Personal Support WorkerNiagara College

About this Program

Level: Certificate in Personal Support Worker

Discpline: Public Health

Length: 2 semesters

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Application Fee: $100.00 waived
Tuition Fee: $13,540.00

Welland Campus

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

Program Description

As a Personal Support Worker you will be a skilled and compassionate health care provider who assists clients with physical and psychosocial challenges during all life stages. Highlights : Unique interprofessional education course designed to strengthen collaboration skills as a member of the healthcare team. 42 hours of hands-on experience in Niagara College’s state-of-the-art lab facilities and 266 hours of clinical placement in both long-term care and community settings. Graduate with 2 additional certificates: Managing Food Safety certificate, offering unique culinary curriculum focused on food preparation; and Gentle Persuasive Approach certificate focused on caring for individuals with dementia and other cognitive diseases.

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.