Canadore College

Personal Support Worker

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Program Information

School:Canadore College
Faculty:School of Health, Wellness and Social Services
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Health Aide
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant
Description:This program trains students to offer personal care and home management services to clients in community or institutional settings. Personal support workers provide services to clients with physical, cognitive, emotional and behavioural challenges. Learn hands-on in the classroom, on community placements and in the home environment simulation lab equipped with high-end fidelity audio/visual equipment and interactive mannequins. PSWs are highly sought after as health care providers, working collaboratively as part of the health care team or in a supported independent living environment.
URL:Personal Support Worker at Canadore College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $14,608

The listed cost includes ancillary fees. *Ancillary Fees are under review as a result of COVID-19 and alternative service and program delivery plans. This is the maximum potential fee, and is subject to decrease.
Careers:Visiting Homemakers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 5.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 60] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 55] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 525]

If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency. View current English Language Proficiency Requirements (pdf).

* 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 July 22, 2020