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Manitoba Health Care Aide Diploma Program

Applications Are Now Being Accepted for the
October 2022 Intake!

Blended Delivery Offering
SE Health, through our SE Career College of Health, is pleased to announce that we will be offering an intake of the Health Care Aide (HCA) Diploma Blended Delivery (BD) Program for community members in Manitoba First Nations. Our career college is a regulated not for profit college exclusively focused on health education. This program has been developed to support students who wish to minimize the time required to leave community and family to complete HCA training. The program offers the best of face-to-face and virtual (online) education training. Students in the HCA BD program will learn through a combination of in person sessions, modules done at home and weekly Virtual Gatherings done through virtual technologies (computer-based meeting programs).

The Blended Delivery HCA Diploma Program will be delivered over 34 weeks, with 3 in-person sessions of 2 weeks each in Southern Manitoba and a 3-week Long Term Care (LTC) Practicum. The program includes practicum hours in both community (in the student’s home community) and Long-Term Care partner facility.

Upon completion of the program, graduates will receive a SE Health Career College Diploma and will be prepared to work in a variety of practice settings including home support, assisted living, residential/complex care, special care units, other home and community care settings and acute care.

Program Dates:

Pre Course Computer Training Assessment and Training
October 11—October 14, 2022

Course length October 17, 2022 – June 30, 2023

1st In-person Program Start—October 17, 2022 – October 28, 2022
2nd In-person—February 27, 2023—March 10, 2023
3rd In-person—May 8, 2023—May 19, 2023
LTC Practicum placements—June 12—June 30, 2023

Program Location (In-Person Sessions):

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Tuition and Travel Costs:
Program tuition and student travel costs are being provided by First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB) Home and Community Care Program (HCCP).

Students will be required to travel for 9 weeks in total for the 34 week program. The timelines are:

  • NOTE the start of the program will be a 2 week In-person session
  • 2 weeks in the middle of the program (In-person #2)
  • 2 weeks at the end of the program (In-person #3)
  • 3 weeks for the LTC Practicum

Student Selection:

Students for the October 2022 intake will be selected for the program utilizing a formal application process. Student selection will be based on the application information, results from the English Literacy test, and evidence of community support.

Please click here for the course information.

Click here to review the admission criteria for the program and listing of required documents.

*Please note: In order for your application to be considered, all required documentation will need to be submitted by the application deadline. The required documents may take 2-8 weeks to process.

Application Deadline:

The application deadline is October 4, 2022

Application Submission Instructions:

Submit the completed:

  • Click here for the HCA Diploma Program – Blended Delivery Application Form.
  • Click here for the Immunization and Physical Fitness Form. Please bring to the first day of training
  • Click here for Admission Criteria and Required Documentation

Submit all documents by e-mail or confidential fax by the application deadline to:

Candice Sanderson BN RN
Education Liaison
HCA Instructor
SE First Nations, Inuit and Métis Program
T:  431.338.5936
Fax: 1-844-883-2091

Contact Information:

For further information or questions relating to the program please contact:

Erin Funk
Education Liaison
SE First Nations, Inuit and Métis Program
Long Plain First Nation
T:  204.583.3852

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