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About the Health Care Aide Program

The demand for Health Care Aides and Health Care providers is strong throughout Canada due to aging and population growth. Health Care Aides provide important assistance to a wide variety of patients including the elderly, injured or disabled persons who require support and care.  Health Care Aides work in hospitals, supportive care facilities, and assisted living housing facilities.

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

Program Learning Outcomes

Gain Health Care Aide skills and core competencies, including:

  • How to provide indvidualized, age-appropriate client-centred care
  • Problem solving and time management skills when carrying out care-giving procedures
  • How to support clients experiencing cognitive and/or mental health challenges
  • How to communicate effectively with clients, families and other health care team members
  • Moving, positioning and transferring a client
  • Recognizing safety risks and preventing infection
  • Promoting personal hygiene
  • Promoting client well-being including supporting transitions, comfort and rest
  • and more

If you are an experienced Health Care professional or foreign-trained nurse who is interested in seeking certification, you may qualify for our Health Care Aide Challenge program.

Health Care Aide Program Practicum

At the end of your program, you will participate in a 6 week practicum to gain valuable work experience before transitioning into your career.

what you could be earning in less than one year$25,480 - $41,600wage data taken from:
program duration22 Weeks
  • Benefit from small classes and hands-on training
  • Learn in modern Health Care Aide training labs with Guldermann lifts and multiple client beds giving you more time to practice your skills
  • We offer flexible program schedules and half day classes with classes starting throughout the year
  • Our Career Services team will help you in your job search process
  • Financial assistance is available to those who qualify

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