MSHS - Integrated Comprehensive Health Care Aide | Assiniboine Community College

MSHS - Integrated Comprehensive Health Care Aide

Duration/Start: MSHS: various Aide: Sept and Jan

Credential: MSHS Diploma

Gain skills for entry into the health care field. You’ll graduate with both a high school diploma and Comprehensive Health Care Aide certificate. Experience focused one-on-one instructor attention, with a schedule that fits your needs in either our day or evening program.

Gain both a high school diploma and a Comprehensive Health Care Aide certificate. You will graduate ready to work in the health care field with the practical skills needed to have a rewarding career as a Comprehensive Health Care Aide. Mature Student High School day classes begin every September, November, January and March, and every September and January for evening classes and core courses such as Math and English. Comprehensive Health Care Aide entry is September and January.

This program has several learning options to meet your needs. We offer traditional classroom instruction with options to choose either day or evening programs or flex learning (independent study) for your Mature Student High School portion of the program. You will have the opportunity to earn dual credits that count towards both high school and college credit, provided you attain the required percentage grade.

Our supportive learning community is accentuated by student mingling areas, study areas, classrooms, computer labs and free wireless Internet. Your designated student success advisor will help you map your education and career goals. You will have regular access to a learning strategist, an Indigenous services officer, elders and tutors to support your success.

Find work in acute and extended care hospitals, personal care homes, private care facilities, mental health settings and home care.

Fast Facts

Duration/Start MSHS: various Aide: Sept and Jan

Credential MSHS Diploma

Credits 33

Optional Exit No

Co-op Work Placement No

Distance Delivery No

International Students No

Study Options
On Campus


students graduated in 2016/17 from our MSHS Programs.

Why choose the Mature High School with Integrated Health Care Aid Certificate?

  • A personalized education plan is developed individually with each student to address their specific needs and future goals
  • Adult learner-focused instruction 
  • Industry-based practicum provides real-life experiences in an education environment 
  • Program emphasizes employability skills desired by employers 
  • Prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR) is available 
  • Strong clinical component in a wide variety of healthcare settings