Comprehensive Health Care Aide | Assiniboine Community College
  • School Of Health & Human Services


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Comprehensive Health Care Aide

Duration/Start: 6 months / September

Credential: Certificate

Register for a free upcoming information session to learn more about this program and career opportunities.

Do you have what it takes to help those who need it most? Learn practical skills to care for patients and to communicate in a clinical setting. Help patients with their well-being and assist in managing their health care environment.

Make a real difference in the lives of others. Support people who require help with their own care and who may have trouble with mobility, feeding and communication, as well as other needs. Be job-ready through diverse practicum placements and hands-on experience.

Our 24-week Comprehensive Health Care Aide program will give you opportunities to practice in a wide variety of health care settings. Your education will emphasize skills that future employers are looking for, including assisting with activities of daily living, meal and mobility assistance, and observation and reporting of patient conditions.

Upon graduation, you will be an important part of a health care team. You will provide much-needed personal support and services to the sick, disabled, elderly and chronically ill.

Fast Facts

Duration/Start 6 months / September

Credential Certificate

Credits 33.00

Optional Exit No

Co-op Work Placement No

Distance Delivery Yes

International Students No

Study Options
On Campus
Distance Education

Unique Learning Experiences:

  • A strong clinical component in a wide variety of health care settings
  • Program emphasizes employability skills desired by health care employers

Student Spotlight: Elaine Bridges

At 54, Elaine Bridges had worked in retail positions all her life. Although she’s an outgoing and caring person who long wanted a career caring for people, possibly counselling, she just wasn’t sure where to begin.

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