Health Care Programs

Join the front lines of Manitoba’s health care system.

Develop skills to help to keep our neighbours safe without leaving your community.

A number of full-time and part-time health care programs and courses are now being offered in Selkirk, Peguis First Nation, Fisher River Cree Nation and throughout the Interlake and North Eastman region. At the Red River College Interlake and Peguis – Fisher River campuses, you’ll gain the credentials to start a new career or advance your career in the health care industry.

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We may not know what the future holds. But our close connections to industry — and our commitment to quality education and research — make us well-suited to prepare our province’s workforce for whatever lies ahead.

Explore our Health Care Programs

Health Care Aide – Selkirk

20-week Certificate
Full-time and Part-time
Alternate Delivery*

This program develops the knowledge and skills you need to become a health care worker who, under the supervision of a nurse, assists hospital patients, personal care home residents or home care clients.
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Health Care Aide – Peguis

20-week Certificate
Full-time and Part-time
Alternate Delivery*

Learn how to help people to remain independent by assisting them with their physical, emotional, and social needs and their daily activities. Program ends with a six-week practicum to apply your skills in the workplace.
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*Alternative delivery allows you to learn and practice your hands-on skills live under the supervision of your instructor and in collaboration with your classmates using online platforms.


“You feel so rewarded after you’re done your shift as a health care aide. It doesn’t feel like work… I wish I had known how much it takes out of you and how much you get back in return. It’s just an amazing job.”
Kaycee McNiel, Health Care Aide & Health Unit Clerk Grad 2017