Personal Support Worker
“Knowing that you are making a difference” to people who need you is what makes this career choice very rewarding. Graduates of the Personal Support Worker Diploma Program are prepared to pursue a career in the traditional nursing assistant role in health care environments such as nursing homes, retirement residences, hospitals, hospices, and with health care service organizations.
Sensitivity to individuals and their rights is a central theme of the instruction for the Personal Support Worker. Students will acquire the necessary skills to respond to the emotional and physical needs of residents and clients who are under their care.
This 27 week program includes 11 weeks of clinical placement and is offered mornings, afternoons, and evenings.
In order to graduate from this program, you must pass a national uniform examination administered by the National Association of Career Colleges.