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Become a Continuing Care Assistant

Become a Continuing Care Assistant

$4,000 bursary available to full-time students


Continuing Care

Continuing Care Assistants are in demand

Nova Scotia needs Continuing Care Assistants (CCAs) to meet rising demand in the province. If you are a caring, compassionate person wanting to enhance lives and communities, there are many opportunities for fulfilling employment as a CCA in a variety of private or clinical settings, such as:

  • Client residences
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Home support agencies
  • Acute care facilities

Enrol in NSCC's Continuing Care program

NSCC's Continuing Care program provides the training you need to earn your certificate and be work-ready in just one year.

  • You develop the skills, knowledge and competence needed to provide respectful and ethical care to vulnerable citizens in your community.
  • Learn in the classroom and on the job – in addition to your class studies, you complete placements in long-term care/home support environments.

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Get funding towards tuition and program costs

The province of Nova Scotia is awarding $4,000 Continuing Care Assistant Bursaries to full-time students enrolled in the Continuing Care program. Preference will be given to applicants from the following NSCC campuses:

  • Annapolis Valley Campus
  • Cumberland Campus
  • Kingstec Campus
  • Lunenburg Campus
  • Strait Area Campus
  • Truro Campus

How to apply for funding
View information on how to apply to Continuing Care – once you receive confirmation that your program application has been received, you're eligible to apply for the Continuing Care Assistant Bursary. Deadline for CCA Bursary application is September 11, 2019 at 5 pm AST.

Apply now