Georgian College

Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant

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Program Information

School:Georgian College
Faculty:Health, Wellness and Sciences
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Occupational Therapist Assistant
Physical Therapist Assistant
Description:Students are provided with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary to function competently in the role of an Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant (OTA and PTA) in a complex health care environment. They are prepared to work under the supervision of and in collaboration with occupational therapists and physiotherapists, and assist therapists to teach and enable clients to effectively cope with limitations in movement and daily functioning, whether temporary or permanent, during and following recovery. Students partake in a combination of practical and theoretical learning achieved through classroom, laboratory and field placements. Learning will take place with an inter-professional approach to meet the needs of clients in acute and community settings.

URL:Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant at Georgian College
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $14,359

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program and includes domestic compulsory ancillary fees.

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 
  •   Biology  or   Science 

Applicants are required to have an OSSD or equivalent with Grade 12 English (C or U), and Grade 11 or 12 biology (C or U) OR Grade 12 exercise science (U), or equivalent.

* 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 August 03, 2020

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