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Personal Support Worker Certificate Program

The Personal Support Worker (PSW) program provides students with the current concepts, principles, and practices used in Canada. Students acquire the necessary skills to respond to the emotional and physical needs of residents and clients who are under their care. As a result, successful graduates find employment in Community Health Care Agencies, Nursing Homes, Retirement Homes, Hospitals, Schools, Hospices and Group Homes.

Area of Focus

  • Role of the PSW
  • Assessment of Client Needs
  • Implementation of Care Plans
  • Communication Skills
  • Safety at Work
  • Household Management
  • Meal Preparation
  • Helping Patients with Medications
  • Visitation Skills 

Employment Opportunities

As a graduate of this program, you may find employment in a range of healthcare-related jobs. Our program prepares you to find job opportunities at public or private sectors as a Personal Support Worker.

Salary

According to jobbank.gc.ca, you can earn a median salary of $18/hr as a Personal Support Worker (NOC 4412).

Admissions Requirements

• Grade 12 Diploma (or equivalent) or
• Mature Student Status
• Medical Form Completed by a Doctor
• Police Clearance
• Good Command of the English Language

Program Availability 

  • Mississauga Campus

Career Options

  • Personal Support Worker
  • Personal Care Attendant
  • Personal Aide
  • Home Support Worker
  • Resident Homemaker