Personal Support WorkerSheridan College
About this Program
Level: Certificate in Personal Support Worker
Discpline: Social Work
Length: 2 semestersCheck My Eligibility
Davis Campus Campus
In just one year, you can develop the skills you need to begin a satisfying career helping in a long-term care facility, supportive housing, home care, adult daycare and palliative care. A full 100% of our graduates find employment, and employers are 100% satisfied with the personal support workers they hire from Sheridan. Things you'll learn to do : Assist clients with activities of daily living, including meal prep, feeding and personal care. Understand and empathize with clients and their challenging situations. Lift and transfer clients. Increase your clients' comfort, safety and mobility. Communicate clearly and compassionately with clients and report accurately.
Study and Work in Canada
Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.