Lenght of the program : 750 hours
Certification : DEP
Prerequisite : Secondary III (Grade 9)
With the help of an intervention plan, this program trains the student to provide care, assistance and services related to the needs of a patient of any age. The students also learn to welcome and integrate persons in the care unit, provide care and comfort specific to the context of the unit, that is, they adapt the basic care and services to the client’s condition as well as to the apparatus required.
- Be at least 16 years of age on September 30th of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary III credits in English, French and Mathematics in the programs of study established by the Ministry, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning OR
- Be at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test and the course ENG-3071-3, or recognition of equivalent learning.
N.B.: For programs of study in this category, persons may continue their general education courses concurrently with their vocational training provided that they have earned at least the Secondary III credits in English, French and Mathematics in the programs established by the Ministry or they are at least 18 years of age and have successfully completed the General Development Test (GDT).
|Code||Statement of the competency||Hours|
|751-472||Occupations and Training||30|
|751-492||Infections and Contamination||30|
|751-522||The Helping Relationship||30|
|751-543||Physical Illnesses and Disabilities||45|
|751-554||Mental Health Approaches||60|
|751-568||Basic Care Procedures||120|
|751-591||Job Search Techniques||15|
|751-602||Care Unit Procedures||30|
|751-617||Long-Term Basic Care and Services||105|
|751-624||Basic Mental Health Care and Services||60|
|751-635||Short-Term Basic Care and Services||75|
Professional Outlook : Nurses aides, orderlies and patient service associates.
Average FULL TIME annual salary : $26,000