This diploma program will help you to acquire the knowledge and develop the skills necessary to provide physical, psychological, and social support to individuals across their lifespan. Upon graduation, you will be able to provide safe and competent support for those in need. You will be able to pursue meaningful work in a public or private setting. This career choice will allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.
Participate in a 4-week practicum term at the end of your program to gain real work experience before transitioning into your career.
**Prior to your practicum, you must provide the following documentation to Robertson College: a Criminal Records Check, a Child Abuse Registry Check, a Vulnerable Sector Search and CPR Level C with AED training. Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) training is recommended but not required.
Processing of some documentation from the appropriate agency may take up to 12 weeks. You will not be allowed to begin your practicum unless all four requirements are met.
Examples of positions graduates can expect to qualify for: