PROGRAM AT-A-GLANCE
  • ontariocolleges.ca code: CCSF
  • Program length: Two semesters
  • Credential awarded: Ontario College Certificate
  • Location: Oshawa
  • School: School of Health & Community Services (HCS)
  • Domestic tuition: $2,851 (CDN)
  • Intake Statuses
    • Program intake status is Open Open: September 2017
    • Program intake status is Open Open: January 2018
  • International Intake Statuses
    • Program intake status is Open Open: September 2017
    • Program intake status is Open Open: January 2018
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Community Services and Child Studies Foundations

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Community Services and Child Studies Foundations

Community Services and Child Studies Foundations

Community Services and Child Studies Foundations

Community Services and Child Studies Foundations

There are many career opportunities within community services. This program allows students to explore various diverse career options and will prepare them to select the appropriate academic path.

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Program Description

The Community Services and Child Studies Foundations program will provide you with an overview and understanding of how to function effectively in a helping capacity. This includes:

  • Child and youth work
  • Developmental service work
  • Early childhood education
  • Social service work

Particular emphasis will be placed on your personal growth, enhancing communication and learning skills and personal and professional responsibility. The program will enable you to explore different career choices in the community services and child studies fields while developing the academic foundation and skills for success in subsequent programs.

Note: This introductory program may be of interest if you are a mature applicant as it is designed to build the confidence needed to succeed in a learning environment; if you are considering a career in community services and/or child studies but are reluctant to commit to a two-year program; or if you want to improve your competitiveness.

Following completion of this one-year program, you will be prepared to make informed decisions about your future career options and may choose to apply for admission to associated programs. If you successfully complete this program, you will receive bonus points when considered for admission to Durham College programs in the health sciences areas mentioned above.

Please note: Admission is not guaranteed.

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Admission Requirements

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Program Costs

YEAR ONE FEESDomesticInternational
Tuition$2,851$12,622
Compulsory Ancillary

$1,141

$1,541
Program Incidental$0$0
Total Fees:$3,991$14,163

Please note: fees are based on the 2016-2017 academic year and do not include textbooks. For more information please see Other fees to consider.

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Opportunities For Degree Completion Or Additional Credentials

As a graduate you will be prepared to pursue further studies in other community service and child studies programs such as Early Childhood Education and/or qualified for entry-level positions in childcare-related fields.

Please visit the Transfer Guide for more information.

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PROGRAM AT-A-GLANCE
  • ontariocolleges.ca code: CCSF
  • Program length: Two semesters
  • Credential awarded: Ontario College Certificate
  • Location: Oshawa
  • School: School of Health & Community Services (HCS)
  • Domestic tuition: $2,851 (CDN)
  • Intake Statuses
    • Program intake status is Open Open: September 2017
    • Program intake status is Open Open: January 2018
  • International Intake Statuses
    • Program intake status is Open Open: September 2017
    • Program intake status is Open Open: January 2018
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