BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

Indigenous Human Services Certificate

Indigenous Human Services Certificate

The Indigenous Human Service Certificate and
Diploma prepares students with a career in
non-profit agencies, Indigenous communities, and
government. Graduates of the certificate program
will be able to provide support and assistance to
agenciesand communities coping with economic
disadvantage, mental health issues, developmental,
gender and diversity issues, as well as challenges
such addictions, family change and involvement
with the justice system. Once graduates complete
the Diploma portion of the program they will be
able to extend these supports and services to
individuals and families.
Students who wish to continue their education have
the opportunity to ladder into the Social Work
Degree Program at NVIT. The Diploma will be
available at the Merritt campus or off campus in
Indigenous communities.
This certificate prepares you to provide support
and assist individuals with a broad range of
differing abilities. Becoming qualified for a
career as an educational assistant or community
support in school districts, group homes,
employment agencies and community organizations,
or transfer to NVIT's Human Services diploma
program.

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