Personal Support Worker (PSW)

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For the Personal Support Worker (PSW) program, orientation is mandatory less than one year prior to course start date. You MUST attend one of the following orientation sessions and write the literacy exam. No appointment is necessary. Please bring Photo ID (Health Card or Driver Licence), Birth Certificate and/or Permanent Resident or Citizenship Card.

Acceptance subject to personal interview.

Now accepting registration for day and evening program starting September 2017.

Orientation Day Program

Ajax & Oshawa Campuses - Fridays: 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

2017 - January 13, February 3, March 3, April 7, May 5, June 9, 2017 and

*September 6, 2107 - 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. (*Last orientation for Sept. 2017 start)

For July -  Ajax Campus - Wed. July 12, - 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

                Oshawa Campus - Wed. July 19,  - 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Orientation Evening Program

Ajax Campus - Thursdays: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

2017 - January 19, February 23, March 30, April 20, May 18, June 22, July 20,    and August 24

Oshawa Campus - Wednesdays: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

2017 - January 18, February 22, March 29, April 19, May 17, June 21, July 19,

Ajax Classes

Sessions  Dates Code Day Times

Semester 1

Sept. 11, 2017 - March 23, 2018 PSW6A

Monday - Friday

8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
Semester 2 Jan. 8, 2018 - June 29, 2018 PSW6B Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Part-time Sept. 5, 2017 - June 28, 2018 PSW6C Tuesday & Thursday

 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Six Saturdays (9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Oshawa Classes

Sessions  Dates Code Day Times

Semester 1

Sept. 11, 2017 - March 23, 2018 PSW6D

Monday - Friday

8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
Semester 2 Jan. 8, 2018 - June 29, 2018 PSW6E Monday - Friday  8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Part-time Sept. 6, 2017 - June 27, 2018 PSW6F Monday & Wednesday

 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Seven Saturdays (9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Tuition: FREE
Materials Fee:

              
$900

Covers textbook, workbooks, workshops, First Aid/CPR, name badge and Ontario Long Term Care Association pin, certificates in food handling, feeding, Alzheimer's and GPA.  Materials fee is due 2 weeks prior to the beginning of the course.

Deposit: $50 Cash, Visa, Master Card, Certified Cheque, Money Order, or Interac at time of registration (non-refundable). Applied as part of the material fee.
Admission Requirements:
  • 19 years of age or older;
  • written medical clearance from your doctor;
  • Two Step TB Test;
  • Flu Vaccination;
  • clear Criminal Record/Vulnerability Check;
  • a minimum score of 80 per cent on the Literacy Test;
  • successful personal interview;
  • proof of Canadian citizenship/permanent residency. 

For more information, call the Oshawa Campus at 905-438-0570 or the Ajax Campus at 905-683-7713.

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