Herzing College - Ottawa

Personal Support Worker

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Program Information

School:Herzing College - Ottawa
Faculty:School of Health Care
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Health Aide
Description:

Personal Support Workers are critical to the health and well-being of the people they support. Individuals in this role are generally responsible for assisting clients in homes/apartments in the community, and long-term care facilities with tasks of daily living. They must provide not only for the comfort, safety and well-being of their clients, but also demonstrate sensitivity and respect for those in their care.

This program teaches students the necessary knowledge and practical skills for employment as Personal Support Workers in a home or apartment in the community or in a long term care facility. Areas of study include interpersonal skills, safety, abuse, household management and meal preparation and assisting with personal hygiene. Note: Certificates featured in the Personal Support Worker course: First Aid and CPR. Program length: 8 months, includes 11 week internship.

URL:Personal Support Worker at Herzing College - Ottawa
Length:655 Hour(s)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    A person who has a Secondary V degree or a D.E.P., or has received instruction deemed acceptable by the College and who meets one of the following requirements may be admitted to a program leading to an A.E.C.: - The person's studies have been interrupted for at least two consecutive terms or one school year. - The person is covered by an agreement entered into by the College and an employer or by a government program. - The person has completed at least one year of post-secondary studies spread over a period of one year or more.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 21, 2019