Live in Caregiver

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Program Overview

The Caregiver program is a full time, 6-month, training program that prepares students to provide care across a variety of settings, including group homes and day service programs. The caregiver will be able to gain essential skills, including knowledge of Canadian Culture, interpersonal communication and organization skills.

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Contact our admissions team today or request information on upcoming program start dates.

The Live in Caregiver program is perfect for individuals who want to learn the important skills of working as a Canadian nanny for young children. Flexible tuition payment schedule.

Job Opportunities

  • Private Home Nanny
  • In Home Caregiver


Earn up to $24/hour

Program Admission Requirements

Mature Student (Mature Student means a person who is 19 years of age or above); English Assessment Test and Interview to be conducted by College Representatives

Program Duration

24 weeks

Course Outline

Course Number Course Name Hours
CG 101 Child Growth and Development 80
CG 102 Guiding children’s behaviour 80
CG 103 Essential Practitioner’s Skills for Nannies and Live in Caregivers 60
CG 104 Interpersonal Communication 60
CG 105 Introduction to Canadian Culture 60
CG 106 Career Planning and Management 60
CG 107 Health, Nutrition and Safety (WHMIS/Food Safe/ First Aid) 80
  Total 480

Fee Structure

1 Registration Fee $ 250.00 Domestic Students
2 Tuition Fee $ 4000.00
Total $ 4250.00
1 Registration Fee $ 250 International Students
2 Tuition Fee $ 7000.00
Total $ 7250.00

This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.

Financial Assistance

Western Community College offers a variety of financial aid opportunities to ease students’ stress and allow them to focus on their studies. If you need extra support, we have flexible funding to accommodate all our students, no matter their financial situation.

  • BC Student Loan
  • In-house Financing
  • Student Line of Credit
  • Scholarships

Our dedicated Financial Aid Officers will help you every step of the way.

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Why Study at Western Community College

  • Installment-based, low tuition fee.
  • 100% Practicum Placement
  • Weekday, weekend, and evening classes optionally available
  • Part-time or full-time class schedule
  • Free CLB preparation classes * Conditions Apply
  • Graduate employment rate: 97%

Admissions Contact Information

Mon – Sunday 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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