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Tag: HCA

Canada’s population is aging and Health Care Assistants are in demand!

We’ve been hearing it for a long time: Canada’s population is aging. According to Stats Canada, Baby boomers (those born … Read More

Posted June 6, 2017, by Sprott Shaw College. Tags: ,


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Health Care Assistant program given recognition status by the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry

The BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry reviews and recognizes Health Care Assistant (HCA) programs in BC to … Read More

Posted November 14, 2016, by Sprott Shaw College. Tags: ,


Thank you Sprott Shaw, I started out as a scared, timid person and I have graduated with so much pride, confidence and a fulfillment that I could never truly express.

When I first decided to make an important change in my life and go back to school, I was unsure … Read More

Posted May 17, 2016, by Sprott Shaw College. Tags: , ,


Thank you Sprott Shaw for believing in me and pushing me to finish this chapter in my life so I can write my own ending.

I was really undecided with what I wanted to but I knew I wanted to help people. I met with … Read More

Posted March 18, 2016, by Sprott Shaw College. Tags: , ,


What’s the Difference Between a Practical Nurse and a Health Care Assistant?

Practical nursing gives you the necessary education to become a licenced nurse. Following the guidelines laid out in British Columbia’s … Read More

Posted March 10, 2015, by Sprott Shaw College. Tags: ,


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Follow Your Passion and Develop a Meaningful Career

Amanda B. was inspired to pursue a career in health care after her grandfather was diagnosed with cancer. During his … Read More

Posted January 23, 2015, by Sprott Shaw College. Tags: ,


Wow my dream job in only three days

As I sit here in between clients I think back over the last year and I cannot believe where I … Read More

Posted July 25, 2014, by Sprott Shaw College. Tags: , ,


Sprott Shaw helped me to achieve my goals to become an HCA.

Their courses that they offered are more competitive in the job market, and being in class I found that Sprott … Read More

Posted June 16, 2014, by Sprott Shaw College. Tags: ,


I am GRATEFUL to Sprott Shaw

At the age of 44 I decided to go back to school. I had been in retail on and off … Read More

Posted May 30, 2014, by Sprott Shaw College. Tags: , ,


I feel empowered, confident, and part of something worthwhile and important.

Taking a program in Health Care at Sprott Shaw College not only enabled me to secure a great job after … Read More

Posted November 21, 2013, by Sprott Shaw College. Tags: ,