Personal Support WorkerSheridan College

About this Program

Level: Certificate in Personal Support Worker

Discpline: Social Work

Length: 2 semesters

Check My Eligibility
Application Fee: $100.00
Tution Fee: $17,311.00

Davis Campus Campus

Starting Deadline Status
Sep., 2021 May 1, 2021 closed
Jan., 2022 Sep. 1, 2021 open

Program Description

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.