Learning Opportunities

Health Care Aide

Contact

Phone:
780-644-6370

Email:
info@norquest.ca

NorQuest College’s Health Care Aide program is among the largest in Canada and prepares you to be a part of a health-care team in a variety of different settings, providing a high level of frontline care to clients in need of assistance. NorQuest College is licensed to deliver the Health Care Aide Government of Alberta Provincial Curriculum.

Student Success
Students are more likely to be successful in this program if they:
are physically and emotionally able to manage workplace demands
have access to a vehicle to travel to complete their practicum
have access to a computer and basic computer skills
Applicants should review the job requirements listed below and assess your ability to fulfill the demands of the health care aide occupation.
As a health care aide, you must be able to:
work day, evening, and night shifts any day of the week
be on your feet for extended periods of time
bend, squat and lift up to 40 pounds to move clients who have minimal body strength
function effectively in stressful situations
perform all skills independently
This program is available at all regional campuses in an online delivery format.
Additional workplace deliveries are available. The Health Care Aide Workplace Education option is offered throughout Alberta in partnership with health-care employers. Consult your employer if you are interested in this program option.

Offered by:

  • NorQuest College

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Formal Outcomes

  • Health Care Aide Certificate

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