Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (Merritt Campus)

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Chemical Addiction Worker

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Program Information

School:Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (Merritt Campus)
Faculty:Community Education
Field of Study:Aboriginal Studies
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counselling
Description:The Chemical Addictions Worker program provides core skills required for First Nations Wellness Addictions Workers, and includes Aboriginal specific content. This program will assist individuals who currently are Alcohol and Drug Counsellors and/or Addictions Workers, who may need to obtain professional development to meet job requirements. In addition this program is open to individuals who wish to seek employment in the addictions field.
URL:Chemical Addiction Worker at Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (Merritt Campus)
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Addiction CounsellorsSocial and Community Service Workers

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 

Applicants must have completed Grade 12 or equivalent with C+ minimum in Math 11 or MATH 051, C+ minimum in English 12 or ENGL 060 and be a minimum of 18 years of age on or before the first day of classes.

* 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 28, 2019