Personal Support Worker Certificate | Windsor Career College



Windsor + Toronto


35 Weeks




School of Healthcare

About the Program

Personal support workers are a vital part of the healthcare system in Canada. In this program, you will learn how to improve the quality of life of your patients, including assisting with their physical, emotional, and mental well-being.


You will also learn how to assist clients with personal hygiene, mobility needs, getting proper nutrition, creating a care plan, helping with medications and cognitive issues, as well as identifying and reporting elder abuse. You’ll also receive your Standard First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificate before going out on your practicum.

Hands-on Healthcare Training

The Personal Support Worker program gives you focused, relevant training to help you excel in various care environments.


The final stage of the program includes two practicum placements, totalling 300 hours over eight weeks, with one at a community organization, and the second at a long-term care facility. These work placements ensure you’ll be job-ready and prepared to move into your new career as a personal support worker.


After successful completion of the program, a certification from Windsor Career College and NACC Certificate will be awarded.


This program is approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.


Through a series of real-life case studies and practical field training, you’ll learn how to:


  • Care for individuals and families during periods of incapacitation, convalescence or family disruption
  • Administer bedside and personal care to clients such as aid in ambulation, bathing, personal hygiene
  • Plan and prepare meals, special diets and feed or assist in feeding clients
  • Administer medications and collect specimens under the general direction of home care agency supervisor or nurse

Your Career

As a graduate of the Personal Support Worker program at Windsor Career College, these are the types of employers waiting for you:


  • Health Care Aid
  • Team Attendant -Surgical Suite
  • Extended Care Facility/Nursing Home
  • Outpatient Clinic
  • Personal Care Aid
  • Senior Care Provider
  • Home Health
  • Continuing Care Assistant
  • Personal Care Advisor


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