Capilano University

Health Care Assistant

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Program Information

School:Capilano University
Faculty:Faculty of Education, Health and Human Development, School of Allied Health
Field of Study:Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant
Description:The Health Care Assistant (HCA) program combines theory courses, lab skills and clinical practicums in real-world health care settings.

Students learn to provide personal care to clients and residents in complex care, specialized dementia care, selected acute care settings and in the community.

The HCA certificate is an 8-month full-time program offered in an accelerated program that students can complete in 7 months of study.

Classes are taught by experienced health professionals who share their stories about clinical practice.
URL:Health Care Assistant at Capilano University
Length:8 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $20,208

Cost includes fees.
Careers:Nurses Aides and OrderliesVisiting Homemakers

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    • High school graduation or
    • Be a minimum of 18 years of age with a minimum of Grade 10 English

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on September 10, 2021