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Greater Essex County District School Board
Building Tomorrow Together Every Learner, Every Day
Health Care Technology
​Health care courses offer students an opportunity to investigate factors contributing to personal health and, at the same time, gain an introduction to a range of careers in the health care industry. These careers include, but are not limited to, child care worker, dental assistant/dentist, gerontologist, laboratory technician/technologist, doctor, nursing assistant/nurse, pharmacy assistant/pharmacist, and personal support worker. Courses in health care help prepare students for rewarding careers in a sector that is set to expand rapidly as out population ages. 
Students will gain hands-on experience using industry-standard instruments, equipment, and materials and practise current techniques. They will learn the professional terminology of the field, acquire transferrable problem-solving skills, and expand their communication and interpersonal skills as they interact with their peers and clients in a variety of simulated care scenarios. As they acquire theoretical understanding and practical skills in their areas of interest, students will become better prepared to make informed​ career choices. 
Exploring Technology Course Codes
TPJ2O  - Health Care Technology
TPJ3M - Health Care Technology
TPJ3C - Health Care Technology
TPJ4M - Health Care Technology
TPJ4C - Health Care Technology
TOJ4C - Child Development and Gerontology
TPJ4E - Health Care: Support Services