Certificate for Intellectual Disability Aid

Course Description

The Certificate for Intellectual Disability Aid Programme will provide the healthcare and education team with the necessary skills to support and deliver the highest quality of client-centered care to those impacted by an intellectual disability.

The goal of the certification is to provide the knowledge and practical skills to advance the care, become experts in the field, and enhance the quality of life of those with an intellectual disability.


2022 Information Session


Course Objectives

  • To increase the effectiveness of services rendered to ID clients
  • To establish standards, competencies, and professional development for ID team members
  • To enhance the skills and competence of those employed in ID


Some of the topics that will be covered are as follows:

  • Understanding your role on the interdisciplinary team
  • Client centred care
  • Understanding and protecting the rights of those with intellectual disabilities
  • Supporting independence
  • Duty of care, professionalism, attitudes, and professional development



This course is for Certified Nursing Assistants, Nurses, Paraprofessionals, and Educators.


Certificate for Intellectual Disability - TDS 1114

Dates for Course: February 14th - May 15th, 2024
Course Day: Wednesdays
Course Location: H211
Time: 6-9pm
Cost: $765.00


For more information contact the Programme Coordinator, Karen Smith - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 236-9000 Ext:4050