Rehabilitation Assistant Diploma

Rehabilitation Assistant Diploma

Diploma
24 months
Application deadlines: April 2
Application fee: CA$135
Full-time
Intakes: Fall
International tuition: CA$19,597
Domestic tuition: CA$5,304

Program overview

Most Rehabilitation Assistants are employed in acute care and rehab hospitals working with clients who need support in some area of daily living. The triple-training provided in this unique program means students could be providing physical, cognitive, communication or psychosocial support. Clients come from all demographics and range from newborns to the elderly.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

BC Secondary School graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent; or Mature Student status. English 12 or English 12 First Peoples and at least 1 science (Biology 12, Physics 12 or Chemistry 12). Must have basic computer skills for PC system as evidenced by letter from employer or teacher who can verify computer skill level. Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course. Attend an information session. Applicants assessed on the basis of an interview, academic experience, relevant work experience, individual objectives & areas of interest. Submit a resume, a handwritten letter of interest describing why you want to work in rehabilitation and why you would be an excellent candidate, 3 letters of reference from employers or responsible persons in the community one of which must certify the completed work experience. A current criminal record check is required. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written English. A program English placement test will be required. Successful completion of a minimum of 50 hrs of volunteer or paid work experience with people compromised in activity or participation by disease or injury. Applicants must be in good physical health, including the ability to lift & transfer 50 lbs, as confirmed by a confidential letter from their physician. To qualify for fieldwork placements, students must have a Standard First Aid & CPR level "C" certification and TB test.

Career opportunities

The Capilano University provides its students with jop opportunities. Most of the vacancies contain of clerical or administrative positions. Capilano gives first consideration to internal candidates, defined as staff covered under the MoveUP collective agreement, with the appropriate seniority as per Article 25.07(b). If there are no qualified internal candidates, CapU then considers qualified external candidates. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Campus location

North Vancouver , Canada

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