Health Care Aide Medicine Hat College

About this Program

Level: Certificate in Health Care Aide

Discpline: Public Health

Length: 2 semesters

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Application Fee: $75.00
Tuition Fee: $12,050.00

Main Campus Campus

Starting Deadline Status
Sept, 2022 Sept 1, 2022 closed
Jan, 2023 Nov 1, 2022 open

Brooks Campus Campus

Starting Deadline Status
Sept, 2022 May 1, 2022 closed

Program Description

As age and illness advance, many people need support from caring individuals who have the compassion and training to provide basic health services. Our Health Care Aide program is designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills and values necessary to function as a front-line caregiver in just eight months. The Government of Alberta HCA Curriculum (2019) is offered through Medicine Hat College at both the Medicine Hat and Brooks campuses Individuals with related work experience as a Health Care Aide may be evaluated through Prior Learning Assessment. You must provide information from your employer(s) to confirm your learning and you will also be required to complete a written and skills evaluation. With flexible delivery options and strong employment opportunities, get ready to launch a rewarding career in health care.

Study and Work in Canada

Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.