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Employment Preparation Day Home Provider
Education is your key to a better quality of life, benefitting not only you, but also the community in which you live and work. Empowered by education, you can broaden your knowledge, increase your job opportunities, and enhance your productivity and job satisfaction. As Alberta's largest community college, NorQuest College is proud to offer a strong selection of post-secondary diploma and certificate programs that lead to in-demand careers. Our career studies include health, human services, and business. We also offer foundational learning opportunities that include academic upgrading, adult literacy, employment readiness, and English as a second language education. At NorQuest, you will acquire the advanced skills required in increasingly complex workplaces. Our committed, supportive, and skilled faculty and staff will help you achieve your career and life goals. We want you to hit the ground running when you graduate so you can meet the immediate and long-term job needs of business and industry. We're proud that 95 per cent of our graduates find employment or continue their education.!SPAN>
Satellite Campuses or Offices!SPAN>!SPAN>
Drayton Valley, Stony Plain, Wetaskiwin, Whitecourt!SPAN>
Program Type Occupational
Credential Type Non-Credential
Length 1 Year or Less
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
- Grade 5 or equivalent in reading and writing
- Police information check; must include vulnerable sector check current to within 6 months prior to program start.*
- Intervention record check (formerly Child Welfare or CWIS check) current to within six months prior to program start
*Note: Internet (online) police information checks are not accepted by the college. Please contact your local law enforcement agency directly to obtain an official police information check. The existence of a criminal record may prevent clinical placement, program completion, and professional licensure and may therefore affect employment prospects. Prospective students who have a criminal record should discuss the matter with the Program Chair prior to applying for admission.
English Language Proficiency
If English is your second language, you must provide proof of English language proficiency (ELP) prior to admission. ELP must have been complete within the 2 years prior to application to the program. Acceptable evidence of ELP for this program is one of:
- A minimum CLB 4
- CELPIP 4
- Completion of ESLS 4000/ESLS 4100 and ESLW 4000/ESLW 4100 with a minimum 80%
Prior to doing practicum coursework, a child welfare intervention record check (current to within 6 months prior to practicum) must be submitted to the Day Home Provider Program. Program representatives will assess the results of these checks to determine whether they meet the criteria of the practicum sponsors.
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Updated May 18, 2016. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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