Here are some of the highlights for this micro-credential. Please note that this credential is online and instructor-led.

  • No application process, no pre-requisites, open to anyone

  • Learn at your own pace using a computer, tablet or smartphone

  • Take up to 90 days to complete the course

  • Receive a certificate of course completion and digital badge for successfully completing the course which can be shared on social media (e.g. LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter), downloaded as a PDF, or even embedded in an email signature

Micro-credential Overview

In this 14-hour micro-credential, learners will explore safe practices when assisting with the personal and oral hygiene of clients, as well as demonstrate proper techniques for assisting with dressing and undressing clients with physical limitations. Lastly, learners will develop strategies for ensuring dignity, independence, preference, privacy, and safety in relation to client care.

Review the curriculum below to see the topics covered.  

Learners who successfully complete the micro-credential will earn a digital badge and certificate of course completion that can be downloaded and shared via social media. 

You will have access to the course for 90 days to work through the content.

Please note that this micro-credential is online and instructor-led.  Please email jennifer.mosley@saultcollege.ca to finalize your registration.


  • 1

    Welcome to the micro-credential!

    • Before we begin...

    • Welcome and Micro-credential Information

    • Personal Grooming and Hygiene Weekly Roadmap

    • Ask Your Instructor

  • 2

    Unit 1: Assisting with Hygiene and Grooming

    • Unit 1 Overview

    • Assignment 1: Empathizing with a Client

  • 3

    Unit 2: Dressing and Undressing Your Client

    • Unit 2 Overview

    • Activity 1: Assisting with Dressing and Undressing

    • Quiz 1

  • 4

    Unit 3: Assisting with Bathing

    • Unit 3 Overview

    • Assignment 2: Personal Hygiene Case Study

    • Quiz 2

  • 5

    Unit 4: Assisting with Oral Hygiene

    • Unit 4 Overview

    • Activity 2: Assisting with Oral Health Care

    • Quiz 3

  • 6

    Next steps

    • Summary

    • Before you go...

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