Red Deer Polytechnic

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Educational Assistant

Red Deer Polytechnic

Degree:Certificate; Online
Field of Study:Teacher Assistant/Aide
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,906
International: $21,285


As an Educational Assistant, you?ll work alongside teachers and other professionals to help students get the most out of their learning. This ten-month program will give you the tools and knowledge you need to start your rewarding career.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
A minimum of 50% in ELA 30-1 or 65% in ELA 30-2, or equivalent


a minimum score of 80 on the reading component, 86 on the sentence component and 5 on the written essay of the College Board Placement test.


Previous completion of three College-level courses with a minimum GPA of 2.0. Visit the Admissions page for detailed group descriptions.
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Admission requirements for specific programs will often refer to Alberta Grade 12 course groups. Visit the Admission Requirements page for detailed group descriptions.

    * 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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