Program Description

This is a rewarding, health-centred field where you will have the opportunity to make a positive impact on the quality of life of an individual with an illness or disability. Through assessment, planning, and delivery of activities, you will help people lead more fulfilling and independent lives. This specific training will prepare you for a career in clinical and community-based settings. All classes are delivered online and are recorded for future playback. 

You will learn:

  • Program design and supervision
  • Disabilities and aging
  • Leisure education and counselling
  • Health and wellness
  • Recreation facilities
  • Sports and special events
  • Leadership and program planning
  • Assessment and documentation
Admission Requirements: 

OSSD or equivalent including ENG4C or ENG4U

Options are available for mature students

Career Paths: 
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Municipal recreation centres
  • Hospitals
  • Schools
  • Social Service agencies
  • Children's treatment centres
  • Centres for addiction and mental health