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Personal Support Worker Certificate + Internship (35 weeks)

Personal Support Worker Certificate + Internship (35 Weeks)

Become a PSW in 35 weeks, 8 months includes Internship:

If you have been considering a career in this very rewarding profession as a PSW but haven’t taken that next step, this is the time to make it happen. This is your opportunity to get a post-secondary education and start a new career in the healthcare industry without financial barriers.

Windsor Career College has been training individuals for the past 18 years and we have created a learning experience like no other that puts our Students needs and priorities first. Our focus is to provide quality education and the skills that will lead Students to new exciting career opportunities. This is exactly what you will get when you enroll in our NACC Personal Support Worker Program.

See yourself working as a Personal Support Worker in the following work settings.

  • 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

This program gives the basic understanding about providing ongoing or short-term home support services for individuals and families during periods of incapacitation, convalescence or family disruption. Personal Support Workers are employed by government, non-profit and home care agencies, or are self-employed. PSW’s perform house-keeping and other home management duties in private households and other residential establishments. Companions provide elderly and convalescent clients with companionship and personal care in residential settings.


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

Course Modules

  • PSW Foundations
  • Safety & Mobility
  • Body Systems
  • Assisting with Personal Hygiene
  • Abuse & Neglect
  • Household Management, Nutrition & Hydration
  • Mental Health Issues
  • Role of PSW
  • Care Planning / Restorative Care / Documentation /
    Working in the Community
  • Assisting the Family, Growth, and Development
  • Assisting the Dying Person
  • Assisting with Medications
  • Cognitive, Mental Health Issues & Brain Injuries
  • Health Conditions
  • Clinical Placement (Community)
  • Clinical Placement (Facility)

Grading System and Certification

Students will be required to obtain a score of at least 70% in each subject with an overall average of 70% in order to graduate.

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

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

Duration and Schedule

This program is covered in eight months (35 weeks) based on four or five hours a day.

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