Personal Support Worker

Eastern College’s Personal Support Worker diploma program fast-tracks you into a rewarding new career path in the healthcare industry. As a personal support worker, you will aid, support and provide companionship to clients who are ill, injured or recuperating. You will also provide much-needed respite for family members and caregivers. Successful graduates will receive their PSW diploma as well as certificates in Gentle Persuasive Approach, Intramuscular/Subcutaneous Insulin Administration and CPR (HCP – Health Care Provider Level / BLS – Basic Life Support)/First Aid.. Contact us today for more information!

Program Duration
33 weeks, including a 9-week field placement

Career Opportunities

  • Personal Support Worker
  • Health Care Aide
  • Patient Care Aide
  • Resident Care Aide
  • Nursing Attendant
  • Hospital Attendant

Key Courses

  • PSW Foundations
  • Acute Care
  • Safety & Mobility
  • WHMIS Awareness
  • And more

Why Eastern College?


We have an established reputation as a leader in providing career-focused education that quickly prepare you for in-demand employment opportunities

Ongoing Enrolment

We offer ongoing enrolment and lifestyle-friendly course schedules that limit the disruption to your employment, family and other commitments

Upgraded Courses

Our upgraded courses reflect current trends and employer needs, so you graduate with relevant, applicable skills and knowledge

Job Placement Assistance

Our extensive career services include career fairs, job-search workshops, and one-on-one job placement assistance

Fill out our online form for more information on our Personal Support Worker program! Our admissions advisors will be happy to answer any questions you may have about our program, including start dates, financing options and more!

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