Programs 

Personal Support Worker 

Program Length: 34 Weeks
Campus Locations:
Fredericton, Saint John and Moncton

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
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.

Program Highlights:
  • 9-week field placement
  • National Association of Career Colleges (NACC) approved curriculum
  • WHMIS Awareness Certificate
  • First Aid with Heartstart
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
The Personal Support Worker Diploma program will qualify grads to pursue positions in Home Care Agencies, Nursing Homes, Private Residence and Hospitals. 

CERTIFICATIONS
  • National Association of Career Colleges for Personal Support Workers
  • WHMIS Awareness Certificate
  • St. John Ambulance Standard First Aid with Heartstart
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status
  • Clear Conduct Certificate
  • Vulnerable Sector Search
  • Clear medical certificate indicating current immunization and free from communicable diseases
  • Demonstrated fluency in English (oral and written)
NOC CODE: 4412, 3413
Salary information may be found on: workingincanada.gc.ca 

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