Personal Support Worker (110)

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Program Description
  • Gain knowledge and practical skills to work as a team member with clients, families, nurses, physicians, and other support services
  • Gain hands-on experience through professional practice placements in Indigenous community health care agencies under the supervision of instructors and preceptors
  • Learn the legislation that is relevant to the role of a PSW including the Human Rights Code, Child and Family Services Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Worker’s Compensation Act, and the Long-Term Care Homes Amendment Act.


Term 1 

  • CLIN10088 – PSW Professional Practice 1
  • COMM10380 – Communication for Personal Support Workers
  • HSCI10188 – Foundations 1
  • HSCI10235 – Structure and Function of the Human Body
  • HSCI10259 – PSW Lab 1
  • INFO10288 – Informatics in Health Care

Term 2 

  • CLIN10089 – PSW Professional Practice 2
  • HSCI10192 – Mental Health
  • HSCI10193 – Palliative Care
  • HSCI10236 – PSW Lab 2
  • HSCI10248 – Community-Based Simulation
  • HSCI10249 – PSW Foundation 2
  • HSCI10250 – PSW Supportive Care Theory
Admission Requirements
  • OSSD or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) including: 
    • Grade 12 English, C or U equivalent

Tuition and Fees

  • Total 1st Year Fees $4,390.01 * Based on 2022-2023 Domestic Tuition and Fees
  • PSW intakes (April and Sept) are Tuition Free with Clinical Stipends and Educational Supports! For more information contact
Career Paths
  • Personal Support Woker
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Accrediting Institution
Mohawk College
Program Length
1 Academic Year
Next Program Intake
April 2023 and September 2023
Brantford Campus
Credential Type
Ontario College Certificate


411 Elgin St.
Brantford, ON N3S 7P5

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