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CAD 19098

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 155

Application Fee

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8 months

Duration

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6

IELTS

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71

TOEFL

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50%

Min GPA

Program Overview

NorQuest’s Health Care Aide program is among the largest in Canada and prepares you to be part of a health-care team in a variety of different settings, providing frontline care to clients in need of assistance.

Students are more likely to be successful in this program if they:

  • Are physically and emotionally able to manage workplace demands
  • Have access to a vehicle to travel to complete their practicum
  • Have access to a computer and basic computer skills
  • Applicants should review the job requirements listed below and assess your ability to fulfill the demands of the health care aide occupation.

As a health care aide, you must be able to:

  • Work day, evening, and night shifts any day of the week
  • Be on your feet for extended periods of time
  • Bend, squat and lift up to 40 pounds to move clients who have minimal body strength
  • Function effectively in stressful situations
  • Perform all skills independently

The Health Care Aide Workplace Education option is offered throughout Alberta in partnership with health-care employers. Consult your employer if you are interested in this program option.

Practicum/Work Experience: This program includes four practicums totalling 800 hours.

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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 42

Program Intensity Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake

Open

Jan 2025

Closed

Jan 2024, May 2024

General Admission Requirement

  • IELTS
    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0 - With No Band Less Than - 5.5
  • TOEFL
    • Minimum Overall Score - 71
  • DUOLINGO
    • Minimum Overall Score - 105.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s):
    • English Language Arts:
      • 60% in English Language Arts 20-2
      • 55% in English Language Arts 30-2

 

6 IELTS Score
71 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
105 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
50% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Average Tuition Fee Per Year

19098

Tuition Fee
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CAD 155

Application Fee
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11000 Per year

Average Cost of Living
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