Health and Social


Health and Social Development

Care. Heal. Nurture

Programs Available in Salmon Arm
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Health Care Assistant

Join this six month program and learn the skills required for a health career in direct client care and in long term care settings. This program focuses on developing the skills to provide person-centred care aimed at promoting and maintaining the physical, emotional, cognitive and social well-being of clients. Graduates from Okanagan College are in high demand, so start this spring on your new career.

Revelstoke- Start Date: Sept 11, 2017


Salmon Arm- Start Date: May 1, 2018                       

Applications Currently OPEN for Both
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 Human Service Work

Graduates of this two year diploma program find work in a variety of settings including: child and youth services, residential treatment centres for addictions, women’s emergency shelters, and schools. They also often work with people with developmental disabilities, brain injuries and with those who experience mental illness.

 September 2018
Applications Open: Nov. 1, 2017
 Practical Nurse

This exciting and rewarding program prepares you with the competencies required by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia. Upon successful completion students will be eligible to write the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration exam, required for licensing in BC. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as spaces are limited.

 August 2019
Applications Open: Nov. 1, 2018