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Personal Support Worker


PWS Poster


Program Location: Tytler Centre for Continuing Education (131 Ontario Street, Guelph)

Length: Sep-Jun, 38 weeks, 25hrs/week

Program Accreditation and Standards: accredited as having met all professional educational requirements

Curriculum: anatomy, physiology, mobility, safety, hygiene, abuse, household management, care planning, cognition, mental health, managing ongoing conditions, assisting with medications, palliative care, interpersonal skills, career education

Clinical Practice: 330 hours

Instructional Staff: Instructor holds Ontario teaching and professional nursing qualifications and clinical instructors are registered with the College of Nurses

Job Success Rate: 85% job placements at private and public long-term care facilities and community care agencies

Wage Range: $19 – $25/hr

Benefits: PSW, CPR and First Aid Certificate; Gentle Persuasive Approach Certificate (GPA); marketing skills; employer contacts; work experience; OSSD credits if required


Course Tuition Fee: $1400 includes CPR and First Aid Certification, GPA 

Course Materials Fee: $350 includes materials and books  


How do I apply?

The current PSW session is underway; however, we welcome the opportunity to discuss future training with you. Please click on the contact link below if you are interested.

We look forward to meeting with you to discuss this opportunity to start your PSW career!

Prerequisites for the PSW Program:

Further questions? Contact us.

Continuing Education Info Card (PDF)