Onsite Work & Learn Program

Would you like to enjoy a rewarding career in Long Term Care?

With this program, you could be paid full wages and enjoy health benefits while working towards achieving your goal of becoming a CCA.


What is RPL (Recognized Prior Learning)?

  • Become a CCA while working full time, with hands- on experience and online education
  • Recognizes work life experiences, employment, and all prior education
  • Tuition, books, and online education cost covered
  • Supportive learning environment with CCA mentorship
  • Comfort with use of technology required and owning your own computer

Is This For You?

  • Are you caring and compassionate and enjoy spending time with the elderly?
  • Have you always felt like you had something special to share with those living with different needs?
  • Does learning excite you?
  • Are you the person who just helps others in need without being asked?
  • Is it rewarding to help others?
  • Do you have a passion to a start a new career but just not sure how you can afford it?
  • Are you ready for a change in your life?

Why Join R.K. Macdonald Nursing Home?

  • Competitive Wages and Benefits
  • In House Training & Mentorship
  • Work & Learn in a position as Student CCA
  • Different schedule options available
  • Gain skills in Dementia & Mental Health
  • Work as part of a collaborative team
  • Opportunity to create meaningful relationships and connections
  • Diverse Work Environment

Great program.  Everyone has been so kind to me on my journey of learning English and to become  a CCA. Working with the Residents I have learned a lot.  It has taught me to have patience both at work and home

– Gracia Mwamba

The RPL CCA program allowed me to pursue my career goal cost free and gain stability. Love working here, it’s like family.”

– Melissa Ebbett

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