Personal Support Worker
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:
- Students under 19 require an OSSD
- Adequate English literacy level (CLB6)
- Physician’s clearance for physical and mental wellness
- Acceptable Volunteer Vulnerable Sector Clearance Report
- Up-to-date immunization