PSW Training Program

Want to become a certified Personal Support Worker?

We’ll pay for 74% of your full time studies!

“I used to have odd jobs. Now I have a career.”
Amy-Marie, graduate of the Acclaim Health PSW Training Program.









Program Details

You’ll become a certified Personal Support Worker through this 5 month, full time program.

The program consists of:

  • 13 weeks of in class training (Monday to Friday from 9:00am – 3:00pm at the Hamilton Institute for Health Personnel in Hamilton)
  • 5 weeks of clinical placement in a long term care facility (Monday to Friday, 7:00am – 3:00pm shift or 3:00pm – 11:00pm shift)
  • 3 weeks of clinical placement with Acclaim Health providing care in people’s homes (Monday to Friday, 8 hours a day)

Plus, we’ll make sure there’s a job waiting for you at Acclaim Health once you graduate!

Apply Online Now


Paying for the Program

We’ll pay for almost all of the program!

The total cost of the program is $4,350, which includes:

Tuition $3,450
Registration $100
Textbooks $420
CPR Course $170
Uniform $85
Provincial Exam $125
TOTAL $4,350

Acclaim Health will pay $3,199 (74%) of your program.

To make it easier for you to pay the remaining $1,151 (26%), all we require is a $285 deposit.  Once you’re working with Acclaim Health after graduation, we’ll deduct $48 a paycheque for 9 months ($866).

It’s the easiest way to start your career in healthcare!


Upcoming Training Program Sessions

December 11, 2017 – May 4, 2018

March 12, 2018 – August 3, 2018

June 11, 2018 – November 2, 2018

September 10, 2018 – February 1, 2019

December 10, 2018 – May 3, 2019


Admission Requirements

Must have:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent

Once selected, you’ll need to provide:

  • Medical certificate indicating that you are fit and able to complete the program
  • Immunization form indicating that your immunizations are up to date (it is recommended that you are immunized for Hepatitis B)
  • Able to provide a Canada-wide Police Clearance of Criminal Record (including a Vulnerable Sector Screening) within 30 days of starting the program


How to Apply

Apply online now or contact Human Resources at 905-827-8800 for more information.