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Helping People Transform Their Lives Through Education... A Career in Health Care!

Why Pacific Coast?


Health Care is ALL we do.  The curriculum design, delivery and outcomes is the core focus of our entire staff from Instructors to Administrators to Senior Management meaning our students obtain a job/career in their chosen field.


All of our instructors are Registered Nurses currently working in the industry with years of practical and teaching experience who are passionate about their profession and have a sincere desire to share their knowledge.


Pacific Coast Community College is known for enhanced curriculum and content that goes beyond Health Authority minimum standards and for its unique program designs and composition.  This is one reason why Pacific Coast Community College is able to maintain such a healthy relationship with its extended care facility partners operating under the Provincial Health Authorities.


Excellent Location - We are conveniently located in the medical district of Downtown Vancouver within 10 min walking from major transportation hubs.

Flexible Start Dates! - You can begin your study on multiple dates throughout the year. See the current class schedule for details.


Unique programing with paid industry co-op! - Pacific Coast Community College is the first institute to be approved by our provincial regulator (PCTIA) to deliver an Acute Care Aide diploma program.


The Acute Care Aide (ACA) Co-Op Work Experience diploma was designed for all students including International StudentsLanded ImmigrantsIn-Home and Live-In Care Givers, and Foreign Credentialed LPN/RN’s, who do not have the Canadian training and validated 600 hours of BC Industry Work experience which is:


A. Required to achieve the Acute Care Aide designation and preceptor in a Public                    Hospital Acute Care Ward environment


B. Required to get a job in Canada matching their skill level and experience


Monitored Co-Op Placement:

A dedicated Pacific Coast placement manager and proctor are assigned to you for the duration of your program means your Co-Op work experience can be 100% validated.

  • You are not left on your own to find a Co-Op
  • We ensure you are placed in a BC Health authority approved facility
  • Your proctor monitors and documents your performance with your supervisor throughout your Co-Op

Approved BC Health Authority Co-Op Placement:

All of the facilities where we place co-op students to complete their work experience module have an Educational Affiliation Agreement with Pacific Coast Community College which is filed with the BC Career College regulator PCTIA.


This means you can be 100% assured that your co-op experience will be recognized by the Provincial Health Authorities of BC.


If you are a person seeking quality training leading to a rewarding career in the health care industry with stable employment at a good wage, Pacific Coast Community College is where you want to study.


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