3121 Dufferin St., Toronto, ON


Personal support workers play a vital role in providing care, support and assistance to improve their patients’ quality of life. Our 30-week Personal Support Worker program prepares you for employment opportunities in hospitals, nursing homes, long-term care facilities and private residences, among others.

You will learn to assist patients with nutrition, hygiene, medications and dressing; observe patients and their environments and report any physical, behavioural or cognitive changes; answer call signals; take patient’s blood pressure, temperature and pulse; perform household duties as needed, , and more.

Two field-related internships – one at a community organization, the other at a care facility — will give you the real-world experience and confidence to fast-track into an exciting new career.

Our curriculum includes courses in:

  • Household Management, Nutrition and Hydration
  • Cognitive and Mental Health Issues and Brain Issues
  • Safety and Mobility
  • Assisting the Dying Person
  • Assisting with Medication and Personal Hygiene
  • Care Planning, Restorative Care and Documentation

You will graduate with the skills and training to pursue employment as a personal support worker, health care aide, nursing attendant, nurse aide, orderly, hospital attendant and more.

Contact us today to learn more about our Personal Support Worker program!

Program Accreditation: Certificate


Duration: 30 weeks
Total hours: 700
Internship: Community and facility placements

Why Choose Best Care Academy?

Small Class Sizes

At Best Care Academy, our class sizes are limited to 10 students per group. You’ll get personalized instruction in a positive and supportive learning environment where you get the one-on-one attention when you need it.

Ongoing Support from Enrolment to Graduation

We’re here to assist you with the admissions process, financial aid options, encouragement throughout your program and job search assistance upon graduation. We’re here to help you achieve all your learning and career goals!

Field-specific Internships

Our internships give you real-world experience and true hands-on training in your field of study. These internships provide invaluable insight into your future career and allow you to pursue employment opportunities with confidence.

Career Services

Our on-site employment specialists are available to assist you throughout the duration of your program. We will help you with practice job interviews, job search techniques, resume development, cover letter writing and much more!

Learn More Today!

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Program Accreditation: Certificate


Duration: 30 weeks
Total hours: 700
Internship: Community and facility placements