Durham College

Social Service Worker

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Program Information

School:Durham College
Faculty:School of Health & Community Services (HCS)
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer
Field of Study:Human Services, General
Social Work
Social Work, Other
Description:The Social Service Worker program combines academic study with practical experience to provide graduates with the skills, knowledge and attitudes required to work in the diverse and complex field of community and social services. The program focuses on the development of front-line interviewing and counselling skills that will prepare students to work with individuals and groups in a variety of social service settings, including group homes, women’s shelters, addiction and mental health facilities, employment programs and services for seniors.

URL:Social Service Worker at Durham College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $16,197

Cost per year is based on the 2021-2022 academic year and includes compulsory ancillary and program incidental fees. Does not include textbooks.



Careers:Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service WorkersSocial 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 

Applicants are required to have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or Mature Student Status, Grade 12 English (C, M or U), and three additional senior level credits.

Application Notes : Please visit the website for information on English Language Proficiency requirements.

* 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 September 02, 2021