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Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Costs

All costs are approximate and subject to change. These costs do not include tuition.

Costs Prior to Program

$28.12 - Applying to HCA program (students new to TRU only)
$35 - Assessment test (if required)
$189 (+ $40 for course materials) - Standard First Aid with CPR (C) Certificate
$115 (approximate) - Food Safe
$50 - $60 - Immunizations, completed by a Health Care Provider using the TRU School of Nursing Immunization Record form
$30 Criminal record check - one or two month prior to entering program
$20 (approximate) FIT testing for respiratory masks

Supplies

Items are to be purchased at the TRU Bookstore

$110 - Mosby’s Canadian Textbook for the Support Worker (textbook)
$121.25 - Looking Out Looking In (textbook)
$54.50 - Fast Facts for Dementia Care (textbook)
$77.75 - Integrating a Palliative Approach (textbook)
$33.25 - Integrating a Palliative Approach (workbook)
Course Manuals - HCA HEAL 1000, 1010, 1050, 1100, 1150, 1200, 1250/1300, 1350 + an HCA handbook = 9 manuals will be available online
$40 Navy blue scrubs (pants and top)
$45 - School supplies - binders, paper, pens, ruler, hi-liter, 3-4 duo-tangs, disposable gloves, hand sanitizer
$25 - Book bag, knap sack - something to carry manuals/books
$80 - Closed-toed walking shoes for practicum

Costs During Program

$150 - Approx. transportation costs to and from facilities and home support
$200 (Approx.) - Parking
Free - Hep B and Flu shots free to all HCA students