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Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant

Cambrian’s Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant diploma program prepares you to work under the direction of registered Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists to support clients undergoing physical rehabilitation from an injury, surgery, or chronic health condition.

Lab work, field placements, and theoretical foundations will give you the skills and hands-on experience to help clients follow treatment plans so they can excel in their personal and professional lives.

Space in our Occupational Therapist & Physiotherapist Assistant program is limited

Apply now!

What's in it for you?

Career outcomes*

  • Hospitals
  • Nursing Homes
  • Senior Living Centres
  • Rehabilitation Clinics
  • Long-term Care Homes
  • Seating and Mobility Facilities
  • Home Care

Two field placements allow you to apply your skills in clinical and community-based practices.

Plan your future

Program starts

January 2022

September 2022

Learning options

  • Full-Time

Minimum technology requirements

  • Regular access to a computer with a reliable Internet connection
  • Web cam and headset
  • Personal computer
  • Windows 8, 8.1, or 10 operating system
  • Web browser: Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer 10 or higher
  • Apple Mac
  • OS X operating system
  • Web browser: Firefox or Safari

You’ll be accessing industry-standard software as part of your program. Your program coordinator and IT will set you up with access on your computer or within our campus labs. If you have any questions about these technology requirements, please email or call (705) 566-8101, ext. 7303.

For a full list of how your program will be delivered click here.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

Cambrian College has implemented a BYOD policy to ensure a rich and flexible learning experience. Learn more about BYOD by clicking here.

Have Questions?

  • Looking for transcript information? Click Here

See a full list of how your program will be delivered.