Easy Enrolment
 Flexible Start Dates
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No tuition for a limited time
Are you a Canadian student? Take our accelerated PSW program and your tuition and supply costs will be covered by the Government of Ontario!! Limited supply of seats. Act Now!
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Accelerated training
This new accelerated program trains students to offer personal care and home management services to clients in community or institutional settings.
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PSWs are in high demand
Highly sought after to provide services to clients with physical, cognitive, emotional and behavioral challenges. PSWs begin working collaboratively as part of the health care team or in a supported independent living environment right out of school.
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Healthcare support during COVID-19
This investment is part of Ontario's plan to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and support the residents of long-term care homes.

Personal Support Worker Certificate

The need for qualified personal support workers across Ontario has never been greater. In only 7 to 8 months, Westervelt College’s Personal Support Worker certificate program develops the skills and knowledge needed to work in long-term care homes, residential care facilities, hospitals, home health care services and more.

As a PSW, you will care for people who during periods of illness and recovery, assisting with personal care and household management. These tasks may include aiding with bathing and hygiene, meal preparation, medication and light housekeeping. It is a richly rewarding career for those who want to improve the quality of life for clients who need help during difficult times.

“Personal support workers have played a critical role in caring for some of our most vulnerable Ontarians throughout the pandemic, and our government continues to use every tool at its disposal to protect Ontarians and support our frontline workers”

Christine Elliott,
Deputy Premier and Minister of Health

New Tuition-Free Personal Support Worker (PSW) Training

The Ontario government is investing over $86 million to train up to 8,000  new personal support workers (PSWs) for high-demand jobs in Ontario’s health and long-term care sectors.

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