This program is designed to prepare learners for employment as Health Aides, or Orderlies in various settings in the health care delivery system. The course comprises three components: a Health Science core, which introduces fundamental concepts, principles and competencies for Health Aides and the Technical and Clinical/practical competencies taught in the clinical laboratory and a practicum various health care settings. During the practicum experience learners are afforded opportunities to provide basic patient care and other attending skills required across the health care system i.e. the community setting and in both general and specialty hospitals or other long term care institutions. Participants are awarded a certificate upon successful completion.