Compare Personal Support Worker programs

Program name Personal Support Worker - Accelerated
Program number: 995
Personal Support Worker
Program number: 110
Available to international students 
  • No
  • Yes
Tuition and fees 
  • FREE* - no tuition or no fees 
  • Domestic tuition and fees: $4,359.15; view International tuition and fees

  • $2,000 tuition scholarship applied to the student’s account after September 21, 2022 (domestic and international students)

Additional funding 

Additional funding up to $1,500 for:

  • Textbooks and other required supplies

  • Personal expenses (i.e. childcare, transit etc)

  • No
Start date 
  • July 25 
  • September 6 
Length
  • 21 weeks in total 
    • 11 weeks of classes 
    • 10 weeks of clinical placement 
    • No break 
  • 2 semesters

    • Semester 1 - 14 weeks

    • Semester 2 - 14 weeks

    • 7 weeks of clinical placement within each semester 

    • Break during reading week(s) and between semesters 1 and 2 

Completion date  January 2023 April 2023 
Program delivery
  • Online (synchronous and asynchronous) 

  • Students attend one day of in-person lab during week 7 and week 11 

  • In-person placement 

Clinical placement 
  • Paid work placement in the final three months of the program 
  • Placement is not paid
Credential
  • Ontario College Certificate 
  • Ontario College Certificate 

*Students are responsible to cover all costs associated with non-academic requirements (NARs). Read more in the Experiential Learning section.