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What is a Personal Support Worker (PSW)?
A Personal Support Worker (PSW) is a health care worker that provides daily care to those who are not able to care for themselves (may include personal care, mobility and home management). This includes the elderly, individuals with physical disabilities and individuals with mental disabilities living at home or in long–term care facilities.
Is the Personal Support Worker Program Right for you?
This program is an excellent fit:
Personal Support Worker Bridging Overview
Students will develop a broad range of abilities to support individuals who need assistance with routine daily tasks and activities. Students will then apply combined theoretical knowledge with practical skills during field placements.
Some of the things you’ll learn to do:
HCPT College’s program is 350 hours
Clinical Work Placements: Hands-On Experience
Placements will include a total of 155 hours in two practicum settings in a community setting and long-term care setting. HCPT College arranges the placements for students where they will practice their skills and knowledge in a real live setting.
Students will gain:
To register, interested participants must undergo an assessment interview to determine suitability for the PSW program. To schedule an interview with our Director of Education, please call our office at 416 238 5956 Ext. 235 or 236. Our hours of operation are from Monday – Friday, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. Evening and weekend appointments scheduled by appointment
HCPT College is a division of Trillium Talent Resource Group, a recruitment & staffing firm in the health care industry. We are a private career college registered under the Private Career Act 2005 of Ontario. Our Personal Support Worker Program is aligned with the National Association of Career College’s (NACC) curriculum.
Why choose us?
Learning from the curriculum approved by the National Association of Career Colleges (NACC), the students will be working toward passing the national uniform final exam administered by NACC at the end of their program. Passing this exam is a PSW program requirement.
As a result of Canada’s aging population, the need for personal support workers is increasing. Graduates can find employment in nursing homes, retirement residences, hospitals, hospices, in home care to health care service organizations. Some relevant positions include: family caregiver, home support worker, personal aide & more.
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