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Child and Youth Care

NorQuest College

NorQuest College

www.norquest.ca
The Child and Youth Care Program is designed to prepare students for supporting children and youth who have experienced social, behavioural, and emotional challenges. Focused on diversity, inclusion, and Indigenous culture, students in this program will learn foundational skills of child and youth care practice, perspectives and strategies for supporting all children and youth in culturally respectful ways. Students will also learn the impact of physical and emotional experiences on youth and families, the importance and strength of diversity and difference, and developing professional practice. The program will train students for the role of Child and Youth Care Workers through theory-based courses and hands-on practicum experience. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills to support children and youth in navigating lived experiences, including helping at-risk children and youth with family processes, access and success in education, physical and mental health, and addictions.
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Office of the Registrar
10215 - 108 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, T5J1L6, 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

Academic Requirements

  • Language Arts – this requirement can be met with any of the following, or an equivalent course:
    • 60% in English Language Arts 30-1
    • 60% in English Language Arts 30-2
    • 60% in ESLG 1860
    • 60% in ESLG 1898

Note: Academic admission requirements are different from English language proficiency (ELP) requirements. NorQuest College English for Academic Purposes courses may be used to meet both requirements.

English Language Proficiency Requirements

If English is your second language, you must provide proof of ELP prior to admission. ELP test results must have been obtained within two years of the start date of your program.

Acceptable evidence of ELP may be one of the following test scores:

  • IELTS Academic: 6.5; no section score below 6
  • TOEFL iBT: 84; no section score below 21
  • CELPIP General: 8; no section score below 7
  • CAEL: 70; no section score below 70
  • minimum of 80% in ESLS 8000 or ESLS 8100, and 80% in ESLW 8000 or ESLW 8100; or minimum of 50% in ESLG 1860 and ESLG 1861

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2020/08/01 to 2021/07/31*.

  • Tuition $5,100.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $1,356.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,305.00 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 November 24, 2020. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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