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Diploma in Therapeutic Recreation NorQuest College - Edmonton Campus NorQuest College - Edmonton Campus, Canada

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CAD 18577

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 155

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24 months


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Program Overview

The Therapeutic Recreation diploma program will prepare students to work with a variety of clients in many different health-care settings. Students will explore the impact of recreation and leisure on individual wellness and how to enhance the quality of life for clients through leisure activities.

What to expect from the program

Students will gain knowledge and skills in program planning, client assessment, implementing individual and group activities, and working with a variety of different client populations. Students will explore the concepts, theory and practical experiences related to leadership and critical thinking.

Students are more likely to be successful in this program if they:

  • enjoy working with people of all ages and varying abilities
  • are physically and emotionally able to manage workplace demands
  • have access to a computer and basic computer skills


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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 42

Program Intensity Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5 - With No Band Less Than - 6
    • Minimum Overall Score - 84 - With no score less than - 21
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 59 - With no score less than - 56
    • Minimum Overall Score - 115.0  

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):
    • English Language Arts:
      • 50% in English Language Arts 30-1
      • 70% in English Language Arts 30-2
      • 50% in ESLG 1860
      • 70% in ESLG 1898
    • Biology:
      • 50% in Biology 30

6.5 IELTS Score
84 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
59 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
115 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
50% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

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Tuition Fee

CAD 155

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11000 Per year

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