Environmental Service Aide Training Program Now Open for Intake

June 28, 2021
By Bob Peters

Cornwall Ontario – The Environmental Service Aide training course is now open for intake, and is part of an ongoing series of training programs that are offered in partnership with St. Lawrence College, Job Zone d’emploi and GIAG.

Training Program - Cornwall - Environmental Service Aide

The four-week Environmental Service Aide training program will be offered online and will run from July 5 to the 31st , 2021. The training includes:

  • Health and Safety
  • 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 and retirement homes. Participants will receive an ‘Acknowledgement of Participation’ from St. Lawrence College along with a certificate of completion from the Canadian Healthcare Housekeepers Association.

“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.

The program is being offered by St. Lawrence College and is funded by Skills Advance Ontario.

“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.”

How to Apply

There is no cost for eligible participants:

  • Unemployed / underemployed
  • Resident of Ontario
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada

To learn more, call St. Lawrence College at (613) 933-6080 ext. 2368 or email

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.


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