Personal Support Worker Diploma Program

Evergeen College
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Study mode
1 year
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Entry Requirements

  • An Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent; or
  • be at least 18 years of age or older and pass an entry test (Wonderlic Test).

Practicum Requirement

  • Medical Certificate 
  • Police Reference Check (Clearance) of Criminal Record
  • Standard First Aid & CPR Level C Certification


The Course consists of 14 modules. These modules are covered in the classroom and  in the clinical lab. Additional practical experience is provided in a facility and in  the community.

  • Individuality Of The Person
  • Role Of The Worker
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Safety
  • Assisting A Personal With Mobility
  • Abuse
  • Household Management And Meal Preparation
  • Providing Optimal Support / Care Planning
  • Assisting A Person With Personal Hygiene
  • Assisting T A Family
  • Cognitive Impairment & Mental Health Issues
  • Assisting A Person To Manage Ongoing Conditions
  • Assisting A Person With Medications
  • Assisting A Person Who Is Dying

Clinical Practicum

  • PSW students complete their education with 200 hours of clinical practice in an institutional (long term care facility) and 155 hours in a community (residence/day program/private home) setting.

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