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Government of Alberta Health Care Aide Provincial Curriculum 2019 Certificate

Health Care Aide student
Credential
Certificate (Full-time studies)
Duration

Approximately 8 months including theory learning, labs and practicum placement

(This credit program is offered through Continuing Education.)

The Program

This program prepares students to work as a Health Care Aide in acute care facilities, continuing care facilities, hospitals, as well as in clients' homes. A Health Care Aide assists individuals needing care in a variety of ways including: assisting with eating, dressing, washing and moving.

This program consists of a variety of learning approaches including online readings, assignments and lessons, in-person labs with a certified instructor, and in-person clinical placements. This program follows the Government of Alberta approved Health Care Aide 2019 curriculum and successful graduates are certified as Health Care Aides in Alberta.

Program Content

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Delivery Options

The Government of Alberta Health Care Aide Provincial Curriculum 2019 Certificate is offered in a blended delivery format with lectures and class work being done online, and all practicum placements and labs being in person. This program is offered in multiple communities including: Red Deer, Rocky Mountain House, Ponoka, and Sundre.

Special Fees and Expenses

Program Cost Estimate:

Domestic Tuition = $7200 (includes a non-refundable tuition fee deposit charged at the time of admission)

Mandatory Fees = $1,015 (Facility, Service & Technology Fee, Activity & Wellness Fee, Students’ Association Fee, and Health & Dental Plan)

Books and Supplies = $555

International Tuition = $25,200 (includes a non-refundable tuition fee deposit charged at the time of admission)

Mandatory Fees = $1,015 (Facility, Service & Technology Fee, Activity & Wellness Fee, Students’ Association Fee, and Health & Dental Plan)

Books and Supplies = $555