Overview
Health Care Assistant

Overview

Langara College is currently working with the Ministry of Advanced Education and the Ministry of Health in delivering the Health Care Assistant Program to students interested in becoming Health Care Assistants. For further inquiries about this program and the process for admission please email: nurs_hcas@langara.ca.

The Health Care Assistant certificate program offers theory courses and practicum placements that equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to provide safe and compassionate care to clients.

Explore new opportunities and broaden your knowledge in the health care field while you apply your skills in patient-centred care environments. Gain experience by promoting the physical, emotional, and mental well-being of clients.

Students in this program will develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to function effectively as front-line caregivers and respected members of the health care team. Upon completion of the program, graduates are prepared to work in a variety of settings including home support, assisted living, residential/complex care, special care units, other home and community care settings, and some acute care settings.

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