Loyalist College

Developmental Services Worker

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Program Information

School:Loyalist College
Faculty:School of Health and Human Studies
Degree:Diploma; Distance; Apprenticeship
Field of Study:Developmental Services Worker
Description:As a Developmental Services Worker (DSW), you will assist people with disabilities to live as valued, contributing members of the community. By providing support and advocacy, you will work towards full inclusion for the betterment of the entire community. The program curriculum promotes individualized and inclusive approaches, reflective of innovative practices in the field.
URL:Developmental Services Worker at Loyalist College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $16,468

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:
    - Standard First Aid and Level "C" CPR certification.

    - If you have been convicted of an offence under the Criminal Code for which you have not been pardoned, you may be ineligible for field placement; please contact the coordinator to discuss your options.

    - All DSW field placements are block placements, six hours per day, three to four days per week. Students entering the program must be able to arrange their schedules to accommodate these blocks. Up-to-date immunizations are required prior to placement.

    * 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