Health Care Assistant

In this 22-week program, students acquire the knowledge, skills, and abilities to become front- line care providers capable of working in a variety of community and institutional settings.

Graduates will be qualified to register with the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry and to be employed as Home Support Workers or Resident Care Attendants.

The program follows the British Columbia curriculum guidelines and includes these key modules:

  • Health and Healing : Concepts for Practice
  • Health 1 : Interpersonal Communications
  • Health 2 : Lifestyle and Choices
  • Health Care Assistant : Introduction to Practice
  • Healing 1 : Caring for Individuals Experiencing Common Health Challenges
  • Healing 2 : Caring for Individuals Experiencing Cognitive or Mental Challenges
  • Healing 3 : Personal Care and Assistance
  • Practice Education Experience 1 : Multi-level / Complex Care Facility
  • Practice Education Experience 2 : Home Support / Assisted Living

Additional training in FoodSafe, First Aid, WHMIS, and Mental Health First Aid is also included in the program to fully prepare students for their entry into the workplace.

Program Fees:

Tuition – 4995.00
Application Fee – 200.00
Textbooks – 400.00

Tuition – 9500.00
Application Fee – 200.00
Textbooks – 400.00