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

Get job ready. 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!

Program type: Certificate

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:

  • • Infection control and safety
  • • Health, wellness and home management
  • • Body structure and functions
  • • Medications
  • • Mental health and cognitive impairment
  • • Professionalism and career management
  • • And more

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!

To find out if you are qualified for the St. Joseph’s Care Group program, contact us now using the form below.

*Conditions apply.


Upcoming Start Dates

September 9, 2019

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

Considering a career as a PSW in Thunder Bay? St. Joseph's Care Group will help you get there with $4000 in financial assistance ($3000 tuition grant and a $1000 loan) and guaranteed employment with St. Joseph's Care Group upon successful completion of the program!


*Conditions apply. Contact us today for more information.
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This Program is Offered at the Following Campuses

  • Thunder Bay

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