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Health Care Assistant

What it Costs

An investment in your career

Invest in yourself! Camosun can prepare you for a rewarding career and set you up for entry into an in-demand, health care field.

Tuition fees

Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Study Option Estimated Tuition International Tuition
Health Care Assistant $2,760 $11,250
Health Care Assistant - ESL $2,760 $18,000
Health Care Assistant - Indigenous $3,800 n/a

Additional costs

  • Application fee: $41.82 | International application fee: $100
  • Student Society fees: $46.45 per month, plus $262 per year for health and dental benefits
  • Textbooks and Modules: HCA & HCA - ESL $250 | HCA - Indigenous $400
  • Supplies: $900
  • Uniform: $250
  • Criminal Record Check: $28 paid to the Ministry of Justice
  • TB Test: $40
  • CPR Level C and Standard First Aid Certificate: $150
  • Immunizations: $150
  • FOODSAFE and Standard First Aid with CPR Level “C” are required prior to the first clinical placement. Students will be responsible for the cost of these certifications.

Financial aid

Estimated cost

The cost of this program ranges from:

Certificate

$5,200

Certificate - ESL

$5,200

Certificate - Indigenous

$6,350

International students

$13,750

International students - ESL

$20,500

All prices are estimates.

These prices include tuition, student fees, text books and other supplies.

A rewarding career

As a Health Care Assistant graduate, your starting pay will be approximately $31,000 - $46,000 per year.

Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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