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Personal Support Worker

Tuition fee CA$16,187 per year

The fees shown here are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$13,740), 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

This program is designed to prepare students with the knowledge and skills needed to provide support services to people living at home, in long term care or acute care facilities, and to function as integral members of the health care team. Upon successful completion of this program, students learn to effectively communicate with clients, families and members of the health care team, and to provide safe and competent care for individual clients experiencing physical, cognitive, emotional and behavioural challenges. Personal Support Workers (PSWs) are unregulated health care providers who work under the supervision of regulated health care professionals or in the supported independent living environment under the direction of the client.

Why this program?

  • Get real-world experience with two clinical placements at a local agency
  • High employment rate in your local area
  • Georgian`s faculty bring expert knowledge to the classroom from both private and public practices and institutions
  • High demand for PSWs, including hospitals that prefer to hire Georgian grads
  • Get local placements in your community
  • Grads receive credentials to work in long-term care facilities and hospitals

Career opportunities

Graduates provide and facilitate clearly identified personal care and routine activities of daily living in order to assist clients in being as healthy and as independent as possible. PSW graduates may find employment in retirement homes, long term care facilities, homes for the aged, various community agencies (private and public), acute care facilities, as well as in independent practice.

Apply Now! May 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
May 8, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! May 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
May 8, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States