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PSW Program

Are you interested in learning more about the PSW program? Please click on the Program Outline & Info Sessions tab at the side to hear our Information session.
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The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (CDSBEO) offers a five-month Personal Support Worker (PSW) program. This program is recognized as meeting the requirements set out by the Ministry of Health and follows the training standards set by the Ministry of Colleges and Universities. We offer 2 programs per year beginning in September and February.
The cost of the program is $1,500, which includes 330 hours of in-class instruction, 90 hours of supervised clinical workplace experience, 270 hours of co-op/consolidation workplace experience (with both long-term care and community placements), and 6 senior secondary school credits towards the Ontario Secondary Diploma requirements (for those who require additional credits to obtain their high school diploma).
PSW Programs will be run in the following locations based on sufficient enrollment:
Barry's Bay
Vankleek Hill
Smiths Falls
Program Fees
The cost of the program is $1,500.00. This amount is due in full prior to the start of the program. Late fees will not be accepted unless it is approved in advance. A payment plan may be worked out with approval. Our preferred method of payment is debit VISA/Mastercard payments and credit cards.
Please click on the links to the right for more information about the program.
Please call us for more information at 613-284-2613. We look forward to welcoming you to our program!