Health Care Assistants or HCA are the frontline care providers in various institutional and community settings. They play an important and unique role within the health care system, supporting patients in a variety of facilities, including retirement homes, hospices, group homes, and long-term care facilities.

These Health Care Assistants provide professional care and supervision in protective and supportive health care environments for clients or residents who have complex health challenges.

Here at Gateway College, our mission is to provide potential and current health care professionals with quality education and training. Our programs are designed for students who want to be certified to work as Health Care Assistants. Students will gain skills and experience through these programs, first working in the classroom and lab and then through the practicum. Keep reading to know more.

Why study at Gateway College

The health care programs at Gateway College are designed to train learners to become Health Care Professionals with quality education gained through hands-on training. We make sure students are fully prepared and be eligible to work as health care assistants.

Students will be trained by experienced and knowledgeable instructors who provide personalized instruction and deliver the subject matter in a professional, thorough manner with accredited materials and procedures.

We also offer Online Health Care Assistant Programs. Our distance education offers the flexibility in achieving the educational goals to many learners who need to maintain their work to support their families.

Our health care programs have been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.

Program fees

At Gateway College, we are proud to offer high-quality programs at an excellent value. You can apply through our online registration portal, and we will contact you with a confirmation and send the fee structure based on your residence status. As our student, you also can avail of our program scholarships. Contact our admissions office at or (604) 738-0285 to know more about our health care programs.

We are a leading health care assistant training college in Vancouver, BC, helping aspiring health care professionals become valuable members of the healthcare team in private and public hospitals, long-term care, complex care, assisted living, independent living, specialized care, palliative care facilities as well as home support agencies.

We cater to students from across Vancouver, Surrey, Coquitlam, Richmond, Abbotsford, North Vancouver, Chilliwack, Burnaby, West Vancouver, New Westminster, Squamish, Langley, Nanaimo, Duncan, Ladysmith, Victoria, Kelowna, Prince George, British Columbia, and all over Canada.

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