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Alberta Academy of Learning, Edmonton:
Do you want to start a new career in the field of allied healthcare? With conveniently-located campuses in downtown Edmonton, West Edmonton Mall and South Edmonton, the Alberta Academy of Learning provides a quality Health Care Aide (HCA) certificate program. This program may be studied full-time (22 weeks) or part-time (52 weeks). This program may also be studied at Alberta Academy of Learning campuses in Calgary, Medicine Hat and Red Deer, AB.

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Convenient Locations in Edmonton:


- Downtown Edmonton:
Located in the Edmonton City Centre Mall, this large campus couldn't be more central. Buses from all areas of the city circle around the building and pay parking is available. The college has a large computer lab and several classrooms for instructor led learning courses.

- West Edmonton Mall:
Located in the world's largest mall, Academy of Learning WEM has access to all amenities - parking, transit, food, entertainment and shopping. The enthusiastic staff are all committed to student success!

- Edmonton South:
Conveniently located on 56 Street and 23 Avenue on the south side at the Millwoods Town Centre, this campus is just minutes away from the Millwoods Town Centre Transit Centre. Ample free parking is available. The friendly staff welcomes new students and ensures an enjoyable learning environment for all.

Quality Health Care Aide Training:

A Health Care Aide is a core member of the health care team in the continuing care sector. To meet the need for an adequate supply of appropriately-trained health care aides, the Government of Alberta Health Care Aide Program was developed for delivery by training providers. The Academy of Learning has supplemented this government program with First Aid training, the prestigious Lou Tice "Thought Patterns for a Successful Career", and "Job Search and Resume Writing" Skills along with job placement assistance. The program also includes 3 practicums (work experience placements).

Employment Prospects:
Graduates have the opportunity to seek employment in the following settings: Retirement Homes; Hospitals; Continuing Care Facilities and Day Programs.

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Address: #326, 10205 -101 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4H5, Canada
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NorQuest College, Edmonton
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Canadian National Institute of Health (CNIH), Ottawa
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Student Testimonial:
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Court Transcription course:
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Digital Legal Monitor course:
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Online Court Transcription Certification Program:
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Online Digital Legal Monitor / Court Reporter Program:
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