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Personal Support Worker

Sheridan College - Davis
Canada, Ontario, Brampton
Tuition fee CA$18,986 per year

The fees shown here are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$16,438), health insurance and ancillary fees.

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Registration fee CA$400 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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More information

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Overview

Prepare for a caring career helping others!

Sheridan’s Personal Support Worker program prepares you to provide assistance to the elderly and individuals with disabilities across the lifespan.

What you’ll gain

In just one year, you can develop the skills you need to begin a satisfying career helping in a long-term care facility, supportive housing, home care, adult daycare and palliative care. A full 100% of our graduates find employment, and employers are 100% satisfied with the personal support workers they hire from Sheridan.

Things you’ll learn to do

  • Assist clients with activities of daily living, including meal prep, feeding and personal care.
  • Understand and empathize with clients and their challenging situations.
  • Lift and transfer clients.
  • Increase your clients’ comfort, safety and mobility.
  • Communicate clearly and compassionately with clients and report accurately.

Hands-on experience

Your training will include 350 hours (four full weeks) in two practicum settings, including a long-term care facility and your choice of community setting. Sheridan arranges your placements for you, and a faculty member supervises your Long Term Care placement. Field experiences often lead directly to employment after graduation.

Additional information

All professors teaching in the Personal Support Worker program hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree in nursing, and all are heavily engaged in the personal care field. They bring their own experience working in elder care to the classroom.

Career opportunities

When you graduate from Sheridan’s Personal Support Worker program, you can expect to quickly find a position helping the elderly or medically challenged youth.

Here are some places you might work:

  • Classrooms
  • Homecare
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Nursing homes
  • Supportive housing for seniors or young adults
Apply Now! September 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 5, 2023
Apply Now! January 2024
Application start
Mar 1, 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 1, 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! September 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 5, 2023
Apply Now! January 2024
Application start
Mar 1, 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 1, 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States