Alberta  Health Care Aide HCA

Alberta Health Care Aide HCA

Alberta related information regarding the HCA industry, job sources & course locations

Health Care Aides (HCA) work within a variety of workplace setting, helping elderly, ill, disabled or mentally challenged patients within daily living activities. The average provincial wage for an HCA is $16.92 according to the government of Alberta .

Education & training has been standardized (to a point) by the Government of Alberta. A degree of leniency is given to course providers, as courses range from 15 to 32 weeks. In-field placement can be as little as 2 weeks and in some instances, employers can hire employees without their HCA and train them ‘on the job’.

Courses

Academy of Learning

(Calgary, Edmonton (downtown, south, west edmonton mall), Medicine Hat, Red Deer)

Bow Valley College – Calgary

Keyano College- Fort McMurray

Lethbridge College

Medicine Hat College

NorQuest College – Edmonton

Northern Lakes College

Multiple campus locations

Portage College

(Connyville, Cold Lake, Lac La Biche)

RDC (Red Deer College)

Employment Resources

Job Bank Alberta, Term ‘Health Care Aide’

Kijiji Alberta

Jobboom (all sun media papers)

http://www.oodle.com

(various newspapers online ads)

http://www.sajobline.com/

(various newspapers online ads)