Selkirk College

Education Assistant and Community Support Worker

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Program Information

School:Selkirk College
Faculty:Human Services
Degree:Certificate; University Transfer
Field of Study:Family and Community Services
Description:Do you want a rewarding and challenging career and have a strong desire to support others? As a Classroom and Community Support Worker (CCSW), you'll work with children and adults living with disabilities, their families, teachers and other support professionals.
URL:Education Assistant and Community Support Worker at Selkirk College
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Community and Social 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 
An applicant must meet the following program requirements: High school graduation or equivalent (mature students are welcome to apply); and English 12 or equivalent with a grade of "C" or better, or a minimum Language Proficiency Index (LPI) score of level 4, or English 51 from Selkirk College.
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79-80]
Application Notes : If your first language is not English, you must meet the following English Language Proficiency requirements for entry in to Selkirk College University Transfer, Diploma or Degree programs: completion of BC English 12, or equivalent; or completion, with a grade of "C+" or better, advanced core courses in the Selkirk College English Language Program and Provincial Level English 51; or submission of a TOEFL score of 213 (computer) or ibt 79-80 or better; or submission of an IELTS score of 6.0 or better; or submission of an EIKEN Grade Pre -1; or submission of an acceptable score on the Language Proficiency Index score of 4 or better. For Indian students coming through the SPP program, the IELTS requirement for diploma programs is 6.0 with no band less than 5.5.
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applicants are required to submit: a completed résumé which includes a record of previous employment and a record of any volunteer work relevant to the proposed field of study; a one-page statement explaining their goals and objectives for wanting to enroll in the program; and two completed personal reference forms. Please visit the website for complete program 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 June 14, 2022