Conestoga College

Occupational Therapist Assistant & Physiotherapist Assistant

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Program Information

School:Conestoga College
Faculty:Doon Campus
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Occupational Therapist Assistant
Physical Therapist Assistant
Description:This program is designed to prepare students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to perform their role as occupational therapist assistants and physiotherapist assistants (OTAs and PTAs). OTAs and PTAs are primarily responsible for implementation of treatment plans to promote physical functioning or to enhance participation in activities of daily living for individuals with a wide range of health conditions. The program integrates classroom theory with hands-on practical skills learning in living lab settings. To enhance critical thinking, decision making and leadership skills, the program makes use of diverse learning opportunities such as small group case-based learning, simulation exercises, applied learning projects and e-learning. Exposure to clinical experiences across a variety of clinical settings is integrated into the curriculum to ensure students have an opportunity to apply skills in a supervised setting.
URL:Occupational Therapist Assistant & Physiotherapist Assistant at Conestoga College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,464
International: $14,703

Cost per year is for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Enrolment #:36

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 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Biology 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry  or  Grade11 Physics  or  Grade11 Science  or  Grade11 Health and Physical Education 

Applicants must have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older with mature student status, Grade 12 compulsory English, C or U, or equivalent, OR Conestoga College Preparatory Communications (COMM1270), Grade 12 Mathematics, C or U, or equivalent, OR Conestoga College Preparatory Mathematics (MATH1395), Grade 11 or 12 Biology, C or U, or equivalent, OR Conestoga College Preparatory Biology (SCIE1010), and Grade 11 or 12 Physics or Chemistry, C or U, or equivalent; OR Grade 12 Exercise Science (PSE4U); OR Grade 12 Kinesiology (PSK4U); OR Grade 11 or 12 Science (SNC3M or SNC4M); OR Conestoga College Preparatory Chemistry (SCIE1030).

* 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 30, 2018