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 Health Care Assistant Upgrade
SchoolSprott Shaw College - Chilliwack Campus
LocationChilliwack, BC, Canada
School TypeCareer College
School Size
Length12 Week(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites Notesn addition to meeting the Minimum English Competency Requirements for BC Health Care Assistant Programs, the following program admission requirements apply: Proof of meeting English Language Competency Requirements: English 10 or equivalent with a grade of C (for native speakers of English) or Sprott Shaw College Communication for Healthcare Course with a grade of 76% Standardized English language test score (for non-native speakers of English) For further information on English requirements, see your Career Advisor A referral from the BC Care Aide Registry will not be required from program applicants who already hold current HCA registration in BC. For those who do not hold a current HCA registration in BC, a referral from the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry will be required
DescriptionThis program prepares individuals with previous health care assistant education and experience for practice in BC. It is designed to address individual needs as identified through the Nursing Community Assessment Service (NCAS) HCA Competency Assessment. It enables individuals to review and enhance previously acquired knowledge and upgrade their skills to meet practice requirements so that they may become registered as HCAs in BC with BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry.

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