Institutional and Home Care Assistance

Home-Care-Assistance

Program Objectives

  • Establish a helping relationship
  • Respond to clients with cognitive impairments, mental health problems, neurotypical disorders, physical illnesses, and disabilities
  • Provide assistive care related to daily activities
  • Provide assistence to clients in palliative and end-of-life care

General Information

  • Code: 5858
  • Diploma: Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS)
  • Hours: 870

Targeted Trade

  • Home support workers, housekeepers, and related occupations (4412)
  • Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates (3413)

Admission Requirements

Applicant must meet the following criteria:

Category 2

Must hold a secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent.
   Or
Must be at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the current school year and have earned secondary III credits in the language of instruction, a second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.
   Or
Must be at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: Have successfully completed the general development test and the specific prerequisites listed in the table below for the desired program, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.

N.B.: For programs of study in this category, students may continue their general education courses concurrently with their vocational training if they have earned secondary III credits in the language of instruction, a second language and mathematics in the programs established by the Minister, or if they are at least 18 years of age and have successfully completed the general development test (GDT).

And
Functional prerequisites
Language of instruction Mathematics
Adult Youth Adult Youth

3101-1
3102-2

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