This 24 week program is designed to prepare the graduate to function, under supervision, as a Health Care Assistant. Learned skills will be applied in the community utilizing care facilities, assisted living facilities and private homes. The focus will be on training the health care worker to assist the people of all ages in meeting his/her basic physical, emotional, environmental and social needs. Students learn to provide practical assistance to help maintain the client’s maximum independence within the limits of his/her ability.
Grade 12 students in SD 27 Cariboo Chilcotin can apply to be accepted to “dual credit” program opportunity. Applications will be received by the district coordinator following a mandatory program meeting between parent/student and the district coordinator. Students should be highly motivated with strong academic skills to participate in this post secondary training program. Contact your school’s Career Centre for more information.