Health, Assistance and Nursing

To acquire the knowledge, ability and attitude necessary to differentiate between health and illness; acquire the knowledge and ability to understand and apply the techniques learned, establish a helping role with those with health needs, engage in team work within the modern health organization, communicate effectively with patients and their family, with superiors and with other health team members.

Our Diploma Programs

– Health, Assistance and Nursing

– Institutional and Home Care Assistance

Licensed practical nurses ensure the well-being of patients. They monitor vital signs, provide nutrition, administer medications, change dressings and offer comfort.

Health, Assistance and Nursing

This program is offered in French and in English:
5825 – Health, Assistance and Nursing
5325 – Santé, assistance et soins infirmiers

Institutional and Home Care Assistance

This program is offered in French and in English:
5858 – Institutional and Home Care Assistance
5358 – Assistance à la personne en établissement et à domicile

Health, Assistance and Nursing

A person who has reached the age of 18 can be admitted to a program of study leading to a Diploma of vocational studies (DVS) based on functional prerequisites. These prerequisites, in place for those aged at least 18 years at the start date declared for the vocational training program, are: successful completion of the general development test (GDT) and obtaining and passing the tests relative to the specific prerequisites in the language of instruction and mathematics, if applicable.

This table indicates the new course codes for common core basic education (CCBE) and diversified basic education (DBE) required for the specific prerequisites in language of instruction and mathematics for the targeted program of study. In the cases where the new course codes for the CCBE and the DBE are in progressive implementation, the old codes are indicated in parenthesis and are still valid. The equivalent course codes in basic education in the youth sector are also indicated in the table. When a DVS does not require any specific prerequisites in language of instruction or in mathematics, a (-) will be displayed in the appropriate field. Please note that the functional prerequisites do not apply to attestation of vocational specialty (AVS) programs.

Accredited by the Ministry of Education, Collège Canada inc. is recognized as a private educational institution at vocational training level - Permit 660500


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