Community Support WorkerNorQuest College

About this Program

Level: Certificate in Community Support Worker

Discpline: Social Work

Length: 2 semesters

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Application Fee: $150.00
Tuition Fee: $21,066.00

Edmonton Campus

Starting Deadline Status
Sep., 2021 May 1, 2021 closed
Jan., 2022 Sep. 1, 2021 open

Program Description

The Community Support Worker program is an eight-month certificate designed to develop fundamental knowledge, skills, and attitudes in students to work with marginalized communities and individuals. Graduates are expected to work at the front line of human-service delivery settings. The following are some of the agencies and organizations that provide these services: street work organizations group homes emergency shelters settlement agencies cultural organizations child and family service agencies Indigenous service agencies cultural societies personal and in-home supports for persons with disabilities services that support older adults

Study and Work in Canada

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.