UMS Healthcare College, Toronto: UMS Healthcare College is an allied health career training center situated in the Glen Park area of the North York district, just 10 minutes from Downtown Toronto. We provide a dedicated Personal Support Worker program. The course features 355 hours of clinical training, and students can avail of Day, Evening, and Weekend study options.
Personal Support Worker (PSW) Diploma Program: Duration: 6 months / 355 Clinical Hours. Day, Evening, and Weekend study options available
What is a Personal Support Worker? A Personal Support Worker provides support to people who need assistance in daily needs because of injury, illness or aging. PSW’s give patients important social and emotional support and also provide vital information on patient conditions to nurses, doctors, and other medical staff.
PSWs provide assistance to patients with daily living tasks, help in day-to-day activities such as making bed, cleaning and washing. Most PSW's agree that it is one of the most rewarding challenges that a person in the healthcare industry can undertake.
Modules / Learning Outcomes: - Assessing Client Needs - Assisting A Person with Medications - Assisting A Person with Mobility - Assisting A Person who Is Dying - Assisting Family - Assisting With Personal Hygiene - Basic Knowledge Of Medical Conditions - Cognitive Impairment And Mental Health Issues - Computer Essentials - Crisis Prevention Intervention - First Aid - Household Management And Meal Preparation - Interpersonal Skills - Manage Ongoing Conditions - Providing Optimal Support/Care Planning - Records Documentation - Safety Hazards - WHMIS & Fire Safety
Clinical Training: The student must complete 355 hours of clinical training to graduate and receive their diploma. The students will have hands on experience, using their knowledge from the theory and skills learned in the classroom.
A clinical instructor will be with the students for 180 hours of supervised clinical placement in both a long term care facility and a community facility. Students must then complete 175 hours of unsupervised clinical placement in both a long term care facility and community facility.
LaSalle College has distinguished itself as a private, post-secondary educational institution offering the highest quality of teaching and the utmost in student success. Located in Montreal, Quebec in Eastern Canada, we offer diploma & certificate programs in business management, hotel management and tourism, computer science, social sciences and fashion design. Essentially, the College offers a unique selection of pre-university and technical DEC programs, all of which lead either to accelerated university studies or to highly–valued positions on the job market.
In an effort to be accessible to everyone, the College also offers exclusive short-term training programs, allowing for professional reorientation and effective entry into the job market. LaSalle College responds to your needs and provides you with efficient pedagogical support thanks to its dynamic team of teachers straight from the industry. Our solid educational programs develop and evolve as a result of maintaining continuous contact with qualified professionals in the industry in each field of specialization.
Herzing College, located in the Toronto Eaton Centre in downtown Toronto, Ontario, provides educational training programs in healthcare, business, technology, design and public safety. Since 1968, we have been educating students and providing them with marketable skills for the workplace.
At Herzing College, the main objective of our diploma, certificate and professional certification programs is to equip our graduates with marketable skills that they can utilize in obtaining financially and emotionally rewarding careers. Every diploma program at our Toronto campus includes an internship to gain work experience. We're committed to your success, and are proud of the employment record of our graduates.
Herzing College has more than 40,000 graduates in technology, business, health care, and design since 1965. From technology to health care, you'll find the education that's right for you. Many programs include opportunities for industry certification such as A+, Linux+, Network+, MCITP 2008, MCTS 2007 and Cisco CCNA.
Located in the beautiful city of Burnaby, in the heart of Greater Vancouver, Winston College is one of the fastest growing and reputable private, post-secondary academic institutions in Canada. We provide a solid core of academic programs to international students and practical and useful career training programs to our local and newly immigrated students.
Our programs are designed for today’s job market and the rapidly changing demands of the global economy. Students who successfully complete our programs can transfer to articulated universities in Canada, USA, and Europe. The College is accredited by the Private Career Training Institutions Agency of British Columbia and provides our graduates with the official College Diploma recognized by the province.
- Business Administration
- Business Administration & Co-op
- Health Care Assistant
- Information Technology
- Hospitality Management
- Hospitality Management & Co-op
- System Engineering
- E-Commerce & Web Development
English Language Programs:
- ESL Certificate Course
- Winston ESLI (International Program)
Conveniently located in the heart of Downtown Toronto ON and serving the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), GLOW Academy provides quality training in Makeup Artistry, Hair Styling, and all areas of Aesthetics. We also have campuses in northern Mississauga and Kitchener ON.
We offer full-time, part-time, evenings and weekend classes with flexible schedules. Specialized cosmetology & beauty courses include Fashion Make-up, Airbrush Makeup, Hair Design, Lash Extensions, Nail Technician courses & more.
We believe that true experience and confidence is built within a practical setting, which is why we are one of the few schools that is excited to provide our students and graduates with the opportunity to gain an extensive amount of practical experience in industry events and our in-house studio.
There are endless opportunities when you become a GLOW Grad. From employment opportunities working for cosmetic companies in a multitude of scenarios, to becoming a self employed freelance makeup artist or even becoming a business owner.
All our programs have been pre-screened with the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities as single skilled non-vocational certificate programs in compliance with the Private Career College Act, 2005.
Testimonial: "The overall environment of the school is friendly and everyone is so helpful in achieving my career goals. I've learned a lot of great new techniques in all the courses I have taken so far. Great school! I would recommend this school to all."
Established in 1998, CIMT (Canadian Institute of Management and Technology) College is a registered Private Career College in Brampton and Mississauga, Ontario. We provide undergraduate and postgraduate diploma courses in the fields of Management and Technology. In addition, we offer a range of short career training programs in business, computing, accounting and languages. We welcome international students.
Brampton and Mississauga are cities in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and enjoy close proximity to the international airport. Both cities provide an ideal environment for small business and large corporations, as well as being close to the multinational corporations in Toronto offering tremendous employment opportunities. Both Brampton and Mississauga offer easy access to the CIMT campuses by bus, rail as well as air for international students.
The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, Edmonton
Courses / Programs
Conveniently located in Edmonton, The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology provides a quality 2-year Captioning and Court Reporting diploma program. Captioners and court reporters are highly skilled professionals who can capture speech at speeds of 225 words per minute (wpm) and higher. Using an electronic shorthand machine and sophisticated computer technology, reporters translate a conversation virtually simultaneously to the printed word.
NAIT offers the only Captioning and Court Reporting program in western Canada approved by the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) - a 35,000 member organization based in the United States. Graduates may broadcast caption live television an internet programming, write court trials and other legal proceedings, or provide CART services writing realtime in educational, corporate, or community settings.
Using electronic shorthand machines and sophisticated computer technology, students in our program learn to write and translate the spoken word simultaneously to the printed word at speeds of 225 words per minute and higher. Practical training is scheduled when the student has completed the 180 wpm speed level. Students will attend civil, criminal, and other proceedings with certified court reporters. They must exhibit professional conduct in the working environment and demonstrate mastery of verbatim shorthand reporting.