Graduates of the Continuing Care Assistant program provide care services to people in need support in their daily activities, enrich their quality of life for people of all ages, but often elderly clients.
Caregivers are members of a collaborative care team and contribute to the provision of high-quality, safe, compassionate, and efficient care to meet the needs of clients and families. Caregiving is a client-focused job, where you work directly with clients in long-term care, providing home care, in hospitals or with assisted living.
CCA program is designed to provide graduates with the necessary knowledge, skills, and attitudes to deliver appropriate, timely, and respectful person-focused care to individuals. Our program offers a unique, blended approach to training that combines technical, employability, and other essential skills.
Placements may occur in a variety of employment settings, including:
Home Care, Nursing Homes/Homes for the Aged, Acute Care Facilities, and other approved care settings that employ CCAs
January, April, June, August, September and November
All students in the CCA Program must be at least 21 years old to register.
WAEC/NECO certificte, GED certificate, or Adult Learner Status. No IELT or PTE required.
Living and working in Canada
As a CCA student, you are eligible to work for up to 20 hours per week while studying full time.
Graduates from a CCA program offered at Oxford International College Halifax are eligible to apply for a work permit as a CCA through the Nova Scotia Nominee Program, International Graduates in Demand Stream. (Graduates from Private Colleges are not eligible to apply for PGWP program)
Costs to join the program
Program Fees: (CAD) $20,000
Application Fee: (CAD) $1,000
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