There are many organizations that provide or assist with free PSW course. Despite being “free”, there may be some minimal fee involved for books, First aid courses etc.
Each organization that provides such courses has their own eligibility criteria. Additionally, there may also be an entrance test for the program.
Catholic District School Board
Program cost – less than $1000
Orientation is mandatory and a literacy exam must be taken prior to registration.
Criminal record check and other medical requirements must also be fulfilled.
For more information, call the Oshawa Campus at 905.438.0570 or the Ajax Campus at 905.683.7713
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Thames Valley District School Board
Program cost: $1000
Information session must be attended and meet other prerequisites.
For more information, call the Thames Valley District School Board at 452-2660, ext. 69730.
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Alzheimer’s Society of Toronto
Free Dementia Care training for PSW’s in Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
Continuing education is a vital part of healthcare professions and PSW’s are no exception. Many avenues exist to attend free workshops, conferences and take courses.
One such organization is the Alzheimer’s Society of Toronto. They offer free PSW training for further professional development of Personal Support Workers.
Visit the Alzheimer’s Society of Toronto to get more information.
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