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Occupational and Physical Therapist Assistant
Red Deer Collegewww.rdc.ab.ca
Red Deer College (RDC) is a comprehensive community college serving more than 7,500 credit students, 3,000 Apprentices and 13,000 Continuing Education students. Award-winning programs and athletic teams along with affordable tuition and small class size make RDC a great choice for students. !SPAN>
RDC offers over 75 program options including certificates, diplomas, apprenticeship and industry training, university transfers, degree completion in education and nursing and applied degrees and graduate certificates. !SPAN>
Programs offered include administrative professional, business administration, early learning and childcare, educational assistant, electrical and mechanical engineering, international business, kinesiology and sport studies, medical laboratory assistant, music, legal assistant, occupational therapist and physiotherapist assistant, pharmacy technician, practical nurse, social work, theatre and visual art. !SPAN>
University transfer programs are available in arts, biological sciences, commerce, communications, earth sciences, education, engineering, forestry, French history, mathematics, nutrition, philosophy, pre-professional studies including chiropractic, dentistry, medicine, optometry, pharmacy and veterinary medicine.!SPAN>
Degree completion programs are offered in partnership with the University of Alberta and the University of Calgary at RDC for collaborative bachelor degree programs in education, nursing and social work.!SPAN>
Apprenticeship and trades training prepare students for a career in automotive, carpentry, cook, electrician, heavy equipment, instrumentation, locksmith, millwright, parts, plumbing, rig technician, sprinkler systems, steamfitter/pipefitter, water well driller and welding.!SPAN>!SPAN>
Program Type Occupational
Credential Type Diploma
Length 2 Years
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
1. Academic requirements:
A minimum of:
- 60% in ELA 30-1 or 75% in ELA 30-2 or equivalent
- 60% in Biology 30 or equivalent; and
- 50% in another 30 level math or science course
2. Non-Academic requirement
- Immunization to be completed prior to program start date
3. Additional requirements
In addition to the above requirements the applicant must provide evidence of current CPR certification at the Health Care Provider level and Standard First Aid. You must re-certify CPR each year. Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check may be required to complete the program.
This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta for the funding year 2018/08/01 to 2019/07/31*.
Tuition $4,088.50 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,246.50 Year One
Mandatory Fees $1,150.25 Year One
* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Student Aid Alberta and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.
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Updated May 13, 2016. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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