Thompson Rivers University
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Education Assistant and Community Support


An eight-month employment-ready certificate program that prepares students for careers working in schools and with agencies that provide support and service to children and/or adults with exceptionalities.


Graduates help individuals in learn educational, social, vocational, recreational and personal life skills. Opportunities exist for jobs such as education assistants and community support workers.

Admission Requirements

Limited admission

  • BC Grade 12 or mature student status.
  • 73 percent on the combined BC English Grade 12/English Grade 12 First Peoples Government Exam (written within the last five years) or equivalent.
  • Two letters of reference.
  • Immunization record.
  • Criminal record check.

Next Steps

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Specific questions about this program?
Phone: 250-828-5036