Thompson Rivers University
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Health Care Assistant


Learn to provide hands-on care to older adults using a person-centred approach and to practice ethically in a responsible and accountable manner using caring and respectful communication. You will think critically and creatively to meet the needs of people you care for and to work effectively as a team member.


There is an ever increasing need for health care assistants to help older adults in residential care facilities, assisted living facilities and in clients' private homes.

Admission Requirements

Limited admission

  • BC Grade 11 (Grade 12 preferred) or mature student status.
  • BC English 11 — B minimum or equivalent.
  • English competency requirement for non-native English speakers.

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Phone: 250-828-5036