Supportive care assistant Info session

Meet instructors and get your questions answered.

There’s an urgent need for more health-care workers. In the next 30 years, the number of Canadians over the age of 85 is expected to triple and the demand for health-care workers will increase.

The fully subsidized supportive care assistant training program, funded by Employment and Social Development Canada, was created to address the acute labour shortages in the long-term and home care sector.

Participants will complete six weeks of online training and a paid work placement. Graduates will be eligible to apply for a $5,000 stipend to take the next step and become a fully credentialed Health Care Assistant through further studies.

Do you want to learn in-demand skills, get practical work experience, and make a difference in your community?

Sign up for an info session below to learn about the supportive care assistant training program, admissions requirements, and the support services available.



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1155 East Broadway

Vancouver, B.C. V5T 4V5


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250 West Pender Street

Vancouver, B.C. V6B 1S9