Centennial College

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Recreation and Leisure Services

Centennial College

Faculty:School of Community and Health Studies
Degree:Diploma; Online
Field of Study:Leisure and Recreational Activities, General
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,921
International: $17,095

This cost estimate is based on two semesters and includes ancillary fees.

Careers:Outdoor Sport and Recreation Guides

Description:

The goal of the Recreation and Leisure Services program is to teach students how to improve the quality of life for all citizens by developing healthy communities. The courses in this college diploma program are based on a curriculum that meets the demands of the ever-growing and in-demand recreation and leisure field. Throughout their studies, students will conduct needs assessments, create risk management plans, develop business plans and practice grant proposal writing, and plan and implement recreation programs for people of all ages and abilities. In addition, students will complete 880 hours of supervised field placement, which helps develop critical practical skills through the integration of classroom learning into real-life situations.

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 (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older); and English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission.
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • English language proficiency.
    Field Placement Requirements: After admission, prior to beginning each field placement, students are required to:
  • Obtain a clear police check with vulnerable sector screening.
  • Obtain their First Aid & CPR ‘C’
  • * 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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