NOTE: Preference will be given to applicants with Grade 12 academic English. This program and industry require students to lift, move and transfer clients. Students are also required to conduct frequent handwashing, use soaps/lotions for bathing clients and be exposed to cleaning and sanitizing chemicals. Students who suffer from food allergies should also be aware that they are required to assist in feeding clients and are therefore exposed to a wide variety of foods.
Fees for the academic year 2019/2020. Please note: Tuition and Fees are listed in Canadian dollars.
International Student Fee is an additional $4,000 per year.
International Health Fee is an additional $750 per year.
International Student Fees are due on the first day of class.
|Tuition and Other Fees||1st Year|
|Lab Fee||$ 150|
|Student Union||$ 168|
|Health Insurance Fee||$ 410|
|Fitness Centre Fee||$ 80|
|Additional Courses||$ 50|
|Graduation Fee||$ 100|
|1stinstallment due upon first day of class||$ 2,722|
|2ndinstallment due January 6||$ 3,299|
|Other Program Costs||1st Year|
|Equipment/Uniforms/Teaching Aids||$ 350|
Graduates from this program may find employment with:
In the Resident Care Worker program you will build a strong foundation in adult health care to prepare you to work in long term care (nursing homes), acute care (hospitals), mental health facilities and community agencies. You will study effective methods of communication, how to use gentle persuasion, and how to work with dementia patients and mental health patients. Clinical practicums will ensure that you are prepared to meet clients’ personal and physical needs.
This program is located in the Charlottetown Centre. Click here to take a virtual tour.
View a detailed list of courses for this program.
Resident Care Worker - Prince of Wales Campus
Learn the skills you'll need to work as an RCW in nursing homes, hospitals, mental health facilities and community agencies in this one-year program. Clinical practicums will ensure that you are prepared to meet clients’ personal and physical needs. The Resident Care Worker program is offered at the Souris Centre, on the West Prince Campus in Alberton, and on the Prince of Wales Campus in Charlottetown.