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Personal Support Worker Program
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 Program (PSW) 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 700 hours
Clinical Work Placements: Hands-On Experience
Placements will include a total of 310 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:
HCPT College is a division of Trillium Talent Resource Group: A Recruitment and Staffing Firm. HCPT offers high-quality programs that address the needs of both healthcare employers and students. Our licensing prep courses have a high rate of success and many of our certificate programs are offered on-site at acute care hospitals in Toronto.
Through Trillium Talent Resource Group, HCPT is able to provide additional services to our students to assist them with securing nursing employment by offering: