Aviso sobre Covid-19: Este curso começará online e posteriormente continuará no campus quando possível. Saiba mais.

O que eu aprenderei?

Program Overview

The Gerontology Certificate Program provides students with the knowledge and skills for not only understanding, but also successfully working with and on behalf of older clients. Emphasis is on services for elders using a holistic, quality-focused and inter-professional approach aimed at reaching safe and optimal level of functioning. In addition, students will be provided the skill set to become leaders as elder-advocates.

Program Outcomes

1. Comply with legislation and regulations governing professional practice within the Canadian health care system.

2. Apply an evidence based perspective to inform current interventions, senior care plans; programs or services.

3. Consider the availability and effectiveness of community resources and referrals to plan, navigate and advocate for senior care.

4. Analyze the strengths and needs of seniors independently or with an interprofessional team to plan, implement and evaluate programs.

5. Assess the communicative, mental, physical, emotional and social health of older adults to promote healthy aging.

6. Communicate effectively to promote person and family centered care and strengthen interprofessional collaborative practice.

7. Appraise the important role of the elder-advocate who works pro-actively as an individual or in interprofessional teams and the impact they have on elderly clients` healthy aging.

De qual departamento farei parte?

Sault College

Opções de estudo

Período integral (1 ano)

Tuition: CAN $15,899.40, Ancillary fee: CAN $1,345.00; these fees are for the 2020-2021 academic year (year 1 of study) and are subject to change.

*O preço é estimado e tem caráter informativo, por favor, verifique esta informação com a instituição.

Prazo para inscrição

Esperado October 2021

Data de início

Esperado Setembro 2021


Sault College

443 Northern Avenue,

Sault Ste. Marie,

Ontario (ON),

P6B 4J3, Canada

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes internacionais

Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma or Degree or equivalent, preferably in a health care or social work field, OR an acceptable combination of related work experience and post secondary education (as determined by the College).

(Applicants, whose first language is not English, must provide proof of English proficiency. Sault College accepts the TOEFL, or IELTS, or equivalent test to satisfy our English admission requirements.)

Results must be from within two years of the start of the program and must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • TOEFL score of 88-89 for the Internet-based Test (iBT) and no test below 21
  • IELTS score of 6.0 with no band lower than 5.5
  • Cambridge English Exams C1 Advanced/CAE 180 or CAE C
  • C2 Proficiency/CPE 200 or CPEC
  • PTE Academic 60
  • TOEIC – GOLD 860 or higher
  • Duolingo 95
  • CAEL 60
  • Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) Level 7 for all areas: reading, writing, speaking, listening

Application Deadlines:

To be considered on an equal basis for programs beginning in the fall, your application must be received no later than February 1.

After February 1, applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis, provided there are still vacancies in the program(s) of your choice.

For programs beginning in January, the equal consideration deadline is October 1.

Os requisitos para o IELTS podem variar de acordo com o curso que você escolher.


Sobre Sault College

Entre os Grandes Lagos da América do Norte, a Sault College tem uma localização imbatível para diversos excelentes cursos acadêmicos e profissionais.

  • Paisagens naturais lindas e atividades ao ar livre
  • Aprendizado co-op com parceiros profissionais
  • Vários preparatórios presenciais, remotos e online
  • Qualidade do aprendizado altamente classificada na província