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Get the skills towards a career in Personal Support Worker

In less than a year, Medix College’s PSW program will prepare you to join a booming industry where you’ll develop the skills needed to begin a satisfying career helping in a long-term care facility, supportive housing, home care, adult daycare and palliative care.

PSWs provide care, support and assistance to clients who are aging, chronically ill and/or have physical/mental disabilities. There’s never been a better time than now to become a PSW and play a vital role in assisting clients and their families with the many tasks for which they require assistance.

In less than a year, Medix College’s PSW program will prepare you to join a booming industry where you’ll develop the skills needed to begin a satisfying career helping in a long-term care facility, supportive housing, home care, adult daycare and palliative care.

PSWs provide care, support and assistance to clients who are aging, chronically ill and/or have physical/mental disabilities. There’s never been a better time than now to become a PSW and play a vital role in assisting clients and their families with the many tasks for which they require assistance.

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Program Overview

The PSW certificate program is designed to teach you how to effectively provide care and assistance to clients and families in order to live fulfilling lives in their communities and in institutions. As a student of this program, you will develop a broad range of abilities emphasizing value, sensitivity and respect for the individuality of each client. You will also have the opportunity to participate in cross disciplinary and/or inter-professional learning opportunities with other members of the care and service team such as a Practical Nurse, Registered Nurse or Social Service Workers. You will play a vital role in providing care and companionship for individuals and families during periods of incapacitation, convalescence, or family disruption.

Ontario Government is providing $86 million to train PSWs

The Ontario government is providing $86 million to help train up to 8,000 personal support workers (PSWs). This investment is part of the government’s Long-Term Care Staffing Plan and is yet another way the province is collaborating with key partners to improve the care and quality of life of people living in long-term care.

  • Financial support will be available to new students enrolled in a PSW program.
  • Eligible students can receive up to $13,235 to cover the costs of tuition, books and other mandatory fees, as well as a stipend for a clinical work placement.
  • To be eligible for financial support, students must start their PSW training between May 1 and July 31, 2021.

career opportunities

  • Personal Support Worker (PSW)
  • Residential Support Worker
  • Personal Aides Live-in Caregiver
  • Personal Care Attendant
  • Child Care and Personal Support Worker

Industry Salary Information

  • Low Wage ($/hr): $14.00
  • Average Wage ($/hr): $16.50
  • High Wage ($/hr): $24.00
  • Average Salary: $34,320

* Information Source: www.jobbank.gc.ca/trend-analysis. Salary data provided is an estimate, and is intended for reference purposes only.

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Financial Aid

Finding yourself in a position where College is unaffordable is more common than most of us realize. Fortunately, Canada’s provincial and federal governments are very focused on making education accessible to virtually everyone; even students that are new to Canada. Regardless of your situation: didn’t finish high school, are having (or had) financial difficulties, or you are a new arrival to Canada, we will find best financial solution for you!

Our Financial Aid Expert will provide you with options to make best education investment in yourself, both realistic and affordable. Let us help you find option that suits you best. Fill out the form NOW!

Second Careers Program

The Second Career strategy launched by the Ontario Ministry of Training, pays for the training or education needed by Ontarians to get a better job. This program provides financial help of up to $28,000 put towards : tuition, books, living allowance, child care, disability support.

Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)

Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a program available to people living in the Province of Ontario. This is a financial aid program that can help you pay for college or university. OSAP offers funding through: grants: money you don’t have to pay back, student loans: money you need to repay once you’re done school. Find out more about this amazing program.

Payment Plan

A simple plan may be available that spreads out the costs of your education monthly over the duration of your study period. For students who qualify, a monthly payment plan may be extended beyond the end of your study period. Bad credit and no established credit can often be overcome. We specialize in working with students that have had credit and financial challenges in the past.

Registered Plans:

  • Lifelong Learning Plan
  • The Lifelong Leaning Plan (LLP) allows you to withdraw money from your RRSPs to finance your education or that of your spouse or common law partner. You can withdraw up to $10,000 per year, up to a total maximum of $20,000.
  • Registered Education Savings Plans (RESP)
  • Students who have been named under a family’s Registered Education Savings Plan may use funds from an RESP to cover the costs of education at an eligible post-secondary institution. Complete our form above for more details.
  • Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)
  • If you are a WSIB recipient or a surviving spouse, WSIB may have funding resources for work force re-entry. Contact your case worker about re-training, this will help you to get back into the work force through re-training.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why Medix college

For over 40 years Medix College has been providing industry leading Health Care career training for those looking to become medical professionals. Currently Medix College has three campuses in the GTA with each of the featuring state of the industry facilities. Medix College is registered as a Private Career College under the Private Career Colleges Act 2005.

How to apply?

It’s easy! To start the application process, simply fill up above form!

Where Can I Explore Programs Options?

Select a program from secvtion above or top navigation to explore options for your new future.

Do you offer financial aid?

Fortunately, we at Medix have a dedicated team to assist students with financing their education. There are many payment options available to Medix students. Check for more info on our financial-aid page

Our Campuses

Medix College has three state of the art campuses across the Greater Toronto Area. Each campus enriches the education experience of students with real world labs that simulate the working environment.

BRAMPTON

Shoppers World Brampton
499 Main St S #60
Brampton, ON, L6Y 1N9
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SCARBOROUGH

2130 Lawrence Avenue East #205
Toronto, ON, M1R 3A6
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TORONTO

Lawrence Square Shopping Centre
700 Lawrence Avenue West, Suite 300
Toronto, ON, M6A 3B4
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