PROGRAM AT A GLANCE
2 or 3 terms
TUITION & FEES
- Language Arts – this requirement can be met with any of the following, or an equivalent course:
- 60% in English Language Arts 20-2 or equivalent
Health Care Aide workplace education delivery applicants only:
- all program admission requirements listed
- must be currently employed as a front-line caregiver in a participating agency
Program Status Definitions
|Open:||Program is currently accepting applications.|
|Limited:||Program is nearing capacity, or seats are currently being reserved only for select populations. 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.|
Online, Evening, and Wetaskiwin Classes
Students who choose to take a majority of lecture classes online, in evenings, or at Wetaskiwin campus will usually require at least three terms to complete the program.
- For online students: labs will be scheduled at the Edmonton main campus.
- For Edmonton and Wetaskiwin campus students: labs will be scheduled at your chosen campus.
Clinical PlacementsYou may need access to a vehicle and/or be required to travel in order to complete your clinical practice courses in a variety of settings (within 100 km of Edmonton).
- Instructor-led clinical placements (HLTH 1550 and HLTH 2550): For online and Edmonton campus students, placements will occur in Edmonton or surrounding communities. Wetaskiwin campus students will be placed in Wetaskiwin or surrounding communities.
- Your mentored clinical placement (HLTH 2551) may be arranged in or close to your community. You will follow your mentor’s schedule, which may include day, or evening, and may include weekends and holidays.
Note: The in-person delivery of this program meets the eligibility criteria for the Post-Graduation Work Permit Program for international students.