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Good news for those who are planning to do Healthcare Care Assistance (HCA) courses!

Healthcare Care Assistance

It’s is an eye witnessing phenomenon and a known fact that the healthcare industry is in its boom! There are vast Health Care Assistance (HCA) courses in Canada for international students. Various colleges throughout the country, housed in all the provinces provide Health Care Assistance and Nursing courses which would pave the way for creating more licensed and qualified nursing professionals in demand.


 Health Care Assistance

Health Care Assistance (HCA) is a service for the fellowship and human community which focuses to provide health care assistance for those who are in need and for those who are dependent to others to able their disabilities. It deals with training in medical terminology, acquiring relevant skills and knowledge, and to study the gimmicks in taking care of new-borns, mothers, old aged, family, disabled persons and patients with the profound illness.

By choosing HCA, the students will be able to learn the practicum in fully equipped labs with articulated mannequins, medical gear & fixtures and other prototypes. Students interact with patients and they get to work at multi-speciality hospitals during the course. This program involves training the students to provide the following applications,


Applications of HCA

  • Extended care
  • Intermediate care
  • Medical assistance
  • Assisted living
  • Home support
  • Rehabilitation facilities
  • Group homes

This is a full-time course and the duration of this course is about 34 weeks (8.5 Months). The students, after getting registered as HCA, are supervised and guided by registered nurses or licensed practical nurses.

The candidate applying for HCA courses in Canada should be 19 years or older and should have a grade 12 or equivalent graduation. It’s not mandatory for the Candidate to have a medical background to opt for this course.

An added advantage is that this is not just limited to candidates without an education gap,  people with education gap, those who did GNM (General Nursing and Midwifery) and those who have a B.Sc. Nursing can also opt for this course.

This acts as a capstone course for the candidates having medical background whereas, a pathway course which is used to further the educational qualification or work in the field of nursing and health care assistance, for those who don’t have any medical background.



  • More job opportunities in the field of nursing and health care
  • The candidate becomes a registered nurse
  • Enhancement of leadership skills
  • High possibilities of getting jobs
  • Healthy work environment
  • Job security
  • A good scale of pay
  • A job of health restoration and self-satisfaction
  • Easy to obtain PR in Canada

The below flow chart explains the Pathways to get PR by studying HCA

The Candidate can become a registered Health Care Assistant by undergoing HCA course and assessments. Once he/she is registered as HCA and worked there in Canada for 2 years, then the candidate becomes eligible for applying a Canada PR and he/she can obtain a Canadian Permanent Residency accordingly. There are more liberalisations in PR policies provided by the Canadian government for a person in the field of nursing and health care.

More importantly, people in health care and nursing fields are compassionate about other humans. They are concerned about the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual disabilities of other fellow humans and intend to help them. If you are that kind of a person, aspiring to provide your service in the nursing field, then this blog is for you! What next? Registration exactly…


Registration Process

There are always more job opportunities and a great demand for nursing professionals in Canada. Those who are aspiring about nursing and health care field have got the best opportunity. HCA courses are offered in Canada which is a boon for the people interested in nursing and health care! Planning to fix your career in nursing and health care? CanApprove is here to help.

We are a 21-year-old organisation providing education and immigration services successfully, since 1998. Our experts are here to guide you about HCA courses and help you in making your abroad plans. Connect with us to know more about HCA courses, Colleges in Canada and Registration Process…

30 thoughts on “Good news for those who are planning to do Healthcare Care Assistance (HCA) courses!

  • Hi, I have a question. Are your services only available to selected countries? If so, is Botswana one of them?
    Thank you.

    • Customer Support says:

      Dear Sam,
      Our overseas education services are available to countries like Canada, Australia, New Zeland, Ireland, Germany, US, Poland, and more. Please share your updated resume to So that we could assist you better.

  • Could you please elaborate the pathway to or through this hca program in Canada through home support worker pilot, If I’m international student who did one year hca program in Canadian institution then can I get occupation restricted work permit if I’m also having job offer plus ielts8 band

    • Customer Support says:

      Dear Nav,
      You are in the right place and we are glad to help you. There are great possibilities for you to migrate to Canada. Please share your details with, So that one of our consultants will assess your profile and get back to you with all the necessary details.

  • Bruno Ramos says:

    Good Morning. I am a nurse, post graduated in Nephrology, at the moment I am in Ireland studying English and working as an HCA. You can give me information on how to work as an HCA in Canada. I need to improve my English to work as a Nurse in the future.

    • Customer Support says:

      Dear Bruno,
      Please share your details with so that we can give you personal counselling on how to improve your English and also we can guide you with the most feasible way to migrate to Canada as a HCA.

  • Hi there!
    I just finished my hca program from a college that is not eligible for PGWP so I was wondering whtats the alternative method to recieve a 2 year work permit to work as a HCA?

    • Customer Support says:

      Dear TJ,
      Glad to help you. There are systems offered by the Canadian government to avail your work permit. We suggest getting help from a legal attorney in Canada or please contact our consultant through WhatsApp. Thanks.

  • Hi, i am already a qualified HCA in the UK and have over four years experience. Would i still need to train to become a HCA in Canada.
    Many thanks.

    • Customer Support says:

      Dear Chloe,
      You need not take up any additional course as you are already eligible to take up the HCA profession in Canada. For assistance talk to our coordinators on WhatsApp. Thank you

  • Hi my name is Anna and i’m Nigerian. pls i just want to know if this program is among the manitoba in demand occupation list. As an international student i am looking to switching to health care assisting, but i’m a little worried and confused, as i don’t know if i can use it to get my permanent residence in Manitoba. pls help me clarify… thanks in anticipation!!

    • Customer Support says:

      You are at the right place and we are here to help you. There are enormous options to migrate to Canada and figuring out the best for you in what we do at CanApprove with our tailor-made Canada immigration plan. Drop-in your details here at Also, our immigration coordinator is a click away. Chat with us on WhatsApp. Thank you

  • Harsh Preet Kaur says:

    Hi, i am living in New Zealand working as a healthcare assistant from five years, on work visa now did all healthcare studies in NZ level 2,3,4(advanced support), any scope to get Canada work visa and residency from Canada.

    • Dear Harsh,

      Welcome to CanApprove. Of course, you have great scope in Canada as any other healthcare worker. For an insightful session, get a personalised consultation from our immigration experts by sending your personal and contact details to We will call you right away. With this, you will also get a free profile evaluation. Good day!

  • Julee Sanoj says:

    How l can apply for HCA course.I finished GNM in 2003.What is the required IELTS score for this course.

    • Customer Support says:

      Dear Julee,

      The IELTS score required for HCA program in Canada is 6 overall with no bands less than 5.5. If you are interested in studying Health Care Assistance program, then our education coordinators will offer you the best they could. Talk to our experts on WhatsApp or share your profile to So that you will get a call back with a free profile evaluation. Thank you!

    • Customer Support says:

      Dear Vanesa,

      Glad that you are finding our content useful. We bring the most credible immigration updates to your note. Keep in touch for more related information. If you are interested in studying Health Care Assistance program, then our education coordinators will offer you the best they could. Talk to our experts on WhatsApp or share your profile to So that you will get a call back with a free profile evaluation. Thank you!

    • Customer Support says:

      Hello Shihab,

      We are glad to help you. You can talk to our overseas education coordinators to know more about the fee structure and further process of the program. Send your details to or talk to us on WhatsApp. Also, you will get a free profile evaluation. Make your move

  • Hello,

    I am from India. Currently living and working in Ireland as a HCA and completed healthcare course in Ireland. Can you please suggest can I able to register as HCA with my healthcare diploma certificate in Canada? Or do I need to study course again in Canada?

    Thank you

    • Customer Support says:

      Hi Usha,

      We are glad to help. You are completely eligible to work in Canada. You can apply directly and need not take any exams. You can talk to our immigration coordinator to know more. We are just away. Catch us on WhatsApp. Also, you will get a free profile evaluation. Make your move. Thank you

  • Pavendhan says:

    Hi my name is Pavendhan I was post graduated in nursing and I had 1 year working experience in emergency department at multi-speciality hospital in India (Chennai) I worked in Apollo main hospital now I saw your hiring ads I am really surprised i will want to work in HCA and what I will do from next process this is next path of my carrier can you please explain the details for this process

    • Dear Pavendhan,
      We are glad to help you. Since you’ve got a ‘good’ academic and work profile, you have great opportunities in Canada. We have our office located in Chennai, you can visit us anytime. To guide you better, talk to us through WhatsApp at or send your details/resume to Our team will get back to you. Thank you!

  • Ya sure. Please do give me the contact number through what’s app. I would try to settle my children first and then i would reach there please what’s app me everything.

    Thanking you
    Theresa Benjamin

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