Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Communicative Disorders Assistant

Lambton College

12 months
19964 CAD/year
5851 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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This Communicative Disorders Assistant Ontario Graduate Certificate program from Lambton College, is designed for students who wish to work as a Communicative Disorders Assistant in a supportive capacity with a qualified speech-language pathologist and/or audiologist. 


This 12-month program runs from September to August and prepares graduates to design and implement programming based on the assessments and treatment plans outlined by qualified speech-language pathologists and audiologists.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates will work under the auspices and direction of a qualified speech-language pathologist and/or audiologist.

Communicative Disorders Assistant graduates from Lambton College, find employment as communicative disorders assistants, therapy assistants, speech assistants, audiometric technicians and hearing screeners, to support individuals of all ages with a variety of communicative disorders.

Employment opportunities could include positions within school boards, children's treatments centres, early years centres, hospitals, public health units, Local Health Integration Networks, or private speech or audiology clinics. Many graduates have relocated across Canada for employment opportunities in this field of study.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Anatomy and Physiology of Speech Mechanism
  • Child Language Acquisition and Related Disorders 
  • Communication Disorders In Adults 
  • Clinical and Professional Issues 
  • Articulation and Phonology
  • Principles of Therapy Programming

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have completed, at minimum, a post-secondary diploma or degree with emphasis on communication disorders, linguistics, human anatomy, physiology, social sciences, or human services. Applicants are required to submit a transcript of their post-secondary diploma and/or degree.
  • The admissions process is competitive and meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee admission.
Technology Requirements
  • In order to keep pace with the requirements of each and every course in your program, Lambton College recommends that each student have access to a laptop while studying at our college.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19964 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19964 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    5851 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5851 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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