Care Assistance in a Private Seniors’ Residence

4744 Care Assistance in a Private Seniors’ Residence (AVS-AEP)


The duration of the program is 180 hours, which includes 75 hours spent on the specific competencies required to practice the trade or occupation and 105 hours on general, work related competencies.

To be eligible for admission to the Care Assistance in a Private Seniors’ Residence program leading to an STC, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

1. Persons must hold a Secondary School Diploma (SSD) or a Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS) or the equivalent. OR Persons must have obtained at least Secondary III credits or their equivalent in language of instruction, second language and mathematics. OR  Persons must have obtained an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary 5 Studies (AESS). OR  Persons must have passed the General Development Test (GDT) without specific prerequisites.

2. Persons must have stopped their full-time studies for at least 12 months. OR  Persons must be 18 years old at the time they begin the training program. OR  Persons must meet the eligibility conditions under Emploi-Québec’s Manpower Training Measure



The Occupation
Prevention of infections and contamination
First Aid
Basic personal care assistive services
Approach to clients with cognitive or intellectual impairments
Unregulated personal assistive services
Medications and invasive assistive care services (LAW 90)