Health Care Assistant Program

TRU Health Care Assistance Program

The TRU Health Care Assistant certificate program is designed to develop student knowledge, skills and values necessary to be employed as a caregiver in a variety of settings including residential care facilities, home support agencies and assisted living facilities. Upon graduation, students will be ready to assist patients in meeting their needs.

This limited-seat program is 27 weeks or 745 hours in length. Approximately four months are theory and three months are in a practice setting preparing while functioning under superivsion to become a health care assistant. Graduates receive a Health Care Assistant Certificate.

Upcoming Intakes

  • February 2022
  • February 2023
  • Please email to add your name to an interest list

Contact information to assist you

Admissions Office


TRU Academic Advising 250-392-8000
TRU Financial Aid & Awards 250-828-5024
TRU Campus Cashier 250-392-8030


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Applicants are responsible for ensuring all required documents have been submitted to TRU if requested from other post-secondary institutions and/or agencies by the dates specified. Official transcripts must be issued within two years of application and must be received in sealed envelopes from the issuing institution.

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