Sault College

Canada ,Sault Ste. Marie | Sault Ste. Marie, Toronto

Diploma in Personal and Developmental Support Services

  • Duration: 24
  • $ 16947/year
  • IELTS: 6(6)
  • Diploma

In Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, there is a public institution called Sault College of Applied Arts and Technology. It started out as the Ontario Vocational Center in 1965. For students interested in post-secondary, apprenticeship, adult retraining, continuing education, and contract training programs, Sault College now provides full-time and part-time opportunities. The combined full-time and part-time enrollment at Sault College comes to roughly 4,500 students per year.


The Sault Ste. Marie opened its doors in the fall of 1965. Ontario Vocational Center for Marie (OVC). Similar vocational schools started in Ottawa and London (now Fanshawe College) (now Algonquin College). As a development of the OVC system, the Ontario government established a public system of Colleges of Applied Arts & Technology in 1967. The college was founded as Ontario's college system was developing. On May 21, 1965, colleges of Applied Arts and Technology were founded. In Sault Ste. The Marie's OVC was transformed into the Sudbury campus of the recently founded Cambrian College. In North Bay, a second satellite campus opened. Colleges quickly received favorable public opinion and support. In fact, Cambrian's enrollment expansion was so quick that the satellite campuses became autonomous universities in just five years. 1973 saw the establishment of the independent Sault College of Applied Arts & Technology, while the North Bay campus of Cambrian became Canadore College.


Sault College has expanded significantly throughout the years, introducing programs across all academic fields. Sault College offers education in a variety of fields, such as: Apprenticeship, Aviation, Business, Community Integration through Co-operative Education (CICE), Community Services, Continuing Education, Culinary and Hospitality, Engineering Technology, General Arts and Science, Health Programs, Information Technology Studies, Justice Studies, Language, and more. They currently cater to the postsecondary educational needs of more than 4,500 part-time and full-time students annually.  Resources from Lake Superior State University and Sault College are frequently shared.



Sault College will be recognized as the pre-eminent student-centred post-secondary institution in the province with an unyielding dedication to giving students the tools to reach their goals, and in doing so, will be a cornerstone of the communities we serve



We will make our society a better place by providing a transformative life experience through empowering those who study with us to think and learn in progressive and innovative ways.



The Sault College faculty and staff are prepared to help you with your preparation to graduate successfully in these challenging situations. The program for personal and developmental support services is built on a number of tenets, including respect, diversity, health, caring, and support work. These elements will equip you for the job of helping families and clients reach and maintain an ideal standard of living. Sault College has created a comprehensive and evidence-based program to represent these views. It includes the knowledge, theory, attitudes, and practical skills needed to succeed in a variety of healthcare and community contexts.


Tuition: $15180 per year                                   

Ancillary: $1767 per year

Total: $16947 per year



Academics: 2.8 GPA

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