GET THE SKILLS TO BE A Social Services Worker Foundations PROFESSIONAL
This Social Services Worker diploma program has been designed to prepare you for positions in the community social services field with attention to the specific needs of three populations: youth, Aboriginals, and people affected by addiction.
Social Services Work Courses in BCTake social services work courses that provide a general overview of contemporary issues and values in social services work in BC. You can also specialize with additional training in the needs of specific populations such as people in recovery and youth.
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- High school graduation or equivalent*, or mature student** status.
- Pass college’s admissions test.
- Criminal record check (in accordance with the Criminal Records Review Act).
- Immunization report (form provided by the College).
- Complete ‘Student Declaration – Social Services Worker Programs’ form (provided by the College).
** 19 years of age upon starting classes and Pass the college's admissions test
This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.
- Alcohol and Drug Treatment Facilities
- Family Social Service Agencies
- Group Homes
- Correctional Facilities
- Community Mental Health Facilities
- School Programs
- Aboriginal Agencies
Industry Salary Information
- Low Wage ($/hr): $15.85
- Average Wage ($/hr): $20.00
- High Wage ($/hr): $29.00
- Average Salary: $41,600
* Information Source: www.jobbank.gc.ca/trend-analysis. Salary data provided is an estimate, and is intended for reference purposes only.
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- Government Student Loans
Currently, British Columbia has a government-sponsored plan that provides loan assistance to qualified full-time students. The type and amount of assistance usually varies depending on your individual circumstances.
When you meet with our Student Financial Planning Expert at the campus, we will go over all the financial options available to you to make this amazing investment in yourself both affordable and realistic.
- RRBC Royal Credit Line for Students ©
The Royal Credit Line for Students lets you focus on what's important: your studies. Available to full-time and part-time students who need to finance their studies, it allows you to take charge of your financial needs in a way that fits your lifestyle.
The Royal Credit Line for Students is different from a traditional loan in that it lets you borrow funds as you need them, and pay the interest on only the amount you use, without ever having to reapply. You get all the convenience and benefits with no annual fee.
As a student, you may qualify for one of RBC`s best rates - Prime + 1%, which applies when you are at school and for a 12 month grace period after graduation.
Further information about financial assistance is available from the Financial Advisor at your nearest campus.
- Other Financial Assistance
There may be other forms of financial aid available to you. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for specific government grants and bursaries. Additionally, you may be eligible to receive funding through a government-sponsored agency such as HRSDC or WorkSafe.
If you have questions about funding your education, each CDI College campus has a Financial Advisor who can provide information about the various options available to you. Additionally, your Financial Advisor will also assist you with completing your application for whichever funding option you choose.
Obtaining financial aid will enable you to concentrate on your CDI College training so you can embark on a rewarding career in your field.
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