Health Care Assistant 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.
- September 2019
- February 2020
Contact information to assist you
|TRU Academic Advising||250-392-8000|
|TRU Financial Aid & Awards||250-828-5024|
|TRU Campus Cashier||250-392-8030|
Websites that may assist you
- BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry
- BC Transfer Guide
- TRU School of Nursing
- Health Sciences Placement Network
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.