Nurses Aides and Orderlies

(NOC 3413)
+19.13%
 

Requirement

In general, you usually need some high school education and on-the-job training.

You may also need a college or private institutional program, such as nursing aide, which includes supervised practical training.

Some health care facilities may also require you to complete specialized courses such as cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), first aid, and food handling/sterile processing.

Most recent entrants have a trade/vocational certificate or community college diploma, and almost 1 in 10 has an undergraduate university degree.

Degrees Associated with This Career

High School Diploma
Certificate
Diploma

Useful Experience/Skills

Multidisciplinary teamwork
Interpersonal communication skills
Customer relations

Useful Secondary School Subjects

English
Health
Biology

Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University)
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Health Studies Certificate; Online
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Practical Nursing Diploma
Pre-Health Sciences Pathways to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees Certificate; Advanced
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Conestoga College
Kitchener, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Practical Nursing Diploma
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University of the Fraser Valley
Abbotsford, British Columbia, CA

Related Program(s):
Practical Nursing Diploma
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Cambrian College
Sudbury, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Practical Nursing Diploma
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Modified on April 07, 2022