Vancouver Island University

Health Care Assistant

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Program Information

School:Vancouver Island University
Faculty:Health
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Home Health Aide/Home Attendant
Description:This program is designed to provide students with the theory and skills required to become a caregiver. The major focus is in providing care for people experiencing changes in their functional abilities. Enriched with aboriginal ways of knowing and being, this program will enhance the students' ability to provide cultural safety and person-centered care to all.

URL:Health Care Assistant at Vancouver Island University
Length:24 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,878
Scholarships:4
Careers:Visiting Homemakers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

- Minimum 17 years of age, unless stated otherwise. - Resume and/or letter of intent and/or references may be required. - Interview may be required. - Math and/or reading and/or trades aptitude test may be required. - Physically fit and able to adapt to working conditions. - Good hand/eye coordination. - Good health, free of vision, hearing or respiratory ailments. - Valid driver’s license will be required for vehicle and equipment operatio

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 10, 2017

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