Preparing for the Exam

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Candidates are encouraged to review the following video to better understand the live proctoring process, what to expect, and how to be prepared for exam day.

New video* Live Proctoring Process

Students are encouraged to review the Alberta HCA Competency Profile (2018) which outlines the roles and responsibilities of HCAs in Alberta and their course materials before attempting the Exam. Post Secondary Institutions and HCA Programs may also provide additional supports to their students.

For specific information on the structure of the Exam, candidates and Post Secondary Institutions and HCA Programs may review the following:

Practice Exam

Candidates must indicate the right curriculum on their application; students must select the 2019 curriculum when completing their application form to the Directory.

An optional Practice Exam is available for all Health Care Aides to prepare for the Provincial Exam. To gain access to the Practice Exam students must enrol on the Directory; information regarding purchasing the practice exam will be made available on the Directory website.

The cost for the practice exam is $40, which provides candidates up to 5 attempts. Once payment is received Candidate will be re-directed to the Measure Platform where they will have access to the Practice Exam.