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 open
May, 2022 Jan. 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.