Institutional & Home Care Assistance

Registration open for:

Chisasibi: Winter 2021
Waswanipi (local): Winter 2021

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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 III language of instruction, second language and mathematics
  • Successful completion of the General Development Test

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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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