Students are placed in Ministry of Education approved settings (elementary and secondary schools) with supervision from certified teachers and college monitors. Acting in the capacity of an educational assistant, the student assists individuals with a variety of special needs (developmental, behavioural, social, physical or learning challenges) to reach academic and life skill goals.
Prerequisites(Post Secondary level DEVS 1010 Teaching Strategies Minimum Grade of 50
or Apprentice level DSAA 1005 Community Building Minimum Grade of 50)
and First Aid - DSWR program P
and Immunization - DSWR P
and (Post Secondary level DEVS 1011 Person Directed Planning Minimum Grade of 50
or Apprentice level DSAB 1002 Person Directed Planning Minimum Grade of 50)
and Vulnerable Sector Police check P
and Health and Safety Certificate P
Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.