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Alberta Supports Contact Centre

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Community Support Worker

Academy of Healthcare Services

Academy of Healthcare Services

9923 - 51 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta, T6E 0A8, Canada

  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less 844 Hours (36 Weeks)
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning Available
Admission Requirements
For all Admissions, Eligible Students must meet one of the following criteria:  Standard First AID  Record of Immunization  Alberta high school diploma, verified transcript, or any non-Alberta equivalent.  or Successful completion of General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.)  Specific high school courses required for the program entry must be identified. o 75% or higher in English Language Arts 30-1 or o 70% or higher in English Language Arts 30-2 All applicants will be interviewed with respect to suitability to the program as well as being assessed according to aptitude testing. English Proficiency Requirements:  CLBA: No Section below 7  IELTS Academic 6; no score below 5.5  TOEFL iBT: 71  CELPIP General: 7; no section score below 6  CAEL: 60  Wonderlic: 18 ESL  ESLS7000 & ESLS7100 Minimum 80% in Listening & Speaking  ESLW7000 & ESLW7100 Minimum 80% in Writing Other Requirements  Criminal Record Check must be clear  Child Abuse Registry Check must be clear  A Vulnerable Sector Search must be clear  A CPR Level C with AED Training Nice to have  Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) training is recommended but not required  Experience or exposure in this field is recommended but not required

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 $11,750.00
  • Total Books/Supplies/Other Fees $1,475.00

* 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 January 13, 2023. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

Educational program information is provided as an introduction and for general reference. For current information about programs and school requirements or policies, check the school calendar, visit their website or contact the school directly.
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