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Deadline for applications: July 26, 2017

About this program

MOSAIC, in partnership with Sprott Shaw College, is offering an amazing opportunity to you as an internationally-trained Health Care professional to become a certified Health Care Assistant and work in the industry.

This program is designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to be a successful Health Care Assistant in the Canadian workplace.

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100% of recent graduates who were ready to work are now successfully employed in the field!

We offer you

  • Enrollment in the Health Care Assistant program at Sprott Shaw College. We pay your tuition and program fees of approx. $10, 000.00
  • Clinical and Practicum training
  • Employment Assistance Services, Intercultural Competencies training, Job placement and post placement support
  • Childcare and transportation support available to eligible participants (must prove eligibility)

Who is eligible?

In order to join CATE, you must:

  • Have a Health Care background from outside Canada
  • Be an immigrant/refugee (with proof of Permanent Resident status), or a Canadian citizen, and have been in Canada for 10 years or less.
  • Have an English CLB level 7 in listening and speaking and CLB level 6 in reading and writing
  • Be unemployed or underemployed (work less than 20 hours/week) and not eligible for Employment Insurance (EI)


  • Grade 12 / GED or mature student status
  • Admissions interview
  • Successful mathematics and language entrance assessments at Sprott Shaw
  • Proof of meeting English Language Competency Requirements
  • A satisfactory certificate of health from a physician with a Physician’s Waiver
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Evidence of clear TB testing, no more than 3 months prior to acceptance
  • Evidence of up-to-date immunizations

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