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CAD 15420

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CAD 100 Waived

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36 months


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Program Overview

The Child and Youth Care program is a three-year advance diploma that teaches students about family issues and children’s emotional and behavioural challenges. This program teaches students about special education and assistive technology. Students will gain experience within three full time field placements to apply their skills.

Your Learning Experience

  • In the Child and Youth Care program, you'll learn from experienced instructors about family issues and children's emotional and behavioural challenges. You’ll develop counselling skills, examine child abuse and neglect, mental health issues, familial structures, psychotherapy techniques, develop professionalism and interpersonal skills relevant to the field, and many other child-centred issues and concerns. 
  • This three-year advanced diploma has a field placement, where you'll spend every other semester working with clients/recipients of service. In total, you'll get over 1,500 hours of real-world experience. Fanshawe will give you the skills and experience necessary as a child and youth care worker to accept the challenge with confidence.
  • When you graduate with a Child and Youth Care advanced diploma, you’ll have a dynamic and evolving range of skills that will allow you to work in a number of different fields such as group homes, correctional services, residential treatment centres, children's aid societies, boards of education, community resource centres, street-work, and hospitals.
  • The Child and Youth Care program prepares individuals to provide care and treatment for children and youth experiencing emotional, behavioural, social and mental health challenges. This education and training combine both an academic facet with comprehensive and varied field experience.
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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 10

Program Intensity Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0 - With No Band Less Than - 5.5
    • Minimum Overall Score - 83
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 60
    • Minimum Overall Score - 120.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent.

6 IELTS Score
83 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
60 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
120 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
50% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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CAD 100 Waived

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11000 Per year

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