GET THE SKILLS TO BE A Health Care Assistant PROFESSIONAL
Health Care AssistantsIf you enjoy being a caregiver and helping people live their best physical, emotional, and psychological lives, CDI College’s Health Care Assistant diploma program is for you.
Hands-on Health Care Assistant TrainingTo work as an HCA, you also need to hold occupational health and safety certifications. In the Health Care Assistant courses, you’ll complete Standard First Aid with CPR-C and AED, WHMIS, and FOODSAFE Level 1.
You’ll also get to test your new skills in two work experience placements – one in assisted living, home support, or a group home, and the other in a complex or multi-level care environment.
The Health Care Assistant program delivered by CDI College is recognized by the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry, and program graduates are eligible for registration with the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry.
Fill out the form to your right to start your career as a Health Care Assistant!
- Home Health Care Worker
- Residential Care Attendant
- Health Care Assistant
- Nursing Aide
Industry Salary Information
- Low Wage ($/hr): $16.40
- Average Wage ($/hr): $21.00
- High Wage ($/hr): $26.70
- Average Salary: $43,680
* Information Source: www.jobbank.gc.ca/trend-analysis. Salary data provided is an estimate, and is intended for reference purposes only.
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Finding yourself in a position where College is unaffordable is more common than most of us realize. Fortunately, Canada’s provincial and federal governments are very focused on making education accessible to virtually everyone; even students that are new to Canada. Regardless of your situation: didn’t finish high school, are having (or had) financial difficulties, or you are a new arrival to Canada, we will find financial solution best for you!
Our Financial Aid Expert will provide you with best options to make education investment in yourself, both realistic and affordable. Let us help you find option that suits you best. Fill out the form NOW!
- Government Student Loans
Currently, British Columbia has a government-sponsored plan that provides loan assistance to qualified full-time students. The type and amount of assistance usually varies depending on your individual circumstances.
When you meet with our Student Financial Planning Expert at the campus, we will go over all the financial options available to you to make this amazing investment in yourself both affordable and realistic.
- RRBC Royal Credit Line for Students ©
The Royal Credit Line for Students lets you focus on what's important: your studies. Available to full-time and part-time students who need to finance their studies, it allows you to take charge of your financial needs in a way that fits your lifestyle.
The Royal Credit Line for Students is different from a traditional loan in that it lets you borrow funds as you need them, and pay the interest on only the amount you use, without ever having to reapply. You get all the convenience and benefits with no annual fee.
As a student, you may qualify for one of RBC`s best rates - Prime + 1%, which applies when you are at school and for a 12 month grace period after graduation.
Further information about financial assistance is available from the Financial Advisor at your nearest campus.
- Other Financial Assistance
There may be other forms of financial aid available to you. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for specific government grants and bursaries. Additionally, you may be eligible to receive funding through a government-sponsored agency such as HRSDC or WorkSafe.
If you have questions about funding your education, each CDI College campus has a Financial Advisor who can provide information about the various options available to you. Additionally, your Financial Advisor will also assist you with completing your application for whichever funding option you choose.
Obtaining financial aid will enable you to concentrate on your CDI College training so you can embark on a rewarding career in your field.
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