Community Support and Education Training Programs and Courses Alberta

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Why are community support and education important?

Community support and education are vital job fields. Their main purpose is to help those most in need. Community support workers help those at risk in their community gain access to the right social or community services. Educational assistants play a key part in giving children a bright future. They both aim to create a stronger community. This is a great career path if you enjoy helping others and wish to make a difference in your community.

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With the aging population, the tremendous advancements in technology, and our demand for the best quality of life, the healthcare industry is facing a growing shortage of well-trained personnel.

Community Service Worker with Addictions Worker Specialty

With the aging population, the tremendous advancements in technology, and our demand for the best quality of life, the healthcare industry is facing a growing shortage of well-trained personnel.

What will I learn in community support and education courses and diploma programs?

In community support courses, you will learn the skills to support clients in your field. The community service worker program will cover psychology, sociology, and mental health. CSW will also learn office and communication skills to benefit their career. On-site work experience at a CSW facility will round out this training.

Students in the education assistant program will learn the skills needed for success. Courses will cover all aspects of childcare and education. This includes the learning process, teaching, supervising, and more. You will also gain real experience with a practicum placement. Courses will prepare you to assist elementary and secondary school teachers and counsellors.

What to expect from a career in community support and education?

A community support worker works with at-risk individuals in a range of situations. This could include those with physical or mental health or substance abuse problems. It could also include vulnerable seniors or children. You will encourage, support, and connect them to the right resources. Your work will help to improve their quality of life.

Careers after completing a community support and education diploma in Alberta

As an educational assistant, you can start a career in a few different places. You can work in public and private elementary and secondary schools. You could also work in special schools and treatment centers.

Community service workers can find jobs in many places as well. This includes work with social services and government agencies. Or, you could help vulnerable patients in nursing facilities  and residential care facilities. Further, you could assist those in group homes, substance abuse centers, and more.

Expected salary range for careers in community support and education

Salaries for community and education workers in Alberta vary. They will depend on experience and the company you work for. A community support worker can expect a salary of about $31,000-$50,000. An educational assistant can expect to earn between $31,000-$55,000.

Why choose community support worker courses and education courses with AOLCC?

Academy of Learning Career College offers complete training to prepare you for a rewarding career. We believe in honest, creative, and flexible education.

The community support and education programs cover key skills you need in a career. Also, program study includes placement in your field to give hands-on experience. After, you will be confident and prepared for the job.

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We truly want you to succeed. Students have access to a learning coach to answer any questions or get help with training.

Programs also cover job hunting and resume-building skills. You will graduate prepared and ready to find a job.

How can you get started?

You can begin the journey to a rewarding career in community support and education. Contact an admission advisor to see if our programs are right for you!

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