Healthcare Career Discovery

healthcare workers talking

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Course Description

In today’s healthcare field, there are many needs for skilled and trained workers.  With careers engaging in hands on clinical work, as well as more analytical and administration roles, the options are many.  Healthcare Career Discovery will explore a variety of roles that fall under the healthcare umbrella.  In this course, participants will attend interactive talks by health care professionals working in the field to learn about the type of work and education pathways needed to pursue that career. Explore careers in Nursing, Occupational and Physical Therapy, Health, Wellness & Fitness, Massage therapy, Infection Control and Environmental services, Pharmacy Technician, and Autism and Behavioural Sciences.  This course will also provide opportunities to gain self-awareness and develop critical skills skills needed to work and thrive in the industry. 

Participants will explore such topics as:

• Empathy

• Teamwork

• Stress Management/Self-Care

Course Details

Delivery: In-person
Location: Community Employment Services (163 Centennial Pkwy N)
Dates: September 20 to November 8, 2022
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Time: 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Cost: No cost to learners (fully subsidized)


Healthcare Career Discovery is a non-postsecondary course. Participants who complete this course can earn hours towards the 120 hours of non-postsecondary courses required for the College Fundamentals Certificate.


We welcome applications from all those interested in City School, but please note that priority will be given to those who meet the following:

  • 19 years of age or older
  • Have no or limited post-secondary education (i.e., college, university, or participated in an apprenticeship); and/or currently unemployed and/or in receipt of social assistance (e.g., Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program).
  • For online courses, live within Ontario; for in-person courses, live within the community in which the course(s) is being offered.

Note: High school completion is not a requirement. Anyone who will be taking a post-secondary course or program, at Mohawk College or any other educational institution, will not be eligible to register for City School courses at the same time.


We do our best to make case-by-case considerations.

Should class registration not be full by the application deadline, applicants who do not meet the criteria will be considered on a chronological basis.


Students can earn up to two (2) free credits through City School.

You will be notified of your registration status approximately three (3) weeks before the course begins.



Phone: 905-575-2489
Email: cityschool [at]

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