PSW Training Online Course by University of Toronto

Are you looking for an ongoing education opportunity?

Are you looking to enhance your knowledge and skills?

Please note that this is NOT a diploma program!

It is an online training program that is designed to improve the quality of care.

The good news is…

There is even a FREE Government program going to be launched soon.

There is also a new provincially funded accelerated training program that is completely FREE and you get paid as you learn.

This program is open for registration and is currently accepting applications. 

The Approach to Quality Care

This is a completely online training course

and the best thing is…

It is completely FREE!

You can add the completed training program to your resume.

The Training Online Course

Closing the Gap healthcare is delivering this online quality improvement training program.

Closing the Gap Healthcare`s Mission is to help create an environment that not only provides quality healthcare but ensures that the system within which it does so is sustainable, empowering people to live their best life possible as well. 

This course will engage you with practical learning skills and help you improve the quality of care.

What Will You Learn?

With the objective of facilitating the creation of standardized terminology and best practices, this course is designed to enhance your skillset and previously obtained training.

The training online course consists of 4 modules:

University of Toronto PSW Training online course

Module 1: The Approach to Quality Care

The focus is on preparing, observing, planning, making adjustments to improve the quality of care, and sharing the quality improvements.

Module 2: Observe and Plan

You will learn the importance of observing and planning that is required to successfully deliver quality care.

Module 3: Do, Study, Act

You will learn the importance of “Do, Study, and Act” when it comes to providing an excellent quality of care.

Module 4: The Quality Approach in Practice

Overall, the course is designed in such a way that it encompasses the core values required to improve the care PSWs provide.

How To Complete the Training

The course is offered online, is self-paced, and ongoing, it can be taken at any time.

How to Register

If you believe that you will benefit from enhanced training and wish to register for the course, you can do so by going to the link below:

Closing the Gap Healthcare Online Training Course

Once you click on the above link, you’ll end up on the registration page. 

University of Toronto Online PSW Training course

Don’t forget to print your certificate for this course and put this on your resume.

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Resources you’ll need to become a Personal Support Worker

On this page, you can find anything there is to know about how to become a personal support worker, how to succeed as one, and how to continue your education. This is the place to come to and look for all the PSW resources and information that you may need on your journey as a Personal Support Worker.

PSW job interview questions

If you’re determined to pass your next PSW interview with flying colours, we’re here to help. PSWHQ has put together a thorough online guide with PSW interview questions and appropriate sample answers to these questions that hit the target, and are concise and supportive.

Performing well in the interview is just one part of many others needed to secure a PSW Job. First and foremost, you’ll need to have an impeccable résumé and cover letter in order to be called for an interview. 

Guide to finding PSW jobs

After you have decided to become a Personal Support Worker and completed the course you are now at a point to start looking for work. It is important that you explore all the jobs listed under different job titles, which is why you should go through our ultimate guide to finding PSW jobs.

We also help you find PSW job postings from hospitals, long-term care homes, and community and private settings. 

Advertising with PSWHQ

Over the past few years, PSWHQ has achieved a dominant ranking in major search engines such as Google and Bing. As a result, we offer a limited number of advertising opportunities to individuals, colleges, companies, and organizations we see as a good fit for the unique audience of PSWHQ.

FAQs

1. What is PSW in Toronto?

The Personal Support Worker program will assist you with the skills and knowledge needed to provide compassionate care to individuals requiring broad-range care and/or medical care. Additionally, clinical and community setting learning opportunities will allow you to provide direct care.

2. How much do PSW make in Toronto?

Personal support workers in Toronto, ON, earn an average of $39,234 per year.

3. Is there a shortage of PSW in Ontario?

While we are aware that there’s a shortage of PSWs, we also know that many personal support workers have been forced out of their industries due to the outbreak. In areas like hospitality and tourism, standing out has been especially challenging lately.

4. Are PSW in demand in Canada?

The Personal support workers industry in Canada is currently in higher demand than usual, so many PSWs are retiring than those who are just beginning their careers. As a result, the demand for PSWs is anticipated to continue well into the future.

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5. Who employs PSW in Ontario?

According to the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLT), there are 90,000 Personal Support Workers in the province. Many Personal support workers are employed, and current PSW jobs are spread across the healthcare industry.  

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Avlin is passionate about helping aspirants become better personal support workers. He is an entrepreneur and runs a clinic in Toronto.

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95 Comments

  1. Hi I would like to upgrade my health care aide certificate to personal support worker online is this available

  2. Hi,

    I am interested in PSW online course. I would really appreciate if you could provide me detailed info on fee, intake and requirements for enrolment.

    Thank you.
    Santosh

      • Hello there I I did this course online it was very good although when I completed it I could not find the link to where I could access and print the certificate of completion, please help.

        Thank you.

      • Hello there I I did this course online it was very good although when I completed it I could not find the link to where I could access and print the certificate of completion, please help.

      • I completed the course but i cannoy retrieve the certificate. Is the site can open only via computer? Is celphone no compatible to open the site?

          • Hi Zipporah,
            Please refer to the last section of the article above. It has been updated with instructions that will help you to print your certificate of completion. Let me know if you’re still not able to print.
            Avtar

          • Please refer to the last section of the article above. It has been updated with instructions that will help you to print your certificate of completion. Let me know if you’re still not able to print.
            Avtar

  3. I’d to take this course to get into this field. I’m not employed in this sector. How can I do the course? I live in BC.

  4. Do I have to be a psw to take this course? By taking it do I become one? I’m looking for online type programs as I have a family…

  5. Hi it was a great course but my last name was spelling supposed to be singh
    on the certificate has singj can i please get it changed thank you

    • Congratulations on completing the online training course.
      You probably have to correct your last name spellings in by going into your account.
      We do not have any user data on our end.
      Let me know if it doesn’t work?

  6. Hi. It was a great material. I completed the 4 modules; however, I didn’t get any certificate of completion. How can I retrieve it? Thank you for your help.

    Ron

    • Hi Ron, go to “my achievements” and then click on “print” to print your certificate.
      Click here to view a screenshot of instructions on how to print your certificate.

  7. I cant log in back to the site,says authorization failed, kindly help as I tried to change password but not going through. I am done with the course but need to print my certificate. thanks

  8. Hello, that page for the my achievements to get your certificate, I can’t find it.
    Once I log in it just brings me to the modules and other than logout there is no other button to press.
    Please help

  9. Hi,
    I just finished the training course it so educative but I have been trying to print out my certificate but to no avail please help.

  10. Hi, I have just completed the course. There is no navigation button to my dashboard and I cannot print my certificate. Am I missing anything? Please help me.

  11. Hi! How can I print my certificate? I completed all the module already. I can not find the word “my achievements” on the screen. Looking forward for your reply. Thank you and God bless!

  12. Hi. I completed all four modules but I can’t find that page for “my achievements”. The only option I have is to logout. Can you please assist? Thank you

  13. Hi, I completed the course but I’m not seeing that page where I can print the certificate. I’ve searched several times but to no avail. Kindly help. Thank you.

  14. I can’t find where to print the certificate. The Achievement page is not any where. Once you login , it goes straight to modules and then logout. Please help. Thanks

        • Eyo, once you have completed the online training, you can access your certificate from the “my achievements” section. Please refer to the last section of the article above. It has been updated with instructions that will help you to print your certificate of completion. Let me know if you’re still not able to print.
          Avtar

        • Hi Prabhnoor,
          The interface of the website may change depending on the type of phone and the screen size of your phone. It is best to access the training website from a laptop or desktop computer. Please refer to the last section of the article above. It has been updated with instructions that will help you to print your certificate of completion. You have to be logged in to access the achievements section. Let me know if you’re still not able to print.
          Avtar

  15. Hi, i completed my training but was not able to download and print my certificate. Each time I click, it takes me back to the main menu. Kindly fix the problem, I can’t wait to flex my certificate

  16. Hi. I would like to know if this certificate can be used when applying in retirement home or nursing home?thanks.

    • Hi Kat,
      This is a training certificate and is meant to enhance your knowledge and skills to improve the quality of care you provide as a personal support worker. You can add this training onto your resume.
      Avtar

  17. Hi,
    Is there any way that I can independently verify this PSW online course “by the U of Toronto” is something acknowledged/accredited in Canada?
    It looks too interesting to be true, when some colleges charge +3K CAN$.
    Thanks,
    ovi

    • Hi there,
      Please note that this is NOT the PSW diploma course. This is a training certificate and is meant to enhance your knowledge and skills to improve the quality of care you provide as a personal support worker.
      Avtar

  18. I can’t seem to find the “my accomplishment” option as suggested to people having issue downloading certificate. I am using mobile phone, could that be the issue?

    • Hi Toyin,
      The interface of the website may change depending on the type of phone and the screen size of your phone. It is best to access the training website from a laptop or desktop computer. Please refer to the last section of the article above. It has been updated with instructions that will help you to print your certificate of completion. You have to be logged in to access the achievements section. Let me know if you’re still not able to print.
      Avtar

    • Hi Blessing,
      You have to complete the course in its entirety in order to get the certificate. Please refer to the last section of the article above. It has been updated with instructions that will help you to print your certificate of completion. Let me know if you’re still not able to print.
      Avtar

  19. I finished this course since last year and up till now, I haven’t been able to print my certificate. what is the URL to get to the “My Achievements” section. I can’t find it on my page. You cn please forward me the URL to my email address. Tnx

    • Hi Olivia,
      Please refer to the last section of the article above. It has been updated with instructions that will help you to print your certificate of completion. You have to be logged in to access the achievements section. Let me know if you’re still not able to print.
      Avtar

  20. I just concluded my course and got to the congratulations transcript. How and where can I print my certificate?

    • Hi there,
      Please refer to the last section of the article above. It has been updated with instructions that will help you to print your certificate of completion. Let me know if you’re still not able to print.
      Avtar

  21. This is a very informative course and i enjoyed every bit of it.

    Please i misspell my name and would like to appeal to the authority to correct my name. My name spells THEOPHILUS (single T at the beginning) and not TTHEOPHILUS. So my full name is THEOPHILUS AZUKA OSEMEKE.

    Thanks for your understanding

    • Hi Lise,
      This is a training certificate and is meant to enhance your knowledge and skills to improve the quality of care you provide as a personal support worker. It is NOT a PSW diploma.
      Avtar

    • Hi Dee,
      This is a completely legitimate online training program offered by the University of Toronto. Let me know if you have any further questions.
      Avtar

    • Hi Josephine,
      You must complete the training in its entirety to be able to obtain the certificate of completion. Let me know if you have any further questions.
      Avtar

  22. Hi

    I did the training far back February,2020.Unfortunately,I misplace the printed certificate and never saved a copy,how do I re-print a new one.
    Thanks,
    Jay.

  23. I don’t have experience in this field, can I still take it, get a certificate, and then start working? Or is there more education to this.

    • Sarafina…anybody can take this training program however please note that it is not a PSW diploma program. In order to become a Personal Support Worker, you will have to complete the diploma program through a college. Click here to find out which colleges offer PSW programs.
      Avtar

    • Stephen…this is a free training program offered by the UofT. Please note that it is NOT the PSW certificate course! It is a continuing education training program.
      Avtar

  24. Hello, I completed the online course “The PSW approach to quality care”. but forgot to print the certificate. Is it possible to get my certificate my name is Roshani Dangol. I think I completed the course in January or February. Please Let me know. Thanks.

    • Roshani…You must have created a login id and password when you completed the training. You should be able to print the certificate by logging into your account.
      Avtar

  25. Hello,
    Still not able to retrieve my certificate after clicking on the MY ACHIEVEMENT.
    It takes me back to starting the course all over, meanwhile i completed the course.

    help please

    • Cecilia…I’m not sure what could be wrong. Things seem to work fine and a certificate of completion is available once you have completed the training. Perhaps, you may want to try another browser or computer.
      Avtar

  26. Hallo, am through will the course, thankyou. How do I register for the accelerated psw online training for international students?

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