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 healthcare professionals with similar experience.

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

Program Learning Outcomes

In order to qualify for the Health Care Aide Challenge program, you must meet the following criteria:

  • 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;
  • Demonstrate proof of English language proficiency
  • Have an updated resume
  • Have a completed employer form from your current employer stating hours and detailed job description

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.  For more information, please contact us by filling in the form below.

what you could be earning in less than one year$26,000 - $39,520wage data taken from: jobbank.gc.ca
program duration10 Weeks

Application Process

  1. Applicants must write an entrance test or provide documentation of high school diploma
  2. Applicants must have a completed application form
  3. English proficiency documentation will be required where the primary language of instruction for post-secondary education is not English

This program is not recognized by the Alberta Health Services

Let’s Get Started

Fill out the form below and one of our Student Admissions Advisors will get in touch with you to guide you through enrolling for this program, and answer any questions you have.

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