Personal Support Worker (Part-Time)

Personal Support Worker (Part-Time)

Personal Support Worker (Part-Time)


Personal support worker program at Clarkridge has been designed to provide enough knowledge and skills to the students to become competent and caring for their clients with compassionate while adhering to the required legislation. This program prepares you to assist elderly clients, individuals with disabilities, caring patients suffering from long term illness. Personal support worker works in multiple settings such as long term care facility, Hospital, community, and retirement care homes. Personal Support workers collaborate with other health care team members and patient’s family to achieve positive health outcomes.

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Program Details
Program Code PSW01
Duration 43 Weeks
Credential Certificate
Campuses Brampton
Delivery Part-Time
Program Availability
Start Date Call us: +1 416-635-7190
Campus Toronto, Brampton
Domestic Status Open
Program Highlights

✔️ This Personal Support Worker program reflects the latest practices and policies in the field.

✔️ Instructors will supervise the students in clinical practice to learn, grow and practice their newly acquired skills.

✔️ Faculty members are experienced, friendly, and supportive.

✔️ PSW programs train students to, assist patients in activities of daily life and home management services.

✔️ Students learn how to provide services to clients with physical, cognitive, emotional, and behavioral challenges.

✔️ At Clarkridge, you will be trained to provide support services, assistance in mobility(lifting and transferring clients) with

✔️ Clinical internship facilitates students with real insight into the future career to pursue employment opportunities in hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitative centers, and retirement care home.


The Course consists of 14 modules. These modules are covered in the classroom and in the practicum.

✔️ PSW Foundations

✔️ Patient Safety & Mobility

✔️ Body Systems

✔️ Assisting with Personal Hygiene

✔️ Abuse and Neglect

✔️ Household Management, Nutrition, and Hydration

✔️ Care Planning, Restorative Care, Documentation, Working in the Community

✔️ Assisting the Family, Growth, and Development

✔️ Assisting the Dying Person

✔️ Assisting with Medications

✔️ Cognitive and Mental Health Issues and Brain Injuries

✔️ Health Conditions

✔️ Clinical Placement (Community)

✔️ Clinical Placement (Facility)

Career Opportunities

Graduates can find employment in long-term care facilities, retirement residences, hospitals, hospices, in-home care, and health care service organizations. Personal Support Workers provide services to clients with physical, cognitive, emotional and behavioral challenges. Relevant positions include::

✔️ Personal Support Worker

✔️ Patient Services Associate

✔️ Patient Assistant Liaison

✔️ Continuing Care Assistant

✔️ Caregiver

✔️ Health Care Aide

✔️ Hospital Attendant

✔️ Long Term Care Aide

✔️ Psychiatric Aide


✔️Grade 12 (Ontario Secondary School Diploma) or equivalent or mature student status

✔️If mature student, need to take Scholastic Level Exam (attain minimum passing score of 11)*

✔️All students must pass the NACC Technical Literacy exam prior to admission into the program*

✔️Medical certificate (includes TB test, immunization status especially Hepatitis B vaccination is strongly recommended)

✔️Police Reference Check including Vulnerable Sector check

✔️Standard First Aid & CPR Level C Certification (provided by the Institute)

*These tests are conducted by the Institute prior the admission.

Call us at ( 416-635-7190) to know about the tuition fee for the Personal Support Worker(Part-Time).