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?
To get started with your application, you must attend an in-person information session on one of the following dates:
- Thursday, June 1st, 2023 – 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
- Monday, June 12th, 2023 – 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
To sign up for an information session, please complete this Google form: PSW Information Session Sign-Up
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
Further questions? Contact us.