Personal Support Worker (Distance) (PSW) NACC Certificate

Become a Personal Support Worker

Program Length:

30 weeks

Credential:

    • ON Certificate

    Program Hours:

    738

    Cost per Credit:

    $

    Online Learning:

    N/A

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    Become a Personal Support Worker

    Personal Support Workers (PSWs) are KEY in our healthcare system. They provide care to those who need it the most; seniors, people with special needs, and people who are recovering or rehabilitation from injuries. In a COVID-19 world, we understand just how vital PSWs are, and there has never been a better time to start this in-demand career. It’s a great way to get your start in healthcare!

    With the Willis College PSW (Distance) program, you’ll stand out from all the other Personal Support Worker (PSW) graduates, earning seven industry certifications and certificates in the program that employers demand in the workplace.

    Job Market

    Successful graduates of this program may pursue a wide variety of interesting and rewarding professions, including:

    • Personal Support Worker
    • Healthcare Aide
    • Personal Aide
    • Long Term Care Aide
    • Patient Care Aide
    • Patient Service Associate
    • Personal Care Attendant – medical
    • Resident Care Aide – medical

    Salary Information

    Average Wage ($/hr) – $15.75
    High Wage ($/hr) – $21.00
    National Occupation Classification (NOC) for this program: 3413
    Source: www.noc.esdc.gc.ca & www.jobbank.ca

    This program is an excellent fit for:

    • A mature student who has previous job experience, looking to enhance and develop new or existing skills that are relevant in today’s job market.
    • A recent graduate who wants to specialize in an emerging and in-demand health field.
    • Someone who is caring, works well in a team environment, and is passionate about helping others.

    Why choose the Personal Support Worker (Distance) (PSW) NACC Certificate program?

    • On the job experience before even you graduate.
    • Practicum placements often lead to employment.
    • Lifetime career services!

    Save time & money

    • Finish most programs and become job-ready in less than a year!
    • Get the skills you need to get hired with programs that cut the extras and give you the skills you need to get hired.
    • With career support for life with Willis College, our experts will help find you employment no matter how long ago you graduated
    • You don't need three to four years of school to enter the workforce with the skills to start a great paying career!

    Exceptional flexibility

    • Learn online with instructor-led programs that will prepare you for the career of your dreams.
    • On-Campus program availability is also an option for select programs in Winnipeg and Ottawa.
    • Start school NOW with most program intakes happening every six weeks (no need to wait!)
    • No waiting lists, even in our most-popular programs. We'll get you the job training you need to start your career ASAP.

    Career-relevant education

    • Our programs are programs aligned with real-world, in-demand occupations. We wil get you job-ready!
    • Most Willis College programs include practicum experience so you can hit the job search running with a great education AND experience.
    • Willis College has 150 years of skills training excellence.
    • We have real relationships with employers who are waiting to hire qualified Willis College graduates!

    Is financing the only thing stopping you from attending school? We can help.

    What Our Graduates Are Saying

    Online schooling was helpful in working around my schedule. It allowed me to gain the education I needed from the comfort of my own home. Despite online classes, you receive a quick response when help is needed.
    Daphne Phillips
    Addictions & Community Services Worker