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Activity Assistant

What it Costs

An investment in your career

Invest in yourself! Build on your existing health care skills to become an Activity Aide and fill roles in this in-demand field.

Tuition fees

Effective until August 31, 2019.

Program Cost
Information Session Free
Program and practicum courses $2,950

GST is not applicable for this program. Payment can be made by credit card, debit (in-person), banking, cheque or money order. More information on how to pay your fees can be found here. You must meet payment dates or you will forfeit your seat and must reapply.

  • A $500 non-refundable program commitment fee (applied to your tuition) is due by the date indicated in the letter offering you a seat.
  • $1,225 non-refundable tuition is due November 2018
  • $1,225 non-refundable tuition is due January 2019

Includes: All course materials, practicum placement, program support, guest speakers, and access to Camosun's Counselling Centre and the Centre for Accessible Learning.

Additional costs

  • Application fee: $41.82
  • Name tag for worksite placement: $18 (approx)
  • Criminal Record Check: $28 paid to the Ministry of Justice
  • Immunization: varies
  • TB Skin Test: $40
  • Hep B Vaccine: Free for health studies students
  • First Aid (if expired): varies
  • FoodSafe: varies
  • Class 4 Driver's Licence (optional): varies
  • Parking

International students interested in Continuing Education certificate programs should contact International Admissions directly for consultation.

Refund Policy

  • A 100% refund, less the $500 non-refundable registration deposit, is available up to 14 calendar days prior to the start date of the program.
  • Refunds are not provided after this date.
  • Exceptions will not be made for declined Criminal Record Checks, which are processed after the program has begun. Students who are unsure if they will have a clear criminal record are encouraged to contact our CRC office at or 250-370-3570 before accepting a seat in the program.

Financial aid

  • External Awards
  • Human Resources and Skills Development (HRSDC) may provide financial assistance to recipients of employment insurance. Interested students should contact their local HRSDC office for more information.
  • Because this is a part-time program, students do not qualify for a Canada Student Loan.
  • Fees paid by an employer or other sponsoring agency (except HRSDC), please submit employer/sponsorship form PDF.

Estimated cost

The cost of this program from start to finish is approximately:


All prices are estimates.

This price includes tuition, course materials and additional costs.

Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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