Prepare to provide support and assist individuals with a broad range of differing abilities. Make employer connections and gain first-hand experience through workplace practicums. Become qualified for a career as an educational assistant or community support in school districts, group homes, employment agencies and community organizations, or transfer to NIC’s Human Services diploma.
Priority Admission is available for Indigenous students.
Complete the Indigenous Priority Admission form as part of your application.
The program webpages contain extensive information about curriculum, admission, highlights, costs and schedule. Please email your question here if you cannot find what you are looking for on the program page. Be sure to note your program of interest in the subject line. Alternatively, you can make an appointment to meet with an advisor through the online booking system.
My practicums taught me so much, giving me experience working with people with diverse abilities. I am now working through the CDA (Child Development Centre) with the Project Inclusion that I did one of my practicums at.
Kelly Hillis, NIC Human Services Certificate alumna