Become A Developmental Service Worker

The Developmental Service Worker program (DSW Program) at Westervelt College provides technical training for individuals looking for a rewarding career working with children, youth and adults who have developmental disabilities. Students will learn to give clients support and offer encouragement while promoting their mental, emotional and physical health. 

In as little as 11 months, you can be on your way to a new career. Fill in the form today!

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Be Career Ready In 11 Months!

Graduates from the Developmental Service Worker program serve and support individuals with developmental and phyiscal disabilities and mental illnesses. They have the knowledge and skills to effectively interview, assess, assist and counsel clients and their families. Developmental Service Workers facilitate life skills, promote health and wellbeing, encourage inclusive environments, and provide personal care for all clients with developmental disabilities.

Financial assistance is available to students who qualify.  For assistance, please contact our Admissions team for more information.

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Southwestern Ontario Employers Who Hire Westervelt Graduates


After receiving my training at Westervelt, I turned my focus to my career search. Within two weeks of graduating I received numerous calls from employers in London. At one point, there were two companies competing with job offers for me!

Melissa W.