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The Personal Support Worker program prepares students with the skills and knowledge needed to work as a Personal Support Worker.
Students will learn how to respond to the emotional and physical needs of clients. Basic skills include promoting physical and mental activation, observing and communicating with clients, handling specialized equipment and providing personal and physical care.
Personal Support Worker Courses
Our classes will provide you with training in:
Students will learn range of motion exercises, transferring and ambulating independent and dependent clients, assisting clients with mealtime, the nursing process, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and much more.
Students will also take a career and employment strategies course that will provide techniques on job interviewing, resume preparation, writing thank you letters, and job search management.
To graduate from the PSW program, students must pass the PSW theory examination, which is administered by the National Association of Career Colleges. Upon passing, students will receive a certificate and pin from the NACC.
Personal Support Worker Career Opportunities
Personal Support Workers (PSW) may seek employment in:
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