Health Care Aide Entrance Requirements

  • Be at least 18 years of age.

  • Have completed grade 12 High School or GED or Mature Student Status (defined 

  • as at least 19 years of age and one year out of high school).

  • Provide evidence of current immunization (prior to practicum).

  • Must provide both a clear Criminal Records and Child Abuse Registry search.

  • Must have basic oral and written English communication skills.

  • Applicants with EAL  must submit Canadian Language Benchmark scores indicating minimum scores of level 7 in speaking, listening and reading tests, and level 6 in the writing test.

  • Applicants may be asked to attend a pre-admission interview to assess eligibility and suitability for the program.

Prior to the start of clinical practice, evidence of up-to-date immunizations must be provided to MSL. For further information regarding immunizations for health care professionals, please refer to: