Applicants to the Camosun College Health Care Assistant Program must meet the HCA Program English Language Competency Requirements set by the BC Care Aide Registry.

Please direct questions to the Camosun Admissions Department by phone 250–370–3550 or email

Personal Information
English Competency Statement

All applicants are asked to review and confirm the information in this document as part of their admission to a recognized British Columbia Health Care Assistant Program. This form will be kept in the student file and may be supplied to the Registry upon request.



See and click ‘English Language Competency – HCA Program Entry’.

The BC Care Aide Registry has established the following list of countries as those with English language systems/institutions (where English is a primary, official language and the language used for education):

* Canada (Applicants educated in Quebec at an institution where the language of instruction was not English, must meet the current English language proficiency requirements.)

  • American Samoa
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cayman Island
  • Canada
  • Dominica
  • Falkland Islands
  • Fiji
  • Ghana
  • Grenada
  • Guam
  • Guyana
  • Irish Republic
  • Jamaica
  • Kenya
  • Malta
  • Mauritius
  • Montserrat
  • New Zealand
  • Seychelles
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • St. Kitts and Nevis
  • St. Lucia
  • St. Vincent
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Uganda
  • United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland)
  • United States of America (USA)
  • US Virgin Islands