Student Experiences

"The Therapist Assistant Diploma program has given me far more than an education. By teaching a comprehensive, industry evolving curriculum, connecting the classroom to the community, and providing invaluable practicum opportunities, the program builds a framework of knowledge, tools, skills and confidence to transition seamlessly into a rewarding career as a Therapist Assistant. The program and the professors have helped me grow personally and develop professionally. I am proud to be a graduate of this outstanding program!"

Kim Domino - 2017 Recipient of the Bonnie Thiessen Award

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"The Therapist Assistant program seemed unique from all of the other courses in healthcare. From the first day of classes I knew I was in the right program. The teachers are genuinely passionate about the profession, and more and more health care professionals are becoming increasingly aware of what a Therapist Assistant has to offer. From working in mental health, to working with children or in a hospital setting, this course provided me with all of the skills I needed to really make a difference in people’s lives. I would definitely recommend this course to anyone that wishes to do the same. "

Lynsy Burnett - 2014 Recipient of the Bonnie Theissen Award

"The Therapist assistant diploma program has given me a great base of knowledge and skills to gain employment quickly in my new career. Thanks to the great hands on instruction in class as well as during the practicums. I can now make a seamless transition from student to employee and feel confident in my contribution to any rehabilitation team."

Chris McIntyre - 2012 Recipient of Bonnie Thiessen Award

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Alanna

"The Therapist Assistant Diploma has allowed me to step forward in my career and work towards making people healthy and happy by using the skills I have learned in the program. This is a program I recommend to anyone either as a career or as a stepping stone towards your next goal. I plan to further my education and become an Occupational Therapist, this course is what gave me the confidence to do that"

Alanna, TAD Graduate 2009