Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Centennial College's Full-time Social Services Worker Program at School of Social work

In today's competitive job market, employers are seeking to hire graduates that are highly specialized and well trained. You can't afford to waste your time with an education that won't help you get the job you want. At Centennial College, all our programs are geared for success.

As part of your program, you will not only learn how to use the latest cutting edge tools, but you will also learn how to apply the latest principles from business professionals. To compliment your classroom learning, you will also get hands-on experience in the labs.

Centennial's staff not only believe in providing students with the best teaching experience possible, but also to offer the best guidance and career advice.

Social service workers are professionals concerned with helping individuals, families, groups and communities to enhance their individual and collective well-being. They help people develop their skills and the abilities to use their own resources and those of the community to resolve problems. The social service worker demonstrates the core values of the profession, some of which include a non-judgmental attitude and respect for all peoples regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion and sexual orientation.

Admission Requirements
Centennial College expects students applying for admission to certificate or diploma programs to present at minimum an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent or be 19 years of age or older. Possession of minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission to the program.

Academic Requirements
  • Compulsory English 12C or U or skills assessment, or equivalent
Non-academic Requirements
  • English proficiency will be considered in the admissions process
  • Program admission session may be required
Field Placement Requirements
  • Some field placement agencies require a criminal reference check prior to student placement. Certain criminal convictions may disallow placement in these agencies and program completion may not be possible.
  • Questions regarding criminal reference checks may be directed to the program contact by calling 416-289-5303.
Monetary Requirements
  • Costs for this program are approximately $1,650 each semester
  • The course materials fee, excluding first aid training, textbooks and related supplies, is $45 per semester