Community Support Worker (CSW) Diploma Program

  • Community Support Worker (CSW) Diploma Program

    Students will understand the role, scope of practice and the ethical responsibilities of a Community Support Worker in the Canadian health care delivery system. The program will emphasize skills including observation, problem solving, psycho-motor, cultural competence, professionalism, interpersonal communication and behavioral management. The program is specifically designed to prepare students to gain the specialized knowledge, skills and attitude required to work competently with clients with disabilities and special needs in the community.


    Community Living BC reports growing wait lists of adults with developmental disabilities requiring services. From 2013 to 2017, a 15 percent increase in caseloads was expected. Increased demand for services means that work prospects will remain strong for community support workers. Moreover, additional opportunities will also arise in home support and long-term care, as a growing number of Canadians are becoming seniors over the next decade.

  • What we provide:
    • Flexible Course Schedule - Day & Evening & Weekend Classes
    • Highly Qualified & Professional Instructors
    • Scholarship and Subsidy Available
    • Small Class Size With State-of-the-Art Lab Facilities

    What is your future opportunity?
    • Quickly get a job in Community Support System
    • The Entry Level Salary From $18.50 To $26.50 Per Hour

    What you will receive:
    • The Community Support Worker (CSW) Diploma to be employed within the BC Community Support System
    • Two extra certifications necessary to be employed within the BC Health Care System including care for Individuals with disabilities and care for individuals with Mental Illnesses
    • Standard First Aid and CPR Level C, Foodsafe, Student Practice Education Core Orientation (SPECO)


    This Program is under development and will be offered in September 2019.

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