Health Care Aide Certificate

Program Description 

RDC’s Health Care Aide program prepares students to be a part of a health-care team in a variety of different settings, providing high level of front-line care to clients in need of assistance. Red Deer College is licensed to deliver the Heath Care Aide Government of Alberta Provincial Curriculum, designed and maintain by Alberta Health Services. 

You will learn:

  • Skills to provide basic health services and daily living support for clients
  • To work with clients who have chronic and/or complex medical conditions, physical and/or cognitive disabilities, and who require palliative and end-of-life care.
  • Knowledge and behaviors required to be a successful health care aide

Program format:

  • Health Care Aide Government of Alberta Provincial Curriculum
  • Flexible online classes, face to face labs
  • Two placements
  • In your community

Requirements:


For information on Fall 2019 program offerings in central Alberta go to:

  • Hanna Learning Centre | 401 Centre St | Hanna, AB | T0J 1P0 | Phone: (403) 854-2099
  • Drumheller Learning Centre | 250 Centre Street |  Drumheller, AB | Phone: (403) 823-8300
  • Olds | Red Deer College | School of Continuing Education | Phone: (403) 356-4900

For information on Winter 2020 program offerings in central Alberta go to:

  • Ponoka Learning Centre, Ponoka & Rimbey Adult Learning Society | 5604 50 St | Ponoka, AB | Phone: (403) 783-3285 (Ponoka) or (403) 843-3201 (Rimbey)
  • Red Deer | Red Deer College | School of Continuing Education | Phone: (403) 356-4900
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