Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

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Academic Admission Requirements

  1. Grade 11 minimum (or equivalent)
  2. English 11 73% (B)
  3. English Language Competency for non-native English speakers as per the BC Health Care Assistant Programs - Minimum English Language Competency Requirements

Health Care Assistant admission information package

Other Recommendations

  • Volunteering or experience working with the elderly is highly recommended

How to Apply

  1. Submit your application via email to wlmain@tru.ca or use the paper application form
  2. Pay the application fee Please call or visit the campus to pay your application fee. Your application is not processed until the application fee is received
  3. Sumit official high school transcripts
  4. Provide official transcripts for any post-secondary institutions previously or currently attended

Limited Admission

The HCA program is a limited admission program. In this program, admission decisions are made on a first-applied, first admitted basis, using the date by which applicants have met all the admission requirements. There are a limited number of seats available in the program and the admission process may include an admission interview, questionnaires, pre-testing, orientations and letters of reference.

Next Steps 

  • You will be contacted within 2 - 3 weeks to confirm we have received your application
  • Once Admissions has reviewed your application and applicable supporting documents, they will notify you about the admission decision
  • Students who are admitted will be required to pay a commitment fee of $500 prior to registration in courses