Learn Your Future Here – Become a Personal Support Worker

Overview

Whether you are looking to deepen your expertise or want to get started in the field, our Personal Support Worker Certificate program will help prepare you for a meaningful career working with children, adolescents, adults and seniors who are experiencing behavioural, social, emotional and psychiatric difficulties and living at home, hospitals, senior homes and in long-term care facilities.

Program:PSW
Campus:Scarborough, Markham
Format:Classroom Learning, First Aid/CPR Training, Internships

Students enrolled in this program may qualify for financial assistance through the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP), Second Career, or selected social assistance programs.

What You Will Learn
  • Individuality of the Person
  • Role of the Worker
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Safety
  • Assisting a person with Mobility
  • Abuse
  • Household Management and Meal Preparation
  • Providing Optimal Support/Care Planning
  • Assisting a Person with Personal Hygiene
  • Assisting the Family
  • Cognitive Impairment and Mental Health Issues
  • Assisting a Person to Manage Ongoing Conditions
  • Assisting a Person with Medications
  • Assisting a Person who is Dying
  • Clinical Placement

 

 

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Your Potential Jobs

Potential careers include opportunities in long-term facilities, senior’ homes and apartments, group and retirement homes, adult day programs, hospitals, and more.

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Please note that some career and education options may require advanced degrees, further training or experience.

Start Today! Want to learn more about how our Personal Support Worker Certificate may help you achieve your career goals? Please fill out the form and one of our admissions officers will be in touch to discuss your options.

 

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