Health and Social Services Assistance in Nunavik

Code

5737

Diploma

DEP

Sector

Services sociaux, éducatifs et juridiques

Number of credits

66

Number of contact hours allotted for specific training

990 Hours

Statut

Program approved in 1999.

This program develops in students competencies common to various occupations involved in health and social services in Nunavik (Northern Québec). It provides the basic tools prerequisite to more advanced training in health and social services. More specifically, students are able:

. to meet basic client needs related to food, clothing, personal hygiene and safety

. to help clients with physical or psychosocial problems by welcoming them, identifying their needs, and referring them to appropriate resources

. to act as interpreters

. to organize and facilitate community activities, prevention or support groups, and information sessions

. to carry out administrative tasks such as making appointments, completing questionnaires, filing documents and producing reports.

To be admitted to the Health and Social Services Assistance in Nunavik program, students must meet the following conditions:

Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor's degree, and having a good knowledge of Inuktitut.
OR
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin, have a good knowledge of Inuktitut and have earned the Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.
OR
Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program, have a good knowledge of Inuktitut and have successfully completed the general development test, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.

Note: For programs of study in this category, persons may continue their general education courses concurrently with their vocational training provided that they have a good knowledge of Inuktitut and have earned at least the Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs established by the Minister or they are at least 18 years of age and have successfully completed the general development test (GDT).

Targeted professions (Link to Emploi Québec's IMT En ligne)

Job titles

Program content

Number or codeCourse Name / CompetencyHours
910212Determine their suitability for the occupation and the training process30
910225Communicate in various work situations75
910235Provide advice about healthy living habits75
910248Observe a person’s condition and behaviour 120
910254Apply principles and techniques of moving clients safely60
910263Ensure care, basic hygiene and well-being45
910272Behave in accordance with professional ethics30
910283Help interpret a written or verbal message in another language45
910298Participate in implementing campaigns promoting health and well-being120
910306Develop a helping relationship with a client and his or her loved ones60
910312Apply stress management techniques30
910322Adopt safe practices in the workplace30
910332Provide first aid 30
910343Adopt approaches designed to prevent or defuse a crisis45
910357Integrate into a work environment where health services are provided105
910366Integrate into a work environment where social services are provided90