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Addictions and Community Support Worker

Heritage College

Heritage College

3250 Sunridge Way NE #22
Calgary, Alberta, T1Y 7K4, Canada

  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less 690 Hours (25 Weeks)
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning Available
Admission Requirements
A. High School Admissions: If a student is currently in Grade 12 or has just completed high school, they are defined as a High School Student. A High School student must meet all the below requirements to be considered for admission: a. Students must meet ONE of the following criteria: i. Alberta high school diploma, verified by transcript. ii. non-Alberta equivalent. iii. Successful completion of the General Equivalency Diploma. b. Also, students must: i. Pass the admissions interview. ii. Demonstrate necessary computer knowledge/skills (assessed during an admissions interview). iii. Provide a clear criminal background check, including vulnerable sectors check, before beginning their practicum placement. B. Mature Student Admission: A mature student is any applicant who is over 18 years of age and does not hold a high school diploma. A mature student must meet ALL of the following requirements to be considered for the program: a. Be 18 years or older when they submit their application. b. Has been out of high school for at least one year. c. Meets the English requirements through ONE of the following: i. Completion of English 30-1 OR ii. Passing mark of 16 on the Heritage College Entrance Wonderlic Exam. In addition to the above qualifications, students whose first language is not English and who have not attained a high school diploma or equivalent within Canada must meet ONE of the following language criteria: i. CLB level 6 minimum. ii.Complete English 30-1. iii.Minimum score of 4.5 on the International English Language Test (IELTS). iv. Minimum Score of 32 on TOEFL. v. Complete the Heritage College Language Exam. vi. Provide transcripts demonstrating at least one year (two semesters) of secondary education or one year of post-secondary/private college education in which English was the language of instruction.

Distance Delivery Options

Combined: in class and online

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2023/08/01 to 2024/07/31*.

  • Total Tuition $12,999.00
  • Total Books/Supplies/Other Fees $1,200.00

* Tuition and fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid 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.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated September 28, 2023. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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