The Activity Assistant Certificate is designed for individuals who have the desire to implement and evaluate activity programs in a care facility. This program allows students to receive training as Activity Assistants in Long Term Facilities/ Assisted Living Facilities and a variety of other facilities. This program introduces students to activity as a part of life and how activity can influence various factors affecting health and life of the residents.
The students from this program will be able to work as Activity Assistants in
The graduates will be able to work with other team members, families and volunteers to promote well-being of the clients/residents.
Earn up to $24.54* per hour as an Activity Assistants
All wages taken from the Canada Job Bank
Current HCA registration/Proof of completion of HCA or RCA program from an approved post-secondary institution/Proof of completion of Community Support Worker Program and Proof of English Language Proficiency.
For English Language Domestic Students need to have Grade 10 English or Successful Completion of English Language Proficiency Assessment Test conducted by College Authorities.
International Students will need to submit a proof of English Language Competency by any one of the following options:
Note: Following are to be completed before the practice education experience
220 hours, 11 Weeks
|Title of Course/Work Experience Component *
|# of Hours*
|Activity Assistant Framework for practice
|Activity for well being
|Programming for individuals with cognitive impairments
|Clinical Placement 1
|Clinical Placement 2
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