Personal Support Worker Dual Credit

This introductory program will introduce students to some fundamentals of the personal support worker profession.

Overview

Professional Issues – PHA4T (College Course: PSW185)

This course focus is the role of the Personal Support Worker in relation to the Regulated Health Professionals Act. In this course, students will accrue the skills and knowledge necessary for effective and professional communication in the personal support workplace, personal support -
client, client family relationship building, and professional accountability.

Themes in this course include: client as an individual; client independence; client centered care; client and the role of the family in provision of care; culture, race, and religion; empathy and caring practices.

Client, Family, Community & Pharmacology - PHG4T (College Course: PSW152)

This course will focus on the client and characteristics of today's families. It will look at safety issues, abuse, common diseases, conditions and assisting with medications.

Length:

Afternoons from April to June

Note:

  • Tuition, materials, equipment and transportation fees will be covered through the Dual Credit program.
  • All students are expected to attend an orientation session prior to taking part in any Dual Credit program.
  • Students will be contacted by the SCWI Program Assistant, at least one week prior to the start of the program, to be provided with a date, time and location for each orientation session.
  • Students involved in this program will be excused from their regular classes or co-op to attend the College.

Students who may need learning opportunities outside of high school and who would benefit from a college or apprenticeship experience to complete their Ontario Secondary School Diploma.

Earn: Two high school credits and two college courses

Dual credit programs can help students transition from high school to college and apprenticeship programs. They can help students complete their Ontario Secondary School Diploma while customizing their learning with exposure to the college environment.

Students have the opportunity to:

  • Earn high school credits while studying at a local college or taking apprenticeship training
  • Gain experience in the transition to postsecondary education or apprenticeship
  • Get a head start on learning and training for their future careers.

Dual credit programs can help you transition from high school to college and apprenticeship programs. They can help students complete their Ontario Secondary School Diploma while customizing learning with exposure to the college environment.

Students have the opportunity to:

  • Earn high school credits while studying at a local college or taking apprenticeship training
  • Gain experience in the transition to postsecondary education or apprenticeship
  • Get a head start on learning and training for future careers.