Bridging Programs for Health Care Aides
NorQuest College (Edmonton) and Bow Valley College (Calgary) provide programs for Health Care Aides to build on their education and become Licensed Practical Nurses. Full-time, part-time and distance education programs are available.
NorQuest College’s Bridging Program
Practical Nurse Admission Requirements for Health Care Aide applicants
For questions or to enroll, contact NorQuest College at 780-644-6300 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bow Valley College’s Bridging Program
Bow Valley College gives Prior Learning (PLAR) Credits for three courses in the Practical Nursing Program for a Health Care Aide certificate. For questions or to enroll, contact Bow Valley College at (403) 410-1400 or by email at email@example.com.
Lethbridge College’s Health Care Aide Pathway
The Health Care Aide pathway is designed to recognize prior learning of individuals who have successfully completed a recognized Health Care Aide certificate program.
https://lethbridgecollege.ca/programs/practical-nursing , click on Admissions.