Human Services | Ashton College
Ashton College’s Human Services programs prepare students for successful careers in the fields of medical, health care and social services.
Our emphasis on practical, real-life education allow students to immerse themselves in their future professions. Students gain the skills, experiences, and knowledge needed to succeed in the areas of medicine, special care, community support, caregiving, and special education. The programs are led by experienced faculty members who help students develop the specialized knowledge and skills required to start their careers in these areas. Students complete a field practicum to further enhance their practical skills.
Community Support Worker Diploma and Education Assistant Diploma program at Ashton College allow graduates to benefit from the right combination of sound theoretical knowledge and field practicum experience. Our programs are designed to provide each student with a thorough understanding of developmental and physical disabilities, psychology of human development, and effective ways to communicate with and provide support to individuals with special needs.
Graduates from these programs can find work in child and youth programs, rehabilitation centres, home support teams, public and private schools, behaviour intervention assistance, residential group homes, community living agencies, among other fields.
Mental Health and Addictions Support Worker Certificate (Live Online)
The Mental Health and Addictions Support Worker Certificate Program provides entry-level competencies needed for employment in the field of mental health and addictions.
Certified Coach Diploma Program (Live Online)
The Certified Coach Diploma Program is designed to train and certify qualified individuals as Certified Coaches and help them apply for ACC (Associate Certified Coach) and PCC (Professional Certified Coach) designation with ICF (International Coach Federation).
Education Assistant Diploma Program (Live Online)
The Education Assistant Diploma program provides students with the necessary skills, knowledge and real-life experiences to work with individuals with disabilities in an educational setting.
Community Support Worker Diploma (Live Online)
The Community Support Worker Diploma focuses on the skills necessary to assist clients with their physical, vocational, recreational, social, emotional and daily skill development.