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

FAQ

  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 Karen.Howie@dsbn.org.

Cost:

There are no tuition fees. Read here for more details 

Next Start:

September 2024: intakes will start in April 2024

Location:

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

Contact:

Email: Karen.Howie@dsbn.org