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Personal Support Worker Diploma

Careers in healthcare, community and personal support are increasing with the baby boomers generation getting older. The Personal Support Worker (PSW) Diploma prepares students for an exciting and enriched career providing care and support for those who need it. Students will gain knowledge onhow to provide for children, adults and the elderly with effective assistance in various aspects of their lives including personal care, hygiene, medication management, mobility and household management.

Students will learn fundamental nursing skills, standard first aid, and also gain Basic Rescuer (Level C) CPR Certification. With hands-on experience during a clinical placement, our students develop the skills required to provide long-term care and support to patients and individuals in need.

Courses include


  • Managing Ongoing Conditions
  • Medications & Exams
  • Patient Mobility
  • Personal Hygiene & Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Basic Rescuer (Level C) CPR Certifications
  • Clinical Placement
  • Clinical Skills
  • Cognitive Impairment and Mental Health
  • Household Management
  • Meal Preparation
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills
  • Care Planning
  • PSW Skills Demonstration – Hygiene
  • PSW Skills Demonstration – Infant Care
  • PSW Skills Demonstration – Safety & Mobility
  • Patient Safety
  • Standard First Aid

Admission Requirements


Contact us today, an Admissions Representative would be glad to help you select a program to pursue and determine if you meet Admission Requirements, including:
  • Grade 12 (or equivalent), or Mature Student status.
  • Good command of the English language
  • Completion of an Admissions Interview

Career Opportunities


Graduates of the Personal Support Worker Diploma Program pursue a variety of PSW roles in healthcare settings such as:
  • Adult Care Centers
  • Child Daycare Centers
  • Group Homes
  • Hospices
  • Palliative Care Units
  • Long-term Facilities
  • Retirement Homes / Residences

Financial Assistance


Several funding options exist for students, our Financial Aid Officer would be glad to answer any of your questions and help you apply for funding for your education. Student Financial Assistance Options include:
  • Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)
  • Employment Ontario Second Career Program
  • Interest-Free Monthly Payment Plan Options
  • CanVet Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) and SISIP Financial Services
  • Ontario Disability Support Program
  • Workplace Safety and Insurance Board
  • CIBC Education Line of Credit
  • Employer or Agency Sponsorship of Education
  • Aboriginal and First Nation Funding Programs
  • Lifelong Learning and Registered Education Savings Plans
  • and more!

  • Program Type : Diploma
  • Program Duration : 28 Weeks
  • Eligibility : Grade 12 (or equivalent)
  • Program Category : Accounting

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