In an effort to meet the current labour shortage in the healthcare network, new training programs are available in the Estrie region. Training programs are available to become a nursing assistant or an administrative officer. Acceptance into either program is accompanied by a scholarship.
the 14-month training program is being offered to train 132 new nursing assistants in the Estrie region. It will begin on Jan. 17, 2022 and will allow candidates to receive a $20,000 scholarship to study. Interested candidates have until Dec. 20, 2021 to register through the website www.admissionfp.com.
Training is offered at the following four vocational training centres:
Centre régional intégré de formation (CRIF) (Granby);
Centre de formation professionnelle 24-Juin (Sherbrooke);
Lennoxville Vocational Training Centre (Sherbrooke);
Centre de formation professionnelle le Granit (Lac-Mégantic).
To meet the conditions of the bursary, candidates must commit to working full-time as a nursing assistant at the CIUSSS de l’Estrie – CHUS for two years after the training.
There are also 186 scholarships of $4,000 available for training as an administrative officer.
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