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Teacher Assistant Sydney Campus

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This program provides the knowledge and skills development relevant to helping individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a variety of educational settings. Students will be trained to work in elementary and secondary schools as a teacher assistant.

admission requirements

Application, resume, and transcript of Grade 12 marks or GED must be received prior to the interview. An interview and aptitude test must be completed before any acceptance into the program can be considered. It is a requirement for all students enrolled in this program to provide a clean Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector Check, and Child Abuse Registry Check.

Program Outline

  • Orientation – 21 hrs
  • Developmental Psychology - 90 hrs
  • First Aid/CPR - 14 hrs
  • WHMIS & OHS - 10 hrs
  • Speaker Series Workshops - 40
  • Health and Personal Care - 75 hours
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention - 12 hrs
  • Job Readiness - 8
  • Health & Wellness for the Teacher Assistant - 21
  • TA Practicum Placement I - 110 hrs
  • Adaptive Technology - 28
  • Food Hygiene Certificate - 7 hrs
  • Exceptionalities - 90 hrs
  • Educational Programming - 75
  • Child Abuse & Neglect - 24 hrs
  • Contemporary Issues in Disability - 25 hrs
  • Computer Fundamentals - 30
  • Behavioural Supports - 50
  • TA Practicum Placement II - 110
  • Person-Centered Planning - 28
  • Mental Health Issues - 40 hrs
  • Applied Suicide Intervention & Skills Training - 14 hrs
  • Documenting & Reporting - 30 hrs
  • Interpersonal Communication - 20 hrs
CBBC is the best decision that you can make for yourself. The education, the hands-on experience, and the amazing instructors make the time fly by. You learn skills that translate into real job experience. If you are looking to go to college, choose them! Once you become a part of the CBBC family, your dreams become realities! Stephanie Melski Medical Office Assistant / Cape Breton Regional Hospital

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