Personal Support Worker Program

Personal Support Worker Program - Wikwemikong, Ontario

One Year - Ontario College Certificate

Come Grow With Us!

Canadore College in partnership with Wikwemikong Nursing Home and Wii-ni n’guch-tood L.M.S. Wikwemikong Nursing Home is growing with the building of a new home.

Local training is provided as more staff will be required.

Geared to community members who want to upgrade their skills and gain or maintain their employment as a personal support worker in the community. The program will include a remote delivery model with phased portions of in-class, hands-on labs and community placements. PSWs are highly sought-after as health care providers, working under a regulated health professional or in a supported independent living environment.

Possible Career Opportunities:

  • Wikwemikong Nursing Home
  • Wikwemikong Health Centre
  • Other Home Care Agencies

Admission Requirements:

  • OSSD -Compulsory English (ENG4C or ENG4U) OR
  • Equivalent Grade 12 - MST can be written online

Other Requirements:

  • A completed Canadore College Health Centre form including medical history, immunization record, Hepatitis B vaccination, and a two-step Tuberculosis (TB) test is required.
  • A police check may be required for the placement component.

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Sarah Julian

Interim Manager, Community Based & Contract Training
First Peoples' Centre
Tel: 705.474.7600 ext. 5366/5647
Cell: 705.499.6568

Nurses in a hospital room

Start Date: August 2021
Completion Date: March 2022
Location: Wiikwemikoong Unceded Territory, Manitoulin Island
Tuition: FREE
Books & Supplies: Provided