CNC’s program gives you the skills to care for disabled individuals living in long-term care facilities or private homes.
To help clients meet their needs in all dimensions of health in their home or in a facility, the program prepares you to help with assessments, communication, and activities of daily living (such as nutrition and personal hygiene).
Graduates can potentially complete clinical rotations and find employment at such diverse institutions as:
Graduates of our program are eligible for a registration with the BC Care Aide Registry once they have received a certificate, which makes them eligible to work anywhere in BC.
CNC programs have varying lengths and start dates to meet your needs, and are offered across multiple campuses where possible. Don’t see the campus you’re looking for? Check back with us soon as this page is updated throughout the school year.
Our Quesnel campus is currently gathering interest for an offering of this program. Call 250 991 7500 to be added to the list for updates.
Need help meeting these requirements? Check out our Academic Upgrading options.
Prior to the first clinical component of the program, you must have:
Note: The costs of CPR Level C, Standard First Aid, Food Safe Level 1, immunizations and Criminal Record Check are the responsibility of the student.
If there’s room in the program, you’ll be accepted once you’ve met all admission requirements. This is called “first qualified, first accepted.” If you qualify after the program is full, you’ll be put on a wait list.
These costs are an estimate and do not include books. Costs may change without notice. Student fees vary by campus.
Books for this program can be purchased from the bookstore.
We're here to help. You can apply for scholarships and bursaries through CNC. We can also help you find loans and other funding. Visit Financial aid to find out how.
Looking for a job? Check the student employment opportunities or trades training job board.
The estimated cost for this program is $11,542.
This cost is an estimate and subject to change. This does not include registration fees, text books, medical insurance or living expenses.