New intakes to this micro-credential are available for the 23-24 academic year.
Through the Literacy and Basic Skills Employment Ontario program, the tuition for this micro-credential may be free. You must be able to take both courses over 5 weeks and meet the eligibility criteria.
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This fully online micro-credential prepares learners for entry-level work in a long-term care (LTC) home. Understanding the value of person-centered care in LTC homes as well as the skills needed for Infection, Prevention and Control (IPAC), food service, protective equipment, housekeeping, and laundry are key learning outcomes to ensure learners are confident to keep residents, visitors, and co-workers safe. This 63-hour program is recognized as 'essential' training for 'essential' workers. Note: Admission to the program is required prior to course registration.
Awarded by the Registrar's Office to those who have successfully completed a defined list of related courses that focus on a specific competency. Typically less than 136 hours and include assessment. The quality criteria are determined by the college.