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PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

STARTLOCATIONDELIVERYSTATUS
MayEdmontonIn person
MonWorkplaceCustom
Open
Limited
Waitlist
Full
Upcoming
 
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QUICK FACTS

Program length  

2 terms

Credential

Certificate

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TUITION & FEES


Canadian
Total: $6,347.00

International
Total: $16,607.00

 
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ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

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

StartLocationDelivery
MayEdmonton
In personDaytime
MonthlyWorkplace
CustomAnytime
Open
Limited
Waitlist
Full
Upcoming
 
Program Status Definitions
Open: Program is currently accepting applications.
Limited: Program is accepting applications and reserving seats for select student populations. Applications will be considered for a waitlist.
Waitlist: Program is currently at capacity and accepting applications for a waitlist. If you are on the waitlist, seats often become available one week prior to the start of the term and during the first week of classes, and can be filled by students who are able to attend on short notice. Check your MyMail regularly so you don’t miss an opportunity.
Full: Program is at capacity, and is no longer accepting applications.
Upcoming: Program is not yet accepting applications.

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