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Diploma in Social Service Worker Durham College - Oshawa Campus Durham College - Oshawa Campus, Canada

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CAD 16555

Annual Tuition Fee

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*Subject to change and other fees
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CAD 100 Waived

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24 months

Duration

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6

IELTS

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55%

Min GPA

Program Overview

The Social Service Worker program combines academic study with practical experience to provide graduates with the skills, knowledge and attitudes required to work in the diverse and complex field of community and social services. The program focuses on the development of front-line interviewing and counselling skills that will prepare students to work with individuals and groups in a variety of social service settings, including group homes, women’s shelters, addiction and mental health facilities, employment programs and services for seniors.

This program combines classroom work with practical experience to provide you with the skills, knowledge and attitudes required to work in the diverse and complex field of community and social services. It focuses on the development of front-line interviewing and counselling skills that will enable you to work with individuals and groups in a variety of social service settings. In addition to theoretical models, methods and skills of social service work practice, you will receive extensive training in:

  • Community organizing and development
  • Crisis intervention
  • Group work
  • Life skills methodology
  • Social welfare policy and social justice
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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 7 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake

Open

Jan 2025

Closed

Jan 2024, Sep 2024

General Admission Requirement

  • IELTS
    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0 - With No Band Less Than - 5.5
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 53 - With no score less than - 49
  • DUOLINGO
    • Minimum Overall Score - 105.0  

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).
    • Grade 12 English (C or U)
    • Three additional senior level credits

6 IELTS Score
53 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
105 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
55% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

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Average Tuition Fee Per Year

16555

Tuition Fee
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CAD 100 Waived

Application Fee
(CAD)

11000 Per year

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