Become a Personal Support Worker with PTC and St. Joseph’s Care Group

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Become a Personal Support Worker!

In Partnership with St. Joseph’s Care Group, PTC is offering you the opportunity to have a rewarding career as a Personal Support Worker!

This program includes a 10-week co-op placement.

This is one of the fastest growing occupations in Canada. Demand is so high for PSW’s in Ontario, that many of our students get hired before they even graduate!

Working in hospitals, long-term care facilities and in the homes of patients, can be challenging, but extremely rewarding. PSW’s occupy a truly special role in improving the quality of life for seniors or individuals coping with serious medical conditions. Personal Support Workers are quickly becoming one of the most valuable members of our medical community.

Courses include:

  • Mental health and cognitive impairment

  • Professionalism and career management

  • and more

  • Infection control and safety

  • Health, wellness and home management

  • Body structure and functions

  • Medications

Employment Opportunities:

Graduates of the Educational Assistance Program with St. Joseph’s Care Group will gain employment at St. Joseph’s Care Group upon graduation.*


  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma, General Education Diploma or Mature Student Status

  • Successful interview with the Registrar

  • Immunization and Health Record Form:

  • Two step TB test, immunity against measles, mumps and rubella, current tetanus-diphtheria, current Influenza immunization, Hepatitis B vaccine is recommended

  • Criminal Record Check including vulnerable sector check

Create your financial security by learning these valuable skills that are needed in every community!

Note - This program is NOT available to international students.

Program Details

Program Category: Health Programs
Program Type: Certificate
Program Terms: 23 weeks
Upcoming Start Dates: September 9, 2019
Locations: Thunder Bay

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Personal Support Worker Program Qualifies For a Grant & a Loan!

In partnership with St. Joseph's Care Group in Thunder Bay, PTC is offering an exciting initiative that will allow you to get a $3000 tuition grant and a $1000 loan (for a total of $4000) for our Personal Support Worker program, with employment commencing shortly after graduation!*
*Conditions apply. Contact us today for more information.