The Personal Support Worker program prepares graduates to provide supportive care to individuals across their lifespan. Students will learn to assist individuals with their activities of daily living, including those with cognitive impairment, physical disability, and mental health challenges.
The program includes clinical placements that will allow students to participate in supervised practices in both community settings and nursing homes. Clinical placements provide students with an opportunity to practice their new skills in a real-life work setting. While on placement, students gain experience in a wider range of support worker skills. The Personal Support Worker program will equip the student with the following knowledge, skills and responsibilities:
Rewarding career opportunities can be found in a variety of care settings including:
Mississauga Career Centre has specific admission requirements. Some courses have additional requirements. The Personal Support Worker has the following requirements:
Students may be eligible to get help paying for the training from government programs such as:
Or visit our financial assistance page for more resources.