Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant Durham College

About this Program

Level: Diploma in Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant

Discpline: Rehabilitation and Therapy

Length: 4 semesters

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Application Fee: $100.00 waived
Tuition Fee: $13,322.00

Oshawa Campus Campus

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Program Description

Whether you’re interested in a career in health care, rehabilitation or social services, the Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant program will prepare you to work with clients of all ages with a variety of physical, cognitive, emotional and developmental conditions. Working under the guidance of a registered occupational therapist and/or physiotherapist, you will maximize physical function and occupational performance to promote increased daily functioning and overall well-being for your clients. Hands-on labs begin in semester one where you learn and practice therapy skills in small groups to prepare you for success in the field. This program offers 590 clinical hours in a range of unique and diverse placement settings. Our onsite living lab provides realistic simulations that transform classroom knowledge into the practical skills required for the field.

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Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.