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Human Services & Education

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Portage College is the place to begin or complete your education. Each of our human service's programs can stand alone or provide transfer credits to the next level of learning. You'll get the specialized training you need to help individuals, families, groups and communities find their way through the challenges of life every day. If you're looking to make in a difference, start right here at Portage College.

Community Social Work

Community Social Work is a two year diploma program which combines social work theory and practice to prepare learners for working in the human services field as entry-level social workers.

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Early Learning & Child Care Certificate

Working with children can be a rewarding and fulfilling career. If you have a high interest in working with children then obtaining the Early Learning and Child Care Certificate is the right fit for you.

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Early Learning & Child Care Diploma

The Early Learning and Child Care Diploma prepares the student to work in a supervisory capacity in children's programs at the early childhood level (ages 0-12).

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Educational Assistant Certificate

The Educational Assistant program prepares the student to work in formal school settings, assisting teachers in the development and delivery of effective educational experiences for school aged children.

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Educational Assistant Diploma

The Educational Assistant Diploma program enables the student to enhance their knowledge and skills in children's programming with a focus on in-depth study of school-age (ECS to Grade 12) educational programs.

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We acknowledge that Portage College’s service region is on the traditional lands of First Nation Peoples, the owners of Treaty 6, 8 and 10, which are also homelands to the Métis people. We honour the history and culture of all people who first lived and gathered in these lands.
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