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Continuing Care Assistant Courses l CCA Diploma

Take Continuing Care Assistant courses to begin your new career in health care!

Continuing Care Assistant coursesThe objective of the Continuing Care Assistant (CCA) program is to prepare students to deliver appropriate short and long-term care assistance and support services. Through the use of classroom, laboratory, and supervised field placements in a variety of care settings, the program helps to develop the skills necessary to deliver appropriate, timely, and respectful client-focused care. This program trains support workers for home care, long term care and hospitals. Take our Continuing Care Assistant courses and be job ready in just 10 months!

Growing needs

Continuing Care Assistant coursesThe Continuing Care sector is one of the fastest growing fields in health care. Our population is aging (Statistics Canada reports that our 65+ population grew 11% from 2006 to 2011, and will continue to grow), and Nova Scotia has more seniors per capita than the national average (16.6%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%). There continues to be a strong demand for nursing homes, although more care is being shifted to individuals in their homes. Employment opportunities include Home Support Workers, Personal Care Workers in long term care facilities and Care Team Assistants in hospitals.

Provincial Certification

The CCA program is a provincial standardized program required as an entry-to-practice standard for designated care settings under the jurisdiction of the Department of Health. Upon completion of the CCA program, you will write a provincial certification exam to receive the CCA designation.

Continuing Care Assistant courses

At Success College, we ensure that students learn in a stimulating environment. In addition to traditional classroom instruction, our students receive hands-on training using industry standard equipment and practical simulations. You will learn in an environment that simulates care in facilities and home, and get practical on-the-job experience.

Are you ready?

To learn more about your our Continuing Care Assistant training, and to explore if this is the right career path for you, fill out the form to receive additional information. A helpful Success College Admissions Representative will assist you with everything from course questions to financial aid and help you discover your perfect career path. Click here if you would like to book an appointment with an Admissions Representative.

Click here and you will be taken to a page where you can download our Continuing Care Assistant e-brochure and labour market information on Continuing Care Assistants.

For immediate assistance, give us a call at 1–844–352–0094.

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