3-month training offered in English: Orderlies (PAB-préposé aux bénéficiaires)

We are currently in the preparation stages to run the 12-week “Becoming a CHSLD orderly” program out of the NOVA Career Centre (Chateauguay) and CVCEC (Ormstown), scheduled to start June 16. Those interested MUST APPLY through the government application link: (https://www.quebec.ca/en/education/become-orderly-chsld/). The deadline to apply is Friday, June 5, 2020, at 5 p.m.

Once you have applied, a representative from the “Becoming a CHSLD orderly” program will contact you to continue the application process. (*Due to high demand, applicants are asked to please be patient.)

We wanted to ensure we gave interested community members, as many answers as possible to help explain the process as information becomes available.” (*above text updated on – June 4th 2020)

APPLICATION LINK: Becoming an orderly in a CHSLD

Interested in signing up for the 3-month training (STC: Skills Training Certificate) for orderlies (PAB – préposé aux bénéficiaires) of 375 hours. 

Working with seniors and vulnerable individuals is a rewarding experience. By completing the training program to become an orderly in a CHSLD (STC-Skills Training Certificate), you will be able to help people who need your care to recover or maintain their health. Every day, you will carry out various tasks that will enhance their quality of life and bring them comfort.

If you want to make a difference in the lives of these individuals, choose a rewarding role by enrolling in the Health Care Facility Patient Service Support program and taking the first step to becoming an orderly.

Benefits offered by the new training program

  • Combination of learning in the classroom and learning in the workplace, thus giving you experience in the field
  • Short program with 375 hours of full-time training, 5 days a week, spread over 12 weeks
  • Scholarship equivalent to $760 a week during your training
  • Full-time job available in a CHSLD as soon as you obtain your Skills Training Certificate (STC), with an annual income of $49 000, including the various bonuses offered during the health emergency

More info from the Quebec government website.  – (check regularly for updates from the Government)

13 Responses
  1. darlene irwin

    yes i am interested in taking this course please let me know all the details and when it starts

    1. Halliday Chuck

      Hello Darlene, as soon as we have details we will be posting for sure. Best suggestion, is to sign-up on the registration link provided from the Quebec government as a first step.

    1. Halliday Chuck

      The government mentioned, they would like to begin offering this program in mid-June. Again, as soon as we have all the finalized logistics, we will be putting the information out through our platforms.

  2. Rachel

    I am currently in nova scotia but would like to take course. Moving to quebec in a few days

    1. Rachel

      I would like to know how would I register also. I did my homecare in quebec and have my certificate from that. Is it still possible to do this course

  3. KieuMai

    yes i am interested in taking this course please let me know all the details and when it starts

  4. Donna

    Will you have to fluent in both languages before they give you the position in Quebec since my French is not strong or will they place you with English speaking clients.

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