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Change Your Life In 11 Months & Start A Great Career with the Physiotherapy Assistant Program!

Do you have a passion for helping people?

Are you interested in working in healthcare?

Does human mechanics interest you?

Are you interested in a holistic approach to treating people?

Imagine a career where no two days are the same.

Each day the patients you work with have new stories as to why they are at the clinic. One day, you may be working with someone who was in a serious car accident and is now on the road to recovery.

Or it could be an elderly person who had a bad fall, or knee replacement and you are helping them gain their strength to improve their quality of life. Physiotherapy Assistants never have the same day. Each day in the clinic is always different.

You are a part of a highly skilled team of healthcare professionals who help people gain back the quality of life they once enjoyed. You work closely with the Physiotherapist and other Physiotherapy Assistants to help patients with their care. You get to be their cheerleader each and every step of the way, helping them travel their road to recovery.

Does this sound like a rewarding career to you?

If so, start a career as a Physiotherapist Assistant in Windsor, Ontario.

Choose Canadian College of Health, Science & Technology To Advance Your Career Potential

You’ll gain hands-on practical experience throughout the Physiotherapist Assistant program (PTA Program). Your instructors are experts in their field who actively work in their profession. They bring in real life examples of how to apply the theory you are learning in each class.

Not only will you gain the theory of being a Physiotherapist Assistant, you will have the opportunity to apply it!

The full-time Physiotherapist Assistant program covers Physiotherapy Assistant courses such as:

  • Health Sciences
  • Psycho-sociological sciences
  • Disabling conditions to promote movement, daily functioning, and activity
  • Interpersonal Skills & Communication with Clients
  • Medical Terminology, Body Systems & Disease
  • PTA Administration & Program Support
  • And more

The Physical Therapist Assistant program provides you with an understanding of:

  • Legislation
  • Ethical and legal principles
  • Confidentiality requirements for workplace situations
  • The skills necessary to act within legal, ethical and professional boundaries, including the maintenance of patient / client health records.

The Physiotherapist Assistant program prepares you for certification through Canadian Fitness Professionals (CANFIT PRO).

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Benefit From A Physiotherapy Assistant College Where You Come First

Your goal of going to school is to prepare for a career that you love and can enjoy for years to come. The hardest part of graduating is finding your first position in your new career. The Canadian College of Health, Science and Technology is there for you to get you going in the right direction. The college has a dedicated Career Services department which offers:

  • Job search workshops
  • Resume writing workshops
  • Interview skills workshops
  • And more

The Canadian College acts as a hub connecting you to a variety of employment resources in Windsor to help move you from student to professional.

Physiotherapy Assistants typically find work in areas such as retirement and nursing homes (long-term care facilities), sports and fitness centres, recreation centres and throughout the physical therapy clinics.

Upon successful completion of the Physiotherapy Assistant program, you will have earned your Physiotherapy Assistant diploma from CCHST. Graduates work as:

  • Physiotherapist Aide
  • Physiotherapy Aide/Assistant
  • Physical Therapy Aide/Assistant
  • Physiotherapist Attendant
  • Rehabilitation Aide/Assistant
  • Restorative Care Aide
  • Therapy Assistant

Sometimes when seeing employment, Physiotherapy Assistants find job postings listed alongside jobs for Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTA’s) according to onip.ca.

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PHYSIOTHERAPY ASSISTANT PROGRAM (PTA PROGRAM) FAST FACTS:

  • As a Physiotherapist Assistant in Windsor (PTA), you will have the opportunity to work in a variety of environments such as acute care and community hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, long-term care facilities, private practice & retail

  • You will learn to assist in the implementation of rehabilitation treatment plans and programs developed to promote clients’ independence, activities, and function. View Labour Market information here.

  • The Physiotherapy Assistant program includes a 200 hour clinical placement within a physiotherapy environment.

  • We are a student-oriented school with a friendly learning environment. We are comprehensive, innovative, diverse and distinguished.