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Get a $5,000 return to work incentive as a PSW graduate in exchange for a six-month commitment to an eligible Long-Term Care or Home and Community Care employer. As well, the Ontario Government is offering a temporary wage increase in place until March 31, 2021!
You will stand out from all the other Personal Support Worker (PSW) graduates with seven additional industry certifications and certificates in your program that employers demand in the workplace.
Be more attractive in the job market when you can save employers hundreds of dollars! The Personal Support Worker program offers a fast-track, hands-on skills training program with a practicum guaranteed, which can often lead to employment in Ottawa and Arnprior. You can become a qualified Personal Support Worker and enter the in-demand healthcare field in only 32 weeks.
The Personal Support Worker program includes:
This program is an excellent fit for:
*Willis College is not responsible for the distribution of the incentives offered by the Province of Ontario
**providing you have met all academic and financial obligations four (4) weeks before commencement of the placement
During this time of social distancing, we are available to help you with your career goals. You don’t need to worry about how you are going to plan your education future. We are conducting all of our Admissions Meetings and School Information Sessions over the phone to help you start your career training this year!
Programs are either delivered 100% online or a combination of online and on-campus lab time. Once it is deemed safe to do so, we will be returning to on-campus, in-class learning.
Total Program Length is 32 weeks
22 instructional weeks, 8 weeks practicum placement
Up to 2 weeks break
Successful graduates of this program may pursue a wide variety of interesting and rewarding professions, including:
Average Wage ($/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
Grade 12 (Secondary School Diploma) or GED equivalence
Willis College Entrance Assessment. If you are a Mature Student, you can gain admittance by writing an entrance assessment test. Note: students with foreign credentials, regardless of whether their documents have been translated/compared or not, should be tested to establish literacy in the English language.
Are you looking to apply as an International Student?
Able to pass a clear police check including a clear Vulnerable Sector check; a clear medical certificate indicating current immunization and free from communicable diseases; demonstrated fluency in English; completion of a Student Questionnaire to determine suitability for a career as a Personal Support Worker.
“When I first started at Willis I was a shy, self-conscious girl… but Willis changed all that! My time at Willis was knowledgeable, fun and most importantly self-rewarding. The PSW program was amazing. I learned so much. All of the staff are absolutely awesome; they looked at you as a person and not just a number filling up a seat.” Rachel Goyer Personal Support Worker