|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Nominal duration||1 year/ 2 semesters, includes 2 field placements|
|Tuition fee||CA$16,303 per year
The fees shown here are estimates only for and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$14,937), health insurance and ancillary fees.
Please REVIEW the Centennial College`s refund/withdraw policy.
|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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|Dormitory fee||CA$12,000 per year
The above fee is an estimated amount for during the two academic semesters.
There are a lot of housing options for you to choose from depending on your needs and preferences. Be sure to find a place close to your campus and easily accessible by regular and frequent public transit.
High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents):
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, you must be from an English-speaking country or, you must provide proof of English proficiency in one of the following ways:
If your IELTS/TOEFL score does not meet the minimum English language requirement for direct entry, you may choose to enter the English Language Learning (ELL) certificate program, offered by Centennial’s School of Advancement, is an intensive, full-time academic pathway program.
After admission but prior to each program field placement, you are required to:
The Personal Support Worker program will prepare you with the knowledge and skills to provide compassionate care when assisting individuals with broad-spectrum conditions and health care needs. Your help will enable them to lead active and fulfilling lives in the community and institutions, both here and abroad.
The Personal Support Worker courses will focus on the full range of home and health-related services required by individuals with physical disabilities, cognitive impairments, and chronic and acute illnesses. The skills and knowledge you receive will give you the flexibility to adapt to a variety of settings such as hospitals, homes, schools, community residential agencies, and long-term or chronic-care facilities.
Clinical and Community Practices
During your time in the Personal Support Worker program, you will learn through a hands-on approach facilitated by hospital and community health care-experienced faculty members. Additionally, clinical and community setting learning opportunities will allow you to offer direct care to individuals. You will gain experience caring for persons across their lifespan and learn to effectively communicate and collaborate with members of an interprofessional health care team.
The training you receive can open doors through Centennial’s Bridging for Personal Support Worker to Practical Nursing Program.
- Personal Support Worker
- Home Support Worker
- Home Health Care Worker
- Personal Care Attendant
Areas of Employment
- Long-term care facilities
- Residential facilities
- Retirement homes
- Community support agencies
- Private duty and home care
- School systems (with behaviourally challenged and developmentally delayed children)