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bachelor

Degree

College Certificate in Personal Support Worker

Course code: #9111

bachelor

Degree

College Certificate in Personal Support Worker

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $16,303 CAD

  • Application fee

    $95 CAD

  • Duration

    1 year

  • PGWP

    1 year

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 31-August-2021 2021-08-31

Overview

College Certificate in Personal Support Worker

The Personal Support Worker program will prepare you with the knowledge and skills to provide compassionate care when assisting individuals with broad-spectrum conditions and health care needs. Your help will enable them to lead active and fulfilling lives in the community and institutions, both here and abroad.

The Personal Support Worker courses will focus on the full range of home and health-related services required by individuals with physical disabilities, cognitive impairments, and chronic and acute illnesses. 

The skills and knowledge you receive will give you the flexibility to adapt to a variety of settings such as hospitals, homes, schools, community residential agencies, and long-term or chronic care facilities.

During your time in the Personal Support Worker program you will learn through a hands-on approach facilitated by hospital and community health care-experienced faculty members.

 Additionally, clinical and community setting learning opportunities will allow you to offer direct care to individuals. You will gain experience caring for persons across their lifespan and learn to effectively communicate and collaborate with members of an interprofessional health care team.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$22,303

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,944
Accommodation 1 bed room $6,000
Tuition 1 person $16,303

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

1. English language proficiency
2. Transcripts

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

80
20
listening
20
writing
20
speaking
20
reading

PTE

51
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

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listening
-
writing
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speaking
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reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
Duolingo 105 - 114
About 70% of English for Academic Purposes Program students continue their studies at Centennial College.

Academic background and requirement

High School - Grade 12 

Career opportunities

Once you complete the Personal Support Worker program, you'll have the ability to:

  • Work within the personal support worker role and participate as a member of the interprofessional care/service team and maintain collaborative working relationships in the provision of supportive care in the community, retirement homes, long-term care homes and/or hospital care settings in accordance with all applicable legislation as well as your employer's job description, policies, procedures and guidelines;
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  • Act responsibly and be accountable for your actions while recognizing the boundaries of knowledge and skills within the personal support worker role that require collaboration with the individuals, families, supervisors and/or other members of the interprofessional care/service team;
  • Provide person-centred and person-directed care that's based on ethical principles, sensitive to personal values and family values, beliefs and needs, and which follows the direction of the plan of care or service plan;
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  • Establish and maintain helping relationships with individuals and their families reflecting open communication, professional boundaries and employer's policies, and adhering to confidentiality and privacy legislation;
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  • Identify relevant client information using basic assessment and communication skills and report and document findings in accordance with the requirements of employer policies and procedures and all applicable legislation;
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  • Promote and maintain a safe and comfortable environment for individuals, their families, self and others, including the implementation of infection prevention, control measures and emergency first aid procedures that are in keeping with the plan of care/service plan, employer policies and procedures, and all applicable legislation;
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  • Assist individuals across their lifespan with routine activities of daily living by applying basic knowledge of growth and development, common alterations in functioning, disease prevention, health promotion and maintenance, rehabilitation and restorative care;

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