Program Objectives

Orderlies provide assistance and basic care to autonomous, semi-autonomous or nonautonomous elderly people in a residential setting. They aid residents with their daily activities, such as moving about and caring for their personal hygiene. Orderlies also work to prevent infection and contamination and to ensure the well-being and safety of residents.



Program Content

Code Statement of Competency Hours Credits
AEP-011 Determine where you stand vis-à-vis the training process involved and the occupation of orderly in a retirement home 15 1
AEP-022 Recognize how to intervene in such a way that is sensitive to the specific needs and abilities of the elderly 30 2
AEP-031 Prevent infection and contamination in a retirement home 15 1
AEP-042 Respond in emergency situations 30 2
AEP-055 Provide personal care and assist with activities of daily living 75 5
AEP-061 Assess personal limitations with respect to administering medications and to invasive assistive care related to activities of daily living 15 1
180 12

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.
(This STC is eligible for the TCST-STC bridge)

Admission requirements for the TCST-STC bridge

The admission requirements for the TCST-STC bridge are identical to those that apply to the TCST-DVS bridge:
- Hold a TCST;
AND - Be at least 16 years old on September 30 of the school year in which you start vocational training;
AND - Have earned the required credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in Secondary Cycle 1 in general education in the youth sector or in Secondary II in adult general education.

Specific Prerequisites

Language of instructionSecond languageMathematics
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Educational Organizations Offering the Program



Places available
Admission by waiting list
Course full
Eastern Townships SB (Estrie)
Vocational Training Centre Group Status D/E Start Date
CFP Lennoxville APRPA22RAC D/E Continuous entry
Recognition of Acquired Competencies (RAC) - CFP Lennoxville APRPA22RAC D/E Continuous entry

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