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Personal Support Worker

About The Program

The Personal Support Worker program provides the opportunity for students to pursue a 9-week field placement for hands-on experience.

Career Opportunities

As a Personal Support Worker graduate, you will qualify for positions such as Home Care Agencies, Nursing Homes, Private Residences and Hospitals.

Employers Who Have Hired Eastern Grads

  • Ridgewood Addiction Services
  • Forest Dale Nursing Home
  • York Care Centre
  • Pine Grove Nursing Home
  • Eden Special Care Home
  • Alleira Living

Program Details

The need for home support workers and personal care attendants is increasing as our population ages. A role in this rewarding field will see you providing support to clients and their families that need assistance; whether elderly, disabled, or recovering from a serious illness or injury.

As a Personal Support Worker, your job will be to assist individuals with their daily routines, including preparing meals and feeding, maintaining personal hygiene, running errands, monitoring medication and recovery, and informal counselling support. Studying to become a Personal Support Worker at Eastern College will provide you with the skills required to meet provincial standards, to help you find a job in your chosen field that much quicker.

Students enrolled in this program receive:

  • WHMIS awareness certificate;
  • First Aid with Heartstart;
  • National Association of Career Colleges (NACC) curriculum.
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Provincial Funding

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*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.