Health Care Assistant Certificate Program Requirements

  • Intakes: Campus Terms Full/Part Time
      North Vancouver Spring Full-Time
      Sunshine Coast Fall Full-Time

    Graduation requirement: Students must obtain at least a B- grade in each theory course (HCA 100, 101, 102, 103, 104 and 105) and a credit in HCA 106, 110 and 112.

    Required Courses   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 30.00
    Total Program Credits 30.00
    Required: 30.00
    HCA 100 Lifestyle and Choices 1.50  
    HCA 101 Health and Healing: Concepts for Practice 3.00  
    HCA 102 Interpersonal Communications 3.00  
    HCA 103 Caring for Individuals: Common Health Challenges 4.50  
    HCA 104 Health Care Assistant: Introduction to Practice 1.50  
    HCA 105 Caring for Individuals:Cognitive or Mental Health Challenges 3.00  
    HCA 106 Personal Care Nursing Skills 3.00  
    HCA 110 Practice Experience in Multi-level and/or Complex Care 9.00  
    HCA 112 Practice Experience in Home Support and/or Assisted Living 1.50  

    For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University Calendar.