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The Interdisciplinary Therapy Assistant diploma program prepares students to work in today's interdisciplinary health-care systems. This program will provide students with a strong occupational and physical therapy assistant background, and incorporate essential assistant-level skills in speech language therapy and therapeutic recreation. Equipped with skills in these four rehabilitation disciplines, students will be prepared to meet industry demand and work in various general therapy, rehabilitation, as well as discipline-specific positions.

If you enjoy helping people and want a career assisting patients to overcome injuries, or impairments, this diploma program could be for you.

The program delivers theoretical knowledge and hands-on skills using a balance of discipline-specific and interdisciplinary courses.

Program graduates will be prepared to:

  • communicate and collaborate as a valuable member of a client-centred interdisciplinary health-care team
  • assist with effective physical therapy and occupational therapy practice by providing safe and competent care across client populations
  • support other rehabilitation disciplines, including therapeutic recreation and speech-language pathology
  • demonstrate effective professionalism, leadership, and reflective practice skills

Applicants are requested to review the job requirements listed below and assess their ability to fulfill the demands of the therapy assistant occupation. As a therapy assistant, you must be able to:

  • work shifts and weekends
  • be on your feet for extended periods of time
  • use your knees, back, and arms to assist clients
  • lift 30 pounds
  • touch and provide care for clients of all ages, cultures, and genders
  • manage time and resources in a busy work setting
  • communicate and collaborate effectively in a team
  • enjoy working with people

Practicum/Work Experience

This program includes five practicums with a minimum of 150 hours in each discipline.

Career Potential

Graduating interdisciplinary therapy assistants will have the ability to work within both the public and private health-care systems as multi-skilled professionals. The key role of therapy assistants is to provide direct and indirect client care which focuses on recovering function through rehabilitation under the supervision of a therapist.

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Faculty of Health and Community Studies

Pilihan kuliah

Online/Jarak jauh (2 tahun)

Biaya kuliah
CAD$18.600,00 (Rp 218.727.407) per tahun
Total tuition: CAN $37,200; Total fees: CAN $3,276

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Batas akhir pendaftaran

30 June 2021

Tanggal mulai

September 2021

Persyaratan masuk

Untuk mahasiswa internasional

Applicants that have completed the high school level of education in another country must have graduated with appropriate high school documents and credentials.

ELP Requirements

IELTS Academic: 6.5; no section score below 6

TOEFL iBT: 84; no section score below 21

CAEL: 70; no section score below 70

Cambridge English Language Assessment: 180+, no section score below 165

PTE Academic: 59, no section score below 56

Duolingo: 115

minimum of: 80% in ESLS 8000 or ESLS 8100, and 80% in ESLW 8000 or ESLW 8100; or 50% in ESLG 1898 and ESLG % in ESLG 1860 and ESLG 1861

For students who have taken a native language course in their home country, NorQuest College now accepts native language, Language Arts courses as equivalent to English 30-2 for admission to our post-secondary programs. For more information, see our Equivalencies page in the college website.

Equivalencies will be evaluated by Admissions after the student has applied to the program and submitted transcripts.

Application deadline: Fall - June 30.

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