PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

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Limited
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QUICK FACTS

Program length  

2 terms

Credential

Certificate

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TUITION & FEES


Canadian
Total: $6,404.00

International
Total: $16,664.00

 
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ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

  • 60% in English Language Arts 20-2 or equivalent
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Program Deliveries

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Workplace
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Limited
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Program Status Definitions
Open: Program is currently accepting applications.
Limited: Program is nearing capacity. You may be placed on a waitlist.
Waitlist: Program is currently at capacity and accepting applications for a waitlist.
Full: Program is at capacity, and is no longer accepting applications.
Upcoming: Program is not yet accepting applications.
N/A: Not applicable.

Workplace Delivery

Are you currently working as a health care aide, or in an equivalent care-giving position, and want to become certified? The HCA workplace delivery can be taken over 12 months, allowing you to study at home and have your skills assessed by a NorQuest College trained tutor at your worksite. During the program, you will need to work 320 hours in a client care role to meet program requirements. Contact hca.workplace@norquest.ca to find out if your facility offers this option.

  • This option is offered throughout Alberta in partnership with continuing care and home care employers
  • Paced study is combined with practice opportunities with your employer and agency tutor
  • Students have twelve months to complete the program
  • Students are able to combine work and school by studying at home and practicing their skills at work
  • Students interested in this program must consult their employer