Personal Support WorkerNiagara College
About this Program
Level: Certificate in Personal Support Worker
Discpline: Public Health
Length: 2 semestersCheck My Eligibility
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.