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Developmental Services Worker

CLI College of Business Health & Technology - Calgary

CLI College of Business Health & Technology - Calgary

This program is designed to help students to assist those with developmental, learning and /or physical disabilities or mental disorders. The programs are highly educative, incorporating the latest skills and knowledge that will allow the students to excel professionally.

In this program students learn Interpersonal Communication, Health Promotion, Abnormal Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Sociology, Team Work, Counselling techniques, Behavioural Management, Pharmacology and Human Sexuality. Students interested in pursuing a career as a Developmental Services Worker should be patient, understanding and have the ability to work under psychologically difficult circumstances. The core value of this program guides the Developmental Services Worker’s behaviour in terms of his/her ethical responsibilities to the individuals with developmental disabilities, their families, colleagues and to his/her own professional competence.


2710 - 17 Avenue SE, #630
Calgary, Alberta, T2A 0P6, Canada

  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Diploma
  • Length 1 Year or Less 1350 Hours (45 Weeks)
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements
Standard Admission 1. Grade 10 Alberta High School or equivalent from another province. 2. Provide completed current immunization report. 3. Provide criminal record check. 4. Successful result on entrance exam (Wonderlic). Mature Admission 1. Grade 10 Alberta High School or equivalent from another province. 2. Out of school for two years, 3. 19 years of age or older. 4. Successful result on entrance exam (Wonderlic). 5. Provide completed current immunization report. 6. Provide criminal record check.

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2024/08/01 to 2025/07/31*.

  • Total Tuition $13,700.00
  • Total Books/Supplies/Other Fees $1,500.00

* 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 February 17, 2023. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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