• Community Support Fundamentals Certificate

    Our Community Support Fundamentals Certificate is relevant for those with an educational background in social sciences (psychology or sociology) who are seeking employment in the community services field. It would also appeal to community agency volunteers who are looking to enhance their knowledge and skills. Develop your ability to conduct assessments, make referrals and assist clients with a variety of social issues. Study the major components of the Canadian social service system.

    Career Opportunities

    Employers typically include family service agencies, group homes, shelters, addiction service agencies, mental health service agencies, hospitals, government agencies and settlement service agencies.


    You will have the most success in this certificate if you already have a diploma/degree in a social services-related field and/or relevant volunteer/work experience before you start taking the required courses.

    Completion Details

    If you complete two courses per term, you can finish the course requirements within one year.

    Compulsory Courses (Six)