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New Training Program Will Meet Employment Need in Cornwall Region

An Environmental Aide is mopping a hospital floor next to an empty patient bed.

St. Lawrence College (SLC) in partnership with the Eastern Ontario Training Board is offering a four-week, online training program in Environmental Service Aide. The course will run from March 15 to April 12, 2021.

The training is being offered through SLC’s Corporate Training department. The training includes:

  • Health and Safety
  • WHMIS
  • Basic Housekeeping
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Infection Control, and more


Once the training is completed, participants will be qualified for work in hospitals, long-term care facilities, retirement homes, hotels, production plants, and more.

"The Environmental Services Aide is an important job and a busy one. We contribute every day to making people’s lives better and giving sick people the best chance to recover from their illness. It’s a healthcare job, so job security is excellent, and the work is in high demand," said Cindy Ley, Manager, Environmental Services, Cornwall Community Hospital.

"SLC Corporate Training is committed to meeting the learning needs of businesses in our community and is actively working with over 345 organizations and thousands of students focused on programs and skills that address the demands of the new economy," said Glenna Schaillee, SLC Manager, Skills Training and Economic Development. "Our mandate is to meet the challenges our partners face with relevant, flexible, practical programs that offer on-the-job training to students/employees with the goal of increasing productivity and closing the skills gap while supporting the commercial growth and prosperity of Eastern Ontario."

Funding may be available to those who qualify. To learn more, call GIAG 613.525.1533 or JOB ZONE D’EMPLOI 613.933.9675


ABOUT ST. LAWRENCE COLLEGE

St. Lawrence College is an integral part of the economic life and social fabric of Eastern Ontario, with campuses in Kingston, Brockville, and Cornwall. St. Lawrence College consistently ranks as one of Ontario’s leading community colleges, preparing students for the global economy with relevant, practical, and experiential learning opportunities. Offering over 100 full-time programs, St. Lawrence College is a close-knit community of 10,000 full-time students and more than 100,000 alumni.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Media Contact:
Laura Tulchinsky
Communications Officer
St. Lawrence College
613.329.2451
ltulchinsky@sl.on.ca

Julie Einarson
Senior Advisor, Communications and Government Relations
St. Lawrence College
613.328.2440
jeinarson@sl.on.ca

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