Healthcare Program
Certificate

Personal Support Worker

Get career ready in 7-12 months with essential skills to take care of those that took care of us.

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About this 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.

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Type of Program
On completion of this program, Student will be awarded an Certificate.
Length of Program
This program is 7 Months(Full-time) to 12 Months (Part-time) of consecutive learning.
Availability of Program
Inquire for next available start date. Enrollment almost every month!

Financial Assistance for PSW Students

At A1-Global College, we are currently offering this program’s financial aid through the PSW Challenge Fund, which is being funded by the Ontario Government. Eligible students can receive up to $13,235 to cover the costs of tuition, books and other mandatory fees, as well as a stipend for a clinical work placement.

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Areas of Focus

What will I be Learning?

Some key components include:

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

Career Options

What Jobs will this program get me?

We get you Career ready for:

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

Career outlook

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.

95%

Graduate satisfaction

$40k

Median annual salary

$18/h

Median hourly rate

$40k annually or $18/Hour

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

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

This program is designed by NACC and subject to change at any given time. Modules are listed below:

  1. PSW Foundations
  2. Safety and Mobility
  3. Body Systems
  4. Assisting with Personal Hygiene
  5. Abuse and Neglect
  6. Household Management, Nutrition and Hydration
  7. Care Planning, Restorative Care, Documentation, Working in the Community
  8. Assisting the Family, Growth and Development
  9. Assisting the Dying Person
  10. Assisting with Medications
  11. Cognitive / Mental Health Issues and Brain Injuries
  12. Health Conditions

Student must also complete 310 Hours of Facility and Community placement.

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Financial Aid at A1-Global!

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The total cost of the course (including tuition, books, and materials) is spread into monthly payments. An initial deposit of 25% is due before the program of study starts and the balance is divided into equal monthly installments during the length of the course. The final installment is due one month prior to the completion of the program.

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Financial assistance may be available for those who qualify. For more information, log onto the OSAP website at https://osap.gov.on.ca

osap.gov.on.ca.

Second Career incentive is funding available for those who have been recently laid off. The goal of this program is to train professionals for programs with high career opportunities, skills training, and programs that have high demand (sector-wise).

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