Program Objectives

The Hygiene and Sanitation in Health Care Settings program of study prepares students to practise the occupation of hygiene and sanitation attendant. Program graduates work in different health care facilities, such as hospitals, residential and long-term care centres (CHSLDs), local community service centres (CLSCs) and seniors’ residences (private or with agreements), medical clinics, specialized medical clinics, rehabilitation centres, palliative care facilities


Hygiene and Sanitation Attendant

Program Content

Code Statement of Competency Hours Credits
STC-011 Determine their suitability for the trade and training process 15 1
STC-044 Prevent infections and contamination 60 4
STC-053 Communicate in the workplace 45 3
STC-066 Clean care units 90 6
STC-085 Clean specialized areas 75 5
STC-091 Carry out a job search 15 1
STC-025 Intervene safely in healthcare facilities 75 5
STC-044 Clean indoor public areas 60 4
STC-096 Enter the workforce 90 6
525 35

Admission Conditions and Prerequisites

A person who meets the following conditions is eligible for admission to a program of study leading to an STC:
1. Has obtained at least Secondary III credits or the equivalent in the language of instruction, second language and mathematics;
or Has obtained an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary Studies (AESS);
or Has successfully completed the General Development Test (GDT) with or without specific prerequisites.
2. Has interrupted their full-time studies for at least 12 months;
or Is 18 years old when entering training;
or Has obtained a Secondary School Diploma (SSD) or a Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS) or their equivalent;
or Meets the eligibility conditions of Emploi-Québec's workforce training measure.

Specific Prerequisites

Language of instructionSecond languageMathematics
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Educational Organizations Offering the Program



Places available
Admission by waiting list
Course full
Lester-B.-Pearson SB
Vocational Training Centre Group Status D/E Start Date
West Island Career Centre HS230306 D Mar. 6th, 2023

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