Calgary Health Care Aide Program in Calgary

Health Care Aide Assisting Elderly
If you are the type of person who would much rather work directly with people than alone in an office, becoming a Calgary Health Care Aide may be the right choice for you! With our Health Care Aide program in Calgary, you can become fully qualified to work in a hospital, nursing home, group home, care facility in just 21 weeks.

A Health Care Aide is an all-encompassing assistant for patients and other care workers. You may have heard of other titles, such as Personal Care Assistant, Nursing Assistant or Home Health Aide—all of which fall under the umbrella of “Health Care Aide.”

As a Health Care Aide, you will make a difference in patients’ lives as you get to know them personally and help them with their needs.

Earn All the Qualifications You Need—Plus Extras
ABES works directly with local employers to better understand all of their requirements for employees. Through our program, you will earn The Government of Alberta Health Care Aide Certificate to qualify as a Calgary Health Care Aide. You will also earn training and certificates for:

  • Health Care Aide Certification – Government of Alberta
  • First Aid Certificate for Health Care professionals
  • CPR Certificate for Health Care Professionals
  • Defibrillator Certification for Health Care Professionals
  • Supportive Pathways Certificate (Carewest)
  • Diabetes Certification
  • Foot Care Certification
  • Medication Administration Certificate
  • WHMIS Certificate
  • Alberta Health Services FoodSafe Certificate
  • Hospice and Palliative Care Certificate
  • Money Management Certificate
  • Alzheimer’s Society Best Friends Certificate

These comprehensive certifications will ensure that you have the qualifications you need to work at any location you prefer. We also offer additional certifications to meet employers’ specific requirements.

Find Employment Right after You Graduate
ABES is the best place to take Health Care Aide training in Calgary. We use both classroom instruction and hands-on clinical training to give our graduates the confidence and experience they need to enter the workforce. By the time you graduate you will have completed at least 3 clinical rotations arranged throughout the program.

Our program also offers a bridge to an LPN training program if you would like to continue your education by entering the best nursing program in Calgary.

Get Started Today
We are excited to get you started on the road to a great job as a Health Care Aide in Calgary. ABES wants to give all Calgary, Edmonton and Lethbridge students a chance to advance their career with our Calgary Health Care Aide course. Contact us today for more information.