Long-term Care Home Assistant


Please note:

​Through the SkillsAdvance 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. For more information, please contact Tina Plat.


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.

Completion Requirements

For successful completion of this micro-credential, students will successfully complete and pass all courses listed.


Recognition of Professional Development

Awarded by the Registrar's Office to those who have successfully completed a defined list of related courses or workshops that focus on a specific discipline. Typically less than 136 hours and may or may not include formal assessment. The criteria are determined by the college.


Visit your student portal to track your progress. When you have successfully completed the requirements, you can print your certificate.