Algonquin College

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Child and Youth Care

Algonquin College

Faculty:School of Health & Community Studies
Degree:Diploma; Advanced
Field of Study:Youth Services/Administration
Course Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,949
International: $15,892

Information on tuition and fees can be found on the Algonquin College website.

Scholarships:5
Careers:Social and Community Service Workers

Description:

Turn your passion for helping into a rewarding career.

The three-year Child and Youth Care Ontario College Advanced Diploma program prepares you to help vulnerable children, youth and families with complex needs.

Learn to develop and implement a wide range of prevention, intervention and treatment strategies to foster positive change and healthy development in clients. Apply the principles of relational practice with clients, while respecting their unique culture and diversity.

Prerequisites:

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
Applicants are required to have:

  • 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.


Applicants are also required to have: English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent) with a minimum grade of 65% or higher.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]
Application Notes : International applicants must have an IELTS-International English Language Testing Service (Academic) Overall band of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each band; OR TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT)-overall 88, with a minimum of 22 in each component: Reading 22; Listening 22; Speaking 22; Writing 22.
Additional Admission Requirements:


    Eligibility for Direct Entry to Second Year: Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma in Human Services or a Degree in a related social science.


    For more information on requirements, visit on the Algonquin College website.

    * 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.

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