Care Assistance in Private Seniors’ Residence

Nunavimmi Piguirsavik Centre, Inukjuak



Skills Training Certificate (STC)

180 hours



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Instruction in a group


Course description

Nature of work

  • Attendants assist independent or semi-independent seniors.
  • Assist residents with the activities of daily living, such as those involving moving around, hygiene, dressing and so forth.
  • Prevent infections and contamination, and look after the well-being and safety of the residents

This profession is ideal for someone who meets the following criteria:

  • Respect the dignity of clients and consider each one as a whole
  • Perform tasks responsibly as a member of the work team
  • Respect the confidential nature of the information disclosed by clients and exercise discretion
  • Watch over their own health and safety as well as that of clients
  • Act in accordance with professional ethics in special situations

General Admissions Requirements

Candidate must satisfy one of the following condition in each category (A and B) :


  • Persons must have obtained at least Secondary III credits or their equivalent in language of instruction, second language and mathematics.


  • Persons must have passed the General Development Test (GDT) without specific prerequisites.



  • Persons must have stopped their full-time studies for at least 12 months.


  • Persons must be 18 years old at the time they begin the training program.


  • Persons must hold a Secondary School Diploma (SSD) or a Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS) or the equivalent.