Personal Support Worker


What Does The PSW Program Offer?

Personal Support Workers are in high demand! After finishing the PSW program, students will be able to work in a variety of settings, such as long-term care homes, hospitals and retirement homes, supportive living, and home care environments. Are you ready to enter this rewarding career? Contact us today!

Program Details:

•    Complete your certificate in 6 to 10 months
•    Daytime, evening and weekend class options
•    Placements in a variety of settings, such as long-term care, homecare, retirement living, adult day programs, schools, and more
•    Clinical placements are 6am-2pm anywhere in the Niagara Region
•    Community and Consolidated placements are full-time hours; variable shifts

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Who Should Take This Program

You should take this program if you:

  • Are 18 years or older
  • Have a strong desire to care for vulnerable people
  • Are looking for a new career
  • Enjoy working with people
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What Can I Do With This Program?

As part of the Personal Support Worker program, you will be able to:

  • Get over 400 hours of hands-on experience
  • Start a new career with a 90% placement rate
  • Earn $17.50-$27.00 per hour with lots of opportunities for overtime
  • Earn credits toward your high school diploma


  What does it means to be a PSW?

I misplaced my certificate. How can I receive a new one? or my Transcript?

How Do I Apply?

Please review the PSW Eligibility and Next Steps

To Apply for our PSW program complete the PSW Application Form and send to


There are no tuition fees. Read here for more details 

Next Start:

September 2024: intakes will start in April 2024


St. Catharines
Lifetime Learning Centre
535 Lake St., St. Catharines