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Rehabilitation Assistant



Rehabilitation Assistant

The Rehabilitation Assistant program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide a safe and competent standard of rehabilitation care to clients and their families experiencing health needs under the supervision of a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP), Occupational Therapist (OT) and/or Physical Therapist (PT).

Program content consists of patient/health care provider experiences and effective communication in professional situations.

Canadian Student

At A Glance

  • Duration
    12 months full-time
  • Credential
    Certificate
  • work practicum
    Yes
  • apprenticeship
    No
  • Tuition Fees
    $4,950.00 (2017/18)
  • books
    $1,360.00 (issued by instructor)
  • additional supplies
    $50.00 approx. (purchased by student)
  • additional student fees
    $162.00 infrastructure/technology; $50.00 MITT Award Fund
A supply list will be provided at time of registration and is available here.
* Tuition fees may be subject to change.

Start Dates

Next start dates:

  • September 6, 2017 - Applications have been closed

Classes held:

  • Days: 8:45 am to 3:15 pm

Entrance Requirements

Applicants must have obtained a complete Grade 12 standing from a Canadian school or the equivalent, including:

  • Grade 12 Math (40S)
  • Grade 12 English Language Arts (40S)
  • Grade 12 Biology, Chemistry, or Physics (40S)

Applicants must also have:

  • Current CPR (Basic Rescuer) and First Aid certification
  • Clear Criminal Record, Child and Adult Abuse Registry checks
  • English Language Proficiency (if educated outside Canada)

For further information regarding entrance requirements please refer to the application/admission process.

Supplies

Supply lists are provided to students in their admissions package.

Description

Our  Rehabilitation Assistant program consists of patient/health care provider experiences and effective communication in professional situations that you’ll need for patient care. You’ll gain the knowledge and skills necessary to provide a safe and competent standard of rehabilitation care to your clients and their families experiencing health needs under the supervision of a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP), Occupational Therapist (OT) and/or Physical Therapist (PT).

Please note: MITT values continuous improvement in our programs and reviews programs on an ongoing basis to ensure relevance to changing educational objectives and employment market needs. This program is undergoing revisions for the 2017-2018 academic year. Applicants should be aware that courses and content are subject to modification. Please check back for further details.

Specializations

Credit transfer opportunities may be available. Contact us for more details.

Work Practicum

The Rehabilitation Assistant program features a Work Practicum placement in a local workplace which provides students with on-the-job training and experience. Students will apply skills learned in the classroom and develop new skills through working within an actual employer’s facility. Work Practicum placements may involve hours outside of the regular work day. Students must be available for work placements between the hours of 7:30 am and 5:30 pm.

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