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The Health Care Aide Challenge program is a certification process for uncertified Health Care Aides in Canada with directly related work experience. Other qualifying candidates include foreign-trained nurses and other health care professionals with similar experience.

Take this course at one of the following campuses
  • winnipeg
  • brandon
  • calgary
  • edmonton
  • online

Work as a Health Care Aide in Manitoba

The Health Care Aide Challenge program will be of interest to foreign-trained nurses and those who are currently working as uncertified Health Care Aides in Manitoba. 

Health Care Aide Challenge Checklist:

  • Have 1200 hours of work experience within the past 24 months as an uncertified Health Care Aide in Canada or as a foreign-trained nurse
  • Have a completed employer form from your current employer stating hours worked along with a detailed job description
  • Demonstrate proof of English language proficiency
  • An up-to-date resume
  • Copy of photo ID
  • Copy of your Social Insurance Number (SIN)
  • Current Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Search
  • Up-to-date immunizations

If you are applying as a foreign-trained nurse, please note that the college will require a copy of your degree as not all foreign nursing programs are accepted.  

If you would like to pursue your Health Care Aide Challenge certificate, please contact us for more information that is specific to your training and experience.

Health Care Aide Challenge Program Practicum

A two-week practicum is included for foreign-trained nurses going through the challenge program. There is no practicum required for individuals already working in hospitals or personal care homes in Manitoba.

what you could be earning in less than one year$27,040 - $37,440wage data taken from:
program duration13 Weeks
  • Learn in modern Health Care Aide training labs with Guldermann lifts and multiple client beds, giving you more time to practice your skills
  • Program is available during the day, on weekends and in the evenings
  • Classes starting throughout the year
  • Our Career Services team will help you in your job search

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