Occupational Therapist Assistant & Physiotherapist Assistant

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Careers - September 2022

Graduates are prepared to enter the health-care industry working in various health-care settings (e.g., hospitals, retirement homes or long-term care facilities, private rehabilitation clinics and other health-related community agencies) as an occupational therapist and physiotherapist assistant under the supervision of a licensed physiotherapist or occupational therapist. This two-year diploma program is not a direct route to becoming a registered OT or PT. Applicants are advised to seek career counselling support to determine appropriate pathways for entry into the master's degree program to become a registered OT and/or PT if this is a route they wish to take.

On average, 98% of graduates from the last three years (2017 to 2019) found employment within six months of graduation.

For more details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, see the Government of Canada website: https://www.jobbank.gc.ca/home

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