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 or Nursing Attendant may be the right choice for you! With our Health Care Aide training in Calgary, you can become fully qualified to work in a hospital, nursing home, group home, care facility in just 21 weeks, with the health of Calgary's most specialized post-secondary school: Alberta Business & Educational Services (ABES).
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, Senior 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.
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Earn All the Health Care Aide Qualifications You Need—and More
ABES works directly with local employers to gain a complete understanding of what they look for in a candidate in a personal care attendant in Calgary. We then include specialized training in our courses to equip you with all the tools you need to succeed. Through our program, you will earn the Government of Alberta Health Care Aide Certificate to qualify as a Calgary Health Care Aide worker.
You will also earn additional training and certificates for:
First Aid Certificate for Health Care professionals
CPR Certificate for Health Care Professionals
Defibrillator Certification for Health Care Professionals
Supportive Pathways Certificate (Carewest)
Foot Care Certification
Medication Administration Certificate
Alberta Health Services FoodSafe Certificate
Hospice and Palliative Care Certificate
Money Management Certificate
Alzheimer’s Society Best Friends Certificate
These comprehensive certifications, as well as our senior care course in Calgary, will ensure that you earn all the necessary qualifications you need to work at any location choose. Our track record speaks for itself!
Find Employment as a Health Care Aide or Nursing Attendant Right after You Graduate
In terms of quality training, comprehensive education, and practical skills, ABES offers the best Health Care Aide training in Calgary. We use an effective combination of 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.
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