The health and welfare professions

Les métiers de la santé et du secteur social

In the Orne, training in the health and welfare professions is designed to ensure rapid professionalization and thus guarantee local services.

Establishments and courses

Institut de Formation des Masseurs-Kinésithérapeutes (IFMK) - training institution specialising in massage and physiotherapy

Institut de formation en masso-kinesithérapie de Basse-Normandie
25, rue Balzac
B.P. 56
61002 Alençon Cedex
Tel.: 02 33 80 08 80

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  • National Diploma in Massage and Physiotherapy
  • National Diploma in Occupational Therapy

Croix-Rouge - Institut Régional de Formations Sanitaires et Sociales (IRFSS) Red Cross regional institute for health and welfare training

Centre de Formation professionnelle continue de la Croix Rouge
5, rue du Gué-de-Gesnes
61000 Alençon
Tel.: 02 33 31 67 00

  • Nurse
  • Paediatric Auxiliary Nurse
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Social Services Assistant
  • Social and Family Welfare Technician
  • National diploma in Social Care
  • Carer
  • Social Care Assistant
  • Medical-Psychological Carer

Institut Universitaire Technologique (IUT) – university technology institute

Site universitaire de Montfoulon
Alençon - Damigny
61250 Damigny
Tel.: 02 33 80 85 00

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  • Diplôme Universitaire de Technologie (DUT) – university technology diploma in Social Work with urban management option
  • Vocational degree/Director of personal care structures
  • University diploma in international technology studies (DUETE)

Lycée Saint Thomas d'Aquin

80 rue de la Boule
61100 Flers
Tel.: 02 33 64 90 79

  • Preparation for the entrance exam to the Institut de Formation en Soins Infirmiers (IFSI) – nursing school (nursing assistant, paediatric auxiliary nurse and nurse)
  • Preparation for the social work entrance exam (specialised education, education of young children, social service assistant, instructor-educator)

Lycée Marguerite-de-Navarre

Avenue du Général-Leclerc
61000 Alençon
Tel. : 02 33 80 33 50

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  • Preparation for the healthcare professions:  nurse, social assistant, educator, masseur-physiotherapist
  • Brevet de Technicien Supérieur (BTS) – higher technical diploma in services in the health and welfare sectors