This Health Care Assistant Programis an intensive program designed to prepare graduates for such positions as Long-Term Care Aide (geriatric), Home Health Care Worker, Residential Care Attendant or Nursing Aid.
Excellent training provided by highly qualified instructors, and experience acquired during the seven weeks of clinical training will equip students with the knowledge and confidence for a career in care giving. Each student will complete three weeks of clinical training in intermediate care and four weeks of clinical training in an extended care facility to give them the hands-on experience that is so crucial for getting a job in the field.
Graduates of the Health Care Assistant Program will be prepared to care for clients with special needs and to function collaboratively as members of a multidisciplinary health care team.
Upon successful completion of this program students will receive the following:
- Resident Care Attendant Diploma
- Long-Term Geriatric Care Aid Certificate
- Food Safe Level 1 Certificate
- Alzheimer’s Certificate
- CPR “C” Certificate
- Standard First Aid Certificate
- WHMIS Certificate