Personal Support Worker

The Personal Support Worker (PSW) program trains students to offer personal care and home management services to clients in community or institutional settings. Personal support workers provide services to clients with physical, cognitive, emotional and behavioural challenges. Learn hands-on in the classroom, in community placements and in SGEI’s simulation lab equipped with high-end fidelity audio/visual equipment and interactive mannequins.

Real-life training exercise in the Personal Support Worker course

Start Date

September 2023

Program Length

Two semesters, Full-time


Fort Frances, Kenora, Sioux Lookout


Ontario College Certificate
Canadore College

Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma and ENG4C/ENG4U, equivalent, or mature student test.


Tuition (Semester 1)

Tuition (Semester 2)


Skylar Carlson (Fort Frances)
(807) 274-2796

Wendy Tseng (Kenora)
(807) 468-3096

Nicole Robertson (Sioux Lookout)
(807) 737-2897


CMM125 Communication Fundamentals
PSW185 Professional Issues
PSW152 Client, Family & Community
PSW235 Numeracy and Healthy Living
PSY200 Lifespan Development
PSW180 Biology for PSWs
CLT100 Canada's First Peoples
PSW162 Lab I
PSW205 Mental Health (6 weeks)
PSW210 Lab II (Simulation Lab, 6 weeks)
PSW230 Clinical
PSW300 Consolidation
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