List of Private Colleges in Ontario that Offer Personal Support Worker Certificate

All Private colleges are registered with the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU).


These colleges follow curriculum developed by the National Association of Career Colleges (NACC) and complies with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLT) guidelines.  NACC reviews the curriculum every year and changes are made accordingly.

Mosby’s Canadian Textbook for the Support Worker by Sheila Sorrentino, Elsevier Canada, is used for the theoretical part of the program.

Program Length and Final Exam

A Personal Support Worker training program at private colleges includes 285 hours of in-class teaching and 355 hours of practicum. 

Length of PSW certificate programs at these colleges varies. Courses are offered on a Full time and Part time basis.

A final exam is required at the end of the program. Some colleges offer this exam online while others offer a paper based exam. It is developed by NACC and is the same at all colleges that are registered with them.

Upon being successful in the final exam, Personal Support Worker Certificate and a pin are awarded.

A maximum of three attempts are allowed for this exam.

A complete immunization record, Standard First Aid and CPR and Vulnerable Police Screening is required prior to seeking employment as a PSW. Some colleges offer First Aid and CPR as part of the program and some do not.

Following is a complete list of 118 campus locations of Private Career Colleges that offer PSW certificate programs.

In this list, you will also find direct links to college websites with information on Personal Support Worker certificate program they offer.
Best effort has been made in compiling this list and is updated frequently.

Click on the name of the campus to visit College campus website.

College NameCampus
(Click on the name of the campus to visit)
A1-Global Training InstituteMississauga East Campus - Full Time
Mississauga East Campus - Part Time
2960 Drew Road, Unit 144
Mississauga, Ontario
L4T 0A5

Phone: 905-672-2277
Mississauga West Campus - Full Time
Mississauga West Campus - Part Time
1380 Cardiff Boulevard,Unit 9
Mississauga, Ontario
L5S 1P9

Phone: 905-564-5866
ABM College of Health & TechnologyCalgary Campus
3516-26th Street Ne,Unit 4
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T1Y 4T7
Phone: 403-719-4300
Toronto Campus
205-705 Lawrence Ave West,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6A 1B4
Phone: 416-913-4700
Academy of Learning Career & Business CollegeBrampton Campus
350 Rutherford Road South,
Plaza 2, Suite 110
Brampton,Ontario, Canada L6W 4N6
Phone: 905-488-5627
Toronto-Downtown East
702 Pape Avenue Toronto, Ontario M4K 3S7
Phone: 416-422-5627
Miramichi Campus
208 McCallum Street Miramichi, New Brunswic E1V 2A1

Phone: 506-622-8935
Mississauga Campus
1310 Dundas Street, Suite 205
East Mississauga, Ontario L4Y2C1
Phone: 905-273-6788
Toronto Campus
1255 Bay Street, Suite 600
Toronto, Ontario
M5R 2A9
Phone: 416 969 8845
Algonquin Careers AcademyMississauga Campus

3025 Hurontario Street, Suite 600
Mississauga, Ontario L5A 2H1
Phone: 905-361-2380
Ottawa Campus
1830 Bank Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1V 7Y6
Phone: 613-722-7811
Brampton College of Health Business & TechnologyBrampton7956 Torbram Road, Suite 206
Brampton, Ontario, Canada
L6T 5A2
Phone: 905-790-3940
Canadian All Care CollegeScarborough Campus
240 Alton Towers Circle,
Suite 200 Scarborough,Ontario M1V 4P3
Phone: 416-292-6050
Toronto Campus
4630 Dufferin Street,
Suite 305 Toronto,Ontario,Canada M3H 5S4
Phone: 416-661-0888
Canadian Business College
(No longer offers PSW program)
Tornotno Campus
2 Bloor Street West,22nd Floor
Toronto, Ontario M4W 3E2
Phone: 416-925-9929
Mississauga Campus
77 City Centre Dr, Suite105
Mississauga, Ontario
Phone: 905-279-9929
Scarborough Campus
55 Town Centre Court, Suite 600
Scarborough, Ontario
Phone: 416-290-6565
Canadian College of Health Science & TechnologyWindsor1737 Walker Road
Windsor,Ontario N8W 3P2
Phone: 519-977-1222
Canadian Institute of Management & TechnologyMississauga Campus
7200 Goreway Drive,Suite 100
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
L4T 2T7
Phone: 905-671-9999
Brampton Campus
373 Steeles Ave West, suite 202
Brampton, Ontario, Canada
L6Y 0P8
Phone: 905-874-1800
Canadian International Career CollegeToronto345 Wilson Ave, Unit 100
Toronto,Ontario,Canada M3H 5W1

Phone: 647-352-2422
Central Health InstituteHamilton346 Main St. East Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1J2
Phone: 905-524-0440
CJ Health Care CollegeScarborough Campus
1371 Neilson Road, Suite 401
Scarborough, Ontario M1B 4Z8
Phone: 416-283-8252
Clarkridge Career InstituteToronto296-A Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontairo
M3H 1S8
Phone: 416-635-7190
College of Health StudiesBrampton18 Queen Street East

Phone : 905-452-8139 or 905-965-1966
Computek College of Business Healthcare TechnologyMarkham Campus
202-7 Eastvale Drive
Markham,Ontario L3S 4N8
Phone: 905-471-3344
Scarborough Campus
301-2347 Kennedy Road
Scarborough,Ontario M1T 3T8
Phone: 416-321-9911
Toronto Campus
248-2390 Eglinton Ave. East Scarbourough,Ontario M1K 2P5
Phone: 416-285-9941
CRD Health Care CollegeMississauga3024 Unit G 13 Hurontario Street Mississauga, Ontario
L5B 4M4
Phone: 905-276-2872
CTS Canadian Career CollegeBarrie546 Bryne Drive
Barrie, Ontario
L4N 9P6
Phone: 705-725-8776
North Bay
1495 Seymour Street,
Suite 8
North Bay, Ontario
P1A 0C5
Phone: 705-495-1200
76 Elm Street
Sudbury, Ontario
P3C 1R8
Phone: 705-688-1200
Sault Ste. Marie
188 Kohler St.
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Phone: 866-688-1200
Dan Robert College of Health CareToronto202 Bathurst, Toronto Ontario, Canada M5T 2R8
Phone: 416-658-8779
Edge AcademyBurlingtonThe Bay Area Learning Centre
860 Harrington Court
Burlington, Ontario L7N 3N4
Phone: 905-689-9876 or 1-877-598-3343
Emmanuel Academy of Health & BusinessMississauga1090 Dundas St. East Mississauga, Ontario L4Y 2B8

Phone: 905-268-0772

Everest College of Business, Technology & Health CareBarrie Campus
320 Bayfield St., Bayfield Mall, Lower Level Barrie, Ontario L4M 3C1
Phone: 705-739-4444
Brampton Campus
389 Main St., 2nd Floor Brampton, Ontario L6X 1N7
Phone: 905-454-5932
Hamilton Mountain Campus
1039 Upper James Street Hamilton, Ontario L9C 3A7
Phone: 905-387-5214
Hamilton City Centre Campus
2 King St. West, Jackson Square Mall, Plaza Level Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1A1
Phone: 905-523-8585
Kitchener Campus
44 Gaukel Street, Floor 2 Kitchener, Ontario N2G 4P3
Phone: 519-745-1140
Mississauga Campus
300 Central Pkwy West, Suite 400
Mississauga, Ontario L5C 4G8
Phone: 905-273-7706
Ottawa West Campus
1050 Morrison Drive, Suite 200 Ottawa, Ontario K2H 8K7
Phone: 877-390-2799
Newmarket Campus
465 Davis Drive, Tannery Mall, Suite 114 Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 7T9
Phone: 877-390-2799
North York Campus
5734 Yonge St., Suite 100 North York, Ontario M2M 4E7
Phone: 877-390-2799
Ottawa East Campus
1200 St. Laurent Boulevard, Box 239 Ottawa, Ontario K1K 3B8
Phone: 877-390-2799
Scarborough Campus
2425 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite 400 Scarborough, Ontario M1K 5G8
Phone: 888-390-2799
Sudbury Campus
66 Elm Street Sudbury, Ontario P3C 1R8
Phone: 877-390-2799
Toronto College Park Campus
424 Yonge Street, Suite 200 Toronto, Ontario M5B 2H4
Phone: 416-963-8633
Windsor Campus
875 Ouellette Ave, 1st Floor Windsor, Ontario N9A 4J6
Phone: 519-945-7300
Evergreen CollegeMississauga Campus
1140 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Suite 201 Mississauga, Ontario L5C 4E9

Phone: 905-566-0507
Toronto Campus
67 Yonge Street, Suite 402 Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5E 1J8

Phone: 416-365-0505
Brampton Campus
22 Main St South, 2nd Floor Brampton,Ontario L6W 2C3

Phone: 905-497-0507
Scarborough Campus
1265 Morningside Ave, Suite 200 Scarborough, Ontario M1B 3V9

Phone: 416-335-0508
Fatima Institute of LearningToronto3464 Kingston Road, Suite 203
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M1M 1R5
Phone: 416-873-5230
Grand Health AcademyKing Street Campus
760 King Street East
Hamilton, Ontario L8M 1A6
Phone: 905-577-7707
Concession Street Campus
574 Concession Street
Hamilton, Ontario L8V 1B1
Phone: 905-385-7727
Hamilton Institute for Health PersonnelHamilton
124 James St. S, Suite 100 Hamilton, Ontario L8P 2Z4
Phone: 905-529-4507
Herzing CollegeOttawa
1200 St. Laurent Boulevard, Box 225,St. Laurent Shopping Center, Suite 408
Ottawa, Ontario K1K 3B8
Phone: 613-742-8099
Holi HealthToronto3185 Bathurst Street Toronto, Ontario M6A 2B2
Phone: 416-780-2009

Huron College of Management, Technology & Health CareToronto
175 Rexdale Blvd.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M9W 1P7
Phone: 416-642-1348
Ican College of Computer Business & HealthcareOttawa
1825 Woodward Drive
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
K2C 0P9
Phone: 613-224-6211
KLC College: Healthcare, Business & EducationKingston Main Campus
742 Arlington Park Place
Kingston, Ontario K7M 8H9
Phone: 613-384-6194
Smiths Falls
52 Abbott St. N., Unit 3
Smith Falls, Ontario K7A 1W3
Phone: 1-888-732-0326
201-9005 Leslie Street
Richmond Hill, Ontario
L4B 1G7

Phone: 1-888-732-0326
Whitby Mall, 1615 Dundas Street East, Unit LL-3 Whitby, Ontario L1N 2L1
Phone: 1-888-732-0326
Maple Leaf College of Business & TechnologyNorth York
245 Fairview Mall Drive
North York, Ontario,Canada
M2J 4T1

Phone: 416-491-8878
Maxwell College of Advanced TechnologyBellevile270 Front St Belleville, Ontario, Canada K8N 5V7
Phone: 613-962-7846
Medix SchoolBrantford Campus
39 King George Road
Brantford, Ontario N3R 5K2

Phone: 519-752-4859
Toronto Campus
Lawrence Square
700 Lawrence Ave. W. Suite 300
Toronto, Ontario M6A 3B4
Phone: 1-866-962-7685
Scarborough Campus
2130 Lawrence Ave. E. Suite 205
Scarborough, Ontario M1R 3A6
Phone: 1-866-962-7685
Kitchener Campus
248 Stirling Avenue 14
Kitchener, Ontario N2G 4L1

Phone: 519-895-0013
London Campus
303 Richmond Street
London, Ontario N6B 2H8

Phone: 519-659-4822
Brampton Campus
13 Queen Street East
Brampton, Ontario L6W 2A7
Phone: 1-866-962-7685
Medlink Academy of CanadaToronto
164 Egliton Ave. West, Suite 208 Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4P 1G4
Phone: 416-486-0007
National Academy of Health & BusinessHamilton Campus
31 King Street East, 2nd Floor
Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1A1
Phone: 1-888-446-4649
Mississauga Campus
165 Dundas Street West, 3rd Floor
Mississauga, Ontario L5B 2N6
Phone: 1-888-306-0991
New Skills College of Health, Business & TechnologyToronto1500 Birchmount Rd Toronto, Ontario M1P 2G5
Phone: 416-269-2666
Niagara School of Health CareSt Catharines
174 Eastchester Ave St Catharines, Ontario, Canada L2P 2Z7
Phone: 905-685-8931
North American College of Information TechnologyMain Campus
730 Yonge Street, Suite 207 Toronto, Ontario M4Y 2B7
Phone: 416-960-6024
2500 Lawrence Ave East, Suite 206 Toronto, Ontario M1P 2R7
Phone: 416-335 - 6178
Osilla Institute for Health PersonnelToronto
1992 Yonge Street Toronto, Ontario M4S 1Z7
Phone: 416-960-3081
Pharmaceutical Science College of CanadaToronto
505 Consumers Road, Suite 500
Toronto, Ontario M2J 4V8
Phone: 416-821-4876
Prestige Nursing Careers CentreToronto1111 Albion Road Toronto, Ontario M9V 1A9
Phone: 416-740-9441
Robetech Institute Inc.Toronto150 Laird Drive, Suite 202
Toronto, Ontario M4G 3V7
Phone: 416 466-6107
Royal Institute of Science & ManagementRoyal Institute Campus
100 Steelcase Road East, Suite 202
Markham, Ontario L3R 1E8
Phone: 905-604-6688
Thompson Career College of Health & BusinessMississauga502-130 Dundas Streat East Mississauga, Ontario L5A 3V8
Phone: 905-276-3216
Toronto821 Eglinton Ave. West Toronto, Ontario M5N 1B2
Phone: 416-782-4814
Toronto Business CollegeToronto4465 Sheppard Avenue East, Suite 208 Toronto, Ontario M1S 5H9

Phone: 416-291-5155

Toronto Health SchoolToronto3768 Bathurst St., Suite 218 Toronto, Ontario, Canada M3H 3M7

Phone: 416-636-1088
Tricare AcademyThornhill202-72 Steeles Avenue West
Thornhill, Ontario L4J 1A1
Phone: 905-889-3216
Trillium College
Oshawa, Ontario Campus
419 King Street W.
Oshawa, Ontario L1J 2K5
Phone: 1-866-401-3756
Peterborough, Ontario Campus
360 George Street North
Peterborough, Ontario K9H 7E7
Phone: 1-866-318-3529
Kingston, Ontario Campus
797 Princess Street
Kingston, Ontario K7L 1G1
Phone: 1-866-318-3496
Ottawa, Ontario Campus
75 Albert Street, Suite 101
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5E7
Phone: 1-866-565-6777
St. Catharines, Ontario Campus
60 James Street
St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 7E7
Phone: 1-855-583-7039
Church Street, Toronto, ON Campus
557 Church Street, 4th Floor
Toronto, Ontario M4Y 2E2
Phone: 1-855-240-2161
Burlington, Ontario Campus
760 Brant Street
Burlington, Ontario L7R 4B7
Phone: 1-855-583-7037
Kitchener, Ontario Campus
1356 Weber Street East
Kitchener, Ontario N2A 1C4
Phone: 1-855-583-7036
TriOS College Business Technology HealthcareBrampton Campus
252 Queen Street East
Brampton, Ontario L6V 1C1
Phone: 905-450-2230
Kitchener Campus
110 King Street East
Kitchener, Ontario N2G 0A5
Phone: 519-578-0838
London Campus
520 First Street
London, Ontario N5V 3C6
Phone: 519-455-0551
Mississauga Campus
55 City Centre Drive, 2nd Floor
Mississauga, Ontario L5B 1M3
Phone: 905-949-4955
Oshawa Campus
200 John Street, Suite C5
Oshawa, Ontario L1J 2B4
Phone: 905-435-9911
Toronto Campus
425 Bloor Street East, Suite 200
Toronto, Ontario M4W 3R4
Phone: 416-922-4250
Windsor Campus
7610 Tecumseh Road East
Windsor, Ontario N8T 1E9
Phone: 519-945-0770
Hamilton Campus
4 Hughson St. South,
Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z1
Phone: 905-528-8972
Scarborough Campus
4438 Sheppard Ave East, 3rd Floor, Suite 3128
Scarborough, Ontario M1S 5V9
Phone: 416-646-1222
Unitech College of Business & TechnologyMississauga1315 Derry Road E, Unit 6A
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5T1B6
Phone: 647-430-4978
Westervelt CollegeLondon1060 Wellington Rd
London, Ontario, Canada N6E 3W5

Phone: 226-289-2108
William International College of Business & TechnologyToronto200–376 Victoria Park Ave. Toronto,Ontario, Canada M1W 3S3
Phone: 416-646-1159
Willis College of Business Health & TechnologyCobourg1111 Elgin St, Northumberland Mall, W Cobourg, Ontario K9A 5H7
Phone: 905-372-8978


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  1. To Whom It May Concern,

    Can you please update address for CRD College of Health Care
    We are now locatedt at 3024 Unit G 13 Hurontario St. Mississauga, Ontario L5B 4M4 or can. You pls. Advise how to update.

    Thank you,
    CRD College

      • Hi good evening,
        I was a psw since 2005 and the school I went to doesn’t exist anymore name was Emmanuel Academy of Health and Business. What should I do and get my certificate from them they did not send any certificate and I only have the small one size like a debit card but already expired. How do I renew my certificate because it was expires since July 2006. Please reply I need it for work so I know what to do. Thank you so much.

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