Human Service Work
Building Relationships, Building Communities
In this two-year diploma program students will develop a theoretical knowledge base, a foundation of professional ethics and values, critical thinking ability, essential support skills, and a process for integrating all their learning into a functional practice framework.
Career Opportunities include but are not limited to: Support workers in child and youth care services, a variety of services to people with developmental disabilities, people with brain injuries, people who experience a mental illness, residential treatment centres for addictions, women's emergency shelters, and schools.
The curriculum for the Human Service Work Diploma program reflects the expanding responsibilities and evolving practice standards for graduates from non-degree social service programs.
For official admission requirements and other program information, please see the Okanagan College calendar.
Applicants who satisfy the entrance requirements will be granted admission in chronological order, based on the date of application.
This program is offered every year in Kelowna and on a rotating basis in Vernon and Salmon Arm.
For more information on this program, Financial Assistance or Student Residence call toll free: 1-877-755-2266