Community Service Worker


-Grade 12 or equivalent
- Mature student status (18 years of age or older) and a passing score on the entrance examination

Benefits of this program

- Prepares you for valuable industry certifications
- Market-driven programs
- Growing demand for professionals in this area

Employment Opportunities

- Mental Health Support Worker
- Mental Health Worker
- Addiction Worker
- Shelter Support Worker
- Crisis Worker

GTA Academy offers a comprehensive 40-week diploma program in Community Service Work. This program is designed to equip students with the practical skills necessary to develop, implement, and manage various social programs effectively. Graduates of this program will find themselves well-positioned to pursue careers in a wide range of industries within a rapidly growing employment market.

Program Modules:

  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Introduction to Social Welfare
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Law for Community Workers
  • Basic Counseling Skills
  • Mental Health and Addiction
  • Population at Risk
  • Professional Documentation
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Microsoft Office Applications
  • 10 weeks of Internship
  • Career Preparation / Job Search

Program Highlights:

Upon completion of the program, students will receive a diploma from GTA Academy, signifying their readiness to facilitate positive changes in the lives of others. Community Service Workers are known for their compassion and support, making them integral members of any community.

Our program emphasizes interactive learning through small group work, practice interviews, and self-awareness exercises. Additionally, students will gain valuable hands-on experience through a 10-week internship at various Community Service Centers.

A career as a Community Service Worker offers immense opportunities for personal and professional growth, and our program is tailored to prepare students to seize these opportunities effectively.


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