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Education Assistant and Community Support

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Program Information

School:Vancouver Island University
Faculty:Human Services
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Community Health Services/Liaison/Counselling
Description:Certified Educational Assistants make a difference in the lives of people with special needs so they can have every opportunity to participate fully in our society, and access education and services that allow them to live to their fullest potential. VIU's Education Assistant and Community Support program will get you ready for a rewarding career working with people of all ages who have mental, physical and emotional challenges.

This eight-month educational assistants' certificate program prepares graduates for work in public and private schools, and in community and residential programs for people with disabilities. Students can study full- or part-time, and benefit from hands-on training with experienced instructors who care about your success.
URL:Education Assistant and Community Support at Vancouver Island University
Length:8 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $2,305

Approximate cost for books and supplies: $400.00
Scholarships:1
Careers:Community and Social Service Workers

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 

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 60]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Cost Notes : Approximate cost for books and supplies: $400.00

* 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 December 04, 2020

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