Physical Therapist Assistant Diploma | Windsor Career College


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Windsor + Toronto


42 Weeks




School of Healthcare

About the Program

Be part of a rewarding healthcare field that helps patients excel in their day-to-day lives. This program is designed to provide students with the knowledge, practical skills, and professionalism required to assist physiotherapists in the safe, effective, and ethical delivery of evidence-informed physiotherapy services.

Hands-on Healthcare Training

Through classroom, lab and clinical experience, students acquire a theoretical and technical foundation in areas such as anatomy and kinesiology, human development, pathology, therapeutic exercise, functional mobility, and physical agents and modalities.


The program also emphasizes the communication, interpersonal, and reflective practice skills required to become lifelong learners and effective members of the healthcare team.


This program is approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.


Through your studies you will develop the following skills and abilities to:


  • Accompany patients to treatment rooms
  • Assist patients with maintenance programs as directed supervised by physiotherapist
  • Assist patients in the use of therapeutic equipment as directed supervised by physiotherapist
  • Provide support services to health care professionals
  • Clean, maintain records and inventory of supplies
  • Treat soft tissues and joints of the body through soft tissue manipulation.

Your Career

As a graduate of the Physical Therapy Assistant program at Windsor Career College, these are the types of employers waiting for you:


  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Offices of health care professionals
  • Nursing homes
  • Optical retail stores
  • Pharmacies
  • Medical pathology laboratories.


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