Health/Continuing Care Assistant (HCA)


Health/Continuing Care Assistants (HCAs) are the eyes and ears of the frail and vulnerable. HCAs, also called health care aides, have employment opportunities in a variety of settings, including hospitals and care homes. They support patients with ambulation, meal assistance/nutrition, personal care (bathing, toileting, dressing and grooming), medication monitoring, communication, and end-of-life care. They work directly with clients across the lifespan who have a variety of health care needs and you’ll become an important and respected member of the healthcare team.

The Health/Continuing Care Assistant program provides knowledge and skill development in helping people to help themselves in their homes and special care facilities. You will receive training in: gerontology, dementia management strategies, applying the philosophy of long-term care into home care, special care and community settings, promoting independence in a safe environment, working with people from all cultures, working with individuals with different levels of physical and cognitive impairment, giving personal care, and attending to psychosocial needs.

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Fees & Expenses

Fees schedule for Marjorie Bash College (2021/2022 Session)

Application fee: N10,000 

Acceptance fee: N20,000 

Tuition: N100,000 annually 

Hostel accommodation: N50,000 (optional, annually)

Fees are updated regularly, and the college provides flexible payment plan. 

Admission Requirement

A. Senior secondary school certificate (SSCE) with credit level passes in five subjects, including English language, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics in not more than two sittings

B.  Five NECO O/L GCE credit levels passes as in i. Or five WASC/GCE level credit passes as in A above