Personal Support Worker Training Courses and Workshops

Schools providing training courses, certificates, diplomas or degree programs of Personal Support Worker




Total 258 training courses and degree programs available around the world.

Personal Support Worker Workshop (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Peak College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Toronto, Canada

Peak College is running a training course/program about Personal Support Worker, or has provided such training courses/programs before. Please visit the official website of Peak College to check the availability of this course.

Personal Support Worker (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Eastern College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Fredericton, Halifax, Moncton, Saint John, Canada
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Studying to become a Personal Support Worker at Eastern College will provide you with the skills required to meet provincial standards, to help you find a job in your chosen field that much quicker.

Course Highlights
Student Success Strategies
Individuality of the Person
Interpersonal Skills
Role of the Personal Support Worker
Safety and Abuse
Assisting a Person with Mobility
Household Management
Cognitive Impairment and Mental Health Issues
Optimal Support and Care Planning
Assisting with Personal Hygiene
Assisting the Family
Assisting to Manage Ongoing Conditions
Assisting with Medications
Palliative Care
Acute Care
Professional Skills
Career Planning and Preparation
Field Placement

Personal Support Worker (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Academy of Learning College - New Brunswick
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Bathurst, Miramichi, Canada
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This program is designed to standardize training and provide a solid educational base for workers who provide long-term care and support services to individuals in both institutional and community settings.
Admission Requirements
•Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Student Status
•Passing score on the literacy test
•Fluency in English (oral and written)
•Fitness to complete the practical components of the program
•Up-to-date immunization (Seasonal Flu and Hepatitis A and B immunizations are recommended) and free of communicable diseases
•Clear Police Check of Criminal Record or a full pardon

Personal Support Worker (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Academy of Learning College Downtown East Campus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Toronto, Canada
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This program is designed to standardize training and provide a solid educational base for workers who provide long-term care and support services to individuals in both institutional and community settings.
Admission Requirements
•Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Student Status
•Passing score on the literacy test
•Fluency in English (oral and written)
•Fitness to complete the practical components of the program
•Up-to-date immunization (Seasonal Flu and Hepatitis A and B immunizations are recommended) and free of communicable diseases
•Clear Police Check of Criminal Record or a full pardon
•Police checks must include “Vulnerable Position Screening?

Personal Support Worker (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Academy of Learning College Mississauga East Campus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Mississauga, Canada
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This program is designed to standardize training and provide a solid educational base for workers who provide long-term care and support services to individuals in both institutional and community settings.
Admission Requirements
•Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Student Status
•Passing score on the literacy test
•Fluency in English (oral and written)
•Fitness to complete the practical components of the program
•Up-to-date immunization (Seasonal Flu and Hepatitis A and B immunizations are recommended) and free of communicable diseases
•Clear Police Check of Criminal Record or a full pardon
•Police checks must include “Vulnerable Position Screening?

Personal Support Worker (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Herzing College, Toronto
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Toronto, Canada
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Personal Support Workers assist with the tasks of daily living. Services are provided in homes and apartments in the community, in long-term facilities, congregate housing settings and day programs. Personal Support Workers must develop a broad range of abilities beyond dexterity skills. They must provide not only for the comfort, safety and well-being of their clients, but also demonstrate sensitivity and respect for those in their care. The attitude, abilities and approach of the worker are critical to the well-being and health of the people they support.

Personal Support Worker (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Herzing College, Ottawa
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Ottawa, Canada
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Personal Support Workers assist with the tasks of daily living. Services are provided in homes and apartments in the community, in long-term facilities, congregate housing settings and day programs. Personal Support Workers must develop a broad range of abilities beyond dexterity skills. They must provide not only for the comfort, safety and well-being of their clients, but also demonstrate sensitivity and respect for those in their care. The attitude, abilities and approach of the worker are critical to the well-being and health of the people they support.

OCCUPATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Reading text, Oral communication, Working with others, Problem solving, Decision making, Critical thinking, Job task planning and organizing, Significant use of memory, Physical ability to assist others

Personal Support Worker (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: St. Lawrence College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Brockville, Cornwall, Canada
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This Ontario College Certificate program prepares students to provide personal care and support services to individuals and families. Responsibilities of the Personal Support Worker may include assisting with home management, facilitating social and recreational activities, and promoting health and well-being with clients from all ages of the lifespan.

The program has been developed to meet the standards published by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. These standards reflect the increased pre-employment education and training required by Personal Support Worker graduates entering the increasingly diverse health and social care environment.

Personal Support Workers are unregulated health care providers. They work as a member of the care and support team under the supervision of a regulated health professional or supervisor, or in the supported independent living environment, under the direction of the client.

Personal Support Worker (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: St. Clair College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Chatham, Windsor, Canada
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Personal Support Workers work with the frail, elderly, physically challenged, mothers and newborns, and persons with special needs in long term care facilities and/or in the community at large. Students will have the skills to use lift machines and the body mechanics to ensure clients are moved safely and effectively. Students will also learn the appropriate skills to provide emotional, social and spiritual supportive care for clients and their families.

This program will appeal to students with a genuine interest in caring for the elderly and physically challenged persons of any age. They need both patience and maturity as well as strong communication skills.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
There are excellent employment opportunities in nursing homes, with homecare agencies, in rest homes, retirement homes, community living and other government agencies. Some opportunities also exist in the non-profit sector including the Alzheimer Society. There is also the potential for employment in retail homecare services.

Personal Support Worker (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Fleming College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Cobourg, Haliburton, Lindsay, Peterborough, Canada
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As a graduate of the Personal Support Worker program, you will provide support services to individuals and families in need of assistance. With this satisfying, people-focused career, you will be prepared to assist children, adults, and seniors with special needs or disabilities, and help them maximize their life experience. You can start the program in September or January.

This two-semester Personal Support Worker program may particularly appeal to those re-entering the workforce. In total, you&,#146,ll get approximately 400 hours of relevant theory and approximately 300 hours of real-life, clinical training. The focus of this program is on:

lab components throughout both semesters
hands-on, task-oriented skills and practice time
course content related to long term care and to community care to diversify your experience
innovative new lab facilities that simulate the work environment
more theory related to practice

Personal Support Worker (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Sheridan College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Brampton, Mississauga, Oakville, Canada
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The Sheridan’s Personal Support Worker program prepares you to provide physical, psychological and social assistance to the elderly or to medically challenged youth. In just one year, you can gain the skills you need to begin a satisfying career helping in a long-term care facility, classroom, supportive housing or home care environment. A full 100% of our graduates find employment and employers are 100% satisfied with the Sheridan personal support workers hired.

The curriculum includes extensive hands-on experience working first with mannequins and then with actual patients through a practicum learning to:
Perform demanding physical techniques of intimate personal care.
Understand and empathize with the client and their challenging situation.
Learn to lift and transfer clients.
Increase your client&,#146,s comfort, safety and mobility.
Communicate clearly and compassionately with clients and report accurately.

In addition to quickly preparing you to enter a growing career field, your personal support worker training is als... [Read More]

Personal Support Worker (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Sault College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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The Personal Support Worker program at Sault College provides you with the knowledge and skills to meet the needs of individuals across the lifespan. Personal support workers work under the supervision of registered nurses or registered practical nurses. The program includes 718 hours of instruction - 330 hours of classroom, 288 hours in the institutional practicum setting and 100 hours in community practicum.

Students in this program are not eligible for OSAP funding.

Personal Support Worker (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Northern College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Haileybury, Kirkland Lake, Moosonee, South Porcupine, Canada
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Personal support workers are unregulated health care providers. They work under the supervision of a regulated health professional, supervisor, or in the supported independent living environment under the direction of the client. They provide clearly identified personal care, routine activities of daily living and home management services, by following care/service plans and established policies and procedures. Personal support workers are responsible for their work to their clients and to their employers.

Workers providing long term care and support services form the backbone of both community and facility services. They are often the people with whom clients/consumers have the most contact and with whom they develop close relationships. The attitude and approach of workers and their abilities are critical to the well being, comfort, safety and health of the people they support. Education to prepare support workers assists them to develop a broad range of abilities beyond dexterity skills, which emphasizes the value of their role and reflects true sensiti... [Read More]

Personal Support Worker (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Loyalist College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Belleville, Canada
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Personal support workers provide supportive care to clients who are experiencing physical, cognitive, emotional and behavioural challenges. Develop the skills and knowledge to:
Follow a care/service plan incorporating the principles of rehabilitation and health promotion
Recognize, record and report any changes in the client’s/resident’s condition
Work cooperatively with clients of different backgrounds, their families and other members of the health care team
Effectively support clients in their day-to-day activities emphasizing trust, respect and individual choice

Get extensive practical experience before you graduate:
Learning is very hands-on, combining theory, placement, and laboratory practice
Extensive workplace experience culminates in a full-time placement, performing the full job functions of a personal support worker and working one-on-one with an experienced PSW. Clinical placements include long-term care facilities, in-home agencies, and retirement residences
Graduates are employment-ready in less than one yea... [Read More]

Personal Support Worker (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Lambton College Toronto Campus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Toronto, Canada
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As the health care system in Canada changes, the Personal Support Worker (PSW) is in increasing demand in health care facilities, retirement homes and home care settings.

The PSW assists clients with daily living needs including personal care, meals and household management.

Students are provided with the knowledge and skills to observe and respond appropriately while working in this profession.

Students entering this program in September 2014 are entering a Mobile Learning program. To be able to participate in the mobile learning experience, it is essential that all entering students have a mobile device with wireless capabilities.

Personal Support Worker (Certificate)

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring
School/Trainer: Lambton College Learning & Training Solutions
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Sarnia, Canada
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As the health care system in Canada changes, the Personal Support Worker (PSW) is in increasing demand in health care facilities, retirement homes and home care settings.

The PSW assists clients with daily living needs including personal care, meals and household management.

Students are provided with the knowledge and skills to observe and respond appropriately while working in this profession.

Students entering this program in September 2014 are entering a Mobile Learning program. To be able to participate in the mobile learning experience, it is essential that all entering students have a mobile device with wireless capabilities.

Personal Support Worker (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Lambton College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Sarnia, Canada
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As the health care system in Canada changes, the Personal Support Worker (PSW) is in increasing demand in health care facilities, retirement homes and home care settings.

The PSW assists clients with daily living needs including personal care, meals and household management.

Students are provided with the knowledge and skills to observe and respond appropriately while working in this profession.

Students entering this program in September 2013 are entering a Mobile Learning program. To be able to participate in the mobile learning experience, it is essential that all entering students have a mobile device with wireless capabilities.

Personal Support Worker (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Georgian College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Barrie, Canada
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This program is designed to prepare students with the knowledge and skills needed to provide support services to people living at home, in long term care or acute care facilities, and to function as integral members of the health care team. Upon successful completion of this program, the graduate will have demonstrated the ability to effectively communicate with clients, families and members of the health care team. They will also have demonstrated their ability to provide safe and competent care for individual clients who are experiencing physical, cognitive, emotional and behavioural challenges. Personal Support Workers (PSWs) are unregulated health care providers who work under the supervision of a regulated health care professional or in the supported independent living environment under the direction of the client.

Personal Support Worker (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Centennial College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Toronto, Canada
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The Personal Support Worker program will prepare you with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and assistance to allow individuals to lead active and fulfilled lives in the community and institutions. It focuses on the full range of home and health related services required by the elderly, clients with disabilities, chronic illnesses, cognitive impairment and also clients recovering from acute illnesses.

Your training will give you the flexibility to adapt to a variety of settings, such as in the home, schools, community residential facilities, nursing homes or chronic care facilities.

Program Highlights

Graduates have demonstrated the ability to:
•Act within the personal support worker role, under supervision, and by following care/service plans and established policies and procedures
•Participate as a member of the care service teams in both community and institutional settings
•Collaborate and report observations to appropriate health care team members in an ongoing, timely manner and document this inf... [Read More]

Personal Support Worker (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Canadore College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): North Bay, Canada
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This one-year certificate program trains students to offer personal care and home management services to clients in community or institutional settings. Personal support workers are valuable members of the health care team, providing services to clients with physical, cognitive, emotional, and behavioral challenges. Students learn through in-class, hands-on labs and community placements. PSWs are highly sought-after as health care providers, working under a regulated health professional or in a supported independent living environment.

What You Learn
•Human biology
•Clinical and lab work
•Mental health
•Client, family and community
•Lifespan

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