HEALTH CARE AIDE

HEALTH CARE AIDE

Program Type

  • Certificate

Duration

  • 24 WEEKS

Program Description

This program is designed for participants interested in a career in the healthcare field. Our students find that theory classes combined with the practical application of the programs help them to master the skills at a faster pace. The programs are highly educative, incorporating the latest skills and knowledge to ensure that students excel professionally. The school is known for its multicultural environment. Successful graduates have a lot of job opportunities to choose from.

Career Opportunities

Homecare Helper, Nursing Assistant, Healthcare Aid, and Home Support Helper.

Course Content Includes:

  • Safe Work Practices
  • Introduction to Activities of Daily Living
  • Assist with Medication Delivery
  • Work with Client with a Diagnosis of Dementia
  • Working and Communication in a Health Care Environment
  • Structure and Function of the Human Body Health and Chronic Illness
  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Skills for Assisting Clients with Complex Care
  • Special Care Diverse Clients

Program Delivery Information

  • Classroom (Instructor Led)
  • Lab/ Workshop/ Field Work
  • Job Shadowing Placement

Admission Requirements

Standard Admission

  • Grade 10 Alberta High School or equivalent  from another province
  • Provide completed current immunization  report
  • Provide criminal record check
  • Successful result on entrance exam (Wonderlic)

 Mature Admission

  • Grade 10 Alberta High School or equivalent  from another province
  • Out of school for two years
  • 19 years of age or older
  • Successful result on entrance exam (Wonderlic)
  • Provide completed current immunization  report
  • Provide criminal record check

Course Features

  • Lectures
  • Quizzes
  • Placement
  • Language English

Campus Offered

  • Location Calgary