HCA Access program is designed for the students who have prior education and/or relevant work experience in the field of health care and have been referred by the BC Care Aide Registry to complete an Access program to get the BC Care Aide Registration Number.
For Health Care Assistants, Care Aids, and Nursing Aids who want to come to Canada and to receive an HCA license in Canada.
Graduates of the program can work in the following facilities:
Earn up to $25.00* per hour as a Health Care Assistant
All wages taken from the Canada Job Bank
Prior to acceptance:
For Native English speakers
Evidence of one of the following:
For Non- Native English Speakers:
Notes for Admission:
The following are to be completed prior to the first practice education experience:
440 Hours / 16 weeks
|Course Number||Course Name||Contact Hours|
|HCA 100 A||Access Health and Healing: Concepts for practice||35|
|HCA 200 A||Access Health 1: Interpersonal communications||40|
|HCA 300 A||Access Health 2: Lifestyle and choices||15|
|HCA 400||Health Care Assistant: Introduction to practice||30|
|HCA 500 A||Access Healing 1 – Caring for Individuals experiencing Common health challenges||60|
|HCA 600 A||Access Healing 2 – Caring for individuals experiencing Cognitive or mental challenges||45|
|HCA 700 A||Access Healing 3 – Personal care and assistance||80|
|HCA 800 A||Access Practice experience in Multi-Level and/or Complex Care||105|
|HCA 900 A||Assisted Living/Preceptorship||30|
This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.
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