Worksite learning

Supervised worksite learning sessions, also called practicums, are a vital part of the Child and Youth Care program.


    Practicums help you to:

    • practice your classroom learning
    • gain real-world skills
    • try out different settings and specialties
    • gain worksite contacts

    Where do I take my practicums?

    Placements are located across Metro Vancouver. Placements are selected based on your interests and learning needs, subject to available sites. Examples of types of placements include:

    • schools
    • group homes
    • transition houses
    • community centres
    • street programs
    • government offices
    • drug and alcohol programs

    How long are practicums?

    Diploma program:

    • full-time for a 5 week period.

    Degree program:

    • 10 hours per week over an 8 month period.

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