Health Care Aide

Admission Requirements Tuition and Fees Program Structure

Please note: We're currently not accepting applications for the 2020/2021 academic year.

Our 20-week Health Care Aide program prepares you to work in continuing care facilities, such as auxiliary hospitals, nursing homes, and clients' homes to assist with daily activities. In this program, you'll work with a health-care team to provide care to clients who need assistance.

Admission requirements

 Admission Requirements
  • Minimum 18 years of age by first day of class.
  • English 10-1 or English 10-2 or equivalent. GED is accepted provided the student has successfully completed the Language Arts Reading and Writing Skills portion

 Clinical Practicum Requirements

  • CPR Certification at the Healthcare Provider level 
  • N95 Respiratory Mask Fit testing
  • Clear Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Check. The cost of a Police Information Check is the student’s responsibility. Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Check must be dated no earlier than July 1st.
  • Completion of the health status questionnaire (form provided by Health Services).
  • Up-to-date immunization record
 English Language Proficiency
  • TOEFL: iBT - minimum score of 84, with no score below 21
  • IELTS - minimum overall score of 6.0, with no score below 5.0
  • CAEL - minimum overall score of 60, with no score below 60
  • MELAB - minimum overall score of 80, with no score below 80

See our Credit Calendar for other ways that you can meet the English Language Proficiency requirement.

 

Tuition and fees

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Program Structure

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