Postgraduate Diploma On Campus

Developmental Services Worker - Accelerated

St. Clair College

12 months
22161 CAD/year
5343 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Developmental Services Worker - Accelerated program from St. Clair College's courses focus on community involvement, interpersonal and counseling skills, teaching positive behavioural supports and life skills, mental health intervention and pharmacology. 


Developmental Services Worker - Accelerated graduates from St. Clair College specialize in supporting people with developmental and intellectual disabilities of all ages, in all aspects of life in their communities. 

Career Opportunities

Typical entry-level positions include community agencies, educational assistants in schools, family support worker, and recreational assistant. Graduates enjoy excellent employment prospects including entrepreneurial opportunities. Students often find part-time work prior to graduation.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Professionalism 
  • Philosophy of Support
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Teaching Strategies
  • Safe Management Training

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

A University Degree in Humanities or Social Science with at least one course in Introductory Psychology and Developmental Psychology or a Diploma in Early Childhood Education, Child and Youth Care, Educational Support, or Liberal Arts.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22161 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22161 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5343 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5343 CAD per year 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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