Both the Health Care Assistant (full or part time) and Health Care Assistant - ESL (full time) programs are designed to provide students with opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to function effectively as front-line care-givers and respected members of the healthcare team. Under the direction and supervision of a health professional, graduates provide person-centred care aimed at promoting and maintaining the physical, emotional, cognitive, and social well-being of clients.
Upon completion of the program, graduates are prepared to work in any level of continuing care, including: home support, assisted living, residential/complex care, special care units, other home and community care settings, and acute care.
VCC is home to a $55-million state-of-the-art health sciences building located at the Broadway campus. Built in 2009, its classrooms, high-tech training labs, and simulated hospital wards give students realistic, hands-on experience.
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1155 East Broadway
Vancouver, B.C. V5T 4V5
250 West Pender Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6B 1S9