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Health Care Aide Government of Alberta Provincial Curriculum

ABES (Alberta Business and Educational Services) - Calgary

ABES (Alberta Business and Educational Services) - Calgary

www.abes.ca
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#10, 221 - 18th Street SE
Calgary, Alberta, T2E 6J5, Canada

  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less 515 Hours (21 Weeks)
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements
Standard Admission Students must meet all the following criteria: 1. Successful interview with school administration. 2. Good English skills with a minimum of Benchmark 5.5 in both verbal and written English. 3. Thirty-three credits towards an Alberta High School diploma, verified by transcript, with 50% or better in a Grade 10 English and a Grade 10 Mathematics, or non-Alberta equivalent. 4. Submission of a medical certificate stating the applicant is in good health and able to work as a Care Aide. 5. Submission of a clear criminal record check. Mature Admission Students must meet all the following criteria: 1. Out of High School for two (2) years. 2. Successful interview with school administration. 3. Good English skills, with a minimum of Benchmark 5.5 in both verbal and written English. 4. Successful result on an aptitude test, administered by the school. (Aptitude test results placing the applicant at a Grade 10 English level are required). 5. Submission of a medical certificate that the applicant is in good health and able to work as a Care Aide. 6. Submission of a clear criminal records check. In addition, students will be required to submit up-to-date immunization prior to commencing the practicum/clinical component of the program.

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta for the funding year 2017/08/01 to 2018/07/31*.

  • Tuition $8,700.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $100.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Elegibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated September 14, 2016. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

Educational program information is provided as an introduction and for general reference. For current information about programs and school requirements or policies, check the school calendar, visit their website or contact the school directly.

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