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Nursing Assistant and Communication Diploma 2 years

Gateway College

Faculty:Health Care
Field of Study:English as a Second Language
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Registered Nursing Assistants (RNAs)Nurses Aides and OrderliesCentral Supply Aides


Graduates from this program will work as part of a team within a health care team under the supervision of a health care professional such as a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse. Our graduates work in both private and publicly funded facilities and hospitals as well as a variety of community settings. These may include extended care, intermediate care, assisted living, acute care hospitals, home support, rehabilitation facilities, and group homes. The program is broken up into two years and consists of courses in the following areas: Intensive English Program; Business Communication; Medical Terminology; Resident Care Aide.

Graduates can upgrade LPN and join LPN Access program.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •   English 
A high school graduate or mature student (19 years or older). With grade 10 English or a language proficiency test. Mathematics 12 or GW Assessment mark of 65% or higher.
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Must pass a TB test and have an acceptable criminal record. Mumps Vaccine or proof of immunization.

    * 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 July 27, 2012