BCA offers three main programs that reflect the most in-demand career paths in the Canadian marketplace:
PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKERS (PSW)
Personal Support Workers play an important role in the Canadian healthcare system. At BCA’s PSW program, you will learn how to improve the quality of life of your patients, including assisting with their physical, emotional, and mental well-being. This holistic approach to well-being will allow you to differentiate yourself in the highly competitive healthcare field.
You will also learn how to assist clients various needs such as: helping with personal hygiene, assisting their mobility challenges, ensuring proper nutrition, creating a care plan, helping with medications and cognitive issues, as well as identifying and reporting signs of elder abuse. In addition, you will receive your Standard First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificate before being placed in industry-relevant placement opportunities.
Hands-on Healthcare Training
The Personal Support Worker program gives you industry-focused, relevant training to help you excel in various care environments.
The final stages of the PSW program are two practicum placements, totaling 310 hours over eight weeks, with one at a community organization, and the second at a care facility. These work placements ensure that you will be job-ready and prepared to move into your new career as a personal support worker.
Duration: 20 weeks (approx.)
Hours: 700 hours
MEDICAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR (MOA)
BCA’s Medical Office Administrator program will help you develop skills in the four key areas of: medical terminology, medical office administrative skills, medical transcription, and word processing. In addition, the program fosters the development of interpersonal skills, organizational effectiveness, and communication skills, which are necessary to function in a complex and demanding medical environment.
Medical Office Assistants perform some or all of the following duties:
- Schedule and confirm medical appointments; receive and communicate messages for medical staff and patients
- Prepare, key in, edit, and proofread medical records, reports, articles, case histories and correspondence from machine dictation, shorthand and handwritten notes using computers
- Interview patients in order to complete forms, documents and case histories
- Complete insurance and other claim forms
- Initiate and maintain confidential medical files and records
- Prepare financial statements and billing procedures
- Order supplies and maintain inventory
- Determine and establish office procedures and routines
- May supervise and train other staff in procedures and in the use of current software
Duration: 36 weeks
Hours: 720 hours
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT (BAA)
The Business Administration Assistant Program at BCA is designed to offer the widest range of possible career choices and opportunities in business. Graduates of this program are trained to maximize value for any business department. You will be trained to work on various business departments such as accounting, payroll, operations, human resources, and general administration. Instructors in our business programs are experienced professionals who will provide focused, relevant training tailored to the best practices of their respective industries.
The success of any business is built on having capable, well-rounded employees who can rise to the occasion in order to meet a variety of challenges. By equipping its graduates to face these evolving business challenges, this program provides students with the relevant knowledge and training needed to help them develop skills appropriate for the complex demands of the business world today.
Duration: 44 weeks
Hours: 960 hours
IELTS EXAM PREPARATION*
BCLA (Best Care Language Academy, a subsidiary of Best Care Academy) offers a preparatory course for Canada’s #1 English proficiency test. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) has become the world’s most popular English language test for academic, employment and immigration purposes. This course will not only allow you to successfully pass the IELTS exam, but will also help you build the confidence to engage in new and interesting activities, increase your chances of being accepted into your desired college or university, achieve your needed license designation, and meet the English requirements for your immigration and Canadian citizenship.
The IELTS program at BCLA is geared towards helping its students achieve their dream IELTS score. The qualified and experienced teachers are passionate about explaining the exam and breaking down seemingly complex questions into simple, manageable steps to ensure maximum understanding.
BCLA will help strengthen you in the four skills of the test (listening, reading, writing and speaking) and provide test taking strategies that will make students as comfortable as they can be with the test material. When students are confident and ready to take the test, staff members are on hand at BCLA to assist you with finding and booking the official test.
TYPE: Test preparation
Duration : 3 – 4 weeks
Hours: 10 -20 hrs
*This program does not require approval under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005