Confederation College

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Program Information

School:Confederation College
Faculty:Community Services
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Education, General
Education, Other
Teaching Assistants/Aides, Other
Description:NOTE: This program accepts applications every second year. The next intake for this program is Fall, 2020.

Confederation College’s Educational Support program will give you the skills and knowledge you need to join a multidisciplinary education team, working with children from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. You will learn a wide range of current strategies and techniques to support whole child development, as well as instructional best practices, applied behaviour analysis, assistive technologies and personal care. You’ll develop the knowledge and skills needed to create safe learning environments for children with diverse abilities and backgrounds, including those with a wide range of learning, behavioural, communication, physical, developmental and intellectual exceptionalities.
URL:Educational Support at Confederation College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,801

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program. Please note that fees are estimated and are subject to change. Fees shown on this page are for full-time students attending the main Thunder Bay campus.

Careers:Post-secondary Teaching and Research AssistantsCollege and Other Vocational Instructors

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 

Applicants are required to have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (or equivalent) with courses from the College (C), University (U), University/College (U/C), or Open (O) preparation levels with Grade 12 English (C/U) Level; or successful completion of the Mature Student Assessment; or successful completion of the General Education Development Test (GED); or appropriate credits from the Academic and Career Entrance program (ACE). If you do not meet these admission requirements, we encourage you to consider the College Access or General Arts and Science Certificate or General Arts and Science Diploma programs or Academic and Career Entrance program (ACE); if you successfully complete one of these programs, you will be eligible to apply to programs in the Community Services area.

* 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 July 27, 2020