Stenberg College

Community Support Worker (In-Class)

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Program Information

School:Stenberg College
Faculty:Human Services
Field of Study:Family and Community Services
Description:Are you a caring and empathetic individual looking to make a difference in your community and society? Your future should be in community support-based work. Train to effectively promote the mental, physical and emotional health of people with specialized needs so that they may live as fully and independently as possible.

Community Support Workers assist people with learning disabilities, physical challenges or other special needs, along with their families. They model, teach and support all functions of home life, daily living activities, leisure and recreation leading to an improved quality of life and greater self-reliance for people with specialized needs. Community Support Workers also build community relationships (i.e. networking with employers) so that they may encourage people with developmental disabilities in their career discovery process. Furthering employment options for those they work with, Community Support Workers also build training plans and provide direct support within the workplace.
URL:Community Support Worker (In-Class) at Stenberg College
Length:32 Week(s)
Careers:Community and Social Service Workers

Admission Requirements


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 completion of Grade 12 or be 19 years of age or older.

    Application Notes : Applicants are required to pass the Verbal Test of English if English is a Second Language.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    Applicants are required to submit a reference letter stating suitability to work with people with developmental disabilities.

    * 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 18, 2017