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