New accelerated nursing assistant training grants available

New accelerated nursing assistant training grants available

Record Staff

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
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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