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Osilla Institute for Health Personnel Ltd.

4915 Bathurst Street, Suite 220, Toronto ON

Possible funding to those who qualify*

  • Second Career
  • Loans
  • Grants
  • Bursaries
  • Scholarships


Programs offered at each campus may vary, so be sure to check other campus offerings for the course you are most interested in.

Healthcare, Wellness, Pharma Programs

  • The objective of the PSW Certificate Program is to help students master the personal and occupational skills needed to be an exceptional Personal Support Worker. The program is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to provide personal care and home management services to communities and institutional settings such as hospitals, nursing homes, long-term care facilities and private homes. Students must be 19 years of age on the first day of class or have completed their OSSD. Applicants may request to write a test if they do not meet the academic requirements. The test takes about an hour in multiple choice formats. Our success and our students success depends upon the quality of our students, so we also screen to make sure that you are a compassionate and caring individual looking for a way to make a living that is both personally and professionally rewarding. If so then becoming a Personal Support Worker could be perfect for you, however if not then we reserve the right to decline admission due to unsuitability. While Osilla Institute does not offer OSAP program assistance, we do offer a wide range of other affordable option for you to attend our college. Please fill out this form for more information.
  • This PSW Bridging Program has 350 hours of training in total. There will be 195 hours of theoretical training, 100 hours of practicum training and 55 hours of community placement. The theoretical component of the Bridging Program is broken into 12 modules. Students must attain a minimum of 70% and pass all the performance demonstrations. The practicum training included 155 hours. Students will need to do 100 hours in clinical placement, which they will be supervised and 55 hours in the community for volunteer work. Osilla can arrange the clinical and community placements for our students. To qualify for the PSW Bridging Program is for students that are:
    • Health Care Aides - Canadian Graduate Home Support Workers - Canadian Graduate
    • Personal Support Worker - Canadian Graduate
    • Nurse or Registered Nurse – Domestic or Foreign Trained with Degree in Nursing
    • Practical Nurse: Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)
    • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – Domestic or Foreign Trained

Toronto Campus


For over the 30 years Osilla Institute has been training PSWs and providing quality workers for employers to meet their healthcare needs.


Osilla is well known in the healthcare industry for producing high quality professionals, and our graduates are consistently sought out by prospective employers


We care deeply about each student's success and are dedicated to providing the highest level of job-seeking support in your new chosen career.


Osilla Institute has prepared thousands of students for careers in the healthcare industry since 1983 and helped them obtain employment after graduation.

*All student funding, whether made available privately or through various government branches, is only approved to those who qualify, by the original source of funding. There are many criteria that each candidate must meet to be approved. Schools can only inform you of what may be available.