By taking the Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant diploma program from Humber College , you will learn to assist in the implementation of rehabilitation treatment plans and programs developed to promote clients’ independence, activities and function. Areas of focus include restoring and maximizing physical function and occupational performance, ultimately enabling clients to effectively utilize their abilities in movement, daily functioning and activity while promoting overall well-being.
There are many reasons why a person may require occupational therapy and/or physiotherapy rehabilitation services. In addition to health and wellness promotion, individuals may require assistance returning to their activities of daily living and regular work due to falls, motor vehicle accidents, sports injuries, spinal cord injuries, stroke, mental health conditions and chronic illnesses such as cystic fibrosis and diabetes.
If you relish the challenges of creative problem solving and critical thinking, and enjoy meeting people while wishing to work with those who are experiencing physical, developmental, and/or emotional challenges, a career as an OTA and/or PTA is for you. You will have the opportunity to work in a variety of environments such as acute care and community hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, long-term care facilities and private practice.
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- Arts and Sciences
- Rehabilitation and our Emerging Health System
- Health, Wellness, and Rehabilitation
- Anatomy & Physiology
- College Reading and Writing Skills
- Psychology: Developmental
- Musculoskeletal Movement
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- 24 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
- Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
- Grade 11 or Grade 12 Biology (SBI3C, SBI3U or SBI4U or equivalent) or Grade 12 Introductory Kinesiology (PSK4U) or equivalent
- Two Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above
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International16414 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16414 CAD per year during 24 months.
National3837 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3837 CAD per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Toronto
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.