Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Social Service Worker
|School:||Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
|Faculty:||Humber Lakeshore Campus / School of Social and Community Services
|Field of Study:||Social Work
|Description:||This two-year diploma program prepares you to work with people who are experiencing distressing events in their lives, both from an individual perspective, and in a way that examines how society can contribute to challenges and crises in people's lives. You will learn how to help people to promote their rights and meet their responsibilities in ways that empower them. There is a focus upon promoting equality to address disadvantages that people face on the basis of race, disability, gender, and sexual orientation. Excellent field placement experiences give you the opportunity to participate in at least two human services agencies where you will have direct contact with clients under direct supervision of professional staff.
|URL:||Social Service Worker at Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
|Cost per year:*||
|Careers:||Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service Workers||
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
• Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U). If English is not your first language, refer to the English Language Proficiency Policy in this publication
• Three Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, U or M courses in addition to those listed above
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 76]
|Additional Admission Requirements:||
Minimum of 40 hours of secondary school co-op, volunteer or paid work experience completed in a social services agency
Submission of one reference completed by a person who supervised your co-op, volunteer or paid work experience. A reference form will be provided to you.
Note: A police record check will be requested during your program of study. In respect of the 90-day limit on validity of record checks and the types of checks required by the various agencies, please do not attain a police record check prior to being accepted to the program. Faculty will support students upon arrival to the program to ensure they apply for the correct type of police documentation at the appropriate time.
- Letter(s) of Reference
- Work Experience
* 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.