Personal Support Worker


Course Description

Help with personal care can mean the difference between people living independently and giving up their homes. The demand for personal support workers is greater than ever and keeps growing in order to meet the needs of a retiring population. Make a difference every day by helping people live with independence and dignity.

Personal support workers provide supportive care to clients who are experiencing physical, cognitive, emotional and behavioural challenges. PSWs work under the direction of both the client and regulated health care professionals such as registered nurses and registered practical nurses.

  • Opportunities working in hospitals, long-term care facilities, retirement homes, community agencies providing support in the client’s home and self-employment.
  • Graduates are ready for employment in less than one year with no further qualifying exam or certification required.

Is it for you?

Personal support workers are caring professionals. People who thrive in this career:

  • Really like interaction with people, talking and listening
  • Are comfortable working as part of a team
  • Come from a variety of backgrounds
  • Enjoy helping others

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