Bow Valley College

Social Work

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Program Information

School:Bow Valley College
Faculty:Human Services
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer
Field of Study:Social Work
Description:The Social Work Diploma program will teach you how to engage with others to help themselves. You will enhance the well-being of individuals, families, and communities. While you learn the skills for social work practice, you will also develop a unique multicultural focus. Learners registered in this program will need to write the Test of Workplace Essential Skills (TOWES) assessment in semester one.

We broker this program from NorQuest College. If you are a full-time learner, you can complete this program in two years. This would include four terms and two practicum placements.
URL:Social Work at Bow Valley College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $11,282

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Careers:Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service Workers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60

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

  •  Grade12 English 

60% in English 30-1 or equivalent Completed a minimum of 100 voluntary and/or paid hours in the human services field. Documentary evidence containing the following information required: - Official letter on letterhead signed by a supervisor, including their contact information; applicant's role/job title; total number of hours worked or volunteered; a detailed description of the applicant's responsibilities and the level of interaction they had with clients, their families, and/or the general public All letters are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Please note that we do not accept Record of Employment documentation in lieu of an official reference letter.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
A current Police Information Check (PIC) with a Vulnerable Sector Search (VSS) must be submitted prior to practicum placements.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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 August 07, 2018