About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Advanced Diploma
Campus:Welland Campus
Length:3 Years

Program Highlights

  • Program emphasizes field placement, enterprise and career development
  • Students receive at least 800 hours of practical experience
  • Students acquire the ability to help vulnerable children and youth find positive solutions to today‚Äôs personal and societal changes
  • Many boards of education, social service agencies and residential and day treatment programs have hired graduates, often as a direct result of field placements
  • Certification available in non-violent crisis intervention

Career Opportunities

  • Boards of education
  • Residential facilities
  • Social service agencies
  • Specialized day and residential camps
  • Youth justice facilities and agencies

The program faculty and staff were very willing to answer questions and offer extra assistance. The teachers used interesting and current real-life examples in class.

Jeremy Dominic, Child and Youth Worker graduate

Start Dates

Ontario College Advanced Diploma
#0169 - 3 Years Welland
Starting In Availability
September 2016Closed
January 2017Not Available
May 2017Not Available
September 2017Closed
January 2018Not Available
May 2018Not Available

Future Study Options

We are proud to provide a range of future study options for NC students. More details on specific opportunities and partnerships can be found at niagaracollege.ca/transfercredit.