PSW Training Program
Acclaim Health
Ontario, CA
4d ago

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a positive impact in the community by working as a PSW but do not have a PSW Certificate?

We’ll pay for 75% of your full time studies!

Acclaim Health will be running a PSW Training Program on :

Full Time Schedule : 21 weeks

  • February 3, 2020 July 10, 2020
  • You'll become a certified Personal Support Worker through this 5 month, full time program.

    The program consists of :

  • 13 weeks of in class training (Monday to Friday from 9 : 30am - 3 : 30pm at the Edge Academy in Burlington)
  • 5 weeks of clinical placement in a long term care facility (Monday to Friday, 7 : 00am - 3 : 00pm shift or 3 : 00pm - 11 : 00pm shift) - 40hrs / week
  • 3 weeks of community placement with Acclaim Health providing care in people's homes (Monday to Friday, 8 hours a day) - 40hrs / week
  • Plus, we'll make sure there's a job waiting for you at Acclaim Health once you graduate, working in the Oakville, Burlington, Halton Hills or Southwest Mississauga communities!

    Admission Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) / Transcript of Records or Mature Student Age 18 years or older & attain a minimum passing score of 11 on the Wonderlic SLE (Scholastic Level Exam).
  • All foreign credentials must be translated into English and compared for Grade 12 equivalency by a recognized organization (e.g. WES)
  • Must pass a Technical Literacy exam. (passing score of 18)
  • A Canadian or U.S. postsecondary diploma or degree.
  • A General Education Development (GED) certificate issued by a Canadian province or territory or from the United States.
  • Medical Certificate (Immunization Form) is required, indicating that the student is fit to complete all components of the program and has up-to-date immunization status.
  • Immunization for Hepatitis B for non-immune students is recommended.

  • Signed Disclaimer for Students in Programs Leading to Work with Vulnerable Sectors. Students must provide a Canada wide Police Clearance of Criminal Record, including Vulnerable Sector Check, within 30 business days of starting school.
  • Individuals who have a criminal record may be unable to participate in the clinical placement and therefore will be unable to graduate.

  • CPR / First Aid Course Level C prior to Clinical placement
  • Photo ID picture
  • Must be able to study and work in Canada legally
  • Please note - only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

    Acclaim Health is an equal opportunity employer.

    Should you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please inform human resources so we can ensure your equal participation in this process.

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