Program Objectives

This type of personal care attendant provides assistive services to autonomous and semi-autonomous seniors. They help elderly clients with activities of daily living, such as moving around, personal hygiene, dressing, eating, hydration and elimination. They provide assistive care within the framework of regulated care. Finally, they work to prevent infections and contamination, and ensure the well-being and safety of elderly clients.

Occupation

Personal Care Attendant

Program Content

Code Statement of Competency Hours Credits
AEP 757-011 Determine their suitability for the occupation and the training process of a personal care attendant in a private retirement home 15 1
AEP 757-022 Recognize the intervention measures associated with the specific needs and abilities of the elderly 30 2
AEP 757-031 Prevent infections and contamination in a retirement home 15 1
AEP 757-042 Intervene in emergency situations 30 2
AEP 757-055 Provide personal assistive care and services related to activities of daily living 75 5
AEP 757-061 Assess their limits of intervention for administering medications and invasive care procedures 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 passed the General Development Test (GDT) without the specific prerequisites
or Possess experiential learning related to this program of study
2. Has obtained a Secondary School Diploma (SSD) or a Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS) or their equivalent
or Has interrupted their full-time studies for at least 12 months
or Is at least 18 years old when they begin their training
or Meets the eligibility conditions of Emploi-Québec’s workforce training measure
This program is accessible via the TCST-STC bridge.

Educational Organizations Offering the Program

Schedule:

Estrie

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Places available
Admission by waiting list
Course full
Eastern Townships SB (Estrie)
Vocational Training Centre Group Status D/E Start Date
CFP Lennoxville APRPA23RAC D/E Continuous entry
Recognition of Acquired Competencies (RAC) - CFP Lennoxville APRPA24RAC D/E Continuous entry

Montréal

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Places available
Admission by waiting list
Course full
English-Montréal SB
Vocational Training Centre Group Status D/E Start Date
Shadd Health and Business Ctr./Centre d'études commerciales Shadd D7124E E Apr. 26th, 2024

Assistance for Autonomous and Semi-Autonomous Seniors in Private Retirement Homes

Orderlies in private retirement homes assist with activities of daily living, such as moving around and hygiene care, to autonomous and semi-autonomous seniors. They distribute meals, make beds and keep rooms clean. In addition, they take care to prevent infections and ensure the well-being and safety of residents. It's an essential job that requires physical fitness, patience and the ability to listen. This occupation requires dedication and the ability to show initiative.

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