Health Care Aide Training

Earn Your Health Care Aide Diploma in Just 20 weeks!

Health Care Aides are an important part of the patient care team. Individuals in this role may be responsible for monitoring, reporting and documentation, transporting patients, maintaining patient’s rooms and general patient care. In a home or home care environment duties may include bathing, grooming, and preparing and serving meals. 

The Health Care Aide training teaches students the necessary knowledge and practical skills for employment as Health Care Aides in a facility, as well as home environments. Areas of study include anatomy, physiology, community care, human development, social and cultural issues, communication skills.

Certificates featured in this program: First Aid, CPR, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, P.I.E.C.E.S, Safe Resident Handling. Accredited by Canadian Support Workers Association

Program length: 5 months (30 hours/week) includes 8 week internship (37.5/week) 

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Choose from a Variety of Health Care Aide Career Options

The Health Care Aide program prepares graduates for employment at health care enterprises such as; hospitals or personal care home, or home care organizations.

Examples of job titles: Health Care Aide, Home Care.

Examples of employers: Misericordia Health Centre, Selkirk Mental Hospital, St.Amant Centre, 24/7 Quality Care, Deer Lodge Centre, Health Sciences Center, Victoria Hospital, Maples Personal Care Home.

Sample range of average starting salary: $24,960 – $37,440

*Statistics based on most recent available.

Register for Health Care Aide Courses in Winnipeg

  • Anatomy and Physiology and Health Care Practices Part I
  • Anatomy and Physiology and Health Care Practices Part II
  • Human and Social Issues Part I
  • Human and Social Issues Part II
  • Health Care in the Home
  • Clinical Practicum


Admissions Requirements 

• Minimum of a Canadian high school grade 12 or equivalent, or a mature student

• Pass an entrance test administrated by Herzing College

• Be interviewed in detail regarding interest in the field

• Students who have been educated outside of Canada are required to obtain a Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment or pass the Herzing College HCA Communications Assessment

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