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 Developmental Services Worker
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SchoolAlgonquin College
LocationOttawa, ON, Canada
School TypeCollege
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 22,000
DegreeDiploma
Honours
Co-op
Length2 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 English 
Prerequisites Notes
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or Mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR
  • Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR
  • General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR
  • Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 (subject to change) will be charged.
Cost
International: $15,780

Information on tuition and fees can be found on the Algonquin College website.
Scholarships
DescriptionThis two-year Developmental Services Worker Ontario College Diploma program prepares you to support children, youth and adults with physical, mental and/or developmental disabilities, through their activities of daily living, behaviour support, personal care and special education. You facilitate the development of skills for people with disabilities to enjoy independence, citizenship and social living.

As a student, you learn strategies for providing support in ways that are respectful of the dignity and individuality of each person with whom you work with.

The Developmental Services Worker program uses both experiential and outcome-based theory to help you prepare to work a variety of educational, community and social service settings.
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