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Child and Youth Care

Bow Valley College

Bow Valley College

www.bowvalleycollege.ca
The Child and Youth Care Diploma will prepare learners to work with children and youth experiencing behavioural and emotional challenges and aid learners in understanding the scope of practice of Child and Youth Care Counselors, including how to develop therapeutic relationships to foster healthy children, youth and families, within their life-space. Child and youth care practitioners work in schools, community centres, parent-child education settings, residential settings, programs for street-involved youth, addictions services and a variety of other settings.
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Registrar's Office
345-6 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta, T2G 4V1, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Diploma
  • Length 2 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements
  • Credit in English 30-1 or a minimum of 65% in English 30-2 or equivalent

OR:

  • Successful completion of the General Equivalency Development (GED) test with a standard score of 520 in Language Arts: Reading and Writing

OR:

  • Satisfactory results on the BVC Admissions Test

In addition to academic requirements, applicants whose first language is NOT English must demonstrate ONE of the following:

  • IELTS score of 6 with minimum band score of 6.0
  • TOEFL score of 83
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) A of 59-64
  • BVC Academic English 2 with a grade of ‘B-’
  • Canadian Language Benchmarks score of 8 in each strand (listening, speaking, reading, writing)
  • Successful completion of an Alberta Education English Language Arts course that is consistent with the specified academic admission requirements for the Career Program
  • Transcripts demonstrating successful completion of three years of full-time secondary education at a school where English was the language of instruction
  • Transcripts demonstrating successful completion of one year of full-time post-secondary education at a school where English was the language of instruction

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2021/08/01 to 2022/07/31*.

  • Tuition $4,026.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,200.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $666.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory 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 June 25, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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