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Health Care Aide Program in Edmonton, AB

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NorQuest College, Edmonton:
Start an exciting new career in the rapidly-growing field of allied healthcare with NorQuest College in downtown Edmonton, Alberta. NorQuest College provides a Health Care Aide (HCA) certificate program. Licensed to deliver the Alberta Health and Wellness HCA provincial curriculum, our HCA program is available in a range of study modes: Full-time study (21 weeks), Part-time study (32 weeks), Distance learning (32 weeks) or Online learning (32 weeks). You can choose from fall, winter, and spring start dates.

Locations in Alberta:

Our full-time HCA program is available only in downtown Edmonton. Part-time study is available in Edmonton and also Wetaskiwin, Stony Plain, Hinton, Drayton Valley, and select communities throughout Alberta, based on interest.

Career Opportunities:
Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be prepared to work in continuing care institutions, group homes, home care agencies, assisted or supportive living, specialized care centres and programs, acute care hospitals, day programs, and private care.

Our Health Care Aide Program is available in a range of study modes:
- Full-time study (21 weeks)
- Part-time study (32 weeks)
- Distance learning (32 weeks)
- Online learning (32 weeks)
- The HCA Workplace Education option is offered throughout Alberta in partnership with continuing care and home care employers. With this option, you are able to combine work and school by studying at home and practising your skills at work. You have one year to complete the program.

You can choose from fall, winter, and spring start dates.

As a health care aide, you must be able to:

- Use your knees, back, and arms to move clients who have minimal body strength
- Be on your feet for extended periods of time
- Work shifts and weekends
- Function effectively in stressful situations
- Perform all skills independently

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Address: 10215, 108 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 1L6, Canada
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2020-01-22 were from:

edmonton;   Hinton Alberta;   Hinton;   Cynthia;   Morden/MANITOBA;   Edmonton AB;   Calgary;   and more.
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Alberta Academy of Learning, Edmonton
Courses / Programs
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St. Clair College, Ontario
Courses / Programs
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Reeves College, Calgary North
Courses / Programs
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Reeves College trains individuals using current business applications, programs and techniques so that they enter the market with valuable, sought-after skills.

Quality career training - Most diploma programs include an internship/practicum placement program.

Note: Reeves College only accepts inquiries here from persons living in Canada at present.
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Updated: 2020-05-31
Updated: 2020-05-31
Canadian National Institute of Health (CNIH), Ottawa
Courses / Programs
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Courses / Programs
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Courses / Programs
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