Personal Support Worker Training Courses in Canada

Schools providing training courses, certificates, diplomas or degree programs of Personal Support Worker in Canada




Total 251 training courses and degree programs available in Canada.

Personal Support Worker (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Georgian College
Training Center(s): Barrie, Canada
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This program is designed to prepare students with the knowledge and skills needed to provide support services to people living at home, in long term care or acute care facilities, and to function as integral members of the health care team. Upon successful completion of this program, the graduate will have demonstrated the ability to effectively communicate with clients, families and members of the health care team. They will also have demonstrated their ability to provide safe and competent care for individual clients who are experiencing physical, cognitive, emotional and behavioural challenges. Personal Support Workers (PSWs) are unregulated health care providers who work under the supervision of a regulated health care professional or in the supported independent living environment under the direction of the client.

Personal Support Worker (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Centennial College
Training Center(s): Toronto, Canada
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The Personal Support Worker program will prepare you with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and assistance to allow individuals to lead active and fulfilled lives in the community and institutions. It focuses on the full range of home and health related services required by the elderly, clients with disabilities, chronic illnesses, cognitive impairment and also clients recovering from acute illnesses.

Your training will give you the flexibility to adapt to a variety of settings, such as in the home, schools, community residential facilities, nursing homes or chronic care facilities.

Program Highlights

Graduates have demonstrated the ability to:
•Act within the personal support worker role, under supervision, and by following care/service plans and established policies and procedures
•Participate as a member of the care service teams in both community and institutional settings
•Collaborate and report observations to appropriate health care team members in an ongoing, timely manner and document this information promptly
•Support the client’s personal and home management care requirements and pre... [Read More]

Personal Support Worker (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Canadore College
Training Center(s): North Bay, Canada
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This one-year certificate program trains students to offer personal care and home management services to clients in community or institutional settings. Personal support workers are valuable members of the health care team, providing services to clients with physical, cognitive, emotional, and behavioral challenges. Students learn through in-class, hands-on labs and community placements. PSWs are highly sought-after as health care providers, working under a regulated health professional or in a supported independent living environment.

What You Learn
•Human biology
•Clinical and lab work
•Mental health
•Client, family and community
•Lifespan

Personal Support Worker (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Cambrian College of Applied Arts and Technology
Training Center(s): Sudbury, Canada
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In just eight months, Cambrian College&,#146,s Personal Support Worker program prepares students to assist clients with activities of daily living. Students gain the knowledge and practical experience to contribute to the quality of life of individuals who live in a facility or community setting by promoting their independence, dignity, social, emotional and physical well-being, mobility, personal appearance, comfort, and safety. This program prepares students to meet the program standards as defined by the Ministry of Colleges, Training and Universities. Three practicums are included: two in a long-term care setting or hospital and another in a community setting.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of the Personal Support Worker program may find employment in a community setting, long-term care facilities or hospital setting.

Personal Support Worker - Acute Care

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: New Brunswick Community College
Training Center(s): Moncton, Canada
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You can make a difference by being empathetic to people in need. Get the tools to provide care and support to clients and their families with our Personal Support Worker: Acute Care program. Become an important part of an individual’s health care team through in-class learning and hands-on practicums that teach you to provide acute care services. Whether you provide care in physical, mental, community or personal health services, you’ll respect and recognize each patient’s dignity, giving them the quality of care that both they and their families require. Our program teaches you to assist patients in functioning as independently as possible, while working safely in the spirit of compassion.

What You Will Learn

Anatomy and Physiology
Medical Terminology
Mental Health
Health Care in Canada
Healthy Living
Nursing Concepts and Skills
Elderly Care
Interpersonal Communication
Clinical Practicums

Personal Support Worker: Long Term Care

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: New Brunswick Community College
Training Center(s): Woodstock, Canada
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You can impact the lives of patients and their families on a long-term basis. The Personal Support Worker: Long Term Care program gives you the tools you need to deliver a wide variety of support services, community services and physical and mental health care services. Your future clients will be those with long-term care needs, who require assistance to function as independently as possible. If you are compassionate, this might be the career for you.

What You Will Learn

Anatomy and Physiology
Medical Terminology
Nursing Concepts and Skills
Healthy Living
Interpersonal Communication
Clinical Practicums
Elder Care
Work Safely

Personal Support Worker - Acute Care

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: New Brunswick Community College
Training Center(s): Fredericton, Miramichi, Moncton, Saint John, St. Andrews, Woodstock, Canada
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You can make a difference by being empathetic to people in need. Get the tools to provide care and support to clients and their families with our Personal Support Worker: Acute Care program. Become an important part of an individual’s health care team through in-class learning and hands-on practicums that teach you to provide acute care services. Whether you provide care in physical, mental, community or personal health services, you’ll respect and recognize each patient’s dignity, giving them the quality of care that both they and their families require. Our program teaches you to assist patients in functioning as independently as possible, while working safely in the spirit of compassion.

What You Will Learn

Anatomy and Physiology
Medical Terminology
Mental Health
Health Care in Canada
Healthy Living
Nursing Concepts and Skills
Elderly Care
Interpersonal Communication
Clinical Practicums

Personal Support Worker(PSW) (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Victoria International College of Business & Technology
Training Center(s): Toronto, Canada
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Personal Support Worker Diploma Program contains a total of 26 weeks of in class and practicum training. Upon graduating, students will not only have their diploma but also a CPR &, First Aid certificate.

The goal of the Personal Support Worker Program is to help individuals master the required personal and occupational qualities needed to care for people living at home and in long-term care facilities. Students will learn to indentify and respond to the physical and emotional needs of clients/consumers. Promoting physical and mental activation, observing and communicating with the client, handling specialized equipment, providing complete personal and physical care are all basic skills which will be developed throughout this program.

The responsibilities of the Personal Support Worker includes: assisting with personal hygiene, mobility, household management, meal preparation, ongoing medical conditions and medications, documentation procedures and vital signs. The Personal Support Worker will also be skilled in cognitive impairment and mental health issues, as well as providing optimal support and care planning.

Course Content Inclu... [Read More]

Personal Support Worker (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Smiths Falls Campus of Willis College
Training Center(s): Smiths Falls, Canada
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Personal Support Workers (PSW) provide assistance to individuals who require short or long-term care and help those in need to maintain comfort and quality of life. Professionals in this field assist people with their day-to-day activities and also act as companions, preventing loneliness and bringing positivity to the lives of others.

If you’re a compassionate individual looking for a profession that is both personally and professionally rewarding, becoming a Personal Support Worker could be an excellent choice.

Becoming a Qualified Personal Support Worker

The Personal Support Worker Diploma Program from Willis College in Smith Falls Ontario provides the hands-on training, personal one-on-one instruction and guided support you need to pursue a rewarding PSW career.

This program is approved by the National Association of Career Colleges (NACC) and includes training in important Care Aide areas, including:
•Individuality of the Client
•Interpersonal Skills
•Role of the Worker
•Safety
•Assisting with Mobility
•Abuse
•Household Management/Meal Prep
•Support/Care Planning
•Personal Hygiene
•Assisting the FamilyRead More]

Personal Support Worker (NACC) (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Cobourg Campus of Willis College
Training Center(s): Cobourg, Canada
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The Personal Support Worker program was developed as part of the Ontario Government’s initiative to reform long-term care and community support services. These services are provided to people in long-term care facilities, group homes and those living at home in the community. This program standardizes training and provides a solid educational base for workers who provide long-term care and support services in both institutional and community settings.

Employment Opportunities
Graduates of the Personal Support Worker program may look for employment in a number of areas including long term care facilities, home care agencies, with boards of education-special needs children, senior citizen recreation centers, hospitals, group homes, respite and palliative care centers.

Prerequisites
?Ontario Secondary School Diploma, General Education Diploma or Mature Student Status
?Successful interview with the Registrar
?Photo ID/SIN document verification letter
?Must be willing and able to do shift work
?Medical Certificate indicating that the student is free of communicable disease and has an up to date immunization record
?Submission of... [Read More]

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