Beneficiary Attendant (Institutional & Home Care Assistance)

Applications open for:

Chisasibi: Spring 2021
Waswanipi (local): Spring 2021

Apply Now!  April 30, 2021

Are you patient, caring, and helpful? Become a personal support worker or nurse’s aide!

Students are guaranteed employment with the Cree Board of Health upon graduation.

Learn how to:

  • Provide care and assistance to people of all ages and conditions
  • Help people recover or maintain their autonomy
870 hours (full-time, 35-weeks)
58 credits
Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS)

In partnership with: Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay

Do you have the prerequisites?

  • Secondary IV language of instruction, second language and mathematics
  • Secondary III English + successful completion of the General Development Test

How do I Apply?

It's simpler than you think.

Once you determine your course, contact your Local Education Consultant or SAES Office to determine the documents you will need. 

How do I Apply?


Identify the courses or program you wish to take

Review your options and build a learning plan with the adult education guidance counsellor.


Bring documents to your local Adult Education Office

Bring your birth certificate, social insurance number, and school reports/transcripts to your local Adult Education office. If you are applying for a vocational program, please contact your Local Education Consultant for more details on necessary documents. Find my local adult education office.


Fill out an application

If you applied for General Education classes, welcome! You may be able to start immediately after submitting your application. If you applied for a Vocational Program, you will be contacted following the selection process.

Cree School Board

Telephone: 418-923-2764
Toll Free: 1-866-999-2764

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Admin Office Hours
Monday - Wednesday : 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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