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Certificate in Personal Support Worker Algonquin College - Pembroke Campus Algonquin College - Pembroke Campus, Canada

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CAD 15892

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 95

Application Fee

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12 months

Duration

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6

IELTS

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80

TOEFL

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60%

Min GPA

Program Overview

The Personal Support Worker Ontario College Certificate program prepares you for immediate work in healthcare. This two-term program provides you with the knowledge and practical skills to work as a care provider in a range of healthcare settings.

Develop the ability to engage with persons and families of various ages and health-related needs to promote healthy living. Learn how to assist clients with their daily personal care needs, such as bathing, dressing, grooming, and toileting. In your career, you help those who need assistance to remain as independent as possible.

Through theory, lab practice and clinical/community experiences, learn how to:

  • Deliver person-centered care
  • Encourage independence
  • Improve the quality of life for your clients

Participate in clinical experiences, where you focus on the various skills needed to succeed in the field. In these clinical placements, you demonstrate your knowledge and expertise and learn about applying different concepts to real-world environments. These clinical experiences provide you with the opportunity to continue working as a member of a healthcare team.

After graduating, you may find employment as a Personal Support Worker. In this role, you work under the supervision of Registered Nurses and/or Registered Practical Nurses in:

  • Retirement homes
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Home care agencies, and
  • Hospitals
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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 42

Program Intensity Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake

Open

Jan 2025, Sep 2024

Closed

Jan 2024

General Admission Requirement

  • IELTS
    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0  Minimum Listening - 6.0  Minimum Reading - 6.0  Minimum Writing - 6.0  Minimum Speaking - 6.0  
  • TOEFL
    • Minimum Overall Score - 80.0  Minimum Listening - 20.0  Minimum Reading - 20.0  Minimum Writing - 20.0  Minimum Speaking - 20.0  
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 53

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s)
    • English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent).

6 IELTS Score
80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
53 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

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Average Tuition Fee Per Year

15892

Tuition Fee
(CAD)

CAD 95

Application Fee
(CAD)

11000 Per year

Average Cost of Living
(CAD)

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