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For those with a desire to help others and make the world a better place, Sprott Shaw gives you the skills to actually do it. We are one of the largest Practical Nursing trainers in British Columbia. The Health Care Assistant program is one of our most popular and fastest growing programs. Our CSW - Assisted Living program allows you to work with the quickly growing elderly population in BC. Our programs put you on a path to making a difference in our world and the lives of others.

HEALTHCARE PROGRAMS

Health Care Assistant Program
29 Weeks
Our Health Care Assistant (HCA) program is for students with strong wills and warm hearts. HCA's, also known as Resident Care Attendants (RCA) or Care Aides, help individuals and families deal with common health challenges such as aging and mental health.
Health Unit Clerk Support Specialist Program
12 Weeks
The health care industry employs more than just nurses and doctors; unit clerks are needed at hospitals, clinics, and even insurance companies.
Medical Office Assistant Program
33 Weeks
Medical and dental office clerks and transcriptionists are always in high demand. In addition to basic administrative and bookkeeping skills, you will also learn standard medical terminology.
Practical Nursing Program
75 Weeks
If you want to take care of others without putting your family or career on hold, enroll in the Practical Nursing program today! PNs provide valuable nursing services while assisting doctors and registered nurses, enjoying greater flexibility in when and where they work.
Practical Nursing Access Program
59 Weeks
This program will prepare you to provide nursing care in partnership with other health care professionals. Graduates will be able to care for selected clients chosen on the basis of acuity and complexity in a variety of settings.
Pharmacy Assistant Program
33 Weeks
Alchemy makes for a good career in any day and age: as a Pharmacy Assistant, you will help licensed pharmacists prepare and provide medication and other essential health products.

SUPPORT PROGRAMS

Community Support Worker - Assisted Living Program
49 Weeks
Assisted Living Workers work with social workers and health care professionals to provide care and assistance to the elderly and disabled in group homes, correctional facilities, shelters, and government agencies.
Community Support Worker - Social Services Program
49 Weeks
As a Social Services Worker, you will be able to provide rehabilitation, support, and other forms of assistance to children, youth, and families while supporting social workers and health care professionals.
Live-in Caregiver Program
37 Weeks
Live-in Caregivers provide care and assistance to others in the most direct way possible. By helping patients with daily tasks and exercise, and keeping their living space – often their own homes – clean and safe, you could be the most significant contributing factor in their recovery.

ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS

Administrative Assistant & Medical Office Assistant Accelerated
Business Administration & Health Care Assistant
Business Administration & Pharmacy Assistant Accelerated
Human Anatomy & Physiology (Medical Terminology)
Medication Administration Assistance
Medical Office Assistant with Practicum
Pharmacy Assistant with Practicum

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Practical Nurse
Certified Nursing Assistant
Mental Health Assistant
Palliative Care Worker
Community Based Support Worker
Group Home Worker
Life Skills Coach
Care Aide
Home Support Worker
Long Term Care Aide
Child and Youth Care Worker
Clinical Pharmacy Assistant
Health Care Consultant
Long Term Care Aide
Care Aide
Home Support Worker
Live-in Caregiver
Resident Care Assistant

COMPANIES HIRING GRADS

Bayshore Home Support
Chemainus Hospital
Dufferin Care Centre
Children's Hospital
CV Community Home Support
Kamloops Seniors Village
Cotton Woods Extened Care
Kelowna General Hospital
Maple Ridge Seniors Village
Nanaimo General Hospital
Kiwanis Care Centre
Mariposa Gardens
Haven Hill Retirement Centre
Northern Health
Greater Vancouver Community Services
Fraser Health Authority
Vancouver Island Health Authority
Arrow Lakes Hospital