Training for care and health professionals

HUG actively participates in providing practical training for health professionals, enabling them to further develop their competencies.

Initial training

  • Practical, pre-professional training placements for the caring and social sectors
  • Training placements for student Care and Community Health Assistants (ASSC) from the CFPS (the Center for Professional Training in Health and Social Care)
  • Vocational apprenticeship places for ASSCs (8 per year) and for vocational training in care and support (ASA) (15 places per year)
  • Training places for those following a modular ASA training course under a professional re-integration program

Training at the Higher College of Education in Health (HEdS)

  • Practical training as a Nurse, Midwife, Physiotherapist, Occupational therapist, Dietitian, Medical Radiology Technician, training as a Social Worker and Psycho motor Therapist, provided by certified training practitioners.

Postgraduate training

  • Partnership agreement with UFRS (The University Institute for Care Research and Training at the Faculty of Medicine and Biology of the University of Lausanne) for training towards a masters or doctorate in nursing science.
  • Specialist postgraduate training places for professionals
  • Symposiums and participation in conferences as a contributor.

Continuous training

The specialist care training programs offered by the Training Center are listed in their Training Brochure (FR).


Last update : 21/08/2023