December 10, 2018
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Diploma in Physiotherapy Assistant (PTA)

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  • Course Code: PTA
  • Duration: 45 Weeks (3 Sem)
  • Languages: English
  • Class Days: Sun - Sat
  • Mode: Full Time and Part Time
  • International Students: Yes
  • Start Dates: Continuous


This program prepares students with skills and knowledge to work under the guidance of a Registered Physiotherapist. Program equips graduates to provide assessment, treatment support, interventions and discharge planning for patients in their Rehabilitation and Recovery

Career Prospects

Graduates may undertake roles in administrative offices of various medical facilities including: hospitals, nursing homes, long-term care facilities, community health care agencies, retirement homes, Paramedics Services and Life Enrichment Assistant.


  • Intro to Rehabilitation, Health Care System and Ethics
  • Interpersonal Skills, Communication and Problem Solving
  • Introduction to Computers, Office Applications and Keyboarding
  • Medical Terminology, Body Systems and Diseases
  • Basic Patient Care Techniques, Functional Movement and rehabilitation
  • Developmental Psychology, Functional Development Across lifespan
  • PTA administration and Program Support
  • Essential Skills for PTA – Musculoskeletal
  • Essential Skills for PTA – Modalities and Physical Agents
  • Essential Skills for PTA – Cardiac, Neurological and Respiratory and Wound Management
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Introduction to Mental Health, Illness and Disability
  • Introduction to Occupational therapy
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Job Search and Career Development
  • Clinical Placement

College Fees in Canadian Dollars (Estimated Figures subject to changes without prior notice):

Domestic Students:
Full Course Tution Fees $9,500.00
Books & Supplies $1,200.00
Total $10,700.00
International Students:
Full Course Tution Fees $12,000.00
Books & Supplies $1,200.00
Health Insurance (estimate) $700.00
Living Expenses (estimate) $10,500.00
Total $24,500.00