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Become a Continuing Care Assistant

Continuing Care Assistants are in demand now more than ever before.   Gain the knowledge and skills you need to become one at Carlton Trail College.  Programs start this fall in Humboldt and Wynyard.  Both programs combine online and in-person learning to help you develop into a caring and competent Continuing Care Assistant. 

Continuing Care Assistant (CCA) Certificate

Sask Polytech Certificate

The Continuing Care Assistant (CCA) Sask Polytech Certificate program gives you the knowledge and skills you need to care for others. Receive training in gerontology, dementia management, promoting independence, working with people with different levels of physical and cognitive ability, administering personal care, medication monitoring, and more. Standard First Aid, CPR Heart Saver ‘C’ AED or equivalents and WHMIS are provided as part of this program. A clinical work experience is also included.

There are many employment opportunities available for Continuing Care Assistants in home-care settings, long-term care facilities, private-care homes, acute-care facilities and other healthcare settings.

This program is approximately 32 weeks long and combines online and in-person learning to help you develop into a caring and competent Continuing Care Assistant.

Prerequisites:

Grade 12 & or successful completion of fifteen (15) post-secondary credits from a recognized institution & English Language Requirement. Applicants should have personal and physical suitability. Accepted applicants may be required to undergo an interview and will be required to provide evidence of a Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector Search and current immunization records.

The Continuing Care Assistant Certificate Program starts September 2020 in Humboldt and in Wynyard.  

 
 
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