Selkirk College

Home Support/Resident Care Attendant

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Program Information

School:Selkirk College
Faculty:Health and Human Services
Degree:Certificate; Online
Field of Study:Home Health Aide/Home Attendant
Description:This intense 24-week certificate program is designed to graduate Home Support Resident Care Attendants (Health Care Assistants) who can provide front-line health care to clients in selected community settings, home support agencies, and continuing care facilities (including extended care, intermediate care, adult day care and personal care).
URL:Home Support/Resident Care Attendant at Selkirk College
Length:24 Week(s)
Careers:Visiting Homemakers

Admission Requirements


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

  •  Grade11 English 

Admission to the Selkirk College Home Support/Resident Care Attendant (Health Care Assistant) program is open to individuals who have met the following requirements: English 11 (or equivalent) – “C+” or better; Science 10 (or equivalent) – “C+” or better; Mathematics 10 (or equivalent) – “C+” or better. Applicants who are upgrading in preparation for entry are strongly advised to complete ABE Intermediate Science, including the following five modules: Human Biology, The Cell, Nutrition, Disabilities, and Disease. Possess current certificates in CPR (Level C) and Standard First Aid. Up-to-date immunization. Criminal record search. All applicants must complete assessment tests in reading, writing, and math before registration.

* 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 July 16, 2009