Certification Program

Transform Your Long-Term Care Facility with Premier Leadership Training

Elevate Operational Excellence and Patient Care with Our EVS Leadership Course – Tailored for Housekeeping/Environmental Services Supervisors/Managers.

As a forward-thinking Long-Term Care Administrator, you’re tasked with making pivotal decisions every day. The strength of your leadership team, especially within housekeeping/environmental services, significantly impacts your facility’s operational efficiency and quality of care. The EVS Leadership Certification Program is designed to empower your managers with advanced leadership skills that foster a high-performance culture, ensuring your facility not only meets but exceeds healthcare standards.


  • Empower Your Team Leaders: Equip them with the skills to effectively manage and motivate their teams.

  • Enhanced Operational Efficiency: Implement best practices for operational excellence, improving quality of care and patient satisfaction.

  • Flexible Online Learning: Allow your supervisors to learn at their own pace, with minimal disruption to daily operations.

  • Ongoing Support: Gain access to extensive resources and a network of peers for continuous learning.

Course Features

  • Comprehensive Curriculum: Modules crafted by industry experts covering essential leadership and operational management skills.

  • Real-World Applications: Practical scenarios and case studies tailored to the unique challenges of long-term care facilities.

  • Flexible Learning Schedule: Course designed to fit the busy schedules of healthcare professionals.

  • Certificate of Achievement: Formal recognition for your staff’s commitment to excellence upon course completion.

Loyalist College is pleased to partner with Canadian Healthcare Housekeepers Association (CHHA) under the Skills Advanced Ontario – EOCC Healthcare program to provide jobseekers and incumbent workers in Eastern Ontario with education in Environmental Aide, and to support learners in securing employment within the healthcare sector.

Tiffeny Dyck
Corporate Programs Officer
Loyalist College

Our partnership with CHHA was productive, innovative and easy. Their leadership was open to innovation, flexible and on-the-mark with their insights and guidance. As a result, our joint initiative was effective and impactful. Their EVS program was relevant and accessible and assisted our clients to enhance their skills and become more competitive in a tight labour-market.

Mandie Abrams
Executive Director
Hospitality Workers Training Centre

St. Lawrence College has enjoyed a very successful partnership with the CHHA over the past few years, providing training opportunities to Job Seekers to work in this very important sector and to upskill those already working in the industry.

Glenna Schaillee
Corporate Learning
St. Lawrence College

Exclusive Offer for Long-Term Care Facilities

Benefit from additional discounts for group enrollments to foster your team’s growth together. This is your opportunity to revolutionize your housekeeping/environmental services management – spaces for 2024 are limited.

Frequently Asked Questions

Expand fields below to explore answers to common questions from Administrators in Long Term Care.

This online training program is designed for healthcare and long-term care housekeeping/environmental services managers and supervisors in Canada. Originally offered in partnership with the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA), now exclusively through the CHHA it equips participants with the practical, technical management, and leadership skills necessary for managing the housekeeping/environmental services department within a hospital or long-term care facility.

The educational prerequisite for this course is a minimum of Grade 12 education or equivalent and an active membership with the CHHA. This program pricing includes a 1 year membership with the CHHA. Renewal fee is $105/year.

The program is self-paced, but students can complete it within twelve months. An estimated 4-5 hours of study per week is required. Despite the two-week turnaround for mentor grading, students may proceed to the next module unimpeded.

Yes, all enrolled students are provided with a dedicated mentor for one-on-one coaching and support throughout the program.

The course consists of 14 modules covering a wide range of topics, including human resources, labor relations, communication, housekeeping methodology, infection prevention and control, and more, culminating with operating a budget.

Completion is based on 65 assignments, 13 quizzes, and a final exam. A certificate of completion is awarded to participants who successfully complete all requirements and score 80% or higher overall.

The registration fee is $1575.00 plus HST.

Payments can be made by Credit Card (with a processing fee), Cheque, or EFT payments (without processing fees).

Upon successful registration, you will receive a confirmation email with your login information. Within 5 business days, you’ll receive your introduction package and be assigned a mentor.

CHHA offers refunds up to 30 days after purchase, subject to an administration fee to offset processing costs.

Have a question you would like to ask?

We are available to answer any questions you may have and encourage you to contact us through email or phone at your convenience.

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