Health Care Aide

Program Overview

Be career-ready in only 22 weeks with Evergreen College’s Health Care Aide program! We offer the Health Care Aide Government of Alberta Provincial Curriculum, which ensures that you’re receiving the comprehensive training that’s required of health care professionals and caregivers.  You’ll graduate with complete confidence that you have all of the qualifications required to excel in your new career.

The Skills and Confidence You’ll Acquire

As a Health Care Aide, you’ll play a crucial role in the healthcare environment by working with clients who have a variety of physical and cognitive conditions and illnesses. You’ll learn how to safely assist clients with bathing, feeding, mobility and other essential duties related to personal hygiene and everyday living. You’ll also learn to perform therapeutic activities, including administering medication, taking care of wounds, exercises and other duties related to the client’s well-being, recovery and/or comfort.

The Career Opportunities You’ll Have

Successful graduates of Evergreen College’s Health Care Aide program are qualified for employment in a number of different workplace environments, including private agencies, palliative care facilities, government social service departments and agencies, hospitals, or as privately-hired health care aides to clients who require either short-term assistance or ongoing support.

Fill out our online form and we’ll give you all the information you need on our Health Care Aide Diploma Program, including admissions requirements, program start dates, financial aid assistance options and more!

Why Choose Evergreen College?

Enrol in our Health Care Aide Diploma Program, and you’ll quickly discover how Evergreen College sets you up for success.

  • Get hands-on training in our state-of-the-art labs and then put that training into practice during your work placement practicum. Get real experience you can put right on your resumé!
  • Train with the same accounting software programs that industries use, so you’re fully prepared to start a new job as soon as you graduate.
  • Flexible morning, evening and weekend classes allow you to create a schedule that suits your lifestyle and commitments. 
  • Financial assistance options will help make your dream a reality, including Second Career funding, instalment payment plans, bursaries, scholarships, loans, lines of credit and more. 
  • Our Career Services program and dedicated Job Placement Assistance team offer interview technique workshops, networking tips, employment leads and more, all designed to get you the job you’ve been studying for!

Fill out our online form and let us show you how quickly and easily you can get the future you’ve always wanted!

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