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 Developmental Services Worker
SchoolFutures Canadian College of Business, Health & Technology
LocationMississauga, ON, Canada
School TypeCollege
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 3,000
Length1,240 Hour(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites Notes

Applicant must be 18 years of age or older with an OSSD or equivalent. A live online or in-person interview will also be required.


In practice, graduates demonstrate qualities such as creative problem solving, resiliency and initiative as outlined in the Developmental Services Human Resources Strategy Core Competencies. They are able to teach skills using strategies that are adapted to individual learning styles and to communicate effectively using a variety of forms. Graduates are trained to maintain the health and safety of the people they support; provide health care, perform health care procedures and administer medications within their scope of practice.

Developmental Services Worker program graduates can work in a variety of areas including education, accommodation, employment support, advocacy and recreation.

Graduates are employed as support workers by developmental services agencies which offer accommodation, community participation, employment support and leisure support services. Graduates are also employed as educational assistants by boards of education.

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