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PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKER

PROGRAM DETAILS

TYPE:Diploma
TIME:Morning or Afternoon
DURATION:34 Weeks
FIELD PLACEMENT:Available
CAMPUSES:Specific ( INQUIRE )
NOC Code:4412, 3413
PROGRAM OUTLINEPersonal Support Worker Program Outline NB

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The need for home support workers and personal care attendants is increasing as our population ages. A role in this field will see you providing support to clients and their families that need assistance; whether elderly, disabled, or recovering from a serious illness or injury.

Your job will be to assist individuals with their daily routines, including preparing meals and feeding, maintaining personal hygiene, running errands, monitoring medication and recovery, and informal counselling support. Studying to become a Personal Support Worker at Eastern College will provide you with the skills required to meet provincial standards, to help you find a job in your chosen field that much quicker.

STUDENTS RECEIVE

  • 9-week field placement
  • National Association of Career Colleges (NACC) curriculum
  • WHMIS Awareness Certificate
  • First Aid with Heartstart

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The Personal Support Worker Diploma program will qualify grads to pursue positions in Home Care Agencies, Nursing Homes, Private Residences and Hospitals.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • National Association of Career Colleges for Personal Support Workers
  • WHMIS Awareness Certificate
  • St. John Ambulance Standard First Aid with Heartstart

EMPLOYERS WHO HAVE RECENTLY HIRED EASTERN GRADS

  • Ridgewood Addiction Services
  • Forest Dale Nursing Home
  • York Care Centre
  • Pine Grove Nursing Home
  • Eden Special Care Home
  • Alleira Living

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

• Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status
• Clear Conduct Certificate
• Vulnerable Sector Search
• Clear medical certificate indicating current immunization and free from communicable diseases
• Demonstrated fluency in English (oral and written)

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