Continuing Care Assistant Progressive Education Plan

Remote Delivery

Program Length:

32 Weeks

Program Hours:

900

Dartmouth

Program Length:

32 Weeks

Program Hours:

900

Sydney

Program Length:

32 Weeks

Program Hours:

900

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We have been selected to take part in Nova Scotia’s Continuing Care Assistant Progressive Education Plan, delivering the program through the “Work and Learn, 3 and 2” CCA Education Model! Watch the video announcement below.

Under this new, Work and Learn, 3 and 2 model, students can complete their Continuing Care Assistant (CCA) course by attending three days a week and working two days a week in paid positions within the continuing care environment. The Progressive Education Continuing Care Assistant program will be available in Sydney, Dartmouth, and rural areas throughout the province.

Tuition, administration and exam fees, and books, will be provided to Nova Scotia residents who qualify for this unique program!

The Work and Learn, 3 and 2 CCA program consists of approximately eight weeks of in-class instruction before students move to the 3 and 2 Work and Learn model. Individuals will learn to provide care to meet the various needs of the elderly, disabled, and convalescents. An interview may be required before accepting students for clinical experience. Students are required to provide their own transportation to clinical placements and work experience. Shift work is an integral part of this occupation. Furthermore, physical demands include moving, lifting, and continued standing.

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Job Market

As the global population continues to age, there is an increasing demand for healthcare services, including long-term care and support for elderly individuals. CCAs play a crucial role in providing direct care and assistance to seniors in various settings such as nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and home care.

This program is an excellent fit for:

  • Someone who wants their career to make a positive impact.
  • Someone determined to build strong and meaningful relationships with both your colleagues and patients.
  • Learn more almost anywhere in Nova Scotia under the 'Work and Learn' model.

Why choose the Continuing Care Assistant Progressive Education Plan program?

  • The demand for Community Support Workers is often high, which can provide you with job stability and a range of career options.
  • Several different opportunities for employment, including self-employment, full-time or part-time.

Save time & money

  • Finish most programs and become job-ready in less than a year!
  • Get the skills you need to get hired with programs that cut the extras and give you the skills you need to get hired.
  • With career support for life with CBBC Career College, our experts will help find you employment no matter how long ago you graduated.
  • You don't need three to four years of school to enter the workforce with the skills to start a great paying career!

Your future is our priority

  • Start school NOW with most program intakes happening frequently (no need to wait!)
  • No waiting lists, even in our most-popular programs. We'll get you the job training you need to start your career ASAP.
  • We take a student-centric approach to learning, with small class sizes to empower you to collaborate with your peers and receive more attentive support from your instructors.


Career-relevant education

  • Our programs are programs aligned with real-world, in-demand occupations. We will get you job-ready!
  • Most CBBC Career College programs include practicum experience so you can hit the job search running with a great education AND experience.
  • We have real relationships with employers who are waiting to hire qualified CBBC Career College graduates!

What People Are Saying

[The students] have been absolutely amazing, and taking initiative with the care and their education (they have jumped in with confidence). They all have been extremely professional, and have built fantastic rapport with the residents and the staff, and if I had a spot for them I would hire them in a heartbeat.
Joanna Johnson