The need for care workers is increasing as our population ages. A role in personal support 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.
9-week field placement
National Association of Career Colleges (NACC) approved curriculum
WHMIS Awareness Certificate
First Aid with Heartstart
The Personal Support Worker Diploma program will qualify grads to pursue positions in Home Care Agencies, Nursing Homes, Private Residence and Hospitals.