More supports to increase number of trained caregivers (flickr.com)

Media Contacts

Ministry of Health

Communications
250 952-1887 (media line)

Sean Leslie

Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training
250 356-8485 or
250 893-4403

Backgrounders

Additional health care assistant spaces

The ministries of Health and Advanced Education will provide funding to the following 14 post-secondary institutions, to add health care assistant seats throughout B.C.:

Camosun College
Victoria
$342,000
48 additional seats

Coast Mountain College
Smithers
$160,000
16 additional seats

College of New Caledonia
Mackenzie
$145,000
8 additional seats

College of New Caledonia
$150,000
14 additional seats

College of the Rockies
Cranbrook
$128,000
16 additional seats

College of the Rockies
$128,000
16 additional seats

Douglas College
Coquitlam
$200,000
16 additional seats

Kwantlen Polytechnic University
$350,000
32 additional seats

Langara College
Vancouver
$210,000
32 additional seats

Nicola Valley Institute of Technology
School District 74
Ashcroft/ Cache Creek
$146,000
14 additional seats

Nicola Valley Institute of Technology
$140,000
14 additional seats

North Island College
Campbell River
$147,000
20 additional seats

North Island College
Comox Valley
$132,000
20 additional seats

North Island College
Port Hardy Mixalakwila campus
$66,000
10 additional seats

Northern Lights College
$185,000
14 additional seats

Okanagan College
Revelstoke
10 additional seats
$109,500

Okanagan College
$75,000
20 additional seats

Selkirk College
Trail
$260,000
36 additional seats

Thompson Rivers University
Williams Lake
$155,000
18 additional seats

Thompson Rivers University
Kamloops
$209,000
32 additional seats

Vancouver Community College
Vancouver
$200,000
12 additional seats