About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma
Campus:Welland Campus
Length:2 Years

Program Highlights

  • Program is unique in the Ontario college system
  • Graduates have diverse career options in two distinct job markets: educational and community-based
  • Students receive approximately 400 hours of field placement experience
  • Field placements often lead to part-time employment before graduation and full-time employment after graduation
  • Graduates may receive an accredited certificate in Non Violent Crisis Intervention

Career Opportunities

  • Boards of education
  • Children's treatment centres
  • Alternative educational programs
  • Residential services
  • Supported employment programs
  • Vocational services
  • Day activity programs
  • Literacy Skills Development programs
  • Life skills programs

Meet Graduate Ingrid Younger

The EA-SNS program has the most amazing team of professors, who are role models of how to support students of all backgrounds, abilities and needs. … I am forever grateful for their contributions to furthering my education and all of their guidance through this remarkable journey.

Casey Jenkins, Educational Assistant - Special Needs Support graduate

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Diploma
#0103 - 2 Years Welland
Starting In Availability
September 2017Closed
January 2018Closed
May 2018Not Available
September 2018Waitlisted (What's this?)
January 2019Open
May 2019Not Available

Future Study Options

We are proud to provide a range of future study options for NC students. More details on specific opportunities and partnerships can be found at vnmanga.info/transfercredit.

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