Assistance in Health Care Facilities (DVS)
5816 Diploma of Vocational Studies
The Assistance in Health Care Facilities program provides the key to a satisfying career in a growing field. The objective of the program is to train workers to provide basic care and services to persons of any age who are sick or who have physical or mental disabilities.
- Developing a trusting relationship with the client
- Supporting clients in maintaining or restoring their autonomy and good health
- Working closely with the client’s health care team
- Communication techniques
- Nursing attendant
Two Diplomas in Less Time
Equivalencies can be granted between Home Care Assistance and Assistance in Health Care Facilities, allowing a student to complete two diplomas in less time.
To be eligible for admission to the Assistance in Health Care Facilities program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:
Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent.
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.
Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test and the course ENG-3071-3, or recognition of equivalent learning.
N.B.: For programs of study in this category, persons may continue their general education courses concurrently with their vocational training provided that they have earned at least the Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs established by the Minister or they are at least 18 years of age and have successfully completed the General Development Test (GDT).
TOTAL : 7 months (750 hours)