyalist College
Faculty:School of Health and Human Studies
Degree:Diploma; Advanced
Field of Study:Child Care Provider/Assistant
Youth Services/Administration
Description:Child and youth care practitioners offer life-changing support to vulnerable children and youth. Prepare for a rewarding career helping young people by engaging with them in their everyday lives, building on their strengths, and empowering them to make positive changes. As a child and youth care practitioner, you have the opportunity to help youth find their own voice and make a profound difference in their lives.

This is a new and unique five-semester advanced diploma program.
URL:Child and Youth Care at Loyalist College
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $16,468
Careers:Social 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.
  •  Grade12 English 
OSSD/OSSGD or equivalent with courses at the general, advanced, (C), (U) or (M) level, or mature student status.
Additional Admission Requirements:
    - Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check

    - Some placements require Standard First Aid and Level "C" CPR certification. It is recommended that all students complete this certification; information about specific placement requirements may be obtained through the field placement coordinator

    - Prospective students with special needs or limitations that may affect their placement or potential employment opportunities are encouraged to discuss their career goals with faculty prior to admission

    * 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 29, 2022