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Diploma in Child and Youth Care Bow Valley College Bow Valley College, Canada

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CAD 17945

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 140

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24 months


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Program Overview

Prepare to support children, youth, families, and communities. This program provides opportunities to explore unique and specialized areas including diversity, advocacy, mental health, policy, trauma-informed and reflective practice within the Child and Youth Care field. Through hands on experiences such as research projects and practicums, you will learn to integrate the Child and Youth Care Competencies into your professional practice.

Graduates of the Child and Youth Care program will work with children, youth, and families in a variety of settings. Some of these include residential settings such as group homes, shelters, or treatment centres, community programs such as drop-in centres, summer camps, or parent centres, within a family’s home as a family support worker, in the community as a youth worker, within schools as a specialized support worker, or within the youth justice system.

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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 60

Program Intensity Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake


Sep 2024

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0  Minimum Listening - 6.0  Minimum Reading - 6.0  Minimum Writing - 6.0  Minimum Speaking - 6.0  
    • Minimum Overall Score - 83
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 59
    • Minimum Overall Score - 110.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s):
    • Credit in English 30-1 or a minimum of 65% in English 30-2 or equivalent

6 IELTS Score
83 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
59 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
110 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
50% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

CAD 140

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12000 Per year

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