About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Advanced Diploma
Campus:Welland Campus
Length:Six Consecutive Terms
Code:0169

Program Highlights

  • Courses emphasize the acquisition of evidence-based theories and interventions, ensuring you can effectively facilitate positive change for children, youth, and their families.
  • Students receive more than 800 hours of practical field experiences supported by a full time field placement office.
  • Certification in non-violent crisis intervention
  • Graduates may be employed in schools, community agencies, youth detention facilities, residential care and treatment and mental health agencies.
  • Opportunities to attend professional conferences and network with faculty

Career Opportunities

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

Excited about getting your career started?

Our new program format enables students to complete the Child and Youth Care program in six consecutive terms. Students complete terms 1 through 6 as a continual program and graduate in 24 months.

Benefits include financial savings and career acceleration.

  • Become job ready in a shorter period of time, benefiting long-term earning capacity
  • Terms 3 and 6 provide on-line opportunities that allow for summer employability or down time
  • Term 6 field placement aligns with summer or full-time employment

Start Dates

Ontario College Advanced Diploma
#0169 - Six Consecutive Terms Welland
Starting In Availability
September 2017Closed
January 2018Not Available
May 2018Not Available
September 2018Open
January 2019Not Available
May 2019Not 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.