Comprehensive Health Care Aide (International) | Assiniboine Community College

Comprehensive Health Care Aide (International)

Duration/Start: 9 months / varies

Credential: Certificate

If you’re driven to make a lasting difference in people’s lives, Assiniboine’s 9-month Comprehensive Health Care Aide - International program prepares you for a challenging and fulfilling career in health care. If you have compassion and respect for people of all ages and cultures, then being a health care aide will be a rewarding choice. 

Typical tasks in this field include dressing or assisting with hygienic needs, serving meals and feeding clients, lifting, moving, or assisting patients in walking, and observing and reporting patient conditions.  


Fast Facts

Duration/Start 9 months / varies

Credential Certificate

Credits 55.5

Optional Exit No

Co-op Work Placement No

Distance Delivery No

International Students Yes

Study Options
On Campus

Why choose CHCA?

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.

The Comprehensive Health Care Aide - International 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.
A certificate as a Comprehensive Health Care Aide can open the door to jobs for you in hospitals, personal care homes, acute and extended care, doctor’s offices, private care facilities, mental health settings and home care.