Human Service Worker

Life can be challenging. Sometimes people need someone to reach out to when they are struggling. If you are caring, compassionate, and have a real desire to make a positive difference in the lives of children, adults and families, consider becoming a Human Service Worker.

As a Human Service Worker student you will be introduced to helping strategies so you can provide assistance to individuals or groups with a variety of needs. This 10-month program is available fully online or in a combination of classroom and online learning. A second year diploma is available if you wish to continue your education to prepare for specialized work in the human service worker field.

A major component of human service education is learning-by-doing. Our program provides extensive hands-on experiences in a variety of community agencies. This allows you to practice the theory you are learning, better preparing you for employment.

Choose from our Citation, Certificate or Diploma Program

Why Consider a Human Service Work Career?

  • Have the ability to have a positive impact on the lives of individuals or families who are struggling.
  • There is an expected need for human service workers in both urban and rural areas of the province.
  • There is an opportunity to work in a wide variety of settings and to further your education to advance your career.


The Human Service Worker certificate is awarded to students who successfully complete the required first year courses, with a total of 44 credits.

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The diploma is awarded to students who successfully complete the required first and second year courses, with a total of 60 credits.

Human Service Worker Citation

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